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Students walk past a horse statue at The Kentucky Horse Park. Participants in the Summer Youth Employment Program in Lexington took a tour of the Kentucky Horse Park thanks to a public-private partnership with Partners for Youth and Equestrian Events, Inc. Equine Career Days for the students were organized on July 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Photo by Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay | Staff
Students walk past a horse statue at The Kentucky Horse Park. Participants in the Summer Youth Employment Program in Lexington took a tour of the Kentucky Horse Park thanks to a public-private partnership with Partners for Youth and Equestrian Events, Inc. Equine Career Days for the students were organized on July 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Photo by Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay | Staff Herald-Leader

Prance out to the Horse Park

Hats Off to Kentucky's Horse Industry Day is Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway. The free day of fun to salute the commonwealth's horse industry includes children's activities, pony rides, educational booths, interactive equine stations and Grand Prix show jumping. The fun starts at 4 p.m. Hatsoffky.com.

Have a laugh that lasts

Actor and comedian John Witherspoon performs at Comedy Off Broadway at The Mall at Lexington Green. Show times are 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $22 and $25. Go to Comedyoffbroadway.com.

Welcome back the boys

Men In Black, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, is this week's featured movie at Fountain Films on Friday at Triangle Park. The free screening starts at dark, pre-show activities begin at 7 p.m.. For more info go to Downtownlex.com.

Kids revolve free

Experience life in Revolutionary War-era America through a variety of family activities at Revolutionary Kids Day at The Jack Jouett House Historic Site. The free event is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the house, located at 255 Craigs Creek Road, south of Versailles. Call (859) 873-7902 or go to Jouetthouse.org for more info.

ride to Danville for 'walking'

Pioneer Playhouse presents Walking Across Egypt, a comedy based on the best-selling novel by Clyde Edgerton. Dinner is at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Aug. 2 at 840 Stanford Road in Danville. Show only: $16 adults, $9 ages 12 and younger; dinner and show: $28 adults, $15 children. Call 1-866-597-5297 or go to Pioneerplayhouse.com. For more about Walking Across Egypt check out Rich Copley's column in Sunday's Herald-Leader.

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