Classes & Activities

Sunday, January 26

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Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Bring the family to the J for a hands-on, interactive workshop to learn key emergency preparedness tips. Together, families will learn about safety procedures for everything from severe weather to fire safety and stranger danger. Then kids and parents will head to separate classes to get more in-depth information and practice their new safety skills…. Read more »

RSVP Categories: Classes Ages: All ages

Gorman Heritage Farm , Cincinnati

Join GHF gardener Jason Kamp to learn the basics of home gardening including: building raised beds, creating healthy soil, when and what to plant, garden tools and more! 

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Nature, Parents' Night Out Ages: Parents Only

Monday, January 27

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Cincinnati Museum Center- Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati

Little one’s can stop by the museum to create a masterpiece each week; young artists will have fun, make friends and develop fine motor skills. This program is available on Mondays and Thursdays with a new theme offered each week! 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Saturday, February 1

Caldwell Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Learn how to live off the land and learn how to make maple syrup this winter; discover what trees to tap, how to collect and cook the sap into syrup. 

RSVP Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, February 2

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Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, Trenton

Through hands-on activities and a craft, learn about farm life while learning the letters of the alphabet. A snack will be provided. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature Ages: All ages

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Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Take the mess out of your house and make it in the J’s! Little ones will make a mess while exploring all types of fun projects! Science, food, art – as long as it’s a mess!

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Playgroups Ages: All ages

Wednesday, February 5

BCPL Main Branch, Burlington

Children in grades 1 – 5 will explore a variety of hands-on science experiments.

RSVP Categories: Classes, Health and Safety, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Thursday, February 6

Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

Toddlers are invited to explore the parts of their faces during this fun art program; kids can hear a story about funny faces, make a wacky portrait and investigate the faces within Taft paintings. 

$ Categories: Art, Classes, Museum Events Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Covedale Branch , Cincinnati

Get ready for mindfulness and relaxation. Yoga instructor Brenda Zechmeister will visit the library to teach a beginners yoga class every Thursday in March. Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel, water and sweat towel if possible. This program is in partnership with Price Hill Will. 

Categories: Classes, Fitness, Library Events Ages: All ages

Friday, February 7

Caldwell Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Homeschool kiddos ages 5 – 12 years old can learn all about maple sugaring with this fun program. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Nature, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, February 11

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Florence Branch, Florence

Promote early literacy, explore activities and make memories at the library. 

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

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Cincinnati Nature Center , Cincinnati

Venture to the Rowe Visitor Center’s Whittaker Library for a nature themed storytime. 

$ Categories: Nature, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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Hyde Park Branch , Cincinnati

Yoga for kids, presented by a kid! Come and meet Vivienne Konz who is a certified yoga teacher.

Categories: Classes, Fitness, Library Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, February 12

Cheviot Branch , Cheviot

Join the Contemporary Arts Center for a special workshop designed specifically for homeschool families. Enjoy hands-on art making, learn about contemporary artists and take home an extended learning sheet with tips and resources for building an art education. This program is designed for children ages 6-12 years old and their caregivers. 

RSVP Categories: Classes, Library Events, Parent Education Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, All ages

Thursday, February 13

Contemporary Arts Center , Cincinnati

Teens can create jumbo cards, take a whack at a heart pinata and enjoy pizza at this anti-Valentines Celebration. 

Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: Teens

Monday, February 17

California Woods Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

K – 3 Campers can make syrup from sap and have lots of fun with friends; crafts, songs and games will be part of the adventurous day. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Parents' Night Out, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/ Ellenwood Nature Barn , Cincinnati

Celebrate this sweet day with a class for kids about tradition of maple sugaring; see a movie, take a hike, taste some yummy maple syrup and more! 

Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Thursday, February 20

Miami Whitewater Forest, Harrison

Homeschoolers ages 5 – 12 and their families are invited for a silly debacle between two politicians from the 1800’s. Learn about the hot topics of early American life. Participate in the debate and decide who wins it all. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Nature Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Saturday, February 22

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Winton Woods/ Parky's Farm , Cincinnati

What do Daisies, goats and chickens have in common? Find out while LEARNing about fun farm animals, SEEing them play and DOing your part to care for them. Programs at 9 and 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Classes, Nature Ages: All ages

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