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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Join us at the Iroquois Amphitheater for a FREE summer movie night featuring JAWS on Monday, June 27th. Gates open at 7:30 p.m., movie starts at 8:30 p.m.
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!
Join us at the Newburg Library on Monday for an introductory program designed to teach basic ukulele techniques and songs, while exploring the cultural importance of the ukulele to Hawai’ian culture. All ages, 6:00-7:00pm.
It’s going to be a hot one this week so definitely make some time for ice cream! Check out our post HERE for lots of places to try!
Spend some time this week at Charlestown Activities Park! Charlestown Family Activities Park offers two options during the summer: $3 for kids ages 3-5 and $5 for kids ages 6 and up. It’s free for kiddos ages 2 and younger. This is for the Splash Pad, Pirate Playground, Putt-Putt, Roller Skating, Outdoor Games and Video Game Use.
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.
If you haven’t yet, head to your local Louisville Free Public Library and pick up your Cultural Pass! Once you get it make a reservation for a Cruise on the Belle of Louisville, set up a Tuesday for a visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum, or pick a day for a visit to the Louisville Nature Center! There are so many fun places to visit and the summer is waiting for you to explore.
Shakespeare in the Park: The 62nd season of the FREE Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park May 25-August 7, 2022! Check out their website for all the details!
Farmer’s Markets are starting to open up around town, check out our post here for all the information you need to get shopping!
It looks like it’s going to be hot this week but that’s ok, the Spraygrounds at Creekside Center in Beckley Creek Park and Cliffside Center in Broad Run Park are now open for the season! 8:00am-7:30pm
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
Did you know that the Louisville Free Public Library has new stories, jokes, and poems every week on the TeleTales hotline? You can listen to your favorite librarians right from your phone, 24/7—no internet required, wherever you are—at the store, stuck in the car, or relaxing at home.
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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