Monday, December 1, 2003

Kentucky to do

Patriotic calendars by kids

COVINGTON - Buy a 2004 "Why I Love America" calendar at the Kenton County Attorney's Office in Covington, 303 Court St., room 307.

The calendar's unveiling will be at 7 p.m. today at the Erlanger branch of the Kenton County Public Library on 401 Kenton Lands Road.

The calendar uses patriotic artwork from students in grades K-12. This year, the finalists were selected from more than 5,300 entries.

A ceremony at the unveiling will recognize the 13 winning students, and the 12 who received an honorable mention.

Money from the sale of calendars will benefit the Kenton County police and fire departments.

Calendars are $5 each or $12 for three.

Information: (859) 491-0600.

Christmas around the world

COVINGTON - Learn about Christmas traditions and customs from around the world at a program for children in grades K-6 at 2 p.m. Monday at the Mary Ann Mongan Branch of the Kenton County Library on 502 Scott Blvd.

Join library biography session

UNION - Join an interactive session and discussion on biographies of the 100 most famous people in the last 1,000 years at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Scheben Branch of the Boone County Public Library at 8899 U.S. 42.

The program is based on the cable network A&E series Biography of the Millennium: 100 People-1,000 years.

There will be a second program on biographies at the Scheben Branch at 2 p.m. Dec. 16.

Tree lighting Monday

COVINGTON - Fend off the cold weather with some hot chocolate and cookies at the ceremonial lighting of an 18-foot tall artificial tree from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at the Covington Landing Entertainment Complex on the Ohio River.

Santa Claus will be there to help light the tree, and the Holmes High School Choir will sing a medley of Christmas songs.

For information contact the Covington Neighborhoods, Parks and Recreation Department at (859) 292-2151.

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