Music@BCM: Sgt. Pepper Spray
June 21, 6-9 p.m.
The Sgt. Pepper Spray Band will rock your world Thursday, June 21, at the Behringer-Crawford Museum amphitheater in Covington’s beautiful Devou Park. This energetic four-piece group will perform music made popular by the Beatles, Tom Petty, Van Morrison and others. BCM’s own excellent sound engineer, Rob Currens, will assume a different role as he takes the stage as Sgt. Pepper Spray’s drummer. Rob has been a Beatles fan since 1963. Joining Currens will be former bandmate and bass player Todd Butler. “We used to play all over Short Vine with a group called ‘Tails Out,’” Currens said. Lead singer and guitarist Wayne DeVault and lead guitarist Pete McCann round out the group.
Brown Bag Luncheon: Northern KY's Rapidly Changing Landscape with Jacob Bartley
Thursday, June 21, Noon-1:30 p.m.
Learn about the native and invasive plants of the Northern Kentucky region. Jacob Bartley, owner of Plum Hill Ecological Services, will discuss the importance of native plants, habitat restoration and preserving our regional natural heritage. The lunch and presentation will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the BCM Education Center. Bring your own brown bag lunch. Drinks and desserts are on us! Cost: $3 for BCM members; $10 for future BCM members. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
The Great Outdoors
Now Open Through October 1
Our newest exhibit is a salute to all of those exhilarating activities that we enjoy outside the confines of our homes, schools and offices. Whether we're strolling through the park or running a marathon, paddling a canoe or deep-sea fishing, outdoor activities clear our minds and provide a relaxing escape from day-to-day routines.
Tom Bluemlein American Impressionist
June 10-July 29
Finding inspiration in nature in all of its forms, similar to Claude Monet, Bluemlein captures what a camera cannot. His landscape, waterscape and still life oil paintings are apt counterpoints to "The Great Outdoors" exhibit, also opening Sunday.
Meet the artist and view his work at the opening reception from 2 to 4 p.m. The Bluemlein exhibit runs through July 29.
Mrs. White's Kindergarten
NOW ON EXHIBIT
When Kentucky suspended the public kindergarten system in 1959, Betty White bridged the educational gap, teaching 450 children in her Fort Wright home over a span of 19 years.