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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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Softball for Grown-Ups

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation is looking for adult teams for their recreational softball 2016 season! Monday Men’s Church B league and the Friday Co-Ed league both have availability for teams to join. Ideally, there will be eleven teams in each league with as many as twenty players on a roster during regular season. Teams… Read more »

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Make Your Reservations Now!

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Make your reservations now — your shelterhouse reservations, that is.  Kenton County Parks and Recreation is now accepting reservations for the upcoming season. New for 2016: reservations will be made at the Kenton County Public Works Administration office, located at 420 Independence Station Rd. (in Lincoln Ridge Park), Independence, KY 41051. These reservations are for the… Read more »

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Early Childhood Fair at Boone County Library

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Don’t miss the 12th Annual Boone County Early Childhood Fair on Saturday, February 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boone County Public Library, Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike in Burlington!  The Early Childhood Fair will provide families the opportunity to speak with local businesses, agencies, and schools about the educational, developmental, and recreational opportunities available to young children… Read more »

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Book Clubs for Grown-Ups

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Do your New Year’s resolutions include upping your reading game?  Consider joining a book club for motivation.  The Campbell County Public Library hosts multiple clubs for different interests, including the Cold Spring Book Club, the Cup of Crime Book Club, Real Men Read, the Brown Bag Book Club, and more. Visit cc-pl.org for a schedule… Read more »

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Get Out & Have Some Fun!

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You don’t have to keep the kids cooped up just because of colder weather.  Check out these indoor spots that give kids a chance to run around and burn up some of that pent-up energy.  Get out and have some fun! Lazer Kraze 1335 Donaldson Road, Erlanger 859-371-5729 or lazerkraze.com All ages can bounce on… Read more »

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Winter Family Days at Newport Aquarium

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Winter Family Days at Newport Aquarium returns!  Two children (ages 2 – 12) get in FREE with each full-priced adult ticket.  (This special offer cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons.) Pack up the kids and enjoy a trip to the Aquarium, where you can check out: Shark Bridge –This 75-foot rope bridge is… Read more »

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