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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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We’re Off to See the Wizard

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We’re Off to See the Wizard!  The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and The Carnegie team up this month for a production of Frank Baum’s and Harold Arlen’s The Wizard of Oz.  Cheer up your child’s gray January days with a visit to Emerald City, complete with Dorothy, the Scarecrow and a colorful cast of characters.  The… Read more »

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Go Beyond the Brick

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Like the idea of shopping local? Go Beyond the Brick for some unique finds.  The new Northern Kentucky based business was started by two sisters that offers uniqe hand-crafted décor. “This season, decide to shop small, not the mall,” says Brooke Roscoe, adding that Beyond the Brick offers personalized products and free deliver to make shopping… Read more »

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Holidays at the Library

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Thinking about the holiday season already? The Kenton County Public Library has more than a dozen holiday-themed programs to keep your entire family busy on a family-friendly budget this year.   Covington Library – 502 Scott Blvd., Covington, 859-962-4060 Holiday Craft Corner Tuesday, December 1, 8 &15, 4-5 pm School age children are invited to… Read more »

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Letters to Santa

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Santa’s workshop is humming with activity, and one of them is reading (and answering) all of those kids’ letters, thanks to Kenton County Parks & Recreation.  Have your child write a letter to Santa, then drop it off (no postage necessary) at a specially decorated mailbox through Dec. 7.  Mailboxes are located at the Kenton… Read more »

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