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THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD F R I D A Y, M A Y 2 7

ART CENTERS & ART MUSEUMS

A Closer Look, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1028 Scott Blvd., Features Kaleidoscopes of the 21st Century, international exhibition produced by the Brewster Kaleidoscope Society of Artists. Show demonstrates evolution of kaleidoscopes into a sculptural art form. More than 100 interactive kaleidoscopes. Free. 859-957-1940; www.thecarnegie.com. Covington.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting, 4-8 p.m., D.E.P.’s Fine Wine & Spirits Fort Thomas, 90 W. Alexandria Pike, Free. 859-781-8105; www.depsfinewine.com. Fort Thomas. Wine Tasting, 6-9 p.m., StoneBrook Winery, 6570 Vineyard Lane, Stonebrook is on the Northern Kentucky Back Roads Wine Trail. Pick up a passport at one of the five wineries and get it validated at each winery for a gift. Information and list of participating wineries at website. Five for $5. 859-635-0111; www.stonebrookwinery.com. Camp Springs. Wine Tasting, 5-9 p.m., Camp Springs Vineyard, 6685 Four Mile Road, $1. 859-4480253. Camp Springs.

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ON STAGE - THEATER

Showtune, 8 p.m., Stained Glass Theatre, 802 York St., Musical revue celebrates words and music of Jerry Herman, composer and lyricist for Broadway shows. $20. Presented by Footlighters Inc. Through May 28. 513-4748711; www.footlighters.org. Newport. Best of the Best, 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Shadowbox Cabaret, Newport on the Levee, Most popular-by-demand sketches and songs. Food and drink available. $20-$30. Through July 9. 859-957-7625; www.shadowboxcabaret.com. Newport.

PUBLIC HOURS

Road Trip to Senior PGA Championship, 8 a.m., Golf Courses of Kenton County, 3908 Richardson Road, Fee includes gate entry and round-trip Executive Coach transportation to Valhalla Golf Club. $49. Registration required. 859-371-3200; www.kentoncounty.org/county_departments/parks_/golf_cour ses/index.html. Independence.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Health Screenings, 9 a.m.-noon, Homan Chiropractic Newport, 52 Carothers Road, Brief health questionnaire, blood pressure, height, weight, pulse and spinal/postural evaluation. Free. 859-291-2225. Newport.

Burlington Spring Horse Show, 7-11 p.m., Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road, Horse show, vendors, activities, concessions and more. Benefits BAWAC Community Rehabilitation Center. $4; free for ages 9 and under. Presented by Burlington Spring Horse Show. 859-371-4410; www.bawac.org. Burlington.

KARAOKE & OPEN MIC

SPORTS

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Karaoke Night, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Bar Monet, 837 Willard St., With Chill Will, also known as DJ Love MD. No cover. 859-491-2403. Covington/Mainstrasse.

MUSEUMS

In a League of Our Own: Play Ball! Knothole Baseball in Northern Kentucky, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Road, Included with admission: $7, $6 seniors, $4 children; free for members. 859-491-4003; www.bcmuseum.org. Covington.

MUSIC - ACOUSTIC

Holly Spears, 6-10 p.m., Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Free. 859-291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport.

MUSIC - BLUES

Chuck Brisbin & the Tuna Project, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., The Reef, 1301 Fourth Ave., Free. 859-261-8801. Dayton.

MUSIC - CONCERTS

David Allan Coe, 9 p.m., Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave., With Dallas Moore. Doors open 8 p.m. Tickets for April 8 will be honored. Performing his top original hits. $20. 859-491-2444. Covington.

MUSIC - JAZZ

New Sleepcat Band, 7:30 p.m., Dee Felice Cafe, 529 Main St., Directed by Bill Gemmer and features John Von Ohlen. 859-2612365; www.deefelice.com. Covington.

MUSIC - ROCK

Norma Jean, 6 p.m., Mad Hatter, 620 Scott St., With After the Burial, Motionless In White, For the Fallen Dreams and Stray From the Path. Explosions II Part Deux Tour. $17, $15 advance. 859-291-2233; www.cincyticket.com. Covington. The Why Store, 8 p.m., Radiodown, 620 Scott Blvd., $12 advance. 859-291-2233; www.cincyticket.com. Covington.

ON STAGE - COMEDY

Dan Cummins, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, Newport on the Levee, $17. Ages 18 and up. 859-957-2000; www.funnyboneonthelevee.com. Newport.

