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Starting January 1st

Adopt-A-Grandparent pairs a Cambridge Place resident with a Girl Scout. Once a month the troop, as a whole, visits their grandparents and participates in activities such as games or arts and crafts. For more information, please contact Kara Ball at (859) 779-1632

March - December

Bluegrass Farmer's Market. At Azur Restaurant Thursdays from 3 PM until 6 PM and Saturdays from 9 AM until 2 PM. For more information, visit bluegrassfarmersmarket.org

April - October

Bluegrass Farmer's Market. At Liquor Barn Saturdays from 9 AM until 2 PM and Tuesdays 3 PM until 6 PM. For more information, visit bluegrassfarmersmarket.org

June 1st - August 31st

Kentucky Blood Center, the community’s local blood bank providing blood for Kentucky patients, is asking Kentuckians to remember to give blood for Kentucky patients this summer. Anyone, 18 years and older, who registers to donate June 1 through Aug. 31 is automatically entered to win the Camry. Blood donors must be 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo I.D. and meet additional requirements. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at kybloodcenter.org.

August 1st - September 30th

Benchmark Family Services is preparing HUGS Bags to give to foster children to help alleviate the frightening transition from their homes into the home of a stranger. Each bag is filled with items like shampoo, a toothbrush, deodorant, or other personal care items the child may have left at home. In addition, the child will receive an age appropriate gift like a stuffed animal, coloring book, journal, blanket, or socks to show them that there are a lot of people who care about them. Benchmark is seeking help from the community to gather items to place in these bags to give to children. Urgently needed items: shampoo, soap/body wash, deodorant, toothbrushes, feminine hygiene products. Bring items to: Benchmark Family Services, 160 Burt Rd., Lexington, KY 40503 Or call: 859-260-1412 to arrange a pickup. For more information visit www.benchmarkfamilyservices.org or call 859-260-1412

August 24th

The PTA 5K 8-Week Training Program. Training is free with registration for the PTA 5K Race. Training begins week of August 24th. Training is Sundays at 4:00 North Y, Tuesdays at 6:15 Pleasant Ridge Park, and Thursdays at 6:30 Beaumont Y. For more information visit www.PTA5K.com

August 26th

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show is a Five day event ran by the American Kennel Club. Aug 26-30 8am-5pm Daily inside Alltech Arena at Kentucky Horse Park, LEX KY $5.00 For KHP Entry, $5.00 car load for dog show at Alltech. For more information, visit www.bluegrassclassicdogshows.org or call 859-312-7700

August 27th

Mary Todd Lincoln House “Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckley” Evening Tours Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 5pm, 6pm, and 7pm. $15 individualsl; $13 group rate (4+).  Call 859-233-9999 for reservations. For more information, vist www.mtlhouse.org

August 28th-30th

The Girl Project Performances. Downtown Arts Center August 28, 29, 30. The Girl Project is an arts-meets-activism initiative that engages young artists in social change by exploring the misrepresentation of girls and women in American media culture and our communities. The Girl Project performances are rated PG-13 due to the realities of the teenage experience. To learn more about the project and upcoming community events go to TheGirlProjectKY.org. Post-Show Panel Discussion: He Said/She Said: A Conversation about Young Femininity and Masculinity With guest experts Margaret McGladrey, Assistant Dean for Research, UK College of Public Health and Ed Morris, Associate Professor, University of Kentucky (UK) Department of Sociology

August 29th

Be a Superhero for Special Olympics. Get your team together and join ABC 36 & Texas Roadhouse for the Big Brown Truck Pull, Saturday, August 29. Teams take their turn to see who can pull a loaded UPS 18-wheeler 12 feet in the shortest time. Try your best and win prizes! For more information, visit soky.kintera.org

August 29th

Bluegrass Mystery Theatre's Show "Murder on the High Seas" is August 29th on My Old Kentucky Dinner Train and August 30th at Columbia's. For more information, visit www.bluegrassmysterytheatre.com

August 30th

Bluegrass Mystery Theatre's Show "Murder on the High Seas" is August 30th at Columbia's. For more information, visit www.bluegrassmysterytheatre.com

August 30th

Sunday Night Live Clean Comedy Show! Sunday, Aug. 30th @6pm Total Grace Church, 1313 N. Limestone St. Tickets $15 advance/$20 Door. For more infomation, call 859-270-4075

August 30th

One Community Family Night August 30th at 6:30-8:30 At Paris YMCA Hosted by Bedford Acres Christian Church. For more information, visit www.bedfordacres.com or call 859-987-4591

August 31st - November 21st

Girls on the Run Central Kentucky Fall registration kicks off on 8/17. The GOTR fall season will begin the week of 8/31 and conclude with our GOTR 5K on 11/21 at Keeneland. We would like to discuss how girls can register for the program and how individuals can volunteer as coaches, etc. For more information visit www.gotrcentralky.org or call 859-268-4687

September 12th

The Doggie Paddle Woodland Aquatic Center on Saturday, Sept 12th 9-3:30pm benefiting the LHS animals and Friends of the Dog Park. For more information, visit AdoptLove.net or call 859-233-0044

September 20th

Peeryville School's 100th Anniversary Celebration. Sunday September 20th 2-5pm. Former students and staff, as well as present students, staff and families, will reminisce with their "old" friends, gaze at cherished mementos, and munch on light refreshments. Perryville Elementary School, 418 W. 4th Street, Perryville, KY 40468

September 24th

“Climate Change as a Moral Issue” A panel discussion co-sponsored by the Kentucky Student Environmental Council and St. Augustine's Chapel on September 24th at 7 PM. St. Augustine's Chapel is located at 472 Rose Street, Lexington KY. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/StAugustinesChapel

September 26th

Come join us as we walk to END Alzheimer’s through downtown Lexington! Register as an individual or as a team online at www.alz.org/walk. Please contact Lauren Ashley Pope at lapope@alz.org or (859) 266-5283 for additional information. Starting line at Fayette County Courthouse. Registration 9am, Walk 10am. For more info visit  Act.alz.org/Lexington

October 2nd

Lyric 5 Year Anniversary Celebration tickets on the sale, revealing performers of the evening, find the Lyric out in the community. For more information, visit lexingtonlyric.com or call (859)280-2201 for the main line or (859) 280-2218 for the box office

October 6th

Recycle the Runway, a unique fashion show, silent auction and luncheon where local designers unveil runway-ready fashions made out of “unsuitable” garments, returns to The Grand Reserve on October 6. Recycle the Runway kicks off at 11:30am at The Grand Reserve. For more information, visit lexington.dressforsuccess.org

January 1st - June 10th

Nominate your favorite high school teacher and they could be featured on ABC36! Enter Here!

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