Community

Fayette County calendar

Activism

Fayette Young Democrats: School Supply Drive. 9 a.m. Sept. 17-Oct. 1. Fayette County Democratic Party Headquarters, 431 S. Broadway, Lexington-Fayette. Free. www.fayetteyoungdems.com.

Constitution Day Forum: Young Voters and the Presidential Election, moderated by Buck Ryan. 11 a.m. Sept. 17. University of Kentucky Main Building, 410 Administration Dr., Lexington. Free. (859) 257-4360. www.uky.edu.

Young Dems Do Dinner, Drinks and Politics at Buddy's. 6 p.m. Sept. 18. Buddy's Bar & Grill, 854 E. High St., Lexington. Free. www.fayetteyoungdems.com.

Lexington Woman's Club Clothing Center Open House. 11 a.m. Sept. 26. Lexington Woman's Club Clothing Center, 700 Bullock Pl., Lexington.

Urban County Council Candidate Forum. 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Free. (859) 494-3203. www.lwvlexington.com

Charity and volunteer

Right to Life of Central Kentucky Walk for Life. 9 a.m. Sept. 20. Registration at 9 a.m. Walk begins at 9:45. ckrtl@alltel.net. Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Clays Mill Road, Lexington. (859) 272-3920.

4th Annual Lighthouse Auction Charity Event. 7 p.m. Sept. 20. ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. $30 per person. (859) 259-3434. www.thelighthouseministries.org.

Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk. Noon Sept. 21. Check in at 11 a.m. Walk starts at noon. Coldstream Research Park, 1501 Newtown Pike, Lexington. www.outofthedarkness.org.

Kentucky ADAPT's Fun Walk. 9 a.m. Sept. 27. Registration at 8 a.m. Event starts at 9 a.m. Meet at shelter #4, Jacobson Park, 4001 Athens-Boonesboro Rd., Lexington. $20 for preregistration; $25 day of event. www.kyadaptfunwalk.com.

CASA 10K Run for Kids' Sake. 7 a.m. Sept. 20. Spindletop Hall, 3414 Ironworks Pike, Lexington. (859) 246-4334. www.lexingtoncasa.com/run.

Young at Heart kickoff celebration for ITN Bluegrass. 8:30 a.m. Sept. 20. ITN Bluegrass is a new non-profit organization providing rides for the elderly and visually impaired adults in the Lexington area. 8:30-9 a.m: gathering and refreshments; 9-10 a.m.: speech; 10 a.m: showing of the movie Young at Heart. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St., Lexington. Call (859) 252-8665.

Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk. 2 p.m. Sept. 21. Visit or call to form team or make donation.Applebee's Park, 1200 N. Broadway, Lexington. 1-800-272-3900. www.alz.org.

Mural Unveiling Party and Duncan Park Stage Fund-raiser. 5 p.m. Sept. 20. Music by The Deep Vibration and Fifth on the Floor. Al's Bar, 601 N. Limestone, Lexington. Donations accepted.

Moonlight at Gainesway: A Benefit Gala for the University of Kentucky School of Music. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20. Gainesway Farm, 3750 Paris Pike, Lexington. $150 per person; corporate sponsorships available. (859) 257-4900. www.uky.edu/FineArts/Music/moonlight.

Camp Horsin' Around's Sixth Annual Camp Out. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Gainesway Farm, 3750 Paris Pike, Lexington. $100 per person. (859) 381-9998. www.camphorsinaround.org.

6th Annual Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky Buddy Walk. 8:30 a.m. Sept. 27. Keeneland Race Course, 4201 Versailles Rd., Lexington. $15. (859) 276-0579. www.dsack.org.

Fairs and festivals

Saint Andrew Orthodox Church Heritage Festival. 11 a.m. Sept. 27, noon Sept. 28. Saint Andrew Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1136 Higbee Mill Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 223-5091. www.standrewlexington.org.Folk

Emancipation Celebration lunch featuring Velma Maia Thomas, historian, author and curator of the Black Holocaust Museum. Noon Sept. 19. Portofino, 249 E. Main St., Lexington. $50. www.rootsandheritagefestival.com.

