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FREE HOLIDAY CRAFTS FOR FAMILIES

@ Monfort Heights Branch Library, Cincinnati

Join an evening of holiday crafts including string art again! 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, December 16

Scene75, Milford

Enjoy a breakfast buffet with Santa, and be sure to bring your camera for pictures.  Parents can also RSVP for the Breakfast & Bounce package which includes breakfast with Santa, a 30-minute bounce pass, and a $5 Scene75 Arcade Card.

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

Cincinnati Children's Liberty Campus

Parents are invited to this workshop to learn about gaming and texting, and how to know when enough is enough.  

RSVP Categories: Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

La Casita Learning Center

Join Miss Ana for playtime where you and the family will be exposed to Spanish through songs and fun. 

RSVP Categories: Playgroups Ages: All ages

Voice of America MetroPark

RSVP by Dec. 11. Little ones will enjoy a yummy buffet breakfast, entertainment from Charlie Cadabra, and a visit with Santa! 

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

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Ages 6 and older and their grown-ups can prepare for the holiday season with some fun and crafty gift options. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Sunday, December 17

Winton Woods

RSVP by Dec. 15. Take a 1.1-mile moderate hike to discuss some tips and enjoy the great outdoors.

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

Happening thru:

The Phoenix, Cincinnati

Bring the littles for a memorable morning that includes a buffet breakfast and a visit to Santa’s workshop where kids can decorate cookies and enjoy a special storytime. 

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

Happening thru:

Winton Woods, Cincinnati

Enjoy a tasty buffet and let the kids tell Santa all about their Christmas wishes and take a complimentary photo. 

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

Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP three days in advance. Ages 8 and older will learn the basics of shooting a compound bow then take a little target practice.

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

Behringer Crawford Museum

Local children’s librarians will read The Polar Express and The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me! Kids can make a Christmas craft and enjoy some hot chocolate and cookies. Holiday finery or comfy PJs are encouraged! 

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Evendale Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati

If you think you know the story of miserly old Scrooge, think again! Madcap turns this Christmas ghost story into a fantastically funny tale, bringing your favorite Dickens characters to life with giant puppets and exciting new twists. Arrive early for a fun holiday inspired craft activity.

RSVP Categories: Acting & Theater, Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Blue Cocoon's Mommy + Me Play Cafe, Montgomery

Parents, grandparents and caregivers can choose from certification or non-certification in this must-take safety course.

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

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

Monday, December 18

blue manatee children's bookstore

Ages 3 – 6 will read a picture book then make a piece of fused glass art (final pieces will be picked up at a later date).

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

Tuesday, December 19

Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP by Dec. 14. Ages 5 – 12 will explore interactive learning stations, take a creative writing lesson, and enjoy a hike. 

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

Monfort Heights Branch Library, Cincinnati

Join an evening of holiday crafts including string art again! 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Florence Branch Library, Florence

Comparta sus experiencias sobre la crianza de sus hijos, conozca sobre los recursos disponibles, encuentre soluciones a las situaciones que nos enfrentamos como padres y conozca nuevas amistades. Habrá refrigerio, café gratis y también habrá cuidado para niños. Necesita registrarse antes del evento.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, December 20

Trailside Nature Center at Burnet Woods, Cincinnati

Grades K – 3 will explore, play seasonal games, get creative and enjoy a story. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 6 – 8 Years

Thursday, December 21

Laboiteaux Woods Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

RSVP by Dec. 19. Got the day off from school? Brave the cold for an outdoor exploration, then warm up inside while you meet some live animals.

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford

Take an evening hike on the longest night of the year.

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

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