Local events and things to do for families and kids around Louisville, Kentucky
Week in Preview
Welcome to the Week in Preview where we highlight weekday family fun opportunities.
Here are our picks for weekday family fun!
Weekday family fun is here. Please visit our day trips ideas! Wouldn’t that be fun for a weekday getaway? Also, our FALL Fun Page is packed full of ideas. Like…FULL OF IDEAS.
Do you have a child age 5 and under? Are you pregnant? Learn more about the Ages & Staged Questionnaire from Metro United Way that can help you learn more about your child’s development!
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Looking for a FREE activity for you and your young one during the week? Wiggles and Giggles is hosted every Monday and Thursday at the Griffin Recreation Center from 10AM-12PM! Kids will love play time with their interactive and imaginative toys and making new friend! Go check it out!
Join them on Wednesday for a free showing of Godzilla (1954 Subtitled) at the Iroquois Amphitheater! This movie is not rated. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8:30 p.m.
Join the Shively Library for Crafty Afternoons on Wednesday! Enjoy afternoon crafts with seasonal themes. For ages 3+. Supplies are limited, to see what this month’s craft is or to reserve your spot please call (502) 574-1730. 3:30-4:30pm
Enjoy a bug discovery walk in the Waterfront Botanical Gardens’ native plant beds with Kevin Mudd, owner of Atelier Insecta. Ponder display specimens and explore live critters as we walk alongside this expert. Thursday, 5:30pm.
Looking for a few great spots to enjoy during some beautiful weather? Here are some ideas: Shawnee Park: The new Nature Play Space is a wonderful addition to the play area near the Shawnee Pavilion. Iroquois Park: The Scenic North Overlook is now a short hike from the parking lot at Rundill and Uppill Roads – discover the new stone staircase to the top! Central Park: The new ADA accessible playground offers fun for all ages and abilities.
We are so excited to let you know that free books from Imagination Library are now available to ALL children under five in Jefferson County! Imagination Library of Louisville’s mission is to provide a free monthly book to Louisville children from birth to age five to foster a love of reading and prepare children for kindergarten.
Thanks to a generous donation from the Louisville Astronomical Society, LFPL is excited to offer telescopes for check out at the Main Library, as well as the Northeast, Southwest and South Central Regional libraries. The lending period is for one week and is limited to Louisville Free Public Library cardholders in good standing, 18 years or older.
The Main Library and Highlands-Shelby Park Library join South Central Regional with their newly established collection of board games and puzzles now available for checkout! Puzzles can be checked out for 21 days, and renewed 3 times. Board games can be checked out for 7 days (no renewals). These puzzles and games do not float, so please return them to the Library where they were checked out. See all our gaming programs at www.LFPL.org/gaming
Monday is Kids Eat Free at Christi’s Cafe. Free kid’s meal with an adult meal purchase from 4-9pm. For more kid eat free ideas check our post here!
Take a day trip to Brown County Indiana!
Get outside of the house for a nature scavenger hunt….Find the alphabet! There are many places to hike or go fishing. You can compliment these activities with our simple outdoor scavenger hunt.
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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 summer. Here are all of our posts that include lots of outdoor ideas.