Weekend Family Fun Events Guide

Enjoy some family fun this week with the Events Guide!  Find all the activities and events for families and kids in Lexington and Central KY.  

These are my TOP PICKS!!  There are lots more on the Events Calendar!!

Remember some may be canceled due to weather or require registration.  Click each link for more information


*Reminder – NO Regular Storytimes at Lexington Public Libraries in August

Friday, August 23, 2019

Raptor on Display at Salato Wildlife Education Center 9 am – 10:30 am,  Bison Training at 1:30 pm

Science Fridays in the Planetarium at The Living Arts and Science Center 10 am, 2 pm & 6 pm

Family Movies at the Central Library 10:00am to 6:00pm  FREE

Boredom Busters at the Central Library 10:00am to 4:00pm FREE

Leapin Littles at the Explorium 10:30 am

Hayrides at Shaker Village 11:30 am

The Dog Days of Summer at the Beaumont Branch 3:00pm to 4:00pm FREE

Gardenside at Sunset (Music, activities for kids, food for purchase)  6 pm – 10 pm FREE

Fountain Films on Friday at Triangle Park “Secretariat” 9 pm FREE


Saturday, August 24, 2019

Discovery Saturday at The Living Arts and Science Center 10 am – 2 pm

Build a Star Wars-themed Lightsaber at the Central Library 10:00am to 12:00pm Registration Required FREE

DIY Wand Making at the Tates Creek Branch 10:00am to 12:00pm  FREE

Black Bear Enrichment at Salato Wildlife Education Center 11 am

Super Saturday at the Explorium 11 am

Storytime and Activities Featuring Dog Breath and Where’s Waldo at Barnes and Noble 11 am FREE

K-5 Play + Create: Lego Challenge at the Eastside Branch 2:00pm to 4:00pm  FREE

Teen/tween VR Gaming Party at the Tates Creek Branch 3:00pm to 4:00pm  FREE

Music on the Lawn at Shaker Village 6:30 – 9:30 pm


Sunday, August 25, 2019

Baby and Me Storytime at Joseph Beth 11:30 am  FREE

Storytime and Activities Featuring ABCs of Biology at Barnes and Noble 11 am FREE

Ice Cream Social at McConnell Springs 1 – 3 pm FREE