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Black Events Calendar August 2017

August 4

Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo

Lexington Convention Center 7:00am-6:00pm

www.lexingtonmbe.com

 

August 5

Lexington Health and Wealth Expo

Samples, Demos, Light Snacks, Music Vendors and more

Living Arts and Science Center

362 N. Martin Luther King Lexington Ky

10:00am-2:00pm – Free to the Public

 

2017 Lyric Back to School Carnival

Enjoy Games, Activities, Free School Supplies & Popcorn

308 E. Third Street -11:00am-3:00pm

www.lexingtonlyric.tix.com

Free and open to the Public

 

August 6

Key Conversations Weekly Talk Radio Show

Sunday 7 a.m. on The Beat 107.9FM www.1079thebeat.com

Sunday 7 p.m. on WUKY 91.3FM www.wuky.org

Big 3 Basketball

Rupp Arena

Former NBA All-stars in half court action

www.ticketmaster.com

 

August 8

Family Nurturing Program

For parents and adolescents

(this program focuses on nurturing and communication skills)

Tuesdays only June 13-August 29, 2017

498 Georgetown Street Suite 133

6:00pm-7:30pm – Free

Contact: (859) 300-5330

Jidenna

Mercury Ball Room

611 S. 4th Street Louisville, Ky 40202

8:00pm

http://mercuryballroom.com

 

August 12

Rupp Arena Job Fair

10-12p.m.

Rupp Arena will host a Job Fair on August 12 to staff up for the 2017-18 busy event season. Starting in September, seasonal positions must be filled in departments such as Security, Guest Services, Concessions and the Ticket Office.

Sisters Road to Freedom, INC.

Molding of Generation Z Summer Program for Youth (10-17 years) and caring
adults/guardians
Developing Healthy Minds 12:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.
Lexington Public Library Downtown Branch
140 E Main St – Cost: Free
Please register with Tamika Whitfield, Program Director at:
sistersroadtofreedom@twc.com or 270-319-2088

August 13

DD Rainbow

Historic St. Paul AME – Gospel Happy Hour Jazz Fest

Tates Creek Golf Course 4:00pm

1400 Gainesway Dr. Lexington, KY

Please make your Reservations in Advance

Ticket Donations $35  —  No Ticket Sales at the Door

For Tickets Contact: St. Paul Gospel Jazz

gospeljazz@spame.org

 

Key Conversations Weekly Talk Radio Show

Sunday 7 a.m. on The Beat 107.9FM www.1079thebeat.com

Sunday 7 p.m. on WUKY 91.3FM www.wuky.org

 

August 14

Fayette County Board of Education

“It’s About Kids” Meeting

701 E. Main St. Lexington, KY

http://www.fcps.net

5:30pm

 

August 15

Council Work Session 2017

2nd Floor, 200 East Main St.

Lexington, KY

https://www.lexingtonky.gov

3:00pm

 

August 15-December 14

Basics 4 Young Bosses

Production Camp and Afterschool Program

Book Publishing, Music & Video Production, Marketing/Communication

Consumer Economics, Clothing Production, Food Production

308 E. Third Street, Lexington KY

5:00pm-8:00pm

support@lexingtonlyric.com or call (859)280-2201

Sign up Today

 

August 16

Opening Ceremony for

Carter G Woodson

1813 Charleston Drive, Lexington KY

 

August 17-20

Tiffany Haddish

Comedy Off Broadway

The Mall at Lexington Green

161 Lexington Green Circle C4, 7:15pm

http://comedyoffbroadway.com/eventList.cfm

(859) 271-5653

 

August 18

East End Family Reunion Dance Party

With DJ Kinard

Charles Young Community Center

540 East Third Street, Lexington KY

8:00pm-12:00am

Free but Donations are welcomed

 

August 19

Lexington Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association

20th Anniversary celebration

Hyatt Regency Downtown Lexington

5:30 – 11:00 PM

Tickets:  $42.00 each

Online Registration Necessary to Attend

Lexcpaaa.org

 

August 20

Key Conversations Weekly Talk Radio Show

Sunday 7 a.m. on The Beat 107.9FM www.1079thebeat.com

Sunday 7 p.m. on WUKY 91.3FM www.wuky.org

 

August 22

Council Work Session 2017

2nd Floor, 200 East Main St.

https://www.lexingtonky.gov

3:00pm

 

August 25

3rd Annual Blue Carpet Affair

Denim & Pearls

Presented by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Kampa Lambda Zeta Chapter

308 E. Third Street, Lexington KY

Doors Open @ 7:30pm

Tickets $20 in advance & $25 at the door

Tickets can be purchased from any KLZ Member or

http://zphibklz.weebly.com/DENIM-AND-PEARLS.html

 

Natural Wonder

The Stevie Wonder Experience

Mercury Ball Room

611 S. 4th Street Louisville, Ky 40202

9:00pm

http://mercuryballroom.com

 

August 26              

Christian-Muslim Dialogue Group of Lexington

Separation of Church and State

Our panelists will speak about the separation and overlap of religion and politics followed by Q&A. The event is free and open to the public.
Panelists: Siddique Malik is a journalist for the Louisville Courier Journal

Hunter Presbyterian Church, 109 Rosemont Garden, Lexington, KY

10:00am

Everyone is welcome – Followed by a pot luck lunch. Bring a dish to share!

 

August 27

Key Conversations Weekly Talk Radio Show

Sunday 7 a.m. on The Beat 107.9FM www.1079thebeat.com

Sunday 7 p.m. on WUKY 91.3FM www.wuky.org

 

13th DuVernay connects the dots between the liberation of slaves by the 13th Amendment signed on January 31, 1865, to the convict leasing that followed, then the Jim Crow system of apartheid, the FBI’s war against Black activism and today’s rampant incarceration of largely poor Black men.

13th – Film Discussion

Sonia Sanchez Lecture Series Discussion Event

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Free Film Screening: 12:30-2:15p

Mass Incarceration/Film Discussion: 2:30-3:30p

All welcome

Visit: https://www.facebook.com/KentuckyWomenWriters for location details

 

 

 

August 28

Fayette County Board of Education

“It’s About Kids” Meeting

701 E. Main St.  http://www.fcps.net

5:30pm

 

August 29

Council Work Session 2017

2nd Floor, 200 East Main St.

https://www.lexingtonky.gov

3:00pm

 

COMING IN SEPTEMBER

Annual Roots and Heritage Festival

September 8-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

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