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Now through Jan 01, 2019

Great Parks Free Entry Days

Great Parks of Hamilton County

North

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Great Parks Free Entry Days

Great Parks of Hamilton County

North

Great Parks is celebrating special days with free entry for all into Great Parks! Guests can experience 78 miles of trails, over 17,500 acres of natural habitat and wildlife, lakes and river access, playgrounds, dog parks, golf courses and so much more.

Great Parks is celebrating special days with free entry for all into Great Parks! Guests can experience 78 miles of trails, over 17,500 acres of natural habitat and wildlife, lakes and river access, playgrounds, dog parks, golf courses and so much more.

Now through Aug 19, 2018

Botany Through The Ages

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Now through Aug 19, 2018

Botany Through The Ages

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Discover books on botany from all over the world and during different time periods.

Discover books on botany from all over the world and during different time periods.

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Winold Reiss: Studies for the Union Terminal Worker Murals

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Winold Reiss: Studies for the Union Terminal Worker Murals

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

A series of photographic, gouache, and crayon studies of the worker murals created by German-born American artist and designer Winold Reiss for Union Terminal in the 1930s will be presented by the Weston Art Gallery in collaboration with Cincinnati Museum Center. The exhibition...

A series of photographic, gouache, and crayon studies of the worker murals created by German-born American artist and designer Winold Reiss for Union Terminal in the 1930s will be presented by the Weston Art Gallery in collaboration with Cincinnati Museum Center. The exhibition...

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Matt Lynch & Curtis Goldstein: Work/Surface

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Matt Lynch & Curtis Goldstein: Work/Surface

Weston Art Gallery

Downtown

Inspired by the monumental mosaic “Worker Murals” created by Winold Reiss for Cincinnati’s Union Terminal opening in 1933, Matt Lynch (Cincinnati, OH) and Curtis Goldstein (Columbus, OH) combined their respective backgrounds in alternative applications for industrial...

Inspired by the monumental mosaic “Worker Murals” created by Winold Reiss for Cincinnati’s Union Terminal opening in 1933, Matt Lynch (Cincinnati, OH) and Curtis Goldstein (Columbus, OH) combined their respective backgrounds in alternative applications for industrial...

Now through Aug 07, 2018

Pop Up Play: Youngster Yoga

Washington Park

Downtown

Now through Aug 07, 2018

Pop Up Play: Youngster Yoga

Washington Park

Downtown

Bring your mini-yogi's to the park for a FREE kid's yoga class with The Yoga Bar!  Meet us in the south end of the park on sunny days, and under The Southwest Porch tent on rainy days! Bring your own mat, or use one of the ones we provide every week. Mats...

Bring your mini-yogi's to the park for a FREE kid's yoga class with The Yoga Bar!  Meet us in the south end of the park on sunny days, and under The Southwest Porch tent on rainy days! Bring your own mat, or use one of the ones we provide every week. Mats...

Now through Oct 09, 2018

Strauss Troy Market

Fountain Square

Downtown

Now through Oct 09, 2018

Strauss Troy Market

Fountain Square

Downtown

Fresh produce, baked goods, prepared lunch foods and beverages, fresh flowers and handmade items.

Fresh produce, baked goods, prepared lunch foods and beverages, fresh flowers and handmade items.

Now through Jul 21, 2018

Nature Play For Health Week

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

North

Now through Jul 21, 2018

Nature Play For Health Week

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

North

Drop by for active games, nature play, and to see how connecting to nature can contribute to your family’s health and wellness. Crafts are available for a small fee.

Drop by for active games, nature play, and to see how connecting to nature can contribute to your family’s health and wellness. Crafts are available for a small fee.

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Mark Fox: Nutzilla

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Mark Fox: Nutzilla

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

This short, light-hearted ‘disaster’ film is part of a series created by Cincinnati-born, now New York-based, artist Mark Fox. In Untitled (nutzilla) a colossal rendition of Mr. Peanut, the Planters company mascot, destroys the museum and some of its collection. First...

This short, light-hearted ‘disaster’ film is part of a series created by Cincinnati-born, now New York-based, artist Mark Fox. In Untitled (nutzilla) a colossal rendition of Mr. Peanut, the Planters company mascot, destroys the museum and some of its collection. First...

