Posts Tagged: Northern Kentucky news

Free Fridays at NKU Campus Rec

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Throughout June, families are invited to Northern Kentucky University’s Campus Rec Center for fun and games, including climbing on the bouldering wall, indoor soccer, a “drive-in movie” (watch while you float in the pool), and snacks and drinks.  It all takes place every Friday in June, from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Learn more here:… Read more »

Incentivize Summer Reading

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The reading struggle is real, so it’s great that our local libraries provide incentives for your child’s efforts.  Check it out! In Boone County (bcpl.org), Thursday, May 31 is the kick-off to the summer reading program.  Enjoy carnival games, treats, and get signed up for the program that includes prizes for all ages — even… Read more »

Ride For National Bike Month

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Get out on a bike to celebrate national bike month.  All ages and skill levels can join the Mountain Bike Time Trials at England Idlewild Park (5550 Idlewild Road, Burlington), taking place weekly May 30 – July 26.  Ride the three-mile course, and work on improving your time each week.  Awards and prizes will be… Read more »

Come Out and Play!

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Join Kenton County Parks and Recreation for their first ever Come Outside and Play 5K on April 21 at 8:30 a.m.  Run along the hills of the Fox Run Golf Course on a paved trail in a race to benefit the parks. Cost to participate is $25 – $35.  Register online at kentoncounty.org or call… Read more »

Jane’s Saddlebag Opens for the Season!

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Jane’s Saddlebag (13989 Ryle Road, Union) opens for the season on Saturday, March 31, with the Boone Mason Lodge Annual Easter Egg Hunt, beginning at 12 p.m. The event is free and open to the public — be sure to arrive at noon, as it won’t take long for all the eggs to be picked… Read more »

Honoring Mrs. White

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Northern Kentucky’s Behringer-Crawford Museum, located at 1600 Montague Road in Devou Park, Covington, has a new exhibit opening on Saturday, March 24, to honor the life and commitment of the late kindergarten teacher Betty White.  Mrs. White was known for teaching over 450 students in her home after Kentucky suspended its Kindergarten program in 1959…. Read more »

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 »

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 »

Lazer Focused Giving

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Help families in need and earn free laser tag or a jump session at the same time! From Dec. 12 – 15 from 4 – 6 p.m. each day, ages 4 and older can bring in two cans of vegetables to Lazer Kraze (1335 Donaldson Road, Erlanger) to help a family in need this holiday… Read more »

There Is No One Way to Pre-K!

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United Way Success By 6® and its early childhood partners recently launched MyPre-K, an early childhood public awareness campaign in Northern Kentucky. The purpose of the general campaign is to show the unlimited potential of young children and elevate Pre-K as the first educational step toward shaping our youth. While United Way Success By 6®… Read more »

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