NOVEMBER events requiring advance registration begin on page 51.
This windy program from the Linton Musicians features the oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, and piano. The music they make will blow you away ... Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church, 6474 Beechmont Ave.; 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.; $5; 513-381-6868 or lintonmusic.org/pbj-tickets/.
ROLLER GIRLS SEASON FINALE
Enjoy a night of family entertainment as the Black-n-Bluegrass Juniors and their adult leagues play a full night of Roller Derby. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and juniors take the track first! Hits Indoor Baseball, 3785 Lake Park Drive, Covington; $10 online, $12 at the door, free for ages 6 and younger; 859-7408758 or nkyrollerderby.com.
THE DAYTON TRAIN SHOW
Enjoy a mix of memorabilia, souvenirs, books and of course, plenty of different gauges and model railroad displays. Prizes for adults and kids will be given away each day, and be sure to check out the O gauge layout from Boonshoft Museum. Boy Scouts can earn their Railroading Merit Badge, visit the website for details (scouts must register
in advance to participate). Upper Valley Mall, 1475 Upper Valley Pike, Springfield; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 6; $7 general admission, free ages 12 and younger with a paying adult, $6 active military with ID; daytontrainshow.com.
VETERANS WEEK AT NEWPORT AQUARIUM
All week long, through Nov. 13, veterans with military ID receive free admission to the Aquarium, while military families receive a discount of $3 off adult tickets and $2 off child tickets. Newport Aquarium, 1 Aquarium Way, Newport; general admission is $23.99 adults, $15.99 ages 2 - 12; 800-406-3474 or newportaquarium.com.
FREE FAMILY ARTVENTURES ART STOP
Visit a docent at an interactive art cart in the galleries for some hands-on artmaking fun for all ages. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive; 2 p.m. Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27; 513-7212787 or cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
SKETCHING SUNDAY WITH GUEST ARTIST PAUL LOEHLE
Pick up a supplies kit and sketchbook in the Front Lobby then pick a spot to sketch, or use one of the CAM’s prompts to jump start your creativity. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive; 1 - 4 p.m.; a $5 refundable deposit is required to check out a supplies kit; 513721-2787 or cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
mon 7 LIVE AT THE UNI
The season ends with a bang when international jazz vocalist Mandy Gaines rocks the house with an hour of soulful and exciting interpretations of jazz, pop, R&B, and soul classics. Head to the Montgomery Inn across the street after the concert to meet the artist and other music lovers. Universalist Church, 9471 Montgomery Road; 7 p.m.; donations accepted; montgomeryohio.org.
FREE STORY TIME WITH PJ LIBRARY
PJ Library is a Jewish family engagement program for ages 8 and younger. Each month, families are sent free books and music — come out to hear stories about Jewish tales, holidays, life cycle events and more. blue manatee children’s bookstore, 3054 Madison Road; 10:30 - 11 a.m. Nov. 7 and 21; 513731-2665 or bluemanateebooks.com.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP
The library reserves four to six public computers for students to use for online research, plus, students struggling with various topics can get help from librarians on duty. Newport Branch, Campbell County Public Library, 901 East 6th St.; 3 - 5 p.m.; 859-572-5035 or cc-pl.org.
FREE STORIES WITH ART
Ages 3 - 6 enjoy messy stories that make for great art. Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library, 8899 U.S. 42, Union; 6:30 p.m.; 859-342-2665 or bcpl.org.
spotlight: MONKEY SEE, MONKEY DO Saturday, Nov. 12
here’s no business like monkey business! Max and Vinnie are expert zookeepers, but keeping the rascally monkeys from getting into trouble is easier said than done. When Mr. Cleaver, the zoo manager, decides to send one of the monkeys to another zoo, it’s time for their great escape! Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3711 Clifton Ave.; 11 a.m., 1 p.m.; $8 general admission, free ages 1 and younger. Call 513-4972860 or visit cliftonculturalarts.org. 38
FREE TODDLER TALES
Bring your little ones for a fun story, music, rhymes and activities, all designed to help develop pre-reading skills. Scheben Branch, Boone County Public Library, 8899 U.S. 42, Union; 10 a.m.; 859342-2665 or bcpl.org.
wed 9 5 OF 10
MamLuft&Co. Dance opens its 10th anniversary season in “5 of 10,” a performance featuring five of the company’s favorite works from 2007 2017. The Cincinnati-based Modern
“Where Every Family Matters.”
Dance company will convert the Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s historic auditorium into a double-sided performance space that is uniquely intriguing and intimate. Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3711 Clifton Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10, 8 p.m. Nov. 11 and 12; $14 - $28; 513-497-2860 or cliftonculturalarts.org.
thu 10 THURSDAY ART PLAY: DEEP SPACE PLAY
Check out the UnMuseum’s newest addition! Deep Space first premiered at The People’s Liberty but now calls the CAC home. Get a look at the new piece and create artwork inspired by what you see. Contemporary Arts Center, 44 East 6th St.; 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.; free members, $5 per child nonmembers; 513-345-8405 or contemporaryartscenter.org.
FREE GOLDEN TICKET ARTISTS OPENING RECEPTION
You’re invited to the Opening Reception of the Golden Ticket Artists Exhibition, now in its seventh year, and which features artists living or working within 25 miles of CCAC and showcases the region’s diverse creative talent. All awards will be announced at 7 p.m. at the Opening Reception. Winners of The Golden Ticket will be invited to give Artist Talks; dates will be announced soon after the opening reception on the CCAC website. The Exhibition runs from Nov. 11 - Dec. 10. Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3711 Clifton Ave.; 6 p.m.; 513-497-2860 or cliftonculturalarts.org.
FREE HEARTH WARMING HOLIDAYS
Kick off the holiday season with your family and head to Waynesville for shopping, dining, and a chance to preview some fabulous holiday decorating and unique gift-giving ideas from the specialty shops of downtown. Downtown Waynesville, Waynesville; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Nov. 11 and 12, 12 - 5 p.m. Nov. 13; waynesvilleohio.com.
LA VIDA BREVE
The Cincinnati Chamber Opera opens the season with a new production of Manuel de Falla’s La Vida Breve, presented as the company’s first co-production with Northern Kentucky University’s School of the Arts. The epic work features themes of passion and unfulfilled love in a society of social stratification, against a backbone of Spanish heritage. Greaves Concert Hall at Northern Kentucky University, 1 Louie B Nunn Drive; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Nov. 13; $25 adults, $20 students and seniors; 513-580-4440 or cincinnatichamberopera.com. (“Things to Do” continues on page 41)
Cincinnati Family magazine November 2016