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8 things to do this weekend around the River City

Here are several fun things to do around the River City this weekend:

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1. Owensboro 10 Miler

The 46th annual Owensboro 10 Miler run will start and finish on the downtown riverfront. The race is one of the oldest in the commonwealth of Kentucky.

Where: Smothers Park | 199 W Veterans Blvd, Owensboro, KY 42303
When: Saturday, June 23, 7:00 am

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2. Another Chance For Animals Pet Fest

This family-friendly event raises funds for Another Chance For Animals. There will be plate lunches, an adoption event, and an auction.

Where: Bethel United Church of Christ | 3029 N Green River Rd, Evansville, Indiana 47715
When: Saturday, June 23, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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3. Annual Dazzling Daylilies Festival with Balloons Over The Garden

This week long event will kick off on Friday, June 22 and run through Saturday, June 30. There will be children’s activities, food, and music. There will also be chances to purchases a flight on a tethered hot air balloon.

Where: Western Kentucky Botanical Garden | 25 Carter Rd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301


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4. POP Club Cooking Demo with Chef Adam

Chef Adam will be cooking at the Newburgh Farmers Market. Kids will learn how to make their own veggie kabobs.

Where: Historic Newburgh Farmers Market | 1 E Water St, Newburgh, Indiana 47630
When: Saturday, June 23, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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5. Movie Night in the Park | Mrs. Doubtfire

The Franklin Street Events Association is hosting movie night in the park. This week’s film is the classic Mrs. Doubtfire. Bring chairs and blankets. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Where: Franklin Street Events Association | 1331 W Franklin St, Evansville, Indiana 47712
When: Saturday, June 23, 8:15 pm – 10:15 pm

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6. Cocktails & Conversation about e!

Over cocktails, learn more about the branding and meaning behind e is for everyone.

Where: Bokeh Lounge | 1007 Parrett St, Evansville, Indiana 47713
When: Friday, June 22, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

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7. Civil War and the School of the Soldier

This is an opportunity for children to learn more about the Civil War. For kids ages 5-12 years old.

Where: Willard Library of Evansville, Indiana
When: Friday, June 22, 10:00 am – 11:00 am


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8. Be Still Yoga - A meditative Experience

This yoga is meant to be a time of breathing, relaxing, and focusing. After each session, yoga-ers can get a non-alcoholic beverage and hang with the kitties.

Where: River Kitty Cat Café | 226 Main St, Evansville, Indiana 47708
When: Sunday, June 24, 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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