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BCPL July Calendar of events for adults includes Concert in the Park featuring the McCartney Project

The Boone County Public Library offers events at its branches and throughout the county during the month of July. A list of scheduled events for adults is included here. A separate list of events for teens and children is published separately.

In the Loop
Mondays, 10 a.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.

Gentle Yoga
Mondays, 6 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn the basic postures and flows. Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.

Yoga
Mondays, 7:10 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Relax and explore Hatha yoga postures. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.

Adult Coloring
Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided.

Bridge
Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon-3 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Open play – Everyone welcome!

Spanish Conversation Group
Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
All skill levels are welcome! Presented in partnership with Gateway Community College.

NKY English Conversation Club
Wednesdays, noon
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Practice your English with fluent English speakers! This is a relaxed, conversational setting in which adults learning English can improve their skills. All levels welcome.

Piecemakers Quilting Group
Wednesdays, 1 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.

Rummikub
Thursdays, 5 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Do you like to play Rummikub? Do you want to learn how? Rummikub (pronounced Rummy-cube) is a cross between rummy and mahjong.

Yoga
Thursdays, 6:15 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
This class is suitable for all levels! Please bring a yoga mat & small handheld or wrist weights (optional). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.

Mahjong
Fridays, 1 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Open play – All skill levels welcome!

Computer Basics
Thursday, July 5, 1 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn about the different parts of a computer, how to use a mouse (if necessary), and how to navigate the Windows desktop. Please register.

Best of the Best Book Group
Thursday, July 5, 3 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Art for All
Monday, July 9, 12:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Paint the same picture as everyone else under the guidance of a professional artist. At the end of the class you’ll walk away with a masterpiece! Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register.

Meditation in Nature
Tuesday, July 10, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
A Secret Spot in Nature is a place that you choose very close to where you live that you can visit each day to observe and befriend Mother Nature. Regularly visiting and meditating in this Spot can change your state of mind and your relationship to wildlife that inhabit the area. Join Dee Wright as she discusses her own Secret Spot practice and gives tips on how to establish your own. Please register.

Chapter and Verse Book Group
Tuesday, July 10, 7 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Writer’s Group
Tuesday, July 10 & 24, 7 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join other local writing enthusiasts every other Tuesday night. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece.

Open Studio for Boone County Artists
Wednesday, July 11, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Fuel your creativity by checking out different art techniques and mediums demonstrated by members of Boone County Visual Art Association. Feel free to bring your own art project and supplies to join in the fun.

Thrillers and Chillers
Thursday, July 12, 10 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Internet Basics
Thursday, July 12, 1 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn how to get to websites, use search engines, and surf the web. Please register.

Card Making
Thursday, July 12, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demonstrator Sandy Bollman. For ages 16 and older. $5 materials fee. Please register.

Concert @ the Library: Berachah Valley
Friday, July 13, 7 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
This all female group plays bluegrass, Americana, country and gospel.

21st Century Magic: Reed and Ashton Masterson
Thursday, July 12, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)

Award-winning illusionists Reed and Ashton Masterson are back with another high energy show for all ages. See page one.

Photography Workshop
Monday, July 16, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Need help with your camera, flash or photo editing software? Members of TriState Photographic Society will answer your questions during a drop-in tabling event from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. A Composing Your Pictures presentation will occur from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Please bring your camera and manual with you. Brands and products covered are Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Photoshop, Lightroom, flash, macro and telephoto lenses.

Real Men Read
Wednesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Discuss the latest book you’ve read.

Book Chatter Book Group
Thursday, July 19, 9:30 a.m.
Walton Branch, 21 South Main, Walton, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Chick Picks Book Group
Thursday, July 19, 10 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Retire with Purpose
Thursday, July 19, 10:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join us for a 60-minute workshop that encourages participants to think about their life after employment. Money and health are important, but this event will focus on time. You will be inspired to think about your ideal life, to discover what gives you a thrill and meaning, and to prepare a plan. Presented by Tony Aloise of the Life Solutions Network, a non-traditional nonprofit focused on encouraging service in Northern Kentucky

Trivia Night
Friday, July 20, 7 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we’ll put teams together for you.

Concert @ the Park: The McCartney Project
Saturday, July 21, 7 p.m.
Boone Woods Park, 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Tony Burlingame, as Paul McCartney, and his band play popular Beatles hits, the monster hits of Wings and more.

Comfort Quilts for Kids
Monday, July 23, 10 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Sew small quilts to comfort children during their stay at the Ronald McDonald House. Materials are provided.

Art for All
Monday, July 23, 12:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Paint the same picture as everyone else under the guidance of a professional artist. At the end of the class you’ll walk away with a masterpiece! Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register.

Monday 4 Mystery
Monday, July 23, 7 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Experience the Pacific Crest Trail
Tuesday, July 24, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
The Pacific Crest Trail stretches over 2600 miles from Mexico to Canada and passes through some of the most beautiful scenic terrain in the U.S. Join Garrett Fromme as he discusses his journey along this trail, which began with him quitting his job, selling his house, and heading west to satisfy a dream. The journey proved to be internal as much as external, turning from an exploration of the landscape into an exploration of the soul and the mending of a broken spirit. Please register.

A Consumer’s Guide to Home Safety for Seniors
Wednesday, July 25, 11:30 a.m.
Florence Senior Center, 7431 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Find out how to make any home safer for seniors. Includes an overview of what is and what isn’t typically covered by Medicare, as well as tips for finding the right contractor.

DIY Cleaning Essentials
Thursday, July 26, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn about natural, chemical free cleaning options. Make your own all-purpose cleaner in class and take home recipes for DIY cleaning products. $8 materials fee. Please register by July 19.

Discover Classical Indian Dance
Friday, July 27, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Meet Lakshmi Sriraman, a master of the classical Indian dance form Bharatanatyam. Lakshmi and her apprentice Vasundhara Parameswaran will perform and answer questions about this centuries-old art form and its cultural meaning, costumes and music.

Concert @ the Park: Blue Chip City Big Band
Saturday, July 28, 7 p.m.
Boone Woods Park, 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Hits of the 1940s.

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