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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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Anne Frank: A History for Today

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The Boone County Public Library will be home to the traveling exhibit, Anne Frank: A History for Today, through April 30.  Thirty panels lay out the story of Anne Frank and her family with the broad history of the time period, including Hitler’s rise to power, World War II, and the Holocaust.  The exhibit shares… Read more »

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Help Clean Up the Parks

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Two volunteer opportunities are available this month to help clean up local parks. On April 2, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., families are invited to plant some trees at England Idlewild Park (5550 Idlewild Road, Burlington). Volunteers will then enjoy some refreshments and get a tree seedling to take home. Sign up at nkyurbanforestry.org…. Read more »

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Easter Egg Hunt at Jane’s

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Bring the gang (and arrive early!) for the Boone Masonic Lodge Easter Egg Hunt at Jane’s Saddlebag (13989 Ryle Road, Union).  The fun begins at noon, and includes an Easter egg hunt (kids will be grouped by age) and photos with the Easter Bunny. The restaurant, kids’ playland, wine shop, general store, and petting zoo… Read more »

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Extended Hours at Newport Aquarium

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Just in time for Spring Break, the Newport Aquarium offers extended hours March 19 – April 3.  Families can spend a little more time with exotic animals from around the world, touch sharks, and dare to cross the Shark Bridge.  Hours are daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Admission is $23.99 adults, $15.99 ages 2… Read more »

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