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What Lives in the Dark?

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Want to know what lives beneath the soil, under the sea, and in the shadows?  Head to the Main Branch of the Boone County Public Library (1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington) for the new traveling exhibit, In the Dark.  On display through Monday, Sept. 5, and produced by Cincinnati Museum Center, the interactive exhibit takes visitors… Read more »

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Campbell County Farmers’ Markets

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Summer is the perfect time for scoring fresh fruits and veggies from your local farmers, and Campbell County offers plenty of opportunities for you to brighten up your summer meals with multiple farmers’ markets! Highland Heights in the Senior Citizens Activity Center (3504 Alexandria Pike) meets on Tuesdays from 3 – 7 p.m. through Oct…. Read more »

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NaturePlay@BCM Opens This Week!

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The native Kentucky gardens are planted. The “History in Motion” cruiseline swing is hung.  The flatboat is ready to launch. The kid-sized log cabins are awaiting young pioneers. The long-anticipated opening of NaturePlay@BCM, an innovative outdoor play space at Behringer-Crawford Museum, will take place at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 16. The event, which is… Read more »

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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

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Bring the kids for the 6th Annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day event on Saturday, June 11 at England Idlewild Park (5550 Idlewild Road, Burlington).  Held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., families can check out skills courses, group trail rides, fun races, giveaways and more — all for FREE! Bring your mountain bikes… Read more »

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Summertime at Newport Aquarium

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It’s summertime at Newport Aquarium!  Head to the home of Shark Bridge for a special deal in June!  Up to two children can get in for $5 after 4 p.m.  Plus, families can enjoy the Aquarium’s extended summer hours — the facility will now be open from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. through September 3. For… Read more »

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Summer Reading at Kenton Library

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“Jump Into Summer” with the Kenton County Public Library!  Beginning Wednesday, June 1, all ages can tackle their summer reading and earn some great prizes.  Adults earn a raffle ticket for every checkout, teens can read for awesome prizes like a Kindle Fire or Nintendo 2DS, and kids ages 2 – 12 can earn prizes… Read more »

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Discover Earth This Summer!

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Explore your world this summer with the Boone County Public Library’s Summer Reading program, which kicks off next month.  Sign up for reading programs for babies through adults to earn awesome prizes like books, restaurant coupons, fossil kits and more.  Be sure to stop by the Scheben Branch (8899 US 42, Union) starting Saturday, May… Read more »

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Art for Rabbit Hash

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A silent art auction and art sale benefiting the restoration of the iconic Rabbit Hash General Store will be held on May 1, 2016 at The Florentine Event Center. Food and drinks provided. Admission is $5. Attendees can register online at or pay at the door. Local art is a huge part of the history of Rabbit… Read more »

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Jewelry That’s NOT Tough to Wear!

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Any new mom can attest to the fact that jewelry is a hazard when holding a baby! Fortunately, there’s a stylish new alternative from Stefany Koo, a Northern Kentucky mom and jewelry designer. Wear Tough offers organic, silicone teething necklaces that are safe and toxin-free, and are FDA complaint. “They are free of BPA, lead,… Read more »

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Kenton Library’s Literacy Fair

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Bring the kiddos for the 14th Annual Early Childhood Literacy Fair, taking place April 16 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Covington Library (502 Scott Blvd.).  Parents can gather resources while kids enjoy art with the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Contemporary Art Center, learning stations, balloon animals, pop-up playdate stations, a visit… Read more »

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