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Agenda

  1. Jun
    27
    Mon
    1. L’Escalade Fitness Science, Engineering, and Rock Climbing Summer Camps
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      L’Escalade Fitness is Lexington’s premier rock climbing facility and the largest in Kentucky. Join us for five days each week to learn something different about science, engineering, anatomy, and other topics. Camps are run by our talented youth coaches. Children will be challenged both mentally and physically through climbing and various activities based on the theme of the week. Cost: $255/wk Discounts: $10 off for siblings 20% off for multiple weeks Discounts cannot be combined.   Weekly Themes Human anatomy: What’s in a body? June 6-10 Nutrition: Fueling up for optimal performance June 13-17 How things work: Dissecting climbing equipment June 20-24 Intro to engineering: Catapults, slingshots, propellers June 27-July 1 Intro to science: natural disasters July 11-15 Fitness: You’re in the Olympics! Agility challenges. July 18-22 Advanced Engineering: Bridges, cranes, and helicopters July 25-29 Advanced Science: heat, pressure, magnets Aug. 1-5

  2. Jun
    30
    Thu
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jun 30 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. ART EXHIBIT: “The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry & Binding”
      10:00 am – 10:00 am

      “The Loves of Aaron Burr,” by artist Camilla Huey resurrects the voices of nine ‘women of letters’ involved in the adventurous life of Aaron Burr — the most notorious of our founding fathers.  Historically, the 18th century woman was viewed as a body without a voice.  By combining the letters, books and ephemera – each bound within a period appropriate corset, rather than bound in a book – the corsets become each woman’s “body” of work.  Huey’s unusual portraits reanimate the voices of these exceptional and forgotten women of the Colonial and Federal period.  This is the first time contemporary art has been integrated into this historic mansion. Members Reception, May 3, 2016 6:00 – 9:00pm May 3 – June 30, 2016 Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm (last tour starts at 4:00pm) Sunday 1:00 – 4:00pm (last tour starts at 4:00pm)

    3. Writing the Short Story
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      With Manuel Gonzales. The short story is a versatile form of fiction. A story can happen in a single moment or span decades, may reside in the mind of one character or shift across a multitude. In this workshop, you will learn the basic elements of crafting a short story, practice these foundations with writing exercises, and begin writing your own short story. [BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE]   Class occurs weekly June 30-July 21

    4. SummerFest 2016 at Woodland Park
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      After 20 years away, Shakespeare will return this summer to Woodland Park. Kentucky Conservatory Theatre announced earlier this year that they will return the annual summer theater festival to its original home, after two decades of utilizing other outdoor venues including the Arboretum and Moondance Amphitheater. Summerfest presented its first performance in 2007, as an offshoot of the organization Lexington Shakespeare Festival, which presented a blend of Shakespeare and American theater classics each summer from 1982-2006 before ceasing operations in 2006. In celebration of the momentous return back to Woodland Park, KCT will resurrect the Shakespeare classic that LSF presented in its inaugural year, “As You Like It,” as well as the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  stirring musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was last presented by LSF to record crowds in 2004. June 30-July 3 and July 14-17: “As You Like It” July 7-10 and July 21-24: “Jesus Christ, Superstar”

  3. Jul
    1
    Fri
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 1 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    3. Seniors Writing Group
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      With Sarah Combs. If you’ve reached that golden age, join this writing group, which meets at the Lexington Senior Center. This group features in-class writing exercises; feedback for family stories, memoirs, poems, and stories; tips for reading and publishing your work; and lively conversation and fellowship. [ALL LEVELS] *The new Senior Center location will open this summer, but the date is not yet confirmed. If you are a regular attendee, the instructor will keep you updated about when the new space will open. Call 859-278-6072 if you have any questions about the location. Class occurs weekly, July 1-August 26

    4. FREE Writing Practice
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      With Bronson O’Quinn. This is an opportunity to write without rules, editing, or judgment. It’s great if you want to limber up or need inspiration for something to work on later. We write from a simple prompt, followed by readings and “recalls” where other writers simply repeat your words back to you without criticism or praise. We draw inspiration from a chapter from Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down The Bones entitled “Writing as Practice.” Join at any time during the semester. [ALL LEVELS] Class occurs weekly, June 17-August 26

