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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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ArtStop at The Carnegie

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Calling all young artists! The Carnegie has opened registration for early fall and fall/winter Scripps Howard ArtStop Artist Series Workshops for children ages 7-12. Parents with children interested in performing on stage, creating a masterpiece, or making movies won’t want to miss these fun after-school classes kicking off in September and November respectively. Taught by… Read more »

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Revamp Your Kids’ Wardrobe

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Time to revamp your kids’ wardrobe!  Northern Kentucky’s Little Treasures Kids’ Sale — a twice-a-year consignment sale — takes place Aug. 24 – 28 at Turfway Park (7500 Turfway Road, Florence).  Check out new an gently used brand-name clothing, shoes, toys, furniture, equipment, maternity wear and more, and don’t miss the half-price day on Sunday,… Read more »

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Little Libraries

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Last year, the Campbell County Public Library teamed up with a local Girl Scout to bring 40 Little Libraries to various communities in Bellevue, Dayton, Fort Thomas, Newport and Southgate.  The Little Libraries are mini book houses scattered throughout the county and are designed for owners to share the love of reading with friends and… Read more »

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Art After Hours

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The Fort Thomas Library (1000 Highland Ave., Fort Thomas) will remain open until 9 p.m. on Friday, July 29, to showcase the work of 18 artists from Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati.  Free and open to the public, the event will feature a variety of media and each artist will be available to discuss their… Read more »

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New Bike Store in NKY

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Fort Wright recently welcomed a new member of the community — the Trek Bicycle Store.  Located at 1999 Dixie Highway, the store offers a wide selection of Trek and Electra road, mountain, city, family and electric assist bicycles, not to mention cycling apparel and gear.  The store will also offer service and repair on bikes,… Read more »

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Kenton County Parks Celebrates 40/20

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Join in on July 17 as Kenton County Parks celebrates 40/20 — 40 years of parks and 20 years of recreation fun. The county’s first parks, Pioneer Park and Richardson Road Park, opened in 1976, followed by Middleton-Mills and Doe Run Lake.  In 1996, the recreation program was launched and has since included a number… Read more »

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