Events & Programs


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Fun for All!

Click on the program dates for pricing and full descriptions. All programs require preregistration and follow Cincinnati Nature Center's COVID Program Safety Protocol. 

Please bring your own mask. Whether indoors or outdoors, masks are required for all adults and children in Kindergarten through 12th grade at all Cincinnati Nature Center programs.  Masks are to be worn outside when one cannot consistently be spaced 6 feet apart. Masks are also required to be worn while inside all facilities (for example, Rowe Visitor Center, restroom, etc.).

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Nature Moments

Red-eared Slider Turtle Feeding, September–November, Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10 am

Under the Boardwalk: Fish & Turtle Feeding, September–October, Wednesdays, 2:30 pm 

Drop into the Rowe Visitor Center for interactive programs presented by a naturalist. Members free; nonmember adult $9 and nonmember child $4 (includes daily admission). Click here to choose your date and time for the program you want to preregister for.


Full Moon Walks

Saturday, October 31, 7:30-9 pm—Micro Blue Moon at Rowe Woods

Monday, November 30, 7:30-9 pm—Beaver Moon at Long Branch Farm & Trails

Hit the trails at night and enjoy the full moon, natural history moments, and special readings. Recommended for adults and children 8 and up. Members $5; nonmembers $10 (includes daily admission).


Wildflower Stroll with Noel 

Sundays, 11 am–12 pm

November 1 

Join naturalist Noel for a Sunday stroll and learn what wildflowers are blooming. The stroll may take you back in time as you visit different parts of the Krippendorf estate. Members $5; nonmembers $10 (includes daily admission).


Family Flashlight Scavenger Hunt at Long Branch Farm & Trails 

Friday, November 6, 7-8:30 pm

What could be more fun than a night hike? A scavenger hunt at night! During this night hike, we’ll use our senses and our flashlights to experience nature in a new way. Members $7; nonmembers $11 (includes daily admission).


Autumn Trees Dusk Hike for Families 

Saturday, November 7, 4:30–5:30 pm 

Saturday, November 14, 4:30–5:30 pm 

Experience the glow of fall colors in the evening as we take a leisurely hike through Rowe Wood’s oldest trees. This naturalist-led hike will include discussion on the history of our forest and the science behind the array of fall leaf colors. Members $5; nonmembers $10 (includes daily admission).


Hike for Your Health with RRT

Sunday, November 22, 2-3:30 pm — Woodpecker Trail at Long Branch Farm & Trails

Grab your Hike for Your Health passport and get hiking with Nature Center staff and a representative from Roads Rivers and Trails (RRT), a local adventure outfitter. Join us each month as we traverse our trails (approximately 2-3 miles each hike). Members free; nonmember adult $9 and nonmember child $4 (includes daily admission).


Create Your Own Tile Hands-On Workshop  -- ALL WORKSHOPS ARE CANCELED

Make a special gift or keepsake! Meet local ceramic artist, Bonnie Mitchell, and learn how to carve your own image into a tile using the sgraffito technique during this workshop. Members $25; Nonmembers $30 (includes daily admission).


Nature Crafts and Merry Snacks 

Thursday, December 3, 3-4 pm 

Saturday, December 5, 3-4 pm 

Sunday, December 6, 10-11 am 

Leave the hustle and bustle of the season behind for an easy day of holiday crafting and snacking. Join the fun as we use natural and recycled materials to make wintery decorations. Popcorn, cider, and all supplies included. This class will have varying crafts appropriate for ages 3-10. Members $8; nonmembers $13 (includes admission).


Print Like Charley Harper

Saturday, December 12, 11 am-12 pm 

Saturday, December 12, 12-1 pm 

Saturday, December 12, 1-2 pm  

Saturday, December 12, 2-3 pm 

Sunday, December 13, 11 am-12 pm 

Sunday, December 13, 12-1 pm  

Sunday, December 13, 1-2 pm

Sunday, December 13, 2-3 pm 

Enjoy trying your hand at screen-printing as you pull your own Charley Harper Print. Member Adult $5; Member Child $5; Nonmember Adult $14; Nonmember Child $9 (includes daily admission).