The Autism Society of the Bluegrass is holding its annual Bluegrass Autism Walk on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2-5 p.m. at Whitaker Bank Ballpark, north of downtown.
Proceeds will be used for education, advocacy and support for Central Kentuckians on the autism spectrum and their families, caregivers and the professionals who work with them.
Walkers can check in at Whitaker Bank Ballpark, 207 Legends Lane at 2 p.m. The walk begins at 3 p.m.
Activities will include vendors, a silent auction, entertainment, activities for children and food.
Pre-registration online or by mail is $20 per adult, $10 per child. On-site registration will be $5 more.
T-shirts will be provided for preregistered participants, while supplies last. To guarantee a T-shirt, pre-register by Monday, Sept. 14.
To volunteer, contact moc.liamg@yksnoitatcepxetaerg. Info: www.ezeventsolutions.com/fr/ASBG/2015walk
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Fayette County Courthouse in downtown Lexington. Participants will complete a 1-mile walk and learn about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association. Funds raised will help provide essential services to the families effected by Alzheimer’s. Info: alz.org/walk.
Lexington Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk – Saturday, Sept. 12 at Coldstream Park, 1850 Pisacano Drive. The 5K run/walk and 1-mile walk will be the main focus of this enlivening day, highlighted by a pre-race rally and a closing rally. Check in starts at 7:30 a.m. First race begins at 9 a.m. All proceeds will support Free to Breathe, a nonprofit lung cancer research and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring surviving lung cancer is the expectation, not the exception. Register online by Sept. 8 at freetobreathe.org. Info: freetobreathe.org. Y