Plan Your NKY Weekend 5/24 – 5/26

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Have a magical Memorial Day with the family- check out these great weekend events happening in NKY!

Friday, May 24

 

FREE LITTLE DA VINCIS

Have fun and get learning! Fridays at 10 a.m. kiddos are welcome to join the library for an art and STEM activity. Kenton Library- William E. Durr Branch, 1992 Walton Nicholson Road, Independence; 10 a.m.; 859-962-4000 or kentonlibrary.org.

OPEN JUMP AT JUMP ZONE!

Are your kids bouncing off the walls with energy? Children 2 – 12 years old can bounce and slide with friends on 8 giant inflatables. There is also a new and improved toddler zone for youngsters 5 years old and under. Jump! Zone is under new management and is making lots of upgrades- including spring cleaning, more seating and family game nights- follow them on Facebook for more information. Jump Zone!, 5765 Constitution Drive, Florence; 5  – 8 p.m.; $10 per jumper. ; 859-283-5867 or jumpzoneparty.com.

 

Saturday, May 25

FLORENCE FREEDOM POKEMON NIGHT

For it’s 1, 2, 3 strikes your out! Watch the Florence Freedom strike out the Southern Illinois Miners during this exciting match-up. Don’t miss out on the chance to meet several Pokemon characters on the concourse, then after the game there will be a free concert by Lexie Dunn and The Grit Gang and the opportunity for kids 12 years old and under to play a game of kickball out on the field ($2 per child).   UC Health Stadium , 7950 Freedom Way, Florence; 6:05 p.m.; Tickets starting as low as $10.; 859-594-4487 or florencefreedom.com.

 

FREE KIDS’ STORYTIME

Bring the little ones to Joseph-Beth in Crestview Hills for a wonderful kids’ storytime (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.). Joseph-Beth Booksellers Crestview Hills Location, 2785 Dixie Highway, Crestview Hills; 10:30 a.m.; 859-912-7860 or josephbeth.com.

 

Sunday, May 26

THE GAMEWORKS SHOWDOWN (register)

Head to Gameworks for a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Game Showdown! There will be 3 local qualifier rounds, 1 national qualifier round and the chance for a lucky player to head to the national competition in Las Vegas! The public is welcome to watch the competition at no cost.  Gameworks, Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Newport; 10 a.m.; $30 – 50 registration fee.; 859-581-7529 or gameworks.com/location/newport/.

 

More NKY Sunday Funday Activities:

 

DART RUSH

12 – 6 p.m.

1 Levee Way, Newport

Bring your blaster in and have a BLAST playing team games like capture the flag, last man standing and king of the hill!

$12 for 1 hour of play time.

Call 859-203-5370 or visit dartrush.com/cincinnati for more information.

 

TOTTER’S OTTERVILLE

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

4314 Boron Drive, Covington

Let the kid’s burn off some steam with various play areas like a water table, pretend play zone indoor play center and more.

$8.95 for children, Free for adults.

Call 859-491-1441 or visit tottersotterville.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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