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OCTOBER 2018 EVENTS

MONDAYS


MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR)

The “gold standard” mindfulness program. Orientation 6-8 PM Monday night October 15th fol- lowed by 8 Thursday night sessions 6:00-8:30 PM.

Learn to promote resilience, prevent burnout, cultivate compassion and manage stress-related chronic conditions. Instructor- John A. Patterson MD, MSPH, FAAFP.

Mind Body Studio 517 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY 859-373-0033. UK Wellness Program offers deep discount for UK employees, retirees and spouses. Full details at www.mindbodystudio.org


WEDNESDAYS


MINDFULNESS AND RELAXATION FOR HEALTH

 Relax the body, quiet the mind, open the heart.

Arrive 6:00-6:30 and deeply relax, instruction 6:30-8:00 PM. Mobilize inner resources for promoting health, preventing burnout and managing stress-related chronic disease.

Study and practice in a supportive group. Gentle yoga, mindful movement, deep relaxation, sitting meditation and discussion. Instructor- John A. Patterson MD, MSPH, FAAFP, Cost $10.

Mind Body Studio 517 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY 859-373-0033. Full details at www.mindbodystudio.org


FRIDAYS


ARGENTINE TANGO  

Passionate and Romantic- Mindful and Meditative. A uniquely transformative social skill, art form and movement therapy. No partner or dance experience required.   Friday evening 7:30-9:00 PM. You may drop-in to any class- this is not a series. Cost $10. Instructors- Dr. John Patterson and Nataliya Timoshevskaya.

Mind Body Studio 517 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY 859-373-0033. Full details at www.mindbodystudio.org


OCTOBER 2


LABOR WORKSHOP FOR COUPLES

Our popular workshop focuses on preparing to labor effectively, comfort measures for labor, and partner support skills. Intended as a complement to your childbirth series.

(For pregnant women in 3rd trimester and their partners). Registration Required. 7:00-9:30pm at Baby Moon, 2891 Richmond Rd, Ste 103; www.babymoonlex.com.

OCTOBER 6


GO BIG BLUE 4 MILER PRESENTED BY KROGER SIMPLE TRUTH

 Join all of Big Blue Nation for a 4 Miler that finishes inside Kroger Field! Come run or walk in the 2nd Annual GO BIG BLUE 4 MILER presented by Kroger Simple Truth on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 8:30am.

This unique 4 mile run/walk is the perfect experience for every UK sports fan young and old.  Our race starts outside Gate 12 of Kroger Field and finishes on the playing field. Your 4 mile journey through south campus will take you through 7 athletic fields including soccer, softball, baseball and track. Our race features a commemorative t-shirt, music piped into the various sports complexes and a tailgate celebration featuring the Wildcat Mascot, UK Cheerleaders and more!

  Please note the course will not support strollers or pets.  Bring the whole family as we have a 1.35 mile fun run/walk (untimed) and a Junior Wildcat Club Kids Race (1/2 mile) which starts at 8:15am also finishes on the field and plenty of room in the stands at Kroger Field for spectators to take it all in. www.healthandwellnessmagazine.net/race-calendar.html for more information.


OCTOBER 7 - 28


PRENATAL YOGA

Feel Better. Be Stronger. Prepare for Birth. Our classes are beneficial for moms & babies during all stages of pregnancy. Emphasis is on safety and no yoga experience is needed. Come breathe with us! All trimesters welcome, no previous yoga experience required.

 Drop-ins welcome, class packages also available. 2:00-3:15pm at Baby Moon, 2891 Richmond Rd, Ste 103; www.babymoonlex.com.


OCTOBER 9


TUESDAY TUNES

4-6pm Scott Collins performing, wine and cheese Brookdale Richmond Place.


OCTOBER 16


PARKINSON’S BIG & LOUD

10 – 11 am

 Held at Brookdale Richmond Place 11:30am–1:00pm. 

Lunch provided. Reserve your seat with Megan Dayne 859-269-6308 Ext 103.

OCTOBER 16


MATERNITEA

This FREE informational session will help you navigate the next 9 months--and beyond--with help from our team of experts. We’ll answer all your questions and hook you up with the best resources for planning your unique pregnancy, birth, and new parent experience! Open to women and partners from pre-conception through pregnancy (all trimesters). Information, refer- rals, and good company abound. Get connected now and learn about classes, exercise, massage, doulas and more! 6:00-7:15pm at Baby Moon, 2891 Richmond Rd, Ste 102; www.babymoonlex.com.


OCTOBER 20


CBD OIL COMMUNITY EDUCATION CLASS  

Are you curious about CBD Oil and it’s many benefits? Are you interested in learning about the application of CBD Oil and want to try it? Then this class is for you! You are not obligated to buy the CBD Oil, but you can if you choose. We will start class with an in depth discussion on CBD Oil and it’s benefits and many applications. We will discuss the history of cannabis use and how CBD affects the agricultural landscape in KY. Then we will finish with a Q&A time that you are encouraged to ask and share. This is a FREE Class! 3:30pm at Love & Grace Yoga Studio, 1250 Winchester Road, Lexington KY 40505. Ph:859-797-5529. Private Parking Lot parking available.


OCTOBER 24


ALZHEIMER’S FUNDRAISER

At Zaxby’s on Richmond Rd: Alzheimer’s Fundraiser with Brookdale Richmond Place. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Alzheimer’s Association if you let them know Brookdale Richmond Place sent you that day.


OCTOBER 27


PUMPKIN RUN 3K

Please join us for the Easter Seals Pumpkin Run 3K benefiting Easter Seals Cardinal Hill Adaptive Recreation.  Our race will be held October 27, 2018 at 9:30 am at Wellington Park. RACE DAY REGISTRATION OPENS AT 8:30 AM ON RACE DAY! In addition we are offering several family fun activities including pumpkin pie at the finish line, costume contest for all ages, trick or treating and more!!! The 3K will feature chip timing by 3 Way Racing, overall and age group awards and race T-shirts for all registrants. Come join in the fun and help raise money and awareness for our adaptive recreation programs. Additional race information can be found at http://cardinalhill.org/

OCTOBER 27


SPOOKY SPRINT 5K

Join us for the inaugural Spooky Sprint 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 27th at 5pm at The Club at UK's Spindletop Hall.  Our race will benefit the Lexington Humane Society and is presented by the Lexington Young Professionals Association (LYPA). http://healthandwellnessmagazine.net/ race-calendar.html for more information.


OCTOBER 28


HALLOWHINNY FALL FESTIVAL

Kentucky Horse Park from 1pm– 6pm. First 100 people that check in for the event at the Visitor Center will receive a special Halloween-themed gift. There will be fire pits with complimentary marshmallows for families to roast and enjoy. There will be food trucks and craft beer available for purchase. Other courtyard activities include free pony rides, child crafts, tractor hayrides, and more. Pumpkins will be available for painting while supplies last. At 2 p.m., the KHP's Parade of Breeds will have a special Halloween- themed show. A costume contest for children and pets will be held in the courtyard at 4 p.m. The Cemetery Crawl tours are also being offered for an additional charge at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30.


LEXINGTON FARMER'S MARKET


SATURDAYS

Cheapside Park, Downtown Lexington 7am–2pm April–October


SUNDAYS

Southland Drive,Near Geno's & Save-a-Lot 10am–2pm April–October


For more information and dates/locations, please visit www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com



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