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Tates Creek Branch
Thursday, June 20th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, ,
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Come learn about farming through hip-hop with rapper Farmer Brown the MC, then help plant and decorate a barrel garden for the library! For grades K-5. Registration required.  
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Central Library - Reference Area
Sunday, July 7th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, families, high school
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Make your own nuggets of clay, compost, and seeds that will turn your outdoor space into a flowering wonderland! For adults, while supplies last
Northside Branch - Story Room
Tuesday, July 9th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 years), ,
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Join us to learn about dirt and mud, then create a number of ooey gooey creations to explore! For ages 3-5. No registration required. 
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, July 16th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, ,
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Learn mosaics and similar types of art like mandalas and Native American sand, then create your own work of art using natural materials. For grades K-5. Registration required. 
Registration begins on July 2nd
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, July 22nd - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Age Group(s): families, preschool (3-5 years), K-5th grade
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Learn about cold-blooded wonders, some from your own backyard! This show features live reptiles from the Kentucky Reptile Zoo in Slade, KY. For families. No registration required.
Northside Branch - Story Room
Sunday, July 28th - 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 years), ,
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Join us to learn about dirt and mud, then create a number of ooey gooey creations to explore! For ages 3-5. No registration required. 
Central Library - Gallery
Friday, September 6th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Paint By Nature is a city-sponsored exhibit of local plein air paintings featuring public lands in Lexington. the opening reception will feature a cash bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres.
Central Library - Reference Area
Saturday, September 7th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, middle school, high school
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Replace, Reduce, Rethink our Plastic dependency!  Have you switched from plastic in one or a few ways?  How?  Bring ideas, examples of crafty, ingenious solutions and discuss our shared future.