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This year, the Lexington Goes Purple team, in partnership with the Lexington Human Services Department, the Munroe Center for the Arts, and Cary Memorial Library will run a series of Longest Day events on Saturday, June 9 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM centered at the Lexington Depot.


Around the Center
Enjoy a cup of lemonade and make a donation at one of our eight lemonade stands!

Cary Memorial Library
Visit the Idea Wall and tell us what you would do to honor someone you love.

And join us at The Depot for the following activities!

All Day Activities:
  – Fold a paper crane with the LHS Origami Club at the Lexington Depot – 1,000 cranes will help our wish for a World Without Alzheimer’s come true.
  – Participate in Citizen Science research by playing Stall Catchers on your smartphone or mobile device.
  – Learn about services and support for patients and caregivers from local providers.
  – Share memories at the “My Favorite Memory Is…” photo salon.

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Dress your favorite pooch in purple and join the Purple Puppy Promenade at the Lexington Depot.  In exchange for a donation of any amount, get an official Alzheimer’s Association bandana.  Register at the Sign Up Genius above.

10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Guided Walk with Lexington Conservation (CLC) through Lincoln Park, one of Lexington’s most accessible open spaces. Centrally located across Worthen Road from the LHS playing fields, Lincoln Park includes a graded trail system, landscaped with native plant species as well as a boardwalk loop through wetlands with interpretive signage. The walk will leave from the Lexington Depot following side streets to reach the Park. 

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Enjoy live classical music from the Lexington Chamber Music Center.

2:00pm – 3:00pm
Sing-a-long and storytelling with Rose Harvey and Lin Kelleher.

Celebrate with purple ice cream!

All proceeds from fundraising activities will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association and help provide care and support programs to families at no cost, while also helping to advance research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer’s.

Please join us in this fight to end Alzheimer’s.

To make a donation CLICK HEREWant to volunteer? CLICK HERE.

For additional information please contact the Lexington Goes Purple Co-Chairs:
Faith Parker fkparker@comcast.net
Jeanne Krieger kriegerjk44@gmail.com

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