Events & Programs


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Nature PlayScape Programs

We offer a variety of programs in our Nature PlayScape, recommended for children 12 and under with an adult. All programs are weather-dependent. Members free; nonmembers adult $9, nonmember child $4 (includes daily admission).

All programs in the Nature PlayScape 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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Wizarding Fun in the PlayScape

Saturday, April 3,11 am-12 pm -- SOLD OUT

Saturday, April 3, 2-3 pm -- SOLD OUT

Explore magic in our Nature PlayScape by decorating wands, making unicorn food, and mixing nature-powered potions! All ages welcome. Members free; nonmember adult $9 and nonmember child $4 (includes daily admission). 


Nature Royalty in the PlayScape

Sunday, April 18,11 am-12 pm   -- SOLD OUT

Sunday, April 25, 11 am-12 pm  

Transform into the ruler of a natural kingdom by creating a scepter, crown, and crest adorned with gathered treasures fit for royalty! Ideal for ages 5 and up. Members free; nonmember adult $9 and nonmember child $4 (includes daily admission). 


Spring Sunshine Crafts in the PlayScape

Sunday, May 2,  10-11 am

Sunday, May 2, 12-1 pm 

Capture the sun and the colors of spring by gathering natural materials to create a one-of-a-kind suncatcher. All materials provided. Members free; nonmember adult $9 and nonmember child $4 (includes daily admission). 


Little Gifts from Mother Nature in the Nature PlayScape 

Saturday, May 8, 3-4 pm 

Explore the Nature PlayScape while collecting natural materials. Then, using what you find, make a special bookmark and a nature woven card for an important person in your life! Members free; nonmember adult $9 and nonmember child $4 (includes daily admission). 









*Please note our new Nature PlayScape policies listed at the top of the listing. Preregistration is now required for all programs and participants are now required to adhere to our mask policy for all programs.

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For more information, contact:, (513) 831-1711, ext. 137