Posts Tagged: family outings

Jane’s Saddlebag Opens for the Season!

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Jane’s Saddlebag (13989 Ryle Road, Union) opens for the season on Saturday, March 31, with the Boone Mason Lodge Annual Easter Egg Hunt, beginning at 12 p.m. The event is free and open to the public — be sure to arrive at noon, as it won’t take long for all the eggs to be picked… Read more »

Need a Reason to Visit Indy? We’ve got four!

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Just under two hours away, Indianapolis is a perfect travel destination for Cincinnati families. There is a huge variety of attractions to keep every member of the family happy during your visit. Here is my top three list of Indy Family activities, followed by my recommendation for the trendiest spot to stay overnight, Ironworks Hotel…. Read more »

Roller Derby Fun!

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Looking for a fun night out with your family or friends? Check out roller derby with the Cincinnati Rollergirls or the Black-n-Bluegrass Roller Girls! My husband and I, along with some friends, recently attended the Cincinnati Rollergirls home opener. The Cincinnati Rollergirls are in their twelfth season and their second year playing games at Schmidt… Read more »

Mom Report: Ring of Fire

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Ready to explore something new with your family at the Newport Aquarium? Ring of Fire: World of the Octopus recently made its public debut.  The former jellyfish room has been artfully remodeled to house this breathtaking exhibit. Lights and sounds will immerse you in the thunderous world that the Japanese Spider Crab, Moon Jellyfish, and… Read more »

Opening Day Parade Party

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Want to enjoy the Cincinnati Reds’ Opening Day Parade in style?  RSVP now for the Opening Day Parade Party at The Phoenix!  The festivities take place from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on April 2, and include ballpark food stations, drink specials for the grown-ups and fun for the kids.  Located on the parade route,… Read more »

A Tasty Way to Make a Difference

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Save the date for the upcoming Pancakes in the Woods, an annual tradition that brings together history, a good cause and a tasty treat.  Head to California Woods Nature Center (5400 Kellogg Ave.) on Sunday, March 18 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. (no RSVP necessary) for a pancake and sausage breakfast grilled by celebrity… Read more »

Mom Report: Highfield Discovery Garden

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March offers some unpredictable weather so while the forecast is looking sunny and dry take advantage of the programming at Highfield Discovery Center at Glenwood Gardens (10397 Springfield Pike)! The current program is all about Maple Sugar and how it is tapped from trees and made into delicious maple syrup. The classroom is set up… Read more »

Game On!

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Run, drive, jump, putt and play, while learning how to stay happy, healthy and safe at the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience. The new 7.5-acre attraction opens Saturday, March 17 at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. It features 14 interactive elements that demonstrate the physical, mental and social rewards of being active.   Indoor… Read more »

Mom Report: Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road) is a hidden treasure off of Colerain Avenue that many people may drive by each day without even realizing it is there! This small nature preserve boasts big activities. For example, this past weekend it hosted Maple Sugar Days. There were demonstrations of how trees are tapped and how… Read more »

It’s a Play Party!

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Head to the Contemporary Arts Center (44 East Sixth St.) on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 12 – 3 p.m. to celebrate the UnMuseum’s newest installation, Please Play! Designed by educator Leslie Kochanowski, the installation invites visitors to create and collaborate using re-purposed materials. Families will play and make musical instruments using recycled objects throughout the… Read more »

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