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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Things to Do in Louisville In January 2011 By: Jeanette

Louisville Family Fun January 2011:  We hope one of your new resolutions is to let us help you and your family find family fun in the Louisville area and to pass LFF on to your friends. We want you to spend more time having fun and less time searching for it!

Highlights for January

January 1-2
Annual New Year's Eve and Day Pajama Party at Lynn's Paradise Cafe
Entertainment & fun both New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Celebrate in your PJ's all day long for two days!!! Everyone in the Pajamas will receive a "special" gift!

Noon Year Celebration at Louisville Science Center
Say farewell to 2010 and our latest exhibit, Sesame Street Presents: The Body, as we ring in the New Year. We’ll create party hats using a mathematician’s tools, build noisemakers and discover how sound is created, dance to family-friendly music and engineer balloons for a noon-time balloon drop to ring in 2011. Elmo will make a special appearance (to welcome the new year), so don’t forget your camera!
January 7-9
First Friday Trolley Hop

A Birthday Celebration for Mary Ingalls at APH for the Blind.
Come to the Museum to explore the sounds and smells, the textures and tastes, of Mary's world. Sing along with some of Pa's fiddle tunes, weave a beaded bracelet (the same as those Mary made for her sisters), and have some birthday cake made from Ma's recipe. Come in costume and participate in our Ingalls Family Look-Alike Contest. Free to the public, but registration is required. Call 899-2213 to register. For all ages.

SECOND SATURDAY Family Day, “Toy Story” at Frazier History Museum
Woody, Jessie and Buzz… what could be more fun? Join the Kids Club on their site for FREE!

January 11

Meet Kirsten: An American Girl Ages 6 and up; sign-up required.

January 14-16

Telescope Workshop: Using at the Planetarium. Workshop to learn how to use that new telescope you got over the holidays...or the one that's been in the back of your closet from previous holiday gift exchanges! Then stay for the 8 pm seasonal Skies Over Louisville to learn all the constellations you can spot in the winter night sky and get a free sky map to take home.

ECO Kids at Bernheim. Kids and their families will compare (naked!) tree structures through the On-Your-Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are available at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

January 21-23

Madcap Puppet Theatre Presents Peter and the Wolf at the Speed Musuem

Messy Afternoons at Louisville Science

January 28-30

F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop

Earth Day Everyday at Newburg Library.  Recycle magazines and newspapers into fabulous beads, then string them together for a necklace or book dangle. Ages 8-12.

Be sure and check the Louisville Free Public Library website for storytimes and more fun activities at the Library. Not all of them are listed on our calendar!

Check out the websites for additional information for dates, times, and pricing. For additional family friendly activities see the above calendar.

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