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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Picks for Things to Do this Weekend around Louisville: July 1,2,3,4


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Be sure to check out our SUMMER FUN page - Your GUIDE to Louisville area fun for May-August!

For things to do - refer to our 4th of July weekend events listing
CLICK HERE

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Have a fabuLOUs weekend! 
~Stephanie

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Review of Juniper Hill Park Aquatic Center in Frankfort, KY


My kids and I checked out Juniper Hill Park Aquatic Center shortly after it opened last summer. It had only been open a few months when we went, and it was hopping! (Note, it is likely to be very busy on weekends!

We took a scenic drive from Middletown out through Shelbyville Road; we went through Simpsonville and Shelbyville (check out Shelby Family Fun!) and kept following U.S. 60 to Louisville Road. You basically take a left onto Louisville Road and you've arrived. It is the same drive you can take to get to the Salato Wildlife Center.

 photo 11890379_10207912381986849_7745763919013588069_o_zpssxzkavrl.jpgOur experience was really great; my kids and I all had a blast at the aquatic center! At the time we went, two water slides were still being installed and they are now complete. There are lots of age varieties/swim options including a zero depth entry pool, a diving pool, a regular swimming pool area, a splash park area, and a lazy river. There is also a park and a golf course located on the property. I have to say we got our money's worth in the lazy river alone! We spent most of our time here, and I got to read and work a little bit on a lounge chair (once some people vacated) under the huge covered umbrella area near the lazy river. I loved the options in the splash park area; it was full of things to do with water play and was really vibrant and colorful. There is also a another splash area for younger children that was enclosed with a fence, which I liked as well.



I also very much appreciated the number of lifeguards and staff that were stationed all over the center. It made me feel much more at ease knowing they were being very watchful. The concession stand was full of choices and we of course had to eat a snack because when my kids go anywhere it's snack time. They do not allow food or drinks of any kind to be brought inside. You could pack a cooler though and eat outside the gates if you wanted to, there were plenty of places around to find a seat if you want to save money and pack a picnic. The prices at the concession stand were very affordable though, in my opinion. The only downside I saw was that the restrooms were just okay. there was some water in the floor and the toilets were a little dirty. They have lockers available for rent. Be prepared for it to be very crowded especially on a weekend. We went on a Sunday and there were no chairs to be found to put any of our towels or things. Chairs became more available as the afternoon went on. I ended up carrying my small drawstring bag with towels and flip flops with me the whole time. There is really only one covered area with shade, so be sure to pack plenty of sunscreen.

On the way back, we stopped at Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville to play a little! Make a pit stop in Shelby County and grab a bite to eat locally!

 photo 11885127_10207912382026850_7341237328596616062_n_zpsf8surdm4.jpg They are offering season passes for purchase. You can find the prices for season passes on the website under the Aquatic Center tab. The daily entry fees for the 2016 season are:

Children 2 and under enter Free
Children ages 3 to 10 enter for $4.00
Youth ages 11 to 17 enter for $5.00
Adults ages 18 to 59 enter for $6.00
Senior 60 and Over enter for $5.00
Twilight Rate - 4 pm to 7 pm - Half Price

Pool Hours:
Monday –Saturday 11:30 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Sunday 12:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M

Juniper Hill Park Aquatic Center is located at 800 Louisville Road in Frankfort.
502-875-8579 or 502-352-2037
www.frankfortparksandrec.com

By guest contributor: Erin

Monday, June 27, 2016

Review of Disney's "The BFG"

 photo bfg_zpsiuvtnuls.jpeg I had the opportunity to preview Disney's The BFG. Having already seen the preview, honestly, I was thinking I would not enjoy the movie.  It looked just a little too...... "out there" for me. But, thanks to the absolutely endearing young actress playing Sophie (Ruby Barnhill), I just loved the movie. 

Sophie is a feisty orphan who is taken away by The Big Friendly giant and it turns out to be a wonderful friendship.  Their adventures bring you laughter and a little bit of fright.  There were a few times during the movie when there were roars of laughter (one time when there was a BIG roar of laughter) and it seemed adults and children alike really liked it. And, I was so happy to see one of my favorite Downton Abbey actresses make an appearance!