    5. A Summer Soirée – Part of the LexEndPoverty Movement
      7:00 pm – 12:00 am

      Join Community Action Council as it hosts A Summer Soirée on the evening of July 1, 2016 at the 21c Museum Hotel Lexington. A Summer Soiree is a night for our community to come together to celebrate the impact of the Council’s fifty years of service in Central Kentucky. Proceeds from this exciting event will support the Council’s ongoing work with individuals and families living in poverty. Kick off your 4th of July holiday weekend with a night of dancing to the popular band ENCORE of Lexington and DJ Warren Peace. You will also enjoy performances from aerial performers and other live artists, a silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and an open bar until 10PM! SAVE NOW with Early Bird Registration until May 8. All single tickets $90. Couples save $10 with the purchase of two tickets now through June 30. General Admission tickets go on sale May 9 at $100 each. Get tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-summer-soiree-part-of-the-lexendpoverty-movement-tickets-24268487700 SPONSORED BY Columbia Gas of Kentucky Central Kentucky Research Associates

    6. SummerFest 2016 at Woodland Park
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      After 20 years away, Shakespeare will return this summer to Woodland Park. Kentucky Conservatory Theatre announced earlier this year that they will return the annual summer theater festival to its original home, after two decades of utilizing other outdoor venues including the Arboretum and Moondance Amphitheater. Summerfest presented its first performance in 2007, as an offshoot of the organization Lexington Shakespeare Festival, which presented a blend of Shakespeare and American theater classics each summer from 1982-2006 before ceasing operations in 2006. In celebration of the momentous return back to Woodland Park, KCT will resurrect the Shakespeare classic that LSF presented in its inaugural year, “As You Like It,” as well as the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  stirring musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was last presented by LSF to record crowds in 2004. June 30-July 3 and July 14-17: “As You Like It” July 7-10 and July 21-24: “Jesus Christ, Superstar”

  4. Jul
    2
    Sat
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 2 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. SummerFest 2016 at Woodland Park
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      After 20 years away, Shakespeare will return this summer to Woodland Park. Kentucky Conservatory Theatre announced earlier this year that they will return the annual summer theater festival to its original home, after two decades of utilizing other outdoor venues including the Arboretum and Moondance Amphitheater. Summerfest presented its first performance in 2007, as an offshoot of the organization Lexington Shakespeare Festival, which presented a blend of Shakespeare and American theater classics each summer from 1982-2006 before ceasing operations in 2006. In celebration of the momentous return back to Woodland Park, KCT will resurrect the Shakespeare classic that LSF presented in its inaugural year, “As You Like It,” as well as the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  stirring musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was last presented by LSF to record crowds in 2004. June 30-July 3 and July 14-17: “As You Like It” July 7-10 and July 21-24: “Jesus Christ, Superstar”

  5. Jul
    3
    Sun
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 3 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. SummerFest 2016 at Woodland Park
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      After 20 years away, Shakespeare will return this summer to Woodland Park. Kentucky Conservatory Theatre announced earlier this year that they will return the annual summer theater festival to its original home, after two decades of utilizing other outdoor venues including the Arboretum and Moondance Amphitheater. Summerfest presented its first performance in 2007, as an offshoot of the organization Lexington Shakespeare Festival, which presented a blend of Shakespeare and American theater classics each summer from 1982-2006 before ceasing operations in 2006. In celebration of the momentous return back to Woodland Park, KCT will resurrect the Shakespeare classic that LSF presented in its inaugural year, “As You Like It,” as well as the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  stirring musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was last presented by LSF to record crowds in 2004. June 30-July 3 and July 14-17: “As You Like It” July 7-10 and July 21-24: “Jesus Christ, Superstar”

