Storm Drain
Courtesy of LFUCG

Get Creative
The city of Lexington invites the community to submit creative drawings that will help bring attention to local waterways and how the community can keep them clean.

Antiques & Garden Show
The Blue Grass Trust hosts their annual Antiques & Garden Show at the Alltech Arena beginning Friday, March 6 from 10 am until 6 pm. On March 5, Dr. & Mrs. Shailendra Chopra host a Gala Preview Party. This year’s keynote speaker is Editor-in-Chief of FLOWER Magazine, Margot Shaw, on Friday, March 6 at 1 pm. Join Jon Carlo is and Janice Carter Levitch for a Cocktail and Quickfire Seminar on March 6 and March 7 both at 3 pm. Show runs until Sunday, March 8 and registration is required.

Bluegrass Iris Society
Meets Thursday, March 29th, 7 pm, at Hamburg Library.

Seeding the Neighborhood
Seedleaf has partnered with the Lexington Public Library to give seeds to the public to help people plan their gardens. Stop by our neighborhood Hamburg Library to see what’s available.

Paper Recycling
There are seven recycling bins for paper that have been placed throughout Lexington. Residents and businesses may use these bright yellow containers to recycle newspapers, o ice paper, paper mail, magazines, and catalogs. Only paper should be recycled in these bins and should not be placed in blue carts.The paper recycling bins can be found at:

  • Pleasant Ridge Park, 1350 Pleasant Ridge Dr.
  • Masterson Station Park, 3051 Leestown Rd.
  • Constitution Park, 1670 Old Paris Rd.
  • Veterans Park, 650 Southpoint Dr.
  • Good Foods Coop, 455 Southland Dr.
  • Lexington Recycle Center, 360 Thompson Rd.
  • Herald Leader Parking Lot, 100 Midland Ave

Citizens’ Environmental Academy
If you consider yourself a “super citizen” then check out the Citizens’ Environmental Academy. This is a year-long program put together by Lexington’s Department of Environmental Quality and Public Work. This program is designed to engage Fayette County residents in environmental issues throughout Lexington. For those interested in applying, visit Applications are due by March 31.



Home and Garden
Commerce Lexington’s Ambassador of the Year Award was presented to Crystal Newton, Bates Security. Photo by Paul Martin/HJ

Mar 4     Little Sprouts: Animal Habitats in the Garden, 10 am & 11 am, The Arboretum

Mar 6     Antiques & Garden Show, 10 am, Alltech Arena (thru Mar. 8)

Mar 7     Winter Tree ID, 1 pm, The Arboretum

Mar 9     Learn all about Daylilies, 7 pm, Hamburg Library

Mar 10   Vegetable Gardening Seminar, 6 pm, Southern States Co-Op

Mar 21   Stream Walk, 3 pm, Idle Hour

Mar 31   Learn How to Exhibit your Daffodils for Show, 7 pm, Hamburg Library

Events may require tickets or registration. Times, dates and locations are subject to change.



This article also appears on page 28 and 29 of the March 2020 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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