Fayette County

MLK Day holiday calendar of events, closings



Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship. 6 p.m. Jan. 17. Central Christian Church, 205 E. Short St., Lexington. The Rev. Joseph A. Darby, presiding elder of the Beaufort District AME Church, Charleston, S.C., will speak. Centralchristianlex.info.

Unity Breakfast. 6:30 a.m. Jan. 18. Lexington Convention Center Heritage Hall West, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington. Sold out. Lexingtonalpha.org.

Freedom March. 10 a.m. Jan. 18. Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington. Free. www.uky.edu/mlk.

Commemorative Program featuring Danny Glover. 11 a.m. Jan. 18. Lexington Convention Center Heritage Hall, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington. Free. www.uky.edu/mlk.

‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ free screening. 2:30 p.m. Jan. 18. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St., Lexington. Presented by One World Films. www.uky.edu/mlk.

Woodsongs: Sweet Honey in the Rock. 6:45 p.m. Jan. 18. Lyric Theatre, 300 E. Third St., Lexington. $20, $5 students, free for Woodsongs partners. Doors open at 6:20 p.m. Get there before the show to hear the entire I Have a Dream speech by Martin Luther King. 859-252-8888. Woodsongs.com.


Here is how Lexington services will be affected Monday by the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday:

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices: Closed.

Libraries: Closed.

Lextran: Operating on regular schedule.

Mail: No delivery.

Circuit court: Closed.

District court: Closed.

Recycling center, electronic recycling center and Haley Pike waste management facility:Closed.

Trash collection: No collection will be made on Monday. Residents and businesses that normally receive curbside pickup on Monday will be served the Wednesday after the holiday, Jan. 20. Those impacted should place their carts out after 4 p.m. on Tuesday to ensure Wednesday collection. Curbside collection will be affected only for those normally served on Monday.

Businesses with dumpsters (landfill-bound and recycling), normally served by the city on Monday, will have their units picked up on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Businesses with dumpsters, normally served on Tuesdays, will have their units picked up on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Thursday and Friday pick-ups will be made as usual.

For more information, contact LexCall at 311 or (859) 425-2255. Learn more at Lexingtonky.gov.

Lexington Herald-Leader business closed on Monday, Jan. 18. For delivery problems, call 1-800-999-8881.

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