Posts Tagged: nature activities

Third Tuesday Nature Series


Kenton County Parks & Recreation and the Kenton County Public Library are teaming up to present: Third Tuesday Nature Series. These free, educational and nature themed programs will meet the third Tuesday of the month at Lincoln Ridge Park (Shelterhouse 3) from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Program Dates and Topics: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Gardening… Read more »

Bees Are All The Buzz!


Honey bees are vital pollinators. With their population declining, it is extremely important to learn more about them and the simple things you can do to help in their survival. Fortunately, Great Parks offers programs that do just that! The Buzz on Native Bees Sunday, April 8, 2 p.m. Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/Ellenwood Nature Barn Learn… Read more »

Spring Time is For the Birds


A big sign that weather is warming up is the increase in bird activity, from raptors to robins. Here are some free opportunities where you can get out and experience our fine feathered friends for yourself. Birds of Prey, Sun 3/4, 1 p.m. at Miami Whitewater Forest/Visitor Center Explore raptors during this live animal program. Heron Rockery… Read more »

Mom Report: Rentschler Forest MetroPark


My family has been to Rentschler Forest MetroPark (5701 Reigart Road) one time in the past, but we only visited the children’s play area. Recently, we were invited on a weekend hike through one of the many trails that the park has to offer and we happily accepted as we wanted to explore more of… Read more »

Maple Sugaring


Maple sugaring has been underway for a few weeks now, but there’s still time to get in on the action.  Check out these events coming up this Saturday, Feb. 25! Maple Sugar Days from 12 – 4 p.m. Feb. 25 and 26 at the Ellenwood Nature Barn in Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road).  Enjoy… Read more »

Great Outdoor Weekend


It’s back!  Mark your calendars for Sept. 24 and 25, as Green Umbrella’s Great Outdoor Weekend returns for another year of outdoor fun and adventure.  This annual events sampler is completely free to families of all ages and includes more than 100 happenings at places like Great Parks of Hamilton County (, Cincinnati Nature Center… Read more »

Celebrate John Ruthven Day!


John Ruthven Day takes place Saturday, November 14 at Cincinnati Nature Center (4949 Tealtown Road, Milford).  Help John celebrate his 91st birthday and a lifetime connection to the Nature Center.  Free admission with birthday card for John (hand drawn are encouraged!)!  John will be on hand from 1 – 3 p.m. to share treats and stories from his adventures around… Read more »

Don't Miss Out!

Sign up for our newsletter.

Best Bets for the Weekend | Editor's Picks | Contests & Giveaways

Our weekly newsletter – sent each Thursday – features our picks for the best events for the weekend, plus exclusive online content, and links to our online contests and giveaways.  You'll also find contests and giveaways that are for newsletter subscribers only!

Oh, and we don't share your information with anyone else!