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Kids’ Festival at Jane’s Saddlebag

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Pack up the gang and head to Jane’s Saddlebag this coming weekend for a fun festival that’s just for kids!   Kids can run wild and get free admission to the petting zoo, jump in inflatables, check out the Kids’ PlayLand and take a free hay ride. The Kids’ Festival takes place from 12 –… Read more »

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View the Eclipse at the Library!

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August 21 is your chance to view the first total solar eclipse in nearly 40 years, and what better way to get ready for the experience than with a few fun events at Boone County Public Libraries? On Aug. 5, families can look up to the stars with NASA astronomer Kevin Manning (2 p.m. at… Read more »

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New Exhibit at Behringer-Crawford Museum

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Sandwiched between WWII and the Vietnam Warm, the Korean War is often referred to as “The Forgotten War.”  But the Behringer-Crawford Museum is putting a local touch on the war’s history with its upcoming exhibit, Korea: The Forgotten War.   Featuring photos, recorded interviews, and documents from local veterans, the exhibit will share personal war stories from… Read more »

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Use the New Rainout Line!

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation (KCP&R) is making it easier for citizens to stay up to date when adverse weather affects sporting events and field availability. KCP&R has invested in Rainout Line, which includes several new ways to check the status of a field. The new number that will only provide field availability is 859-544-1700…. Read more »

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Family Nature Day

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Join local organizations to learn about the natural world found in your own backyard.  Discover what life lurks in the water of creek beds, examine local fossils and more — thanks to the Boone County Public Library, Boone County Parks, Thomas More Biology Field Station, Raptors, Inc., and Leave No Trace. There will be giveaways… Read more »

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Tour the Country

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Get a view of Campbell County during the 2107 Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour on Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visit the county’s various farms in a self-guided tour and explore vineyards, equestrian centers, beef cattle operations, horticultural operations, and see antique farm equipment, as well as ask farmers plenty of… Read more »

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Mail for Tales

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The Boone County Public Library’s mascot, Tales, has a new mailbox and he’s eagerly looking forward to receiving letters!  Starting July 1, children can visit any library branch and write a letter to Tales using special Tales stationary.  Or, they’re welcome to write a letter at home and bring it in!  Tales loves to hear… Read more »

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Local Photos on Your Library Card

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Campbell County Public Library’s slick, new library cards are now available and they offer a choice of fun images of the community and the Library’s mascot. Patrons can select a card featuring Cam the Library Lion or a scene of the Belle of Louisville and Northern Kentucky taken from Mount Adams in Cincinnati. A third… Read more »

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MainStrasse Village’s Goettafest

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Goetta has been a breakfast staple in the area since the arrival of early German immigrants, but thanks to fun festivals like the Mainstrasse Village Association’s 17th Annual Goettafest, it’s not just for breakfast anymore!   Head down to Mainstrasse Village’s Sixth Street Promenade for goetta cheeseburgers, brownies, chili, reuben sandwiches, tacos and more.  Plus,… Read more »

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Talk & Walk

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Northern Kentucky University’s Research and Education Field Station (REFS) kicks off its “Talk & Walk” nature series with the first event, Planting for Pollinators, on Wednesday, June 7.   The “Talk & Walk” nature series takes place at the Field Station, which is adjacent to and facilitates the use of the St. Anne Woods and… Read more »

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