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September 26, 2021

Best Bet Events | August 23 – 29

Looking for something fun to do this week? Check out our best bets!

MON 23

SUNFLOWER DAYS (register)

Enjoy a shuttle ride through a scenic 250 acre dairy farm, stroll along a winding path in a sunflower field and take stunning photos at numerous photo ops!  Country Pumpkins Farm , 1835 Sherman Mount Zion, Dry Ridge; 4 p.m. (Available through Monday Aug 30); $8 per person; add-ons available (U-Pick sunflowers $6 for 3 blooms or $11 for 6 blooms AND Pumpkin Ridge Preview available: $25 for up to 5 people- see website for details); 859-905-9656 or https://countrypumpkinsky.com/sunflowers.

TUE 24

KNOCK KNOCK, WHO’S THERE? DISCOVERY AT THE NATURE NOOK (register) 

Explore what creatures have lived in the nook during a 10-20 minute mini-program led by a Nature Center staff member.  Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford; 1 p.m.; included with daily admission, $9 adults, $4 children; free for members; 513-831-1711 or http://cincynature.org.

 

WED 25


YOGA ON THE FARM (register) 

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to this morning yoga class for beginners and novices alike. Experience the sounds of the farm and smalls of the garden while moving through a series of guided yoga poses in the outdoor pavilion. Interested children and welcome to join with an adult!  Gorman Heritage Farm , 10052 Reading Road, Cincinnati; 8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.; $5 per person; 513-967-0058 or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/163063245557.

 

THU 26

FREE THURSDAY ART PLAY: SUMMER SENDOFF 

Say goodbye to summer with a celebratory send off! Creative kiddos can craft colorful cake sculptures, decorate party hats and enjoy a sweet treat to take home.  Washington Park’s Porch, 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati; 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.; drop-in program with limited space, arrive early; 513-345-8400 or https://www.contemporaryartscenter.org/calendar/2021/08/26/thursday-art-play-summer-sendoff.

FRI 27

 

 

SAT 28

FREE GREAT PARKS URBAN FARMING FESTIVAL

Scheduled events:

  • Plant Swap by SoulSista Plants
  •  Yoga with Alex Shelton 
  • Performance curated by Elementz
  •  Band in a Bus
  •  Mindfulness/Yoga/Meditation

 

All-day offerings:

  • Great Parks Nature Center at The Summit open house
  • Local vendors and food trucks
  • Hourly urban hikes
  • Planting in the Community Garden
  • Recycling relay race
  • Interactions with goats and chickens
  • And more!

Nature Center at The Summit , 1580 Summit Road, Cincinnati; 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.; 513-521-7275 or https://www.greatparks.org/calendar/special-events/urban-farming-festival.

SUN 29

FREE RAPTOR INC. OPEN HOUSE 

Ever experience the intense stare of a Great Horned Owl? Been up-close to an Eastern Screech Owl? Come and learn about birds of prey at RAPTOR Inc. where you can experience them up-close, measure your wingspan, and touch biological artifacts. Donations are accepted, but this event is Fun, Free and Family-friendly!   Open house offered the last Sunday of each month, through November.  Raptor Inc. , 961 Barg Salt Run Road, Milford; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; 513-625-3325 or http://raptorinc.org.

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Amanda Ciani

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).