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ONE. Community. Family. Night

Paris Ky YMCA 917 Main St. Paris, Ky 40361
Bring your family and friends out as we celebrate family and community. Stay outside and play in the pool, or bring the little ones in to play on the inflatables. Enjoy free pizza, chips, popcorn, and drinks. We'll draw for prizes all night, but if you've got that competitive spirit you can try your hand at some of our games. And it's completely FREE!! Just show up

Daffodils 2nd Annual Color Fun Run/Walk

Daffodils Boutique Parking Lot 165 W. Court Street, Prestonsburg, KY
5K Color Fun Run/Walk
Benefiting Hospice of the Bluegrass
Entry Fee Until 8/30=$25
Race day=$35
Students 17 and under $15
Kids ages 6 and under FREE

Kindra at Daffodils at 606-886-0007 or by emial
Kim Boggs at Hospice at 606-437-3700 or by email

Montgomery County Fair

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014 5pm

Mount Sterling
Montgomery County Fair will begin July 28th and end August 2nd. Gate admission is $10, this will cover entertainment and midway. The entertainment is brought to you by Murray Brothers Shows
Saturday, July 26
Pre Teen Miss, Miss Teen, and Miss
Monday, July 28
FFA & Vo Ag divisions entered
Baby Show (Girls Night)
Goat Show
Large Car Demolition Derby
Tuesday, July 29
Baby Show (Boys Night)
Lamb Show
Small Car Demolition Derby
Wednesday, July 30
Tiny Miss and Mr. Pageant
Little Prince and Princess Pageant
Little Mr. and Miss Pageant
Truck Tug-O- War
Market Hog Show
Thursday, July 31
Beef Cattle Show
Mud Run
Friday, August 1
Gospel Night
Truck and Tractor Pull
Saturday, August 2
Kids in the Races
Truck and Tractor pull

Karen Cockrell


Keeneland, Lexington, KY
Family event. Children of all ages can climb on, climb in, see, touch, and safely explore over 25 vehicles that dig, haul, lift, rescue, crunch and honk! Also features area mascots, special performances, snack bar, face painting, games, craft vendors and a Silent Auction. $15 per vehicle (up to 7 occupants.) Proceeds benefit Child Development Center of the Bluegrass preschool, helping children with and without special needs achieve their maximum potential. 859-218-2322

Child Development Center of the Bluegrass, 859-218-2322, www.cdcbg,org

Double Saints Festival

3159 Newtown Pike, Georgetown, KY 40324
Attractions this year include a car cruise-in and car show, craft vendors, foods vendors for every taste, inflatables, kid’s games, pony rides, a petting zoo, a live auction, a $10,000 raffle, and much more! This is truly an event for the entire family. New this year, live entertainment - starting Friday (August 22nd) night, Bill Kelly, gospel singer and Elvis impersonator will perform. Then, on Saturday, we will be featuring Swing Street Band who were voted the Readers’ Choice Award, for both 2013 AND 2014, as the “Best Local Band.” Also on Saturday, the musical/comedy duo “Spittin’ Image” will perform. Finally, our featured band, Chris Leigh & the Broken Hearts Band will be performing from 7-9:00 PM. Chris was named “Who to Watch in 2013” by the Country Music Association. You may remember last year, Chris premiered one of his music videos “If You Make It to Heaven” at our own St. Francis de Sales Church – which was where it was also filmed!

Maggie McGuire
(502) 863-3404

7th Annual Healthy Fun Fair

National College Pikeville, KY
Come out and bring the whole family for a day of healthy fun. Children can enjoy carnival games, prizes, and balloons. The fair will offer educational resources and interactive screenings and will highlight ways to increase personal health and wellness, including: a mobile medical clinic, diagnostic exams, screenings for vision, glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure, all at no cost!
Don’t miss the fun and more. Admission is FREE. For more information contact the campus at (606) 478-7200. The Healthy Fun Fair will be held at the Pikeville Campus at 50 National College Boulevard, across from Deskins Motors North.

National College 606-478-7200

Beat the Heat Community Fun Day

Morning Pointe Lantern at 225 Ruccio Way, Lexington, KY 40503
Come Beat the Heat with us at this FREE community event. Grilled hamburgers and hot dogs for lunch, kids games, Soak n' Wet splash, face painting clown, hot dog eating contest and more! The winner of our hot dog eating contest will get a Kindle Fire HD!

Contact Amber Lakin for more details at or 859-554-0060

Amber Lakin at or 859-554-0060

Red Roots Concert benefiting Red Bird Mission

Kingsport, TN
Red Roots is a Christian Country group made up of 3 identical triplet sisters. Red Bird Mission will receive 40% of all tickets purchased with the discount code RED.

Christy Dickerson
606-598-3155 x2308
Tickets available at:
423-392-8414 or

Walk to End Lupus Now - Lexington

Keeneland in Lexington, KY
Registration is free and open to the public, with all proceeds directly used to fund research, provide support and educate the two million Americans and 24,000 Kentucky residents living with lupus.
For all participants, Walk to End Lupus Now® provides a family-friendly setting to enjoy live entertainment, participate in contests and games, and to soak in the beautiful scenery of Keeneland. For others, Walk to End Lupus Now® provides support and an opportunity to assist those living with lupus.

