Posts Tagged: family outings

Mom Report: Dart Rush

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During a recent clean-up battle with my son, he blurted out an extremely hurtful statement. “All you do is clean. You are boring; Dad is the fun parent.” I don’t think he realized how hard his words hit me, how utterly crushed I felt, mostly because his statement had become true. I stopped dead in… Read more »

sMORE Fun With Cincinnati Parks

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Between now and 2018’s summer camps, find out the sMORE FUN you can have at one of the family nature programs held each month in Cincinnati Parks.  This month, satisfy the sweet tooth of all ages with Backyard Maple Sugaring on February 10 at the Caldwell Nature Center (430 W North Bend Road). Don’t miss… Read more »

Sugar Camp 2018

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation will host Sugar Camp 2018: Making Maple Syrup on March 7 – 10 in Middleton-Mills Park at Shelterhouse 2 (3415 Mills Road, Covington).   Step into the forest and back in time to experience life in a mid-1800’s sugar camp. Visit a working sugar camp, demonstrating the art and science of… Read more »

Mom Report: Syrian Shrine Circus

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The Syrian Shrine Circus is a one of a kind event. There are acts of all sorts and not a dull moment goes by! The circus starts off with the National Anthem and a warm welcome from the Ringmaster. Some of the exciting acts include Bengal Tigers and an impressive routine where they all lay… Read more »

Scout Appreciation Days

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Scouts are invited to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force every day in February and March to celebrate Scout Appreciation Days! The Museum will offer a special Scouts-only package, which includes two tickets to ride any of the simulators or for a film in the Air Force Museum Theatre, and one set of… Read more »

Top Picks for the Weekend!

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Get your girl power on with these fun events! First up the Air Force Museum Theatre will show a special screening of Wonder Woman on January 28 at 4 p.m. This Wonder Woman screening is part of the Air Force Museum Theatre’s annual Hollywood Film Series, which include both new and classic Hollywood movies on… Read more »

2018 Shelterhouse Rentals Begin

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Kenton County Parks and Recreation will begin accepting reservations for the upcoming season beginning Monday, February 5 at 7:30 a.m. for walk-in guests only. Reservations can be made at the Kenton County Public Works and Parks & Recreation Administration office, located at 420 Independence Station Rd. (in Lincoln Ridge Park), Independence, KY 41051. Shelterhouses are… Read more »

Mom Report: Great Parks of Hamilton County

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The Great Parks System (greatparks.org) is an amazing resource to have in the Tristate. Often playgrounds and hiking is what is most associated with these Hamilton County parks. Though I use the park system for these two activities, I have recently been very impressed with their educational programming. Earlier this month, I attended two events… Read more »

Spring Show at the Krohn

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The Krohn Conservatory (1501 Eden Park Drive) kicks off their spring show, A Garden of Pure Imagination, with a show room blossoming with vivid colors of cherry, lemon, grape, orange, blue raspberry, and sour apple. The candy-inspired exhibit includes vibrant tulips, cheerful daffodils, fluffy hydrangeas and more, all to make you feel like you’re inside… Read more »

Mom Report: Summit Park Ice Rink

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I grew up in Michigan where it pretty much is cold and snows from Halloween until Cinco de Mayo. My childhood home had a pond in the backyard, which my dad would shovel when it froze over. I spent every weekend, most weeknights, and my January birthday on ice skates. Now that I am older… Read more »

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