Don't forget the Great Inland Seafood Festival this weekend at Newport on the Levy. For details click www.greatinlandseafoodfest.com/.
It's cheap date night tonight. Drop by the Pavillion in Eden Park for a movie tonight. The movie begins at dusk and tonight's feature is "Wait Until Dark."
Speaking of movies, come on down to Fountain Square on Saturday night for free movies on the big screen. This week's movies are Fly Me To The Moon and Terminator Salvation.
The series begins with BIG RIVER, The Adventures of Huck Finn in August and September. THE ODD COUPLE will follow in January and February 2011 and the season will come to a close with Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL in April 2011.
A combined open call audition will be held for BIG RIVER AND CAROUSEL on Sunday, May 9 from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Carnegie. For more information on auditions contact Ben Ochsner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The weatherman is predicting a beautiful weekend so you might want to get on over to Fairfield Avenue in Bellevue this Friday night from 6:00p.m. until 9:00p.m. for "Shop Bellevue's Scrambled Eggs."
Eggs containing prizes and discount coupons have been "scrambled" between the merchants, so you won't have any idea what surprise you'll receive at each location. You could win a gift certificate, a free gift, a sweet treat or maybe you'll be the lucky winner who receives the "Golden Egg" filled with a $100 Bellevue shopping spree.
The art collective known as London Police prepared for their Covington art exhibition by painting a mural on the facade of Dick's Wine's and Liquor at the corner of Fourth and Scott Streets.
Chaz Barrison and Bob Gibson, founders of the collective painted their trademark "LADS" cheery characters on the building. Similar murals are on buildings around the world, including the largest a six-story mural in Berlin.
Edgewood will be hosting their annual Mystery Dinner, The Adventurers Club Murders, at the Senior Center, on March 20, at 6:30 p.m. The Adventurers Club is being held for the first time on a tropical island retreat in the Caribbean. Famous, infamous, and has-been adventurers are dying to gain control and be voted storyteller supreme. A fortune in pirate gold awaits any who can survive. The cost is $25.00 per person and includes the mystery, a catered dinner, dessert and non-alcoholic drinks (you may bring your own alcohol). You must pre-register at the city building.
The Florence Freedom will host a free Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for area youth.
Date: Saturday, March 27
Time: Registration starts at 9:00 a.m., Competition starts at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Champion Window Field.
Pitch, Hit & Run is the Official Skills Competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills.
The Florence Freedom are in search of families willing to open their homes this summer and become host families to the Freedom players.
All that is required to be a Florence Freedom host family is an open bed and a room with access to a bathroom.
Our players aspire to one day make it to the big leagues, Freedom General Manager Kari Rumfield said. We are in need of a few families that can help these young men by providing them a welcome place to stay while they are away from home chasing that dream.
The Florence Freedom will welcome a new voice to Greater Cincinnati for the upcoming 2010 season, hiring John Leahy to be become their new radio play-by-play broadcaster.
Leahy has worked in the professional broadcasting industry for the past 15 years, include the previous two in the Frontier League as the voice of the Kalamazoo Kings.
Fans will be able to listen to Leahy and the Freedom for all 96 home and away games once again this summer on Classic Country 106.7 FM WNKR or www.1067WNKR.com.
Someone has absconded with a bronze bust of Colonel Sanders from a Berea, Ky KFC. The incident happened in January, but there has been no sign of the Colonel so KFC is offering a reward of $500 worth of grilled chicken for information leading to the return of the bust. According to a KFC spokesman, they believe that their chicken is a better motivator than cash. I'm not so sure of that. Money is always good and you can buy your own bucket of chicken.
The bust of the Colonel is valued at $1200.00
Yes, that stupid ground hog saw his shadow today. I've never been sure exactly what that means. Oh no, the weathermen cry, that means six more weeks of winter. According to my calendar, spring is 7 weeks away anyway. So, is seeing Punxatawney Phil's shadow a good thing or a bad one?
You may have noticed the new St. Elizabeth Hospital North Building in Covington when traveling north on the Expressway. Well today at 5:30 you can take a peek inside the building. Providence Pavilion, the new rehabilitaiton and nursinc center will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house today.
The public is invited and tours of the facility will be conducted between 5:30 and 7:00 p.m.
If you are a lover of musical theatre, you won't want to miss the Cabaret at the Otto M. Budig Theatre at the Carnegie on February 17.
Three Broadway performers will team up for an evening of musical theatre standards and contemporary favorites. Mark Hardy, Jessica Hendy and Teresa DeZarn will perform Cole Porter and George Gershwin as well as songs from Broadway productions such as SOUTH PACIFIC and ANNIE GET YOUR GUN.
You will also get a backstage look at Broadway theatre as the 3 performers regale you with anecdotes from their audition experiences.
The Trace Adkins/Martina McBride "Shine All Night" Tour is coming to the Bank of Kentucky Center on February 28. Sounds like a lot of fun.
