Citizens Youth Academy: woman in a purple dress with black cardigan talking to a group of students
Photo courtesy of Councilmember Angela Evans social media

Civil Liberties at Douglass
District 6 Councilmember, Angela Evans, visited Frederick Douglass High School to talk to the kids about civil liberties. Elections Manager from Fayette County Clerk’s Office Traci Merriman, Carlos Ross from the County Attorney’s Office, and Major Stephanie Morgerson of LFUCG’s Community Corrections joined her in this seminar.

LCA Cheerleading Squad are National Winners
The LCA Eagles cheerleading squad has won their first national championship from the Universal Cheerleaders Association Cheerleading Championship. The competition took place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Lexus for the Little Ones
Lexus for the Little Ones, organized by the MAP Foundation, announced its sixth annual raffle raising funds for children’s charities throughout Kentucky. Lexus of Lexington will raffle a new 2019 Lexus ES 350 on Sunday, March 10.

neighborhood; parentsNaming the New School
The new elementary school located off Athens-Boonesboro Road has been named Brenda Cowan Elementary, in honor of Lexington’s first African American female firefighter who was lost in the line of duty. Brenda Cowan Elementry will be the largest elementy ever built in Fayette County and is set to open in August 2019.

FCPS Make Up Days
Students in the Fayette County Public Schools will be in school on March 15, May 29, and May 30 to make up for days missed in January due to winter weather and illness. If there are no more missed days due to winter weather, Thursday, May 30 will be the last day of school.



March Madness Fun at the Eastside Branch
The Eastside branch of Lexington Public Library is getting in on the craze for March Madness. They have quite a few events happening in March for the kids of all ages to get them excited for the big tournament:

Sat. March 9, 2-3pm, K-5 Play + Create: March Madness
Drop by for hands-on activities from games to art projects to science experiments. Come play pop-a-shot basketball and have fun with other basketball themed activities.

Mon. March 18, 6-7pm, Teen Space: Pizza & March Madness Brackets
Fuel up with pizza as kids complete their March Madness brackets. For ages 13-18.

Sat. March 23, 2-3pm, K-5 Artists Studio: Basketball Splatter Paint
Bounce, splatter, and roll your way to a masterpiece as you paint with basketballs. Dress for mess. For grades K-5.

March 1        Sayre Spectacular, 6 pm, Hilton Downtown

March 1        Family Seuss Celebration, 3:30 pm, Eastside Library

March 2        Fan Fest, 10 am, Lexington Legends

March 9        Easter Bunny Visit, 10 am RE-Kid

March 16      Easter photos with LuLu the baby lamb, 10 am, RE-Kid

March 16      Fancy Nancy at Storytime, 11 am, Joseph-Beth Booksellers

March 21      Grandparents as Parents Conference, TBD, Clarion

March 30      Very Hungry Caterpillar Party, 2 pm, Eastside

Events may require tickets or registration.



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

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