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OHIO RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL (CANCELLED)

@ Ohio Renaissance Festival , Harveysburg

Explore a 16th century English village filled with shopping, shows, over 150 costumed characters, good food and so much more!  Each weekend has a fun theme:

  • Sep 5 – 7, Opening Weekend
  • Sep 12 – 13, Fantasy Weekend
  • Sep 19 – 20, Pirates Weekend
  • Sep 26 – 27, Highland Weekend 
  • Oct 3 – 4, Time Travelers Weekend
  • Oct 10 – 11, Barbarian Weekend
  • Oct 17 – 18, Romance Weekend
  • Oct 24 – 25, Feast of Fools

Many COVID precautions will be taken this season including a voluntary touchless temperature station, mandatory masks in shops where distance cannot be practiced, daily attendance limitations, additional hand sanitizing stations and more. See website for details. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Living History, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, September 20

Virtua, Cincinnati

Take a bike ride around Cincinnati for a good cause! 15, 25, 50 and 100 mile virtual rides are non-competitive and fun. 100% of rider-raised dollars go directly to cancer research and care in Cincinnati. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Fitness, Fundraisers, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Ohio Renaissance Festival , Harveysburg

Explore a 16th century English village filled with shopping, shows, over 150 costumed characters, good food and so much more!  Each weekend has a fun theme: Sep 5 – 7, Opening Weekend Sep 12 – 13, Fantasy Weekend Sep 19 – 20, Pirates Weekend Sep 26 – 27, Highland Weekend  Oct 3 – 4, Time… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Living History, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Monday, September 21

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Symmes Township Branch , Loveland

Venture to the library’s patio to build early childhood literacy (safely!) through books, songs and activities.

RSVP Categories: Classes, Library Events, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Nature Center , Milford

Kids got a case of cabin fever? This class is the cure. Children will receive a “Hike for your Health” passport and tackle a 1.5 hour hike during each session; by the end of the series, kids will have triumphantly completed 10 trails and hiked over 15 miles of terrain! 

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

Tuesday, September 22

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Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , Cincinnati

Tired of working at home? Need another quiet place to work? Register to work remotely at the Carnegie Center. Many safety protocols are in place, see website for details. 

RSVP Categories: Ages: All ages, Parents Only

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Clifton Cultural Arts Center , Cincinnati

Kiddos can come to the CCAC on Tuesdays or Thursdays for a safe and healthy place to complete their remote learning work; plus facilitators will lead fun arts and cultural activities, too! 

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts Ages: All ages

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LaBoiteaux Woods, Cincinnati

Catch a breath of fresh air! This 6 week nature based class will had toddlers playing games, hearing stories and even meeting animal ambassadors. 

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Parents' Night Out Ages:

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BCPL

Learn and grow with fun math and science activities. Program will be presented via Zoom Webinar. Families can pick up supplies at the Main Library. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Nature Center , Milford

Kids in grades 1 – 6 can join together in small groups to embark on after-school nature adventures. Guided by passionate hike leaders, children will experience the joys of nature which support their minds, body and mental wellness. Choose from Tuesday OR Thursday sessions. 

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

Wednesday, September 23

Cincinnati Nature Center , Milford

Come adventure with the Cincy Nature Center as we explore many of the habitats in Rowe Woods and search for creatures along the way! See who’s hiding under the pond’s surface, take a closer look at life in the field, or roll logs in the forest to see what lies beneath. Fresh air, hiking, games,… Read more »

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

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Kids First Too , Milford

Don’t miss out on the physical exercise that goes along with in-person school. Part gym and part recess, Move It is a brand new program made to get kids MOVING! Class will include a warm-up and stretch, games, activities, obstacle courses and so much more fun. Choose from Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. – 12:05 p.m…. Read more »

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

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Cincinnati Observatory , Cincinnati

Enjoy a Hyde Park library children’s storytime while utilizing the Cincinnati Observatory’s outdoor space. Limited capacity + registration required, masks required for adult caregivers.

RSVP Categories: Classes, Library Events, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford

What lurks beneath the boardwalk? Come meet these critters, see them get fed and learn all about them from a Nature Center Naturalist.

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

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Cincinnati Nature Center , Cincinnati

Artsy kids, ages 9 – 13, will become inspired by nature to create unique works of art during this after-school series. Children will find beauty in birds, insects, plants and animals as they hike trails at the Nature Center, then they will create one-of-a-kind masterpieces using paint, clay, natural dyes, pastels and so much more…. Read more »

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

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BCPL

Experiment with different writing styles and get feedback from peers. Meeting will be held using Discord; permission forms must be submitted.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, September 24

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Cincinnati Parks , Cincinnati

Get outside and explore! Littles will delight with a stroll through the park while learning all about trees, flowers, birds and more nature elements. This recurring program is designed for children 6 – 24 months old and their caregivers.  September 17 – Friendship Park (1135 Riverside Dr., Cincinnati) September 24 – Ault Park (5090 Observatory… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Playgroups Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

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Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Children will sing in English and Hebrew, dance, play with bubbles, ribbons and shakers, learn PJ Library songs and more! This class is the perfect opportunity for babies and toddlers to be introduced to music, creative stimulation and interesting sounds. For toddlers and babies up to two and a half years old and a caregiver.

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Music Ages:

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The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , Cincinnati

Students will be assigned an adult homework helper to guide them through any questions or issues they may have. 

RSVP Categories: Ages: All ages

Friday, September 25

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Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , Cincinnati

Kiddos ages 5-7 will enjoy rotating enrichment with friends; class offerings include music and movement, kids’ fitness, arts and crafts and more. 

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

Saturday, September 26

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

Come for yoga and nama-stay for the day! 1 hour yoga classes will be led by Body Alive; an animal ambassador will make an appearance at the end of each class. 

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

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