pg-12-hj_october_2016Parents and kids will find plenty to do as the weather cools down in October 2016.

Friday, Oct. 7

The Eastside branch of the Lexington Public Library will host Teen Night: Zombie Fright Night Oct. 7 from 5:45 to 8 p.m. Think you have what it takes to survive the zombie apocalypse? Test your skills and put your brains on the line with games, challenges, crafts, and more! Zombie attire highly encouraged. Teens only, grades 7-12.

Saturday, Oct. 8

There will be an anti-bulllying seminar Saturday, Oct. 8 from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Eastside Branch of the Lexington Public Library. Join AKF Lexington Martial Arts for this all-ages seminar on bullying. Enjoy a discussion bullying, and learn some practical self-defense techniques. Registration is open at the library.

Joseph-Beth Booksellers will present Ninja Storytime featuring AKF Lexington Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to noon. All ages are welcome to attend. AKF Lexington will join in for a story, martial arts lessons and a fun craft

Friday, Oct. 21

Finlandia & the Northern Lights will be presented Friday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the  Singletary Center for the Arts. The magic of the Northern Lights illuminates the Singletary Center skies in Finlandia & The Northern Lights. Grammy-nominated composer Christopher Theofanidis blends score, film, and narration into The Legend of the Northern Lights. Described by the Chicago Tribune as a “seamless fusion of science and fantasy,” the work features awe-inspiring visuals of the aurora borealis by astronomer Dr. José Francisco Salgado with a lush score by Theofanidis. Sibelius’ ode to his homeland, Finlandia, and his Symphony No. 1 complete an evening exploration of the sights and sounds of the vast north.

Saturday, Oct. 22

All children are invited to the Eastside Branch of the Lexington Public Library Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2 until 4 p.m. for a Saturday Dropin Craft project. Drop-in craft is for all children. Please stop by the library any time between 2 to 4  p.m. to check out few books and make a small craft to take home.

Sunday, Oct. 23

The Lexington Children’s Theatre will present Frankenstein, starting Oct. 23 and continuing through Nov. 1

The Learning Stage Series is back with this creepy classic. Dr. Frankenstein discovers the power to create life itself. Will the thing he creates be the very thing that causes his undoing?

The public performances will be held Sunday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 29 at 2 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

The play is suggested for children 9 and older or fourth grade or higher.

This article also appears on page 12 of the October 2016 printed edition of the Hamburg Journal. For more Hamburg area news, subscribe to the Hamburg Journal weekly digital newsletter.