Discovery Night: Artful Engineering!

Thursday, May 5th 6-8pm

XL Disocvery Night Starts at 5pm with Joe Palca, NPR Science Correspondent. Mr. Palca will talk space exploration in the Planetarium from 5-6pm and answer your questions. Thanks to WEKU for bringing Joe Palca to the LASC!

Then at 6pm, meet BELCAN ENGINEERS and learn how helicopters and planes are designed flown. Participate in experiments from bridge building, to parachute and egg drop competitions, to boat designing. Get your toughest engineering questions answered and have a blast trying your hands at these awesome design/build projects.

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Ingenia Club

Creative Minds, Art, Music, Food
Free and open to youth 12-17 yrs.

The Ingenia Club is a network group for young (12-17), creative minds who come to socialize, have fun, share their ideas, and receive feedback and guidance. Come on down to our first monthly meeting. Bring your artwork to display, musical instruments to play, or any other cool stuff that you want to share. Bring friends too! This month will feature a Capoeira demonstration. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music.

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Family Fun Day 2016

Saturday, May 14
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

It’s springtime in the Bluegrass and a great time to explore, experiment, and get creative inside and out! Join the Living Arts & Science Center’s teachers, staff and special guests for a FREE day of indoor and outdoor hands-on arts, science and music activities.

The event is free and open to the public and offers many new activities as well as annual events. All activities are hands-on and will take place indoors and out,
rain or shine!

Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase.

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EcoH20 Tips

Be a Water Wise Guy or Gal!

Follow these simple water conservation tips and make a big difference for our planet!

  • Collect rainwater and cold shower water to use for watering plants.
  • Plant drought-resistant trees and plants.
  • Remove dying plants and weeds that compete for available water.
  • Don’t run the hose while washing your car.
  • Limit showers to 5 minutes and install a low-flow shower head.
  • Turn off the water after you wet your toothbrush.
  • Check faucets, pipes, and toilets for leaks.
  • Use your dishwasher only for full loads.

Click HERE for a printer friendly handout to have at home.

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LASC is a not-for-profit (501(c)3) organization funded in part by:

Lex Arts

LASC programs are made possible through the generous support of LexArts.  Their annual campaigns raise over a million dollars in support of the visual, literary and performing arts in Lexington, and supports the LASC with an allocation of $102,000 for general operating support.  We thank the many individuals whose passion for the arts compelled them to give generously to LexArts. Special thanks to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government for their continued partnership in ensuring a flourishing future for the arts in Lexington and central Kentucky.

Lex Arts Website
Kentucky Arts Council

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports the Living Arts & Science Center with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Special thanks to the Kentucky Arts Council for their continued partnership in ensuring a flourishing future for the arts in Lexington and Kentucky.

Kentucky Arts Council Website
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government

LFUCG, Eco Arts, Community Block Grant, & Department of Environmental Quality.

LFUCG Website

PNC’s support provides educational programs in the arts and sciences through our 2015-2016 classes and workshops.

PNC Website
Kentucky Utilities
Bluegrass Communiyt Foundation

Thanks to the Bluegrass Community Foundation for their continuing support of the LASC’s early childhood education programs for Fayette County Elementary Schools.

Bluegrass Community Foundation Website
Orphan Society of Kentucky
Central Bank
Children’s Charity of the Bluegrass
NASA Kentucky
Time Warner Cable
Klausing Group

The Living Arts & Science Center is grateful for everything the Klausing Group has done by maintaining the grounds here at the center through their 5% for the community program.

The Klausing Group Website
Partners for Youth

Help Support the Living Arts & Science Center

As a nonprofit organization, the Living Arts and Science Center relies on generous contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations, and public agencies to support our many educational programs.  Gifts are welcomed year-round, and are tax deductible as allowed by law.