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Aug 20 2017

Sunday, August 20

Lexington Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 348 Southland Dr. Info: www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Baby & Me. 11:30 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Lexington Convention Center: Kentokyocon 2017. Lexington’s premier anime convention. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. One and three day passes available. Children 10 & under admitted free with parent. 430 W. Vine St. Info: www.kentokyocon.com.

F Woodland Art Fair: More than 200 artists’ booths, music, a community art project and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Woodland Park. Info: 288-2925.

Kentucky Children’s Garden: What’s In Bloom Hike. 1 & 3 p.m. Admission $3 per person. UK Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Info: 257-6955.

F Div. of Parks & Rec: Ice Cream Social. A scavenger hunt, fossil dig, face painting and ice cream. 2-4 p.m. Free. McConnell Springs. Info: 225-4073.

F Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society: India Day. A showcase of Indian entertainment with classical, traditional & Bollywood professional performances, Indian food vendors, fashion jewelry stalls and hands on activities. 3-8 p.m. Free admission. Moondance Amphitheater at Beaumont Center Circle. Info: (917) 288-7213.

F Lexington Public Library: Village Branch: Lexington Area YoYo Club. For all skill levels. 1-3 p.m. Ages 10 & up. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Aug 20 2017
End: Aug 20 2017
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Aug 21 2017

Monday, August 21

Explorium: No School Camp. Ages 3 years through fifth grade. Camp theme is Dino Mania. Registration required and available online at www.explorium.com. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

F The Living Arts & Science Center: Eclipse Day Celebration, with hands-on activities and a live NASA feed tracking the eclipse throughout the country in the Planetarium. Activities begin at noon, with an outdoor viewing of the eclipse from 2-3 p.m. The event is free with free eclipse glasses for the first 300 visitors. Glasses will be available for $1 at the LASC gift shop. Children 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Please call to reserve space for small groups. 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Info: 252-5222

UK Arboretum: Solar Eclipse Celebration. Experience the first solar eclipse to cross the entire U.S. since 1918. 1-4 p.m. Suggested donation of $2. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. The lawn outside the Arboretum Visitor Center. Info: 257-6955.

F Div. of Parks & Rec: Solar Eclipse Viewing. Three locations will be open to the public to enjoy the view: McConnell Springs, Raven Run and Thoroughbred Park. Complimentary glasses will be provided at all sites to make it safe to watch. Thoroughbred Park in downtown Lexington will also have food and drink specials from vendors and the Park & Play van for kids. Info: 288-2931.

F Kentucky Horse Park: Run/Walk Club. Local food trucks, music, vendors, yoga and horse meet-and-greets. Participants can choose between a 2-mile loop and a 3.5-mile loop around the park. 5-8 p.m. Horse Park Visitor Center. Info: 255-5727.

The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East: Baby Steps, a class to help parents feel more secure taking care of a newborn. 6-9:30 p.m. $20 per couple. Registration required. Recommended for third trimester. 170 N. Eagle Creek Dr., First Floor. Info: 967-2229 or register at www.kentuckyonehealth.org/baby.

Baby Moon: Prenatal Yoga. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. $14 a class or class packages available. 2891 Richmond Rd. Info: www.babymoonlex.com.

F Jessamine County Public Library: Audio Recording Basics. 6-8 p.m. 600 S. Main St. Nicholasville. Info: (859) 885-3523.

F Div. of Parks & Rec: Southland Jamboree. Free bluegrass music concert. 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket. Moondance Amphitheater. Info: 425-2349.

F Lexington Public Library: Beaumont Branch: Solar Eclipse Drop-in Viewing. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For all ages. Central Branch: Babies Get Down(town) storytime. 10-10:30 a.m. Ages 2 & under. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Aug 21 2017
End: Aug 21 2017
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Aug 22 2017

Tuesday, August 22

Lexington Farmers Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. 400 W. Maxwell St. Info: www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com.

Explorium: Baby Explorers, “Bubble Wrap Run.” 10:30-11 a.m. Ages 9 months to 2 years. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

F J’s Place: Toddler Time. Story time and crafts. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. For all kids. 101 S. Main St. Nicholasville. Info: (859) 887-0052.

Waveland Museum: Tea Tuesdays. Tea and food served by period-dressed interpreters and a tour of the Waveland Mansion. 2-3:30 p.m. $30 per person. Reservation required. 225 Waveland Museum Lane. Info: 272-3611.

Baptist Health: Grandparenting for Baby Boomers and Beyond. 2-4 p.m. Registration required.  Baptist HealthwoRx Fitness and Wellness Center, 161 Lexington Green Circle. Prenatal Yoga. 5:30 p.m. $35 for 5 classes. Baptist HealthwoRx Fitness and Wellness Center, 161 Lexington Green Circle. Info: 260-6357. Pediatric CPR. 6:15-9 p.m. $30 per person, $15 for each additional registrant. Registration required. 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Info: 260-6357.

