2011 Things To Do This Summer!

Leigh Ann Tipton - posted on 06/10/2011 ( 1 mom has responded )

6

1

1

2011 Things To Do This Summer!



Kids Eat Free!



Monday: Texas Roadhouse, Hometown

Tuesday: Marks Feed Store, Beef O’Bradys, Fazoli’s, Zaxbys, Hometown

Wednesday: Jerry’s, Moes, Skyline Chili

Thursday: Captain D’s, Chik Fil A, Wicks

Friday: Steak N Shake

Saturday: Steak N Shake

Sunday: Tumbleweed

*CALL TO CONFIRM—SUBJECT TO CHANGE*





Louisville Free Public Library Events



Main Branch

Monday, June 6 2PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Saturday, June 11 2PM- Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Party

Monday, June 13 2PM- Raptor Rehab

Monday, June 20 2PM- Al & Penny Nelson Stone Carvers

Saturday, June 25 2PM- Ben Franklin: An Inventor Extraordinaire

Monday, June 27 2PM- Louisville Water Company

Monday, July 11 2PM- Puppet Show

Tuesday, July 12 2PM- Louisville Science Center

Monday, July 18 2PM- Silly Science

Thursday, July 21 2PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Monday, July 25 2PM- Dance Party

Saturday, July 30 2PM- It’s a Mystery

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Summer Reading Finale



Middletown Branch

Tuesday, June 14 2PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Tuesday, June 21 2PM- Zippo the Clown

Thursday, June 23 2:30PM- Stories Alive with George Halitzka

Tuesday, June 28 2PM- Louisville Nature Center

Tuesday, July 12 2PM- Junk Genius

Tuesday, July 19 2PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Thursday, July 28 2PM- Louisville Science Center

Tuesday, August 2 2PM- Raptor Rehab

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Summer Reading Finale



JTown Branch

Tuesday, June 7 2:30PM- Squallis Puppeteers

Tuesday, June 14 2:30PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Tuesday, June 21 2:30PM- Junk Genius Robot Challenge

Tuesday, July 19 2:30PM- Children’s Book Workshop

Saturday, August 6 11AM- Summer Reading Finale



Iroquois Branch

Thursday, June 9 2PM- Fun Box

Thursday, June 16 2PM- Junk Genius Robot Challenge

Thursday, June 23 2PM- Raptor Rehab

Thursday, June 30 2PM- Louisville Science Center

Thursday, July 7 2PM- Tie Dye

Thursday, July 14 2PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Thursday, July 21 2PM- Squallis Puppeteers

Thursday, July 28 2PM- West African Dance with Kacey Frazier

Saturday, August 6 1PM- Summer Reading Finale w/ Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Fern Creek Branch

Tuesday, June 21 2PM- Hip Hop Dance with Fafiyyah Rasool

Thursday, June 23 2PM- Magic Tree House Party-signup required 231-4605

Tuesday, June 28 2PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Tuesday, July 12 2PM- Raptor Rehab

Tuesday, July 19 2PM- Al & Penny Nelson Stone Carvers

Thursday, July 21 2PM- Magic Tree House Party- signup required 231-4605

Tuesday, July 26 2PM- Fabulous Fairy Fun- signup required 231-4605

Wednesday, July 27 11AM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Summer Reading Finale- Myth, Magic, and Imagination



Crescent Hill Branch

Monday, June 6 2:30PM- Magical Monday-Puppets Galore

Monday, June 13 2:30PM- Zippo the Clown

Monday, June 20 2:30PM- Squallis Puppeteers

Wednesday, June 29 2:30PM- Junk Genius Robot Challenge

Monday, July 11 2:30PM- Magical Monday Puppet Show

Saturday, July 16 11:00AM- Mad Hatter’s Tea Party- signup required 574-1793

Monday, July 18 2:30PM- Stories Alive with George Halitzka

Thursday, July 21 2:30PM- Kites & Keys

Monday, July 25 2:30PM- Al & Penny Nelson Stone Carvers

Sunday, August 6 2:30PM- Summer Reading Finale



Shively Branch

Thursday, June 9 2PM- Sidewalk Chalk

Thursday, June 16 2PM- Louisville Nature Center

Thursday, June 23 2PM- Zippo the Clown

Thursday, June 30 2PM- Storytelling with Marsha Roth

Thursday, July 7 2PM- Mythical, Magical Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, July 14 2PM- Louisville Science Center

Thursday, July 21 2PM- Urban Legends

Thursday, July 28 2PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Summer Reading Finale



Southwest Branch

Tuesday, June 7 2:30PM- Here Be Dragons!

