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May 25, 2024

Family Fun Roundup

Spend time outside at the Great Parks this Saturday!

Family Fun Roundup | May 13 – 19

From theatre, parents night out events and lots of time outside… plan your families fun for this week using our Family Fun Roundup! 


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BUTTERFLIES IN SPACE (May 11 – August 18) 
Krohn’s out-of-this-world butterfly show will take families on a celestial journey. The galactic landscape will showcase blossoming botanicals with the real “star” of the show soaring overhead- beautiful butterflies!    
Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Oh ; ALL MONTH LONG! 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; see website for pricing details; 513-421-4086 


Bring the family to meet the Zoo’s newest family members, the zoo babies. Six-foot-tall stork statues will lead visitors to adorable big and little baby animals throughout the zoo. 
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, Oh ; 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; included in daily admission, see website for more information; free for members; 513-281-4700

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CLUE: A NEW COMEDY (May 14 – 17) 
Based on the cult 1985 Paramount movie and inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, CLUE
is the ultimate whodunit that will leave audiences dying of laughter and keep everyone guessing until the final twist.   Aronoff Center , 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Oh ; 7:30 p.m.; tickets starting at $35; 513-621-2787



Friday, May 17th

From baseball and basketball to golf and track, children will experience a unique sports adventure with friends focusing on teamwork and hand-eye coordination. While being coached to increase their strength, speed & listening skills, we will elevate their enthusiasm for sports of all sorts! In addition to super-fun activities, cheese pizza and a craft are also included. The Little Gym of Mason , 8201 Arbor Square Drive, Mason, Oh ; 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; $45 nonmember, $40.50 member; 513-204-1400



Saturday, May 18th

Summer is just around the corner- get a jump start on the fun! Summer camp and road trips will combine during this family day, featuring: friendship bracelets, face painting, crafting road trip bingo cards and more.  American Sign Museum , 1330 Monmouth Ave., Cincinnati, Oh ; 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; included with museum admission, $15 adult, $10 youth ages 13 – 18 and seniors 65+, three children 12 and under free with each paid adult ; 513-541-6366.

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Try out a new Great Parks adventure. At Great Parks, families can explore more than 80 miles of trails and 25 miles of river frontage… and on Community Days, motor vehicle entry is free! The Great Parks are open dawn til dusk.  513-521-7275


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This thrilling evening will combine Nerf battles with exhilarating parkour challenges. Plus there will even be pizza for dinner. Be sure to sign up, spots fill up quickly! Swift Movement Studio, 4460 W Mitchell Ave Unit 6, Cincinnati, Oh ; 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; $40; 513-549-4460 ext 3

About the Author

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).