Shannon Neeley 859-771-3893

Shelby Railroad Reunion

Grace Baptist church, Shelbiana, Ky.
Reunion of employees and families of those who worked at the Shelby yard

Danetta Barker, 606-432-6247

3rd Annual Ride For Trooper Island

1618 Northgate Dr Richmond, KY 40475 (I-75 Exit 90 just behind Cracker Barrel)
3rd Annual Ride For Trooper Island With ALL NEW Family Fun Day! Fun For The Whole Family ALL DAY!

For More Details: 859-623-5900

Treat Dad to Father’s Day buffet at Azur Restaurant & Patio

Azur restaurant and patio Lexington, Ky
On Sunday, June 15, AZUR Restaurant & Patio welcome friends and family to join them for Father’s Day buffet special. For a vacation from the traditional enjoy the spacious patio and live music for dinner at AZUR, 3070 Lakecrest Circle, with offerings like grilled wagyu burgers and campfire-style shrimp. The buffet is available from 6 to 9 p.m. for $35 per person and $17.50 for children 12 years and younger. For more information or to make reservations, call (859) 296-1007.
The Father’s Day menus include:
AZUR Restaurant & Patio
Jamaican-style jerk chicken with papaya relish
Grilled wagyu burgers with smoked cheddar, BBQ glaze and fried green tomatoes on a pretzel roll
Grilled dark porter-soaked Andouille sausages with caramelized peppers and onions and spicy brown mustard
Campfire-style wild-caught gulf shrimp

Side dishes:
Quinoa slaw with cherries, pistachios and Bluegrass Farmers’ Market grilled vegetables
Potato salad with honey mustard and country ham
Relish with corn, jalapeño and cucumber
Pimento cheese grits soufflé
AZUR’s chopped salad

Rachel Goldenberg 859-296-1007 502-721-0335

Treat Dad to Father’s Day buffet at Brasabana

Brasabana Cuban Cuisine 841 Lane Allen Rd Lexington, Ky 40504
On Sunday, June 15, Brasabana welcome friends and family to join them for Father’s Day buffet special. For a vacation from the traditional, head to Brasabana, 841 Lane Allen Rd., for lunch with island cuisine like pineapple-ginger chicken and Cuban-style roasted pork. The buffet is available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $21.95 per person. For more information or to make reservations please call (859) 303-5573.
The Father’s Day menus include:

Pineapple-ginger glazed chicken
Spiced and crusted tilapia
Guajillo-rubbed prime rib
Cuban-style roasted pork

Side dishes:
Tropical quinoa with mango, red peppers and cucumbers
Papas bravas with chives and Swiss cheese
Crema de maíz with creamed corn, bacon and jalapeños
Pineapple guacamole and plantain chips
Moros y cristianos red beans and rice

Passion-cotta of vanilla panna cotta with passion fruit sauce and candied almonds

Rachel Goldenberg 502-721-0335 859-303-5573

Touched Twice Free Clinic

Roy F Collier Community Center, 387 E Main St, Inez, KY
Free Clinic offering medical and non-medical services; such as physicals, dental and eye exams, haircuts, spiritual counseling, prayer, food, music and entertainment.

Michael Shoemaker @ 606-298-7752

Bluegrass Flower and Vegetable Show

Masterson Station Park, Lexington, Ky
Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair is hosting the Bluegrass Flower and Vegetable Show. Everyone is encouraged to enter and attend the Bluegrass Flower and Vegetable Show an annual competition in July. The show is sponsored by the Fayette County Master Gardeners Association and the Lexington Council Garden Clubs. Come "Show What You Grow!" at the county fair! Ribbons and bragging rights will be awarded along with prizes, giveaways, and access to related exhibits. For entry guidelines and tips for preparing entries and how to enter, goto: or Fayette County Extension Office at 859-257-5582

Debra Weller , 859-257-5582


American Stillhouse, 526 Happy Hollow Rd. Clermont, KY 40110
Treat dad to something extra special this Father’s Day – a one-of-a-kind bourbonque at the Jim Beam® American Stillhouse! Hosted by Fred Noe, Jim Beam’s great-grandson and seventh generation master distiller, and his son, Freddie Noe, the Jim Beam® Bourbonque includes a V.I.P. tasting experience complete with bourbon-inspired fare from the family cookbook, samples of the world’s No. 1 selling bourbon whiskies and a guided distillery tour. Coupled with legendary Beam family stories, you’ll be sure to create a memory that lasts a lifetime. Tickets for this event are $50 each and can be purchased under the “Tours and Reservations” page at Space is limited, so purchase your tickets today!

