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FREE TEENS PAINT AT THE LIBRARY

@ Wyoming Branch Library,

Create abstract art using canvas, paint and good old-fashion cookie cutters.  Registration Required. Sponsored by the Kersten Fund

RSVP Categories: Art, Library Events Ages: Teens

Tuesday, May 1

Clifton Branch Library

Create your own mini piñata and fill it with candy, just in time for Cinco de Mayo. For ages 11-18. Registration is required.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: Teens

UC Victory Parkway Campus, Cincinnati

Adults will learn about different types of makeup products and how to confidently apply a basic daytime and nighttime look.

RSVP $$$ Categories: Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Scheben Branch Library, Union

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Test your abilities with our virtual reality software, superhero-themed crafts, games, and activities! Please register.

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

Wednesday, May 2

Cold Spring Branch Library, Cold Spring

Use microscopes to discover the small world around us. Learn to prepare a slide and look at everyday items. Learn to extract strawberry DNA and look at the under the microscope. There will also be prepared slides to look through and see a fascinating world of the microscopic. Ages 11-19. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: Teens

Oakley Branch Library

Sign up to try your hand at coding using the Ozobot! See how this tiny robot responds to different colors and draw a path for Ozobot to follow! Ages 5-12. Registration is required.

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

Joseph Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Grab your wand, don your cloak and join the second meeting of the Harry Potter Book Club, open to ages 11 and older (ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult). 

RSVP Categories: Storytimes Ages: Teens

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch Library

Meet other parents in our community to share ideas on parenting, learn from each other, and create connections that will support you on your parenting journey. Dinner and child care provided. Families receive a free book. Please register and indicate food allergies in the Comments section.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Parent Education, Support Groups Ages: Parents Only

Four Mile Creek MetroPark

RSVP by May 2. This park is normally closed to the public but will open today for birding.

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

Thursday, May 3

Scheben Branch Library, Union

Children and their adults will practice mindfulness and easy stretches as we move along with stories. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or clean towel. Please register.

RSVP Categories: Fitness, Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

Ages 3 – 5 and their adults can celebrate Mother’s Day with a story, a card craft, and a visit to the moms in the Taft’s collection.

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years

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

Mt. Washington Branch Library, Cincinnati

I spy with my little eye… a fun craft that you can take on your summer road trips! Design and fill your own I Spy Jar to take home. All materials are provided. Grades K-6. Registration is required.

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

UC Victory Parkway Campus, Cincinnati

Learn how to combine simple forms, circles, lines and dots into eye-catching patterns, then how to use those patterns to create unique pieces of art. No drawing skills required.

RSVP $$ Categories: Art Ages: Parents Only

Cold Spring Branch Library, Cold Spring

Begin your journey in creating your own unique space on the internet, or in video games such as Minecraft. We will be starting with Java in a Minecraft setting using a Python program, and move onto other codes in future months. Ages 11 & up. Register early since laptops are limited.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: Teens

Friday, May 4

Happening thru:

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Ages 4 – 8 can play old-time games, take a wagon ride, help in the garden, and have fun in the Playbarn.

RSVP $$ Categories: Living History, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Cancer Support Community

Join CSC staff as we celebrate May the 4th!  Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character for this family friendly event!  Star Wars crafts, activities and themed snacks will be provided.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Support Groups Ages: All ages

Cold Spring Branch Library, Cold Spring

Welcoming experienced and new players alike, we will be playing Dungeons and Dragons 5e. If you don’t know how to make a character we will have pre-generated characters to use. If you would like to make your own character, we will be making characters and leveling up from 6 to about 7 pm. If you… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Saturday, May 5

Glenwood Gardens

RSVP by May 3. Kids can make a miniature dwelling for fairies, sprites and gnomes with natural materials to place in their garden.

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

Main Library, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Cincinnati

STEM Girls University is a program designed to introduce STEM Girls participants to STEM concepts through in-depth discussion and activities featuring women in science. Registration is required. To register, call 287-7001 or visit www.cincymuseum.org/STEMgirls

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

Cancer Support Community

Join CSC staff and Anke Pietsch for a celebration of Mexican heritage.  Join in Papel Picado, a craft to make colorful flowers stamped with sponges, and a Dia de los Muertos photo booth.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday, Support Groups Ages: All ages

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