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FREE HOMESCHOOL COOKIE MINING (register)

@ Symmes Township Branch , Loveland

Join the Hamilton County Water and Soil Conversation District for a program dedicated to teaching students about natural and renewable resources… using cookies! 

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

Sunday, April 7

Covington Kentucky

The Great Bridal Chase is a themed 5k event that brings together all of the fun of a race with the party of a wedding (no significant other required!)  Enjoy a scenic run through historic Covington, KY ending with an after party at Hotel Covington that includes cake, a DJ, photo booth and more!  This… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Fitness, Parents' Night Out Ages: Parents Only

Mayerson JCC, Cincinnati

Kids are invited to a fun afternoon with their friends at the J, no parents allowed! Kids ages 5 – 12 will enjoy games, activities, snacks and more!

$$ Categories: Parents' Night Out Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Main Library BCPL, Burlington

Meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, play games and make Easter crafts. The whole family will have a hopping good time. 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Monday, April 8

Cold Spring Branch, Cold Spring

Win prizes and play with local kids as you create new worlds. This program is for children ages 8 – 14 years old. Register to save a spot on the library laptops, or bring your own.  

Categories: Library Events Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Walton Branch BCPL, Walton

Do you love all things art? Join the library the second Monday of each month for a creative craft. 

RSVP Categories: Art, Classes, Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Join attorney Carla Loon Leader for a seminar on Special Education Law and Advocacy including discussion about IEP’s, 504 plans, extended year services and daily school services. Leader’s practice focuses on special education and education rights matters, recognizing that assisting students in obtaining appropriate support and educational services to meet their unique and often complicated… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Classes, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only

Tuesday, April 9

Symmes Township Branch , Loveland

Join the Contemporary Arts Center for a special workshop designed specifically for homeschool families. Stop by the library to participate in hands-on art making, learn about contemporary artists and take home an extended learning sheet with tips and resources for building on the discoveries made at the library. 

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

Alexandria Branch

Come to the library to create beautiful buttons featuring tree buttons! Help personalize the artwork and create unique and colorful trees like the ones seen during Spring. 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events Ages: All ages

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Scheben Branch , Union

Children in grades 1 – 3 can partner with a teen to improve their reading skills. Call to reserve a 30-minute time slot. 

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

Wednesday, April 10

Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

Learn about this Kentucky artist who lived beside the Ohio River, creating works of art alongside his wife. Children in grades 2 – 5 can create a small painting of their  own, inspired by Harlan’s work. 

RSVP Categories: Art, Classes, Museum Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Harrison Branch, Harrison

Children 12 years old and up can build something great with connectors, pulleys, rods, wheels and gears!  K’nex supplies and program facilitation provided by Dave Baker.

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

Symmes Township Safety Services Center , Cincinnati

Learn the basics of backyard composting including how to balance a compost bin, what materials can be composted and some troubleshooting tips. Hamilton County residents will receive a free kitchen collector, a “Simple Guide to Composting in Your Backyard” booklet and an “I Heart Compost” magnet.

RSVP Categories: Classes, Nature Ages: All ages

Thursday, April 11

Scheben Branch , Union

Reading doesn’t have to be ruff! Practice your reading with a certified therapy dog. Call to register for your 15 minute time slot. 

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

Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

Explore the life-cycle of plants from seed to blood through a flower themed craft. Chippie, BCM’s chipmunk mascot, introduces science to children 3 – 5 years old with this fun and educational STEAM elements. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Crafts, Museum Events, Science Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Friday, April 12

Monfort Heights Branch , Cincinnati

Teens must use the picture clues given to find the Avengers characters hidden around the library before time runs out! After hours, pizza is provided. For teens in grades 6-12.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Forest Run MetroPark Wildlife Preserve Area , Hamilton

Head to the park after dark for an exciting flashlight egg hunt. Participants will search for a dozen eggs that they can trade in for a goodie bag. 

RSVP $ Categories: Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Saturday, April 13

Forest Run MetroPark Welcome Center , Hamilton

Start the morning with a short presentation on compositional tools in the Welcome Center. Then we’ll go outside and search for good photo opportunities in the fields and around the ponds. Photographer Susan Milinkovich will share some tips on composition to help you frame and capture spring flowers and early morning light. Bring your iPhone,… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: Teens

Winton Woods , Cincinnati

For more than 30 years, Great Parks, Forest Park Environmental Awareness and hundreds of volunteers have removed tons of litter in and around Winton Lake. Help cleanup and stick around for a grilled lunch and raffle prizes. A special prize will be awarded to the high school with the largest group. 

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Volunteer Opportunities Ages: All ages

Morning View Heritage Area , Morning View

Lend a helping hand by planting tree seedlings in an effort to reforest public, protected (previously mowed) properties. This all-volunteer effort is organized by the Council to Restore Native Kentucky Woodlands. 

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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