  6. Jul
    4
    Mon
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 4 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. L’Escalade Fitness Science, Engineering, and Rock Climbing Summer Camps
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      L’Escalade Fitness is Lexington’s premier rock climbing facility and the largest in Kentucky. Join us for five days each week to learn something different about science, engineering, anatomy, and other topics. Camps are run by our talented youth coaches. Children will be challenged both mentally and physically through climbing and various activities based on the theme of the week. Cost: $255/wk Discounts: $10 off for siblings 20% off for multiple weeks Discounts cannot be combined.   Weekly Themes Human anatomy: What’s in a body? June 6-10 Nutrition: Fueling up for optimal performance June 13-17 How things work: Dissecting climbing equipment June 20-24 Intro to engineering: Catapults, slingshots, propellers June 27-July 1 Intro to science: natural disasters July 11-15 Fitness: You’re in the Olympics! Agility challenges. July 18-22 Advanced Engineering: Bridges, cranes, and helicopters July 25-29 Advanced Science: heat, pressure, magnets Aug. 1-5

    3. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    4. Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writing Group
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      With Jason Sizemore. Join a lively, diverse group of genre writers looking to improve and expand their abilities in this form of fiction. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. Limit: 10 participants. [ALL LEVELS]. No class July 4th. Class occurs weekly June 27- August 1.

    5. Swing Dancing at Lexswing Dance LLC.
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      LexSwing Dance hosts a fun and exciting night of swing dancing for beginners every Monday night, 7pm – 10 pm. Featuring a progressive introductory dance lesson that starts at 7:45 pm taught by knowledgeable dance instructors to get you out on our beautiful dance floor fast and having a great time. Visit www.LexSwingDance.com or search for the group on Facebook for the latest information on additional swing dance classes, offered on Tuesday nights.

  7. Jul
    5
    Tue
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 5 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. Nonfiction Writing Group
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      With Neil Chethik. Join a lively, diverse group of people in exploring nonfiction writing, including personal essays, columns, magazine pieces, and autobiography. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. [ALL LEVELS] Each week, June 21-August 2.

  8. Jul
    6
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 6 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

  9. Jul
    7
    Thu
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 7 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. Eat Well, Shop Smart: Reading Food Labels
      9:30 am – 11:00 am

      USDA organic. Natural. Non-GMO. Cage-free. Partially produced with genetic engineering. Certified Naturally Grown. Kentucky Proud. Gluten free. … These are just a few of the flood of food labels you’ll find in the grocery store and at the farmers market. Join Mac Stone at Elmwood Stock Farm to learn exactly what each label means so you can make your own informed food decisions. The event will include a tour of Elmwood Stock Farm’s vegetable and livestock areas, as seeing first-hand how USDA certified organic crops and animals are raised will offer a better understanding of these labels. Guests will also learn about genetically modified food labeling laws—one going into effect in July affects us all—and the changes you might see in the years to come. This is one event in the six-part Elmwood Stock Farm Daytime Tour Series. Receive discounted registration when you register for the whole series at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/elmwood-stock-farm-daytime-tour-series-package-tickets-25347466956#tickets. Elmwood Stock Farm, in Georgetown, Ky.,  is a 6th-generation family farm that began as a producer of Black Angus breeding-stock cattle. The cattle are still an important part of the farm ecosystem and farm business, though over the past decade, the farm has branched out to produce a variety of organic vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, tobacco and even compost. Elmwood is committed to healthy and wholesome production of superior, high-quality, fresh farm products. Organic certification and close family involvement ensure that safe and sustainable farming practices are followed, livestock are well cared for, and land and water conservation remain a priority. Elmwood’s produce, eggs and meats can be found at farmers markets, local restaurants and grocery stores, and through its CSA programs in Kentucky and Ohio.   Preregistration is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eat-well-shop-smart-reading-food-labels-tickets-24623203665. Call 859-621-0755 with questions.

