The week ahead: events to watch out for March 25-31

Lexington Herald-LeaderMarch 24, 2013 

Detention's strange bedfellows: Bender (Judd Nelson), left, Allison (Ally Sheedy), Andy (Emilio Estevez), Claire (Molly Ringwald), Brian (Anthony Michael Hall)

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Monday

Legislators return to Frankfort

The General Assembly convenes for its final two days, when they can try to override vetoes Gov. Steve Beshear made. Watch for updates on our politics blog, www.bluegrasspolitics.bloginky.com.

 

Wednesday

This film is for brains, princesses, criminals, jocks and basket cases

The LexGo Totally Awesome '80s Film Festival comes to a close with the Brat Pack in The Breakfast Club. Curtain goes up at 7:15 p.m. in The Kentucky Theatre. Tickets, $6, are available in advance at the box office.

 

Shed light on violence

The Take Back the Night rally and vigil, designed to "illuminate the darkness surrounding victims of violence," starts at 7 p.m., with groups gathering at the Patterson Office Tower plaza at the University of Kentucky, the parking lot of Third Street Stuff on Limestone, and Thoroughbred Park at the intersection of Midland Avenue and Main Street for marches that lead everyone to Courthouse Plaza downtown for a 7:30 rally. (www.uky.edu/studentaffairs/vipcenter)

 

Saturday

Take a run through Thoroughbred country

Expect over 4,000 runners to get some exercise at the RunTheBluegrass half-marathon, which starts at 9 a.m. at Keene land. (www.Runthebluegrass.org)

 

Sunday

Baseball: The boysof summer are back

The 2013 Major League Baseball season opens this year with Texas facing Houston, who switches from the National League to the AL this year. Most other teams, including the Reds, will open the following day, April Fools' Day. Coincidence?

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