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Wicked Wonders Market sends out call to local artists

Lexington Parks and Recreation is announcing its newest addition to the annual Thriller and Halloween parade— a Wicked Wonders Market featuring artists’ wares that are in line with the spooky spirit of the season. 

Mayor, Council cut ribbon, prepare to open new Senior Center

Mayor Jim Gray, members of the Urban County Council and Lexington’s senior adults are celebrating today … 33 years after Lexington opened its original center for seniors, it’s opening a new center to meet the needs of today’s seniors.

Portions of Woodland Park playground closed throughout the weekend

Portions of the Woodland Park playground will remain closed throughout the weekend due to Poured in Place (PIP) surfacing installation. We apologize for any inconvenience.



Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018

  1. Central Bank Thursday Night Live!

    5 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018

  1. Overnight camping

    6 p.m. – 11 a.m.

  2. Summer Nights in Suburbia

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018

  1. Little Explorers - Butterflies

    10 a.m. – noon

  2. Weekend workout

    10 – 11 a.m.