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Willy Wonka at the Carnegie

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The Carnegie is taking audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination with their production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Based on the 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the stage production tells the tale of humble Charlie amid other lucky (and unlucky) golden ticket winners in Wonka’s chocolate factory. … Read more »

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New Library in Alexandria

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Campbell County Public Library will open the doors to a brand-new branch on Jan. 16 in Alexandria!  The new library, located at 8333 Alexandria Pike, will provide a small collection to browse along with interlibrary loan, a meeting and conference room, Wi-Fi, and some programming.  Although parking is limited, a nearby TANK Park and Ride… Read more »

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Slam Dunks For Health

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Join Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for the second annual Slam Dunks for Health event on Jan. 21 at Sports of All Sorts (10094 Investment Way, Florence). Sponsored by the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s and the Kentucky Enforcers professional basketball team, Slam Dunks for Health will bring families in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati… Read more »

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Hands On Art at The Carnegie!

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Calling all young artists! The Carnegie has opened registration for its winter 2018 ArtStop Artist Series workshops. The three eight-week workshops will focus on movement and dance, and will be led by teaching artist Kim Popa (of Pones, Inc.) and Jackie Smith. The winter 2018 classes are open to children ages 7-12 and take place… Read more »

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Science + Play = Fun!

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The Boone County Public Library was recently selected to exhibit Science in Play2Go, created by the Kentucky Science Center.  The interactive exhibit is designed for ages 8 and younger and is built around the concept of open-ended play and loose parts.  Kids and their grown-ups can use materials in countless ways to explore STEM topics,… Read more »

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Lazer Focused Giving

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Help families in need and earn free laser tag or a jump session at the same time! From Dec. 12 – 15 from 4 – 6 p.m. each day, ages 4 and older can bring in two cans of vegetables to Lazer Kraze (1335 Donaldson Road, Erlanger) to help a family in need this holiday… Read more »

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Elf on the Shelf is Back

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Families aren’t the only ones having fun this year with the Elf on the Shelf.  The Kenton County Public Library is also hosting the seasonal visitor, where he will explore the different branches and play some games with library patrons.  The first person to find the little Elf each day (don’t touch him, or else… Read more »

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Christmas in MainStrasse

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Celebrate the holidays at Covington’s MainStrasse — check out unique shops, restaurants and plenty of entertainment and special events.  The Village Tree Lighting takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m.  Light the tree on 6th and Main Streets, browse the shops for a special gift and gear up for the season.  Then, pick… Read more »

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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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