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Join the Linder Center of HOPE for a session on the “mechanics” of household and relationship to larger culture. Participants will be able to illustrate cultural conditioning of household values and priorities and demonstrate methods of emotion focused problem solving and conflict resolution. 

RSVP Categories: Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Tuesday, July 2

Anderson Branch Library , Cincinnati

During this awesome event, critically acclaimed local young adult author Kristen Simmons will share her knowledge as she discusses topics such as writing tips, forming a story, and her path to publication.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, July 3

Sharonville Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn about African-American artist Sam Gilliam and make an art project using his techniques. 

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

Friday, July 5

Newport Aquarium , Newport

Pack your pajamas and spend an evening learning all about sharks during this special overnight; there will be exclusive aquarium access, animal-themed games and other awesome activities. 

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits Ages: All ages

Tuesday, July 9

Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

Grandparents, have a grand day with the littles! There will be fun activities like games and crafts and maybe even a mystery to solve; pack a lunch for a picnic. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Crafts, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Happening thru:

Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Hamilton

Unwind in the great outdoors with some nature centered yoga; all experience levels are welcome at this mindful exercise experience. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Fitness, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: Teens

Harrison Branch Library, Harrison

Enter a Hot Wheels or Matchbox type car or just come to watch the races! The day of the race, register your car at 6:15 p.m. Races begin at 7:00 p.m. Ages 12 and Under with a Caregiver. Registration for the program required and begins June 1st.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, July 11

Groesbeck Branch Library, Cincinnati

this exciting three part program featuring our favorite insects to meme! In the first half of the program let your creativity soar as we design and decorate mini terracotta pots using a variety of acrylic paints and application techniques. As the pots dry, Ellie Falk of The Civic Garden Center of Cincinnati will give an… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Classes, Library Events, Nature Ages: Parents Only, Teens

Friday, July 12

Monfort Heights Branch Library , Cincinnati

Get sorted into your Hogwarts House and help your team compete to win the Triwizard Tournament! Pizza provided. For wizards entering grades 6-12.

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

Saturday, July 13

Coney Island, Cincinnati

The Southern Ohio 2019 Walk for Wishes is coming to Coney Island! This family fun event is made for all ages. Start a team with family, friends, co-workers or walk as an individual. Enjoy a post-walk celebration with activities and snacks and help transform the lives of children battling critical illnesses.

RSVP Categories: Fitness Ages: All ages

Sunday, July 14

Mayerson JCC, Cincinnati

 Bring the whole family for a 45-minute lesson on how to call 911, recognize when CPR is needed, and perform hands-only CPR. This class will help kids and parents know what to do in emergency situations.

RSVP $$ Categories: Health and Safety Ages: All ages

Monday, July 15

The School for Creative Performing Arts, Cincinnati

Dayton Contemporary Dance and The School for Creative and Performing Arts are partnering for a 2 week dance intensive. There will be a finale performance at SCPA on July 27 at 7 p.m. Register today for this prestigious program!

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Dance Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

The Israeli Tzofim Friendship Caravan once again brings excitement, energy, and friendship to Cincinnati with its live performance. The Caravan’s celebration of Israeli culture will resound with kids and families of all ages. These young Israeli performers are selected after many rounds of competitive auditions and spend a year rehearsing for their tour. Come enjoy… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Music Ages: All ages

Tuesday, July 16

Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

Summer is hot, cool down with a sweet home made treat: ice cream! Youngsters will create their own ice cream and hear a yummy ice cream story. 

Categories: Museum Events Ages: All ages

Anderson Branch Library , Cincinnati

Video games are fun to play and even more fun to create. Learn to draw characters and build worlds using pencil, paper and imagination.

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, July 17

Happening thru:

Winton Woods Parky's Farm , Cincinnati

What’s your favorite farm animal? Take a farmyard tour and meet the animals to help you decide. RSVP two days in advance.

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

Mariemont Branch Library , Cincinnati

During this special after-hours reptile program, learn about some unique animals with a chance to get up close for personal interaction. Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Herpetological Society.

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, July 18

Elk Creek MetroPark: Meadow Ridge Area Shelter, Middletown

Get some tips for shooting close-ups and intimate landscapes from photographer Susan Milinkovich.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: Teens

Friday, July 19

Rentschler Forest MetroPark Reigart Road Area, Hamilton

Summer is all about fun in the sun, but when it gets too hot, take a break with some wild water activities. Join MetroParks of Butler County, Butler Soil and Water Conservation District and Ohio State University Extension for an exhilarating and hydrating afternoon. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, July 20

, Sharonville

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing with iSpace; there will be tons of hands-on STEM activities, kids can try on an astronaut space suit, explore jobs at NASA and so much more!!! 

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

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