Michael Kokoris
630 916 3035

Lucas Reunion

Elkhorn Creek Community Center
Family Reunion

Sharon Lucas Brewer

Father's Day Brunch at Maker's Mark Distillery

Maker’s Mark Distillery, 2250 Burkes Spring Road, Loretto, Kentucky
Celebrate Father’s Day in a new way his year: bring Dad to the historic Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Ky! Maker’s Mark is hosting a unique Father’s Day brunch where guests will be able to enjoy a bourbon-inspired brunch buffet and specialty cocktail bar. Two seating times are available, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (EST), and seating is limited. After brunch, guests will be taken on a VIP tour so they can experience the craft and quality of fine bourbon from start to finish. Tickets are $60 per person and all attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

Reservations are required and can be made online at

Roy Lee Wigginton
(270) 865-7235 Office

Conference on Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation

Tates Creek Christian Church, 3150 Tates Creek Rd Lexington
Conference on Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation.
Learn what to notice & how to respond.
Free conference and lunch for non-professionals.
Door prizes!

Registration required. Doors open at 8am.
Register on-line at or call 859-317-9361 or email

Vicki at 859-317-9361

Midway College Annual Ruth Slack Roach Easter Egg Hunt

Midway College Campus, 512 E. Stephens St., Midway, KY 40347
Come join us for this annual Midway College tradition! All events are free to the public. There will be an egg hunt, games, prizes, face painting, refreshments and more! All children 10 and under are invited to participate.

In case of rain, all activities will be moved inside.

For more information, please contact Jessica Combess at 859-846-5390.

Baker-Lucas Family Reunion

Dorton Community Park
Dinner and Family Reunion - Please bring a covered dish and drinks.

Reba B. Lucas 606-639-6354

Stidham Family & Friends Reunion

Home of Larry & Gail Hendrix, 291 Cutshin Rd, Wooton, KY
Potluck Meal & Swimming

Gail Hendrix
(606) 279-4804

Parsons Family Reunion

Parsons Branch, Big Mud off Route 979
Decendants of Isaac Parsons, meet, greet and eat together at cemetery pavalion.

Deana Parsons Porter

Ride The Ducks

One Aquarium Way Newport , KY 41071
Experience sightseeing from a Duck's eye view down the Ohio River and along city streets.
Tickets: Adult, $17. Child,$12. Under 2, Free
Combination Aquarium/Ride the Ducks tickets: Adult, $32. Child, $21. Under 2, Free.
Buy tickets at the Welcome Center kiosk on the Newport on the Levee Plaza in front of Newport Aquarium.

Newport Ride The Ducks

Newport Summer Family Hours

One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071
General Admission: Adult, $23. Child 2-12, $15. Under 2, Free.
Combination Aquarium/Ride the Ducks tickets: Adult, $32. Child, $21. Under 2, Free.
Annual Passes: Adults 13-64, $44. Child 2-12, $28. Adults 65+, $38. Under 2, Free.
SUMMER FAMILY HOURS ONLINE SPECIAL: Sunday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. through Aug. 31. Two free child admissions for every adult ticket. Available online only at

Newport Aquarium



ANN ELKINS 1 -606-637-6006

Clear Creek Cruise-In

Clear Creek Baptist Churck, 30 Pinckard Pike, Versailles, KY
Cruise-In to show off your car, truck or bike at the first Clear Creek Cruise-In. The event is free and no pre-registration is required. It's open to all makes and models. If you don’t have an entry, please come out to show your support and enjoy the great line-up! Hot dogs and sodas available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Clear Creek Baptist Church Children's and Youth Ministry Services.

For more information contact (859)967-6558 or (859)420-7613

Shiloh Baptist Church 12th Annual Family Fun Resource Fair

Shiloh Baptist Church, 237 E. Fifth Street, Lexington, KY 40508
The Shiloh Baptist Church 12th Annual Family Fun Resource Fair will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Come and enjoy free food, prizes, and fun. Free and open to the public. Fun for all ages. Call 859-252-5315 for more information.

Briggit Miller

Lunsford Family Reunion

DAV PARK in Keavy,Ky
Bring a covered dish and drinks.Come and have fun.

Connie at 606-215-1279.

Family Fun Day

Madison County Fair Grounds
BBQ Cook Off, corn hole tournament, Games and Inflatables, Antique Tractor Show, Car Show, Live Bands, Food and more

Kelly Fox 859-200-4710 or Lorena Webb 859-369-5058

Elkins Memorial and Dinner

Rockhouse Church of the Brethren Hatfield, KY
Annual Elkins Family Memorial Service

Debbie Collier 606-353-6901

71st Brewer's Memorial Reunion

Pigeonroost Bulan, Kentucky
Church upon the hill at the Cemetery Stand will begin at 12:00 with Dinner at 1:30 off the hill at the home place of Jim and Cindy Brewer.

Doris and Penny Brewer 606-378-5050



ANN ELKINS 1-606-637-6006 KRISTIE MAYNARD 606-639-1041


May 7, 2011 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

805 North Maple Street Winchester, KY
The ARTS & CRAFTS FOR A CURE FESTIVAL will be held at 805 North Maple Street in Winchester, Saturday, May 7, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The event will include fun for the entire family: Festival shopping, great food, drawings, live entertainment, and cruise-in for a cure. Bring your cars, trucks, and motorcycles. All vendor booth rental fees are 100% donated to the American Cancer Society!

Dawn Day