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@ Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Children will sing in English and Hebrew, dance, play with bubbles, ribbons and shakers, learn PJ Library songs and more! This class is the perfect opportunity for babies and toddlers to be introduced to music, creative stimulation and interesting sounds. For toddlers and babies up to two and a half years old and a caregiver.

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Music Ages:

Thursday, October 1

Greenacres Arts Center , Milford

Explore the natural areas around Greenacres Arts Center to discover how our earth inspires and provides for artists. Witness the journey of clay from raw natural resource to artists’ medium, and create a work of art from the materials nature provides. As part of Greenacres Children’s Discovery Days series, this program is geared towards children… Read more »

RSVP $ Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Nature Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Greenacres Arts Center , Cincinnati

All life depends on soil. Come learn how this important building block impacts life around Greenacres, and how healthier soil can be created through farming practices. Participants will also discover how soil scientists study the properties of soil. As part of Greenacres Children’s Discovery Days series, this program is geared towards children in grades 4th… Read more »

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Science Ages: 9 – 12 Years

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Cincinnati Parks , Cincinnati

Get outside and explore! Littles will delight with a stroll through the park while learning all about trees, flowers, birds and more nature elements. This recurring program is designed for children 6 – 24 months old and their caregivers.  September 17 – Friendship Park (1135 Riverside Dr., Cincinnati) September 24 – Ault Park (5090 Observatory… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Playgroups Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

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Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Children will sing in English and Hebrew, dance, play with bubbles, ribbons and shakers, learn PJ Library songs and more! This class is the perfect opportunity for babies and toddlers to be introduced to music, creative stimulation and interesting sounds. For toddlers and babies up to two and a half years old and a caregiver.

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Music Ages:

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The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , Cincinnati

Students will be assigned an adult homework helper to guide them through any questions or issues they may have. 

RSVP Categories: Ages: All ages

BCPL Virtual Program

Get ready for fright night with a makeup application class with Lexington Children’s Theatre. A supply list for a zombie look will be sent prior to the zoom class. 

RSVP Categories: Classes, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, October 2

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Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , Cincinnati

Kiddos ages 5-7 will enjoy rotating enrichment with friends; class offerings include music and movement, kids’ fitness, arts and crafts and more. 

RSVP $$$ Categories: Crafts, Parents' Night Out Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Pyramid Hill Museum and Sculpture Park , Hamilton

Cincinnati’s favorite puppet theater, Madcap Puppets, is bringing Pinocchio to the hill (Pyramid Hill, that is!). Purchase tickets online to reserve a socially distanced space to enjoy this cherished classic tale. 

RSVP $ Categories: Acting & Theater, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Long Branch Farm Trails , Goshen

Hit the trails at night; enjoy natural history lessons, special readings and the full moon in all of it’s glory. October 2 see a Harvest Full Moon and November 30 there will be a Beaver Full Moon in the sky! 

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, October 3

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Ezzard Charles Drive, Cincinnati

Ezz Fest may be different this year but families can still come together in a safe way to celebrate Ezzard Charles and the rich history of the West End! Be sure to share photos online using the hashtag #EzzFest

RSVP $$ Categories: Fitness, Health and Safety Ages: All ages

CCAC @ Short Vine, Cincinnati

During this one day workshop, students will create an animated pumpkin patch with fall Halloween characters like cute cats, spooky bats, witches, ghosts and more. Students are encouraged to bring a snack and water bottle with them to the workshop.

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Veterans Park Shelter, Cincinnati

This class will have families feeling creative as they craft a unique original pottery piece in class 1 and as they return to paint it during class 2! This 2 part class is for children 5 and up with their families. Finished pieces can be picked up at Anderson Parks RecPlex office at a later… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Crafts Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

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Ohio Renaissance Festival , Harveysburg

Explore a 16th century English village filled with shopping, shows, over 150 costumed characters, good food and so much more!  Each weekend has a fun theme: Sep 5 – 7, Opening Weekend Sep 12 – 13, Fantasy Weekend Sep 19 – 20, Pirates Weekend Sep 26 – 27, Highland Weekend  Oct 3 – 4, Time… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Living History, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Kings Island, Mason

Brand new this year! Put on a costume and get in the harvest spirit; families can enjoy tasty treats, watch lively entertainment and go on lots of exciting rides at the Tricks and Treats Fall Fest. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sunday, October 4

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Hamilton

Sit back and relax, enjoy the changing fall leaves, sip a delicious drink and listen to a big band concert! This Fitton on the Hill tunes will be performed by the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, featuring vocalist Mandy Gaines. Order tickets online to reserve a socially distanced space. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Museum Events, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Monday, October 5

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Cincinnati Nature Center , Milford

Kids got a case of cabin fever? This class is the cure. Children will receive a “Hike for your Health” passport and tackle a 1.5 hour hike during each session; by the end of the series, kids will have triumphantly completed 10 trails and hiked over 15 miles of terrain! 

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, October 6

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Greenacres , Milford

Many animal’s senses are different to our own. Come discover how an animal’s experience & awareness of the world helps it to survive in the wild! As part of Green Acres Children’s Discovery Days series, this program is geared towards families with children in grades Kindergarten through 6th.   Please note that there are two… Read more »

RSVP $ Categories: Nature Ages:

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LaBoiteaux Woods, Cincinnati

Catch a breath of fresh air! This 6 week nature based class will had toddlers playing games, hearing stories and even meeting animal ambassadors. 

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Parents' Night Out Ages:

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BCPL

Learn and grow with fun math and science activities. Program will be presented via Zoom Webinar. Families can pick up supplies at the Main Library. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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