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The March Documentary Screening

Midway College Duthie Autidorium
Documentary Screening of “The March”
A PBS film narrated by Denzel Washington.
‘The March’ is the story of discrimination, defiance and victory told by the people who made it happen and whose lives it changed forever.
There will be a musical performance by the Midway College Chorale before the screening.
Free and open to the public.

Ellen Gregory

Finding Affordable Health Care and Prescriptions

BSACAP’s service office at 60 Court Street, Allen
Paula Preston-Meek with the HomePlace Clinic and Kathy Hamilton with Kentucky Homeplace will be the guest speakers at this free workshop.

Wendy Bolen,, (606) 874-3595

Job Hunting 101

in BSACAP’s service office at 478 Town Mountain Road, Pikeville.
Career Advisor Jennifer Hampton will be the guest speaker at this free workshop.

Dawn Stephens,, (606) 432-2775

"Now Showing in 3-D" Artwork by Ronald D. Gosses

Gateway Regional Arts Center 101 East Main Street, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
The Gateway Regional Arts Center presents an exhibit entitled "Now Showing: In 3-D" by International Artist Ronald D. Gosses. An Opening Reception will take place Friday, August 2, 4:30 - 7:00 PM in the Arts Center Gallery located at 101 East Main Street in Mt. Sterling. A Gallery Talk by the artist will take place at 5:30 PM. Free! The exhibit will be on display through August 30, 2013. For more information please call: 859.498.6264.

Cay Lane

Bluegrass Heritage Museum 2nd Thursday Program

Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St., Winchester, KY
Carol Jarboe will portray the Irish indentured servant, "Maggie Delaney". All programs are free.

Sandra Stults

Healthy Fun Fair

National College Pikeville Campus
Free health screenings will be offered including vision, skin damage,blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol. Admission to the fair is free, and games, prizes, and food will be available free of charge as well.

Tammy Riley, Campus Director
50 National College Blvd.
Pikeville, KY 41501

Worship led by Phil Stacey

Jun 2, 2013 10:00 A.M.

Stinnett Gap Church go God, Stinnett, KY
Phil Stacey, top 5 finalist from Season 6 of American Idol, will be leading worship. Free to public!

Robert Spurlock, Pastor

"Puppy 101" free class!

May 22, 2013 6:15 P.M.-7:15 P.M.

Scott County Humane Society Center, 751 Slone Drive, Georgetown, KY 40324
Puppydom is fun and challenging! Learn the Do's and Don't in "Puppy 101" a free class presented by Scott County Humane Society and The Pedigree

Foundation. Class is taught by certified trainer, Lisa Hollander of DogGone Proud. Sorry - no pets permitted at this class. Open to the public. For more

information about our "Luv 'em Fix 'em Keep 'em weekly classes and dog training, call 502-863-3279 or email

Julia Meister-Musgrave, (502)863-3279,

Get a Move On! Get Active and Get Healthy!

May 8, 2013 10:00 A.M.

Magoffin County Community Center, Salyersville
Magoffin County Extension Agent Amanda Howard will be the guest speaker at this free workshop sponsored by Big Sandy Area Community Action Program.

Teresa Lykins
(606) 349-2217

Keeping Our Youth on the Right Path

May 2, 2013 5:30 P.M.

Hal Rogers Forum
A Free Event for parents, grandparents, teachers and concerned citizens. There will be speakers on topics such as drug abuse, how to talk to your child about dating and relationships, victim advocacy, etc. We will have free food and doorprizes including an I-Pad 2! Presented by the KY River Health Department, Perry County Schools, Hazard Independent Schools, Perry Co. Fiscal Court, the City of Hazard, and the KY Rural Cancer Prevention Center.

Alana Combs (606)436-2196

Sony/ATV's "Guitars and Bars"

May 8, 2013 7:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.

