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A group of people doing yoga at the Burnet Woods Bandstand

NEW STEWARDS OF BURNET WOODS WELLNESS SERIES

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 27, 2020 / Comments Off on NEW STEWARDS OF BURNET WOODS WELLNESS SERIES

EDIT: Most are postponed through July 1, 2020. However, our Saturday Community Yoga class resumes June 20! Register to reserve your spot here: https://www.xn--hert-moa.com/world-peace-yoga/weekly-schedule/  Location: Burnet Woods Bandstand, 280 Burnet Woods Dr. Cincinnati, OH 45220  Please fill out a liability waiver form below before attending your first yoga session. The form can be found at: https://cincinnatiparksfoundation.org/programs/community-yoga-liability-waiver Part of…

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A senior couple sharing a kiss at sunset

FIVE VALENTINE’S DAY MAKE OUT SPOTS IN YOUR CINCINNATI PARKS ♥

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 7, 2020 / Comments Off on FIVE VALENTINE’S DAY MAKE OUT SPOTS IN YOUR CINCINNATI PARKS ♥

Valentine’s Day is almost here and love is in the air. We can’t think of a better place to steal a smooch from your sweetheart than in YOUR beautiful Cincinnati Parks! Here is a list of five unique spots, perfect for a romantic moment with your Valentine. MT. STORM TEMPLE OF LOVE | CLIFTON Have…

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Erin Morris and naturalists smiling and directing traffic at an event

STEPHENSON SISTERS’ SCHOLARSHIP FUND ESTABLISHED IN HONOR OF ERIN MORRIS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / January 22, 2020 / Comments Off on STEPHENSON SISTERS’ SCHOLARSHIP FUND ESTABLISHED IN HONOR OF ERIN MORRIS

In December of 2019, Erin Morris, a long-time employee of Cincinnati Parks, officially retired. Erin was a dedicated public servant who worked in the Explore Nature! division, educating children and adults on the wonders of the natural world. Her retirement marked the end of a 32 year career with Cincinnati Parks. Throughout her tenure, Erin was a…

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Dave Gamstetter holding a freshly planted tree

New Gamstetter Grove In Burnet Woods

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 16, 2019 / Comments Off on New Gamstetter Grove In Burnet Woods

This year we dedicated the Gamstetter Grove in Burnet Woods in honor of the recently retired Cincinnati Parks Head of Urban Forestry, Dave Gamstetter. Dave was a dedicated public servant who spent 30 years making Cincinnati greener. Over his tenure, Dave oversaw the planting of roughly 50,000 trees in the city. The Gamstetter Grove is carefully designed in…

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A family laughing in a snowball fight

Four Unique Gifts To Give For The Holidays

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Four Unique Gifts To Give For The Holidays

It’s the time of year where everyone is rushing to find that perfect gift. Do you know someone who loves Cincinnati Parks? Think outside the “giftbox” and simply think “outside”! Here are four unique park gifts that you can give for the holidays. DONATE IN THE NAME OF A LOVED ONE Know someone who “has it…

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A mother with two children wearing face paint sit it an audience on a grassy lawn.

Cincinnati Parks Foundation: 2019 In Review

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Cincinnati Parks Foundation: 2019 In Review

We have had an amazing and action packed year! From restoring trails in French Park to collaborating on a BLINK art installation, we’ve done it all! Thanks to our donors, volunteers and the Cincinnati Parks team we have been able to accomplish so much. Below are a few of our favorite projects and accomplishments this year. VIETNAM…

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A group of people hilding shovels and smiling at a ground breaking at Tome Jones Commons

Parks Breaks Ground On The Tom Jones Commons

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Parks Breaks Ground On The Tom Jones Commons

Cincinnati Parks Foundation, with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Park Board, officially broke ground on October 28, 2019 for the new Tom Jones Commons. Thanks to a gift from donor Tom Jones, over half a million dollars worth of improvements will develop the lower reservoir area at Eden Park. A large crowd of…

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Three smiling women holding "sign me up" cards at a Women's Committee event

HATS OFF LUNCHEON FUNDRAISING KICKS-OFF

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 21, 2019 / Comments Off on HATS OFF LUNCHEON FUNDRAISING KICKS-OFF

THE HATS OFF LUNCHEON A wonderful spring-time event, The Hats Off Luncheon is Cincinnati Parks Foundation’s largest and most exciting fundraiser. Created by The Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks in 2007, the Hats Off Luncheon quickly became one of the premier fundraisers in the city by attracting the support of top business and community leaders. Guests are…

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A festival at night

CINCINNATI PARKS’ URBAN CAMPSITE A HUGE SUCCESS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 18, 2019 / Comments Off on CINCINNATI PARKS’ URBAN CAMPSITE A HUGE SUCCESS

In case you somehow missed it, the light, art and projection mapping event known as BLINK finally returned to Cincinnati earlier this month. October 10-13, the free event spanned more than 30 city blocks, filling downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Cincinnati Parks had their own BLINK site located on the Schmidlapp Event Lawn in Smale Riverfront Park! Together,…

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A family and their dog

8 WAYS TO CELEBRATE FALL IN YOUR CINCINNATI PARKS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 7, 2019 / Comments Off on 8 WAYS TO CELEBRATE FALL IN YOUR CINCINNATI PARKS

The summer heat is finally passing and the leaves are beginning to fall. Halloween is almost here and there are TONS of ways to celebrate in YOUR Cincinnati Parks! We’ve gathered a list of some of the best activities for families and adults to get you celebrating the fall season. From Spooky Campfire Stories and…

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