Community

Fayette County calendar

Libraries

Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Dr., (859) 231-5580:

■ Men's Book Group. 7 p.m. Aug. 27 Free.

Abraham Lincoln: I, Too, Am a Kentuckian. 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Free. .

Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Creek Dr., (859) 231-5560.

■ Résumé Assistance. 6 p.m. Aug. 28.

■ Dragon Book Club. 4 p.m. Sept. 2. Free. (859) 231-5560. .

■ Teen Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Free. (859) 231-5560.

■ Shining Stars. 1:30 p.m. Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Free..

Beaumont Branch, 3080 ­Fieldstone Way, (859) 231-5570.

■ Beaumont Day Book Group. 11 a.m. Sept. 2 and 16.

■ Teen Café. 5 p.m. Sept. 4. Free.

Village Branch, 2185 Versailles Rd., (859) 231-5575:

■ Share a Yarn. 6 p.m. Aug. 27. Free.

Central Library, 140 E. Main St.:

■ Codes and Ciphers. 2 p.m. Aug. 30. www.lexpublib.org/central.

■ Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation. 9 a.m. Aug. 27 through 29.

■ Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation, Civil War Weekend. 9 a.m. Aug. 30 and 31. Free.

■ Is Kentucky Southern? Panel discussion, featuring state historian James Klotter. 4 p.m. Aug. 30. Free.

Activism/volunteerism

Watch Barack Obama's Acceptance Speech at the Kentucky Theatre. 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St. Free. (859) 268-4448. www.fayettedemocrats.org.

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center Volunteer Training. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 6, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 20. Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center. Free. (859) 253-2615. www.bluegrassrapecrisis.org.

Charity and Volunteer

Champagne and Dancing for Hope. 8 p.m. Aug. 29. Lexington Country Club, 2550 Paris Pike. $50 per person. (859) 227-4978. www.CKRH.org.

Circle of Women, a Mother Loss Group. 6 p.m. Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief and Education, 2312 Alexandria Dr. Free. (859) 277-2700. www.hospicebg.org.

Survivors of Suicide. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief and Education, 2312 Alexandria Dr. Free. (859) 277-2700. www.hospicebg.org.

The Art of Making Miracles. 6 p.m. Sept. 5. RE/MAX Creative ­Realty, 2808 Palumbo Dr. $60 advance; $70 at the door. (859) 422-2010. www.MakennaFoundation.org.

The Kentucky Bash. 6 p.m. Sept. 5. Round Barn of the Red Mile, 1200 Red Mile Rd. (859) 254-5701, Ext. 5603.

Clubs and Meetings

Kentucky Paleontological Society lecture: Frank Bodkin, "The Wickliffe Mounds: The Untold Story." 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Kentucky Geological Survey, Rose St., UK ­Campus, next to faculty club. Free. (859) 296-4870. www.kyps.org.

Kentucky Paleontological ­Society Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Meet in Mines and Minerals ­Resources Building, Room 101, Rose St. University of Kentucky, 253 Student Center. (859) 296-4870.

Alpha Kappa Delta Sorority ­Annual Picnic Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Annette's City Café, 431 Old Vine St. (859) 223-2367.

Thoroughbred Figure ­Skating and Bluegrass Youth Hockey Open House. 11 a.m. Aug. 30, 1:15 p.m. Aug. 30, 3:30 p.m. Aug. 30. ­Lexington Ice Center, 560 Eureka Springs Dr. $1.

NAMI Consumer and Family Support Groups. 2:30 p.m. Aug. 31 624 W. 4th St. Free. (859) 272-7891. http://lexington.nami.org.

Lexington Ski and Sports Club potluck meeting. 6 p.m. Sept. 2. Ecton Park, 956 Turkey Foot Rd. Free ($25 to become a member). (859) 223-8712. www.lexskisports.org.

Lexington Ski and Sports Club membership meetings. 7 p.m. Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 6. ­Racquet Club Clubhouse, 3900 Crosby Dr. Free. www.lexskisports.org.

Scandinavian Heritage Society Picnic. 4 p.m. Sept. 6. Bring a covered dish to share, and flowers if possible to make wreaths. Marie ­Hosie and Harold Carter's House, 1644 Donelwal. (859) 231-8317.

Bluegrass Alliance for Women Annual Meeting. 8:30 a.m. Sept. 6. Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Rd. Free. (859) 223-5086. www.bluegrassallianceforwomen.com.

Reunions

Class of 1973 Reunion for Bryan Station and Lafayette High School. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Griffin Gate ­Marriott Resort & Spa, 1800 Newtown Rd, Lexington. $45 per person. (859) 299-4747.

Health

Overcomers Recovery Meeting. 7 p.m. Aug. 29, Sept. 5, Sept. 12, Sept. 19, Sept. 26. Event recurs weekly. Clays Mill Road Baptist Church, 3000 Clays Mill Rd. Free. (859) 619-8113.

Nutri-Style's Healthy Weight Module. Noon Aug. 29; noon Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Beaumont YMCA, 3251 Beaumont Centre Cir. Free to former LAWL clients. (859) 623-5096.

Healing Arts Hop. 1 p.m. Aug. 31. Artemesia, 296 Southland Dr. Free. (859) 576-7597.

Tasty Tuesdays at Whole Foods. 6 p.m. every Tuesday. Lexington Green Mall, 161 Lexington Green Cir. Free. http://themallatlexingtongreen.com/Calendar.html.

Free Meditation Seminar. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Good Foods Market & Café, 455 Southland Dr. Free.

Free Orientation on The Solution Method. 7 p.m. Sept. 5. Facilitative Healing Center, 851 Corporate Dr. Free. (859) 494-5851. www.facilitativehealingcenter.com.

Saturday Bite Fever. 11 a.m. Sept. 6, Oct. 4. Good Foods Market & Café, 455 Southland Drive. Free.

History

Lincoln and His Wife's Hometown, 1841-1850. Noon Aug. 29, 10 a.m. Aug. 30, noon Aug. 31. Lexington History Museum, 215 W. Main St. Free. www.lexingtonhistorymuseum.org/exhibits/coming.html.

Painting

The Art of Botanical Illustration. 9:30 a.m. Aug. 27-28. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. $475 plus $45 materials fee. (859) 257-9339. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

Pets

Horse, Dog and Cat Adoption Day. 9 a.m. Aug. 30. Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Pkwy. Included with park admission: $15 adults; $8 ages 7-12; free for ages 6 and under. (859) 254-4280. www.kyhorsepark.com.

Lectures

Art @ Noon Lecture Series: Splendid Chemistry. Noon Sept. 3. University of Kentucky Art Museum, 405 Rose St. Free. (859) 257-5716. www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum.

miscellaneous

Ice Skating Celebration. 11 a.m. Aug. 30. Lexington Ice Center, 560 Eureka Springs Dr. $1 admission, skates included. (859) 269-5681. http://lexingtonicecenter.com.

Chimpanzee Celebration. 6 p.m. Sept. 4. Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington-Fayette. $1 donation requested for children 5-11; $2 for 12 and up. www.lasclex.org.

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