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Incentivize Summer Reading

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The reading struggle is real, so it’s great that our local libraries provide incentives for your child’s efforts.  Check it out! In Boone County (bcpl.org), Thursday, May 31 is the kick-off to the summer reading program.  Enjoy carnival games, treats, and get signed up for the program that includes prizes for all ages — even… Read more »

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Ride For National Bike Month

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Get out on a bike to celebrate national bike month.  All ages and skill levels can join the Mountain Bike Time Trials at England Idlewild Park (5550 Idlewild Road, Burlington), taking place weekly May 30 – July 26.  Ride the three-mile course, and work on improving your time each week.  Awards and prizes will be… Read more »

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Third Tuesday Nature Series

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation and the Kenton County Public Library are teaming up to present: Third Tuesday Nature Series. These free, educational and nature themed programs will meet the third Tuesday of the month at Lincoln Ridge Park (Shelterhouse 3) from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Program Dates and Topics: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Gardening… Read more »

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Teen Volunteer Opp

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Teens interested in getting some volunteer hours this summer are invited to learn more about the Boone County Public Library’s Read With a Teen program.  Open to teens in grades 8 – 12, applications are due May 22, and teens must attend a two-part mandatory training session.  Session dates are: Part 1 held on May… Read more »

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Wild Times on Wednesdays!

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation’s popular summer series, Wild Wednesdays and (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science, returns next month with a jam-packed schedule of animal meet-and-greets, science experiments and more. The fun begins starting May 16, as Critters in the Classroom brings a few guests.  Arrive early for pre-program fun each week with the likes… Read more »

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Come Out and Play!

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Join Kenton County Parks and Recreation for their first ever Come Outside and Play 5K on April 21 at 8:30 a.m.  Run along the hills of the Fox Run Golf Course on a paved trail in a race to benefit the parks. Cost to participate is $25 – $35.  Register online at kentoncounty.org or call… Read more »

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Music@BCM Lineup Announced

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The popular summer concert series at Behringer-Crawford Museum (1600 Montague Road) kicks off in May, and the artists have been announced: May 3: Nicole Zuraitis May 17 MJQ Déjà vu June 7: Comet Bluegrass All-Stars June 14: Nasty Nati Brass Band June 21: Mambo Combo June 28: Robin Lacy & DeZydeco July 12: Leroy Ellington… Read more »

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A Blue Ribbon Month

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Join Family Nurturing Center for the Blue Ribbon Ceremony to kick off April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Head to Tom Gill Chevrolet of Florence (7830 Commerce Drive) on April 6 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. to hear about journeys from trauma to triumph, then help tie blue ribbons to the fence to represent… Read more »

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Jane’s Saddlebag Opens for the Season!

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Jane’s Saddlebag (13989 Ryle Road, Union) opens for the season on Saturday, March 31, with the Boone Mason Lodge Annual Easter Egg Hunt, beginning at 12 p.m. The event is free and open to the public — be sure to arrive at noon, as it won’t take long for all the eggs to be picked… Read more »

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Honoring Mrs. White

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Northern Kentucky’s Behringer-Crawford Museum, located at 1600 Montague Road in Devou Park, Covington, has a new exhibit opening on Saturday, March 24, to honor the life and commitment of the late kindergarten teacher Betty White.  Mrs. White was known for teaching over 450 students in her home after Kentucky suspended its Kindergarten program in 1959…. Read more »

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