Fayette County

BRIEFS: Girl Scout Cookies; banner exhibit at Headley-Whitney

It's Girl Scout Cookie time.

Beginning Feb. 25, Girl Scout cookie booths will be at the following locations: Fayette Mall; Sam's Club on New Circle Road; Old Navy in Hamburg; Half-Price Books in Hamburg; Lowe's in Hamburg and on Nicholasville Road; Michael's in Hamburg and on Nicholasville Road; Wal-Mart in Hamburg, on Nicholasville Road and on Saron Drive; Kmart on Nicholasville Road, and many area Kroger stores.

Booth sales will continue through March 20.

Girl Scouts are also still accepting orders. Before booth sales begin, cookies can be ordered for delivery from any Girl Scout, or you can call the Lexington Service Center at 1-800-475-2621 to be directed to a troop.

Headley-Whitney Museum has a banner exhibit

The Headley-Whitney Museum announces the Drive-Thru Art Show featuring banners created by and for the community displayed on light poles in downtown Lexington through Feb. 26.

The project was established to challenge Lexington residents to reflect on their perception of art. Teaming with the Spotlight Lexington Festival during the World Equestrian Games, the museum asked approximately 50 participants ages 2 to 30, "What word would you use to sum up art?"

While painting the banners, participants reflected on the question and gave the inspiring answers found in the show. Drive-Thru Art Show consists of eight double-sided banners with 16 phrases about art.

For more information call (859) 255-6653 or go to Headley-whitney.org.

Dressbarn accepting suits for women's charity

Dressbarn and Dress for Success are teaming up for the ninth annual "Send One Suit Weekend."

From Feb. 24-27 woman's gently-used suits, pants, shirts, skirts, shoes and other professional items can be donated at any of the 825 Dressbarn locations nationwide.

These donations will be distributed to local non-profit organizations for women looking to re-enter the workforce.

Group piano lessons offered for ages 60 and up

The Music Institute of Lexington will offer Beginning Group Piano Classes for students ages 60 and older beginning in March. Classes will be in a piano lab, a relaxed, stress-free environment. An open house for interested students will be 1:30 to 3 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Music Institute Piano Lab located in Trinity Hill United Methodist Church, 3600 Tates Creek Road.

For more information, contact Karen Weckman (kweckman@oenterprises.com) or Nan Richerson at nan@musicforlexington.org or (859) 273-9991.

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