Outdoor Entertainment

DINO WEEKEND TO OFFER FUN OF PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS

DINO WEEKEND TO OFFER FUN OF PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS

In honor of Dinosaur Island’s return to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium this summer, the Zoo is excited to announce the Dino Weekend celebration on July 29 and 30. As part of the festivities, the Zoo will offer exciting prehistoric-themed fun for both families and animals from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day, including:(…)

Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Hot summer days have kids wanting to play outside but at the same time have them sweating from the sun and heat. Cool things off with this fun toy and let keep the kids moving, laughing and having a good time. Whirly Whale Sprinkler This new ocean-themed sprinkler is compatible with standard water hoses. The(…)

GET OUTSIDE BOOK CLUB CONNECTS CHILDREN WITH NATURE AND LITERATURE

GET OUTSIDE BOOK CLUB CONNECTS CHILDREN WITH NATURE AND LITERATURE

To a young child, the world is an amazing place to be explored. The Get Outside Book Club, which runs from September 1 through October 31, encourages preschoolers’ natural curiosity by pairing storytimes with outdoor activities. A partnership between the Dayton Metro Library and Five Rivers MetroParks, the Get Outside Book Club is geared toward(…)

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Releases Safety Guidelines for Guests Playing Pokémon GO

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Releases Safety Guidelines for Guests Playing Pokémon GO

At LEGOLAND® Florida Resort we believe #AwesomeAwaits for kids seeking to “catch ‘em all” as they play Pokémon GO, the tremendously popular new app.  Pokémon haven been spotted throughout the resort and guests are welcome to play during their visit, but the resort has issued a few ground rules to ensure a safe search. Rules(…)

A Mosquito  Free Summer

A Mosquito Free Summer

I don’t know about you, but I got eaten alive being outdoors all of Fourth of July weekend.  If only I had put on the ParaKito Mosquito Repellent band earlier!  We received a product sample to facilitate our review of this product, all opinions are our own. We live outside in the summer and are(…)

MetroParks Ice Rink Opens Day After Thanksgiving

MetroParks Ice Rink Opens Day After Thanksgiving

The region’s largest outdoor ice skating rink opens Friday, Nov. 28, for season-long, family-friendly fun on the banks of the scenic Great Miami River in downtown Dayton. Admission to theMetroParks Ice Rink at RiverScape MetroPark (237 E. Monument Ave.) is $5 daily, and visitors can rent ice skates for just $2. Work off Thanksgiving indulgences on the ice(…)