Tin Roof Lexington
The Sony/ATV “Nashville Guitars and Bars” free, monthly music event returns to the Tin Roof (303 S. Limestone) in Lexington, KY on Wednesday, May 8 with singer/songwriter Jacob Powell performing at 7:00 PM and Cheryl LuQuire taking the stage at 8:00 PM. Both artists will be available to meet their fans after the show. Powell and LuQuire are both signed to Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville, the world’s leading music publishing company.

Michelle Lorge, 615-321-3211

Block Party in Walkertown

Apr 14, 2013 1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.

Hazard Middle School
Pathfinders of Perry County invite you to join this free block party in Walkertown! Featuring zumba with Misty Bellis, a pet parade(bring your pets!), Ultimate frisbee, basketball, bicycle obstacle course, young children's activities like bubbles, hula hoops, sidewalk chalk, facepainting and more! A spring seed starting booth and other health booths will be set up. This event is catered and free to the public. Great door prizes will be given away.

Karyn Knecht

Rain Water Gardens at The Arboretum

May 14, 2013 10:00 A.M.

The Arboretum: 500 Alumni Dr Lexington, KY 40503
Rain Water Gardens

Speakers: Dr. Brad Lee, Plant and Soil Science
Dr. Rick Durham, Horticulture
Homeowners are becoming more aware of storm water management. Many are choosing to manage the runoff from their property with rain gardens, shallow depressions that effectively collect storm water and reduce localized flooding. Rain gardens can be integrated into the existing landscape or included in initial landscaping plans. To effectively manage storm water, rain gardens must be accurately sized and properly constructed. This presentation will demonstrate a method for sizing, designing, and selecting appropriate plant material for a rain garden. FREE. Pre-register at 859-257-6955

The Arboretum

Arbor Day at The Arboretum

Apr 27, 2013 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.

The Arboretum: 500 Alumni Dr Lexington, KY 40503
The Arboretum’s Arbor Day celebration is the best attended Arbor Day event in Kentucky. We hope you will join us in continuing this tradition on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 22nd annual Arbor Day celebration begins with a reading of the Arbor Day Proclamation by Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, followed by the planting of the Arbor Day tree, and the fun continues from there!

This year’s events will focus around the theme “Plant, Nurture, and Cherish.” Over 40 exhibitors and demonstrators will be on hand to offer expertise on planting and nurturing our trees and environment. Free tree seedlings will be available for you to take home.

Expect plenty of fun activities for children including a puppet show put on by the Lexington Public Library. The Kentucky Children’s Garden will be free and open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. so bring the whole family will

Arbor Day is the culminating event of “Party for the Planet” sponsored by KU during Earth Month. Kentucky Utilities (KU) is proud to be our presenting sponsor in addition to co-sponsors Lexmark International and Kentucky American Water. Support is also provided by the Lexington-Fayette County Environmental Commission, Big Beaver Tree Service, Keep Lexington Beautiful, and Community Tree Care.

The Arboretum

Recycling 101…Basics of Recycling in Lexington at The Arboretum

Apr 22, 2013 2:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M.

The Arboretum: 500 Alumni Dr Lexington, KY 40503
Recycling 101…Basics of Recycling in Lexington

Got questions, we got answers - everything you ever wanted to know about recycling in Lexington. FREE

The Arboretum

Spring Plant Sale at The Arboretum

Apr 20, 2013 9:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M.

The Arboretum: 500 Alumni Dr Lexington, KY 40503
Spring Plant Sale

If you are looking for special perennials, native plants, shrubs or peonies you won’t want to miss this sale. Great plants, good prices and advice will be available. These are selection that have been donated, divided or selected for our area. FREE

The Arboretum

Composting at Home at The Arboretum

Apr 16, 2013 6:00 P.M.

