Submitted by Jill Kuchle:

Wondering what to do this weekend?  Well get ready for barrels of fun.  This weekend is packed with paddlefests, baseball games, arena football, movies, music and more.  Check out the list below to pack your weekend full of fun!!!

The 6th Annual is going on this weekend.  Celebrate and promote the beauty of the Ohio River by participating.  Check out for loads of information.

The Kentucky Sympony Orchestra kicks off is summer season at Devou Park with "Country vs. Disco".  Admission is free but a donation would be welcomed!!  The concert begins at 7:30 on Saturday night.  Check out for more information.

It's a roar by the shore....the Ohio River shore that is, when the Jungle Kats take on Manchester at US Bank arena on the 7th at 7:30 pm.  For ticket information contact

It will be music to your ears when the presents : Music from Dreamgirls with Jennifer Holiday and Bootsy Collins on Saturday night at 8 pm at Riverbend Music Center.  For ticket information contact

Check out America's favorite pastime when the and Florence Freedom take the field this weekend.  The Reds are hosting the Arizona Diamondbacks and thier schedule is as follows:

July 6 vs Arizona -- 7:10pm ET.
July 7 vs Arizona -- 7:10pm ET.
July 8 vs Arizona -- 1:15pm ET.

Check out for more information.

The Florence Freedem ( take on two regional teams and thier schedule is as follows:

7/6:vs Evansville, at 7:05pm
7/7:vs Southern IL, at 6:05pm
7/8:vs Southern IL, at 6:05pm

Don't forget to bring your gloves!!!

Get outside and see all the world animals at the Cincinnati Zoo!!  Cincinnati Zoo's new Cheetah Encounter features a 100-yard run which allows visitors to witness four of the world's fastest land animals running at top speed (Friday-Tuesday 11:30am & 12:30pm)!

Other special summer additions include a new Great American Wings of Wonder Bird Show (Wed-Sun 1pm & 3pm) and expanded Meet-A-Zookeeper, behind-the-scenes opportunities for visitors to meet and talk with the keepers of the elephants, penguins, manatee, wolves and more (daily throughout the Zoo from 10am-3pm).  Check out for more details.

Strap on your hiking boots and get ready to climb the Alps.....A new OMNIMAX film.

Follow one man’s triumphant journey and personal quest to make peace with a mountain that took the life of his father 40 years earlier.  John Harlin III takes on the world’s most difficult rock climb, the North Face of the Eiger, located in the Alps of Switzerland. The Alps film captures incredible images and film shots from the side of the mountain, giving us a sense of what it’s like to climb side by side with mountaineers. This film also reveals the lifestyle and culture of the Alpine locale and how the mountains and slopes have helped to shape their way of living.

Tickets are $7.25 adults, $5.25 children and $6.25 seniors. Group discounts are available. contact for more information.....