Posts Tagged: Northern Kentucky news

Fort Thomas: Pumpkin Walk

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Good luck picking a favorite Jack-O-Lantern on the trail during Pumpkin Walk at Tower Park on Friday, Oct. 26. From 6 – 9 p.m. families can check out each uniquely carved pumpkin lining the trail — they’re sure to delight your family. New this year: stick around after the pumpkin walk to watch a fall-themed… Read more »

Best of Fort Thomas

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Love Fort Thomas? So do we, so we rounded up some of our favorite sweet spots around town. BEST NEW CRAFT SHOP: JUST SEW Three generations of sewers joined together to create something beautiful, and no, not a quilt this time, but an amazing family storefront to sell fabrics and help others tap into their… Read more »

Gameworks’ New ‘Bar None’ Menu

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The Newport on the Levee Gameworks, food and fun for everyone, recently upgraded their style and changed their bar menu to “bar none.” Their menu now has all new choices in the appetizer, dinner and brunch menu for all ages.  Their new menu includes Bavarian pretzels, hand-stretched pizzas, buffalo-fried cauliflower, spiced and seared yellowfin tuna sashimi,… Read more »

Fall Art Series at The Carnegie

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Voted the “Best Art Class,” by our readers, The Carnegie’s ArtShop Artist Series’ workshops are a perfect fall-themed activity for all ages.  Preschoolers love the Preschool Art Class where they enjoy their favorite autumn-themed children’s books as they act out characters, dance, make up songs and create works of art taught by artists Jackie Smith… Read more »

Down On The Farm

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Check out Campbell County’s many different farms during the 10th annual Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour on Saturday, July 21. Taking place from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine, families can enjoy a self-guided driving tour of agricultural operations in the county, as well as explore vineyards, equestrian centers, horticultural operations, and get… Read more »

NKU’s New Partner for On-Campus Child Care Center

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Northern Kentucky University recently announced an agreement with a local non-profit to assume ownership of the NKU Early Childhood Center (ECC), the same non-profit currently operating the UC Early Learning Center at the University of Cincinnati.  The partnership will help to keep the ECC open, in spite of an announcement earlier this year about its… Read more »

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 »

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