The Arboretum: 500 Alumni Dr Lexington, KY 40503
Composting at Home
Esther Moberly of LFUCG Waste Management will present a workshop on how to manage a home composting system including: how to build or install one, how to maintain it, how they work, the items that can and can’t be placed in a compost pile, and ways to use the end product. Participants who pre-register by calling 859-257-6955 will get a green Kitchen Compost Bin (Grubby). Free

The Arboretum

Care for the Rare Tree Walk at The Arboretum

Apr 12, 2013 2:00 P.M.

The Arboretum: 500 Alumni Dr Lexington, KY 40503
Care for the Rare Tree Walk
Join Curator of Native Plants Todd Rounsaville for a walk at The Arboretum featuring rare trees of Kentucky. They will provide information on characteristics of select trees and answer questions. Free.

The Arboretum

Rain Water Gardens at The Arboretum

May 15, 2013 4:00 P.M.

The Arboretum: 500 Alumni Dr Lexington, KY 40503
Rain Water Gardens

Speakers: Dr. Brad Lee, Plant and Soil Science
Dr. Rick Durham, Horticulture
Homeowners are becoming more aware of storm water management. Many are choosing to manage the runoff from their property with rain gardens, shallow depressions that effectively collect storm water and reduce localized flooding. Rain gardens can be integrated into the existing landscape or included in initial landscaping plans. To effectively manage storm water, rain gardens must be accurately sized and properly constructed. This presentation will demonstrate a method for sizing, designing, and selecting appropriate plant material for a rain garden. FREE

The Arboretum

FREE Gospel/Country Concert

May 18, 2013 6:00 P.M.

Mill Creek Stables, Mill Creek KY
Inspirational Country Music Artist, Verlan Brock will be performing for FREE at Mill Creek Stables on May 18th at 6PM. We will be selling lots of home cooked meals and fast food items. We are located approx. 6 miles outside of Pineville, KY on 221 at the right fork of Straight Creek.

Contact Nora Cox at 6063377185 or for directinos or more info.

Parkinson’s disease patient and caregiver information session

Apr 13, 2013 9:00 A.M.

Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital 2050 Versailles Road
Please join nationally recognized movement disorders
physicians as they discuss and answer your questions
regarding medical management, deep brain stimulation
and the future of Parkinson’s disease care. Physical,
occupational and speech therapy will be discussed by
rehabilitation experts.
Lunch will be served.
Registration begins at 9 a.m.
Program 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
This event is free, but please register by calling
1-800-333-8874 (toll free).


Apr 11, 2013 5:30 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

May Valley is one of ten schools in the state of KY to receive the Toyota Bornlearning Academy grant. This program will teach you how to turn everyday moments into learning opportunites this program is designed to help prepare your child for kindergarten. The meeting is held the 2nd Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:30. This meeting is for women that are pregnant and parents / caregivers that have a child or children up to 5 years of age. There is no cost to participate. Dinner is served at 5:30. We offer free child care and great door prizes.

TERESA CLAY, May Valley Family Resource Coordinator 285-0321 OR 285-0883

Bluegrass Heritage Museum 2nd Thursday Program

Mar 14, 2013 6:30 P.M.

Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St., Winchester, KY
Speaker will be H. Foster Pettit; he will discuss the history of THE JOHN HUNT MORGAN home.Program is free.

Sandra Stults, Director

Memorial of Death of Christ

Mar 26, 2013 7:30 P.M.

3500 Smithsboro Rd (Hwy 15) Sassafras KY
Free public talk to show appreciation for the Death of Jesus on the anniversary date of his death.

Phillip St. John

National Guard Deployment

Jan 5, 2013 7:00 A.M.

National Guard Armory Monticello Ky.
C-BATRY 1/623FA will be deployed to prepare to go to Jordan, everyone is invited to show your support for our troops as they leave.

Don Lair

Drive Through Bethlehem

Dec 8, 2012 6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.

South Elkhorn Christian Church 4343 Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY
South Elkhorn Christian Church is please to present our annual FREE gift to the community. This is a drive through Bethlehem featuring live actors and animals. Start or continue a fun family tradition by joining us.

