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Holiday Toy Trains

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All aboard for the annual Holiday Toy Trains exhibit at the Behringer-Crawford Museum (1600 Montague Ave., Covington).  The popular display contains more than 250 feet of track and more than 30 guest-activated displays.  Kids can enjoy visits with Santa, and Polar Express readings with local librarians (the first one is Sunday, Nov. 26 at 2… Read more »

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There Is No One Way to Pre-K!

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United Way Success By 6® and its early childhood partners recently launched MyPre-K, an early childhood public awareness campaign in Northern Kentucky. The purpose of the general campaign is to show the unlimited potential of young children and elevate Pre-K as the first educational step toward shaping our youth. While United Way Success By 6®… Read more »

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Letters to Santa

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It’s the time of year when kids make wish lists to send off to Santa!  Kenton County Parks is ready to help deliver kids’ letters from Nov. 6 – Dec. 4.  The Parks department is teaming up with the Kenton County Public Library to set up Santa Express mailboxes (additional mailboxes are in the Kenton… Read more »

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Veterans Week at Newport Aquarium

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The Newport Aquarium and Humana will honor all the men and women who have served our country by offering free admission from Nov. 4 – 12.  Active or retired members of the military, disabled veterans, military reservist, or anyone who has ever served in the Armed Forces can show their Military ID* at the ticket… Read more »

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Dive Deep at BCPL!

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Boone County Public Library and Duke Energy invite ages 6 and older to explore the mysteries of the ocean in Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss, on display at the Main Library (1786 Burlington Pike) through Jan. 7, 2018. Explore newly discovered life forms, shipwrecks and close-up views from deep-sea research submersibles.  “Fly” a remotely… Read more »

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Haunted Halloween Trail

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The Haunted Halloween Trail returns to Middleton-Mills Park (3415 Mills Road, Covington) for a one-night only, scary good time on Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.  Those brave enough to hike the woods will encounter ghosts, witches and more. Survive the trail and celebrate with complimentary Bat’s Blood served up by the Ghostesses.  For those… Read more »

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NKY Fire Safety Poster Contest

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Kids in Northern Kentucky can put their creative smarts to work with this Fire Safety Poster Contest!  Covering four counties, the fire safety poster contest is sponsored by the local fire department in each city.  Students in grades K – 5 will create posters based on the theme “Every Second Counts, Plan Two Ways Out.”… Read more »

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Winter Classes at the Carnegie

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Calling all young artists! The Carnegie has opened registration for its winter ArtStop Artist Series workshops. Taught by local teaching artists, and open to ages 7 – 12, the workshops focus on the spooky, the monstrous, and the wild, while teaching visual art and acting skills. While the classes have traditionally taken place after school,… Read more »

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Kenton Library’s Baby Fair

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Baby on the way, or do you have a little one younger than 2 years old?  Then join the Kenton County Public Library for a Baby Fair!  Held on Sept. 30 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Erlanger Branch Library (401 Kenton Lands Road), the Baby Fair will provide access to over a dozen… Read more »

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LibrAARRRy Pirate Week!

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Ahoy, mateys!  Gather your crew for a week of pirate-themed festivities at the Erlanger Branch Library (401, Kenton Lands Ave., Erlanger).  On Sept. 18 from 7 – 8 p.m., everyone is invited to make versions of board games popular with pirates while enjoying a pirate snack! On Sept. 19 from 7 – 8:30 p.m., teens… Read more »

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