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Newport invites community participation in Memorial Day parade; Farmers market opens

The City of Newport would like to invite businesses and organizations to be a part of its annual Memorial Day Parade as either a participant or a parade watcher on Monday, May 27. The parade starts at 9 a.m. at York and Sixth Streets and lasts approximately 45 minutes.

This day is a special tribute in honor of the country’s veterans. Community participation will help in recognizing this special group of people, as well as contribute to the success of the parade.

The parade route will proceed as follows: Line-up in the parking lot at 4th & Columbia streets – South on York Street to Sixth Street – East on Sixth Street to Monmouth Street – South on Monmouth Street to Tenth Street – Parade ends at Tenth Street (City Building)

Following the parade, a ceremony in honor of Veterans will take place in front of the Newport City Building at Tenth and Monmouth streets. A continental breakfast will follow in the first-floor Multi-Purpose room of the City Building.

To obtain an Entry Form to participate in the parade, please contact Julia Crout at jcrout@newportky.gov  Forms need to be completed and returned by May 17.

Join the parade to support of our Veterans and our Newport Community.

Campbell County Farmers Market Returns on Saturdays beginning May 18

The Newport Farmers Market will be opening Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at 711 Monmouth Street in the Daily Market parking lot adjacent to the Pepper Pod Restaurant.  It will be open every Saturday through October 26.

The Farmers Market provides a variety of homegrown fruits, vegetables, annual and perennial flowers. When the Market opens the farmers plan to have: baked goods, greens, eggs, beef and whatever else is in-season.  The local farmers continue to strive to provide safe food to our Northern Kentucky community.

The farmers accept WIC (Women, Infants and Children) and SFMNP (Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program) coupons.

City of Newport

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