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Fund for the Arts

LexArts hosted the 2019 Fund for the Arts Campaign Kickoff at The Kentucky Theater. Click here to read more about the event.


Spring Break with LFUCG

If the plan for Spring Break is to stay home in Lexington, then LFUCG has a few ideas to share. Both Raven Run and McConnell Springs are having youth activities throughout spring break to keep the older ones entertained. There is fishing at Jacobson Park, Hiking at Veterans Park, Hiking at Raven Run, Legacy Trail, the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center, and Black Box Theater, just to name a few options. It’s also a great time to get your kites ready for Kitefest at Masterson Station on Saturday, April 20.


Outdoor Adventure Camp at Jacobson Park

Lexington Adventure Programs is offering a half-day camp during FCPS spring break. These camps will take place from 9 am – 1 pm on April 3, 4 and 5 at Camp Kearney at Jacobson Park. Registration is available through the Parks & Recreation website.


New President at Lexington Catholic HS

Lexington Catholic High School has named a new president for the high school. Click here to read about her.


Youth Soccer Camp

Frederick Douglass High School offers Boys and Girls Youth Soccer Camp for ages 5 to 13. The camp runs June 10 through 13 from 6 to 8:30 pm at Frederick Douglass High School.


neighborhood: pregnant woman in white holding her bellySaint Joseph East Maternity Fair

The 20th Annual Maternity Fair, presented by the Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East, is Saturday, April 27 from 9 am to 12:30 pm. Enjoy helpful demonstrations from maternity experts, meet MaKenzie Thomas from The Voice!, and enter for a chance to win a FREE delivery at the Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. The Maternity Fair is at Marriott Griffin Gate, 1800 Newtown Pike.


Henry Clay Senior Winner in State Essay Contest

A senior at Henry Clay High School wins the statewide 12th-grade Secretary of State’s 30th annual essay contest. Find out who that local winner is.


Lexington Children’s Theater Receives National Honors

Lexington Children’s Theater was honored with the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. with the Thomas DeGaetani Award. This award honors an outstanding lifetime contribution to the performing arts/entertainment industry by an individual or a performing arts/entertainment-focused organization.



Apr 1      Breastfeeding Education, 6 pm, Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East

Apr 1       Spring Break “PLAY” Camp, all day, Lex Kids Club

Apr 7       Kids Club Family Day, 11 am, Keeneland

Apr 11     Disney on Ice, Rupp Arena

Apr 11    Baby Steps Class, 3:30 pm, Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East

Apr 13    Easter Bunny, noon, My Favorite Things

Apr 13     Easter Egg Hunt, 1 pm, Crossroads Andover

Apr 13     Easter Treasure Hunt, 10 am, NorthEast Church

Apr 13     The Magical Tales of Beatrix Potter, 2 pm, Lexington Opera House

Apr 20     Easter Eggstravaganza, 11 am, Lake Reba Park (Richmond, KY)

Apr 20     Kitefest, noon, Masterson Station Park

Apr 23     Brenda Cowan Elementary Community Meeting, 5 pm, Crossroads Andover

Apr 24     Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live, 2 pm, Lexington Opera House

Apr 27    Maternity Fair presented by the Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East, 9 am, Marriott Griffin Gate


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




This article also appears on page 12 and 13 of the April 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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