Another thing I enjoyed was just watching to admire the artistry in what the cinematographers created - the scale of everything was perfect and the story, though completely wild, was made believable by the movie as it drew you in.

Stephanie

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Week in Preview June 27th - 30th

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Enjoy some outside fun this week if that's your pick!

Here are my picks for the week!

Live it: Take a trip to the Yew Dell Botanical Gardens on Tuesday or Thursday this week using your Cultural Pass!

Eat it:Have dinner at Denny's on Dutchman's Lane for Kid's Eat Free from 4pm-10pm. Check it out here!

Move it: Go Ape USA is putting on KIDS GO FREE starting June 27th-July 1st. Kids 15 and under will be free of charge at Jefferson Memorial Forest when accompanied by an adult. To redeem, use the promo code at checkout when booking your Go Ape adventure. Find out more here! Book fast as there is limited spaces available.Click here to see age/height/weight requirements.

Learn it: It's Mondays at Main! On Monday, June 27th, visit the Main Library at 2pm for 'A Visit with the Lincolns!' Take a peek into the past with an engaging presentation with President and Mrs. Lincoln. Ages 6-12.

By Guest Contributor:

Kelly


 PS: Save the date for -
 Family Fun Day

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Picks for Things to Do this Weekend around Louisville: June 24,25,26


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Be sure to check out our SUMMER FUN page - Your GUIDE to Louisville area fun for May-August!

Friday:
Head to a concert in the park at Warder Park in Jeffersonville. It starts at 7pm and it's free!  Click here for information.

Want a night out?  The kids can have fun at All About Kids! Kids ages 4-10 can swim, play, watch movies and have a sleep over (or you can pick them up by 11pm). It also includes dinner.  This week, there's also a tween lock-in for kids ages 11-14.  Click here for registration details.


Saturday & Sunday :
It's Clark Days at Falls of the Ohio State Park. For just $2, enjoy this educational event and learn about George Rogers Clark (founder of Louisville).  There are reenactors, tours and more! Click here for info.

Have a fabuLOUs weekend! 
~Stephanie

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Review of Jeffersontown Summer Art Camp in Jeffersontown, KY

 photo 376f83cd-375c-4358-8089-c1806bf57e24_zpslsetkqns.jpgLast summer (2015), my daughter attended a week long art camp that was held as a collaboration between the Jeffersontown Historical Museum and Louisville Visual Art. It was a half day camp offered from 9am-12pm for 5 days. The price was very good too, just $85!

 photo IMG_7994_zpsid2dayyh.jpgShe really enjoyed it, as she loves art and anything to do with being creative with her hands. I really loved the pieces she made, and the techniques she used to create with. I also loved the price and the convenience of it being at the Jeffersontown Community Center, which is just minutes from our house. They explored a lot of creativity through painting, drawing, piecing together masks and other tangible art pieces and more. I loved how they were pretty open to create anything they wanted, and not just copy and follow along a step-by-step process by the art instructor. It was very much self-driven and process-induced and focused rather than "product-making." The process versus product art exploration is my favorite, and my daughter really experience that during this camp.

It was neat that a representative from the Education and Outreach team at Louisville Visual Art came to teach the camp, and we got to meet with one of their artists and learn more about their offerings for kids and tweens while we were involved in the camp.

 photo 9669639c-6596-4e63-bdfa-39a467ce3e39_zpsb9gnlbgh.jpgThere are two sessions being offered July 18 - 22. Chose 9am - 12pm or 1 - 4pm. Registration is due by July 11, so don't delay.

Find out more about this summer's art camp offering by contacting the Jeffersontown Historical Museum at 502-261-8290 or 502-314-2242. The Jeffersontown Historical Museum is located at 10635 Watterson Trail and is open Monday through Friday, 10am-5pm.

By Guest Contributor: Erin

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Review of Drama Camp with Drama By George at Bellarmine University

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Last summer, my then twelve-year-old daughter attended one of the drama camps by Drama By George. It was a one week half day camp held at Bellarmine University.

