Community

Fayette County calendar

Activism

Fayette Young Democrats: School Supply Drive. 10 a.m. Every weekday until Nov. 20. Fayette County Democratic Party Headquarters, 431 S. Broadway. Free. www.fayetteyoungdems.com.

Mountain Top Removal Teach-In. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11. Newman Center, 320 Rose Ln. Free. http://twentydaysforpeaceandjustice.org.

Human Rights Human Differences: We All Belong. 6 p.m. Oct. 13. Lexington Public Library-Central Library, 140 E. Main St. Free. (859) 252-4931, (859) 252-7057. http://twentydaysforpeaceandjustice.org.

Charity and Volunteer

Annual Charity Run for Hannah's House. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11. True Life Church, 407 Kingston Rd. (859) 533-3480.

Roots and Heritage Festival Ball. 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Crowne Plaza Hotel Lexington — The Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway. $50. (859) 420-5696 or (859) 608-1933 after 7 p.m. www.rootsandheritagefestival.com.

Civic/Government

Castlewood Neighborhood Association Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9. Grace Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 811 Bryan Ave. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/castlewoodlex.

Judicial Candidate Forum. 6 p.m. Oct. 15. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St. Free. (859) 494-3203. www.lwvlexington.com.

Clubs and meetings

Henry Clay High School class of 1998 reunion. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine St. $40 or $70. www.hchs1998reunion.com.

Scandinavian Heritage Society fall festival dinner. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Pre-paid reservations required by Oct. 15. (859) 269-8142.

conferences/trade shows

Quilters Guild of the Bluegrass meeting. 6 p.m. Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 13. Southside Church of Christ, 1533 Nicholasville Rd. (859) 296-1186.

Joyland Neighborhood Association Meeting. 7 p.m. Oct. 9. First Church of God, 505 Kingston Rd. (859) 299-1685. www.geocities.com/joyland_jna.

Ice Skating Chill Out. 10 a.m. Fridays through Dec. 5. Lexington Ice Center, 560 Eureka Springs Dr. Fee varies with registration dates. (859) 619-6228. http://lexingtonicecenter.com.

Kentucky Blue Star Moms, Chapter 2, Community Picnic. 2 p.m. Oct. 12. Shillito Park, 300 West Reynolds Rd. KyBlueStarMoms@aol.com or www.kybluestarmomschapter2.org.

Lexington Travel Club Meeting. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. (Pre-meeting dinner at Winchell's Restaurant, 345 Southland Dr., at 5:30 p.m.) Hunter Presbyterian Church, 109 Rosemont Garden. (859) 277-6900 or (859) 275-1606.

Books

O the Clear Moment reading by Lexington author Ed McClanahan. 5 p.m. Oct. 8. 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower. University of Kentucky, 253 Student Center.

Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines book signing. 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 161 Lexington Green Cir.

Friends of the Lexington Public Library Book Sale. Noon-6 p.m. Oct. 12; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 13-17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18; noon-5 p.m. Oct. 19. Millpond Center, Man o' War Blvd. and Boston Rd. (859) 231-5505. www.friendsbookcellar.org/friends.

Community

See What It Takes to Be a Firefighter. 9 a.m. Oct. 11. Beaumont YMCA, 3251 Beaumont Centre Cir. Free. (859) 219-9622. www.ymcaofcentralky.org.

Workshops and Classes

Survival Skills Seminar: Workplace Violence. 2 p.m. Oct. 8. Lexington Public Library, 140 E. Main St. Free. (859) 258-9622. www.ymcaofcentralky.org.

support groups

NAMI Consumer and Family Support Groups. 2:30 p.m. every Sunday. Consumer and Family Center at Eastern State Hospital, 624 W. Fourth St. Free. (859) 272-7891. http://lexington.nami.org.

Overcomers Recovery Meeting. 7 p.m. Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 31. Clays Mill Road Baptist Church, 3000 Clays Mill Rd. Free. (859) 619-8113

Food and Dining

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

Health

Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer Screening. 9 a.m. Oct. 11. The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department South, 2433 Regency Rd. Price based on participant's income. (859) 288-2446.

Better Eating for Life, Put Protein in Its Place. 2 p.m. Oct. 11. Good Foods Market & Cafe, 455 Southland Dr. $12.

Cancer Survivorship Class: Stress Management and Concentration and Memory. 6 p.m. Oct. 14. Central Baptist Hospital, 1740 Nicholasville Rd. (859) 260-6174. www.centralbap.com.

Health Fair. 5 p.m. Oct. 15. St. Luke United Methodist Church, 2351 Alumni Dr. Free. (859) 269-4687. www.stlukeumc.org.

History

History to Chew On Series. 6 p.m. Oct. 9. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln. Free. (859) 225-4073.

Lincoln and His Wife's Hometown, 1841-1850. Noon every Sun., Mon. and Fri., 10 a.m. Sat. Lexington History Museum, 215 W. Main St. Free. www.lexingtonhistorymuseum.org/exhibits/coming.html.

Discovering Your Family Tree. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch, 3080 Fieldstone Way. free. (859) 231-5570.

Blue Grass Trust Brown Lecture: City Branding and City Identity in Rotterdam, by Michael Speaks. Noon Oct. 14. Hunt-Morgan House, 201 N. Mill St., Lexington. Free. (859) 253-0362. www.bluegrasstrust.org.

André Michaux and the European Quest for New World Plants. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. $8. (859) 257-9339. www.ca.uky.edu/Arboretum/cal_events.php.

Home and Garden

The Edible Garden: Putting Your Garden to Bed. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Free (donations accepted). (859) 257-9339. www.ca.uky.edu/Arboretum/cal_events.php.

Libraries

Goth Sock Puppet? Duct Tape Rose? 4 p.m. Oct. 13. Lexington Public Library, Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Creek Dr. Free. (859) 231-5560.

Play Wii for Teen Read Week. 6 p.m. Oct. 13. Lexington Public Library, Village Branch, 2185 Versailles Rd. Free. (859) 231-5590.

Teen Read Week: Twilight Tees. 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Lexington Public Library, Northside Branch, 1737 Russell Cave Rd. Free. (859) 231-5560.

Paying for College 101. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Dr. Free. (859) 231-5580.

Take a Bite. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Dr. Free. (859) 231-5580.

Teen Read Week: Writing Workshop. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. Lexington Public Library, Northside Branch, 1737 Russell Cave Rd. Free. (859) 231-5560.

'Tween Reads. 5 p.m. Oct. 15. Lexington Public Library, Village Branch, 2185 Versailles Rd. Free. (859) 231-5575.

Stories Before Bedtime. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Lexington Public Library, Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Creek Dr. Free. (859) 231-5560.

Teen Read Week: Breaking Dawn. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Lexington Public Library, Northside Branch, 1737 Russell Cave Rd. Free. (859) 231-5590.

Nature

Fall Color Walk. 2 p.m. Oct. 12. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. $1. (859) 257-9339. www.ca.uky.edu/Arboretum/cal_events.php.

Miscellaneous

2008 Decorators' Showcase. 10 a.m. Oct. 8-10. 3284 Paris Pike. $12 in advance; $15 at the door. (859) 277-9215. www.ombuddy.org.

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