Parks & Recreation

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Join us for the Shillito Community Build

Twenty six years ago, the Lexington community came together to build the Shillito playground. And this year, we're getting the team back together!

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Junior golf program

Play Golf Lex Junior Programs are designed to create an exciting environment for kids of all skill levels and experience. Play Golf Lex Junior Golf programming is designed and run by U.S. Kids, TPI Junior and PGA Certified Professionals. We will be offering multiple options that will fit the needs of junior golfers, recreationally or competitively.

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News

City Gallery announces latest exhibit “Beveled Edges: Printmaking in Kentucky”

The Downtown Arts Center’s City Gallery is featuring artists from across the Commonwealth in its latest exhibit, “Beveled Edges: Printmaking in Kentucky.” The exhibit will showcase several contemporary printmaking pieces from seven regional artists, and will run from June 10 –

Ten free, awesome outdoor events in Lexington this summer

Whether you are strapped for cash or rolling in dough, these free outdoor events are must-gos!  From music to arts to movies—you’ll find some great options to enjoy good times in Lexington this summer, without having to spend a lot of your hard-earned cash.

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Events

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

  1. Big Band & Jazz

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

  1. Tiny Tot Naturalist – Slithering Serpents

    11 a.m.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

  1. Southland Jamboree

    7 – 9 p.m.

Friday, July 19, 2019

  1. Gallery HOP at the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center

    5 – 9 p.m.

  2. Summer Nights in Suburbia

    7 – 8:30 p.m.