She really enjoyed it! She attended the camp with a friend, and both of them love drama. They worked in groups on a play entitled "Cinderella in Elementary School." The young actors learned responsibility in working as a team because putting on a show is a big effort. Throughout the week-long program, each actor was assigned a role and had to work on memorizing their lines, word for word. Parents were asked to "run lines" with their child to help them succeed by memorizing lines, but also when to say them. It was fun running lines together!

My child is talkative when she wants to be, but also shies away from public speaking and speaking up in social situations. She really shined during the week and learned to come out of her shell a bit. Parents were invited to view the performance on the last day of camp, and I was blown away by the use of her voice and how professional and confident she sounded. Also, she was an actor who had a role with quite a few lines, and she had to stand on a table and act out one part of the play. I was astounded she did that! She learned some great acting tips, as well as self-confidence building mechanisms and I was so proud of her. I highly recommend Drama By George camps, and I really appreciated that they were offered at flexible times and were pretty affordable.

Drama By George is led by Artistic Director George Halitzka. Check out our 2016 post for more information about summer camp offerings. You can also view a photo gallery of the campers and all the fun they had here. As of the time of this posting there was still room for campers in the July session. If that one doesn't fit your schedule, Drama By George offers camps and programs throughout the year.

Drama By George
1236 Lexington Road, 40204
502-718-5090
drama@dramabygeorge.com
www.dramabygeorge.com

By guest contributor: Erin

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Week in Preview June 20th-23rd

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Take a deep breath and enjoy some family fun!

Here are my picks for the week!

Live it: Grab a blanket and go outside one night this week. Lie down on the grass and look to the stars to find some star constellations. Check out a constellation guide here!

Eat it: Tuesday night is Kid's Night at Fazoli's. From 5-8pm, 1 Adult Entree=3 Kids Meals for $0.99 each! They also have spaghetti smarts activities for kids 12 and under. Look here for more details!

Move it: Bring your tween or teen to the Waterfront Park on June 21st for Waterfront Yoga. Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Doc’s Cantina. Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! Find more information here!

Learn it: Sign up for Barnes and Nobles Summer Reading Triathlon! Follow all the steps and receive a FREE book! Check out their website for more information!

By Guest Contributor:

Kelly

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Picks for Things to Do this Weekend around Louisville: June 17,18,19 Father's Day!

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Be sure to check out our SUMMER FUN page - Your GUIDE to Louisville area fun for Now-Labor Day!

Friday:
A 4-hour pass for unlimited attractions is $20 at Renaissance Fun Park.  That's a lot of go cart rides, mini-golf and more!  Sounds like a fun Friday night! 


Or, head to the Louisville Zoo for a movie - Marvel's Avengers. They have giveaways before the movie and Iron Man is making an appearance.  Click here for info about the Zoo movie nights.

Saturday:
Family Farm & Forage day starts at 10am at Farnsley-Moremen Landing.  Here's a schedule of the entire day - tons going on. It wraps up at 4pm. It's free :)

Sunday:
Treat Dad to Doughnuts at Kentucky Derby Museum. They are putting on a special breakfast and event for Father's Day and it's the perfect way to celebrate. You must get tickets in advance!  See here.

Have a fabuLOUs weekend! 
~Stephanie

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Review of Disney Pixar's Finding Dory - in theaters June 17

The writer received free admission for preview. 

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I recently enjoyed the opportunity to preview Disney Pixar's latest animated feature film, Finding Dory. I brought with me my 7 year old daughter who was very excited to see the sequel to Finding Nemo. As we waited for the movie to begin, we mused about what the plot would be. Would Dory get lost like Nemo? Would the focus be on Dory's search or her own family? As it turns out, it was a little of both! 


The preview was in 3D, which I was't thrilled about at first because my eyes have a hard time adjusting. Luckily, I was just fine by the end of the adorable short film that preceded the feature film. Finding Dory began with some flashbacks to Dory's young-fishhood with her parents, but the bulk of the movie took place in the present and included Marlin and Nemo as main characters and other Finding Nemo favorites, such as Crush and Mr. Ray, in smaller roles. Many new characters were also introduced. While the movie was entertaining, cute and humorous at times, it wasn't extremely funny. Overall, I found the plot to be a little too basic-- like a long game of hide and seek. I don't think I'd rush out to buy it, but it's definitely a heartwarming tale worthy of watching this summer. 

