What fun are you and your littles getting into this week? Still making plans? Check out our Best Bet Events for this week…
OMNIMAX : ASTEROID HUNTERS
Venture into deep space for a fascinating look at asteroids, their cosmic origins and the potential threat they pose to our world. Narrated by Daisy Ridley, Asteroid Hunters introduces asteroid scientists and reveals the cutting-edge tools and techniques they use to detect and track asteroids, and the technology that may one day protect our planet. Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati; see website for showtime schedule; $9.50 adult, $7.50 child/senior, $6.50 member adult, $5.50 member child ; 513-287-7000 or http://cincymuseum.org.
FREE LEGO TUESDAYS
Build, create and share LEGOs at the Library- every Tuesday! Mount Healthy branch, 7608 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati; 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.; 513-369-4469 or http://cincinnatilibrary.org.
FREE BABY & TODDLER SENSORY PLAYTIME (register) Little ones can explore sensory play during this fun and stimulating playtime. Milk & Beans , 574 Buttermilk Pike, Crescent Springs; 9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.; materials and activities included with playpass ($6.50 per child, multiple playpasses available); 859-360-0257 or http://www.milkandbeans.net/booking%20.
FREE SHOW & TELL ON THE FARM: EAT A RAINBOW (register)
Enjoy fun activities, crafts and meet some farm animals, too! Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton; 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.; a valid vehicle permit is required to enter parks; 5138675835 or http://Yourmetroparks.net.
FLORENCE Y’ALLS HOME GAME
Head to UC Health Stadium to watch the Y’alls play some ball! Be sure to check their website for promotions like Thirsty Thursday, $2 Tuesdays ($2 tickets and concession deals), Fireworks Friday and so much more! UC Health Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence; 7 p.m.; tickets starting at $10; 859-594-4487 or http://florenceyalls.com.
FREE FALL FRENZY CRAFT SHOW
Shop 50 local vendors at the second annual craft; Country Pumpkins Farm , 1835 Sherman Mount Zion, Dry Ridge; 10 a.m.; festival activities and concessions available for purchase; 859-905-9656 or http://countrypumpkinsky.com.
FREE FIRST RESPONDERS WEEK AT CZBG
To honor those who protect the community, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden will be offering free admission to all active fire, police and safety personnel September 11 – 17. The offer also allows fire and police personnel to purchase admission tickets at 50% off for up to six family members. Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden , 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; valid ID must be presented for free admission; 513-281-4700 or http://cincinnatizoo.org.
CINCINNATI BENGALS HOME GAME
Have a roaring good time as the Cincinnati Bengals play their season home opener game against the Minnesota Vikings. Paul Brown Stadium , 1 Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati; 1 p.m.; tickets starting at $49; 513-621-8383 or http://bengals.com/tickets.
FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK: “ROMEO AND JULIET”
This afternoon at the park includes local food trucks, pop-up art shops, children’s crafts and activities plus Romeo and Juliet! The performance of the most beloved romantic tragedy featuring star-crossed lovers will be brought to the stage by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Performance begins at 1 p.m.; Sharon Woods , 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; valid vehicle permit required for park entry; 513-521-7275 or http://greatparks.org.