Scott County Public library reopens June 4 following an 18-month expansion project. A weekend of music, crafts and activities are planned at the library, located at 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown. After the ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. June 4, free music performances in the new Community Room include Heath & Molly G, storyteller and folk singer Mitch Barrett, jazz saxophonist Matt Polashek, and the classical sound of the harp and flute by The Jefferson Duo. Early evening performances feature the Native American band Nizhoni Sky, followed by Tall, Dark & Handsome, playing an acoustical repertoire of folk and jazz. Out-of-county residents are eligible to obtain a free Scott County Public Library card. Go to Scottpublib.org for the full schedule of events.
The “BIKES” photographic art exhibit, celebrating the bicycle, is open at the Scott County Arts & Cultural Gallery, 117 North Water Street, through July 4.
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Raku Pottery Firing
The Yuko-en Japanese Garden, 700 Cincinnati Pike, Georgetown, will host a public demonstration and brief talk about the unique style of Japanese raku pottery from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Local artists demonstrate how the intense heat, smoke and flame produce the beautiful metallic colors distinguishing Raku from other methods of firing clay. Free and fun for all ages. For information, call Anne Leader 502-316-1592.