Florence Freedom Baseball, 7:05 p.m. vs. River City Rascals., Champion Window Field, 7950 Freedom Way, Fireworks Friday. $12 VIP, $10 reserved, $7 lawn. Through Sept. 1. 859-594-4487; www.florencefreedom.com. Florence. S A T U R D A Y, M A Y 2 8

AUDITIONS

Nocturnals and Devil’s Point, 10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m., Erlanger Branch Library, 401 Kenton Lands Road, Male and female, ages 18 and up for various roles in two horror movies. Also, crew positions including special FX, VFX, makeup, art design and more. Sides available to read from. Bring head shot and/or resume. Pay is deferred; copy, credit and food provided. Each film shot in HD for approximately two months. “Nocturnals” begins in July. “Devil’s Point” begins in September. Appointment required by email: sovereign@yahoo.com. Presented by Sovereign Entertainment. Through June 4. 513-9679623; http://tinyurl.com/3ausr4w. Erlanger.

EDUCATION

Ladies Lessons and Lunch Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-3:30 p.m., Golf Courses of Kenton County, 3908 Richardson Road, Fairway woods/course management. Golf clinics taught by PGA professionals covering the key fundamentals of the game. $25 for one and a half hours of instruction and lunch. Registration required. 859-3713200; email jason.laible@kentoncournty.org; www.kentoncounty.org/county_departments/parks_/golf_courses/index.html. Independence.

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting, 1-6 p.m., StoneBrook Winery, Five for $5. 859-635-0111; www.stonebrookwinery.com. Camp Springs. Taste of Kentucky, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Kentucky Haus Artisan Center, 411 E. 10th St., For bourbon, coffee and tea lovers. Featuring Kentucky proud food products. Free. 859261-4287; www.kentuckyhaus.com. Newport.

HISTORIC SITES

Dinsmore Homestead, 1-5 p.m., Dinsmore Homestead, 5656 Burlington Pike, 1842 farmhouse and furnishings of the Dinsmore family. Tours begin on the hour; the last tour begins at 4 p.m. Includes gift shop. $5, $3 ages 60 and up, $2 ages 7-17, members and ages 6 and under free. 859-586-6117; www.dinsmorefarm.org. Burlington.

KARAOKE & OPEN MIC

Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Super Bowl Bellewood, 1211 Waterworks Road, $12 buckets, $3 domestics and $2 Jell-O shots. With DJ Chill Will. No cover. Presented by Super Bowl. 859-781-1211; www.superbowlnky.com. Newport.

MUSEUMS

In a League of Our Own: Play Ball! Knothole Baseball in Northern Kentucky, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Behringer-Crawford Museum, Included with admission: $7, $6 seniors, $4 children; free for members. 859-4914003; www.bcmuseum.org. Covington.

MUSIC - CLASSIC ROCK

American Graffiti Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Guys ‘n’ Dolls Restaurant and Nightclub, 4210 Alexandria Pike, $5. 869-441-4888. Cold Spring.

MUSIC - CONCERTS

Pulse8 CD Release Show, 9 p.m., Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave., Doors open at 8 p.m. With the Earth Laid Bare, Beyond the Divide and Black Tractor. Each paid admission will receive a copy of new 10 song CD. $10. 859-491-2444; www.madisontheateronline.com. Covington.

MUSIC - ROCK

Surf Night, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Mahogany’s Coffee House and Bar, 3715 Winston Ave., With the Cocktail Preachers, Team Void and the AmpFibians. Surf rock music. Includes beach drink specials. Dinner available 6 p.m. Family friendly. $5. 859-261-1029. Latonia.

ON STAGE - COMEDY

Dan Cummins, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, $17. Ages 21 and up. 859-957-2000; www.funnyboneonthelevee.com. Newport.

RECREATION

RGI River Run, 9-11 a.m., Purple People Bridge, Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati; Third Street, Newport, Race day registration begins at 8 a.m. 5K run/walk appeals to top runners, recreational athletes and families; includes parent/child team division. Includes Special K for children with disabilities and Children’s Fun Run. Performance by NKY’s Doghouse. Benefits Kicks for Kids. $15, $10 ages 7-17, free ages 6 and under. Registration required. Presented by Kicks for Kids. 859-331-8484; www.kicksforkids.org. Newport. Just for Fun Dog Show, 11:30 a.m., Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road, Registration, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Judging at 1 p.m. Door prizes. Competition classes include best groomed, best dressed, cutest, ugliest, best trick and others, $5 entry fee per class. No pedigree required. Awards. Benefits Bawac Rehabilitation Center. Registration required for participants. 859-3714410; www.bawac.org. Burlington. Benefit Poker Run, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Buffalo Wings & Rings, 2440 High St., Continental breakfast at 10 a.m. Ride starts at 11 a.m. Includes T-shirt, free wings and Saratoga chips after run. Split-the-pot and music. Benefits Maria Schaffstein Scholarship Fund and Jessica Russo Recovery Fund. $50 sponsors. $25 couple, $15 single. 859816-7756. Crescent Springs.

PATRICK REDDY/STAFF

Cities across Campbell County will be hosting parades to honor veterans and celebrate Memorial Day. Alexandria’s parade will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29, beginning at Campbell County Middle School and ending at the veteran’s memorial outside of VFW Post No. 3025, where a brief ceremony will be held. The Crestview parade will be 9 a.m. Monday, May 30, starting on Dodsworth Lane. Newport’s parade will be 9 a.m. Monday, May 30, beginning at Fourth and Columbia streets and ending with a ceremony at the city building, 998 Monmouth St. The 38th annual Camp Springs parade will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5977 Lower Tug Fork Road, and end at the Camp Springs firehouse. A Memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m., followed by a reception. Southgate’s Memorial Day parade will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, on Electric Avenue. A commemoration and reception will follow the parade at the John R. Little Veteran’s of Foreign Wars (VFW) hall. The 82nd annual Bellevue-Dayton Memorial Day parade will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 30, at Sixth and Main streets in Dayton and continue to the Bellevue Vets Club, 24 Fairfield Ave. Pictured are members of the Dayton Civic Club during last year’s Bellevue-Dayton Memorial Day Parade.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Burlington Spring Horse Show, 9 a.m., Boone County Fairgrounds, Championships begin 7 p.m. $4; free for ages 9 and under. 859-3714410; www.bawac.org. Burlington. Bowling For A Cause Day Party, 4-8 p.m., Star Lanes on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Food and drink specials, music and free bowling. Part of the Dream Is Real Weekend. Benefits: National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Cincinnati, Operation Step Up and Barbara Howard Reece Fund. Ages 21 and up. $10; plus applicable fees. 859-652-7250. Newport.

SPORTS

Florence Freedom Baseball, 6:05 p.m. vs. River City Rascals., Champion Window Field, Rockin’ Saturday. Post-game concert by Sonny Moorman Group. $12 VIP, $10 reserved, $7 lawn. 859-594-4487; www.florencefreedom.com. Florence. S U N D A Y, M A Y 2 9

FOOD & DRINK

Wine Tasting, 1-6 p.m., StoneBrook Winery, Five for $5. 859-635-0111; www.stonebrookwinery.com. Camp Springs.

KARAOKE & OPEN MIC

Karaoke with DJ Will Carson, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Molly Malone’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 112 E. Fourth St., Includes drink specials. Ages 21 and up. Free. 859-491-6659. Covington.

MUSIC - JAZZ

Phil DeGreg Trio, 4:30 p.m., Dee Felice Cafe, 529 Main St., Sunday Jazz in the Afternoon. 859-261-2365; www.deefelicecafe.com. Covington. Lee Stolar Trio, 7-11 p.m., Chez Nora, 530 Main St., With Mary Ellen Tanner. Free. 859491-8027; www.cheznora.com. Covington.

MUSIC - WORLD

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KARAOKE & OPEN MIC

Open Mic/College Night, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Mahogany’s Coffee House and Bar, 3715 Winston Ave., Musicians, singers, comedians, jugglers and spoken word. All ages. Dinner available at 6 p.m. Free. 859-261-1029. Latonia.

MUSEUMS

In a League of Our Own: Play Ball! Knothole Baseball in Northern Kentucky, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Behringer-Crawford Museum, Included with admission: $7, $6 seniors, $4 children; free for members. 859-4914003; www.bcmuseum.org. Covington.

MUSIC - JAZZ

Mike Darrah, 7 p.m., Dee Felice Cafe, 529 Main St., Pianist. 859-261-2365; www.deefelice.com. Covington.

MUSIC - WORLD

Kylesa, 8:30 p.m., Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Ballroom. With Hour of 13. Doors open 7:30 p.m. $13, $10 advance. 859431-2201; www.southgatehouse.com. Newport. W E D N E S D A Y, J U N E 1 Backroads Farm Tour Meeting, 3 p.m., Campbell County Environmental Education Center, 1261 Race Track Road, Presented by Campbell County Conservation District. 859635-9587. Alexandria.

HEALTH / WELLNESS

Scoliosis/Posture Screening, 9 a.m.-noon, Homan Chiropractic Newport, 52 Carothers Road, Brief health questionnaire. Spinal and postural evaluation for scoliosis. Free. 859291-2225. Newport.

Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m., Midway Cafe, 1017 S. Fort Thomas Ave., Hosted by Dick and the Roadmasters, award-winning blues band. Free. 859-781-7666. Fort Thomas.

