We blinked — and somehow it’s the last weekend of June! Next weekend is the 4th of July. Where is the summer going?! Don’t panic — we’ve rounded up 5 family friendly things to do this weekend that will have you feeling all the happy summer feels. Ready, set — let’s weekend!
Hyde Park Blast
Saturday, June 25, all day
Hyde Park Square, 2700 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208
The Hyde Park Blast is one of Cincy’s most beloved summer races. Whether you’re a biker, runner, walker or simply love a good party — you’ll have a good time at this event.
Member Morning at the Zoo
Saturday, June 25, 8-10 a.m.
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220
If you’re a card-carrying Zoo member, head to the Zoo this Saturday for a special event! From special activities to animal encounters, breakfast specials to gift shop discounts, the Zoo’s pulling out all the stops for members this Saturday.
Curious George Express
Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26
Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, 127 S. Mechanic St., Lebanon, OH 45036
If this week’s feature on the LM&M has you wanting to ride the rails, you’re in luck! The Curious George Express will be running all weekend long, so there’s still time for your kids to meet their favorite mischievous monkey.
Summer Soccer Clinics at the JCC
Sunday, June 26, 1 and 2:30 p.m.
Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236
Got a young Pele in the house? You won’t want to miss this weekend’s soccer clinics led by athlete and soccer star, Jennifer Meiners. Meiners played soccer with the UC Women’s Soccer Team for four years, and the USL W-League for the Northern Kentucky TC Stars. Meiners currently coaches Girls Elite teams with Total Futbol Academy and has taught camps and clinics both locally and on the collegiate level. Meiners will teach your children skills and drills to hone their soccer knowledge. Both clinics are free; simply RSVP at the JCC to snag a spot.
Free Annual Circus Day at Burnet Woods
Sunday, June 26, 1-6 p.m.
Burnet Woods, 3251 Brookline Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45220
Step right up! This free annual Cincinnati Circus Company event transforms Burnet Woods into an outdoor circus arena, complete with a Big Rig Flying Trapeze, Inflatable Bounce Houses, Fire Performers, Stilt Walkers, Balloon Artists and more. For full details, head over to this week’s Online Spotlight.
For more ideas, be sure to bookmark our Online Calendar, which is updated daily with the best and most noteworthy local events.