Thursday, November 20, 2003

Kentucky things to do



Santa mail boxes offered

Children in Kenton County don't need to buy stamps to send a letter to the North Pole this year.

Special "Santa Express" mailboxes will be at the Covington, Erlanger and Independence branches of the Kenton County Public Library, and at the county courthouses in Covington and Independence.

Santa will answer before Christmas all letters received by Dec. 12. To assist his helpers, a full name and address is needed so that each child might receive the return letter.

Library hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 1-5 p.m. Sundays at the Covington and Erlanger branches.

Library locations:

Covington, 502 Scott Blvd

Erlanger, 401 Kenton Lands Road

Independence, 6477 Taylor Mill Road

Kenton County Covington courthouse hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Located at 303 Court St.

Kenton County Independence courthouse hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, except Wednesdays when the courthouse, located at 5272 Madison Pike, is open until 6 p.m.

Blood drive at college

EDGEWOOD - The first of two blood drives open to the public will be held at the Edgewood campus of Gateway Community and Technical College from 2-4 p.m. Friday.

The Edgewood campus is at 790 Thomas More Parkway.

The second blood drive will be held from 9-11 a.m. Dec. 3 at the Highland Heights campus on 90 Campbell Drive.

Dallas choir to perform

COVINGTON - The Collegium Cantorum, the liturgical choir of the University of Dallas, will sing at the 4:30 p.m. Mass Saturday at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 1140 Madison Ave., Covington.

The group will also sing Sunday at the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses at All Saints Catholic Church, 62 Needmore St., Walton.

The choir will sing a rosary at Old St. Mary's Catholic Church on 13th and Clay streets in Cincinnati Friday at 9 a.m.




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