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Kentucky Reptile Zoo Sssspooktacular

Kentucky Reptile Zoo, 200 L & E Railroad, Slade, KY 40376
The spookiest, scaliest Halloween party is on for its 3rd year! Come out any time during the day and enjoy a tour filled with games, prizes, crafts, and spend some time with snakes and other reptiles from all over the world!

Right down the road from Natural Bridge, the Kentucky Reptile Zoo is a perfect stop on a day trip to the beautiful Red River Gorge! We have almost 100 different species on display, including the famous Black Mamba and the King Cobra!

Take Exit 33 for Slade off the Mt. Parkway, turn right off the exit ramp, take an immediate right into the rest area and then take an immediate left onto the road that runs past the red train caboose!

The Zoo's phone number is (606) 663-9160

Oneida Baptist Institute Homecoming

Oneida, Kentucky
Hymn sing; garden tour; petting zoo; Shire draft horses; ribbon-cutting ceremony to rededicate historic Anderson Hall; group photos of anniversary classes; book signing by Mrs. Judy Powell, author of "The Offering," a book about former OBI president, Dr. Barkley Moore; induction of new members into the OBI Athletic Hall of Fame; alumni basketball game & more!

Bonita Robinson (606) 847-4111, ext. 287. E-mail:

Sweetpea's Birthday Celebration

Sep 22, 2012 - Sep 30, 2012 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.

Newport Aquarium
Sweetpea the Shark Ray is celebrating her 7th birthday and everyone's invited to the party at the Newport Aquarium. There will be a Radio Disney party on Saturday September 22 from 2:30PM to 4:30PM. Every day during the celebration, you can sing Happy Birthday to Sweetpea during special dive shows at 11AM, 11:20AM, 11:40AM, 1PM, 1:20PM and 1:40PM.

On Saturday, Sept. 29th the first 500 children will receive a FREE child safety ID kit with fingerprinting. And on Sunday, the first 200 kids will receive a McGruff Internet Safety packet.

Newport Aquarium