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This Week in Parks

November 24 – 30, 2014

Thanksgiving Holiday  

November 27-28

Parks offices closed, Community Centers closed. McConnell Springs & Raven Run closed November 27.

Yoga at Raven Run  

November 29
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
Time TBA

 

Upcoming Events

Adult Winter Volleyball Sign-Ups  

December 1-19
Dunbar Community Center

Parks & Recreation will once again offer a co-ed adult winter indoor volleyball league. The league begins first Sunday in January and ends in March. Teams will play a nine-game schedule followed by a post-season tournament. Matches are played on Sunday afternoons at the Castlewood Community Center. Team registration forms will be available beginning December 1. Those interested may call the Athletics Office at 288-2914 to request a registration form or download a form. Registration accepted by teams only. The cost is $200 per team.

Wooden Ornament Carving Class  

December 6
McConnell Springs
10 a.m - 12 p.m.

In this two hour session, participants will hand-carve an ornament out of basswood and then paint it with acrylics. When completed, the ornament will be suitable for hanging on a tree or displaying on a stand. Students do not have to have prior woodcarving experience but should be mature since they will be using sharp tools. The cost is $5 – all tools and materials will be provided by the Lexington Woodcarvers Guild. Registration is limited to 10 people. Call McConnell Springs at 225-4073 for more information or to register.

Prints of the Past Art & Nature  

December 6
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
1 p.m.

Join us at Raven Run as we learn about the history of natural artwork from the last 400 years in a talk and walking tour of the sanctuary. Artists will also be on-hand to allow participants to make a wood block print of their own. To learn more, call 272-6105.

Yoga at Raven Run  

December 6
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us at Raven Run for an afternoon yoga session. The park can provide mats and blankets for up to 10 participants. Please register for this free program by calling the park (859) 272-6105.

Therapeutic Recreation Holiday Dinner Dance  

December 6
Tates Creek Ballroom
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Come and join our holiday celebration! Open to individuals with disabilities who are 13 and over, the TR Holiday Dinner Dance will include music, dancing, great food, door prizes and plenty of fun. The cost is $5 per person for the dance or for parents/caregivers to eat dinner, $8 for dinner/dance combo. Thank you Texas Roadhouse for providing the dinner. For more information or to make a reservation, call Brent Claiborne at 288-2908.

Yoga at Raven Run  

December 13
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us at Raven Run for an afternoon yoga session. The park can provide mats and blankets for up to 10 participants. Please register for this free program by calling the park (859) 272-6105.

SOAR (Save Our American Raptors) at Raven Run  

December 13
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Doris Mager “The Eagle Lady” returns to Raven Run and she is bringing some of her live feathered friends to the program. Join us in learning about our native birds of prey and what we can do to protect and conserve them for future generations. Seating is limited so please call to register for this free program (859) 272 -6105.

Junior Naturalist "Winter Wildlife Treats"  

December 20
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary 
10 a.m.

Youth ages 10 and younger are invited to come out to McConnell Springs for their Junior Naturalist program. Participants will learn about local wildlife and how to make treats for our backyard friends. Please call McConnell Springs at 225-4073 to register for this free program.

Community Center Open for Holiday Hours  

Castlewood, Dunbar and Kenwick Community Centers
December 22- 23, 26, 29-31 and January 2

Fayette County Schools is out for Holiday break so three of the Parks & Recreation community centers will be open for extended hours. Castlewood, Dunbar and Kenwick Community Centers will be open from 12 – 5 pm. William Wells Brown Community Center will be closed while school is not in session. There will be gym activities, games, movies, arts & crafts and more. For more information, call 288-2955.

Christmas Holiday  

December 24 – 25

LFUCG Parks Offices and All Community Centers closed.
McConnell Springs & Raven Run closed December 24-26.

Last updated: 11/24/2014 11:26:33 AM