Week in Preview
Welcome to the Week in Preview where we highlight weekday family fun opportunities.
Here are my picks for weekday family fun!
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Beginning Monday, August 8th through Thursday, August 11th from 4:00 to 8:00pm, Philly’s Frozen Dessert, the winner of the July 17th ice-cream taste testing event, will be set up at Republic Bank, located at New Cut Road and West Kenwood Drive.
Head to the Portland Library on Thursday for their Living Color Tie-Dye Party. Bring your own t-shirt, handkerchief, socks, or anything you want to liven up with brilliant colors! Ages 7+, 5:00-6:30pm.
Adults and teens (13+) are welcome to use the Maker Lab during open hours and will receive Maker 101 training on the spot if they have not already completed the orientation. Drop in to work on your own projects using the machines available in the space: Cricut vinyl and paper cutter, Glowforge laser cutter, Adobe Creative Suite, Makerbot 3D printer, and more! Wednesday, 12:30-4:30pm.
Everyone is buzzing about our newest exhibit! Join us at the Louisville Zoo to experience IncrediBUGS presented by Great Clips. Meet 18 gigantic animatronic bugs stationed throughout the Zoo. Gaze upon a truck-sized ladybug, stroll among enormous monarch butterflies, and explore our 15-foot dancing peacock spider, if you dare! Some exhibits feature interactive elements, including our honey-scented walkthrough beehive box and stink bug. Free with Zoo Admission!
It’s always time for ice cream! Check out our post HERE for lots of places to try!
Hungry? If so Food Truck Wednesdays are just the place for you! We will be closing S. 4th Street between Jefferson and Market every Wednesday from 9 to 3. Food trucks will be serving 11-2. There will be a minimum of 3 food trucks, with more planned to us for join for big event days in Downtown Louisville.
Go to the Louisville Nature Center and walk through the native wildflower gardens, seasonal butterflies and dragonflies in our gardens, view the indoor exhibits and mural, observe wildlife up-close in our bird blind, look at books and do activities in our library, or hike in Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. 3745 Illinois Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky 40213
Have you called Teletales lately? Call 502-916-9909 for kid-friendly stories, poems, jokes, and more 24/7.
Take a day trip to Brown County Indiana!
We hope that you are making the most of your fall family fun. Keep tabs on our page for ideas. We are tracking what is open and always looking for new ideas to share with you for weekday family fun outings.
So many ways to have fun with the kids this fall. Here are all of our posts that include lots of outdoor ideas.
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