Now through Jul 22, 2018

Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Now through Jul 22, 2018

Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death

Cincinnati Art Museum

Uptown

Guido Cagnacci’s Death of Cleopatra, painted in oil on a canvas over five feet wide, will be the centerpiece of this tightly focused exhibition. The painting, which normally hangs in the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, is one of Cagnacci’s most intriguing and important works....

Guido Cagnacci’s Death of Cleopatra, painted in oil on a canvas over five feet wide, will be the centerpiece of this tightly focused exhibition. The painting, which normally hangs in the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, is one of Cagnacci’s most intriguing and important works....

Now through Jul 24, 2018

Midcentury Modern Exhibit Benefitting Hyde Park Center for Older Adults

Mary Ran Gallery

Uptown

Now through Jul 24, 2018

Midcentury Modern Exhibit Benefitting Hyde Park Center for Older Adults

Mary Ran Gallery

Uptown

Join us for an exhibit of Midcentury Modern artists including Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Henry Sharp, Charley Harper, Herbert Barnett, Jack Meanwell, Paul Chidlaw, Leo Murphy, Robert Fabe, and more. The exhibit will be comprised of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, and...

Join us for an exhibit of Midcentury Modern artists including Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Henry Sharp, Charley Harper, Herbert Barnett, Jack Meanwell, Paul Chidlaw, Leo Murphy, Robert Fabe, and more. The exhibit will be comprised of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, and...

Now through Aug 29, 2018

Workout on the Green

Washington Park

Downtown

Now through Aug 29, 2018

Workout on the Green

Washington Park

Downtown

Rotating schedule of free fitness classes. All classes are led by licensed, trained instructors. 

Rotating schedule of free fitness classes. All classes are led by licensed, trained instructors. 

Jul 17, 2018

Cincinnati Wish Granter Training

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Jul 17, 2018

Cincinnati Wish Granter Training

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

We’re looking for volunteers to become Wish Granters in Cincinnati! Once a child’s condition qualifies to receive a wish through Make-A-Wish, that child is paired with two wish-granting volunteers. Wish Granters get to know the wish child and their family, ask the child what...

We’re looking for volunteers to become Wish Granters in Cincinnati! Once a child’s condition qualifies to receive a wish through Make-A-Wish, that child is paired with two wish-granting volunteers. Wish Granters get to know the wish child and their family, ask the child what...

Jul 17, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Bramble Ballfield

East

Jul 17, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Bramble Ballfield

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Now through Aug 14, 2018

Outdoor Fitness Classes

Winton Woods

North

Now through Aug 14, 2018

Outdoor Fitness Classes

Winton Woods

North

Skip the gym and exercise outdoors this summer at a Great Park! Free classes, fresh air and expert instructors from YMCA of Greater Cincinnati make it easy to start a new routine for a better you. 

Skip the gym and exercise outdoors this summer at a Great Park! Free classes, fresh air and expert instructors from YMCA of Greater Cincinnati make it easy to start a new routine for a better you. 

Now through Oct 02, 2018

Fountain Feud

Fountain Square

Downtown

Now through Oct 02, 2018

Fountain Feud

Fountain Square

Downtown

Every Tuesday from 7PM to 9PM, grab your friends and head to the Square for Fountain Square’s version of the classic TV Gameshow. The format is similar to our popular Trivia game, but the difference is that Feud challenges you to identify the most popular answers instead...

Every Tuesday from 7PM to 9PM, grab your friends and head to the Square for Fountain Square’s version of the classic TV Gameshow. The format is similar to our popular Trivia game, but the difference is that Feud challenges you to identify the most popular answers instead...

Now through Aug 28, 2018

Tuesday Night Concert Series

Blue Ash Nature Park

North

Now through Aug 28, 2018

Tuesday Night Concert Series

Blue Ash Nature Park

North

Enjoy live music in the park.

Enjoy live music in the park.

