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Boone County’s Jack-O-Lantern Contest and Walk

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There’s a new location for Boone County’s Jack-O-Lantern Contest and Walk this year!  Head to Boone County Fairgrounds (5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington) on Oct. 29 for for a fun pumpkin carving contest, whether you want to enter or just enjoy the creative contributions. Those entering can get an entry form and rules at boonecountyky.org.  Categories include… Read more »

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Halloween Fun at the Library

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The Boone County Public Library has loads of plans for Halloween fun at the library!  Gather the gang, don your best Halloween costume, and get ready for some spootktacular fun! Halloween Spooktacular is fun for all ages and includes spooky stories and ghostly games: Florence Branch – 6:30 p.m., Oct. 20 Scheben Branch – 6:30… Read more »

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Halloween Takes Over the Library

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Halloween Takes over the Kenton County Public Library!  Families are invited to enjoy ghosts, goblins and more this Halloween season!  Check out these events for some free spook-tacular fun and visit kentonlibrary.org for more October events.   Eggbot Pumpkin Decorating – Erlanger Branch Library, 401 Kenton Lands Road Monday, October 10, 6 – 8 p.m. Decorate… Read more »

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Winter at The Carnegie

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The Carnegie’s award-winning, after school Scripps Howard ArtStop Program kicks off its winter session early next month — be sure to sign up now!  Workshop fees vary from $20- $30 and classes cover a range of visual arts, music, dance, drama and creative writing.  This season, check out Dancing on the Globe (dancing), Hide Behind… Read more »

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Mobile Learning at the Library

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The Boone County Public Library will host the PNC Mobile Learning Adventure at their main branch, located at 1786 Burlington Pike, on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Mobile Learning Adventure (MLA) is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of early… Read more »

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Happy Birthday, Learning Express!

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Learning Express Toys of Crestview Hills will celebrate their birthday, and it’s a three-day party! From 4 – 6 p.m. on Sept. 23, families are invited to stop by and meet a minion.  Then on Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., kids can meet Marshall from Paw Patrol and enjoy cupcakes from 2… Read more »

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New Dance Classes for Special Needs Kids

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Shannon’s All About Dance (8419 US 42, Florence) introduces a new class for special needs kids.  With a budget-friendly tuition and sign-ups available throughout the season, the family-focused class is open to ages 2-and-a-half and older and will be co-taught with a special needs teacher. In addition, the studio is offering a new morning program… Read more »

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MainStrasse Village Oktoberfest 2016

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It’s time for MainStrasse Village Oktoberfest 2016!  Head to the Village in Covington, along the tree-lined 6th Street Promenade, Philadelphia Street, Main Street and Goebel Park, for a festival that mixes German and international foods, music, and arts and crafts. Be sure to bring the kids to visit the Kinderplatz, full of adventures and rides… Read more »

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Scarecrow Competition

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Boone Woods Park (6000 Veterans Way, Burlington) is the setting for the 36th Annual Boone Woods Arts and Crafts show, held on Sunday, Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Enjoy the works of area artists, and live bluegrass music on the Creekside Stage.  Be sure to check out all the creative scarecrows residents… Read more »

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Storytime in the Park

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Head to the park for a free story time, each Thursday through Sept. 29, thanks to Boone County Parks and the Boone County Public Library.  Beginning at 10 a.m., kids of all ages will enjoy a fun story followed by a craft.  Then stick around to enjoy the park’s amenities.  Check out the schedule and… Read more »

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