■ Central Kentucky Kayaking, located a half mile off Main Street in Paris, has opened to provide nature watching, kayaking, canoeing and fishing. CKK offers kayak or canoe (for two) rental on Stoner Creek. Paddle in/paddle out is offered at 394 Stoner Avenue. Open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday through Sunday and by appointment only Monday through Thursday. Phone: (859) 457-0388. For more information, go to Centralkentuckykayaking.com
■ Kate Cramer, owner of Pure Aesthetique, has purchased the building at 218 Walton Avenue and has renovated the property, which now houses a spa. Pure Aesthetique is one of the few spas in Kentucky to offer Intraceuticals Infusions oxygen treatments. Other services include organic spray tanning, eyelash extensions and facials. The spa is open by appointment only by calling (859) 489-5500. Email: email@example.com. Web site: Pureaeslex.com.
■ Cut and Paste Craft Studio opens Tuesday at 220 Ruccio Way, Suite 180, and offers families the opportunity to get creative with paint, glue, glitter and more, without worrying about the mess.
The shelves in the studio are filled with undecorated paper mache, wood, and plaster shaped like dogs, cats, dinosaurs and treasure boxes that children can decorate with a variety of paints, glues, decoupage papers, sequins, feathers, buttons and other craft supplies. Cut and Paste also offers workshops for all ages, plus birthday parties and Mom's Night Out events. For more information, call Laurie Evans, owner, at (859) 223-0114 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo