Lexington Salvation Army LemonAiD Days

LemonAiD Days supports local homeless children while empowering young people to make a positive difference in our community. By operating a LemonAiD stand during the month of July, kids raise money that supports children staying at The Salvation Army’s Emergency Homeless Shelter in Lexington. HOMELESSNESS IN THE BLUEGRASS Last year The Salvation Army was a […]

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FREE Summer Meals for FCPS Kids

Fayette County Schools has numerous school sites providing meals this summer as well as a few Lexington Public Library branches. Summer Feeding Schools Ignite Dates           (No Meal Service June 19th at any site) Classic Dates Meal Times Meal Times Northside Branch Library June 12 – July 28 (no meals 6/19 or […]

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Lexington Juneteenth Celebrations

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, occurs annually on June 19. It is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth’s commemoration is on the anniversary date of June 19, 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger led a force of soldiers to Galveston, Texas, to deliver General Order […]

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Vacation Bible School Listings

VBS Information is here!  Check out local Vacation Bible Schools in Central KY this summer.  Many are open for ages 3 or 4 through 5th grade.  Be sure to check specific birthday and age restrictions when you register. If you have a Bible School to add please email lexfun4kids@gmail.com Watch for more listings for Summer 2023 […]

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Paw Patrol LIVE! The Great Pirate Adventure

Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure.” This action-packed, music-filled production is based on the top-rated animated preschool series PAW Patrol, produced by Spin Master Entertainment and airing on Nickelodeon. Guests will see Ryder and his team of pups embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure. Do […]

Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club FREE Family Fun

The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation is proud to announce the return of the Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club May 29, 2023 through September 4, 2023! Meeting every Monday evening (with the exception of Monday, July 3rd) from 4:30-7:00 at the KHP Visitor Center, the Park welcomes the community to explore the grounds free of charge! […]

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Central KY Summer FUN GUIDE!

Enjoy Summer Fun in Lexington and Central KY with the Summer Fun Guide!  Links to all the best events, lists of Summer Movies, Summer Reading Programs, VBS listings and more! Summer Bucket List!  I love making forever memories with my kids and summer is a great time to do just that!  My Central Kentucky Summer […]

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FREE KY Fishing Weekend

Enjoy FREE Fishing Weekend in Kentucky!  June 3 – 4th – No fishing license is required in the state for all ages. Every year Kentucky offers free fishing days the first weekend in June (June 3-4, 2023). On free fishing days no license (including the Kentucky trout permit) is required of residents or non-residents to […]

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Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair *FREE Kid’s Ticket

The Bluegrass Fair Returns and Springs into Summer June 8-18th, 2023 The Lexington Lions Club proudly presents the 62nd annual Bluegrass Fair at Lexington’s Masterson Station Park for eleven fun-filled nights, showcasing an “all-new” entertainment line-up featuring Sea Lion Splash – which is an exciting, one of a kind traveling sea lion show and exhibit. This year’s fair […]

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Hats Off Day

Celebrating Kentucky’s Signature Industry – FREE Event! Hats Off to Kentucky’s Horse Industry Day is a celebration of the horse and its impact on the state of Kentucky. The day offers fun family activities including arts and crafts for children, horse and pony rides for children and adults, interactive educational booths and a thrilling equestrian […]

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Lexington Truck-a-Palooza

Truck-a-Palooza, the city’s annual touch-a-truck event, is back and will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023, between 10 a.m. and noon at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike. This event is open to all ages and is free to the public. There will be a pre-event sensory hour from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. designed to […]

Vacation Bible Schools

Check out local Vacation Bible Schools in Central KY this summer.  Many are open for ages 3 or 4 through 5th grade.  Be sure to check specific birthday and age restrictions when you register. If you have a Bible school to add please email lexfun4kids@gmail.com JUNE Rosemont Baptist Church, 556 Rosemont Garden, Lexington June 5 – […]

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Cuts and Curls

The annual Cuts & Curls event gives FCPS students of all ages a confident start to the school year with fresh haircuts and hairstyles, access to community resources, and support in navigating district resources and tools.  Save the date: Sunday, Aug. 14, 2023 For questions, please email Lindsay Mattingly in FCPS.

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Day Out with Thomas *Giveaway!

All Aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine, everyone’s favorite #1 blue engine is coming to town and bringing a colorful new spin to Day Out With Thomas events. For the first time ever Thomas & Friends will be celebrating the magic and beauty of color with Day Out With Thomas: The Color Tour. Every ticket includes an interactive train ride with a life–sized […]

Review of Jacobson Park Playground and Pedal Boats

Jacobson Park is a 216 acre park off Richmond Road just outside Man O War Blvd in Lexington. It’s a wonderful spot for all ages featuring a dog park, a lake perfect for fishing, pedal boats, a boat ramp, basketball courts, shelters and a newly redesigned playground for the kids! We recently headed out to […]

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