daily listings FREE MOANA AND THE OCEAN STORYTIME
Join a storytime featuring the Moana and the Ocean picture book based on the upcoming Disney Animation Studios’ film Moana. In this engaging picture book Moana’s unique relationship with the Ocean is playfully interacted with stylized artwork. Barnes & Noble West Chester, 9455 Civic Centre Blvd.; 11 a.m.; 513755-2258.
SANTA CLAUS LIMITED
Board the train for a unique visit with Santa, who will spend some time with each child on the train. Whitewater Valley Railroad, Grand Central Station, Connersville; 9:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 2 p.m.; $10 ages 2 and older; 765-8252054 or whitewatervalleyrr.org.
Splash & Bubbles Premiere
FREE SANTA’S WORKSHOP
Bring the kids to the park for ornament and gift-making, along with a visit from Santa! Washington Park, 1230 Elm St.; 1 - 3 p.m.; 513621-4400 or washingtonpark.org.
THE NORTH POLE EXPRESS
The LM&M Railroad is decorated for the Christmas season. Hot chocolate and cookies are available on the platform while you wait for your train, along with carolers and activities for the kids. Then take an hour-long journey with Santa and his elves, be sure to bring your camera for some fun pictures. Train departs Nov. 26 - 27, Dec. 2 - 4, 9 - 11, 15 - 18, 22 - 24: weekdays at 6 and 8 p.m., weekends at 12, 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m., as well as 10 a.m., 12:30 and 3 p.m. on Dec. 3, and 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 24. Lebanon Mason & Monroe Railroad, 127 South Mechanic St., Lebanon; $18 - $32; 513-933-8022 or lebanonrr.com.
FREE YOUNG ARTIST OPEN STUDIO
Teens are invited to this program to work on their art projects, be inspired by the CAM’s collection, and meet other young artists. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive; 2 - 4 p.m.; 513721-2787 or cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
sun 27 GOBBLE HIKE
Search the forest for signs and sounds of wild turkey and other critters. Venture along the forest path and seek out signs of wildlife before testing your skills during an outdoor challenge. Fitness Trail, Winton Woods, 10245 Winton Road; 2 p.m.; a valid Great Parks of Hamilton County Motor Vehicle Permit ($3 daily, $10 annual) is required to enter the park; 513-5217275 or greatparks.org.
This new PBS Kids series tells the story of two fish - Splash and Bubbles - as they explore the world’s ocean habitats and make new friends while learning valuable life lessons under the sea.
November 23 at 10am and 2pm on CET
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Set for college. Students can earn college credit while they’re still in high school.
FREE HOLIDAY SEASON KICKOFF
Enjoy activities for the whole family. The house is decorated inside and out with lights, garlands and Antique Christmas displays. Take a picture with Santa, make an old-fashioned ornament, and enjoy carolers in the galleries. Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St.; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; taftmuseum.org.
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Cincinnati Family magazine November 2016