My daughter enjoyed the film, but said she liked it slightly less than Finding Nemo. She enjoyed learning more about where Dory came from and also the ending. There was one brief chase scene she found to be a bit scary (similar to the shark chase in Nemo). Other than that, she liked the film and said she would watch it again. 

I think the animation was one of best parts of Finding Dory. It was very vivid, and I'm glad I saw in in 3D after all since there were some really neat affects. I'd definitely recommend seeing it on the big screen or on BluRay, so you can fully appreciate it. 

By Guest Contributor: Brandy 


7 Tips for Family Fun at Churchill Downs

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Churchill Downs is an iconic venue in the city for obvious reasons.  Recently, with diversified programming, more and more families are headed their for a day of fun for everyone.  Here are some things to know before you go!

1) General admission on regular race day is free for kids 12 and younger.  For adults, it's just $3. We recommend general admission because the kids tend to want to move around so paying for seats that you don't sit in much may lead to you hoping you saved that money for a giant pretzel :) If you are going with many adults, stop at a local hotel and visit the kiosk with the brochures - Churchill Downs is known to put free admission coupons on the back!

2) You can take the kids over to Kentucky Derby Museum and see the gardens and visit the horses for free.  This wonderful museum itself is separate from Churchill Downs and there is an admission fee (free for kids under age 5).

3) Look out for special events like Family Adventure Day or brunches.  These come with higher fees but you get what you pay for............there are more things to do and even special family-friendly menu items.

4) To save some money for other things while at the track - you get what I am saying here - look for free parking.  When you arrive, there will be a temptation to park right up front or in someone's yard because they are offering you a deal on their cardboard sign but be it known........Churchill Downs offers free parking first-come, first-serve basis and trust me, these lots are NOT far away.  Head to Longfield Avenue near Gate 10, the White Lot and Green Lot– Accessible off of Taylor Boulevard or Bohannon Avenue. See a map here. Sometimes you can find street parking, but that's more difficult.

5) Get at least one program.  The kids love the horse names, stats and details.  They won't be grabbing at yours all the time!  Well, maybe that's wishful thinking.

6) Keep it moving.  Churchill Downs is BIG.  Show the kids all of the signs hanging for past Derby winners. Read the placards by the statues or art to learn some history.  Head to the Paddock to what goes on prior to a race. Hang out by the stairs where the jockeys go in and out (by the paddock across the walkway to the track).  Watch a race from different angles - at a turn, down the stretch etc.  Get a look at the horse coming into the winner's circle.  Ride the escalators :)

7) Chicken Nuggets. You browse all of the food stops looking for the most bang for your buck. It's the chicken nugget basket.  You're welcome.

And remember, bet a Kentucky Proud horse with the prettiest silks and interesting name - a winner every time ;) 
(Disclaimer: Seriously, we are not responsible for your wagering outcomes!)

Stephanie

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Review of Steel City Pops in Louisville, KY

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Steel City Pops recently opened its first Louisville location at 1021 Bardstown Road! My daughters love popsicles, so we decided to give it a try just a week after they opened. The workers were so friendly. They greeted us as we came in, told us all about their pops, and said how excited they were to be in Louisville. Steel City Pops are made from all-natural or certified organic ingredients (local when possible). The pops are sweetened with raw, organic cane sugar- no artificial colors, preservatives, or flavors! 

 photo 0328161415_zpsowdac9y6.jpgIt was tough trying to decide which pop we each wanted. They have fruity flavors and creamy flavors. Click here for a list of all their pops! I opted for the Chai Latte pop. It was very good! My girls chose one mango and one strawberry lemonade. The pops are pretty large, but my little girls had no trouble finishing them up. I snuck in a bite (or two) of each and found them to be very fresh and delicious! The fruity and creamy pops are $3 each, or 4/$11. They also serve cookie pops for $4 each and several different types of coffee.

 photo 0328161432_zpseghgwgr8.jpgAfter we got our pops we went towards the back of the store and sat at a tall bar where we could watch them making the pops through large windows. The girls didn’t take their eyes off what the workers were doing the whole time! The staff was super friendly, the pops were delicious, and the ability to watch the whole process was fun! We can’t wait to go back and try some of the other flavors!