Church Secretary, 859-223-1433

Bluegrass Heritage Museum 2nd Thursday Program

Dec 13, 2012 6:00 P.M.

Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St., Winchester, KY
Randolph Hollingsworth, U. K. professor and historian, will discuss the life of Mary Todd Lincoln.Program is free

Sandra Stults, Director

Winter Trade Days at the Fort

Nov 24, 2012 - Nov 25, 2012 9:00 A.M.

Fort Boonesborough State Park
Eighteenth century merchants and traders in period clothing set up shops in the cabins and blockhouses at the fort. All items for sale are typical of items available in the 18th century. Fort opens at 9 a.m. each day. This is a great opportunity to do shop for unique holiday gifts. There is no admission charge for this event.

Bill Farmer, 859-527-3131 ext. 216

"Fall Into A Good Book" Family Event

Nov 10, 2012 11:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

Floyd County Library in Prestonsburg
Free event for families with young children features book characters and readings with a Thanksgiving theme. Free books, activities, door prizes and snacks provided. Sponsered by the Floyd County Community Early Childhood Council

Connie Estep, 606-886-2354,

University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs' Distinguished Industry Lecture Series Presents Reed Kessler

Nov 15, 2012 6:30 P.M.

1100 South Limestone Street
Reed Kessler, the 18-year-old equestrian phenomenon who became the youngest competitor in the 2012 Summer Olympics equestrian field and the youngest U.S. Equestrian Team member in history to take part in the games, will speak at the University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs' Distinguished Industry Lecture Series Nov. 15. Sponsored by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, the event will take place at 6:30 p.m. EST in the Ag Science Building's Seay Auditorium on the UK campus. It is free and open to the public.

UK Ag. Equine Programs,

Another Evening of Music: A Benefit Concer for Juvenile Diabetes

Nov 9, 2012 7:00 P.M.

First Christian Church Somerset Ky
Another Evening of Music:
A Benefit Concert for Juvenile Diabetes

A free concert featuring:

"In Tune"
Jim Ashbrook, Patty Hash,
Dr. Sandy Schuldheisz and Josh Smith

November 9, 2012
7 p.m.
First Christian Church
Somerset, Kentucky

Come and enjoy an evening of Standards, Pop,
Broadway, Folk, Sacred and more!

Donations for Juvenile Diabetes will be accepted


Medtech Annual Family Fall Festival

Nov 2, 2012 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

Medtech College: Lexington Campus 1648 McGrathiana Parkway, Suite 200 Lexington 40511
Free food (BBQ and fried chicken), Free Health Screening, Cornhole Tournament, Karaoke, Face Painting and much more

This event is FUN, FREE and open to the public.

Jessica Spencer 859-410-2110

Medtech Career Fair

Nov 16, 2012 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.

Medtech College 1648 McGrathiana Pkwy Lexington, KY 40511
This Career Fair is free and open to the public; Businesses who would like to participate should contact Valerie Blakemore at

Valerie Blakemore
Director of Career Services

2nd Annual Fall Bazaar

Oct 27, 2012 11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.

FOP Lodge 1097 Duval Street Lexington,KY
The Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary will be hosting a Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 27th from 11 am to 3 pm. Many vendors will be there to help you get a start on your holiday shopping. This event is open to the public and free to attend. Chances will be sold on a basket containing something from each vendor in attendance. Please join us!

Mary Kay
Grace Adele
Stella & Dot
Pampered Chef
Custom made jewelry
Handmade crafts
and more

Laura Davis

Goal Ball

Oct 13, 2012 11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.

Duff Elementary
This event is open to the public, free of charge our goal is to bring awareness to the communities about childern and adults who are blind and or visually impaired. We will have give a ways and free food.

Verna Howell

Bluegrass Heritage Museum 2nd Thursday Program

Oct 11, 2012 6:00 P.M.

Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St., Winchester, KY
Harry Smith, of the Kentucky Humanities Council, will portray the War of 1812 Kentucky Militiaman, William Greathouse.
Program is free; refreshments

Sandra Stults, Executive Director

The Native Dawn

Oct 20, 2012 - Oct 21, 2012 9:00 A.M.

123 Township Square Lawrenceburg KY,40342
Two days filled with Native American flute playing, drumming,dancing and hand made arts and crafts for sale. This is a free event, with a free concert by the award winning group SunShadows. We will have Aztec,Apache, and Hoop dancing.

Fred Keams 502-600-0024 or Angie 502-600-1895

Public Screening of Award Winning Documentary “Hot Coffee” and Q&A with Director

Sep 20, 2012 3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.

Lexington Convention Center - Bluegrass Ballroom 1
Everyone has heard of the infamous McDonald’s coffee lawsuit. It is often cited as an example of the problems in our legal system, but is it a fair assessment? The award winning film Hot Coffee reveals what really happened to Stella Liebeck, the Albuquerque grandmother who spilled coffee on herself and sued McDonald’s, while exploring the media frenzy that ensued. The film’s director will take part in a Q & A session following the film. Free admission.

Amy Preher, (502) 339-8890

George Rogers Clark: A Revolutionary Hero

Sep 25, 2012 6:00 P.M.

Johnson County Public Library
The Kentucky Humanities Council presents Mel Hankla as " George Rogers Clark: Revolutionary War Hero". This speaker presentation is free and open to the public.

Christy Terry

Foster/Adoptive Parent Classes

Oct 2, 2012 - Oct 8, 2012 6:00 P.M.

Perry County Protection and Permanency Office
Free training on becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent.

Eddie Carmack (606)672-2313

Lead Like Jesus Workshop

Oct 27, 2012 8:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.

NorthEast Christian Church, 990 Starshoot Pkwy, Lexington, KY
People of faith and anyone else searching for a relevant and effective role model for their own day-to-day leadership will be challenged as never before to look at Jesus in a new and life-changing way. You will learn about the barriers to effective leadership and the power of the heart, head, hands, and habits of leading like Jesus.
The Lead Like Jesus workshop is for leaders, teachers, parents, and anyone else interested in taking their personal and corporate leadership skills to the next level! Register for this free event at

Fred Waggoner

2012 Museum Go Round

Oct 13, 2012 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

Triangle Park Downtown Lexington
Explorium of Lexington invites you to join us for free family fun and more!

Toddler Zone
Science Demonstrations

MGR 2012 is sponsored by:
Central Bank

Body Recall's Grandparents Day

Sep 9, 2012 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.

Berea City Park Shelter, 6 Pirate Way, Berea 40403
Event full of fun activities and events for families to SHARE. A fairway full of fun with photo booths, volley ball, cornhole, parachute, our Memory Mural, the Lexington Explorium and the Intergenerational Games. Plus music, kettle corn, and a resource corner for families. THIS IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Body Recall, 859/986-2181

Artful Neighborhood After School Art Enrichment

Sep 11, 2012 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.

Red Bird Mission School
Professional artists will offer fine arts classes for K-12 students. All classes are free.

Suzanne - 606-598-0520

Line Dancing

Aug 18, 2012 6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park campground
VFW Patriotic Dance Club will be teaching Line Dancing at 6pm with more dancing to follow from 7-9PM. Free to the Public. Located 5 miles from May Lodge.

Samantha Bailey

Group Sales

Jenny Wiley State Park

75 Theatre Court

Prestonsburg, Ky. 41653


Fax: (606) 889-1680

FREE Bluegrass Concert at Waveland State Historic Site

Aug 31, 2012 7:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.

Waveland State Historic Site
August 31 7-9PM Bluegrass concert featuring The Kentucky Tone Rangers, a local bluegrass band comprised of several talented musicians. This event will feature several vendors as well. Come enjoy an evening at the park with LIVE music.

