It’s Maple Syrup Time!

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February sure is a sweet month! Grab the kids and learn all about sticky, sweet maple syrup during one of these ultra-sappy, maple-themed events.

MAPLE SYRUP MAKING AND GUIDED SAP COLLECTING HIKES IN THE SUGARBUSH
Feb. 23 & 29, 12 – 4 p.m.
Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Road, Cincinnati, OH
513-831-1711 | cincynature.org
Experience the whole process of producing liquid gold from maple sap. Included with park admission ($9 adult, $4 children); free for members.

MAPLE SUGAR DAYS
Feb. 22 & 23; 12 – 4 p.m.
Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/Ellenwood
Nature Barn, 3455 Poole Road, Cincinnati, OH
513-521-7275 | greatparks.org
It’s maple sugaring time! Enjoy this celebratory weekend, including delicious tastes, crafts, demonstrations and hikes. A valid motor vehicle permit is required to enter the park.

MAPLE TAPPING & TASTING
Feb. 23; 1 – 3 p.m.
Bowyer Farm, 2210 Mason Montgomery Road, Lebanon, OH
513-559-7767 | cincinnatizoo.org
Join the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden at Bowyer Farm to learn all about maple tapping; there will be hands on activities, storytelling and of course, tasting of maple syrup. Registration required: $30 non-member, $25 zoo member.

WEE WONDER ABOUT MAPLE SUGAR
Feb. 27; 11 a.m.
Sharon Woods/Sharon Centre
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH
513-521-7275 | greatparks.org
Learn all about maple sugar through activities and a story. $7.50 per child, payable at the door; a valid motor vehicle permit is required to enter the park.

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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