Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Sat, June 1

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Saturday, June 1
  • Where: RiverStage, Jeffersonville, IN
    What: Twilight Cinema - Madagscar 3
    Spend and evening under the stars and enjoy a movie on our JUMBO screen! Inflatables and games for the kiddos!
    When: 7:30pm (Movie begins at dark)
    Fee: Free
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  • Where: Yew Dell Gardens, Crestwood
    What: Children in the Dell
    Gardens, woods, trails and fields . . . these Saturday-morning classes are the perfect opportunity to give children a chance to spend some time with all that is green. Our energetic and creative educators will engage the children in everything from planting and growing veggies to nature-inspired scavenger hunts and a whole lot more. Whatever happens to be in season will be the topic du jour. Intended for children from 5-12 years old. Parents must stay on the grounds and are invited to participate in the day’s activities. Pre-registration suggested but drop-ins are welcome as space allows.
    When: 10:30 AM - 12 PM
    Fee: 5/$10 per child member/nonmember. Buy the whole season for $100/$200 member/non-member
    More Info: Yew Dell Gardens

  • Where: Downtown Louisville
    What: The Louisville Quest
    The Louisville Quest!, a fun, competitive way to explore downtown, is part scavenger hunt and part sight-seeing tour. About The Louisville Quest! Teams of 2 - 5 will compete against each other to answer challenge questions and solve puzzles to get from location to location in the least amount of time - all for fun and discovering downtown Louisville.
    When: Every Saturday, 4/13/13 - 10/19/13
    Fee: Adults $40, Military/Students $25, Children 10 and under are free although children below middle school age may find it challenging to keep up
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  • Where: Belle of Louisville, Louisville Waterfront
    What: Sightseeing/Lunch Cruise
    When: June 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 - 11:30 AM - 2 PM
    Fee: Sightseeing only - Adult (13+) $21, Senior $20, Child (3+) $12
    Lunch and Sightseeing - Adult (13+) $32, Senior $31, Child (3+) $22
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  • Where: Derby Dinner Playhouse, Clarksville
    What: Awesome Allie: First Kid Astronaut
    Yesterday Allie was just a normal kid, but today she’s headed into outer space on a mission across the solar system. Grab your space suit and get ready for an adventure that’s out of this world!
    When: Breakfast and Lunch shows on June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
    Breakfast show: Breakfast is served at 9 AM, show starts at 10 AM
    Lunch show: Lunch is served at 12 PM, show starts at 1:15 PM
    Fee: Breakfast show is $16. Lunch Show is $21.
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  • Where: Blackacre Conservancy, Louisville
    What: Let’s Talk Baby Animals
    Join Jackie Bay after the farm animal feeding for a special look at the smallest members of the Blackacre family. Guests will have the chance to meet some of the baby animals as well as learn about their first few years on the farm.
    When: 10 AM
    Fee: Free, donations are appreciated
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  • Where: Kentucky Science Center, Louisville
    What: Playdates
    Join the Science Center for exclusive FREE playdates in our amazing spaces for young visitors before we open to the public. These hour-long playdates, the last Tuesday of every month and the following Saturday feature access for visitors ages 0-4 and their adult caregivers in different locations throughout the building. With no big kids in sight, little ones will be free to roam, investigate, build, experience, and learn to play in exhibits above the first floor. Ages 0-4 and their adult caregivers. No registration required.
    When: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Fee: Free
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  • Where: Waterfront, North Great Lawn, Louisville
    What: Kinfolks Soul Food Music Festival
    The Soul Food Festival is an inviting event that highlights the aroma of traditional soul food cooking in the air while bringing together familes and friends in an outdoor social setting for a day of reunion, fellowship and live national award winning entertainment.
    When: 4 PM - 11 PM
    Fee: $25 general admission; $35 preferred viewing; $55 VIP
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  • Where: Michael's Craft Store, Elizabethtown
    What: KIDS CLUB: National Drawing Day
    Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10AM - 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun! When: 10 AM - 11:30 AM
    Fee: $2
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  • Where: Michael's Craft Store, Elizabethtown
    What: Scrap-IN
    Get in to a Scrap-IN for just $5! Join us for scrapping, chatting and project inspiration. Sponsored by National Scrapbooking Month. When: 2 PM - 9 PM
    Fee: $5
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  • Where: Waterpark, Fort Knox
    What: Blue Star Card Pool Party
    The pool party is for all Blue Star Card holders. Bring the kids to the Fort Knox Water Park for a couple hours of fun. Temporary cards will be issued on site to all those who are eligible. Bring a copy of your orders, and your military ID card.
    When: 2 PM - 6 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: 502-624-1838

