This Just In – February 2015 Edition*

Have ’20s, ’30s memorabilia stashed away?

Does your attic or closet hold a bunch of ’20s and ’30s newspapers or magazines, vintage advertising signs, or perhaps a tabletop tube radio? If so, Behringer-Crawford Museum could use your help with its newest exhibit, the Rails Gallery. It needs donated items that might have appeared in a Northern Kentucky train depot newsstand in the ’20s or ’30s. The gallery is set to open this spring as part of the COV200 2015 bicentennial celebration. Information: Tiffany Hoppenjans, (859) 491-4003 or

Help spread word about Health Expo

The Health Gap is seeking volunteers to let people know about its 12th annual Health Expo. The expo, Saturday, April 25, in Washington Park, will feature Bootsy Collins and the Funk Unity Band along with dynamic demonstrations, health screenings and food. The volunteers will distribute cards and flyers throughout the community and spread the word about the expo.

YMCAs open free on Sundays this winter

The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati is launching Funday Sundays, opening 12 of its locations free to the community from noon until 6 p.m. Sundays this winter. Funday Sundays will be held in February and March, then again in November and December. YMCA president and CEO Sandy Walker said, “You will have an opportunity to swim in one of our indoor heated pools, play basketball, take a new group exercise class, or enjoy one of our state-of-the-art fitness centers. There will be lots of family-friendly activities for all to enjoy.” Child care will be available. Information: or 362-YMCA

‘Chiliologists’ competing in cook-off

The “Super Bowl of Chili Cook-Offs” on Sunday, Feb. 8, will be a benefit for Tender Mercies Sixteen “philologists” will compete, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Edge Inn, 3935 Edwards Road. Tickets are $5. Voting by professional judges is at 5 p.m. JB Meats is sponsor. To enter a recipe, contact Joe Doud at 841-9030.

League of Women Voters celebrating 95th

The League of Women Voters of Greater Cincinnati will mark its 95th anniversary Feb. 14, 2-4 p.m., at The Phoenix. The event will feature passed hors d’oeuvres and tasting stations of chocolate, appetizers, a signature cocktail, wine pairings and a silent auction. The League provides the “Who & What of Elections Voter’s Guide,”, “They Represent Us Public Officials Guide,” a voter hotline at 281-VOTE, voter registration events and candidate and issues forums at no cost. The League does not support or oppose any candidate or party.

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