Plan Your Cincy Weekend 10/19 – 10/21

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Friday, October 19

KIDS DAY AT THE PARKS : LEAVES FOR LITTLE FOLK

11 a.m. &  1 p.m

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve / Ellenwood Nature Barn, 3455 Poole Road, Cincinnati- 513-521-7275

greatparks.org

$7.50 per child, payable at the door + A valid Great Parks of Hamilton County vehicle permit (see website for pricing) is required to enter the park

Let’s learn all about lovely fall leaves. Bring your little naturalist to have some fun with leaves including a craft, hike and more.  

 

Saturday, October 20

DAY OF PUPPETRY

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Happen, Inc. 4201 Hamilton Ave.,Cincinnati

cincinnatipuppetryguild.com.

Bring your kids out for Halloween themed puppet acts presented by the Cincinnati Area Puppetry Guild, then watch a puppet parade and create sock puppets of your own.

 

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVE – THE – MOON – NIGHT

7 – 9 p.m.

The Cincinnati Observatory , 3489 Observatory Place, Cincinnati – 513-321-5186

Cincinnatiobservatory.org

$10 adults, $5 children, Free for Observatory Members

Peer through an observatory telescope to zoom into craters and see the lunar surface with your own eye. Learn all about the magnificent moon at this world – wide event, hosted locally by the Cincinnati Observatory. *weather permitting*

 

THE FALL FLYER

10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.

LM & M Railroad , 16 East South Street, Lebanon – 513-933-8022

Lebanonrr.com

$15 adults, $11 children 16 and under, free children under 2

All aboard! Autumn is the best time to board a train and see the beautiful color of Fall leaves. Fall Flyer tickets include a small pie pumpkin and access to the children’s straw maze.  The Black Barn will have delicious treats like apple pie, cider and caramel apples available for purchase (cash only).

 

Sunday, October 21

STEAM TEAM : GLOW BONES

3 – 4 p.m.

Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave.,Cincinnati – 513-287-7000

Cincymuseum.org

$10.50 adults, $8.50 children 3-12, free members

Did you know there are 27 bones in a human hand? Using flourescent paint, we will learn about our anatomy and see our bones glow.  

 

TOY LAB’S MAD SCIENTIST DAYS

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Happen’s Toy Lab, 4203 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati – 513-751-2345

toy-lab.com

$12 for 7 toy parts

Each weekend in October, toy makers can choose two additional pieces from our vault of spooky Halloween – themed toy parts. Your upcycled toy will come alive right before your eyes.    

 

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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