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Learn About the Sun with Cincinnati Observatory

June 14th, 2020

Join the Cincinnati Observatory online this Monday Jun 15 from 7 – 8 p.m. for a presentation on The Sun. Orbiting observatories have captured stunning details of our nearest star, the Sun, including sunspots, solar flares, and coronal mass ejections.  Astronomer Dean Regas shares some amazing images and videos of the Sun’s nuclear surface and explosive personality.  Then he will demonstrate various safe solar viewing methods so you can see the Sun yourself. Cost: $10.00 per household All proceeds go toward Education Programming at the Cincinnati Observatory This class is offered through... Read More

Cincinnati Observatory Presents The Planets

June 8th, 2020

Join the Cincinnati Observatory online this Wednesday Jun 10 at 7 p.m. for The Planets on Zoom. Explore the Solar System with Astronomer Dean Regas as he takes you in for a closer look at our eight unique and amazing planets and their many, mysterious moons.  Featuring the best NASA images and cool simulations, this online class is out of this world fun for beginners.  (Note: Pluto may also be discussed. Cost: $10 per household All proceeds go toward Education Programming at the Cincinnati Observatory This class is offered through a secure Zoom meeting.  After registering you will receive a... Read More

Comets and Meteors at Cincinnati Observatory

June 1st, 2020

Join the Cincinnati Observatory virtually, this Monday Jun 1 at 7 p.m. for Comets and Meteors. Comet Atlas and Comet Swan have been in the news, but what’s the real story on these strange visitors? What’s a meteor shower and when is the best one to watch?  Astronomer Dean Regas shares the best comet stories and images as well as his tips for seeing shooting stars this summer. Cost: $10 per household All proceeds go toward Education Programming at the Cincinnati Observatory This class is offered through a secure Zoom meeting.  After registering you will receive a link to join the class,... Read More

Deep Space Objects Online Class

May 26th, 2020

Join the Cincinnati Observatory this Tuesday May 26 at 7 p.m. for their Deep Space Objects Online Class. Star clusters, nebulas, and galaxies oh my. Over 200 years ago, French astronomer Charles Messier cataloged 110 such objects using his backyard telescope.  Astronomer Dean Regas will take you on a journey to explore these most fascinating objects and share what the Hubble Telescope sees. Cost: $10.00 per household All proceeds go toward Education Programming at the Cincinnati Observatory This class is offered through a secure Zoom meeting. After registering, you will receive the link to join... Read More

Holocaust Speaker Series Via Zoom: Conrad Weiner

May 18th, 2020

This week’s Holocaust Speaker Series presentation, hosted by the Holocaust & Humanity Center, will be available digitally! Join us on Zoom at 11:00 AM to hear a story of life before, during and after the Holocaust presented via Zoom webinar. REGISTER HERE: Sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine Conrad Weiner – Holocaust Survivor Conrad was born in Storojinetz, a small town in Bucovina, once part of Romania (currently part of the Ukraine) in 1938. After a brief occupation of the region by the Soviet Army in... Read More

Virtual TEDxCincinnati Circle

May 18th, 2020

Join TEDxCincinnati on Mondays for virtual TEDxCincinnati Circles. They will be watching a short TED video together and then discussing to promote community and engagement over what we love… TED Talks! This is a great time to connect with the TEDxCincinnati team and fellow community members! THIS IS A FREE EVENT! However, you must register each week using the link provided. We will be using the video conferencing platform Zoom.   For more fun things to do in Cincinnati this week, check out the latest issue... Read More

Taft Museum of Art Presents Virtual Studios

May 11th, 2020

While the Taft Museum of Art may be currently closed, their online resources have greatly expanded! Join the Taft Museum of Art and Urban Sketchers each Monday at 12 p.m. on YouTube, for a weekly creative prompt. Inspired by the Taft collections and architecture, join a group of fellow art lovers (of all skill levels) for a drawing challenge and share your creations by tagging #TaftMuseumDiscovered. For more information, visit  Read More

Imagination Station Takes Fun to a Whole New Level!

February 22nd, 2019

Mark your calendar for a fun day with your kids or grandkids! Imagination Station is almost here, brought to you by the CET and the CET Kids Club! Imagination Station takes place on Saturday Feb 23 from 12 – 3 p.m. at CET Public Television (1223 Central Parkway Cincinnati). Don’t miss this fun-filled, family day! Kids can meet their favorite PBS character, Nature Cat, participate by making crafts, enjoy yummy treats and participate in an interactive story time. Imagination Station, helping kids express their individual creativity and individuality though interactive play, movement and art. Admission... Read More

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs Opening Reception at Cincinnati Museum Center

February 12th, 2019

Cincinnati Museum Center (1301 Western Avenue Cincinnati) invites you to the opening reception of Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs, this Thursday Feb 14 from 6 – 10 p.m. Step into a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us. Be among the first in the United States to see priceless artifacts from ancient Egypt dating back over 4,500 years, including the coffin of Nakht, an exceptional bust of the pharaoh Hatshepsut and an ornate gold and garnet necklace from the Ptolemaic period. Meet the curators and archaeologists behind the exhibition... Read More

Experience Dinosaur Days at Cincinnati Museum Center!

February 6th, 2019

Take a step back in time this weekend, to when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth! Immerse yourself in prehistoric adventure for an entire weekend in the recently opened Dinosaur Hall at Cincinnati Museum Center (1301 Western Ave Cincinnati) this Saturday Feb 9 and Sunday Feb 10. Meet Cincinnati’s newest, oldest residents and speak with experts about all things extinct (and not so extinct). Learn about Cincinnati’s role in the world of fossils, get your hands dirty and be ready to dig up something exciting!   Here are some of the fun-filled activities planned: Saturday Feb 9 -Friends of Big... Read More