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Saturday, June 22
Where: RiverStage, Jeffersonville, IN
What: Twilight Cinema - ParaNorman
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)
More Info: http://www.theriverstage.com/events.html
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: Barnes & Noble, Elizabethtown
What: Story Time
Come and enjoy a fun-filled story hour with Ms. Lee Ann!
When: 11 AM
More Info: Barnes & Noble
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
More Info: thelouisvillequest.com/
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
More Info: www.belleoflouisville.org
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
More Info: www.belleoflouisville.org
Where: Squire Boon Caverns, Mauckport, IN
What: 1700's Rendezvous at Squire Boone Caverns
700's encampment. Demonstrations going on all day such as tomahawk throwing, muzzle loading, fire starting and more.
When: June 22, 23 - 10 AM - 5 PM
Fee: $5.00 per vehicle parking fee during summer months, unsure if there is an additional admission fee.
More Info: www.squireboonecaverns.com
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.
More Info: www.derbydinner.com
Where: The Parklands Beckley Station, Louisville
Join the Kentucky Science Center and other community partners as we dig, sift, romp and sort through different types of dirt while learn what is lurking in the muck and what dirt is made of!
When: 10 AM - 2 PM
More Info: www.kysciencecenter.org
Where: Louisville Zoo
What: Rock 'N' Roll Reunion concert
WAKY is proud to announce the very popular annual WAKY Rock ‘N’ Roll Reunion at the Louisville Zoo. Get ready for a trip back in time as the best of the 60s and 70s Louisville Rock ‘N’ Roll bands get together for one huge concert at the Louisville Zoo’s Oasis Field.
When: 1 PM
Fee: Free with zoo admission
More Info: www.louisvillezoo.org
Where: Cave Hill Cemetary, Crestwood
What: Twilight Tram Tour
Among the topics discussed will be geological elements, decorative monuments, selected landscape features, trees and shrubs, and Louisville history. Cave Hill Cemetery was chartered in 1848, and contains the gravesites of many notable Louisvillians such as city leader George Rogers Clark, Kentucky Derby founder Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr., and Pete Browning, whose cracked bat led to Louisville Slugger fame.
When: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fee: $35 per person. Reservations must be made in advance,
More Info: (502) 451-5630, ext. 5 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville
What: BARDS AND STORYTELLERS: APH FILM FEST - EYES IN THE NIGHT (1942)
A detective who is blind and his guide dog investigate a murder and discover a Nazi plot. With Edward Arnold and Donna Reed
Join us this summer to explore how blindness has been depicted in Hollywood in our first APH Museum Film Fest. Each month we will screen a film featuring a major character who is blind, followed by discussion. All movies are presented with audio description for the blind. The film fest is part of Bards and Storytellers, our popular arts, folklore, and performance summer series. Best for older children and adults.
When: 12:30 p.m.
Fee: Admission is free, but registration is required.
More Info: Call 899-2213 or email email@example.com to register. www.aph.org
Where: Slugger Field, Louisville
What: Bats baseball vs Rochester Red Wings
*$3 "Craft Beer" Saturday Special. Enjoy $3 "craft beer" every Saturday home game on the Overlook Deck until the eighth inning. Available "craft beers" include Shock Top, AmberBock LandShark & The Max 102.3. Age 21 or older
When: 6:05 PM
Fee: Tickets start at $6
More Info: www.milb.com
Where: Lowe's, Elizabethtown
What: Build and Grow Clinic - Monsters University Chest
The monster fun continues at Lowe’s this weekend! Your child will love building this chest inspired by Disney•Pixar's Monsters University. REGISTRATION OPENS ON JUNE 5th.
When: June 22 - 10 AM, June 23 - 2 PM
More Info: www.lowesbuildandgrown.com
Where: The Kentucky Center, MeX Theater
What: Booty of the Year, a play by Cisco Montgomery
A powerful story of love, revenge and sibling rivalry, BOOTY OF THE YEAR involves two sisters who are professional wrestlers, Nasty Girl and Miss Longcar. They are jealous of each other’s careers and in love with the same man, ring announcer Honey Boy. Their boss, fight manager Big Man, is conducting a promotional search for America’s most fabulous derriere – Booty of the Year – recruiting cheerleaders and lingerie models. But scheming for a bigger payday he manipulates the sisters into fighting for the title in a grudge match. Does love between the sisters prevail or have they turned into the heartless divas they portray in the ring?
When: June 21-23- 7:30 PM and June 23 - 2:30 PM
More Info: www.kentuckycenter.org
Where: Barr Library, Fort Knox
What: Superman Film Festival
When: 12 PM - 2:30 PM
More Info: 502-624-1232 or 4636
Where: Freeman Lake Park, Elizabethtown
What: Lunar 5K
Come as you are! Our event is all about people of all different speeds, ages, shapes, and sizes at the start line. This is event will be a 5k that is more about having fun and making memories. Enjoy the wild and crazy glow in the dark/neon party with friends and family!