Michelle Finch



606-886-2203 OR JEFFREY WELLS 606-874-7281

Free Veterans Legal Clinic

VFW post in Prestonsburg
The VFW post in Prestonsburg will be offering free veterans legal clinic on Thursday, May 31 from 1:00 - 5:00pm.


Light up the sky's for Jesus Jackson County's Indapendace day from Addiction

Jul 7, 2012 6:30 P.M.-11:00 P.M.

Jackson Co, Mckee Ball Park
There will be great Singing and fire work show to light up the sky's and its free.It will be a awesome night of Prayer Praise and worship for all ages. There will be plenty to eat and drink so hungry and ready to enjoy the night in celebration for a end of addiction. This is not only for Jackson Co, Addiction has taken over in every small community it is time to take a stand in Prayer. We are takening a stand against addiction and the Death Dealers (AKA) Drug dealers and the Illegal Drugs.We would love for all the surrounding Countys to come out and join us.

Susan Willey (606)391- 9309 (606) 965-2654

The origins of the Universe and Life

Miller Center for Communication Arts Asbury University Wilmore, KY
Dr. Anthony H. Futerman — a world-renowned author, research scientist and professor of biochemistry at an institute of higher education in Israel — will speak on “The Origins of the Universe and Life” at Asbury University on May 21. The 7 p.m. presentation at the state-of-the-art Miller Center for Communication Arts is free and open to the public.

Asbury University Department of Public Relations

Memorial Day Service

May 28, 2012 11:00 A.M.

Barbourville Cemetery, Barbourville KY
Speaker will be Col. Scott Campbell, 149th MEB Commander. Col. Campbell led the brigade in successful mission in support of Operation New Dawn in Iraq. There will be a 21 gun salute by the 138th Fires Brigade from Lexington Ky. The Barbourville Community Chorus will sing patriotic songs. The raising and lowering of our flag, the playing of taps and the firing of cannon will conclude the service. Please join us in remembering our war heroes - the brave men and women who have kept our nation free.

Connie Locke

You are invited to a FREE premiere of a faith-based motion picture – “unDeserved”

May 12, 2012 7:00 P.M.

Georgetown College John L. Hill Chapel
Produced by Georgetown College’s Department of Theatre and Performance Studies and directed by Ed Smith, department chair.

Professor Smith at 502-863-8042 or email

Urban Active Opens Doors FREE in MAY to Public for the 9th Annual Get Active America! Program

May 1, 2012 - May 31, 2012 5:00 A.M.-11:00 P.M.

Urban Active 3001 Blake James Drive, Lexington, KY. 40509
Urban Active Offers FREE workouts for the entire month of May along with a complimentary Jumpstart Personal Training Session.

LEXINGTON, KY - Urban Active is joining forces with the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) – in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move!- to help America become physically active and improve their diet. As part of this year’s 9th Annual Get Active America! program, Urban Active will also encourage its communities to pursue the President’s Active Lifestyle Award (PALA+) by being active and making more healthy food choices for 5 days a week for at least 6 out of 8 weeks. In doing so, Urban Active is offering FREE workouts for the entire month of May along with a complimentary Jumpstart Personal Training Session for its local non-members.

The goal is to help make exercise more accessible to millions of Americans, and motivate them to take the first step toward a healthier lifestyle. The Get Active America! program is part of a continuous effort by the health club industry to change the direction of the nation’s health. In its 9th year, the program has aligned itself with the President’s Active Lifestyle Award (Obama’s PALA+) and the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative.

