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Summer Employment with Parks & Recreation

Enjoy the outdoors, have fun this summer and get paid in the process! Lexington Parks & Recreation is currently hiring for the summer, including camp counselors, lifeguards, special events staff, athletic officials and more.

St. Patrick's Day parade entry deadline extended

It’s not too late to get your group together and join the fun for the 38th annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival on Saturday, March 11.

Early bird registration for the Bluegrass 10,000 ends today

Today is the last chance for runners to register online for the July 4 Bluegrass 10,000 at a discounted early bird rate of $25. Fees for the race will go up to $35 beginning March 1 through last chance registration.



Monday, Nov. 19, 2018

  1. Thanksgiving Dinner for youth

    6 – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018

  1. Pre-turkey Burn

    6 – 8 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018

  1. McConnell Springs – Kentucky American Water Education Center closed

    All Day

  2. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary closed

    All Day

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018

  1. Little Explorers – History Detectives

    10 – 11 a.m.