Cincinnati Free Weekend Events 6/15/2012-6/17/2012

It is Father’s Day Weekend, so let’s start with Free Admissions for Dad, then we’ll move on to all the other Free activities you and your family can enjoy this hot June weekend!

Free Entry for Dads on Sunday 6/17/2012

Krohn Conservatory: Butterfly Show Free Admission for Dads

Cincinnat Museum Center: All 3 Musuems and the Omnimax are Free for Dads

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden: Free Admission for Dads

King’s Island: Free Dinos for Dad WYB 1 Admission
King’s Island also has $9.99 Bring-a-Friend day on Sunday 6/17/2012 for Gold & Platinum pass holders.

The Web Extreme Entertainment: Free Laser Tag for Dads WYB 1 Laser Tag Game

Friday

Michael’s: Father’s Day Duct Tape Wallet Event 6pm-8pm

Bridgewater Fall’s Michael’s store is hosting this Free make-it and take-it craft event. Children ages 3 and up may participate.

Fountain Square: MidPoint Indie Summer 7pm-11pm

Fountain Square partners with the MidPoint Music Festival on Friday nights to offer Free previews of local, regional and national indie bands. Come downtown to enjoy the Free live show.

Harrison Free Family Movies at Sunset

The Harrison Recreation Commission hosts a showing of the movie Cars 2 tonight at sunset. Come early because LaRosa’s will offer Free pizza, popcorn, sno-cones and water while supplies last. Bring a blanket or chairs and come behind the garages at the Community Center on 300 George St. to see the show.

Saturday

Disney/Pixar Brave Highland Games at Smale Park 10am-2pm

In anticipation of Disney/Pixar’s movie Brave coming out soon Scotland is visiting Cincinnati this Saturday so families can take part in the Highland Games at Smale Riverfront Park! This Free event looks like a blast! You and your family can take part in family-friendly versions of classic games like archery, sheaf toss, caber toss and hammer throw. Prizes, including advanced screening passes to the film will be given out!

Loveland’s Amazing Race 7: Finish Line Festival 10am-4pm

Bring the entire family down for the Finish Line Festival of Loveland’s Amazing Race in Nisbet Park this Saturday. You don’t have to participate in the race to participate in the fun festival! There will be food, music and fun for all!

Madcap Puppets Rumpelstilskin: Lawerenceburg, IN 10:30am

Madcap Puppets will present Rumpelstilskin at the Lawrenceburg Public Library in Lawrenceburg, IN this Saturday. Bring the kids out for the show. We have always thoroughly enjoyed Mapcap Puppet performances!

5th Annual Miami Valley FreedomFest 11am-7pm

The Miami Valley Freedomfest is Free and open to the public. The all day festival promises music, games, food, prizes and entertainment! One big event of the day is the Free Kid’s Fishing Derby at Smith Park Lake. Bring your own tackle; prizes and awards will be given in 4 age groups. A Biker Blessing and Freedom Ride benefitting the Blue Star Moms of Dayton, OH is another mainstay of the day. Bands will be playing all day, including My Brother’s Keeper, Crusader and Reece Lincoln Band.

Toys R Us Lego Super HeroesEvent 2pm-4pm

Come to your local Toys R Us this Saturday to create a Batman or Superman shield with Lego bricks. Take the shield home Free!

Madcap Puppets Rumpelstilskin: Burlington, KY 7:30pm

Madcap Puppets will present Rumpelstilskin at Boone Woods County Park in Burlington, KY this Saturday. Bring the kids out for the show. Hop over to Walton Community Park after the show to catch the movie The Muppets as part of Boone County’s Movies in the Park.

Sunday

Michael’s: Father’s Day T-Shirt/Tie Event 10am-12pm

Bridgewater Fall’s Michael’s store is offering this make-it and take-it craft event. You will need to purchase a tie or t-shirt to participate. Children ages 3 and up may participate.

Taft Musuem: Third Sunday Funday Dad’s Day Out 1pm-4pm

Admission and parking is Free to the Taft Museum on Sunday. Families may take self-guided tours of art. Stop by the Art Cart to make an architectural arch together. In the studio children can make a pocket notebook for themselves or as a gift for Dad! In the garden families may putt on the green with mini-golf sets.

Also, Mr. Redlegs will make an appearance between 1pm-2pm and Wump Mucket Puppets will put on shows at 3pm and 4pm!

Missy Werner Band at Pyramid Hill 4pm

Enjoy the music of Missy Werner Band for Free at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Musueum in Hamilton, OH this Sunday. Missy is a local native bluegrass singer with a spectacular band of bluegrass musicians. This concert is sure to be a delight.

Family Friendly Cincinnati has more weekend happenings at
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by Noelle on June 15, 2012

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