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Around Owen County

  • At the Library | April 27, 2016

    Kids Cook: Snacks

    Learn how to make your own snacks. If you enjoy having fun in the kitchen and eating, this class is for you. Appropriate for children 9 and up, beginning at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday).

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for children.

    Stuffed Animal Pet Show

  • At the Library | April 20, 2016

    Kids Cook: Pretzels

    Measure, mix and twist your very own pretzel and bake it at the library for a yummy snack and a cooking lesson to boot at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday).

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children.

    Middle Grades Book Club

  • Community News | April 13, 2016

    Board of education meeting to be held at MBMS

    The regular meeting of the Owen County Board of Education will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, April 18, in the Maurice Bowling Middle School media center.

    Project grad. to host 5K run/walk

    The Owen County High School Project Graduation will host a 5K run/walk at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 23. at OCHS. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. For more information call Darlene Matt at 859-308-9731.

  • At the Library | April 13, 2016

    Free lip balm at the library – all you have to do is fill out one of our surveys and let us know how we are doing and what we can do better to make your library your library. Throw your wildest ideas at us and we will see where they land. Your lips will be softer too.

    Painted Stones

    Create a cactus garden that you never water or paint some colorful daisies. Stones, pots and paint provided for this after school activity, appropriate for all school-aged youth, beginning at 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 13.

  • Senior Activities | April 13-19, 2016

    The Owen County Senior Center is located at 118 N. Main St., Owenton. Its hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday. The center is managed by Stacey Sipple Long and can be reached at (502) 484-3139.

    If you need a ride to the senior center, call Owen County Public Transit at (502) 750-2828 and schedule when you would like to attend.

    Today (Wednesday): 8:30 a.m. healthy counters; 1 p.m. Extension Office, nutrition.

  • At the Library | April 6, 2016

    Drop In At the Library

    Spring break fun and games: board games, Legos and art activities for you and your friends. Age appropriate activities will be offered for all school-aged youth from 2-4 p.m., April 6, 7 and 8.

    Thursday Noir Book Club

  • At the Library | March 30, 2016

    Consider adding another physical routine to your exercise schedule with Tai Chi, led by instructor Joe Schmidt. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese mind-body exercise that can improve flexibility, strength, balance and mobility. Breathing and a careful focus on body movements are the cornerstones of the exercise. The course will last four weeks and is suitable for anyone, beginners or experts.

    Puppets on Parade

    Let’s put on a puppet show! Participants will read the scripts and handle the puppets, beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30.

  • Senior Activities | March 30 – April 5, 2016

    The Owen County Senior Center is located at 118 N. Main St., Owenton. Its hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday. The center is managed by Stacey Sipple Long and can be reached at (502) 484-3139.

    If you need a ride to the senior center, call Owen County Public Transit at (502) 750-2828 and schedule when you would like to attend.

    Today (Wednesday): 9 a.m. Rummy; 1 p.m. Skip-Bo.

    Thursday, March 31: Noon, birthday bash; 1 p.m. Bunco.

  • Community News | March 23, 2016

    Community Easter Egg hunt will be Saturday

    A community Easter egg hunt will be held Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Owen County Fairgrounds. The hunt will begin at noon. The egg hunt, games, inflatables and prizes will be free of charge. Pictures with the Easter Bunny and tie-dyeing with Uniquely Twisted tie-dyeing will be held with charge. Rick Wilhoite will be set up grilling and Girl Scout cookies will also be sold.

    Commonwealth Cleanup Week is March 19-26

  • At the Library | March 23, 2016

    Celebrate Owen County’s youth this week at the library with a special concert presented by the Owen County High School Jazz and Percussion Band. Come out and show your support for arts opportunities in our schools.