Behind the glamour of the animal kingdom at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden grows a lush backdrop. This year, the zoo’s premiere party with a purpose, Zoofari, spotlights the horticultural wonders.
The Cincinnati Horticultural Society is planning an August getaway to the Grand Garden Show on picturesque Mackinac Island. Registration deadline is July 16.
Saturday, June 18, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – Cincinnati Horticultural Society wants to be your guide to some seldom-seen private gardens in western Cincinnati. The annual Secret Garden Tour provides an opportunity to experience creative garden designs, unique horticulture and insightful gardening expertise as you explore the gardens.
Friday, June 10, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cintas Center, Xavier University – For those who think climate change is too big to tackle, the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit has an answer – actually, 100 of them. Keynote speaker Paul Hawken and other regional leaders will explore 100 solutions to reduce carbon emissions.
Saturday, June 18, 9 a.m.-noon – Folks of all ages are invited to be one of the thousands of volunteers who will spend a Saturday morning cleaning up the Ohio River and its tributaries. The effort will be led by Great Parks of Hamilton County and the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission.