Plan Your Cincy Weekend 2/14 – 2/17

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See Sleeping Beauty this Weekend!

Thursday, February 14

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.

FREE CAROL ANN’S CAROUSEL: HEARTS A FLUTTER

11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Carol Ann’s Carousel, 8 East Mehring Way

Love is in the air at Carol Ann’s; bring your sweetheart to enjoy a spin around the carousel, then enjoy lovely Valentine’s Day crafts and prizes.

Free event programming; carousel ride tokens available for purchase ($2 for 1 token).; Call 513-381-3756 or visit cincinnatiparks.com/carousel/ for more information.

CINCINNATI BALLET PRESENTS THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

7:30 p.m.

Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street

Beautiful sets, costumes, music and dancing bring this full-length fairy tale to life. Get swept away to an enchanted world where a sleeping princess is brought to life with a kiss and good triumphs over evil.

Tickets starting at $36.

Call 513-744-3344 or visit cballet.org/sleeping-beauty/ for more information.

FREE SHOW AND TELL ON THE FARM: LOVE IS IN THE AIR

10 – 11 a.m.

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton

Who is in love at the farm? Make some Valentine’s for the farm animals, and learn about animal hearts with a live animal demonstration.  

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.

THURSDAY ART PLAY: BIG LOVE

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Contemporary Arts Center , 44 East 6th Street

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a fancy party in the UnMuseum. Party goers will make necklaces, paint canvas bags to hold Valentine’s cards and make cards for loved ones. Stick around after the program for some kid-friendly yoga.  

$5 for non members, free for members.

Call 513-345-8400 or visit contemporaryartscenter.org/programs/family-programs/thursday-art-play for more information.

FREE YOUNG ADULT LAB: BIG LOVE

4 – 6 p.m.

Contemporary Arts Center, 44 East 6th Street

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a BIG way! Create jumbo Valentine’s cards and enjoy some delicious snacks.

Call 513-345-8400 or visit contemporaryartscenter.org/programs/teen-programs/young-adult-lab for more information.

Friday, February 15

EGYPT: THE TIME OF THE PHARAOHS OPENING

10 a.m.

Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Avenue

Head to Cincinnati Museum Center for the opening day of Egypt: The Time of the Pharaohs. Step into a period of history when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and gods walked among man.  

See website for ticket pricing.

Call 513-287-7000 or visit cincymuseum.org 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.

Saturday, February 16

FREE CINCINNATI FAMILY’S SUMMER CAMP ADVENTURE FAIR 2019

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Blue Ash Recreation Center, 4433 Cooper Road, Blue Ash

Families, get ready for summer with us! Browse over 50 booths of camps (both local and regional), explore hands-on activities, watch performances and enter to win prizes. Don’t miss out on this fun and informative event.

Visit cincinnatifamily.com for more information.

Sunday, February 17

FREE 3RD SUNDAY FUNDAY: OUT OF THIS WORLD

1 – 4 p.m.

Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike Street

3, 2, 1… BLAST OFF to a Sunday Funday that is out of this world. Browse the Taft’s collection of “stars”, use balloons to paint the solar system, learn about constellations at the Art Cart and watch the Madcap Puppets perform “The Great Space Caper” at 2 p.m.   Call 513-684-4517 or visit taftmuseum.org for more information.

CYCLONES KIDS CLUB GAME

3 p.m.

US Bank Arena, 100 Broadway Street

The Cincinnati Cyclones are partnering with Chick-Fil-A to offer families a great value to see  the Cyclones take on the Adirondack Thunder. Kids Club Members are invited to paint the ice after the game.  

$73 covers tickets, hats and chicken sandwich coupons for a family of four.   

Call 513-421-7825 or visit http://cycloneshockey.com for more information.

DISNEY’S THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS

2 and 5 p.m.

Taft Theatre, 317 East 5th Street

Follow man-cub Mowgli’s journey through the jungle as he makes friends and learns what it means to be human. Jazzy tunes will have the whole families toes tapping.  Tickets starting at $10.

Call 513-569-8080 or visit  http://thechildrenstheatre.com/mainstage/details/disneys-the-jungle-book-kids 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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