Perfect Parks – Washington Park

Wasghington Park slideshow

I love spring. Seeing the flowers bloom, opening windows for some much needed fresh air, enjoying a freshly cut lawn and seeing your kids actively enjoying the outdoors are a few of the reasons I love this time of year.  After hibernating for most of the winter, it is nice to be able to get outside. … [read more]

Free Arts Events for Macy’s Arts Sampler

Macys Arts Sampler

Macy’s Arts Sampler Hosts Free Theatre, Dance, Music, and Museum Events for All  One of the things we look forward to most this time of year is the return of the annual Macy’s Arts Sampler in February. If you have not heard of Macy’s Arts Sampler, you are in for a treat! Sampler weekends (they host three… [read more]

Cincinnati Pops-The Final Frontier: A night of music amongst the stars!

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We got to attend the opening night of the Cincinnati Pops concert ‘The Final Frontier’ last night and it was amazing!  Not just a concert, it was also a peek at the stars through the eyes of cinema and NASA.  Narrated by Dean Regas of the Cincinnati Observatory and Stargazer’s fame, as well as the… [read more]

Bluegrass for Babies Bluegrass Concert Returns to Sawyer Point

Bluegrass for Babies Crowd Shot 1

Giveaway Closed. Congratulations to FFC reader, Amanda! Check your email for details Amanda. What could be more fun than spending the day with your family at beautiful Sawyer Point and listening to some great live music? How about if we also threw in lots of great activities for your kids to enjoy and tasty, healthy… [read more]

Family Friendly Things to Do This Weekend in NKY/Cincinnati (August 9-11)

FFC Banner

For some of us, this is a sad weekend.  A last celebration of summer.  A farewell to lazy mornings and days at the pool.  It is the last weekend before school starts.  On the other hand, that means the house may be a lot more quiet, right?  Whether you are celebrating, or mourning, your last weekend before… [read more]

Paddlefest 2013


This year marks the 12th anniversary of one of the coolest events in our area (in my humble opinion).  Paddlefest will be rocking the riverbanks next weekend, June 20-22 at Coney Island and Sawyer Point.  I am feeling so bummed because I might not be able to attend any of the events this year, so… [read more]


Carnival Logo

Santa Maria Community Services invites you to ‘Carnival The Day Away’ at Washington Park on May 11.  This inaugural event will feature flying trapeze artists, an inflatable mega-slide, bounce house, life sized checkers, jugglers, balloon artists on stilts, face painting and that’s just the beginning. Carnival the Day Away will have food vendors from some… [read more]

New Arts Series Kicks Off Saturday at The Pendleton

Terri Kern Chalk Mural

Art in Action, a new exciting monthly Saturday program series by independent artists from the Pendleton Art District is launching this Saturday, and we have the details for you. Art in Action will take place the last Saturday of the month (dates below) and will feature a variety of free art demonstrations and classes as… [read more]

Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekends Return – March 2

Camp Carnegie Summer Camp Covington

It’s baaaack! ArtsWave’s Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekends return THIS Saturday for their second installment. We’re talking TONS of FREE arts activities taking place all day long all over the city. If you are heading out, here our some of our picks. You can view the complete schedule for March 2, here. Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekend… [read more]