    3. SummerFest 2016 at Woodland Park
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      After 20 years away, Shakespeare will return this summer to Woodland Park. Kentucky Conservatory Theatre announced earlier this year that they will return the annual summer theater festival to its original home, after two decades of utilizing other outdoor venues including the Arboretum and Moondance Amphitheater. Summerfest presented its first performance in 2007, as an offshoot of the organization Lexington Shakespeare Festival, which presented a blend of Shakespeare and American theater classics each summer from 1982-2006 before ceasing operations in 2006. In celebration of the momentous return back to Woodland Park, KCT will resurrect the Shakespeare classic that LSF presented in its inaugural year, “As You Like It,” as well as the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  stirring musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was last presented by LSF to record crowds in 2004. June 30-July 3 and July 14-17: “As You Like It” July 7-10 and July 21-24: “Jesus Christ, Superstar”

  10. Jul
    8
    Fri
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 8 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    3. Seniors Writing Group
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      With Sarah Combs. If you’ve reached that golden age, join this writing group, which meets at the Lexington Senior Center. This group features in-class writing exercises; feedback for family stories, memoirs, poems, and stories; tips for reading and publishing your work; and lively conversation and fellowship. [ALL LEVELS] *The new Senior Center location will open this summer, but the date is not yet confirmed. If you are a regular attendee, the instructor will keep you updated about when the new space will open. Call 859-278-6072 if you have any questions about the location. Class occurs weekly, July 1-August 26

    4. FREE Writing Practice
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      With Bronson O’Quinn. This is an opportunity to write without rules, editing, or judgment. It’s great if you want to limber up or need inspiration for something to work on later. We write from a simple prompt, followed by readings and “recalls” where other writers simply repeat your words back to you without criticism or praise. We draw inspiration from a chapter from Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down The Bones entitled “Writing as Practice.” Join at any time during the semester. [ALL LEVELS] Class occurs weekly, June 17-August 26

    5. SummerFest 2016 at Woodland Park
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      After 20 years away, Shakespeare will return this summer to Woodland Park. Kentucky Conservatory Theatre announced earlier this year that they will return the annual summer theater festival to its original home, after two decades of utilizing other outdoor venues including the Arboretum and Moondance Amphitheater. Summerfest presented its first performance in 2007, as an offshoot of the organization Lexington Shakespeare Festival, which presented a blend of Shakespeare and American theater classics each summer from 1982-2006 before ceasing operations in 2006. In celebration of the momentous return back to Woodland Park, KCT will resurrect the Shakespeare classic that LSF presented in its inaugural year, “As You Like It,” as well as the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  stirring musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was last presented by LSF to record crowds in 2004. June 30-July 3 and July 14-17: “As You Like It” July 7-10 and July 21-24: “Jesus Christ, Superstar”

  11. Jul
    9
    Sat
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 9 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. Lexus of Lexington 5K Run/Walk
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

      This competitive chip timed 5K event through the beautiful grounds of Keeneland Race Course will also feature a 1-mile Kids Fun Run. Proceeds to benefit the Woodhill Community Center. Race features T-shirt, music, overall, and age group awards. For more info:  https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/KY/Lexington/THELEXUS5K#event-110219 Email lexlexmarketing@lexusoflex.com for more info.

    3. Querying Magazines, Newspapers, Contests, and More
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      With Stephanie Mojica. While the perfect query letter won’t make up for lackluster writing, a carefully crafted query letter will help you stand out as a professional. Learn from a published writer, who also has worked as a reader for literary agencies and screenwriting contests, the art and science of creating a compelling query letter for poems, fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, and stageplays. Bring any query letters you have used or might like to use, and we can work together to strengthen them! [ALL LEVELS]

    4. SummerFest 2016 at Woodland Park
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      After 20 years away, Shakespeare will return this summer to Woodland Park. Kentucky Conservatory Theatre announced earlier this year that they will return the annual summer theater festival to its original home, after two decades of utilizing other outdoor venues including the Arboretum and Moondance Amphitheater. Summerfest presented its first performance in 2007, as an offshoot of the organization Lexington Shakespeare Festival, which presented a blend of Shakespeare and American theater classics each summer from 1982-2006 before ceasing operations in 2006. In celebration of the momentous return back to Woodland Park, KCT will resurrect the Shakespeare classic that LSF presented in its inaugural year, “As You Like It,” as well as the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  stirring musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was last presented by LSF to record crowds in 2004. June 30-July 3 and July 14-17: “As You Like It” July 7-10 and July 21-24: “Jesus Christ, Superstar”

