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Y is for youth programs

The Paris-Bourbon County YMCA at 917 Main Street in Paris is currently accepting registrations for two eight-week programs for youths in cheerleading, tumbling and volleyball.

■ Cheerleading and beginning tumbling will start Tuesday.

Learn backhand springs, jumps, cheers and stunts. Ages 11-13 meet 4 to 5 p.m.; ages 14-18 meet 5 to 6 p.m. Members $10, non-members $30.

■ Volleyball will start March 19.

Ages 11-13 meet 4 to 5 p.m.; ages 14-18 meet 5 to 6 p.m. Members $10, non-members $30

Late registrations may be taken on an as-needed basis but will be subject to a late fee. Contact Rokania Downing at (859) 987-1395 or rdowning@parisbourbonymca.org.

Covered bridges

Historic Paris-Bourbon County will sponsor a presentation by author and lecturer Robert W. M. McLaughlin on Kentucky's covered bridges at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Hopewell Museum, 800 Pleasant Street in Paris. The Frankfort native will discuss the origins, history, design features and types of covered bridges. Artist Pat Rawlings will display some of her work featuring these structures. Admission is free, and light refreshments will be served. Call (859) 987-7274.

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