Plan Your Cincy Weekend 2/22 – 2/24

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The Jungle Book Kids performed by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Friday, February 22

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 http://entertrainmentjunction.com for more information.

DISNEY’S THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS

7:30 p.m., with additional weekend showtimes

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 thechildrenstheatre.com/mainstage/details/disneys-the-jungle-book-kids for more information.

FREE SOCCER VILLAGE WAREHOUSE BLOWOUT SALE

12 – 6 p.m., additional weekend sale times, see website for details.

5871 Creek Road

Head to Soccer Village for huge discounts. Save anywhere from 10 – 90% off of items like shoes, shirts, jerseys and more.

Call 513-530-2307 or visit soccervillage.com/warehouse-sale-2019 for more information.

Saturday, February 23

FREE ART ACADEMY OF CINCINNATI AT 150: A CELEBRATION IN DRAWINGS AND PRINTS

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive

Celebrate 150 years of the Art Museum! Explore an exhibit featuring more than 90 works of art created by alumni and faculty of the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

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

FREE CINCINNATI CITY-WIDE SUZUKI VIOLIN PLAY-IN

2 – 3:30 p.m.

Walnut Hills High School Auditorium, 3250 Victory Parkway

Join over 140 students and 15 teachers to perform parts of the Suzuki Violin School volumes 1 – 10. This is the 10th annual event and is organized by the Corryville Suzuki Project.

Call 513-231-3523 or visit suzukiproject.org for more information.

FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL: FROSTY FUN

12 – 3 p.m.

Contemporary Arts Center, 44 East 6th Street

Drop by the UnMuseum for a fun and frosty day for the whole family! Create a snow painting, meet a real life penguin from the WAVE foundation (12 – 2 p.m.), participate in an indoor snowball fight, design a frozen crown and warm up with a tasty cup of hot cocoa with yummy toppings.  

Call 513-345-8400 or visit  contemporaryartscenter.org/calendar/2019/02/23/family-festival-frosty-frozen-fun for more information.

Sunday, February 24

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 blooming 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.

MADCAP PUPPETS: THE GREAT SPACE CAPER

2 – 4 p.m.

Kings High School, 5500 Columbia Road, Mason

Watch as Buzby goes on a space adventure! His journey results in a crashed spaceship but also a friendship with a silly alien named Galax. After the MadCap performance, stick around for post-show activities from The Arts Alliance, Cincinnati Museum Center and more.

$2 per ticket.

Visit deerfieldrec.com 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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