Now through Jul 17, 2018

Trivia Night

Lucky Duck Pub

South

Now through Jul 17, 2018

Trivia Night

Lucky Duck Pub

South

Now through Aug 28, 2018

Movies Under Moonlight

Liberty Center

North

Now through Aug 28, 2018

Movies Under Moonlight

Liberty Center

North

Pre-event entertainment begins two hours prior to showtime and varies each week. No alcohol is permitted. Movies are subject to delays and cancellations due to weather. Guests are invited to bring their own blankets and chairs.

Pre-event entertainment begins two hours prior to showtime and varies each week. No alcohol is permitted. Movies are subject to delays and cancellations due to weather. Guests are invited to bring their own blankets and chairs.

Now through Sep 03, 2018

Chris Larson

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Sep 03, 2018

Chris Larson

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Minneapolis-based artist Chris Larson's surreal carpentry transforms ordinary buildings into sculptures, stage sets, musical instruments and performative vehicles. From scale effigies of iconic structures that he builds and subsequently razes to hallucinatory studio spaces...

Minneapolis-based artist Chris Larson's surreal carpentry transforms ordinary buildings into sculptures, stage sets, musical instruments and performative vehicles. From scale effigies of iconic structures that he builds and subsequently razes to hallucinatory studio spaces...

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Firelei Baez: To See Beyond

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Firelei Baez: To See Beyond

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Caribbean-born, Brooklyn-based artist Firelei Báez navigates a broad spectrum of color, race and identity in her first Ohio exhibition.

Caribbean-born, Brooklyn-based artist Firelei Báez navigates a broad spectrum of color, race and identity in her first Ohio exhibition.

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Alison Crocetta: A Circus of One

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Alison Crocetta: A Circus of One

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

A Circus of One will be Alison Crocetta’s first solo museum exhibition. A New York-born, Columbus-based artist and professor at Ohio State University, Crocetta works in an interdisciplinary fashion to merge performance, sculptural form, film and sound into hybrid...

A Circus of One will be Alison Crocetta’s first solo museum exhibition. A New York-born, Columbus-based artist and professor at Ohio State University, Crocetta works in an interdisciplinary fashion to merge performance, sculptural form, film and sound into hybrid...

Now through Sep 03, 2018

Mark deJong

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

Now through Sep 03, 2018

Mark deJong

Contemporary Arts Center

Downtown

The character of Cincinnati's architectural and artistic complexion was forever changed by the groundbreaking work of Dutch-born, Cincinnati-based artist Mark deJong (b.1966). His launch of Swing House in the late summer of 2017 welcomes adventurous renters into a...

The character of Cincinnati's architectural and artistic complexion was forever changed by the groundbreaking work of Dutch-born, Cincinnati-based artist Mark deJong (b.1966). His launch of Swing House in the late summer of 2017 welcomes adventurous renters into a...

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Blue Ash Farmers' Market

Summit Park

North

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Blue Ash Farmers' Market

Summit Park

North

Sustainably grown foods and goods for sale from local vendors.

Sustainably grown foods and goods for sale from local vendors.

Now through Oct 31, 2018

Northside Farmers Market

Hoffner Park

Uptown

Now through Oct 31, 2018

Northside Farmers Market

Hoffner Park

Uptown

Shop everything from produce, fruit, bread, cheese, pastries, jams, meats, ferments, soaps, gluten free baked goods, spices, chocolates, coffees, and much more. 

Shop everything from produce, fruit, bread, cheese, pastries, jams, meats, ferments, soaps, gluten free baked goods, spices, chocolates, coffees, and much more. 

Jul 18, 2018

Vision Sharing & Wine Pairing

Life Learning Center

South

Jul 18, 2018

Vision Sharing & Wine Pairing

Life Learning Center

South

Join Life Learning Center’s staff for a quick tour of our facility before we share our Members’ vision boards! Guests will have the chance to craft his/her vision board to focus on goals in all domains of life: physical, relational, emotional, spiritual, and financial. Wine...

Join Life Learning Center’s staff for a quick tour of our facility before we share our Members’ vision boards! Guests will have the chance to craft his/her vision board to focus on goals in all domains of life: physical, relational, emotional, spiritual, and financial. Wine...

