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FREE THE SCIENCE OF SNOW AND ICE (register)

@ Mariemont Branch, Cincinnati

Join Crystal Clear Science at the library for a super COOL science based program. Participants will find out there is more than one kind of ice, explore chemistry with “instant snow” and much more. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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

Tuesday, January 28

Symmes Township Branch , Loveland

Join the Contemporary Arts Center for a special workshop designed specifically for homeschool families. Stop by the library to participate in hands-on art making, learn about contemporary artists and take home an extended learning sheet with tips and resources for building on what you’ve discovered. 

RSVP Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Mariemont Branch, Cincinnati

Join Crystal Clear Science at the library for a super COOL science based program. Participants will find out there is more than one kind of ice, explore chemistry with “instant snow” and much more. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Friday, January 31

Walton Branch, Walton

Get face to face with this adorable bird, learn what life is like for a penguin and discover what the Cincinnati Zoo does to help these animals in the wild.

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, February 1

Great Parks, Cincinnati

Go on a challenging hike and work up an appetite for a heart hot bowl of soup with fellow hikers.   Jan 4- Winton Woods, Chicken Noodle Soup //  Jan 11- Sharon Woods, Chicken and Wild Rice Soup // Jan 18- Woodland Mound, Vegetable Beef Barley Soup // Jan 25- Shawnee Lookout, Chili Soup and… Read more »

RSVP $ Categories: Ages: All ages

Withrow Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Ever found toilet paper stuck to your shoe after leaving the restroom? Imagine how bears feel when this happens to them in the wilderness. Learn how to leave no trace while backpacking and enjoy a 3.5 mile hike. Bring a fully loaded backpack for spring conditioning. For ages 12 and up. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Bicentennial Commons River Center, Middletown

Join MetroPark’s outside for a hike at one, two, or all three great Middletown locations this winter! The first Saturday of the month, these hikes will begin at 10 a.m., and range from 1-3 miles. Enjoy a social, family friendly hike and learn about the outdoor options Middletown has to offer. Warm up with a… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Winton Woods/ Parky's Farm , Cincinnati

Jump into life in the early 1800’s- go to school, complete farm chores, play some pioneer games and get ready to dance your shoes off in this blast from the past. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Living History, Nature Ages: All ages

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

Rentschler Forest MetroPark Reigart Road Area, Hamilton

Whoo wants to learn about owls? See and hear live owls, go on a night hike and practice calling them in from the forest. Bundle up… it will be a hoot! 

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, February 2

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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

Tuesday, February 4

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Jewish Discovery Center , Mason

Enjoy a fun morning with songs, crafts and a chance to meet other moms in the area. Spend quality time with your little one in a warm Jewish environment.

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Covedale Branch , Cincinnati

Teens! Come showcase your talents. Rap, recite poetry, sing… or watch friends perform. 

Categories: Library Events, Music Ages: Teens

BCPL Florence Branch , Florence

Learn how to make sweet treats with Christy Eastwood from the Boone County Extension Office. This class is free and all supplies will be provided.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events 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

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

Jewish Discovery Center , Mason

Join a diverse group of people from different backgrounds to relax, let go and enjoy Shabbat together. Friday night meals are sumptuous and memorable. 

RSVP $ Categories: Ages: All ages

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