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Donate Craft Kits to Enhance Visitations

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The Family Nurturing Center is accepting craft kits to enhance visits between biological, non-custodial parents and their children.  The center is dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse and facilitates visits funded by Hamilton County Job and Family Services. “When a child comes to a court ordered supervised visitation to see his biological, non-custodial… Read more »

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Letters to Santa!

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Now through Monday, Dec. 8, kids can write a letter to Santa and get a reply letter from the jolly man himself!  Kenton County Parks & Recreation reprises their annual Letters to Santa program — just drop letters into the special Santa Express mailboxes.  Include your child’s name and address — although Santa knows where… Read more »

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Donate to the Mitten Tree

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Throughout November and December, families are invited to contribute to the Kenton County Public Library’s Mitten Tree.  Stop by the Durr Branch (1992 Walton-Nicholson Road, Independence) to help decorate the tree with handmade (or new) scarves, hats, mittens or gloves. The items will be donated to Welcome House and Scarf It Up! of Northern Kentucky…. Read more »

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STEAM for Girls

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Kiki magazine and the Kenton County Public Library are teaming up to host a program for pre-teen and teen girls on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Covington Branch (502 Scott Blvd., Covington). Kiki Local: Fashion and Fun is a STEAM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) that will teach… Read more »

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Trick-or-Treat at Boone County Public Library

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Last year’s storms drove many to a fun evening of trick-or-treating at the Boone County Public Library, and the events’s success has led the Library to offer it again this year! The Florence (7425 US 42, Florence) and Scheben branches (8899 US 42, Union) and the Main Library (1786 Burlington Pike) will be open for… Read more »

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Discover Yoga with the Boone County Public Library

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Boone County Public Library is excited to present a free Check it Out: Yoga Day on Saturday, October 25, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration begins at 10 a.m. where the first 150 people will receive a free yoga mat, water bottle, pedometer, and more. Sessions for kids and beginning adults start at 10:30 a.m. with classes on intermediate yoga, tai… Read more »

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Prepare to be Scared on the Haunted Halloween Trail

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation and Dominach’s Taekwondo Academy are excited to announce the return of the Haunted Halloween Trail onFriday, October 24, from 7 – 10:30 p.m. The quarter-mile trail is t-t-t-t-torch-lit and c-c-c-c-creepy, twisting and turning thru a deep and dark woods! Even though it is lit (sort of), it’s pretty dark in… Read more »

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Salt Festival is for History Buffs

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Take a trip back in time to days long past during Big Bone Lick State Historic Site’s (3380 Beaver Road, Union) annual Salt Festival.  All ages interested in pioneer life can learn about salt making, weaving, and tomahawk throwing, as well as enjoy stories, frontier music, and craft demonstrations.  Browse the vendors’ crafts, enjoy some… Read more »

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Teen Readers Meet Their Favorite Authors

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Local young adult authors Carey Corp, Geoffrey Girard, Liz Coley and Jenn Stark visit the Carrico Branch of the Campbell County Library (1000 Highland Ave., Ft. Thomas) on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. for a panel discussion, presented in partnership with Blue Marble Books.  Teens from The Blue Marble Society will lead the discussion… Read more »

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Lights on Afterschool!

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The lights are on after school this month, thanks to Covington Partners, a nonprofit organization dedicated to offering a variety of mentoring, family strengthening and physical/mental health programs to Covington children. The group is hosting a series of events open to the families and community members of Covington, as part of a nationwide rally known as… Read more »

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