The PALA+ challenge is a commitment to being active five days a week and working on several nutritional goals for at least six weeks. For adults, that includes 30 minutes of physical activity a day, while for children that is 60 minutes per day. For more information, please visit

Since First Lady Michelle Obama launched her Let’s Move! campaign in 2010, a number of targeted efforts within the initiative have been introduced in an effort to reduce the nation’s rate of childhood obesity. There are now 790 Let’s Move groups in 331 cities in the US and overseas. Additional information is available at

Obesity levels in the United States continue to rise. According to IHRSA, over 35 percent of adults are obese while obesity rates in children tripled over the past two years. To be considered obese, a person has a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. With the extra weight comes a myriad health issue — obesity contributes to heart disease, diabetes, stroke, depression, sleep apnea, respiratory problems, osteoarthritis, and some cancers.

“Urban Active realizes how challenging it is to make healthy lifestyle changes and how valuable it is to have the support of those around you,” says Coby DeVary COO of Urban Active. “We are here to offer the tools to those in our communities who want to improve their well-being and acquire more physically active lives. At Urban Active, we have the resources and professionals on staff to help them succeed. We are proud to be participating in the 9th Annual Get Active! program and hope that many people will take advantage of the free workouts we are offering this entire month of May.”

Please visit for more information about club amenities.

Urban Active is located at:
Palumbo: 3001 Blake James Drive - Lexington, KY 40509 - Phone: (859) 269-2492
Palomar: 1028 Wellington Way - Lexington, KY 40513 - Phone: (859) 219-9558
Downtown: 230 West Main St – Lexington, KY 40507 (859) 281-5110

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing health and fitness facilities, gyms, spas, sports clubs, and suppliers worldwide. The association’s membership includes over 9,000 clubs in 75 countries, along with over 640 industry suppliers. IHRSA is committed to taking a leadership role in advancing physical activity, which is critical to America's health and the battle against obesity and disease. IHRSA supports effective national initiatives to promote more active lifestyles for all Americans and is working to pass laws that will help affect societal changes toward a more fit America.

Urban Active Fitness (859) 269-2492


May 26, 2012 10:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.

1st Annual "Kentucky Dachshund Derby" Running for the Rosettes will be held. Agility Contest & Doggie Dress Up open to all breeds Derby open to Dachshunds and Dachshund mixes. Admission & parking , food, entertainment, silent auction. Trophies awarded. Register pet for event Email: ph: 502-863-5447

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Celebrate National Astronomy Day at the East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium

Apr 28, 2012 11:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M., 9:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M.

East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium
Join the staff of the East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium on Saturday, April 28th as we celebrate National Astronomy Day.
Activities will include handouts from NASA and Astronomy Magazine, Build a Planisphere, Make a UV Solar Bracelet, Planetarium Shows, and much more.
Weather permitting there will be observations of the Sun with special Solar Telescopes, and a Solar System Walk.
And you can win a telescope donated by Astronomy Magazine and Celestron Telescopes.
If skies are clear in the evening starting at 9:00 PM at the Science Center, there will be telescopic observations of the Moon and other celestial objects.

Admission to all Astronomy Day activities and events are FREE of charge!

For more information contact East Kentucky Science Center Director, Steve Russo at 606-889-4809

Blaine Homecoming 2012

Jun 16, 2012 10:00 A.M.

Blaine Elementary School
The Blaine Homecoming 2012 is a community event with FREE food, fun and prizes. We'll be reminiscing, enjoying some front porch pickin', and honoring the memories of those who have gone before us. Whether you've lived here your whole life or just passed through, share your memory of Blaine with us!!

Angela Ferguson 606-652-3440

Silent auction, vendor & craft show to support Refuge for Women

May 26, 2012 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Homewood Suites by Hilton 249 Ruccio Way Lexington, KY 40503 (859) 223-0880 Off Reynolds Road, Behind Meyer
Refuge for Women offers a new beginning for women leaving the sex industry through housing and mentoring. Women are encouraged to develop personal goals to achieve healthy and productive lifestyles, and receive support from dedicated staff and volunteers at the Refuge.

Refuge for Women is a faith-based non-profit organization that does not charge their guests as the work towards healing.

