Activities this week in Cincinnati: June 28th – July 4th

Monday June 28th

Family: Balinese butterflies, Daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Timed ticket entry. It runs from May 8th to September. 6. Reservation: ..

Family: Trip to the Arctic: Christmas in July, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.-6 p.m., Entertainment Junction, 7379 Squire Court, West Chester. Beat the heat of summer with this air-conditioned, magical, walk-through attraction. It runs from June 26th to July 31st. $ 9.95 and up. Free parking. 513-898-8000; ..

Health: outdoor fitness series, 7:00 p.m., Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road, Springfield Township. HIIT, boot camp, Zumba rotation series every Tuesday from June 1st to August. 31. ..

Recreation: aqua adventure, 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily, Land of Illusion, 8762 Thomas Road, Middletown. Floating obstacle course, beach, swimming area, volleyball, play area. You can also rent paddle boards, private cabanas, and boats. $ 29, $ 24 children. ..

Free time: quizzes on the square, 6-8pm, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Every week until October 11th. free. ..

Tuesday June 29th

Comedy: Joe Dombrowski goes on a summer tour of the school, 7:30 pm, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township $ 36- $ 70. ..

Music: Acoustic Lunch Series, 11: 30-13: 30, Piatt Park, 100 Garfield Place, Downtown. It runs from June 1st to August on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 31.

Music: summer concert series, Weekly, Natural Park, 4337 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. This week: New Liberty Dance Orchestra. ..

Tour: Hill Forest Victorian House Museum, Tuesday-Friday 11 am-3pm, Saturday-Sunday 1-5pm, Hill Forest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St., Aurora. Guided tour through a historic house. $ 10, $ 4 for 7-13 years old, free for children under 6 years old. Thursday discounts for seniors and veterans. 812-926-0087; ..

June 30th (Wednesday)

Family: summer series for children, Noon to 1:00 p.m., Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Hamilton Cleaves Road, 1763, Hamilton. Every Wednesday in June and July the museum offers fun activities for children and families. ..

Film: Summer Cinema, 9-11pm, Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over the Line. This week: Jurassic Park. Freedom.

Music: Purple Party, 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Festival Park, Newport. There is live music, food trucks and drinks in the summer series. It runs from May 5th to August. 4. This week: Everyday People Band.

Music: Wednesday Reggae, 6 pm-9pm, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Live reggae performance. It runs weekly from May 12th to October. 13. Free. ..

Music: Wednesday in the forest, 7-9pm, Burnett Woods Bandstand, 3251 Brookline Avenue, Clifton. Live performance by the Amador Sisters. Freedom. ..

Thursday 1st July

Art: residues, Thursday through Saturday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Carnegie Gallery, 1028 Scott Street, Covington. Twelve artists create objects that enable interaction and social engagement. Curated by Maria Seda-Reeder. It runs from June 17th to October. 2. Free of charge. ..

Comedy: Kubon, 7:30 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township Family Show for 12+. $ 25 to $ 42. ..

Dance: Salsa in the square, 7-10pm, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Weekly dance series by live salsa band. It runs from May 6th to September. 30. Free. ..

Family: Children’s Museum reopens Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Wester Ave., Queen’s Gate. ..

Family opening: Ice Age Gallery is reopened, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queen’s Gate. The beloved gallery continues with updates and additions.

Film: Park Film: Dolittle, 7:00 p.m., Glenwood Gardens, 10397 Springfield Pike, Wood Lawn. Crafts and arts vendors at 5:00 p.m., movies at 7:00 p.m. ..

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Music: river music, 7-9pm, Civic Park, 111 E. High St., Lawrenceburg. Family-friendly atmosphere with live music, food trucks, vendors and beer gardens. Please bring a deck chair. Freedom. This week: Caribbean parrot.

Music: Roots Revival, 7-9 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over the Line. Freedom.

Music: acquisition, Thursday 6-9pm, Union Center Square, 9285 Center Point Drive, Westchester Township. Free live music from June to August Thursday. This week: 90 proof to one. ..

Free time: Free first day at Great Parks in Hamilton County. Experience over 17,700 acres of natural habitat, 130 km of hiking trails, access to lakes and rivers, playgrounds, dog parks, golf courses and more without the need for a Great Parks car permit. ..

Friday July 2nd

Comedy: Sam Morrill, Funny Bones Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. It runs on 2-3. July. ..

Festival: tap, taste and vote, Friday 5pm to 11pm, Saturday 12pm to 11pm, Sunday 12pm to 9pm, National Voice of America Broadcasting Museum, 8070 Tyler’s Building Road, Westchester. Presented by a mirror light. Live music, food, beer. Fireworks on Sunday at 9.10 p.m. ..

Movie: Hollywood Drive-In, Friday-Saturday 9:15 pm, 1538 Cedar Ave., College Hill. Friday: Bohemian Rhapsody. Saturday: Independence Day. $ 25 per car. ..

