Celebrate Earth Day at Riney B. Park

Earth Day is April 22, 2023!

Celebrate the planet we call home with all-day fun at Riney B. Park (300 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Nicholasville, KY).


8:45 a.m. — Kid’s Little Footprint Dash*
9:00 a.m. — Earth Day Dash 3K*
11:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m. — Vendor booths open
2:00 — 3:00 p.m. — Live music from Misty Mountain String Band (Bring a blanket or lawn chair)

*To sign up for the races, click here!


• David McLean – Found object drumming
• Jessamine Animal Care & Control
• Jessamine County Farmers’ Market
• Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife
• Kentucky Solar Energy Society
• Laura Sparkman, local beekeeper
• Lexington Computer Recycling
• Nicholasville Police Department –Prescription takeback
• University of Kentucky Entomology Department – Live bugs!

Food Trucks

• Bert’s Speak Cheesy
• The Scooop
• Woke Junk Food Vegan

Recycling/Safe Disposal Opportunities

Electronic Recycling

Special thanks to Lexington Computer Recycling for donating their services! Stop by to recycle your old electronics and say thanks for servicing our community.

Recyclables accepted include:
• Servers
• Circuit boards
• Computers
• LED flat-screen monitors
• Laptops
• LCD screens
• Networking gear
• Motherboards
• Networking hardware
• Power back-ups
• Printers
• Telecommunications equipment
• Wiring and cable
• Other electronics and medical equipment

Prescription Takeback

From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Nicholasville Police Department will be on-site to help you safely dispose of prescription medications. Please, no liquids or needles.