If you would like to participate as a vendor or make a donation for the auction, please contact:

Pamela Goodrich
(859) 223-0803


Andrea Reed (859) 608-2881

"The Seven last Words of Christ" Cantata

Apr 30, 2012 8:00 P.M.

Campbellsville University Ransdell Chapel 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, Ky.

Campbellsville University's School of Music will present the university's concert chorus in a performance of the cantata, "The Seven last Words of Christ," by French composer Theodore Dubois'.
The event will take place Monday, April 30 at 8 p.m. in CU's Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, Ky.
Dr. David Hedrick, assistant professor of music at CU, will be directing the chorus as CU's orchestra accompanies them with student soloists.
Other compositions of the program include "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" by J. S. Bach, "In Paradisum" from Requiem by Gabriel Fauré; conducted by graduate conducting student Jeffrey Stone and "Sanctus" from St. Cecilia Mass by Charles Gounod with tenor soloist Jian Jia Wang.
The program is free and the public is invited to attend.
Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master's degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is

Master Gardeners Flower and Garden Show

London Community Center South Main Street London KY
Demonstrations and exhibits will be available on both Satruday and Sunday.
Subjects include gardening using straw bales, Square Foot method, Vertical Planting. On Saturday Dr. Thomas Barnes at 2:00 PM. Lots of activities for children, beekeepers will have a demo, worms at work in a vermicomposter, insect observatory, make and take crafts and specially made Zoopoopydoo compost from the hooved animals of the Louisville Zoo. Our vendors will have a wide arrays of products for your garden or Mothers Day Shopping. Admission is free!

Sheila Truett
President, AMGRO
Appalachian Gardeners Reaching Out

Master Gardeners Flower and Garden Show

London Community Center South Main St. London
Come join us for demonstrations on Straw Bale, Vertical and Square Foot Gardening. For our young gardeners, a working beehive, vermicomposting (watch the worms work!) hands on make and take crafts and an insect observatory. At 2:00 PM on Saturday Dr. Thomas Barnes, author of Kentucky's Last Great Places will be speaking. At our vendors row you'll everything from beautiful plants to salvage art. Stop by an pick up a free hardwood seedling while supplies last or check out the antique tractors on display. Free Admission.

Bonnie Sigmon
Laurel County Horticulture Ext. Agent

Community Day

Manna from Heaven Outreach Inc. located at Myra Ky
Friday April 13th from 4pm to 6pm there will be a soup kitchen, sandwiches and drinks, and a christian bluegrass band. On Saturday April 14th starting at 10am we will be giving out tools and seeds to help plant gardens. again there will be a soup kitchen, food and drinks and the christian bluegrass band playing. This event is open to the public and there is completely NO CHARGE.

Lois Tackett 60663960651 or 6066398833

Asian Influences in American Poetry, Remarks & Readings with Jonathan Greene

Arts & Cultural Center, 117 North Water St. Georgetown
Poet Jonathan Greene presents "Asian Influences in American Poetry" Remarks & Readings. In conjunction with the exhibit "Enso, Tapestries,Photographs, and Poems". Arts & Cultural Center, 117 North Water St., Georgetown. April 1, 4 - 6PM. Free. Call 502-570-8366.

Barbara Strippelhoff, 502-863-0909 or Jan AtLee, 502-570-8366.

ENSO, Tapestries, Photographs, & Poems by Dobree Adams and Jonathan Greene

Arts & Cultural Center, 117 North Water St. Georgetown
"ENSO, Tapestries, Photographs, and Poems" by Dobree Adams and Jonathan Greene. Meet the artists reception, March 25, 3-5PM. Show runs through April 29. Tuesdays - Saturdays, 12 - 4PM and by apointment. Free and open to the public. Call 502-570-8366.

Barbara Strippelhoff, 502-863-0909, or Jan AtLee, 502-570-8366.


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