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Thriller Parade

Sunday, October 26
Main Street-  (Quality Street to Mill Street)

6:30 pm – Dance Showcase
8 pm – Halloween and Thriller Parade

Zombies return to haunt downtown Lexington once again! Come downtown as we celebrate Halloween by re-creating Michael Jackson’s groundbreaking video for Thriller. We're also looking for zombies to dance with Michael as well as entries (people dressed in costume, floats, etc.) to participate in the Halloween parade. To learn more, click here.   

New programming at the Lexington Artworks Cultural Center 

Lexington Parks & Recreation is excited to offer new programming for youth and adults at the Artworks Cultural Center. The first series of classes/workshops are FREE. You can view the complete fall 2014 schedule here. Registration is required to attend the mosaic tile workshop. Click here for the application form. For more information, contact Mindy Stone at 288-2935 or email

Jacobson Park Playground assessment report now completed

An assessment report on the Jacobson Park Playground performed by the company that designed the playground 20 years ago has been completed.

You can read the entire news release here as well as view the report by Leathers & Associates and minutes from the focus group.  



Fun Guide 2014

City seeking donations of community Christmas trees for downtown

The city is seeking donations of community Christmas trees for prominent downtown locations. The trees must be perfectly shaped evergreen trees (40 to 50-feet high, 20 to 25-feet wide) and must be Norway spruce, blue spruce or Douglas fir. (Sorry, no white pine.) The city will remove the trees at no cost to the owner. You can call LexCall at 425-2255 to donate or click here for more information. 


Kids choose fruit over chicken nuggets at City Pools 

Patrons at city pools made healthier choices this past summer thanks to the combined efforts of Lexington Parks and Recreation and the Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition. Working together, they are improving the health of individuals by offering Better Bites, a healthier line of concession stand food, at public pools. (Read more.)


This Week in Parks

Youth basketball registration is taking place this month. The league is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 12.



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facilities, open space and to
efficiently facilitate programs, events
and services, promote wellness
and quality of life for all.


Last updated: 10/23/2014 9:15:08 AM