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@ Coney Island, Cincinnati

Join the largest community fundraiser benefitting Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The whole family can participate in a one or two-mile walk, and enjoy free face painting, entertainment and access to rides at Coney Island.

RSVP $$ Categories: Fundraisers, Health and Safety, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Wednesday, August 23

Blue Cocoon's Mommy and Me Play Cafe, Montgomery

Learn basic gymnastics skills including tumbling, balance, flexibility and more. Classes are split by age.

RSVP $ Categories: Sports Ages: All ages

Cooper Creek, Blue Ash

Pro Seniors, a non profit helping Ohio’s seniors with the legal and long-term care problems, will recognize four “Seniors Who Rock” this evening. Join the fun, and learn what keeps each of these seniors young at heart.

RSVP $$ Categories: Fitness, Health and Safety, Parent Education, Parents' Night Out Ages: Parents Only

Thursday, August 24

Florence Branch, Boone County Public Library, Florence

Come dressed in your fanciest frock and be the “Belle” of the ball. Stories and treats with your favorite princes and princesses, and a special appearance by a princess who loves a library. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Friday, August 25

Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library, Union

Our sunflowers have been growing all summer long, and they are finally ready for some fun! Step inside our Sunflower House as we read stories and create a craft. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Nature, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Huffman Park, Fairfield

Join the Cincinnati Astronomical Society for an evening look at the stars, planets and moon.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

RSVP by Aug. 10. Learn how to contribute your observations to this citizen science project.

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

Saturday, August 26

Long Branch Farm & Trails, Goshen

Take a guided, in-stream hike to search for wonders like crayfish, green heron and kingfisher. Most water is less than 24 inches deep, but some spots are waist deep for adults.

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

Sunday, August 27


Enjoy a relaxing float down the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River, followed by a tasty lunch served up in Paintsville! Bring your own kayak or canoe or rent from Legends Outfitters or Jenny Wiley State Resort Park.

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

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Read to one of the library’s therapy dogs. Call the Main Library to schedule your 15-minute time slot.

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Blue Cocoon's Mommy and Me Play Cafe, Montgomery

Parents and caregivers are invited to this potentially life-saving class.

RSVP $$ Categories: Health and Safety, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Monday, August 28

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Laboiteaux Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP by Aug. 23. Homeschool students ages 6 – 12 will discover their inner scientist with games, projects and more.

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

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Ages 3 – 6 will read a story and make a piece of art to take home as well as a project using safe fused glass components to be picked up later.

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Main Library, Boone County Public Library, Burlington

Gotta catch ‘em all! Bring your own deck or DS; no trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.

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

Friday, September 1

Mayerson JCC, Cincinnati

Ages 3 – 5 will learn the basics of cooking, including measuring and mixing. Each class includes a story time and fun snack-making.

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Saturday, September 2

Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP by Sept. 1. Teens can learn about volunteer roles available, with a focus on opportunities at the Winton Woods Riding Center. For ages 14 – 18.

RSVP $ Categories: Volunteer Opportunities Ages: Teens

Wednesday, September 6

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Langsford Learning Acceleration Center, Cincinnati

Learn the five critical skills that support successful reading, as well as the root causes of reading difficulties and why some good readers struggle with comprehension.

RSVP Categories: Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati

Join a preview of the production The Miracle Worker, which dramatizes the volatile relationship between Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller.  Proceeds benefit Pregnancy Center West.  

RSVP $$ Categories: Acting & Theater, Fundraisers Ages: Parents Only

Thursday, September 7

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

How you stand and move can tell a lot about how you are feeling. Hear a story that will get you moving to show all sorts of emotions, practice your bending skills to create a movable piece of art, and look closely at the poses of the people in the Taft paintings to see how… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Lazer Kraze, Maineville

Players ages 4 and older with special needs can play laser tag or jump on the trampolines for free with their family member’s paid admission. Please see web site for jump rules; jump socks not included and are $2 per pair.  Also at the Erlanger location (1335 Donaldson Road, 859-371-5729).  

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

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Students of all ages (ages 12 and younger must be accompanied by a grown-up) are invited to a weekly class that will build on traditional drawing techniques.  

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Museum Events Ages: All ages

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