Festival Latino de Lexington. 6 p.m. Sept. 19, 3 p.m. Sept. 20. Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, 120 N. Limestone, Lexington. Free. (859) 288-2925. www.lfucg.com/parks.

Emancipation Celebration. 10 a.m. Sept. 20. Cheapside Park, 251 W. Main St, Lexington. Free. www.rootsandheritagefestival.com

Second Annual Bob Brown Singing Concert. 4 p.m. Sept. 20. Bob Brown House, 507 Rodgers Rd., Lexington. Free.. (859) 293-0886.

Egyptian Band Fall Tea and Style Show. 2 p.m. Sept. 21. Oleika Shrine Center, 326 Southland Dr., Lexington. $15. (859) 333-0146 or (859) 621-8999.

2008 Decorators' Showcase. 10 a.m. Sept. 27, 29 and 30; 10 a.m. Oct. 1-3, Oct. 6-10. Shady Side, 3284 Paris Pike, Lexington. $10, advance tickets; $15 at the door. (859) 277-9215. www.ombuddy.org.

Ice Skating Chill Out. 10 a.m. Sept. 19 and 26; 10 a.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and Oct. 31; 10 a.m. Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28; 10 a.m. Dec. 5. Lexington Ice Center, 560 Eureka Springs Dr., Lexington. (859) 619-6228. http://lexingtonicecenter.com.

Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show and Sale. 10 a.m. Sept. 27, noon Sept. 28. National Guard Armory, 4301 Airport Road, Lexington. $1 adults, 50 cents children 6-12 (maximum of $3 per family). (859) 537-1776. www.lexingtonrockclub.com.

Fall Festival. 8 a.m. Sept. 20. Yard sale, bake sale, food, music and more. Russell Cave Road Baptist Church, 3179 Russell Cave Rd., Lexington.

Sin Thé Martial Arts tournament. 9 a.m. Sept. 20. Lexington Catholic High School Cafeteria, 2250 Clays Mill Rd., Lexington. (859) 275-2148. www.sinthe.com

Family Day: My Old Kentucky Home. 1 p.m. Sept. 21. The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, 405 Rose St., Lexington. Free. (859) 257-5716. www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum.

The Fru-Gal Fair coupon swap and more. 11 a.m. Sept. 20. Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Ave., Lexington. Free. Sally Scherer, (859) 231-3303..

Clubs and meetings

Bluegrass Parrothead Club. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21. Racquet Club Bar and Grill, 3900 Crosby Dr., Lexington. Free. (859) 312-9646. www.bgphc.com.

Lafayette Alumni Annual Pot Luck Picnic. 4:30 p.m. Sept. 20. Bach Farm, Redd Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 278-1489.

Mountain Club Picnic. Noon Sept. 27. Shillito Park Shelter 13, 300 W. Reynolds Rd., Lexington. (859) 277-0455 or (859) 299-7285.

Fashions for Our Fun. 11:30 a.m. Sept. 19. Double Tree Guest Suites, 2601 Richmond Rd., Lexington. $26. (859) 259-0407. www.newcomersclub.com/ky.html#Lexington.

NAMI Consumer and Family Support Groups. 2:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and 28; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Consumer and Family Center at Eastern State Hospital, 624 W. Fourth St., Lexington. (859) 272-7891. http://lexington.nami.org.

Overcomers Recovery Meeting. 7 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26; 7 p.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31; 7 p.m. Nov. 7 and 14. Clays Mill Road Baptist Church, 3000 Clays Mill Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 619-8113.

Sports

Dixie Youth Basketball and Cheerleading Sign-Ups. 5 p.m. Sept. 19, 10 a.m. Sept. 20. Ages for basketball are 5-12 years, cheerleading is 4-14. Kenawood Public Park, 612 Bryanwood Pkwy, Lexington. Basketball: (859) 509-4409. Cheerleading: (859) 509-4409.

pets

Annual Rabies Clinic. 6 p.m. Sept. 18. Low-cost shots for pets. Cats must be in carriers; dogs must be on leashes. Third Street Fire Station, 219 E. Third St., Lexington. $3. (859) 231-9791.

libraries

Clack Mountain String Band. 2 p.m. Sept. 20. Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Dr., Lexington. Free. (859) 231-5580. www.lexpublib.org.

