Posts Tagged: outdoor activities

Storytime In the Park

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The Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks have teamed up to bring families stories in the park all summer long.  Story time begins at 10 a.m. each Thursday now through September 27 at varying Boone County Parks, and are ideal for ages 2 – 5.  Plus, be sure to stick around for some… Read more »

Spring Time is For the Birds

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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 »

Great Parks’ Maple Sugar Days

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Tap into the sweet fun of Ohio maple sugaring during Maple Sugar Days! Join other families at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road) on Saturday, February 24, and Sunday, February 25, from Noon to 4 p.m. The tradition of maple sugaring has been passed down through the generations. Families can discover how the sticky sap from the… 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 »

Ice Skate at Summit Park!

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Summit Park has been the go-to place for fun and games with the family, and this coming winter, you can also go ice-skating!  The park’s new ice rink, located directly underneath the glass canopy, will open Saturday, Nov. 18. The rink will remain open to all ages through February.  Restaurants will be open their respective… Read more »

Mom Report: Raptor Inc.

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                  Raptor Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate injured birds native to the area and educate the general public about the importance of these birds. They host monthly open houses at their main site in Milford every fourth Sunday of the month where there are tours and learning activities… Read more »

Preparing For Night

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“Preparing for Night” marks the premier fall event for Cincinnati Nature Center (4949 Tealtown Road, Milford), taking place Saturday, Sept. 16, from 5 – 10 p.m.  Enjoy a fun evening of magical sights and sounds and bring a flashlight to explore interactive booths along the trails.  See astronomical wonders through telescopes, meet live raptors up… Read more »

Star Gaze

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Did the solar eclipse whet your or your child’s appetite for more astronomy?  Good thing the Cincinnati Observatory and Kenton County Parks are teaming for a Star Gaze on Saturday, August 26 at Lincoln Ridge Park (420 Independence Station Road, Independence).  From 8 – 10 p.m., families can enjoy a look at the night sky… Read more »

Kids’ Festival at Jane’s Saddlebag

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Pack up the gang and head to Jane’s Saddlebag this coming weekend for a fun festival that’s just for kids!   Kids can run wild and get free admission to the petting zoo, jump in inflatables, check out the Kids’ PlayLand and take a free hay ride. The Kids’ Festival takes place from 12 –… Read more »

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