Featured Events: Saturday. April 2, 12 – 3 p.m. Daylight Egg Hunt at Elk Creek MetroPark (Sebald Park 5580 Elk Creek Road Middletown, Oh – Shelters 10 & 11); April 3, 2 – 3 p.m., Show and Tell on the Farm – Leaping Lambs at Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead (2070 Woodsdale Road Trenton, Oh); April 16, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Let’s Go Hiking at Harbin Park, 1300 Hunter Road, Fairfield, Oh).
Learn about local birds that Raptors Inc. rescues and rehabilitates.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden; cincinnatizoo.org
Spring has sprung at the zoo! Rides are back in action, animal feedings, baby animals, tulips in full bloom and more to explore!
Go on a Story Walk
Read a story and get some exercise with the kids! Here are a few to get you started:
Symmes Township StoryWalk Follow a series of signs displaying pages of a children’s book. Follow the story as you walk along the trail; it is a great way to keep your body and brain active and healthy!
Features an abundance of trails and parks to explore including walking trails and plenty of opportunities to explore fossils.
Trammel Fossil Park; sharonville.org/188/Trammel-Fossil-Park Trammel Fossil Park is one of the best spots to dig for fossils in the Cincinnati area plus it’s safe and accessible.Kids love to discover the plethora of fossils in tip-top condition.
Play Some Disc Golf
Learn a new skill together at one of the main courses around town.
If you want to switch up the routine a bit, why not try out one of these unique, local playscapes? What is it? A nature playscape utilizes the earth’s elements and natural building materials to influence unstructured play in a secure and nontraditional environment. Explore and enjoy with the kids.
Susie lives in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati with her husband and four kids. She has a 7-Year-old, 6-year-old, 3-year-old and a new baby! Together, they like to explore new things in Cincinnati as well as favorite places like Summit Park and the Cincinnati Nature Center. Susie is a former high school teacher and now a stay-at-home mom. She also enjoys running, being outside, spending time with family and friends, road tripping, participating in her church's activities and drinking coffee.