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  • Community Events | Feb. 17, 2016

    Learn With Us!

    The February Learn With Us! will be “Keys to Embracing Aging.” The program will be held at 1:30 p.m., today (Wednesday), at the Owen County Extension Office.

    Aging is an inevitable and unavoidable process that affects everyone uniquely. This interactive program highlights 12 keys aimed at helping you grow old gracefully, successfully and with increased longevity, based primarily on findings from centenarian studies and the advice from those who participated.

  • At the Library | Feb. 17, 2016

    High School Book Club

    Join other high school students who enjoy discussing books from 3:15-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18. “Faking Normal” by Courtney C. Stevens is about to teens who have secrets and lean on each for support. Come to the meeting after school on Thursday to get your copy of the book to read at home.

    Chef Jeff: Crockpot Dinners

    At 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, get recipes and seasoning tips from Master Chef Jeff Hyde for easy dishes that cook while you live the rest of your life.

  • Upcoming 4-H events | Feb. 17, 2016

    4-H Dog Club

    Thursday, Feb. 18 – Youth ages 9-18 with an interest in all things canine are invited to join the Dog Club for their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m., at the Owen County Public Library.

    For more information, contact the extension office at 502-484-5703.

     

    4-H Communications Contest

  • Community Events | Feb. 10, 2016

    New classes coming to Adult Learning Center

    Take the fast track toward your future. Get your GED, hone skills for college or technical school, moved toward that next career goal. New classes are forming at the Adult Learning Center. Call (502) 750-3088, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Wednesday or 1-4 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.

    Farmers’ Market to hold meetings on nutrition program coupons

  • At the Library | Feb. 10, 2016

    Dance the Winter Blues Away

    Kick up your heels and clap your hands for a dance party. Miss Julie will lead you through steps before putting the music on at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday). Get familiar with such dances as the Twist, the Mexican Hat Dance, the Chicken Dance and many more.

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children.

  • Senior Activities | Feb. 10, 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): 10 a.m. Rummy; 1 p.m. Extension office, nutrition.

    Thursday, Feb. 11: 10:30 a.m. Burlington Pharmacy; Noon, sweet dessert bar.

  • Community Events | Feb. 3, 2016

    8th Grade Expo Night to be held

    All Owen County 8th graders are invited to Owen County High School for an 8th Grade Expo Night to learn about their scheduling and other opportunities offered for their upcoming freshmen year. The event will take place from 7-8 p.m., today (Wednesday), in the OCHS auditorium. Call (502) 484-4197 for questions.

    Leadership Owen County to begin soon

  • At the Library | Feb. 3, 2016

    Build It With Legos

    School age children are invited to meet other like-minded builders at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday). A variety of blocks and wheels will be available. Use your imagination and build your very own creation.

    Storytime For Preschoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children.

    Thursday Noir Book Club

  • Senior Activities | Feb. 3, 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. games.

    Thursday, Feb. 4: 9 a.m. Skip-Bo; 1 p.m. Mr. Jameson with Kelly Medical, back braces.

  • Popular illusionist coming to OCES Saturday

    Who: Dinky Gowen, Master of Illusion

    What: Owenton Lions Club Master of Illusion Magic Show and Variety Show Fundraiser

    Where: Owen Co. Elementary School

    When: 7 p.m., Saturday Jan. 30

    Tickets: $8.00 in advance, $10.00 at the door, children 5 and under free