Frolicking Not-So-Far Afield (FNSFA)

FNSFA: Rumpke Landfill

Let’s get down and dirty! Well, not quite, but did you ever wonder what happens after your trash is picked up? A visit to the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill might shed some light on the subject.

Note: This tour is NOT handicap accessible, and there are no restroom facilities on site.

FNSFA: Rumpke Landfill Tour 1
1 Friday: October 14; 10–11:30 a.m.
Location: 3800 Struble Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45251

FNSFA: Rumpke Landfill Tour 2
1 Friday: October 14; 1–2:30 p.m.
Location: 3800 Struble Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45251


FNSFA: Spring Grove Cemetery—Artists in the Grove

The term “artist” can be used to describe monument builders, painters, sculptors, and even those who practice the art of watchmaking, furniture making, and sculpting our landscape. While riding on the tram you will be treated to wonderful views of Spring Grove and see monuments that are rarely seen on other tours.

FNSFA: Spring Grove Cemetery Tour 1
1 Friday: October 21; 10 a.m.–noon
Location: 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

FNSFA: Spring Grove Cemetery 2
1 Friday: October 21; 1–3 p.m
Location: 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

Fee: $5/person donation to the Heritage Foundation


FNSFA: Matthew 25: Ministries

The work of Matthew 25: Ministries helps the poorest of the poor and disaster victims throughout the United States and around the world. With the help of volunteers, goods are processed at the over 300,000 square-foot processing center and shipped via seagoing containers and semi-trailers to those in need of humanitarian aid. Let’s see how this important work is fulfilled.

FNSFA: Matthew 25: Ministries Tour 1
1 Friday: October 28; 10 a.m–noon
Location: 11060 Kenwood Rd., Blue Ash, OH 45242

FNSFA: Matthew 25: Ministries Tour 2
1 Friday: October 28; 1–3 p.m.
Location: 11060 Kenwood Rd., Blue Ash, OH 45242


FNSFA: Sorg Opera House—Middletown

The Sorg Theater is celebrating 130 years since its opening in September 1891. Learn more about the past and future of the Sorg Opera House from driven volunteers who are revitalizing the theater after years of neglect. Together we will explore the historic treasure that has been uncovered in the process.

1 Friday: November 4; 10 a.m.–noon
Location: 63 S Main St., Middletown, OH 45044


 FNSFA: Berkeley Square

As a proud sponsor of ILR’s 25th anniversary, Berkeley Square is excited to invite you on a tour of their campus. Learn about Life Plan Communities – what they are and how they differ from other types of facilities. See the types of amenities and benefits offered. Learn about the levels of care and types of residential options available, plus experience why residents choose to move to a Life Plan Community.

1 Friday: November 11; 10 a.m.–noon
Location: 100 Berkeley Dr., Hamilton, OH 45013


FNSFA: Deceuninck NA Manufacturing

Enjoy a tour of an interesting manufacturing facility in Monroe. Deceuninck North America is a fully integrated design, compounding, tooling, and PVC extrusion company that produces energy-efficient vinyl window and door systems for the remodeling and construction industry.

Note: Closed-toe shoes are required; safety glasses and ear plugs will be provided.

1 Friday: (NOTE NEW DATE) November 11; 10 a.m.–noon
Location: 351 N Garver Rd., Monroe, OH 45050