 By Guest Contributor: Kimberly 

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Week in Preview June 13th-16th

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Where are you and your family headed for fun?

Here are my picks for the week!

Live it: 'Zoo something different every day' at the Louisville Zoo! Go check our the new Penquin Cove or the Wings of the World Bird Show! Find more information here!

Eat it: W. W. Cousins has FREE kids meals on Monday and Tuesday after 4pm! Kids 12 and under get one “Kids Meal” free with the purchase of each regular entree of dinner. Check our their Facebook page for more information.

Move it: Have you signed up for kid's free bowling yet? If not, do it now! Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Every Day All Summer Long. Go here for more information.

Learn it: On Wednesday use your Cultural Pass and head over to the Portland Museum. The Main Exhibit show will run once an hour, Captain Mary Miller is ready to tell her tale, and our Galleries are open for viewing. Every Wednesday from now until August 7 will be our designated Cultural Pass Day, so grab your pass and come take a tour! Check it out here for more info!

By Guest Contributor:

Kelly

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Picks for Things to Do this Weekend around Louisville: June 10,11,12


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Be sure to check out our SUMMER FUN page - Your GUIDE to Louisville area fun for Now-Labor Day!

Friday:
There's a 10am Magic Show at the Highlands/Shelby Park LFPL location!  Pick up a Cultural Pass while you are there.

Kicking off at 6:30 is the Jeffersontown Summerfest. It's at Veterans Memorial Park and there's music, an outdoor movie movie and even fireworks! From 6:30-8pm, they have FREE Refreshments, the DJ play through 9pm along with the Kid Zone & Face Painting and when it gets dark.......Free popcorn & watch Inside Outside - Fireworks after the movie. WOW.

Saturday:
It's going to be HOT.  See our list of Top 10 Ways to Beat the Heat for ideas. 

Sunday:
It's the last chance to see Thomas the Train this summer at KY Railway Museum.  Get your tickets, our writer went last weekend and loved all of the activities - it's so much more than a train ride!
Use code Loufamfun16 to save $2 per ticket.

Have a fabuLOUs weekend! 
~Stephanie

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Huber's Orchard & Winery Package discount!

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For $35, you get:
  • U-Pick fruit of the season 
  • Four admissions to the family fun park 
  • Farm tour wagon ride 
  • Two single-dip ice cream cones 
Click here to get your discount package!
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We have used this deal on Father's Day and it was great!
Per Groupon: Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. All goods or services must be used by the same person and U-pick fruit changes daily depending on availability.

Review of Cunningham's Creekside in Prospect, KY

 photo fb pic_zpsiqr2x8rl.jpgLast summer I finally visited Cunningham's Creekside in Prospect. Friends have told me for years that they serve THE BEST fried fish sandwich in the Louisville area. I love a fried fish sandwich. So I had to see for myself, and I concur. It was the best fish sandwich I have had here: flaky, fresh-tasting, and HUGE!

I keep a running list at home of local places to try for good eats around town, and since my husband and I were celebrating fourteen years of marriage at the time, we decided on a quieter lunch along the water of Harrod's Creek. Cunningham's Creekside has been in business for many years and they are doing something right. Frying up a delicious fish sandwich is one of them.



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I, of course, ordered the fish sandwich platter ($11.25) and opted for two sides to go with it; I tried the green beans and potato salad. My husband ordered the white fish dinner ($12.50) with two side choices of green beans and mashed potatoes and gravy. We also ordered a pina colada from the bar to share to reminisce about our honeymoon in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Our experience was great, from the food to the atmosphere to the attentive server! We'll definitely go back again. Also, since we had a lunch date, we headed out to the Prospect area after dropping our four-year-old off at the popular Mother's Day Out option at Kazoing! Party and Play. I like to use that option every few months for some time away while the little one can play!

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Check out Cunningham's this spring or summer! It's a lovely little diner along the creek and it is also on our Top 10 Al Fresco dining options!

Located at
6301 River Rd
Prospect, Kentucky

(502) 228-3625

https://www.facebook.com/Cunninghams-Creekside-279984267271/timeline/

By guest contributor: Erin

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Review of Family Camping Trip at Buffalo Trace Park in Harrison County, Indiana

My family and I spent the weekend camping at Buffalo Trace Park. They have a ton of things to do there (even if you don't go camping)! It is off 150 NE in Indiana, somewhat near the turn off to go to Hubers.

