Author: Movers and Makers

Get a little wild at Zoo La La

Zoo La La is Cincinnati Zoo’s wildest summer party for a purpose. Set in the zoo’s newest exhibit, “Africa,” this adults night out will include zoo-nique cocktails, a raffle full of special zoo experiences, the opportunity to mingle with animal ambassadors and the chance see your favorite animals up close, including a special Cheetah Encounter experience.

In this case, it IS rocket science

Adam Steltzner will be in Cincinnati next Wednesday, April 27, as keynote speaker for the Bethesda Lyceum. He’s a TED speaker, an author, and a real live rocket scientist who spent 10 years designing and building the Mars Curiosity Rover and served as its landing lead.

Two New Exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center

Kari Steihaug, “Legacies,” 2006, mixed media

The Contemporary Arts Center opens two new imaginative exhibitions on Friday, April 22. One features two artists who imagine the details, detours and interpretations of iconic novels with serial drawings. In the other, the artists take everyday items and turn them into imaginative works of art.

Volunteers needed for Summerfair

Rhonda Dossenback, vice president of awards for Summerfair Cincinnati; LeAnne Anklan, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra; and Jayne Utter, managing director of Summerfair

Summerfair 2016 has put out the call for volunteers to work during the show. The event relies on 400 volunteers, with shifts averaging two hours. Proceeds from Summerfair help fund grants to local nonprofits and arts groups to support art-related projects.

Weekly workouts at Washington Park

The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati and 3CDC are hosting a series of free weekly workouts in beautiful Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine. The hour-long sessions will be led by professional YMCA instructors Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Women’s clubs coach kids in 3D Printers Club

students showcasing their 3D group inventions

United Way’s Women of Tocqueville and Women Investing in the Next Generation led a 3D Printers Club in conjunction with the Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative and South Avondale Elementary School.

Fifteen fifth-grade girls participated in the 10-week workshop under the guidance of mentors from members of the two groups.