United Way Day of Action | SATURDAY, JUNE 18 

Two rain-or-shine events on Saturday, June 18 | 10 AM – 2 PM

  • Wild About Reading at the Cincinnati Zoo
  • Kindergarten-Readiness Fun Fair at UC East (former Ford plant) 

For more information about United Way Day of Action, please contact live.united@uwgc.org.

Wild About Reading!

Cincinnati Zoo Peacock Pavilion
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220
$7 per person (includes parking!)
Click here to purchase tickets.


Educational family fun for parents and school-age children

Prizes & Giveaways for first 1,000 attendees

On-site volunteer activities

Fun and educational activities throughout the day will include:

  • Interactive drumming and dancing | Bi-Okoto Cultural Institute

  • Bookmark creating | Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

  • Live animal encounter | Cincinnati Zoo

  • Interactive story time - The Loudest Roar | DramaKinetics

  • Hip-hop dance class | Elementz

  • Children's dancing and singing | Growing Sound

  • Puppet show - Aesop's Classic Fables | Madcap Puppets

  • Life-sized board game | The Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton Co.

  • SUNsational Science activity | iSPACE 

  • Photo Booth | TapSnap 

  • Family volunteer activity | United Way Volunteer Connection 

  • Short-story writing on typewriters | WordPlay Cincy 

  • Healthy plate activity | YMCA of Greater Cincinnati 

  • Calming yoga for kids | The Yoga Bar

Kindergarten-Readiness Fun Fair

UC East (former Ford plant)
1981 James E. Sauls Sr. Drive
Batavia, OH 45103

Rain-or-Shine events to include:

  • Crafts for kids
  • Face painting
  • Healthy cooking session
  • Information on summer library programs
  • Interactive story telling, crafts
  • Moon bounce
  • Prize raffle for completing a passport by visiting all the activity stations
  • Signup information on immunizations, library cards, WIC, Girl Scouts


  • Adopt-a-Book
  • Brown County Public Library, Mt. Orab branch
  • Cincinnati Nature Center
  • Child Focus
  • Cincinnati Circus
  • Cincinnati Face Painters
  • Clermont County Public Health District
  • Girl Scouts of Western Ohio
  • Help Me Grow
  • Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)
  • The Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown County      
  • OSU Extension
  • YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
  • YWCA of Greater Cincinnati