Lexington Community Education
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-Dr. Patch Adams
  • Lexplorations 2017 catalog NOW AVAILABLE!
    Please click on this link to view a PDF of the 2017 Lexplorations catalog.
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  • When the Lexington Public Schools are closed, our classes (both on and offsite) are cancelled. For weekday afternoon and evening classes, if the schools close early or suspend their afternoon programs, our classes are cancelled as well.
  • FEBRUARY VACATION WEEK: February 20 -24, 2017
    In accordance with the Lexington Public Schools, there will be no classes or music lessons held during the week of February 20 - 24, 2017. The LCE Office will be open from 9am - 3pm on February 21, 22, 23, 24.
  • WINTER CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE! Please click on this link to view a PDF of our winter offerings.
  • JUST ADDED! Fearless Stir-Frying with Helen Chen: A Demonstration Class
    Stir-frying, the iconic Chinese cooking technique is quick, convenient, easy and delicious. Join Helen Chen, daughter of culinary legend, Joyce Chen, as she shares her secrets on how to incorporate this healthy cooking style into your everyday meals. Not only is stir-frying quick and easy, but it is also one of the healthiest ways to prepare meals for your entire family. With expert guidance from Helen Chen, you’ll learn basic knife skills, the best cooking oil for stir-frying, the proper temperature to use, how to cook vegetables so they remain tender-crisp and how to prevent meats and shellfish from becoming dry and overcooked. She will also provide useful tips and advice on choosing the proper tools, the correct preparation of ingredients, understanding Chinese sauces and spices and basic menu planning. And by popular request, here is your opportunity to learn the secret to perfect fried rice, every time. NSFE, 1 Tuesday, 6:30-9:00 pm. Meets February 28, LexMedia Studios, 1001 Main Campus Drive, Lexington. Please visit, lexmedia.org/directions.html for driving directions. $70.
  • The Music of Irving Berlin with the Nancy Carr Quartet has been Postponed due to Snow
    We will post the rescheduled date as soon as we confirm with the Lexington Depot venue.

    LCE is looking for qualified, personable, experienced teachers with interesting new topics for upcoming adult semesters. If interested, please call us (781 862 8043) and we will mail you a course proposal.

    Who we are...
    LCE is a self-sustaining, integral part of the Lexington Public Schools, committed to bringing lifelong learning to all. We provide practical, creative, and fun educational opportunities at reasonable cost. You do not need to be a resident of Lexington to enroll in our classes.

    LCE offers a wide variety of programs for people of all ages. We have adult education programs in the Fall, Winter and Spring. The Fall semester begins at the end of September and runs through December. Winter classes begin at the end of January, and run through March. Spring programs begin after the April school vacation and run through June. There are no adult classes offered during July and August.

    Click here to see our current classes

    The office of Lexington Community Education is located in the main Lexington Public Schools Central Office at 146 Maple Street, Lexington. This office is open Monday - Friday from 9am to 4pm, from August through June. Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 9pm during the school year, LCE staff can be found at Lexington High School, in Room 142.

    During the summer children's program in July, the LCE office is open from 8:30 am till 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday, and operates out of the Harrington Elementary School.

    The phone for LCE is 781 862 8043.
    The fax for LCE is 781 863 5829.
    The email for LCE is info@lexingtoncommunityed.org.