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Blue Grass Hemerocallis Society Show and Sale. 1-5 p.m. July 5. The Mall at Lexington Green. Free. (859) 608-9071.

Bluegrass Beekeepers ­Association meeting. 7 p.m. July 8. Fayette County Cooperative ­Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Pl. (859) 527-3535.

Electronics Recycling.7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 7-12. Electronic items may be dropped off for recycling at the Versailles Road ­Government Campus, 1306 Versailles Rd. Acceptable items: televisions (no console units); audiovisual ­equipment such as turntables, VCRs and DVD ­players; radios; cell phones; microwaves; computer components such as printers, monitors and CPUs. In addition, residents may drop off fluorescent light bulbs (tubes and the compact bulbs) and mercury thermostats. For residential e-waste only; only three of the same type of e-waste components will be ­accepted per household. Call LexCall at 311 or (859) 425-2255.

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair Horticulture Contest. July 9-13. Sponsored by Fayette County Master Gardeners Associations. Masterson Station Park. Entry rules: One entry per person in each class. $1 per entry. Open to all amateur ­growers; not limited to Fayette County residents. Entries accepted 5 to 7 p.m. July 9 and 10 a.m. to noon July 10. Entries will remain on display until July 13. No items will be returned. Items will be discarded, or edible products will be donated to God's Pantry. All entries must be grown by the exhibitors. Flowers must be grown for at least three weeks in display container. First-, second- and third place ribbons in each category. $3, $2, $1 premiums for each class. For more information contact the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service at (859) 257-5582, Jamie Dockery at Jamie.Dockery@uky.edu or go to www.lionsclubbluegrassfair.com.

At the Arboretum. 500 Alumni Dr. (859) 257-9339. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

■ From Garden to Kitchen Day Camp. 9 a.m.-noon July 7-11. For ages 6-8. Plant, harvest, cook and taste food from the garden. $40, $35 for members of Friends of the Arboretum.

■ Stories and More with the Lexington Public Library. 11 a.m. July 9. For all ages. Bring a blanket. Free.

■ Edible Garden Club: Bountiful Beans. 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 9. Sample different varieties, identify common bean pests in the garden, and harvest beans to donate to a local food bank. Free.

■ Stargazing. 9-11 p.m. July 11. Free.

■ Children's Garden Time: Mud Pies. 9 a.m. July 12. All ages. $1.

■ Flower Arranging for All Ages. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 12. $5 per person, $8 per parent-child pair. Pre-registration required. (859) 257-9339.

Antioch Daylily Garden. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call for weekday ­appointments. 2231 Houston ­Antioch Road. (859) 806-5458.

Debbie's Daylilies. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Monday, after 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. More than 600 varieties and some clumps available. 164 Leesway Drive. (859) 608-9071.

Donald's Daylily Garden. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 6. Other times by appointment. More than 300 varieties. 1104 Tanbark Road. (859) 272-0514.

Foxhaven Daylily Farm. Open 8 a.m to 5 p.m. July 5, 6. All other visits by appointment only. More than 750 cultivars. 970 Grows Mill Rd., Wilmore. (859) 536-0775, (859) 858-3012 or go to http://foxhavendaylilyfarm.homestead.com/Foxhaven.html.

Hickory Springs of Montgomery Daylilies. Open through July 20. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Other times by appointment. More than 800 varieties. 4410 McCormick Road, Mount Sterling. (859) 498-2371, (859) 404-3936.

Quarles Daylilies Open Gardens. Open through July 20. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. More than 1,500 varieties. 9548 Waddy Road, Waddy. (502) 829-5975. www.quarlesdaylilies.com.

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