  12. Jul
    10
    Sun
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 10 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. SummerFest 2016 at Woodland Park
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      After 20 years away, Shakespeare will return this summer to Woodland Park. Kentucky Conservatory Theatre announced earlier this year that they will return the annual summer theater festival to its original home, after two decades of utilizing other outdoor venues including the Arboretum and Moondance Amphitheater. Summerfest presented its first performance in 2007, as an offshoot of the organization Lexington Shakespeare Festival, which presented a blend of Shakespeare and American theater classics each summer from 1982-2006 before ceasing operations in 2006. In celebration of the momentous return back to Woodland Park, KCT will resurrect the Shakespeare classic that LSF presented in its inaugural year, “As You Like It,” as well as the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s  stirring musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which was last presented by LSF to record crowds in 2004. June 30-July 3 and July 14-17: “As You Like It” July 7-10 and July 21-24: “Jesus Christ, Superstar”

  13. Jul
    11
    Mon
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 11 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. L’Escalade Fitness Science, Engineering, and Rock Climbing Summer Camps
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      L’Escalade Fitness is Lexington’s premier rock climbing facility and the largest in Kentucky. Join us for five days each week to learn something different about science, engineering, anatomy, and other topics. Camps are run by our talented youth coaches. Children will be challenged both mentally and physically through climbing and various activities based on the theme of the week. Cost: $255/wk Discounts: $10 off for siblings 20% off for multiple weeks Discounts cannot be combined.   Weekly Themes Human anatomy: What’s in a body? June 6-10 Nutrition: Fueling up for optimal performance June 13-17 How things work: Dissecting climbing equipment June 20-24 Intro to engineering: Catapults, slingshots, propellers June 27-July 1 Intro to science: natural disasters July 11-15 Fitness: You’re in the Olympics! Agility challenges. July 18-22 Advanced Engineering: Bridges, cranes, and helicopters July 25-29 Advanced Science: heat, pressure, magnets Aug. 1-5

    3. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    4. Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writing Group
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      With Jason Sizemore. Join a lively, diverse group of genre writers looking to improve and expand their abilities in this form of fiction. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. Limit: 10 participants. [ALL LEVELS]. No class July 4th. Class occurs weekly June 27- August 1.

    5. Stand-Up Comedy Writing
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      With Josh Filipowski. Think you’re funny? Have you ever thought about trying stand-up comedy? Or do you want to take your stand-up and comedy writing to the next level? This workshop led by comedian & producer Josh Filipowski will help you find your inner comedic voice, whittle down to find the funny, or punch-up what already is. [ALL LEVELS] Class occurs July 11-August 1

    6. Pick & Prep | A Hands-on Dinner Demo
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Join us for the July Edition of Pick & Prep | A Hands-On Dinner Demo to benefit Seedleaf. Lexington Diner’s Ranada West-Riley will teach participants the secret to great Green Tomatoes and what else you can do with them other than just throw them in the fryer. Tickets are $65, all to help Seedleaf to nourish communities in Lexington by growing and sharing food. Seating is limited, purchase your tickets today!

    7. Swing Dancing at Lexswing Dance LLC.
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      LexSwing Dance hosts a fun and exciting night of swing dancing for beginners every Monday night, 7pm – 10 pm. Featuring a progressive introductory dance lesson that starts at 7:45 pm taught by knowledgeable dance instructors to get you out on our beautiful dance floor fast and having a great time. Visit www.LexSwingDance.com or search for the group on Facebook for the latest information on additional swing dance classes, offered on Tuesday nights.

  14. Jul
    12
    Tue
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 12 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. Nonfiction Writing Group
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      With Neil Chethik. Join a lively, diverse group of people in exploring nonfiction writing, including personal essays, columns, magazine pieces, and autobiography. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. [ALL LEVELS] Each week, June 21-August 2.

  15. Jul
    13
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Elissa Morley’s “Delights: Bathing in Another World” at Apostles Anglican Art Gallery
      Jul 13 (all-day)

      Elissa Morley, “Delights: Bathing in Another World” @ Apostles Anglican Art Gallery. May 1-July 31

    2. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    3. Spiritual Writing
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      With Karen Leet. Join us for a week-by-week study of a variety of types of spiritual and inspirational writing including devotions, personal witness/testimony, issues, and more. [ALL LEVELS] Class occurs weekly July 13-August 10