NATURE

Wild Wednesday: Wildlife from the Cincinnati Zoo, 10 a.m., Middleton-Mills Park, 3415 Mills Road, Shelterhouse 2. Pre-Program at 9:30 a.m.: Julia Schenk and Whitney Rich for Cincinnati Children’s Outpatient Northern Kentucky. Rain or shine. Free, donations of nonperishable food and personal care items accepted. Presented by Kenton County Parks and Recreation. 859-5257529; www.kentoncounty.org. Independence. T H U R S D A Y, J U N E 2 SwinGallery, 8-11:30 p.m., Step-N-Out Studio, 721 Madison Road, All ages. No partner required. Free beginner East Coast Swing lesson 8-9 p.m. Dancing to music by DJ 911:30 p.m. Family friendly. $5. Presented by SwinGallery. Through Dec. 29. 513-2909022. Covington.

MUSIC - CONCERTS

Borge U.S. Tour, 8 p.m., Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave., With Deathface, DJxNightmare, J.A.N.K vs. Pseudocyde, Dr. Gram and Paranormal. $20, $18 advance; $15 early bird pre-sale. 859-491-2444; www.madisontheateronline.com. Covington.

MUSIC - STUDENT PERFORMANCES

ON STAGE - COMEDY

Young Band Night, 6-9 p.m., Mahogany’s Coffee House and Bar, 3715 Winston Ave., Four young or new bands perform. Free. 859-261-1029. Latonia.

Dan Cummins, 7:30 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, $15. Ages 21 and up. 859-9572000; www.funnyboneonthelevee.com. Newport. Mommy & Me Time, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Star Lanes on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Unlimited bowling, shoe rental and soft drinks. Includes cheese pizza, popcorn and cartoons on endof-lane screens. Reservations available in two-hour increments. $15 per child with same day purchase, $10 advance. Through Dec. 18. 859-625-7250; www.starlaneslevee.com. Newport.

MUSIC - BLUES

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS COMMUNITY DANCE

Justin Townes Earle, 9 p.m., Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Ballroom. Doors open 8 p.m. $12-$15. 859-431-2201; www.ticketfly.com. Newport.

RECREATION

For more about Greater Cincinnati’s dining, music, events, movies and more, go to Metromix.com.

HISTORIC SITES

Dinsmore Homestead, 1-5 p.m., Dinsmore Homestead, $5, $3 ages 60 and up, $2 ages 7-17, members and ages 6 and under free. 859-586-6117; www.dinsmore farm.org. Burlington.

ON STAGE - COMEDY

Kyle Dunnigan, 8 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, Newport on the Levee, $15. Ages 18 and up. Comedian and actor. 859-9572000; www.funnyboneonthelevee.com. Newport.

SPORTS

Florence Freedom Baseball, 6:05 p.m. vs. River City Rascals., Champion Window Field, Kids Club. Family Sunday includes Honey Hill Farm petting zoo and Liberty’s Newport Aquarium Kids Club-all children may join via website. $12 VIP, $10 reserved, $7 lawn. 859-594-4487; www.florencefreedom.com. Florence. M O N D A Y, M A Y 3 0

HOLIDAY - MEMORIAL DAY

AMANDA DAVIDSON/STAFF

Taste of Cincinnati returns for Memorial Day weekend, with food and music for the 32nd annual edition. Hours are noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday, May 28-29; and noon to 9 p.m. Monday, May 30, over six blocks of Fifth Street, from Race Street to Broadway, downtown. Some of the 45 participating restaurants include Bella Luna, City BBQ and Habanero Latin America. Each won Best of Taste awards this year. There are more than 60 musical acts, stand-up comedians and “Dancing with the Stars’” Mark Ballas will perform on the Metromix stage at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Visit www.tasteofcincinnati.com. Pictured is a booth from last year’s festival.

Camp Springs Memorial Day Service, 11:30 a.m., Camp Springs Firehouse, 6844 Four Mile Road, After parade a presentation of the Citizen of the Year and Grade School Essay Awards. Community reception follows at noon. Free. Presented by Simon Gosney of American Legion Post 219. 859-635-9255. Camp Springs. Camp Springs Memorial Day Parade, 10:30 a.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church Camp Springs, 5977 Lower Tug Fork Road, Parade participants assemble at 10 a.m. Free. Presented by Simon Gosney of American Legion Post 219. 859-635-5013. Campbell County.

PROVIDED

The Cincinnati May Festival continues with its last weekend of choral concerts Friday and Saturday, May 27-28, at Music Hall. Concerts begin at 8 p.m., with a pre-concert recital at 7 p.m. each night. The May Festival Chorus is joined by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and performs Hadyn, May 27; and Mendelssohn, May 28. Tickets are $19-$105. Pre-concert dinners are available at Corbett Tower for $34. Visit www.mayfestival.com or call 513-381-3300.

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