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Sat. February 1

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Saturday, February 1
  • Where: Barnes and Noble - Etown
    What: The Elf on the Shelf: A Birthday Tradition Storytime
    Join us for a super special shindig -- The Elf on the Shelf: A Birthday Tradition -- on Saturday, February 1 at 11:00 am. Featuring a visit from the Elf, stories, activities and more!
    When: 11AM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: Winter Star Stories and Sky Watch Night
    Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences. As winter progresses something new yet ancient appears in the heavens, and on earth. Exploring Bernheim at night provides opportunities to observe and celebrate these seasonal and nocturnal changes in our surroundings.
    When: 6:30 PM - 9 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. Rain will move Star Stories programs indoors for a fun and informative evening. In cooperation with the Louisville Astronomical Society. Visit Website

  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: Winter Tree Identification
    Even without leaves it’s possible to identify many of our native trees. Learn basic tips for winter tree identification in this indoor/ outdoor program. Please dress for the weather.
    When: 2 PM - 3 PM
    Fee: Bernheim Members $7; Non-Members $12
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: Pollywog Play Parties: Recycle Extravaganza
    Recycling is much more than sorting paper and cans! Pollywogs will add creative fun to the recycling process by making instruments, building with boxes, bowling with recyclables, and more. . Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children, 5 and under, to learn about nature. Each play party includes a song and story circle, outdoor exploration, and a variety of art projects, science investigations, role playing challenges, and opportunities for free play.
    When: 10:30 AM - 12 PM
    Fee: $10 per child for Bernheim Members or $15 for Non-Members. Adults must accompany children; there is no fee for adults.
    More Info: Space is limited. Registration required by 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the program. Call (502) 955-8512 to reserve your space in the pollywog pond today! Visit Website

  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: ECO Kids Discovery Day: Bird is the Word
    While some birds migrate, some call Kentucky home year-round. Kids and their families will have fun identifying these feathered residents and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available at the Visitor Center from 9:00 – 5:00 P.M. HIKE OF THE DAY, lead by a Bernheim guide, starts at the Visitor Center at 2:00 P.M. and runs 45 – 60 minutes
    When: 9AM- 5PM
    Fee: FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: ACtor's Theater
    What: Our Town
    Day in and day out, Grover’s Corners is Any Town, USA. The paper is delivered, the milkman visits, time passes and life continues. It is only when such routines are interrupted that the fleeting beauty of the everyday is brought more clearly into perspective. Join us as the Stage Manager guides us through this elegant portrait of the ordinary but remarkable joys and sorrows that define our lives. Our Town is the greatest American play celebrating the magic that makes a community.
    When: Feb. 1 - 9 - see link for times
    Fee: Tickets start at $35
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: The Actors Theater
    What: Pirates of Penzance
    As a young boy, Frederic was mistakenly apprenticed to a band of tender-hearted pirates. Now at 21, soon to fall head-over-heels for the Major-General’s daughter, he disavows the pirate’s life forever…or so he thinks! Chicago theatre rebels The Hypocrites bring their delicious humor—along with guitars, banjos and beach balls—to Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical comedy about high seas adventure and answering the call of duty.
    When: February 1 - 4 PM & 8 PM; February 2 - 2:30 PM; February 4 & 5 - 7:30 PM
    Fee: Tickets start at $42
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Southwest Public Library
    10375 Dixie Hwy, Valley Station
    What: Toddler Dance Party
    Join us for silly dances, songs, games, and a morning snack. Shake your sillies out with us! Ages 0-5
    When: 10 AM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Girl Scouts of Kentuckina Council
    2115 Lexington Rd, Louisville, 40206
    What: The MakerPlace FAMILY WORKSHOPS
    Family - friendly makerspace workshops, led by a Kentucky Science Center educator, at the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana are a great opportunity to get involved in the exciting makerspace movement. Design, build, tinker experiment and invent all sorts of gadgets and gizmos- and take your new invention home!
    Open to boys and girls, grades 4-8 with one free accompanying adult. When: February 1, 15, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Fee: $18
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Kentucky Science Center
    What: Playdates at the Science Center
    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.
    When: 8:30AM - 9:30 AM
    Fee: FREE: Ages 0-4 and their adult caregivers. No registration required. Includes FREE admission to the Science Center for the remainder of the day! parking available at 8th Street and River Road.
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train
    What: Dinner Excursion
    Dinner Train Trip.
    When: 4 PM
    Fee: $89.95
    More Info: View Website

  • Where: The PAC
    What: Treasure Island
    In this original adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic novel, Young Jim Hawkins, a mischievous lad from Maine, finds a treasure map and, with the villainous Long John Silver as his seeming mentor, sails uncharted seas with only the ragged map and a flock of Gulls as guides. Once on the island, nights are sleepless as true colors are revealed in our hero’s quest for the proverbial happy ending. Then - at last - the treasure is found and hand in hand we’re homeward bound. TREASURE ISLAND - it’ll shiver your timbers!
    When: 1 PM
    Fee: $10- $25.
    More Info: POC 270-769-8837.Visit Website

  • Where: The Historic State Theater
    What: Movie - "The Butler"
    As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
    When: 2PM & 7PM
    Fee: $3
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Louisville
    What: The Louisville Quest
    Explore! Enjoy! Compete! The Louisville Quest! A fun, competitive way to explore downtown. Part race, part scavenger hunt, part historical sightseeing tour. Team competition. Great for groups, parties, team-building events.
    When: Every Saturday
    Fee: $40
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: The Kentucky Center, Brown Theater
    What: The Magic of Disney
    A Disney tribute that is sure to delight audiences young and old. Featuring music from “The Lion King,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Mary Poppins,” and more.
    When: 11 AM
    Fee: $15
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: The Plum Alley Theater, Elizabethtown
    What: Tuna Does Vegas
    Tuna Does Vegas re-unites the lovable and eccentric characters from the 'third smallest town in Texas' as they take a rambling romp in Sin City. The hilarity begins when oddball-conservative radio host Arles Struvie announces on air that he and his wife Bertha Bumiller are heading to Vegas to renew their wedding vows... but everyone in Tuna, Texas goes along for the ride!
    When: Feb. 1, 6, 7, 8 - 7 PM; Feb. 2, 9 - 3 PM
    Fee: $18 - General Admission, $15 - Seniors (55+), Students, Military/Military Dependents, & Groups of 10 or more.
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Home Depot
    What: Kid's Workshop - Build a Race Car
    FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin. One workshop kit, apron and pin per child, while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed.
    When: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Visit Website

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