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Lexington city pools now accepting credit cards for admissions and concessions

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Just in time for summer, all of Lexington’s public aquatic centers and pools now accept debit/credit cards. Pool patrons may pay admissions and concessions with any major credit card.   “Our aquatic centers and pools are a fun and affordable …

To keep your Memorial Day picnic illness-free, follow these food safety guidelines

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One out of every six people gets sick from a foodborne illness each year, and a few extra precautions can help keep your Memorial Day meals illness-free this year.   The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department offers the following food safety …

Legends’ homestand features appearance by former Major League slugger Jose Canseco

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  The Lexington Legends will welcome Jose Canseco back to Whitaker Bank Ballpark Friday. The former big league slugger’s Home Run Challenge is one of the highlights of a brief but fun-packed four-game homestand that begins Thursday as the Legends, …

Somerset Community College to host
36th annual ‘Kids Kollege’ in June

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  Somerset Community College will be hosting the annual Kids Kollege program this summer for children ages six to 12. Kids Kollege, now in its 36th year, will be held in two sessions. The first session will be June 15 …

Science Guy: Make your own fun
with this recipe for ‘glow slime’

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Slime is always fun to play with, especially when it glows in the dark. “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use a few ingredients from around the house to create a batch of homemade …

Local family produces golf tournament benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association

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Area golfers will come together to support the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter on Saturday, May 30, 2015 for the fourth annual A Round to Remember Golf Tournament.   The event, held at Connemara Golf Course, is …

All dressed up with somewhere to pedal; race through downtown in your best for Bike Prom

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  Why take a limo to prom when you can ride your bike?   This prom is in motion. Join the fun for Kentucky’s most glamorous bike ride, the Living Arts and Science Center’s seventh annual Bike Prom.   Get …

Fourth Fridays return with the LAL’s new exhibit ‘FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual’

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  The Lexington Art League announces the return of its art-centric event series, Fourth Fridays, in celebration of its summer exhibition “FEAST: Pleasure + Hunger + Ritual.” The Fourth Fridays premiere May 22 from 6 – 9 p.m. as the …

Registration is open for nine weeks of art and science classes for people ages 2 and older

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  Beginning June 1, nine week-long sessions will offer creative and fun education in a wide range of artistic and scientific media. Over 140 classes, all taught by professional artists and arts and science educators, will be offered during the …

James Halcomb: Director makes longtime vision become reality in reboot of Mad Max

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  Could Mad Max: Fury Road be not only my favorite movie of the years so far, but also one of the year’s best films? I think so, and so do many critics. Moviegoers this past weekend may have preferred …

If at first you do succeed, ‘why not’ try again? Chef Foster, Everts opening The Sage Rabbit

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    Finding success in the restaurant business is pretty much a 50-50 proposition. And for the half that do make it, there is no guarantee they’ll do more than break even.   Yet, John Foster – well-known Lexington chef, …

Road Tripping in Kentucky: Blair Hess, Cameron Ludwick share no-rules adventures

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  By John Gregory KET   Take two long-time girlfriends who share a sense of adventure, give them a stack of road maps and full tank of gas, and you get My Old Kentucky Road Trip, a book and website …

‘A Gathering of Descendants’ June 13-14 is
a family reunion Fort Boonesborough style

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  Calling all Boones … and other descendants of Daniel Boone and settlers who lived at Fort Boonesborough in the late 1700s.   Fort Boonesborough State Park will host “A Gathering of Descendants” June 13-14 and will have historical organizations …

Story of B-17 pilot, Silver Star recipient to be told at Aviation Museum of Kentucky May 20

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John Klette drove directly from Northern Kentucky to Dayton, Ohio, to volunteer for the US Army Air Corps in spring 1943. He went on to fly bombers in World War II and earn the Silver Star, the third highest military …

Keeneland celebrating the 140th Preakness with live simulcast, wagering this weekend

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  Keeneland will celebrate the 140th running of the Preakness (G1) at Pimlico on Saturday, May 16, by presenting a live simulcast of the race and offering crab cakes, barbecue and the official drink of the Preakness, the “Black-Eyed Susan.” …

Science Guy: Unlock your (or your parents’) vehicle with your brain… and some water

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Do you ever forget where you parked your car? If so, “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how you can increases the power of the remote keyless entry by using your brain.   Unlock Your Vehicle …

‘Mind Matters’ Health Fair in Lexington
May 18 will focus on brain and nutrition

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Kentucky Health News   Nationally known Bluegrass chef Ouita Michel of Midway, who owns seven Lexington-area eateries, will be cooking up free “brain healthy” food at the seventh annual “Mind Matters” Health Fair Monday, May 18 at the Fayette County …

Think Local, Drink Local draws Craft Beer Week to close with collaborative event May 16

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Join West Sixth Brewing this Saturday for their annual event, Think Local, Drink Local III.   One time a year, they take over ten taps with Kentucky brews, celebrating their great and growing craft beer culture.   It’s also the …

James Halcomb: Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest brings the beer (and more) to you May 16

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  The second annual Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest will be held this Saturday, May 16. The event will take place at the Lexington Convention Center with 180 beers from over 50 different craft breweries including Goose Island Beer …

VIP packages available for Split Rock Jumping Tour’s black-tie gala May 22-24

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  The Split Rock Jumping Tour, the new international show jumping series modeled after successful European shows that will give competitors, sponsors and spectators an “Unparalleled Show Jumping Experience,” is also set to create a truly ‘Unforgettable Social Experience.”   …