Bluegrass Farmers Market: 2-5 p.m. Liquor Barn, Hamburg Pavilion. Info: www.bluegrassfarmersmarket.org.

Lex-Fayette County Health Dept: Health Chats about Diabetes. 4-5:15 p.m. Free. Nathaniel Mission Free Clinic, 1109 Versailles Rd. Info: 288-2446.

The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East: 4-Week Childbirth Education Series. 6-9 p.m. $40 per couple. Recommended for 28-30 weeks gestation. Registration required. 170 N. Eagle Creek Dr., First Floor. Info: 967-2229 or register at www.kentuckyonehealth.org/baby.

F Div. of Parks & Rec: Big Band & Jazz. Free concert series. 7-8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket. Ecton Park. Info: 288-2927.

Paris-Bourbon County YMCA: New sessions of swim lessons begin. Visit website for details. 917 Main St., Paris. Info: www.parisbourbonymca.org.

F Lexington Public Library: Northside Branch: iMovie Basics. 6-8 p.m. Registration required. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Aug 22 2017
End: Aug 22 2017
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Aug 23 2017

Wednesday, August 23

F Barnes & Noble: Children’s Storytime. 10 a.m. 1932 Pavilion Way. Info: 543-8518.

Explorium: SMASH Club, “Tangram Tango.” 10:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Kentucky Children’s Garden: Plant Parts Sorting. 10:30 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Admission $3 per person. UK Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Info: 257-6955.

Div. of Parks & Rec: Kiddie Kapers Dance Company Registration opens. Online and walk-in registration begins at noon. $175, includes costume. Ages 3-18. Classes begin in September. Tates Creek Recreation Center, Artworks at the Carver School. Info: 425-2057. Artworks at the Carver School class registration. Classes for adults and children in dance, archery, martial arts, pottery, drumming, woodworking and more. Registration opens at noon. Info: 425-2057.

Lex-Fayette County Health Dept: Gestational Diabetes Class. 1-2 p.m. For pregnant women diagnosed with gestational diabetes. 1-2 p.m. PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Rd. Info: 288-2446.

F Jessamine County Public Library: Exercise with Ease. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 600 S. Main St. Nicholasville. Info: (859) 885-3523.

Alzheimer’s Association: Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers- Middle Stage. 1-4 p.m. Registration required. Tates Creek Library, 3628 Walden Dr. Info: (800) 272-3900.

Baptist Health Lexington: Breastfeeding 101. 6-8 p.m. Free. Registration required. 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Info: 260-6357.

Paris-Bourbon County YMCA: New sessions of swim lessons begin. Visit website for details. 917 Main St., Paris. Info: www.parisbourbonymca.org.

Kentucky Horse Park: KHJA Horse Show. Aug. 23-27. Info: www.kentuckyhorseshows.com.

F Lexington Public Library: Central Branch: The Young and the Restless storytime. 10-10:30 a.m. Ages 2-3. Eastside Branch: Wednesday Quilting Friends. All skill levels welcome. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Village Branch: Recess. Games and activity time. 4-5 p.m. For all kids. Teen Space. Games, videos, books and hanging out. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Grades 6-12. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Aug 23 2017
End: Aug 23 2017
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Aug 24 2017

Thursday, August 24

Lexington Farmers Market: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. 400 W. Maxwell St. Info: www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com.

Legacy All Sports: Lunch Bunch Preschool Open Gym. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 3-5, must be potty-trained. $15 per child, bring a lunch. 261 Ruccio Way #105. Info: 977-8862 or www.legacyallsports.com.

Explorium: Mini Da Vinci’s, “Water Bead Wonders.” 10:30-11 a.m. Ages 2-4. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. Baby & Me. 11 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Kentucky Children’s Garden: Where Does It Grow? 10:30 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Admission $3 per person. UK Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Info: 257-6955.

Bluegrass Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m. Azur at Beaumont Centre. Info: www.bluegrassfarmersmarket.org.

Fayette County Diabetes Coalition: Open meeting for anyone concerned about diabetes. 1-2 p.m. Lucky’s Market Community Room, 1030 S. Broadway. Info: 288-2347.

Baptist Health: Prenatal Yoga. 5:30 p.m. $35 for 5 classes. Baptist HealthwoRx Fitness and Wellness Center, 161 Lexington Green Circle. Info: 260-6357. Great Expectations. 3-week childbirth education class. 6:15-8:45 p.m. Free. Registration required. 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Info: 260-6357.

Alzheimer’s Association: Ask the Experts. A program covering Alzheimer’s and dementia questions. 6-7:30 p.m. Registration required. 2808 Palumbo Dr. Info: (800) 272-3900.

Paris-Bourbon County YMCA: New sessions of swim lessons begin. Visit website for details. 917 Main St., Paris. Info: www.parisbourbonymca.org.

