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PumpkinMania at Transylvania

Transylvania University’s PumpkinMania, a fall festival and pumpkin-carving event and display, is back in person for 2021. In its 11th year, the annual event will feature a new partnership with Black Soil. UPDATE 10/11/21! No Trick or Treating or a special lighting this year. These events had been planned initially but organizers have made adjustments […]

Fall Fun Guide Lex Fun 4 Kids

Top Picks for Fall Fun for Kids

Fall is coming and it’s a great time to plan some family fun!  The Bluegrass has so much to offer year round but fall is a great time to check out some special events and places that offer wonderful fall fun. Be watching for 2021 dates as they are announced!  Many events may not be […]

Valley Park Playground Profile

Playground Profile: Valley Park

Lexington features a number of unique parks and Valley Park has so many neat things that make it special! Valley Park is located off Versailles Road just inside New Circle Road.  This is a wonderful spot that is host to many awesome events held throughout the year by Partners for Youth and other community groups.  […]

Pandemic Food Relief (P-EBT) Extended!!

The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program is a financial resource for families with students who lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to COVID-19. P-EBT provides households an EBT card with funds to spend on food at home for students.  Update August 26, 2021 This week, Summer EBT goes out – $375 […]

Belleau Wood Park Profile

Playground Profile: Belleau Woods Park

A day at the playground is a perfect way to get outdoors, enjoy being active, and have fun as a family or with friends!   Belleau Woods Park in south Lexington is a hidden gem with tons of space to explore as well as playground equipment for older and younger kids.  Check out all the features […]

Kentucky Football Fan Day

Kick off the 2021 University of Kentucky Football season with Fan Day!   Saturday, August 7th, 2021 The schedule has been set for Kentucky Football Fan Day, presented by Big O Tires, which will take place on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021. The popular annual event will consist of an open practice inside Kroger Field, beginning at […]

Manners fall break

Fall Break Manners at the Farm Camp

Join Southern Hospitality & Etiquette for two fun mornings at the farm! This unique experience combines farm fun and etiquette for kids Kindergarten – 4th grades. Thursday & Friday October 7th-8th, 2021 9:00am-12:00pm Registration opens August 1st! Children will begin their mornings collecting duck eggs and feeding the “girls”.   After, they will enjoy a sit […]

Back to School Guide

Lex Fun 4 Kids Back to School Guide

Whether it’s back to school, school registration, tutoring, private school information, or one of many other school related topics Lex Fun 4 Kids has a guide to help you along!   It’s time for Back to School in Central KY and there is a lot to do to get ready for the coming school year. School […]

10+ Back to School Tips from Teachers

It’s Back to School time and there are so many things to think about to get ready!  It can be overwhelming, especially for new kindergarten families, transitioning from elementary to middle, or starting high school for the first time.  From school supply shopping to schedules and buses there so many things to think about as […]

FCPS School Bus Route Finder

Where is your child’s bus stop?  This is one of those most important questions as we head back to school.  You can find your child’s bus stop and bus number for the morning or afternoon using the bus finder.   Click HERE to head straight to the Bus Finder. You can also find instructions on how […]

Carnival

Lyric Theatre Back to School Carnival

The Lyric Theatre and the William Wells Brown Neighborhood Association annual back to school carnival is backpack again! The Lyric Theatre and the William Wells Brown Neighborhood Association are partnering to bring backpacks and school supplies to children of families in need. To protect our youth and the educators who teach them, we will have […]

KidsFest Richmond

Richmond KidsFest

The 2021 KidsFest is ready to return to Irvine-McDowell Park after having to cancel last year’s event.  Enjoy great family fun activities all day for FREE! Saturday, September 11th, from 11am to 5pm at Irvine McDowell Park.   More details about all the fun will be posted closer to the event. Festivities Included:Stage ActsInflatablesGames & […]

School Calendars

Central KY Public School Calendars

Planning for the upcoming school year is always key to a successful year.  Learning start dates, vacations, holidays and more is important as you get ready for the start of school and plan doctor appointments, dentist visits, and vacations. Lex Fun 4 Kids has linked calendars for area schools below.  Keep in mind calendars are […]

Pandemic Food Relief Funds (P-EBT) EXTENDED!

The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program is a financial resource for families with students who lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to COVID-19. P-EBT provides households an EBT card with funds to spend on food at home for students.  Update July 2021 Information on the USDA website details Kentucky’s plan for […]

Education Resources

Are you looking for ways to supplement your child’s classroom instruction, provide tutoring or additional support for learning, or challenge them with new teaching?  The Lex Fun 4 Kids Educational Resources Guide will give you tools you need to help your child as they learn and grow! Tutoring Best Brains Carnegie Center for Literacy and […]

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