Christmas Bird Count @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Dec 29 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Shake off the holiday humbug as you head outdoors for the nation’s longest-running citizen science bird project!

Be part of a team that counts every bird seen, so the more eyes, the better! No experience necessary, just dress to be outdoors for an extended period of time. Preregistration required so we can send you all the details. Free to all participants.


Rowe Woods Visitor Center is CLOSED. Grounds are open 8 am to 5 pm
Jan 1 all-day
CANCELED: Finding Meaning as You Age
Jan 4 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

We are sorry. This program has been CANCELED.

Learn how a sense of purpose affects your brain, and tips and strategies for entering later life with purpose and meaning. Click on the Tickets button for more information or to register.

Make Your Own Woodpecker Feeder @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Jan 25 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join us for a morning of hands-on work as we create our own woodpecker feeders out of natural wood. Please click on Tickets button for more information.

Abstract Photography Presentation @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Feb 7 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join us as Sue Milinkovich shares what it means when someone says abstract photography. She will explore the key components of abstract photography and different ways an image can be captured all around us. Come learn some new ways to use your artistic and creative skills to create some fun and exciting photography. Preregistration online required. Click on the Tickets button for more information or to register.

Abstract Photography All Day Workshop @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Feb 8 @ 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Join us as Sue Milinkovich leads us in depth to learn about abstract photography. Demonstrations, interactive discussions, practice stations, along with time to process images for a critique will be part of this workshop. Registration will be limited to 15 participants to allow more one-on-one time with Sue to learn how to capture and create abstracts. Preregistration online required. Click on the Tickets button for more information or to register.

Elder Mini Course: Elderberry Syrup Kits, Elderflower Cordial Uses and Harvest How-To’s @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Feb 9 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

It’s cold and flu season…prime time to learn how to make elderberry syrup and learn about an ancient plant. Click on the Tickets button for more information or to register.

Family Information Night for K-2 Nature School @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Feb 12 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Beginning in Fall 2020, Cincinnati Nature Center will offer a new Kindergarten–2nd grade (K-2) school! Please join us for a parents’ information session in the Pine Room of Rowe Visitor Center to learn about this wonderful new opportunity for children! You’ll meet our teaching staff and learn more about this exciting new school that will be opening this fall.

An alternative to the traditional program, our K–2 program will emphasize STEAM education through a nature-based and Montessori style approach. Children who attend the K–2 program will not only meet Ohio Learning standards but will engage in experiential learning and creative discovery. They will also perform Citizen Science Projects by studying wildlife while collecting data.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Tisha Luthy, Early Childhood Program Director,

Couples’ Date Night – A Savory Maple Evening @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Feb 15 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Love is in the maple-scented air at Rowe Woods!  Join us and treat your mate with this sweet, behind the scenes look at all things maple. Walk hand in hand to the sugarbush in the soft light of a lantern while enjoying a maple historical talk. Marvel at the glowing hot rocks used in ancient rock boiling while sharing a savory maple hors d’oeuvre. Learn how maple toffee is made while sipping on maple cocktails and discover which cheeses pair well with maple syrup while inhaling the steam in the sugarhouse.  This tour couples the historical and modern day production of maple syrup with maple-related dishes and beverages to delight the senses.

Member couples $40; nonmember couples $55 (includes daily admission).

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Maple on Tap @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Feb 22 @ 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Enjoy the best of maple season during this family-friendly event featuring maple beer crafted by HighGrain Brewing Company using our own maple syrup. Discover the process of making maple syrup, take a maple hike, learn how the beer was made, savor syrup from the evaporator, enjoy complimentary maple-related bites from area restaurants, play team maple trivia, and more!

Limited tickets are available at the event. Tickets are no longer on sale online.