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This Week in Parks

October 20 – 26, 2014

Fright Nights at Jacobson Park  

September 26 – November 2
Jacobson Park
Thursdays –Sundays & Halloween Night
7:30–11:30 pm

Fright Nights at Jacobson Park returns for three years in a row, this Halloween and promises to be scarier than ever. Spread across 40 acres, patrons can enjoy three different attractions: the Dark Forest, 13 Doors & Entrapment. There is no age limit; however, we strongly encourage all parents/guardians to not bring their children under the age of 13. Additionally, patrons are not allowed to wear costumes. There are no refunds. This event takes place from 7:30–10 pm on Thursday and Sunday nights as well as Halloween week it is open from 7:30 pm–11:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. For more information visit www.frightnightlex.com or call 859-229-4335.

Youth Basketball Registration  

Registration October 1–October 31

Parks & Recreation offers a youth basketball league for boys and girls ages 5–15. (Player’s age as of November 30, 2014.) Leagues offered include Co-Rec. Little Dribblers (5 & 6), Co-Rec. Training (7–9) and Co-Rec. Junior Varsity (Boys & Girls 13–15). Players may register as a returning player for a team in their current age division if they have previously played for that team in that age division. All other players register as a new player and will be assigned to a team. The registration fee is $55 per participant – uniform and practice facility rental cost not included. Individuals may register online, by mail or in person. Click Here for additional information on registration and league locations or call 288-2915.

Lexington Senior Adults Trip  

October 31
Howling Halloween Hootenanny
LCS on Nicholasville Road
11 a.m.

 

Yoga at Raven Run  

November 1 
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
3 p.m.

 

Upcoming Events

Community Centers extended hours for Election Day  

November 4
12 - 5 p.m.

Fayette County Schools will be closed, so Parks & Recreation Community Centers will be open 12 – 5 pm. Winburn will be closed. For more information please call 288-2955.

Environmental History  

November 9 
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
1 p.m.

 

Junior Naturalist–“Birds of Prey”  

November 15
McConnell Springs
11 a.m.

Youth ages 10 and younger are invited to come out to McConnell Springs for their Junior Naturalist program. Dr. Tom Sproat will be bringing live birds to discuss their adaptations. To learn more about this free program, call 225-4073.

Yoga at Raven Run

November 15
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
10 a.m.

 

Turkey Run  

November 22
Castlewood Community Center
11 a.m.

For ages 5 – 12. Registration: 10 to 11 a.m.   Run starts at 11.

Yoga at Raven Run 

November 22
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
Time TBA

 

Weekend Workout  

November 22
McConnell Springs
10 a.m.

McConnell Springs is looking for a few good volunteers! Individuals are needed to help with weed pulling, garden upkeep, trail maintenance and more. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes and work gloves. Volunteers should come to the Education Center at 10 am and stay as long as your schedule permits. For additional information, call McConnell Springs at 225-4073

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

 

Last updated: 10/27/2014 9:35:03 AM