Start: Aug 24 2017
End: Aug 24 2017
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Lexington, KY, United States

Aug 25 2017

Friday, August 25

Legacy All Sports: Lunch Bunch Preschool Open Gym. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 3-5, must be potty-trained. $15 per child, bring a lunch. 261 Ruccio Way #105. Info: 977-8862 or www.legacyallsports.com.

Explorium: Leapin’ Littles, “Vision Stimulator.” 10:30-11 a.m. Ages 2-5. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

Kentucky Children’s Garden: Story Time: “Tops and Bottoms.” 10:30 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Admission $3 per person. UK Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Info: 257-6955.

Paris-Bourbon County YMCA: Free Family Flicks. Games at 6:30 p.m., movie starts at 7 p.m. An adult must remain with children during the movie. Popcorn provided. 917 Main St., Paris. Info: www.parisbourbonymca.org.

F Div. of Parks & Rec: Summer Nights in Suburbia. Live music concert series. Free. Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket. 7-9 p.m. Moondance Amphitheater. Info: 425-2349.

Start: Aug 25 2017
End: Aug 25 2017
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Aug 26 2017

Saturday, August 26

Lexington Farmers Market: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. 241 W. Main Street. Info: www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com.

Baby Moon: Prenatal Yoga class. 9-10:15 a.m. For all stages of pregnancy. No experience required. BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Yoga. 10:30-11:20 a.m. For moms and newborns until crawling. Drop-ins welcome, class packages available. 2891 Richmond Rd. Info: www.babymoonlex.com.

Living Arts & Science Center: Discovery Saturday. Planetarium shows, art exhibits, Maker Space activities and family workshops. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Info: 252-5222 or www.lasclex.org.

Images Model & Talent Agency: Model & Talent Search. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call for appointment time. 2401 Regency Road, Suite 303. Info: 273-2301.

Div. of Parks & Rec: Bluegrass Archery Tournament Registration open. Aug. 7-25. 9 a.m. $5 per competition. Hisle Farm Park. Info: 225-4073. Little Explorers “Butterflies.” 10 a.m. Free. Registration required. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary. Info: 272-6105. Weekend Workout. 10 a.m. McConnell Springs. Info: 225-4073. Woodcarving Workshop “Walking Sticks.” 10 a.m. $10. For adults. Registration required. McConnell Springs. Info: 225-4073.

Explorium: Super Saturdays, “Bleeding Markers.” 11 a.m.-noon. Grades K-5. Imagination Station, “Make a Fossil.” 12:30-2 p.m. Grades K-5. General admission $8. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

Kentucky Children’s Garden: Sow It Saturdays. 10:30 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Admission $3 per person. UK Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Info: 257-6955.

F Barnes & Noble: “How to Get Your Teacher Ready” Storytime. 11 a.m. LEGO Boost Community Build. Noon. 1932 Pavilion Way. Info: 543-8518.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Kids Corner: The Case of the Missing Book. 11 a.m. Ages 3 & up. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Baptist Health: Great Expectations. All day, fast-track class specific to Baptist Health Lexington. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Registration required. 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Info: 260-6357.

Bluegrass Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Liquor Barn, Hamburg Pavilion and Azur at Beaumont Centre. Info: www.bluegrassfarmersmarket.org.

Legacy All Sports: Saturday Night Open Gym. 6-9 p.m. Ages 5 & up. $15 per participant. Preregistration recommended and accepted until 5 p.m. the day of. 261 Ruccio Way #105. Info: 977-8862 or www.legacyallsports.com.

Contra Dance: Beginner lesson at 7:30 p.m., dancing 8-11 p.m. $8 adults, $5 students and first-timers. Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St. Berea. Info: (859) 985-5501.

Paris-Bourbon County YMCA: New sessions of swim lessons begin. Visit website for details. 917 Main St., Paris. Info: www.parisbourbonymca.org.

F Lexington Public Library: Central Branch: Super Saturday Storytime. 11-11:30 a.m. For families. Eastside Branch: Saturday Drop-in Craft. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For all kids. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Aug 26 2017
End: Aug 26 2017
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Aug 27 2017

Sunday, August 27

Lexington Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 348 Southland Dr. Info: www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Baby & Me. 11:30 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Kentucky Children’s Garden: What’s In Bloom Hike. 1 & 3 p.m. Admission $3 per person. UK Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Info: 257-6955.

Touch A Truck: Children can get up close and climb in a variety of vehicles, including construction equipment, fire trucks, recycling trucks, a helicopter, crane and more. 1-5 p.m. $20 per car. Keeneland Entertainment Center. Info: 539-7137.

Baptist Health: Maternity Unit Tours. 4 & 5 p.m. Free. Registration required. 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Info: 260-6357.

Start: Aug 27 2017
End: Aug 27 2017
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