Click on the links below to check out community events and activities that are relevant to families of middle school students or scroll down to view details for these events & classes.
Tutoring for Middle School Students
A group of LHS students who are part of the Impact Tomorrow Club is offering to tutor middle school students in Math. Tutors are available on all weekdays starting at 3 pm. Timing is flexible and can be coordinated with the tutor and the child. The club is a non-profit which donates money to children in third-world countries to help with college-level education. For rates and additional information, contact Navya Nakka.
Harrington Spring Fair
Hawk Families & Alumni, whether you just left the halls of HARRINGTON or are ready to graduate, we want to invite you to join us at the annual Harrington Spring Fair! This great community event takes great people to run it! Please volunteer one or two hours to make this a fun day for all. Sign up here!
monthly welcome coffees
Please join us for the next Welcome Coffee hosted by the Lexington Community Coalition. Come learn what you need to know to make the most of living in a unique historic community. Whether you are new to Lexington or have been here for a while, you are very welcome to join us. These informal gatherings will provide you an overview of town, school and community resources. Bring your questions and meet some friendly people. All ages welcome. Read More...
June 5, 9:30-10:30 am, 7:30-8:30 pm
Lexington Community Center, Room 242
Social Justice Book Group
All are welcome to join a new book group starting November 7th, 2018 and meeting the first Wednesday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Large Meeting Room of Cary Memorial Library in Lexington. We will read both nonfiction and fiction books related to issues of justice. Selections will be made by the group and discussion leaders may rotate, depending on the composition and size of the group. Please come to the first meeting (Nov. 7th) with ideas. Interested, but can’t attend on 11/7? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 5, 7-8:30 pm
Cary Memorial Library, Large Meeting Room
Lexington Goes Purple
Join us in making art to support Lexington Goes Purple (Alzheimer's Awareness):
- Help us create a coloring book by drawing pictures with a spring/summer theme. The book will be distributed to local memory care centers and families can sign up to color with residents. A multi-generational project that truly brings joy to those suffering with Alzheimer's.
- Fold a thousand origami paper cranes — Legend has it that if you make a thousand cranes, your wish will come true. Our wish is for a world without Alzheimer’s. Learn how to make this classic origami shape and let’s fold as many cranes as we can.
- Additional family-friendly activities will be taking place throughout the day including a Puppy Promenade, live music, lemonade stands and an ice cream social. More information...
June 9, 12-3 pm
The Lexington Depot
parents/caregivers of lgbtq+ kids monthly meet-up
A warm, welcoming group where everyone can engage, share, laugh and groan. If you a parent/caregiver of an LGBTQ+ person of any age, come on by! We meet every second Thursday of the month, 7:00-8:30, at First Parish in Lexington. For additional resources and opportunities, see LexPride's website at www.lexpridema.org/resources.
June 13, 7-9 pm
Lexington First Parish Church
LEF Celebration for Education
Support innovation and inspiration in Lexington schools, and connect with friends in beach style under the tent and stars! Early Bird tickets and golden tickets are now on sale. More information...
Various times & locations
Lexington-Bedford Youth Hockey
Lexington-Bedford Youth Hockey (LBYH) is a non-profit recreational youth hockey program. LBYH offers boys and girls the opportunity to participate and play hockey in a manner that fosters sportsmanship and fair play through skill development and competition, which builds character and encourages players to become good citizens and ambassadors of the sport. For available programs and registration information go to LBYH.net.
Boys & Girls programs
Lexington Youth Lacrosse
Lexington Youth Lacrosse is dedicated to introducing, teaching, and expanding youth lacrosse to the Lexington and nearby communities. Through our integrated and age based programs, we provide a fun and instructional environment for young lacrosse players. New players at all levels welcome!
Lexington United Soccer Club
The Lexington United Soccer Club (LUSC) offers many opportunities for kids to get outside and play soccer in fall, spring, and summer. Don’t have plans for April vacation? LUSC offers a camp that your K-8th grader is sure to enjoy. And if you are a planner, check out the three summer camps taking place in June, July, and August. More information...
artspan teen classes
Registration is open for ArtSpan classes at the Munroe Center for the Arts. There are many traditional classes on offer as well as new ones, such as photojournalism, making electronic music, and silkscreening. Weekend and evening workshops are also open to teens. Check out the options at www.munroecenter.org/artspan.
SUGART Spring and Summer Music and Art Camp
Our art studio is a bilingual (English and Mandarin) arts education studio based in Lexington, MA. We would like to reach out to Lexington Public Schools and the children regarding an exciting spring and summer break program offered by our studio. Sugart will combine a music curriculum with a visual arts curriculum in a holistic way that will help children develop their artistic sense in a thorough manner.
YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY (YIP)
YIP Lexington is an experiential leadership development program designed to empower and educate local youth to become our community’s next generation of philanthropists – those who give their time, talent, and treasure for the common good! As a participant of YIP, students will learn about needs in our community, visit local nonprofits, and grant money to nonprofits benefitting youth. YIP puts the power of decision making in students’ hands and empowers youth to be change-makers.
Does your middle schooler sometimes need a ride home from school due to after-school activities?
Consider Lexpress! Lexpress operates 6 routes Monday-Friday. Read More...
Lexington Neighbors and Newcomers Club
Whether you're new to Lexington or looking for a fun way to connect with other Lexingtonians, don't forget to check out and join the Lexington Neighbors and Newcomers Club. Please visit our website at http://www.lexington-newcomers.org/ to learn more.