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FREE MEET THE DOULA (register)

@ Cocoon Coffee ,

Come grab a cup of coffee and join Tamara at Meet the Doula. Tamara is available to answer all your questions – what does a doula do, how can a doula support you during pregnancy, birth and postpartum?

RSVP Categories: Classes, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Thursday, November 14

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Neusole Glassworks , Forest Park

Looking for a truly unique way to celebrate the harvest season? Join professional glassblowers to create a pumpkin out of hot molten glass! For children ages 5 and up. Register a 30 minute  slot for each participant. Glass pumpkins will be ready for pickup in 7 days. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Crafts Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Miami Whitewater Forest/ Visitor Center , Harrison

Millions of years ago, Hamilton County looked quite different with plants and animals that cannot be found today. Home-schoolers ages 5-12 and parents are invited to explore and investigate these prehistoric plants and animals through their fossils. 

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

Friday, November 15

Green Township Branch , Cincinnati

Homeschoolers, join the library for a STEM program focusing on math skills and resources. For children ages 7 – 12 years old. 

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

Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

Enjoy a walk through the 1 mile of holiday light displays at your own pace. A wine tasting event with heavy hors d’oeuvres will follow; sample a variety of local wines in your commemorative souvenir glass. 

$$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Parents' Night Out, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Parents Only

Krohn Conservatory , Cincinnati

A special limited release beer made with our “Krohn Grown” Coffee will be offered by Woodburn Brewery and a program by Mark House. Includes one drink ticket, a short lecture and evening viewing of the conservatory. 

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Nature, Parents' Night Out, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Parents Only

California Woods Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Meet live owls and learn about the night time forest and lore while enjoying a roaring fire on a beautiful bluff in California Woods! Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, cook a s’more. There is a short but steep luminaria-lit hike up to the bluff. Sponsored by the California Woods Advisory Council.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, November 16

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Arlington Reception Center , Cincinnati

The Arlington Memorial Gardens is hosting “Surviving the Holidays: A Grief Seminar”, a free event that is open to the public. Sue Slusher, Arlington’s Life Tribute Celebrant will be offering tips and suggestions on managing emotions, expectations and stress during the holiday season.

RSVP Categories: Parent Education, Seasonal/Holiday, Support Groups Ages: Parents Only

Cocoon Coffee

Come grab a cup of coffee and join Tamara at Meet the Doula. Tamara is available to answer all your questions – what does a doula do, how can a doula support you during pregnancy, birth and postpartum?

RSVP Categories: Classes, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Huffman Park Shelter A , Fairfield

Animals have all kinds of homes… from in the ground, to in the trees, to under water. Go on a hike to explore these different animal homes to see who lives in Huffman Park and who is preparing for winter! Please prepare for winter as well and dress for the weather.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

Bring the family out for some fresh air. Run or walk 3.1 miles through the park and lit-up Holiday in Lights pathway in Sharon Woods. Attendance limited to 1,850 participants.

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

Elk Creek MetroPark Meadow Ridge Area , Middletown

Meteors are out of this world! Join MetroParks for a fantastic viewing of these meteors with members of the Cincinnati Observatory and the Cincinnati Astronomical Society. View the stars like never before through the lens of a telescope and participate in sensory activities. Bring a blanket or chair to relax and watch the meteors brightly… Read more »

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

Perfection Gymnastics

Parents, have a night out and drop the kids off at Perfection gymnastics! The Bayou Bash night will be full of games, crafts, gymnastics and cheese pizza for dinner! Children must be at least 4 years old and potty trained to attend.

RSVP $$ Categories: Parents' Night Out, Sports Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Downtown Main Library, Cincinnati

Spend the night at the Main Library during this fun Girl Scout Troop overnight program. Campers will explore arts, crafts, science, technology and teamwork. Troops must meet Girl Scout Safety Wise. 

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

Newport Aquarium, Newport

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual Taste of the World is an entertaining evening where guests enjoy a fabulous selection of wine, beer and spirits, and sale food prepared by top Greater Cincinnati restaurants – all while touring the spectacular underwater world of the Newport Aquarium! The Party Source brings their top distributors to answer… Read more »

RSVP $$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Fundraisers, Parents' Night Out Ages: Parents Only

Monday, November 18

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Mayerson JCC, Cincinnati

Children can channel their inner Robin Hood with this fun session; kiddos will learn how to aim, shoot and practice archery safely from a USA Archery level 2 instructor. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Sports Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Stork Helpers , Mason

This two hour class will focus on techniques to make mom comfortable during labor and delivery. This class will review how to use the peanut ball, birth ball, different labor positions, massage and also how to create a relaxing environment.

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Parent Education Ages: All ages

Tuesday, November 19

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LTP Cafe

Moms, take some time to run errands, have lunch or go holiday shopping! Drop off potty trained kids ages 3 – 6 to enjoy supervised free play, a snack, craft and story time with friends. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Parents' Night Out, Playgroups, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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 little ones in a warm Jewish environment.

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Crafts, Playgroups, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

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College Hill Branch , Cincinnati

Use LEGO robotics to learn coding, engineering and design in a fun and hands-on way. This five-week series will run from Nov 12 through December 10. 

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

Just Sew, Fort Thomas

You know how to sew but you’ve never quilted? This is the class for you. In this session, you will learn proper cutting techniques, stitching, pressing seams, and trimming to achieve a crisp professional look. Using a nine-patch design, you will complete a useful potholder.  

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Crafts Ages: Parents Only, Teens

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