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Upcoming Cincinnati family events: June 4-9, 2010

Summer vacation is here! Looking for something to do? Here are some ideas for what to do with all that free time.

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FREE. KIDS CAN COOK TOO!  Saturday, June 5th. 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. This Saturday we’ll be making Spring Vegetable Pizza. Each child will receive their own shell to add their favorite toppings to and then be able to munch on their creation! Class is free, but registration is required. Please call 513.981.0794 to sign-up! Whole Foods Market, 2693 Edmondson Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45209. Cincinnati Whole Foods. Calendar.

FREE. FAMILY DAYS AT FOUNTAIN SQUARE  Saturdays, June 5-26, 2010, 10am-Noon. Join us for Family Days on Fountain Square, an event for young children. Kids can enjoy art-making, story time, playground games, mascots, and more. Children's librarians will read stories from the Curious George books, Richard Scarry, Dr. Seuss, and Eric Carle (creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar) - a different author each week.
Parents can sign up their children on site for the Summer Reading Program of the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County and find out more about library programs in their area.
Members of Cincy Moms Like Me can meet other local moms and dads on site and learn more about the Moms Like Me community discussion board. 520 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. www.myfountainsquare.com/family.

FREE. TOYOTA'S MOVIE NIGHT  Saturdays, June 5 - August 28, 2010, 7-11 p.m. It's the drive-in without the cars! This week: Night at the Museum 2 (2009, PG) followed by X-Men Origins:Wolverine (2009, PG-13).
One of our most popular summer events, Toyota's Movie Night presents two feature films each week during the summer on Fountain Square's big screen in Cincinnati's biggest living room. Families, couples,­ and groups of friends bring their own blankets, chairs, and pillows. Adult beverages, soft drinks, and movie snacks are available for purchase. Concessions will include Skyline coneys, soft pretzels, nachos, candy bars, and kettle corn! Previews begin at 7:00, with the first movie to start soon after. There is a brief intermission between the two films, and the second movie always ends at 11 p.m. fountain Square, downtown, 520 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. http://myfountainsquare.com/movies.

REDS HOME GAMES  June 7-12 at 7:10 p.m. Ticket prices $5-$67.Buy tickets. Great American Ball Park is located at the corner of Second Street and Joe Nuxhall Way in downtown Cincinnati at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4109. (513) 381-REDS or (877) 647-REDS. Next giveaway Rolen Bobblehead on June 12. Promotions and giveaways. Reds home page.

LOWE'S BUILD AND GROW WORKSHOP Saturday, June 12, 10-11 a.m. This Saturday, build a picture frame for a Father's Day gift. Clinics are every Saturday. From project basics to giving your child the opportunity to say, "I built it!", our Build and Grow kid's clinics are a great way to help build confidence! Bring the kids into any Lowe's store and build a FREE wooden project. Each participant also receives a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch, and a certification of merit upon completion of their project. Sign up for a clinic at www.lowesbuildandgrow.com.

FREE. HOME DEPOT KIDS WORKSHOP  Saturday, June 12, 9 a.m. - 12 noon. This month kids make a periscope. Build. Learn. Create. Kids workshops are free "how-to workshops" designed for children ages 5-12. The hands-on sessions are offered on the first Saturday of every month between 9 a.m. and noon at all Home Depot stores.  Kids Workshop.

INTERNATIONAL BUTTERFLY SHOW AT KROHN CONSERVATORY  Now through June 20. Discover the wonder and spectacle of the International Butterfly Show, held each spring at Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati, Ohio's beautiful Eden Park. Walk among hundreds of butterflies from across the world, all flying freely among exotic flora and cultural experiences to offer an impressive display that cannot be missed. Adults-$6, seniors-$5, children (under 17)-$4, ages 4 and under-free. Click here for a $1 off per person coupon. 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202. (513) 421-5707 or http://www.butterflyshow.com.

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Comments

  • lj 4 years ago

    home depot workshops are the first saturday of each month. i.e. the workshop will be 6/5 this month. The lowes workshops are the 2nd and 4th saturday's of each month. For June that will be 6/12 and 6/26.

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