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.


monthly welcome coffees: you are invited!

Please join us for the next Welcome Coffee hosted by the Lexington Community Coalition. The theme this time is “Lifespan Wellness". For your convenience, we have a morning and an evening option. 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...

November 14, 9:30-10:30 am
November 14, 7:30-8:30 pm
December 5, 7:30-8:30 pm
January 9, 9:30-10:30 am
February 6, 9:30-10:30 am
February 6, 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

December 5, 7-8:30 am
Cary Memorial Library, Large Meeting Room

friday recreation & social hangout

Bring you and your friends to the Lexington Community Center for a night of fun with music, concessions, billiards, corn hole, air hockey, video games and more! More Information...

December 14, 6-8:30 pm
Lexington Community Center

150th Birthday Celebrations for Cary Memorial Library

Lexington’s Cary Memorial Library is turning 150 years old in 2019. To commemorate this milestone year, the Cary Memorial Library Foundation is hosting a 150th Anniversary Gala Celebration. Tickets, with a special early bird pricing of $75 each, will go on sale in early 2019. The evening will include dancing to the music of the band Acoustic Roadshow, feature special performances, showcase spaces within the library, and offer a variety of food and drink. More Information...

March 23, 7-11 pm
Cary Memorial Library

youth hockey fall registration

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW for Lexington-Bedford Youth Hockey Fall Programs

INTRO TO IN-HOUSE/LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY (formerly call the Hayden Centre Hockey Clinic) is for skaters ages 4-10 years old who have already had some skating experience and are now interested in learning the fundamentals of ice hockey. For more information go to

Lexington-Bedford Youth Hockey IN-HOUSE HOCKEY LEAGUE - Registration is now OPEN for the 2018-2019 Season. For more information go to

Boys & Girls programs

Lexington youth lacrosse fall registration

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!

Boys & Girls, Grade 1-8

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artspan teen classes

Fall 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

Teen Classes


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. APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO October 26th!

Does your middle schooler sometimes need a ride home from school due to after-school activities? 

Consider Lexpress! Lexpress operates 6 routes Monday-Friday.

Contact: 781-861-1210 or


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 to learn more.