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Louisville Children’s Film Festival – March 10th 6 – 8:30pm, 11th 12-5:30pm, 12th 2-4:20pm, 19th 12:30 to 1:30pm, 25th 10:30 – 1:30pm, Baxter Theater Avenue and Speed Art Museum. Louisville Children’s Film Festival 2023 welcomes you to a wondrous and magical feast of over 50 films from 20 countries from all over the world that are suitable for children as young as four years old! From fun and vibrant animation adventure to deep and contemplative depiction of childhood, from carefully crafted fiction to faithful and creative documentaries, we have it all! Entry is $5.
Geometric Terrariums – March 25th from 1-3 at the Kentucky Science Center. Assemble a home for your succulents that is both practical and beautiful in this glasswork workshop. Participants will have the chance to expand their skills with a soldering iron. Your choice of succulent is included! $30 per person/$20 members. MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center. Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children.
Fairdale Christian Church Craft Show – March 25th, 10am-4pm, 9000 Brown Austin Rd. A day full of shopping small!
Derby City Curling Club will host the first bonspiel, or curling tournament, ever in the commonwealth of Kentucky in just a few weeks. “Bourbonspiel” will be held at the historic Alpine Ice Arena, from March 24th to the 26th. Spectators are welcome.
Disney On Ice presents Find Your Hero – April 6-7PM, April 7-7PM, April 8 2 & 7PM, April 9 2PM, KFC Yum! Center. Get ready to discover the hero inside us all when Disney On Ice returns with a magical adventure for the whole family! Audiences will discover what it truly means to be a hero as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and friends from around the Disney Kingdom come together to take families on a journey through timeless tales when Disney On Ice presents Find Your Hero skates into Louisville, playing five fun-filled performances from April 6-9, 2023 at the KFC Yum! Center. Tickets are affordably priced for the whole family.
Troop 688’s Annual Spring Luau – April 21st, 7-9pm, Sun Valley Community Center. Attention all School-aged girls (K-12th), Join Girl Scout Troop 688 for our annual Spring Luau. There will be dancing/DJ, games, crafts, door prizes, and a meal! There is a $10 Entry Fee. You Must Register to attend. You can call Sandy (502)649-0707 to register!
Best Buddies Friendship Walk – April 29, 9:00 AM, E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park, Opening Ceremonies: 9:45 AM, Walk: 10:00 AM, Celebrate Until: 12:00 PM.
3D UV Resin Art – May 13th from 1-3PM, Kentucky Science Center. Learn the art of turning layers of 2D paint into a 3-dimensional work of art as you create a one-of-a-kind resin pendant. $30 per person/$20 members. MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center. Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children.
Found Object Birdhouse– May 20th from 1-3PM, Kentucky Science Center. Reduce waste and upcycle some of our found objects as you create something that is just as much a work of art as it is a home for nature. $30 per person/$20 members. MakerPlace Workshops include general admission to Kentucky Science Center. Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children.
Long Running Events
Louisville Free Public Library has story time events all around the city. You could go to different ones each week. Sometimes they have crafts and other activities to go along with the story time. It’s one of the best free family fun activities in the city!
Speed Art Museum has drop in family programs on Sundays. Sunday admission is free. The family tour is every Sunday at 2pm and recommended for families with kids ages 5-10 years old.
Early childhood programming (ages 0-5) is back at Speed Art Museum. Baby Playdate is 1st Wednesday of each month, 10 AM – 12 PM. Toddler Takeover is 1st Wednesday of each month, 10 AM – 12 PM. Each month we baby-ify a gallery with floor mats, board books, toys, and soft music. Babies (and their adults) engage with the artworks and each other at their own speed. All the programming is included in your ticket to the Museum for that day. Check their website for upcoming dates and themes.
All About Kids has open gym and swim at both their Oldham and Louisville locations. Times and days of the week vary based on location or activity. You can get a punch card if you plan to go often and want to save some money.
SIGS in New Albany has several open gym style options that recur. From tot-spot to bounce time. You can go once or get a pass that will basically get you one free visit when you purchase more visits all at once.
Kentuckiana Parkour in Clarksville, IN has parents night out every Saturday night and you do not have to be a member to send your child. It’s for children ages 5 and up from 6-8pm. Kids can get active in the ninja and parkour courses. $20
Defy has Kid Jump every Monday- Friday from the time they open until noon. It is for kids ages 6 and under and their adult. It is $15 and parents jump free. You select a 90 minute jump spot. Those kiddos will be tired for their naps and you got your exercise in for the day!
Kids can make bath bombs for free at Buff City Soaps. Pick a location near you and just pop in during normal business hours, you don’t need to sign up. Click here to read more about it.
Drop in and paint at Whet Your Palette. Leave the mess at home and let your kids get creative. The best deal is Tuesdays, all day canvases are half off.
Saturday Farm Animal Feeding – Blackacre State Nature Preserve And Historic Homestead. The volunteer animal feeders discuss feeding and caring for farm animals, will take place May through September on Saturdays at 9:00am. Visitors are advised to wear appropriate shoes or bring spare shoes for the ride home, as we may get dirty, especially if it has been raining recently. Feed will be provided, but Visitors are always welcome to bring their own treats to feed the animals. Apples, carrots, and bread are farm animal favorites. Meet in the barn for this fun opportunity!
Day trips are always an option. There are many places within 2 hours of Louisville. Here are tons of options.
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