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Thu. July 31st @ 4:00-5:00

Do you have an eye for finding hidden things? Do you enjoy a good scavenger hunt? Can you find Waldo? 

Yes, the very popular and fun Find Waldo Local is back for the month of July. Beginning July 1st, savvy Waldo hunters can pick up their passports at Blue Manatee with the names of local, independent  (and very cool) businesses where Waldo is hiding. Find Waldo, and you'll earn a stamp in your passport. 

Then join us on July 31st at 4pm for our Find Waldo Local Hoopla. If you have 20 or more stamps in your passport, you'll be entered for great prizes...not to mention the triumph of being a Waldo Champ!

For any questions, please call 513.731.2665.

This event is FREE and for all ages!

Dragons, Drawings, & Doodles

Thu. August 7th @ 3:30-4:30

Join cartoonist Steve Harpster as he leads a workshop on drawing dragons. Whether your dragon of choice is fierce or friendly, come ready to let your imagination fly!

-Please bring a drawing pad or paper, and your favorite drawing utensils.
-Best for ages 6+.
-FREE, but please call 513.731.2665 to register by Wednesday, August 6th.

Snow Queen Story Time

Tue. August 12th @ 10:00-10:30

As a special way to cool off during August, join us for a very COOL ManaTots story time. Miss Sarah will be joined with special guest the Snow Queen from The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati. Together, they will sing songs and read snowy stories. After story time, the Snow Queen will be available to take pictures with her friends. Don't miss this chilly summer treat!

Big, Bad Bubbles

Wed. August 13th @ 4:00-5:00

Join us for a bubble-tastic event! We will be reading the very silly BIG BAD BUBBLE by Adam Rubin, and then making (and probably popping) are very own bubbles. Don't miss this bubbly event!

-Best for Ages 3-7

-$5 per child

-Pre- registration is required, as space is limited. Please call (513)731-2665 to register by August 12th.

Back to School with Harry Potter

Mon. August 18th @ 4:00-5:00

In honor of the 16th (can you believe it?!) anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, we will be holding a Potter Party. Join us for wizzardly fun, as we play games, solve puzzles, and enjoy delicious treats! Whether you're a first-year of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, or a long-time friend, this event is perfect for any fan of Harry's.

-Best for Ages 6+

-$5 per child

-Pre registration is required, as space is limited. Please call (513)731-2665 to register by August 17th.