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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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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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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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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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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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#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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FAMILY CANOE AND MOVIE NIGHT A CPAC GRANT SUCCESS STORY

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 2, 2019 / Comments Off on FAMILY CANOE AND MOVIE NIGHT A CPAC GRANT SUCCESS STORY

Cincinnati Parks Advisory Councils (CPAC) are volunteer citizen groups which seek to build and maintain public support for neighborhood Cincinnati Parks and provide programming for the community. This spring we launched a new pilot CPAC Grant Program to support park improvements, community programming and logistical support for many CPACs across Cincinnati. Recently, the Rapid Run Park Advisory Council…

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