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FREE CODING FOR KIDS

@ Hyde Park Branch Library, Cincinnati

Ages 5 – 8 and a caregiver can enjoy coding with an “unplugged” activity and time on the computer to play games based on computer programming concepts and skills.  Limited to eight children with their adult. 

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

Sunday, October 29

Main Library, Boone County Public Library

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

Kids First Sports Center, Cincinnati

Celebrate Halloween in a kid-friendly, safe environment with trunk-or-treating in the parking lot (best decorated trunk receives a $100 Kids First tuition card!), a pumpkin patch, hayrides, crafts, carnival games, gym stations, a giant inflatable slide and much more!  Wear your costumes and get ready to have so much fun, it’s spooky!

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Monday, October 30

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Join Miss Kelli for a good book and an art-making activity with your child ages 2 – 4.

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch Library, Fort Thomas

Improve balance, suppleness, focus and strength with instructor Phoenix Wilson. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Ages 13 & up. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Fitness, Library Events Ages: Teens

Newport Branch Library

Learn some fun tricks and techniques to take your costumes to the next level. We’ll also enjoy a screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG). Ages 12-19. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Films, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Teens

Wyoming Branch Library

Drop in and enjoy a variety of pumpkin themed games, activities and crafts.  Costumes are welcome, but not necessary.  Best for ages 10 and younger with a caregiver.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch Library, Fort Thomas

Celebrate the holiday as we play spooky games and make ghoulish crafts. Grades 1-5. Registration required.

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

Cold Spring Branch Library, Cold Spring

Join us in your best costume to win prizes, play scary themed games and enjoy scary snacks. Ages 11 & up. Movie rating PG-13. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Films, Library Events Ages: Teens

Erlanger Branch, Kenton County Public Library, Erlanger

From providing costume dress rehearsal and carving pumpkins, to making zombie marshmallows, teens get can Halloween ready.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Teens

Thursday, January 1

Blue Cocoon's Mommy and Me Play Cafe, Montgomery

Stop in to create an adorable wooden family with artist Anne Skove.  

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts Ages: All ages

Wednesday, November 1

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Ages 2 and older can celebrate the Day of the Dead with a traditional snack, craft and story.

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Thursday, November 2

Taft Museum of Art

Ages 3 – 5 and their caregivers will use the faces in Taft paintings to explore their own faces, plus head a story about making faces out of silly objects, and create their own wacky portrait.

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

Friday, November 3

Behringer Crawford Museum, Covington

Enjoy the colors that Mother Nature has to offer, make a craft, and enjoy a snack while listening to a fall story, all in the outdoor play center.

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

Wolff Planetarium, Cincinnati

Ages 5 and older will learn of monsters like gorgons and the Cracken and the wrath of ancient gods.

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

Saturday, November 4

Brazee Street Studios, Cincinnati

Celebrate the new board book from blue manatee press starring the world’s favorite baby hippo! Then stick around for a Glassroom activity (for an additional fee).

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Ages 3 – 6 and their adults will explore the colors of Rowe Woods and learn about why leaves change colors in the fall.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Happening thru:

Forest Run MetroPark, Hamilton

Bring your group for a hayride and cornucopia of activities like a campfire with s’mores, a field maze, and more.

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

Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP by Nov. 3. Learn the secrets of the stars and how farmers used them to know when to plant crops or breed animals. Dress for the weather.

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

Sunday, November 5

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Ages 4 and older and a caregiver will explore the trails to spot nests, dens and burrows.

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

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