Family Fun & Learning Nights are FREE events featuring themed activities and crafts, entertainment, and dinner. Every child receives a book. Dinner and giveaways are limited. Recommended for families with children ages 3-12.
Family Fun & Learning Nights and other family literacy programs are made possible by the generous support of Toyota Motor Manufacturing KY, William Stamps Farish Fund, Old National Bank Foundation, and LFUCG Social Services.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS REACHED FULL CAPACITY.
Sunday, July 31, 2022, 1-4 pm in Gratz Park, Lexington, KY
Join us on July 31 in Gratz Park for a celebration of going back to school! Registered families will receive free backpacks filled with school supplies, new children’s books, and additional supplies & resources. Attendees will enjoy music, a hot meal, crafts, and entertainment. Registration is required and space is limited. Backpacks will be distributed to children in grades K-12. We cannot guarantee backpacks, food, or supplies to families who have not registered.
Funded by Quantrell Subaru, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, LG&E & KU, Old National Bank Foundation, and the William Stamps Farish Fund
Celebrate Fall (October 2020)
Back to School Bash! (August 2020)
We hosted a socially-distant, drive-through event to mark the return to school this year! Along with backpacks filled with supplies, families received activity packets for a range of grades (linked below).
Download Activity Packet for K-2 (coming soon)
Download Activity Packet for 3-5
Download Activity Packet for 6-8
Watch a special back-to-school inspirational video from Dorian Hairston
Celebrate Children’s Literature (May 2020)
Celebrate the Earth (April 2020)