The show starts at 7:30 and prices range fromn $39.75 to $59.75. You can purchase tickets at the Bank of Kentucky Center website at www.bankofkentuckycenter.com. You can also enter the concert tour sweepstakes at http://www.gactv.com/ and have a chance to win some great prizes.
Seeing all those pictures on TV of the suffering in Haiti brings you to tears doesn't it? There must be some reason why this poor, poverty-stricken country has been hit once again with a natural disaster, but I can't imagine what it could be. Estimates of lives lost range from 50,000 to 500,000. That's mind-boggling!
We all want to help, but just don't quite know what to do. Here are some suggestions for making donations that you can be sure will get through to the people of Haiti.
InterAction.org has compiled a list of organizations that are responding to the situation in Haiti, including UNICEF, Catholic Relief Services, Lutheran World Relief and many others. Find more information at InterAction.org.
The Florence Freedom want to serve up free Martina McBride and Trace Adkins concert tickets to their fans, and to do it, fans are going to have to Find Belle First.
This Thursday, four two-packs concert tickets to their show at the Bank of Kentucky Center on February 28 can be had completely free.
The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) announced today (Tuesday, December 15, 2009) that Thomas More College's Brandi Corbello (Florence, Ky./Boone County) has been named December's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Female Scholar-Athlete of the Month.
Two from Galilee, a Broadway-style musical based on the bestselling novel by Marjorie Holmes will be presented at Lakeside Christian Church this week. The engaging score, by Robert Sterling and Karla Worley, is reminiscent of Fiddler On the Roof, Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast and others.
The plot focuses on Mary, Joseph and their parents, and how each responds to God's will for their lives. Two From Galilee will change the way you think of Christmas.
Christmas is just around the corner, and the various communities in our area are all preparing with tree lighting events.
Crestview Hills will host their annual holiday tree lighting on Friday, December 4 beginning at 5 PM and ending at 7 PM. The gathering will be at the City Building, and Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be in attendance and available for pictures.
Ft. Mitchell invites residents to join in the lighting of the Official City Christmas Tree on Tuesday, December 1 from 7 PM till 9 PM at the Ft. Mitchell City Building. There will be Christmas Carols, and coffee, hot chocolate and cookies will be served at the fire station. Who knows! Maybe Santa will even make a visit.
Tonight at 7:00 p.m there will be a Pro Life Mass celebrated at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington, KY. The Most Reverend Roger J. Foys will officiate.
The rosary will be prayed at 6:15, prior to the Mass. There will be a reception in Howarad Hall following the Mass. All are invited. The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption is located at 1130 Madison Avenue in Covington.
If you were traveling on I-75 this weekend you may have noticed an "Amber Alert" for a 1998 Red Ford Explorer with a Maine license plate. Good news!. The Amber Alert has been lifted and 13 year old Haley Willett is being reunited with her family. The police located the child in the company of Archie Whalen, age 43, in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The girl had received a text message from Willett shortly before she disappeared.
The girl and her family had just moved to Kentucky from Maine and they were acquainted with Archie Whalen when they lived there. Archie Whalen is reported to have a lengthy criminal record.
The annual St. Cecilia Labor Day Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, Sun., Sept. 6 and Monday, Sept. 7. This is a weekend filled with festivities for the whole family, including rides for the kids, circus entertainers, music, fireworks and fun for all.
Hours are from 6 P.M. till Midnight on Saturday and Sunday, and 1 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. on Monday.
Events on Saturday include performances by the Independence Sugarfoot Cloggers from 6:30 to 7:30; and a concert by Eight Days a Week (a Beatles Tribute Band) at 8:30; with fireworks at 10 P.M.
Looking for something to do on a hot Sunday afternoon? How about the Mainstrasse Village Seventh Annual Car Show. The show will feature hot rods, customs and classics. There is no admission charge. The show will be along the streets of Mainstrasse Village and Goebel Park.
This week, August 10-16 is Downtown Cincinnati Restaurant Week. So treat yourself to a great meal at special prices. Restaurants like Rubys, The Palace, Orchids, Mortons, Via Vita, McCormick and Schmick and Daveeds in Mount Adams will be offer special 3 course menus for $35.
Make sure that wounded and ill service members in our community are honored on this year's "Silver Banner Day to be held on May 1. Applications can be picked up at the Erlanger City Building or the Erlanger Police Department or on the Erlanger city website at www.friendshipcity.com. But hurry, applications must be submitted by April 10.
Reports are that the U.S. jet that recently made that miracle landing on the Hudson River last week ran into a flock of Canada geese. There was a report yesterday that they have found one of these pesky birds in one of the planes engines.
November 6, 2008 - Erlanger Police Department held a neighborhood watch meeting last evening at the Erlanger City Building. It was attended attended by approximately 20 residents from the neighborhoods of Deer Chase and Lakemont.