Arts, crafts fair Saturday
RUSSELL - The Russell High School Band Parents Association will sponsor the Russell Arts and Craft Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Russell High School, 709 Red Devil Lane.
For more information or to rent a booth, call (606) 831-5918.
Local library finalist for grant
ASHLAND - The Boyd County Public Library was chosen as a finalist in the Out-of-the Box Marketing Contest sponsored by Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference sources for libraries, schools and businesses.
The library’s program called “Seeking Lost Love” would send parodies of personal ads targeting young singles who often don’t use the library.
Tactics included creating magnetic decals that say “For a Good Time Call” with the library’s logo and phone number and placing them in restrooms of local bars, clubs and restaurants; placing personal ads in the classifieds for “Library Seeking New Readers,” as well as creating Match.com accounts to match readers’ interests with compatible books.
The winner of the contest was Auraria Library in Denver. It received $5,000 to implement the marketing idea.
Mickey Mouse birthday planned
GREENUP - The Greenup County Public Library will mark Mickey Mouse’s birthday at 1 p.m. Nov. 23 by making cards and hats and watching “Mickey’s Magical Christmas — Snowed In at the House of Mouse.”
Refreshments will be served. The party is limited to 24; to register, call (606) 473-6514.
The library will show “Brave” at 1 p.m. Nov. 24. Free soft drinks and popcorn will be served. Refills will be available for a small fee.
The International Folklanders, a local folk and ethnic dance troupe, will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Paramount Arts Center, part of the Festival of Trees and Trains.
The group will present dances from Germany, Bavaria and Austria in authentic costumes.
Arts, crafts fair Saturday
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A local theater group is shooting for changing the area’s theater scene.
07/31/2014 — What's Happening
Acoustic jam night at Callihan's
With the onset of patio season, the staff at Callihan’s American Pub & Grill have adopted a new program for Wednesday’s open-invitation entertainment with the all new Callihan’s Acoustic Jam Session, providing a stage for local talent and a spotlight for a featured musician each week.
Lee Ward: Pizza — on the grill? Asian shrimp grilled, too: 7/29/14
How many times have I said anything tastes good cooked on the grill?
What's happening: 7/28/14
Amateur ham radio and computer hobbyists from throughout the United States will gather Aug. 9 for the 52nd annual Tri-State Amateur Radio Association Hamfest at Christ Temple Church’s Life and Health Center at 2400 Johnstown Road.
07/27/2014 — Regional poetry
Works by local poets
The historical significance of city directories
Before the Internet and the telephone, there has been a need for businesses to be able to find someone living within the city.
Finding a healthier take on cooking out
Grilling is a favorite part of summer, but it doesn’t always have to involve hamburgers, hot dogs and barbeque. There are plenty of creative ways to grill that can be healthier for you.
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