Plan Your Cincy Weekend 9/21 – 9/23


Friday, September 21   KINGS ISLAND HALLOWEEN HAUNT Fridays, 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. Saturdays, 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.  6300 Kings Island Drive, Kings Mills http://visitkingsisland.com Buy online and save! Friday Haunt online price: $31.99, Saturday online price: $46.99, Junior/Senior Saturday price: $32.99   Join Kings Island for the opening weekend of Halloween Haunt… Read more »

Plan Your NKY Weekend 9/21 – 9/23


Friday, September 21 Northern Kentucky University Haile Planetarium Shows Friday, 6 p.m. “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” (recommended for children ages 4 through 3rd grade) 7:30 p.m. “Sunstruck” “Solar Quest” and a night sky tour (recommended for grades 4 and up) 409 Natural Science Center, Highland Heights https://inside.nku.edu/artsci/departments/pget/planetarium/calendar.html – 859-572-5309 Did you know… Read more »

Mom Report: Cincinnati Park’s Preschool Series


The fall preschool series, Adventures Under Glass at the Krohn Conservatory, consists of three parts to fit their natural theme, “Colors in Nature,” every Monday: September 10, 17 and 24. The themes are, A Green World Around Me, Brown All Around and Glorious Red. All of the little ones, 3-and-a-half – 5 years, could wear… Read more »

Fall Art Series at The Carnegie


Voted the “Best Art Class,” by our readers, The Carnegie’s ArtShop Artist Series’ workshops are a perfect fall-themed activity for all ages.  Preschoolers love the Preschool Art Class where they enjoy their favorite autumn-themed children’s books as they act out characters, dance, make up songs and create works of art taught by artists Jackie Smith… Read more »

ETY Earphones: Easy on the Ears


As caregivers, we have concerns on how damaging some headphones can be to our children’s tiny ear drums. Is it too loud? Can it affect their hearing later on? Safe Kids Safe-Listening Earphones by Etymotic Research created a solution to ease our minds by creating an earphone that seals the ear canal, blocking out external… Read more »

Downtown Mom’s Day Out


Shake up your boring, routine night out with gal pals and a more unique experience. Here are three luxurious ladies’ excursions to check out: Cherbourg Cyprus Window shopping and walking from here to there on your day downtown is sure to work up your appetite. There is a great new gluten- and nut-free bakery in… Read more »



Get your kids excited about STEAM learning with a super fun kit! This week, my boys and I dug into a rocking gem excavation science kit from Discovery Toys. They loved pretending to be archaeologist and paleontologists. They really enjoyed using a mallet and chisel to dig for gems. It was great to have a… Read more »

Plan Your Kentucky Weekend 9/14-9/16


Friday, September 14 Country Pumpkins Fall Festival Friday, 2 – 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m. Country Pumpkins Farm 1835 Sherman Mount Zion Road, Dry Ridge http://Countrypumpkins.com  859-905-9656 Feeling like it’s time for some fall fun? Head to Country Pumpkins Farm for u-pick pumpkins, hayrides, barrel train rides,… Read more »

Plan Your Cincy Weekend 9/14-9/16


 Friday, September 14 The Wizard of Oz Frisch Marionette’s Performance Friday, September 14, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 2 – 3 p.m. Sunday, September 16, 2 – 3 p.m., 4 – 5 p.m.   Showcase Stage at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati 4015 Red Bank Road,… Read more »

Local Author Comes to Blue Manatee


Get ready for a special story time by local author and illustrator Loren Long. He is premiering his newest children’s book, “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake,” September 23 from 2 – 3 p.m. at the Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore (3094 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209). Children will love… Read more »

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