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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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Spring at The Carnegie

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Calling young artists!  Registration is now open for the Spring ArtStop Artist Series workshops, including two classes for ages 7 – 12, and a new class for ages 4 – 6.  Kids enjoy the arts and fun with the following options: Off the Page (ages 4 – 6): Preschoolers will take inspiration from children’s books… Read more »

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Critters, Kids & More at the Early Childhood Festival

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The Boone County Public Library hosts its 14th annual Early Childhood Festival Saturday, March 10, for families with young children. Visit with more than 40 vendors from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Main Library (1786 Burlington Pike) to learn about local programming, classes and services like places for sports and birthday parties.  Kids… Read more »

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A Trip To the Stars at NKU

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Did you know that Northern Kentucky University offers shows for all ages at the Haile Planetarium?  Several of the shows are free, but RSVP is encouraged.  One Monday a month, the Planetarium hosts an hour-long show at noon.  Coming up on March 26, ages 4 – 8 (and anyone who likes Sesame Street) can enjoy… Read more »

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Hands On Fun at the STREAM Center

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Kids into science, technology, engineering, arts and math will love the new STREAM Center that’s now open at Kenton County Public Library’s Erlanger Branch (401 Kenton Lands Road).  The STREAM Center provides state-of-the-art equipment for all ages to use (12 and younger should come with a parent).  Enjoy using a 3D printer, soldering irons, sewing… Read more »

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Storied Threads at Behringer-Crawford

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For the Hancock sisters, a quilt is more than just pieces of fabric sewn together, it is a way to share a family history.  Spread between Cincinnati, Louisville and Taos, NM, the sisters — Terrie, Pat and Becky — send fabric and squares to each other to create quilts that have their own unique style… Read more »

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