The LUNAR5k will become one of the region’s greatest family fun events of the year. During this spectacular experience, participants will have the opportunity to run, walk, jog or skip as we all glow in the dark! Participants from runners to weekend walker and joggers will make their way through a FUN electric atmosphere. Not your ordinary 5k fare, this event will include energized live music and “glow avenues.” The LUNAR5k will be an unforgettable evening for everyone!
When: 8 p.m.
Fee: Individual – $25 before $30 before 6/8/13, $35 after 6/8/13
More Info: http://www.lunar5k.com/elizabethtown/
Where: Godman Airfield, Fort Knox
What: Trace Adkins in concert
Fort Knox is happy to announce that country music legend Trace Adkins will perform at Godman Army Airfield on Saturday June 22, 2013. This event will be co-produced by Fort Knox Family & MWR and the U.S. Army Family and MWR Command, Army Entertainment Division.
When: 7 - 10 p.m.
Fee: in advance - $25. Day of the show - $35.
More Info: unknown
Where: Old Stable Restaurant, Bardstown
What: Bardstown Ghost Trek
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine). Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and includes the Jailer's Inn, Pioneer Cemetery and the Talbott Tavern (areas of the Tavern are dependent on current events at tour time). Bring your camera, audio recorders and camcorders to collect evidence as we walk along the haunted streets of Bardstown.
When: 8 - 9:30 p.m.
Fee: $15, children under six free.
More Info: 859-576- 5517 for reservations. www.ghosthunter.com
Where: Falls of the Ohio
What: George Rogers Clark Days
Celebrate the founder of Clarksville and Louisville, the revolutionary war hero George Rogers Clark. This weekend event features reenactors, guest speakers, guided cabin tours, pioneer activities, and more!
When: June 22 & June 23, 10 AM - 4 PM
Fee: Unknown. Free, I think
More Info: www.fallsoftheohio.org
Where: The Waterfront, Big Four Lawn, Louisville
What: The Waterfront Challenge 5k Urban Obstacle Night Race
We’re combining cross country running, road racing, and obstacle conquering, with a PARTY ROCKIN’ good time. The course winds through the most beautiful parts of Waterfront Park and will present you with several natural and temporary obstacles. The race is designed to be fun and challenging for everyone. After you’ve crossed the finish line, join the festival! Celebrate by staying to party the night away on the Big Four Lawn where there will be music, dancing, food, beer, and more.
When: 5 PM - 11 pm
Fee: Admission: $45-80
More Info: http://www.thewaterfrontchallenge.com/
Where: Louisville Visitors Center at 4th and Jefferson, Louisville
What: Walking Tour of Downtown Louisville
PossibiliTours Walking Tours provide historical and architectural anecdotes about Possibility City while exploring the heart of downtown on foot. Louisville is a city of inspired hope and creativity and of great pride in our uniqueness. You'll explore Fourth Street, Whiskey Row, Museum Row on Main, and the civic district. A local volunteer leads you on a free, one-hour walking tour (weather permitting) departing from the Visitors Center at 4th and Jefferson. Call 502-379-6109 one day in advance to reserve your spot. Walk-ins are taken based on availability. Check into the Visitors Center for the first time using the FourSquare app on your smart phone to unlock the "Newbie Special" - 25% off of merchandise and apparel (excludes sales items).
When: Fridays and Sundays at 2PM and Saturdays at 10:30AM,
More Info: Call 502-379-6109 one day in advance to reserve your spot.
Where: Nolin Lake State Park
What: Summer Splash and Fireworks Show
We will start the morning off with a wildflower hike. Throughout the afternoon we will offer events for the children to get them outdoors. Food vendors and adventure tourism will be set up. There will be music provided by the Friends of Nolin Lake and to top of the evening we will have a houseboat hop with fireworks at dark.
When: unsure of start time
Fee: I believe it is FREE
More Info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park
What: Summer Bird Hike
Now that the migration period has mostly ended, the birds have settled in, and we will set out to see which ones we can see or hear. We will hike around various areas of the park looking for our feathered friends. Feel free to bring an ID book or binoculars to assist in identifying the different species. Please dress for the weather, as this hike will continue in most conditions. The hike will take off from the archery range.
When: 10:00 A.M. - Noon
Fee: $3.00 a person, children 3 and under are FREE
More Info: Call 502-429-7270 for more info or email Nick.Price@ky.gov.
Where: Jefferson Memorial Forest
What: Family Camping Trip
The annual Great American Campout happens at Jefferson Memorial Forest. The overnight family campout at Jefferson Memorial Forest supports Great Outdoors Month and also a national effort to raise awareness of the benefits of outdoor recreation, such as camping, as a way to connect people of all backgrounds with nature. Families will enjoy a campfire, s’mores, night hikes and other activities. In the morning, there will be an opportunity to spend the day exploring the Forest or go fishing at Tom Wallace with free fishing poles provided at the Welcome Center.
When: Saturday, June 22, 7:00 p.m.to Sunday, June 23, 11:00 a.m.
Fee: $25.00 per family up to 4; $5.00 per additional family member. $15.00 per platform tent rental.
More Info: Pre-registration is required. For reservations, please call our Welcome Center at(502) 368-5404.