Plan Your Cincy Weekend 1/1 – 1/3

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Everything Thomas at EnterTRAINment Junction

Friday, February 1

BIRDS AT OUR FEEDERS

10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Glenwood Gardens , 10397 Springfield Pike

Chirp, chirp, tweet, tweet! Winter is a wonderful time to watch birds. Learn which birds are local, how they survive the cold winter months and how people can help them.

Program included in admission, $2.50 + A valid Great Parks of Hamilton County vehicle permit is required to enter the park, see website for more information.

Call  513-771-8733 or visit greatparks.org for more information.

FREE MOVE AT RHINEGEIST

6 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Rhinegeist, 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati

Enjoy a night of aerial, acrobatic and just plain awesome acts paired with music that will get you moving.  A portion of taproom sales will go to Mission2Move, a mindful movement class for students in Cincinnati.

Call 513-668-7676 or visit facebook.com/events/282627809119169/ for more information.

FABULOUS FOLIAGE AT KROHN CONSERVATORY

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive

Discover how various plants and flowers can make a statement in any garden. Vivid, lively colors fill the Krohn Conservatory during the 2019 Spring Show, Fabulous Foliage with traditional blossoming bulbs like hyacinth, tulips and daffodils and the colorful leaves of coleus, grasses and succulents.

$4 Adults, $2 children 5 – 17 years old, Free for members and children under 4.

Call 513-421-4086 or visit cincinnatiparks.com for more information.

Saturday, February 2

CINCINNATI POP’S: FIONA’S PLAYLIST

10:30 a.m.

Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street

What music would Cincinnati’s sweetheart listen to? Join the Cincinnati Pop’s for a fun and lively playlist inspired by Fiona the hippo including songs from A Bug’s Life and Harry Potter, among others. Arrive an hour before the show to play with instruments and make crafts at the pre-concert Family Fun Zone. This show is ASL interpreted.

$4 – 15.

Call 513-381-3300 or visit cincinnatisymphony.org/concerts-plus-events/lollipops/1819-lollipops/fionas-playlist/ for more information.

EVERYTHING THOMAS

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

EnterTRAINment Junction, 7379 Squire Court

Engineers, chug on into EnterTRAINment Junction to celebrate everyone’s favorite locomotive, Thomas the Train! There will be Thomas-themed train layouts, videos, scavenger hunts, coloring and crafts. Enjoy the kids train ride and find a Thomas toy to take home; all Thomas & Friends merchandise is 15 – 50% off in the gift store.      

Adults $13.95, Seniors $11.95, Children (3-12) $9.95, Members and children 2 and under: FREE.

Call 513-898-8000 or visit entertrainmentjunction.com for more information.

FREE FAMILY FIRST SATURDAY: MAKE YOUR MARK

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive

There is so much to do and see during this fun, free family event at the CAM. Explore and make discoveries while watching a performance, going on a scavenger hunt, hearing a story, taking a tour and making original artwork.

Call 513-721-2787 or visit cincinnatiartmuseum.org for more information.

Sunday, February 3

PENGUIN DAYS

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3400 Vine Street

It may be chilly outside, but many zoo animals are loving the winter weather. Visit the zoo for half price admission and special animal encounters, including the popular penguin parade.

Half price general admission, see website for more information.

Call 513-281-4700 or visit cincinnatizoo.org/events/penguin-days/ for more information.

SEWWHAT?! HEART STUFFIES

3 p.m.

KidSPACE at Duke Energy Children’s Museum, 1301 Western Avenue

Make the perfect Valentine for a loved one during this beginners sewing class; create a small stuffed heart with a hidden message inside!

Activity included with admission to DECM. $14.50 Adults, $13.50 seniors, $10.50 children 3-12, $5.50 toddlers 1-2, free for 1 and under and members.

Call 513-287-7000 or visit cincymuseum.org for more information.

FREE SHOW AND TELL ON THE FARM: GROW AS WE GO

2 – 4 p.m.

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton

Learn all about plant and animal life cycles at the farm. Investigate how living things grown and change through hands-on activities, a craft and a snack.  

A valid MetroParks vehicle permit is required to enter the park, see website for more information.

Call 513-867-5835 or visit yourmetroparks.net for more information.

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).

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