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FIND APRIL EVENTS REQUIRING ADVANCE REGISTRATION ONLINE. FREE INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY

Head to the area’s only independent children’s bookstore for fun and games all day long, including a special visit with the authors and illustrators of blue manatee press at 10 a.m., and an afternoon manaTots story time at 2 p.m. blue manatee children’s bookstore, 3094 Madison Road; 10 a.m.; 513731-2665 or bluemanateebooks.com.

LEMONY SNICKET: THE COMPOSER IS DEAD

Whodunnit? Join the Inspector for a fun and musical murder mystery that introduces young audiences to the instruments of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Music Hall, 1241 Elm St.; 10:30 a.m.; $6 - $15; 513-381-3300 or cincinnatisymphony.org.

FREE SPRING FEST IN THE WOODS

Celebrate Spring with children’s activities, raffles, live music, wild edible cooking demos, crafts and vendors. Visitors can also take guided tours of Burnet Woods to learn the area’s ecology and history. Trailside Nature Center, Burnet Woods, 3400 Brookline Ave.; 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; 513-861-3435 or cincinnatiparks.com.

WALK MS CINCINNATI

Help end multiple sclerosis for good by taking a few steps with friends, family and teammates. Sawyer Point, 705 East Pete Rose Way; 8:30 a.m.; fundraising efforts appreciated; main. nationalmssociety.org.

WORLD MAKER AND INVENTOR EXPO

It’s a celebration of making, inventing, problem solving and innovation with robotics, graphic design, engineering, computer coding and more. Enjoy workshops and competitions, drone relays, and plenty of interesting inventions. Boone County High School, 7056 Burlington Pike, Florence; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; $8 - $10; themakerexpo.com.

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KIDS FISHING DERBY

Ages 16 and younger get an intro to fishing in this competition that rewards with trophies, certificates and derby buttons. Equipment is not provided, but bait will be available for purchase. Pond, Triple Creek, 2700 Buell Road; 8 a.m. 3 p.m.; a valid Great Parks of Hamilton County motor vehicle permit ($3 daily,

$10 annual) is required to enter the park; 513-521-7275 or greatparks.org.

BIG WEEK OF BIRDING

Because of this park’s location to the Great Miami River, spring migrants like to hang out here. Chrisholm MetroPark, 1917 Woodsdale Road, Trenton; 7 - 9 a.m.; a valid MetroParks motor vehicle permit (see site for rates) is required to enter the park; 513-867-5835 or yourmetroparks.net.

BIG WEEK OF BIRDING

Take a walk to search out birds like orioles and scarlet tanagers. Salamander Run Preserve, 4821 Layhigh Road, Hamilton; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.; a valid MetroParks motor vehicle permit (see site for rates) is required to enter the park; 513-867-5835 or yourmetroparks.net.

MARCH FOR BABIES

It’s an annual walk to help more babies be born healthy, as well as to celebrate those affected by the work of the March of Dimes. Paul Brown Stadium, 1 Paul Brown Stadium; 8 a.m.; fundraising efforts appreciated; marchforbabies.org.

RABBIT ROUNDUP

Learn about these furry friends with live animal demos, activities and crafts.

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Chrisholm MetroPark, 2070 Woodsdale Road, Trenton; 2 - 4 p.m.; a valid MetroParks motor vehicle permit (see site for rates) is required to enter the park; 513-867-5835 or yourmetroparks.net.

Mon 30

BIG WEEK OF BIRDING

Keep a lookout for birds as you visit a variety of habitat, including a meadow, forest, pond and stream. Forest Run MetroPark, 1810 New London Road, Hamilton; 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.; a valid MetroParks motor vehicle permit (see site for rates) is required to enter the park; 513-867-5835 or yourmetroparks.net.

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THINGS TO DO!

To see your events listed in our May’s THINGS TO DO, send details by Friday, April 6 to Sherry Hang at sherryh@ daycommedia.com or fax to 513-252-0081.

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