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Plan Your Kentucky Weekend 9/14-9/16

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Friday, September 14 Country Pumpkins Fall Festival Friday, 2 – 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m. Country Pumpkins Farm 1835 Sherman Mount Zion Road, Dry Ridge http://Countrypumpkins.com  859-905-9656 Feeling like it’s time for some fall fun? Head to Country Pumpkins Farm for u-pick pumpkins, hayrides, barrel train rides,… Read more »

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Love the Cov

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FAVE BREAKFAST: LIL’S BAGELS Located discreetly along the side of a building is Lil’s Bagels adorable walk-up “windough.” You’ll love their bagel, egg and cheese sandwiches — the kids’ll love the chocolate chip bagels. Yum! Lil’s Bagels is located at 308 Greenup St., Covington. Call 859-412-6922 or visit lilsbagels.com. FAVE SWEETS SHOP: CREMA & CO…. Read more »

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Plan Your Kentucky Weekend 9/7 – 9/9

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  Stargazing at Boone County Public Library Friday, September 7, 8 p.m. 71786 Burlington Pike Burlington, Ky Join the Cincinnati Observatory to learn about the cosmos and use their telescopes to take a closer look at the moon, planets and stars. *weather permitting* www.bcpl.org   Mainstrasse Oktoberfest Friday September 7, 5 – 11 p.m. Saturday… Read more »

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Mermaids Return to Newport

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For a limited time only, Mermaids and Pirates return to the Newport Aquarium. Your mini mermaids, and pint-sized pirates will love seeing a “real” life mermaid underwater in the Amazon Tunnel, splashing around in Stingray Hideaway and taking photos with a mermaid at Shark Ray Bay Theatre. Mermaids and Pirates are at the aquarium September… Read more »

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End Summer With a Bang

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What better way to end the summer than with a good Labor Day bang at the WEBN Fireworks and Riverfest from noon – 10 p.m. Sunday, September 2.  The fireworks begin around 9:07 p.m and the view is great on either side of the river. The show will go on for about 30 minutes.  On… Read more »

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BCPL’s Bubble Party!

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Who doesn’t love some bubbly fun?  Bring the gang to the Boone County Public Library’s Main Branch at 1786 Burlington Pike on July 30 at 6:30 p.m. for an evening of outdoor bubble fun.  Kids can make colorful bubble paintings, 3-D bubble wands, and even step inside a giant bubble! For more info, call 859-342-2665… Read more »

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Get Outdoors: Family Nature Day

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Explore the great outdoors with hands-on activities for all ages at Boone County Parks’ Family Nature Day! Taking place Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Boone Woods Park, located at 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington. The day includes creek exploration, fossils, info from environmental organizations, and a visit from Raptors, Inc. Learn… Read more »

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Down On The Farm

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Check out Campbell County’s many different farms during the 10th annual Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour on Saturday, July 21. Taking place from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine, families can enjoy a self-guided driving tour of agricultural operations in the county, as well as explore vineyards, equestrian centers, horticultural operations, and get… Read more »

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NKU’s New Partner for On-Campus Child Care Center

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Northern Kentucky University recently announced an agreement with a local non-profit to assume ownership of the NKU Early Childhood Center (ECC), the same non-profit currently operating the UC Early Learning Center at the University of Cincinnati.  The partnership will help to keep the ECC open, in spite of an announcement earlier this year about its… Read more »

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