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FREE & Low-Cost Winter Indoor Pickleball and Tennis Programs for Youth and those with Disabilities

The Cincinnati Tennis Foundation is offering Free and Low-Cost winter indoor pickleball and tennis programs this winter for youth and those with disabilities. All programs will be held at the Walnut Hills High School Indoor Tennis Center, located at 1515 Jonathan Avenue. All equipment is provided. Pickleball & Tennis for

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Shared by United Resource Connection October 25, 2023

Monthly Community Resource Fairs at Cincinnati Public Library

Free community resources fairs are held at the North Plaza of the downtown Main Library on the final Thursday of each month. These resource fairs offer individual assistance to get connected with area services, including access to free primary care health services and medicaid navigation, free legal aid, and discount

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Shared by United Resource Connection September 26, 2023

FREE Cincinnati African American History Tour

The Cincinnati Metro is sponsoring a tour of landmarks in Cincinnati, significant to African American history, August 18th at 11am, free of charge. This educational bus tour will highlight locations around the city significant to the struggle, survival and dignity of those persons who were dehumanized by enslavement.  Due to

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Shared by United Resource Connection August 15, 2023

Free parking and $2 admission at Museum Center for SNAP and Medicaid Recipients

This post was originally published November, 26th, 2021. The format and/or content has been updated for quality assurance. Cincinnati Museum Center participates in Museums for All! Museums for All is a national program that provides discounted museum admission for families presenting a food assistance (EBT) card. Museums for All is a

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 28, 2023

FREE Youth Basketball Event with Cincinnati Mayor, “Queen City Slam”, Saturday August 5th

Hosted by Mayor Aftab Pur eval, & the Cincinnati Recreation Commission, there will be a 3 by 3 Team Basketball Tournament, Saturday August 5th, from 9 AM to 8 PM, in front of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, located at 50 East Freedom Way. The tournament has been officially

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 21, 2023

Red Bike Offers Discounted Monthly Price for Low-Income Individuals

This post was originally published February 22th, 2022. The format and/or content has been updated for quality assurance. Red Bike is a public bicycle sharing system that has bike stations throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. For individuals living near the bike stations, and healthy enough to ride, the bikes can be a

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 13, 2023

FREE Annual Parking Permits for Hamilton County Parks if you have an EBT Card

Hamilton County has some of the best public parks in the State of Ohio, with wooded walking and biking trails, camp grounds, playgrounds, splash pads, and other recreational facilities, many of which can be enjoyed free of cost. Parking permits are typically required, but if you have a valid food

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 11, 2023

Evanston & East Walnut Hills Block Party July 15th, with FREE Concert & Transportation

Evanston & East Walnut Hills will host a block party and FREE concert on July 15th. The event will be held at Owl’s Nest Park, located on Fairfax Road, and start at 5:30 PM.  The Block Party is FREE and all are welcome! An Event Schedule is available online. There will be activities for all ages,

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 5, 2023

FREE Shakespeare in the Park: “The Comedy of Errors” Schedule & Locations 2023

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company annually performs FREE Shakespeare plays in the park. This year they will be performing William Shakespeare’s play “The Comedy of Errors”. The performances are on different days, July 14th through September 3rd. All performances are at 7pm, and each performance is held at a different park

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 29, 2023

The Significance of Juneteenth, Freedom Day

In Fredrick Douglass’s most famous speech on the hypocrisy of American slavery, he pointed out the paradox of Independence Day: America declared every man had a right to liberty while at the same time enslaving millions of people. More than nine years after this speech, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 15, 2023

FREE CPS Youth Wrestling Clinic for 4th, 5th, and 6th Graders, June 17th, 2023.

Cincinnati Public Schools will be hosting a FREE youth wrestling clinic for 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. The clinic will be held at Hughes High School, located at 2294 Dana Avenue, on Saturday June 17th, from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. The clinic will be led by Mount St. Joseph Head Wrestling

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 9, 2023

Spray Parks to cool the summer heat, available through the Cincinnati Recreation Commission.

Cincinnati Recreation Commission Spray Parks are in operation from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. The Cincinnati Recreation Commission has 9 spray parks throughout Hamilton County. Each are open from 10am through 9pm, seven days a week. All are available at no charge and do not require memberships. Groups may attend

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 5, 2023

Cincinnati Recreation Commission 2023 Summer Pool Openings

Summer recreational facilities, such as swimming pools, play a vital role in the development of youth, particularly for those from low-income backgrounds. Swimming pools provide an opportunity for children to engage in physical activity, socialize with peers, and learn important life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship. For many low-income

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 1, 2023