  • Where: Barr Library, Fort Knox
    What: Superman Film Festival
    When: 12 PM - 2:30 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: 502-624-1232 or 4636

  • Where: Devers Youth Center, Fort Knox
    What: Paintball and Shotgun Shooting
    When: 10 AM - 4 PM
    Fee: $20
    More Info: 502-624-6442

  • Where: Barr Library, Fort Knox
    What: Children's Summer Reading Kickoff
    Ages 0-12. All Summer Reading Information and Reading Logs will be available at this event. Both military and civilian vehicles will be displayed on the lawn of the Library to kick off the Summer Reading Program.
    When: 11 AM - 2 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: 502-624-1232 or 4636

  • Where: Barr Library, Fort Knox
    What: Puppy Tales
    When: 1 PM - 2 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: 502-624-1232 or 4636

  • Where: Historic Spalding Hall, Bardstown
    What: Wine and Cheese Tasting
    For the wine novice and enthusiast alike, the Bardstown Rotary Club, in conjunction with the American Heart Association, will hold its 37th annual wine and cheese tasting festival.
    When: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Fee: $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
    More Info: 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877

  • Where: Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven, KY
    What: Day out with Thomas
    Price includes activities and train ride. Food vendors will be on site for purchasing food.
    When: Train depart beginning at 9:50 with the last train running at 4:30 p.m.
    Fee: $18.00 per person ages 2 and up. Under 2 is free. Allow 3-4 hours.
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  • Where: Radcliff Community Hall
    What: Community Yard Sale
    When: 7 AM - 2 PM
    Fee: unknown
    More Info: Please call City Hall at (270) 351-4714 for more information.

  • Where: Falls of the Ohio
    What: Identifying Deciduous Trees
    Naturalist Connie Farmer will explore the woods around the Falls of the Ohio and teach participants how to identify deciduous trees in our area. This volunteer training program is open to the public
    When: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Fee: $5.00 Age 19 and older, $2.00 Age 18 and younger, Under 2 Free
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  • Where: Falls of the Ohio, Sam Peden Community Park
    3037 Grantline Road, New Albany, IN
    What: Free Fishing Weekend
    When: 10 AM - 4 PM
    Fee: Free
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  • Where: Iroquois Amphitheater
    What: Americana World Festival
    Each year, festival-goers enjoy a full day of performances, food, and fun. Entertainment this year will include local favorites Appalatin, The Monarchs, and all-lawyer band 100% Legal. A Kids Zone will feature games and activities for children, such as face-painting, until 8 p.m. A variety of food and beverages will be sold by on-site vendors. International crafts and other goods will be available for purchase from local artists and vendors. Several community organizations and nonprofits will also be on-hand, as a service to the public. There will also be a raffle for prizes from several area businesses. The raffle grand prize will be $500 cash. Raffle tickets cost $1 each and can be purchased in advance at participating ValuMarket locations and at the festival on the day of the event at the Americana booth.
    When: 11 AM - 9 PM.
    Fee: Free
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  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: Pollywog Play Parties: Take a Pollywog Hike
    Pollywogs celebrate National Trails Day with a hiking journey! Early learners will explore hiking, camping and the wonderful world of outdoor recreation through a song and story circle, nature-based adventures and a variety of art, science and play activities. Ages 5 and under.Prior registration required.
    When: 12 PM.
    Fee: Bernheim Member $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child. Fee covers 1 caregiver and 1 child.
    More Info: call (502) 955-8512.

