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Around Owen County

  • 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.

  • Senior Activities | March 23-29, 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. cards; 1 p.m. extension office, crafts.

    Thursday, March 24: 9 a.m. Rook; 1 p.m. Bingo.

  • Community News | March 16, 2016

    Commonwealth Cleanup Week is March 19-26

    The Owen County Fiscal Court, in conjunction with the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, will observe Commonwealth Cleanup Week March 19-26. Residents may bring their unwanted items to the Owen County Transfer Station for disposal free of charge, with the exception of household garbage and no more than four passenger tires.

    This week also starts our annual litter abatement program, where non-profit groups can raise funds picking up roadside litter. For more information, call 484-2427.

  • At the Library | March 16, 2016
  • Senior Activities | March 16-22, 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. cards; 1 p.m. Rook.

    Thursday, March 17: 10 a.m. extension office, education. Wear green for St. Patrick’s Day.

  • At the Library | March 9, 2016

    Friendly Market Field Trip

    Join us for a field trip from the library to the Friendly Market in northern Kentucky today (Wednesday). The proprietors of the business there will be on hand to share their knowledge of spices, fine olive oils, meats and teas with us. Lunch will be served by Yesterday’s Tea House at your expense. Ride with us in the library van or carpool with friends, but call 484-3450 to make a reservation so they know how many of us to expect. We will leave the library at 10:30 a.m. and be back by 3 p.m.