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SEPTEMBER 2017 EVENTS

SEPTEMBER 1


SUMMER NIGHTS IN SUBURBIA

A summer concert series featuring genres to include jazz, bluegrass, indie rock, blues and folk.

 In addition to the live music, there will also be food trucks.

 Bring your lawn chairs/blankets and come enjoy the music.

 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the MoonDance Amphitheater, 1152 Monarch Street, Lexington, KY.


SEPTEMBER 5


EAT, MOVE, LOSE WEIGHT SUPPORT GROUP

12 – 1 pm, Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Road.

 Free weight-loss support group appropriate for anyone wishing to lose weight or maintain weight loss.

 Share struggles and ideas with others. Held first and third Tuesdays most months.

 For more information and to confirm the group is meeting, call 288-2446.


SEPTEMBER 6


GESTATIONAL DIABETES CLASS

 1 – 2 pm, Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Road.

Free class for pregnant women diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes to learn about controlling blood sugar to have a healthy pregnancy.

 For more information or to pre-register, call 288-2446.

SEPTEMBER 8


LEXINGTON FIRE DEPT. RUN/WALK TO REMEMBER

The Run to Remember is a 4.03 mile run/walk held at Coldstream Park in Lexington to remember and honor 403 New York City Firefighters, Police Officers and Port Authority Police Officers who died in the line of duty on September the 11th, 2001 in response to the terrorist attack on America.

The Run to Remember is a fundraiser for UK Children's Hospital.  Start time: 7:00pm, end time 10:00pm.

$25 Race fee ($20 prior to August 29). https://runsignup.com to register or for more info.


SEPTEMBER 9


SUPERHERO RUN

 Presented by Aetna, the 5K run (for all) starts at 9:00am at the Kentucky Horse Park.  1K (for kids) starts at 8:30am.

 Festival and prizes to follow.

 Support CASA of Lexington, which works to ensure that all victims of child abuse and neglect are given a chance to thrive in a safe, permanent home.

 www.lexingtoncasa.com for info or to register.

SEPTEMBER 16


A DAY OF MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION FOR BODY, MIND AND HEART

Saturday September 16th from 9AM-4PM.

The goals of this retreat-like workshop are to: Promote resilience, positive psychology and emotional intelligence, prevent burnout from work and caretaker stress, help you mobilize your own inner resources for healing, learn safe and effective mind-body skills for managing stress-related chronic conditions, and relax the body, quiet the mind and open the heart.

Facilitator: John A. Patterson MD, MSPH, FAAFP. Cost $45-75 sliding scale (Further discounted for UK employees). Location Mind Body Studio 517 Southland Drive Lexington.

Full details at www.mindbodystudio.org.

Pre-registration required by calling 859-373-0033 and emailing john@mindbodystudio.org


SEPTEMBER 25


HEALTH CHATS ABOUT DIABETES

10 – 11 am, The Refuge Clinic, 2349 Richmond Road Suite 220, Lexington.

 Free.

Join us to discuss tips to manage and control diabetes in practical ways.

For more information, call 288- 2446. Sponsored by the Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Department.

SEPTEMBER 26


FAYETTE CO. DIABETES COALITION MEETING

1:00-2:00 Lucky’s Market Community Room, 1030 S Broadway, Lexington, KY 40504.

 Open to anyone concerned about diabetes and interested in making an impact in our community.

Check out Fayette County Diabetes Coalition on Facebook or call

859-288-2347.


SEPTEMBER 30


CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW

Browse jewelry, cosmetics, home décor, unique gifts and more from 11am–3pm at Bridgepointe at Ashgrove, 5220 Grey Oak Lane, Nicholasville, KY.

Craft and vendor show is open to the public.



Aug 2017