Jul 18, 2018 through Jan 16, 2019

Breaking Through: Women Changing the Leadership Landscape Forums

Union Institute & University

Uptown

Jul 18, 2018 through Jan 16, 2019

Breaking Through: Women Changing the Leadership Landscape Forums

Union Institute & University

Uptown

Hear the inspirational stories of empowerment, commitment, and passion to step up and speak up in an effort to drive change. Each leader will share her story of how she moved outside her comfort zone to stretch boundaries and transform communities. The first forum is The...

Hear the inspirational stories of empowerment, commitment, and passion to step up and speak up in an effort to drive change. Each leader will share her story of how she moved outside her comfort zone to stretch boundaries and transform communities. The first forum is The...

Now through Aug 29, 2018

Summer Concert Series

Liberty Center

North

Now through Aug 29, 2018

Summer Concert Series

Liberty Center

North

Guests are invited to bring their own blankets and chairs. No outside alcohol is permitted. Concerts are subject to delays & cancellations due to weather.

Guests are invited to bring their own blankets and chairs. No outside alcohol is permitted. Concerts are subject to delays & cancellations due to weather.

Now through Aug 01, 2018

Party on the Purple

Purple People Bridge

South

Now through Aug 01, 2018

Party on the Purple

Purple People Bridge

South

Weekly party on bridge with live bands, food from local food trucks, and drinks to raise money for bridge maintenance.

Weekly party on bridge with live bands, food from local food trucks, and drinks to raise money for bridge maintenance.

Now through Jul 25, 2018

Crown Jewels of Jazz Series

St. Aloysius Orphanage

Uptown

Now through Jul 25, 2018

Crown Jewels of Jazz Series

St. Aloysius Orphanage

Uptown

The Crown Jewels of Jazz Series is back every Wednesday at 6:30 pm this July! Join us on the lawn at St. Aloysius to enjoy hot jazz performances, grab dinner from some of the area’s most famous food trucks, and enjoy free parking at Mercy Health. Organized by Learning Through...

The Crown Jewels of Jazz Series is back every Wednesday at 6:30 pm this July! Join us on the lawn at St. Aloysius to enjoy hot jazz performances, grab dinner from some of the area’s most famous food trucks, and enjoy free parking at Mercy Health. Organized by Learning Through...

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Smale Mind & Body: Modo Yoga

Smale Riverfront Park

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Smale Mind & Body: Modo Yoga

Smale Riverfront Park

Downtown

MODO Yoga will conduct free yoga classes every Wednesday from June 6th through September 26th.   Classes are held on Schmidlapp Event Lawn which is located next to Moerlein Lager House.

MODO Yoga will conduct free yoga classes every Wednesday from June 6th through September 26th.   Classes are held on Schmidlapp Event Lawn which is located next to Moerlein Lager House.

Now through Aug 29, 2018

Reggae Wednesday

Fountain Square

Downtown

Now through Aug 29, 2018

Reggae Wednesday

Fountain Square

Downtown

Put a little "weekend" in your Wednesday with the help of free Reggae concerts on the Square. Fountain Square concessions offers beer, wine, drink specials, and Coca-Cola products for purchase. Bar opens at 6p with nightly drink specials!

Put a little "weekend" in your Wednesday with the help of free Reggae concerts on the Square. Fountain Square concessions offers beer, wine, drink specials, and Coca-Cola products for purchase. Bar opens at 6p with nightly drink specials!

Now through Aug 08, 2018

Wednesdays in the Woods

Burnet Woods

Uptown

Now through Aug 08, 2018

Wednesdays in the Woods

Burnet Woods

Uptown

Celebrate everything great about summer with a spirited series of 10 weekly concerts. Enjoy good friends, good food, and good times with a variety of hands-on art making activities for kids.

Celebrate everything great about summer with a spirited series of 10 weekly concerts. Enjoy good friends, good food, and good times with a variety of hands-on art making activities for kids.

Jul 18, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Village of Evandale Outdoor Pavilion

North

Jul 18, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Village of Evandale Outdoor Pavilion

North

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Summer Cinema

Washington Park

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Summer Cinema

Washington Park

Downtown

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change. 

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change. 

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