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October 24, 2021

Best Bets this Week- April 12th through 18th

Monday, April 12

FREE DROP-IN: PLAY & LEARN – COLOR SORTING 

Help little ones six months old and up learn through play; this fun kit will help kiddos practice color identification and counting while also encouraging communication skills. Available while supplies last through the month of April (open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Closed Sundays).  

Green Township Branch Library, 6525 Bridgetown Road, Cincinnati; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

513-369-6095 or cincinnatilibrary.org.

 

Tuesday, April 13

 

FREE STORYWALK AT CALIFORNIA WOODS 

Take a springtime walk through the forest through the months of April and May to enjoy the book Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms, written by Julia Rawlinson.  

California Woods, 5400 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati; 9 a.m.

513-231-8678 or cincinnatiparks.com.

 

Wednesday, April 14

 

FREE CAC HOMESCHOOL ART-2-GO (register + virtual) 

Join the Contemporary Arts Center for a virtual workshop designed specifically for homeschool families. All kits are inspired by contemporary artists and CAC exhibitions. Families can create on their own or follow along virtually with CAC instructors. Kits will be available for pick up after the first of each month at the Symmes Township Library. Sign up now to reserve a free kit; for children in grades K – 5.  

Symmes Township Branch , 11850 Enyart Road, Loveland; 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. 

513-369-6001 or cincinnatilibrary.org.

 

Thursday, April 15

FAMILY NIGHT AT URBAN AIR 

Make memories with the whole family with four Ultimate attractions passes, four drinks and a large pizza!  

Urban Air, 3175 Princeton Road, Hamilton; 4 p.m.; Family 4 pack $64.99.

513-795-8800 or urbanairtrampolinepark.com/locations/ohio/hamilton.

 

Friday, April 16

FAMILY SUNSET SAFARI – GOODNIGHT ZOO (register) 

Join the zoo as they say “good night” to some daytime animals and “good morning” to those starting their night shift with up-close encounters and hiking the Zoo. For families with children five years and older; one adult must register per family group.  PLUS, see the amazing Zoo Blooms!

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati; 6 – 9 p.m.; $35 – $50

513-559-7767 or cincinnatizoo.org/education/kids-families/family-nights.

 

Saturday, April 17

FREE RHEA LANA CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE 2021 

Shop brand name items at a fraction of the cost! Consignors will have over 40,000 high quality, gently used items for sale, including: clothing, furniture, toys, books, baby equipment, maternity items and much more.      

Northgate Mall, 9459 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati; 1 – 8 p.m.

see website for “discount day” information; northcincinnati.rhealana.com.

 

Sunday, April 18

FREE RAPUNZEL’S HAIRY FAIRY TALE (register) 

Get ready to giggle! A bevvy of characters will be played by only two actors; watch as they sing back and forth during this hairy fairy tale. This live performance has limited seating and masks are required.  

The Children’s Theatre at The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , 3738 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati; 1 p.m.

513-473-5745 or thecarnegiecenterofcolumbiatus.regfox.com/rapunzels-hairy-fairy-tale.

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).