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Digging in: Oct. 19

October 18, 2013 

Calendar through Nov. 30.

The Frankfort Audubon Society is developing educational signs for the Frankfort Audubon Arboretum in Juniper Hill Park and is looking for photos. If you have pictures that might be suitable for these signs and/or the website, email them to Frankfortaudubonchapter@gmail.com, with your name, and if you know it the date and general location the picture was taken. You will be credited for the photos.

Of particular interest are the following species: wild turkey, American crow, blue jay, red-bellied woodpecker, northern Flicker, Carolina chickadee, American robin, eastern bluebird, gray catbird, brown thrasher, eastern towhee, cedar waxwing, American goldfinch, white-breasted nuthatch, eastern screech owl, summer or scarlet Tanager, and any vireo or warbler. Photos of luna or regal moths and of children who are bird-watching also will be accepted.

Free mulch. 8 a.m. Oct. 19. Former city landfill, 1631 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington. Available on a first-come, first-served basis. LexCall, 3-1-1 or (859) 425-2255.

Audubon Society Bird Seed Sales. 8 a.m. Oct. 19. Southern States Cooperative, 2570 Palumbo Dr., Lexington.

Springhouse Gardens, 185 W. Catnip Hill Rd., Nicholasville. Free. Pre-registration required. Greatplants@springhousegardens.com. (859) 224-0033. Springhousegardens.com.

■ Cool Trees You'll Wish You Had Planted by Bill Fountain, UK Horticulture. 10 a.m. Oct. 19. Free.

■ Tree Tour in Springhouse Arboretum with owner Richard J. Weber. 11:30 a.m. Oct. 19

■ Bonsai Demo: How to Prune, Plant & Wire by Joe Dietz. 1 p.m. Oct. 19.

■ Perennial Garden Design with John Michler and Richard Weber. 10 a.m. Oct. 26. $15.

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, 3501 Lexington Rd., Harrodsburg. Shakervillageky.org.

■ Terrariums. 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19. $20 make and take, or demonstration included with admission. Registration required.

■ Kids' Days. 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26. Included with regular admission.

Blue Grass Hemerocallis (Daylily) Society: Eric Simpson of Cavalier Daylilies. 1 p.m. Oct. 20. Lexington Public Library, Northside Branch, 1733 Russell Cave Rd., Lexington. $10 yearly membership. Daylilyfans.com/bghs.

Fall Open House. 2 p.m. Oct. 20. Airy Castle, 368 Larue Rd., Paris. $10 Hopewell Museum members; $15 nonmembers. (859) 987-7274. Hopewellmuseum.org.

Lecture: Beautiful Landscapes: The Key to Healthy Community by Katy Moss Warner. 7 p.m. Oct. 23. UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A Auditorium, Rose St., Lexington. $10, $5 students with ID. (859) 257-6955. www2.ca.uky.edu/ arboretum/calendar_events.php.

The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. (859) 257-6955. www2.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

■ Fall Gardeners' Lecture Series. 7 p.m. Oct. 23. $10.

■ Autumn Colors. 10 a.m. Nov. 6. $3.

■ 50 Shades of Green: Courtship and Mating in the Plant Kingdom. 6 p.m. Nov. 12. $5, $4 members of Friends of The Arboretum.

■ Fantastic Fall. 10 a.m. Nov. 23. $3.

Russ Hatter's Murder & Mayhem Tour. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Oct. 30. Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary, 1305 Germany Rd., Frankfort. $10.

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, 5888 Jacks Creek Pike, Lexington.

■ Halloween at Raven Run: Mysteries of the Night. 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Free.

■ Halloween at Raven Run: Cabinet of Natural Curiosities. 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Free.

■ Stargazing. 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Free.

■ Environmental History. 1 p.m. Nov. 10. Free.

Dig Your Own Mums. 9 a.m. through Oct. 31. Kemper Mums, 445 Brannon Rd., Nicholasville. $5.

Mansion Tours at Ward Hall. 1 p.m. Nov. 2, 3. Ward Hall, 1782 Frankfort Pike, Georgetown. $5. (859) 396-4257. Wardhall.net.

Living Well: The Holiday Edition Seminar. 9 a.m. Nov. 9. Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Pl., Lexington. $10. Light breakfast and program. Registration required. (859) 257-5582.

Junior Naturalist. 11 a.m. Nov. 16. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln., Lexington. Free. Lexingtonky.gov.

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