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5th Annual Ezz Fest on October 1

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 15, 2022 / Comments Off on 5th Annual Ezz Fest on October 1

Cincinnati Parks Foundation and 7 Hills Neighborhood Houses invite all to attend the 5th Annual Ezz Fest in Laurel Park on October 1 from 10am to 3pm! This year’s festivities include the reveal and dedication of the new Ezzard Charles statue and plaza. Other activities include a 5-mile race, community parade, live music, vendors, face…

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New Skating Series is Rolling into Sawyer Point

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / July 18, 2022 / Comments Off on New Skating Series is Rolling into Sawyer Point

Grab your roller skates and head downtown for the Sunset Skate at Sawyer Point series! You’ll enjoy the waterfront breeze as you skate Cincinnati’s largest roller rink. Meet new friends, exercise, and enjoy a beer or ice cream while you watch the sun go down. The Sunset Skate at Sawyer Point series is bringing roller…

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Hats Off Luncheon in 2019

Hats Off Luncheon Returns In-Person on October 7th

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 21, 2022 / Comments Off on Hats Off Luncheon Returns In-Person on October 7th

Hold on to your hats because the 16th annual Hats Off Luncheon is set to be an unforgettable afternoon of festivities, fun — and fundraising — all set to make an impact on the grounds that make Cincinnati’s communities great: Cincinnati Parks. Presented by The Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks, the Hats Off Luncheon is…

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Member of the Positive Vibe band playing at MLK Jr. Park Family Fun Day

Family Fun Days Kick off in Avondale with Juneteenth Celebration

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 18, 2022 / Comments Off on Family Fun Days Kick off in Avondale with Juneteenth Celebration

One of the Cincinnati Parks Foundation’s core pillars is activation. Parks are safer and the community is healthier when their neighborhood parks are programmed with FREE activities. This is why we are proud to partner with yoga studios, musicians, and other non-profits in Cincinnati to bring FREE family-friendly programs to you! This year, in a…

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Cincinnati Parks Advisory Council event in Mt. Storm Park. Two people watching a play on stage in the park.

CPF Distributes First Round of CPAC Grants to Activate Parks

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 8, 2022 / Comments Off on CPF Distributes First Round of CPAC Grants to Activate Parks

In 2019, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation created a CPAC Grant Program to provide financial and logistical support to each Cincinnati Parks Advisory Council (CPAC) across the city. “We believe that the best people to program their own neighborhood park is the community members who live around and play in those parks. They understand their community’s wants and…

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Members in The Women's Committee of Cincinnati Parks at a Krohn Conservatory butterfly event.

Women’s Committee Event Brings Out Social Butterflies

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Women’s Committee Event Brings Out Social Butterflies

The Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks is a dedicated group of nearly 900 park advocates. Their membership in the Women’s Committee supports Cincinnati Parks through advocacy and fundraising. On June 2, 2022, members were invited to attend a members-only “Butterflies After Dark” viewing of the Krohn Conservatory’s “Butterflies of the Nile” show. Over the course…

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Piles of litter in trash bags by the Mt. Airy Sign

obLITTERators Remove 65 Bags of Trash From Mt. Airy

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 2, 2022 / Comments Off on obLITTERators Remove 65 Bags of Trash From Mt. Airy

We can’t help but notice the explosion of litter across the city. In an effort to be part of the solution, Cincinnati Parks Foundation created the “obLITTERators” monthly volunteer outing sfor litter removal within Cincinnati Parks. The program kicked off on April 30th in Mt. Airy Forest. The second event on May 25th picked up…

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Trail Fest Benefits Cincinnati Parks Foundation

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / May 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Trail Fest Benefits Cincinnati Parks Foundation

Nonprofit group Cincinnati Hikes is partnering with Cincinnati Parks to present the FREE Trail Fest on June 5th, 2022 at Mt. Airy Forest! Trail Fest’s mission is to celebrate the city’s nature and all it has to offer. The event will bring together the Cincinnati community and its many resources committed to education on recreating…

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Band playing at One Good Party at MadTree Brewing

MadTree Brewing To Throw “One Good Party” With Non-Profit Partners

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / May 9, 2022 / Comments Off on MadTree Brewing To Throw “One Good Party” With Non-Profit Partners

Over the years, MadTree Brewing has been an amazing partner to Cincinnati Parks and the Cincinnati Parks Foundation. They have helped to plant thousands of trees through the Fall ReLeaf Program and at their “all-hands” volunteer events in Mt. Storm Park, Laurel Park, Inwood Park, and more. To celebrate their partnership with the Foundation and…

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ObLITTERators volunteers removing litter in Cincinnati Parks

obLITTERators Remove 45 Bags of Trash from Mt. Airy Forest

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / May 1, 2022 / Comments Off on obLITTERators Remove 45 Bags of Trash from Mt. Airy Forest

Like so many in Cincinnati, we couldn’t help but notice the explosion of litter across the city. In an effort to be part of the solution, Cincinnati Parks Foundation created the “obLITTERators” monthly volunteer outings to remove litter from Cincinnati Parks. The program kicked off on April 30th in Mt. Airy Forest. Volunteers included Cincinnati…

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