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March 29, 2023

Unique (and Local) Gift Ideas

Sometimes finding the perfect gift can feel like an insurmountable goal.  But take heart, there are solutions, including gifts of membership and lessons, along with some other unique local finds.  


For the Sports Fanfc_cincinnati-cover_mockup-hildebrandt

Pre-order a copy of FC Cincinnati’s limited-edition commemorative book (due out in 2017), Rise Together: Celebrating FC Cincinnati’s Inaugural Season. The book takes a look at the franchise’s first year, complete with photos, interviews and more. The 144-page book is priced at $24.95 and can be purchased at


All Natural

Check out Great Parks of Hamilton County’s gift stores, Nature’s Niche, for a great selection of hand-crafted ornaments, art, jewelry, toys and specialty items. Stores are located at the following parks, be sure to visit for info on discounts and sale hours:

  • Farbach Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Road
  • Glenwood Gardens, 10397 Springfield Pike
  • Miami Whitewater Forest, 9001 Mt. Hope Road
  • Sharon Woods, 11450 Lebanon Road
  • Woodland Mound, 8250 Old Kellogg Road


Swim Readygoldfish

Winter is actually a great time to start swim lessons, so that kids are ready by the time warmer weather rolls around. Give the gift of lessons – Goldfish Swim School (7058 Ridgetop Dr.) is offering two months of lessons plus a bag of goodies like swim goggles and towels, all for a discounted price this holiday season. Visit for details!

More spots for swim lessons:


The Gift of Membership

Museum memberships are always a great gift! Check out these venues for family membership information:

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