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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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Rendering of Ezzard Charles Statue in Laurel Park

EZZARD CHARLES STATUE FUNDRAISING IN THE FINAL ROUND

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 25, 2020 / Comments Off on EZZARD CHARLES STATUE FUNDRAISING IN THE FINAL ROUND

Cincinnati Parks Foundation is proud to lead the fundraising efforts to erect a statue commemorating the legacy of Ezzard Charles. Join us in the final round as we “knock out” our fundraising goal by the project deadline! ABOUT EZZARD CHARLES There are few Queen City heroes like Ezzard Charles. Charles was a longtime resident of Cincinnati’s West End…

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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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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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Christmas lights in a tree outdoors

10 Seasonal Activities For Families And Adults

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / November 3, 2019 / Comments Off on 10 Seasonal Activities For Families And Adults

Throw on your Mariah Carey holiday tunes because it officially ’tis the season! Now through December, there are tons of fun activities you can do with your friends and family in Cincinnati Parks! We’ve gathered a list of some of the best holiday activities so you can celebrate the season right. FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES A ZINZINNATI…

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A toddler looks at a wooden bridge in a autumn forest as her father looks on.

5 CINCINNATI PARKS PERFECT FOR ENJOYING FALL COLORS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 21, 2019 / Comments Off on 5 CINCINNATI PARKS PERFECT FOR ENJOYING FALL COLORS

Fall is the favorite season for many thanks to colorful leaves (and pumpkin spice everything). While Cincinnati Parks aren’t known for pumpkin spice anything, they are known for scenic fall color! Cincinnati’s color peak is typically around the 3rd and 4th week of October. Some years it lingers into early November. While the summer drought has muted…

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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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A crowd at a Burnet Woods Concert

FAREWELL TO WEDNESDAYS IN THE WOODS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 12, 2019 / Comments Off on FAREWELL TO WEDNESDAYS IN THE WOODS

Wednesdays in the Woods is an annual free summer concert series at the Burnet Woods bandstand. Celebrating everything great about summer, this series brought friends and families together for good tunes, good food and a great time! Every Wednesday, May 29 through August 7 concert goers enjoyed live music, rotating food trucks, children’s activities and more. Hosted…

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A group of people in a field

#GameonJuly Pits Parks Against Recreation

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 3, 2019 / Comments Off on #GameonJuly Pits Parks Against Recreation

We have been celebrating the National Recreation and Park Association’s “Parks and Recreation Month” all July. Partnering with Cincinnati Parks for the #GameonJuly theme, we celebrated with giveaways and scavenger hunts for the public. It was great to bring this month-long celebration to a close with a friendly game of kickball between Cincinnati Parks and the Cincinnati Recreation Commission (CRC)! Parks’…

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