The week ahead: events to watch out for May 19-25

May 19, 2014 


Don't forget to voteon Election Day

■ Polls are open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. Anyone in line by 6 p.m. may vote. A voter may cast a ballot only for candidates in his or her own political party.

■ To find out whether you are registered to vote, where you vote and in which races you may vote, visit the Voter Information Center at the State Board of Elections' website,

■ If you see election fraud, call Attorney General Jack Conway's office, 1-800-328-8683.

It is illegal in Fayette County for retailers to sell malt beverages, distilled spirits and wine during polling hours. Get up-to-the-minute election results on all contested races starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.


Kentucky Theatre's grand reopening

Nick and Nina Clooney will host the Grand Reopening Celebration of the historic Kentucky Theatre, which recently went through an extensive renovation, with a screening of the 1958 classic film South Pacific. The curtain goes up at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6. Distribution of free tickets for the event started Sunday, and they were gone within hours. (


Time to bust out that bathing suit

Lexington Parks & Recreation's four family aquatic centers (Castlewood, Southland, Tates Creek and Woodland) will open at noon. Daily admission is $4 for ages 15 and younger, $5 for ages 16 and older. All remaining pools will open Saturday, May 31. Parks & Rec will celebrate the start of the pool season with its annual Poolapalooza, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Southland Aquatic Center. Admission is free.

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