Museum opening: We are a story: a visual reaction to racism, Daily 10 am-5pm, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Downtown. The exhibition features 53 quilts that shed light on the history of American civil rights, police atrocities, and racism. Admission to the museum is $ 15 and there are discounts for children and seniors. The exhibit is an additional $ 5, $ 3 for children and free members. All guests can exhibit for free on Wednesdays and Sundays. It runs from July 2nd to September. twenty four. ..

Music: Fifth and Vine Live, Friday-Saturday 7-10pm, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St. Downtown. This week: Soul Quest on Friday, Cracker on Saturday. Freedom. ..

Crackers - Frank Funaro, Left, Johnny Hickman, David Lowery, Sal Mida - will have a free show in Fountain Square on Saturday night as part of Fifth and Vine Live.  (Courtesy photo by Jason Slasher)

Music: concert in the park, 6:30 pm-8:30pm, Victory Park, 2078 Mills Ave., Norwood. This week: Skip, Hop & Wobble. Freedom.

Music: Friday Flow, 6-9pm, Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over the Line. Freedom.

Theater: Shakespeare in the Park, 7:00 p.m., Eden Park, Season Good Pavilion, 1600 Art Museum Drive, Mount Adams. Romeo and Juliet. Freedom.

Saturday 3rd July

Art opening: breathe! : Artists react to the crisis of our time, 6-9pm, Wave Pool Gallery, 2940 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. The artists Erika Nj Allen, Kim Anno, Sharareh Khosravani and Stephen Slaughter explore physical, emotional and political approaches to find resilience. ..

Comedy Festival: Grotto Festival, Noon to midnight, Comet, 4579 Hamilton Avenue, North Side. All-day comedy festival with 5 shows, 2 stages and over 30 comics from the region. Sponsored by bombs away! Comedy. Food and drink offers for pass holders. ..

Concert: Midwest Explosion, Saturday-Sunday 10 am-11pm, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 7801 Anthony Wayne Avenue, Carthage. During the day, car and motorcycle shows and concerts begin on Saturday at 6 p.m.: Boy, 8 Ball & MJG, Too Short. Sunday: Jagged Edge, Kekewaiat, Carl Thomas. $ 25 and up. ..

Rapper Too Short will perform at the Midwest Explosion at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds on July 3rd and 4th.

Holidays: La Rosas balloon glow, 6:00 p.m., Connie Island, 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Anderson Township. You can see balloons and fireworks freely. The normal park entry applies. $ 10 am to 2 pm, $ 15 after 2 pm ..

Museum opening: In a new light: Taffeta treasure, Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike Street, downtown. It takes place from July 3rd to May 1st. The exhibition focuses on the vision of Anna and Charles Taft as art collectors and heirs to the people of Cincinnati.

Music: summer concert series, 6-9pm, Harry Whiting Brown Community Center, 205 E. Sharon Road, Glendale. Live music is played on the meadow every Saturday from June to July. This week: Michael Kelsey.

Shopping: Westside Market, 10 a.m., 3719 Harrison Avenue, Cibiot. Downtown Chebiot’s small business pop-up market features over 100 local vendors, food trucks, and family-friendly activities. ..

July 4th (Sun)

Concert: red, white, boom, 8:00 p.m., Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Avenue, Anderson Township. The annual Cincinnati Pops Independence Day concert is back. It is headed by John Morris Russell. Bluegrass artist Annie Moses Band and opera star Chris Kenny will also perform. Rossi’s fireworks follow the performance. $ 15 and up. ..

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Enjoy a fireworks show by Lozzi Fireworks after a red and white boom concert by Cincinnati Pops at the Riverbend Music Center.

Shopping: art on the vine, 12 noon-6 p.m., Fountain Square, 525 Vine St., downtown. Buy local art direct from the artist. ..

Shopping: Tristate Antiques Market, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, 351E. Facilitate parkway. 2 hectares with over 200 dealers selling antiques, vintage and retro products from different eras. Entry early in the morning at 6 a.m. Modern facilities include paved walkways, modern toilets, free parking and a variety of grocery stores. The market is both inside and outside. The futures market dates are August 1st, September 5th and October 3rd. $ 4. ..

Tour: Mount Adams Historical Walking Tour, 1:00 p.m., Mount Adams Bar & Grill, 938 Hatch Street, Mount Adams. A 2 hour guided walking tour of the neighborhood. Wear comfortable shoes and a mask. It runs from Sunday through October 31st. Merit of Mount Adams Civic Association. 10 dollars. ..

Future perspective

Film: Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour We will be arriving at the Garfield Theater in downtown Garfield Place 111 on two weekends, July 9-11 and July 16-19. The 92-minute program shows seven short films from Canada, Hong Kong, the USA, France / Turkey and South Korea. $ 10 prepayment. ..

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