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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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Sugar Camp 2018

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation will host Sugar Camp 2018: Making Maple Syrup on March 7 – 10 in Middleton-Mills Park at Shelterhouse 2 (3415 Mills Road, Covington).   Step into the forest and back in time to experience life in a mid-1800’s sugar camp. Visit a working sugar camp, demonstrating the art and science of… Read more »

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2018 Shelterhouse Rentals Begin

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Kenton County Parks and Recreation will begin accepting reservations for the upcoming season beginning Monday, February 5 at 7:30 a.m. for walk-in guests only. Reservations can be made at the Kenton County Public Works and Parks & Recreation Administration office, located at 420 Independence Station Rd. (in Lincoln Ridge Park), Independence, KY 41051. Shelterhouses are… Read more »

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Willy Wonka at the Carnegie

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The Carnegie is taking audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination with their production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Based on the 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the stage production tells the tale of humble Charlie amid other lucky (and unlucky) golden ticket winners in Wonka’s chocolate factory. … Read more »

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New Library in Alexandria

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Campbell County Public Library will open the doors to a brand-new branch on Jan. 16 in Alexandria!  The new library, located at 8333 Alexandria Pike, will provide a small collection to browse along with interlibrary loan, a meeting and conference room, Wi-Fi, and some programming.  Although parking is limited, a nearby TANK Park and Ride… Read more »

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Slam Dunks For Health

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Join Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for the second annual Slam Dunks for Health event on Jan. 21 at Sports of All Sorts (10094 Investment Way, Florence). Sponsored by the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s and the Kentucky Enforcers professional basketball team, Slam Dunks for Health will bring families in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati… Read more »

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Hands On Art at The Carnegie!

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Calling all young artists! The Carnegie has opened registration for its winter 2018 ArtStop Artist Series workshops. The three eight-week workshops will focus on movement and dance, and will be led by teaching artist Kim Popa (of Pones, Inc.) and Jackie Smith. The winter 2018 classes are open to children ages 7-12 and take place… Read more »

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Science + Play = Fun!

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The Boone County Public Library was recently selected to exhibit Science in Play2Go, created by the Kentucky Science Center.  The interactive exhibit is designed for ages 8 and younger and is built around the concept of open-ended play and loose parts.  Kids and their grown-ups can use materials in countless ways to explore STEM topics,… Read more »

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