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June 5, 2023

top things to do this week

Spread your wings at the 2023 CancerFree Kids Butterfly Walk!

Top Things to Do with Kids this Week| May 17 – 20

Plan your week with our Top Things to Do with Kids list!

Wednesday, May 17th 

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Moulin Rouge! The Musical is taking the stage with its world of splendor and romance – get ready for the eye-popping excess, glitz and glory of this show stopper. Perfect for a date night or Mom’s night out. Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati; 7:30 p.m.; tickets starting at $44.25; 513-621-2787


Thursday, May 18th 

FREE ROCKIN’ THE ROEBLING Enjoy the first free concert in this fun summer series, hosted by Cincinnati Parks. Tonights show features Floyd and the Walkmen. Schmidlapp Event Lawn, 124 East Mehring Way, Cincinnati; 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; 513-357-2604 


Friday, May 19th 

Browse almost 100 makers, artisans and vendors from around the region to shop their unique goods, furniture, clothing, antiques, crafts, food and more!   Clermont County Fairgrounds, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville; 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; see website for ticket details +VIP tickets available, children 12 and younger are FREE

Saturday, May 20th 

CANCERFREE KIDS BUTTERFLY WALK (register) Get moving for a great cause. The 17th annual CancerFree KIDS Butterfly Walk, presented by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, will be a family-friendly and fun event that includes admission to the zoo this year!  Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati; 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.; $30 adults, $20 children, free for children 2 and younger 

FREE GREAT PARKS COMMUNITY DAYS Families can explore the Great Parks, for free! During Community Days, adventurers will not need a Motor Vehicle Permit to drive into parks and preserves.  Today is Kids to Parks Day! Great Parks, Cincinnati; 9:00 a.m.; 513-521-7275 or


Sunday, May 20th 

BENTON FARM CRAFT SPRING FLING  With over 125 vendors, this Spring craft show has definitely sprung! There will be unique craft items, live music, baked goods, gem mining, pony rides and so much more!!!  Benton Family Farm, 11946 Old Lexington Pike, Walton; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; $3 admission ; 859-240-4552

WILDFLOWER STROLL (register) Join naturalist Noel for a Sunday stroll to learn what wildflowers are blooming. Cincinnati Nature Center , 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford; 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.; $11 nonmembers, included daily admission, $5 members; 513-831-1711 


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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).