They have camping available for tents, cabins, and RVs (we stayed with the classic tent camping). Each site has a picnic table and fire ring, and some of the campsites are very close together (check the map before you book). The bathrooms were clean, had toilet paper and soap, and some had showers.

On the grounds, they have a lake with a beach, swimming area, lifeguards, concessions, and a dock with a diving board. It's $3 per person to swim. Next to the swim beach is the boat renal. They have these cool, old-school pontoon - paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, and row boats. They are different prices per time, but 3 of us enjoyed the paddle boat for 1/2 hour (in the hot sun, working up a sweat) for $5. They provide life vests. You can bring your own non-motorized boats for free.

Near the lake is the free Petting Zoo. They have a horse, goats, chickens, rabbits, and turtles. There is food out in the open for the animals, but the goat was glad to be fed by my kids who grabbed a handful.

There are several playgrounds and a fitness course at several locations around camp, as well as a baseball court, tennis court, tire swing, baseball field, beach volleyball court, and a very large Frisbee Golf course.

There are cement trails that are great for bikes if you bring them, as well as hiking trails all over...bring bug spray. You can fish if you bring bait and poles with an IN State Fishing License. Most activities are open from 11am to 6pm. Bring cash for the activities, firewood, soda machines, and concessions. 

The only complaints I had from the weekend: the brownish lake water left us feeling very dirty, we could hear the traffic noises on 150 from out campsite, there was lots of goose poop on the sidewalks, and of course, mosquitos were prevalent.



To make our weekend even better, we started our first day at Adrienne & Co bakery at 5801 US HWY 150 in Floyds Knobs. It looks like a side business to the Marathon gas station next door, but it's DELICIOUS! A huge selection of warm, fresh donuts and baked goods that reminded me of the bakeries back near NYC. 

We also ended our trip at Polly's Freeze located just off the Edwardsville / Georgetown exit at 5242 State Road 62. This walk-up ice cream shop has incredible tasting ice cream and other delicious things to eat. It had a spacious lawn with tables to eat at in the shade. I can't wait to go back again soon! These two eateries are easy to stop at on a day trip, weekend trip, or week long stay at Buffalo Trace Park. It's a great idea for a staycation or a day trip, and it's less than an hour away.

By Guest Contributor: Caryn

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Week in Preview June 6th-9th

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S'mores, bowling, and 'Grease'. It's a great week for fun!

Here are my picks for the week!

Live it: "Grease" is playing on Monday, June 6th at the Iroquois Amphitheater for FREE! Doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8:30pm. Find out more here!

Eat it:Build a fire and make S'Mores this week! Such a fun, simple way to enjoy each others company outside. Try some S'Moreos out if you dare (recipe here).

Move it: Starting Tuesday, June 7th, the Fairdale Pool will have FREE Family Swim Nights. From 6pm-8pm, Tuesdays Only, until July 26th. Parents and Guardians MUST be present with children at all times!

Learn it: Take a trip to your local library and get set up for their summer reading program! While you are there pick up your cultural pass! Find more information on their website.

By Guest Contributor:

Kelly

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Picks for Things to Do this Weekend around Louisville: June 3,4,5


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Be sure to check out our SUMMER FUN page - Your GUIDE to Louisville area fun for May-August!

Friday:
LEGO KidsFest is this weekend! Limited ticket are available so act fast. There are sessions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and it's at the Expo Center.

Clarksville Parks & Rec is showing "The Good Dinosaur" at ~8pm at Gateway Park. It's a super cute movie, kick off summer with on outdoor flick. Bring your own chairs, they have snacks for sale!

Saturday:
Head up to La Grange for Arts on the Green. Just up 71, you will find the cutest town center bustling with artisans, food and family fun! It's from 10am-5pm.

Sunday:
It's Arts & Culture Day down on the waterfront. A great way to kick-off the Cultural Pass. From 11am-4pm, head down to Waterfront Park with your family to see what our fantastic city has to offer!

Have a fabuLOUs weekend! 
~Stephanie