  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: ECO Kids Discovery Day: National Trails Day
    Celebrate National Trails Day by hiking any Bernheim trail and completing an On Your Own Challenge along the way! Kids and their families will have fun strolling through the arboretum and forest, and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon.
    When: On Your Own Challenge is available from 9 AM - 5 PM; Discovery Stations at the Visitor Center from 1 PM - 4 PM.
    Fee: Free Admision to Bernheim all day.
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  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: Spring Star Stories & Sky Watch Night
    In late spring, the stars are bright against the night canvas and the woods are alive. Rain will move Star Stories programs indoors for a fun and informative evening. In cooperation with the Louisville Astronomical Society.
    When: 9:30 PM.
    Fee: Bernheim members $10; Non-members $12
    More Info: Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start of program. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5 p.m. on day of program for last minute updates and changes due to weather.

  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: Family Fishing Days!
    In the spirit of the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Free Fishing Days, Bernheim’s Cedar Pond and Holly Pond are open for fishing. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a day of family fun. During June 1 and 2, no license is required to fish.
    When: June 1 & 2, 7 AM - 9 PM
    Fee: Regular $5 environmental impact fee applies at front gate for non-members.
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  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: Trail Marathon and Half Marathon
    Think you have what it takes to conquer Bernheim’s Trail Marathon? Sign up now and find out! Full marathon and half-marathon options available
    When: 8 AM - 12 PM
    Fee: 1/2 Marathon - $50, Marathon - $75
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  • Where: The Little Loom House, Louisville
    What: Spin-a-yarn Storytelling Festival
    We are presenting the 5th annual Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 11:00 AM -3:00 PM. We are very excited to present storytelling from several talented Kentuckiana residents, including Dawne Gee of WAVE 3 News. This family-friendly festival will also include bluegrass music from The Shuttle Winders, weaving and spinning demonstrations, a blacksmith, and historic cabin tours.
    When: 11 AM - 3 PM
    Fee: General Admission is $2, seniors 65 and older $1, children 6 and under free.
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  • Where: E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park, Louisville
    What: Goose Creek Cache
    This geo cache program will lead you along our Goose Creek Nature trail, and some other lesser known trails around the park, as you try to find the caches set out specifically for this day. Geo caching is a great way of getting outside, spending time with friends and family, and learning a new skill involving the latest technology. GPS devices are used to search for caches that are set by using coordinates. They will vary in size and difficulty to find. Start at the Activities Building to get registered and get started
    When: 10 AM - 2 PM
    Fee: $5 per person
    More Info: Call 502-429-7270 or email

  • Where: Spirit of Jefferson, Louisville Waterfront
    What: Harbor History Cruise
    While taking a short, one-hour cruise on the Ohio River, this is a chance to learn about river and steamboat history, and connections to Louisville's history, as well. It's a narrated cruise, with a Riverlorian on board to answer questions and share the river experience. Call for information or to make a reservation, or purchase tickets on line.
    When: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - 2:30 PM - 4 PM
    Fee: Adult and Senior - $14, Child (ages 3 - 12) - $8
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  • Where: Spirit of Jefferson, Louisville Waterfront
    What: Sightseeing/Dinner Cruise
    When: June 1, 4, 15, 29 - 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Fee: Sightseeing only - Adult (13+) $21, Senior $20, Child (3+) $12
    Dinner and Sightseeing - Adult (13+) $42, Senior $41, Child (3+) $26
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  • Where: Harrison County Fair Grounds, Corydon, IN
    What: Southern Indiana All Breed Dog Show
    Southern Indiana Kennel Club (SIKC) will be hosting their 14th annual American Kennel Club (AKC) sanctioned all-breed dog shows on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, 2013.. These shows offer competition in conformation, obedience and rally obedience classes. Dogs competing in conformation will be evaluated on their conformance to AKC breed standards, while those competing in obedience and rally will be judged on their ability to perform a series of voice and /or hand commands. The public is invited to come and watch the judging. If you are thinking about acquiring a new dog, this is a place to talk to breeders or owners of the breed, and learn more about the breed.
    When: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday and 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday
    Fee: There is no charge for parking, or admission.
    More Info: 812 738-2138

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