Kentucky Ecuador Partners: Reception. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. www.lexpublib.org/central.

Bluegrass in the Bluegrass Series: Kentucky Wild Horse. 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Free. (859) 231-5554.

High Five Club. 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Lexington Public Library, Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Creek Dr., Lexington. Free. (859) 231-5560.

Homework Help 24/7 From the Library. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. www.lexpublib.org/central.

Classes and workshops

Women Leading Kentucky Fall Roundtable Noon Luncheon Series. Sept. 17: Kentucky Court of Appeals Chief Justice Sara Combs; Oct. 16: P.J. Cooksey, former jockey and P.R. director for Kentucky Horse Racing Authority; Nov. 20: Sculptor Erika Strecker and LexArts CEO Jim Clark.Sal's Italian Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington. $35 per session or $100 for series. www.womenleadingky.com.Visual Arts

Teatime for Teachers. 4:30 p.m. Sept. 17. The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, 405 Rose St., Lexington. Free. (859) 257-5716.

Waltz Classes. 7 p.m. Sept. 22 and 29; 7 p.m. Oct. 6. ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. $38. (859) 797-8281. http://lexingtonvintagedance.org.

Energy Pros Free Home Energy Seminar. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Academic Technical Building lobby.Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 470 Cooper Dr., Lexington. (859) 523-4773.

Meet glass artist Rollin Karg. 10 a.m. Sept. 20. Artique Gallery at Lexington Green, 161 Lexington Green Cir., Lexington. Free. (859) 272-8802

Lexington Irish Dancers class session. 6 p.m. Sept. 17 and 24; 6 p.m. Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; 6 p.m. Nov. 5, 12 and 19. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 425 Patchen Dr., Lexington. $85. (859) 873-3521.

Commissioned Portraiture Workshop with Pamela Wildermuth. 9 a.m. Sept. 17. Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Ironworks Pk., Lexington. (859) 281-6031. www.aaea.net.

Genes and Ovarian Cancer: A Discussion. 10 a.m. Sept. 20. University of Kentucky W.T. Young Library, 401 Hilltop Ave., Lexington. Free. 1-800-333-8874

Heart to Home Adoption Training Seminar. 9 a.m. Sept. 20. Southern Heights Baptist Church, 3408 Clays Mill Rd., Lexington. $45 per couple; $25 per person. (859) 433-1206. www.hearttohomeadopt.org.

Oil Painting Workshop with Sheila Barnes and Fay Bohlayer. 9 a.m. Sept. 22-26. Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Ironworks Pk., Lexington. (859) 281-6031. www.aaea.net.

Central Kentucky Computer Society Classes, 160 Moore Dr., Suite 107, (859) 373-1000, $49.

■ SeniorNet Microsoft Word. 10 a.m. Sept. 22 and 29; 10 a.m. Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27. www.ckcs.org.

■ SeniorNet Beginning Digital Imaging classes. 10 a.m. Sept. 23 and 30; 10 a.m. Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28. .

■ SeniorNet Greetings Classes. 1 p.m. Sept. 23 and 30; 1 p.m. Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28.

■ SeniorNet Microsoft Excel Classes. 1 p.m. Sept. 24; 1 p.m. Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22.

■ SeniorNet Beyond Basics Classes. 10 a.m. Sept. 25; 10 a.m. Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.

■ SeniorNet Mac Operating System Classes. 10 a.m. Sept. 26; 10 a.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31.

■ SeniorNet Mac Internet Classes. 10 a.m. Sept. 27; 10 a.m. Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25; 10 a.m. Nov. 1.

Portraiture Workshop Series with Ben Durham. 6 p.m. Sept. 18 and 25; 6 p.m. Oct. 2 and 9. LAL @ Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Dr., Lexington. $125 for non-members $100 LAL members. (859) 254-7024. www.lexingtonartleague.org.

Racial Fairness Commission: What Is Fair, What Is Just? Noon Sept. 17. University of Kentucky College of Law Courtroom, 620 S. Limestone, Lexington. Free. (859) 257-1742. www.uky.edu/

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