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September 22, 2023

Top Things to Do with Kids this Week | June 7 – 11

Plan some summer fun with the family this week!

Wednesday, June 7th

FREE BIKE RODEO Families can bring their bikes to enjoy a bicycle obstacle course together while learning all about safety skills with the Blue Ash Police Department.  Summit Park , 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash; 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Thursday, June 8th 

FREE SNAKE WEEK Slither over to the park to learn about Ohio’s native snakes. A ssssuper cool craft will be available for a small fee.  Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve , 3455 Poole Road, Cincinnati; 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; valid vehicle permit required for park entry; (513) 521-7275 


Friday June 9th

FREE SUMMIT CINEMA Gather the family, a blanket or chairs and get ready for a great night outside enjoying the evening’s feature film on the big screen. Movies will play at dusk.

  • June 9th The Greatest Showman (PG

Summit Park , 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash; 8:00 p.m.


Saturday, June 10th

BUNNY ENCOUNTERS (register) Hop over to Gorman Heritage Farm to learn all about and meet their newest bunnies during this special animal encounter. Gorman Heritaeg Farm , 10052 Reading Road, Cincinnati; 11:40 a.m.; $10 non-members, $6 GHF members; 513-410-9237 

FREE DISCOVERY DAY AT BIG BONE LICK Make discoveries about the Ice Age, Native American culture and Pioneer life through hands-on activities, demonstrations and crafts.  Big Bone Lick State Park, 3380 Beaver Road, Union; 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; 859-384-3522

FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL BLOCK PARTY Celebrate community-focused artwork while learning about the importance of collaboration from artists like Pam Kravetz and Michelle D’Cruz. Families will create sidewalk murals, design flags and create mascots.  Contemporary Arts Center, 44 East 6th Street, Cincinnati; 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; 513-345-8400 


Sunday, June 11th

BABIES & BUMPS Prepare for pregnancy, birth and life with baby by meeting with experts in the field.  There will be info-packed, expert-led seminars and demonstrations to arm you with resources you never knew you needed. And we’re thrilled to be featuring special guest, Jamie Grayson, at all of our events this year. Add perks like shopping, complimentary activities, and giveaways galore… and there’s nothing like Babies & Bumps!   Marriott Cincinnati North , 6189 Muhlhauser Road, ; 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; $20 General Admission / $40 Advance Registration; 

ICE CREAM SOCIAL CRUISE Is there anything better than having ice cream in the summer? How about having ice cream while cruising the Ohio River on BB Riverboats! BB Riverboats, 101 Riverboat Row, Newport; 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; $30 adult, $25 children 4 – 12 ; 800-261-8586 

FREE SHOW AND TELL ON THE FARM: CHOCOLATE DELIGHTS Learn how Esther Price is related to the Augspurger family while also discovering how different kings of chocolate are made. Yum!  Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton; 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.; 513-867-5835 


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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).