Tuesday, June 21 2:30PM- Captain Underpants Book Party

Saturday, June 25 2:30PM- Junk Genius Robot Challenge

Saturday, July 9 2:30PM- Harry Potter Movie Release Party

Thursday, July 14 2:30PM- Pinkalicious Party

Saturday, July 16 2:30PM- Magic Tricks 101

Tuesday, July 19 2:30PM- Squallis Puppeteers

Saturday, July 23 2:30PM- 4H Magical Scrapbooking

Saturday, July 30 2:30PM- Raptor Rehab

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Summer Reading Finale with Mr. Moustache

Western Branch

Monday, June 6 2-4PM- Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Thursday, June 23 1PM- Louisville Science Center

Thursday, July 21 2PM- There Be Dragons!

Wednesday, July 27 11AM- Dragons Storytime and Craft

Wednesday, August 3 11AM- Lords & Ladies



Highlands/Shelby Park Branch

Thursday, June 9 11AM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Tuesday, June 14 2PM- Creative Movement and Dance

Tuesday, June 21 1PM- Louisville Science Center

Thursday, June 23 2PM- Cooking with Ms. Paula

Thursday, July 7 2PM- Create a Story with Music

Thursday, July 14 2PM- Silly Tales and Songs with Thomas Freese

Thursday, July 21 2PM- Blue Apple Players

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Summer Reading Finale with Heidi Howe



St. Matthews Branch

Thursday, June 9 2PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Thursday, June 23 2PM- Storytelling with Roberta Brown

Tuesday, June 28 2PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Thursday, July 7 2PM- Raptor Rehab

Wednesday, July 13 11AM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Thursday, July 21 2PM- Children’s Book Workshop

Thursday, July 28 2PM- Louisville Water Company

Saturday, August 6 11AM- Summer Reading Finale with the Blue Apple Players



Newburg Branch

Thursday, June 9 1PM- Hawaiian Luau

Thursday, June 16 1PM- Al & Penny Nelson Stone Carvers

Saturday, June 25 2PM- Metro Animal Services

Thursday, June 30 1PM- Earth Day Everyday- Let’s Paint!

Thursday, July 7 1PM- Science Club- Electricity

Thursday, July 14 1PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Tuesday, July 19 10AM- Louisville Science Center

Thursday, July 21 1PM- Fun with Food- signup required 479-6160

Thursday, August 4 1PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Thursday, August 11 1PM- Science Club- Fresh Fruit Parfaits



Westport Branch

Saturday, June 18 2PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Wednesday, June 22 2PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Saturday, July 9 2PM- Raptor Rehab

Saturday, July 23 2PM- Fairy Tales

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Junk Genius Robot Challenge

Portland Branch

Friday, June 17 2PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Tuesday, June 28 1PM- 4H- Electricity

Thursday, July 7 1PM- Louisville Science Center

Tuesday, July 12 2PM- Life Sized Candyland

Monday, July 18 2PM- Game Day

Wednesday, July 20 11AM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Tuesday, July 26 2PM- Mad Hatter’s Tea Party



Bon Air Branch

Tuesday, June 7 2:30PM- Star Light Star Bright

Wednesday, June 8 2:30PM- Junk Genius Robot Challenge

Tuesday, June 14 2:30PM- “Full of Hot Air” Story Time

Wednesday, June 15 2:30PM- Junk Genius Hands On(signup required 574-1795)

Wednesday, June 22 2:30PM- 4H Electricity

Wednesday, June 29 2:20PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Tuesday, July 5 2:30PM- Pirates, Maidens, and Heroes

Tuesday, July 12 2:30PM- Fractured Fairytales

Wednesday, July 20 2:30PM- Children’s Book Workshop

Wednesday, July 27 2:30PM- Origami Tales with Thomas Freese

Tuesday, August 2 2:30PM- Back to School Party

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Summer Reading Finale



Fairdale Branch

Wednesday, June 15 2PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Thursday, June 23 2PM- Pinkalicious Party

Saturday, June 25 2PM- Al & Penny Nelson Stone Carvers

Thursday, July 14 6PM- Harry Potter Movie Release Party

Friday, July 15 3PM- Pooh’s Adventures in the Library

Tuesday, July 19 2PM- Louisville Science Center

Wednesday, July 20 2PM- Louisville Nature Center

Saturday, August 6 2PM- Summer Reading Finale with the Blue Apple Players

(RSVP required 375-2051)



Okolona Branch

Tuesday, June 14 2PM- Father’s Day Crafts

Thursday, June 16 2PM- Blue Apple Players

Thursday, June 23 2PM- Junk Genius Hands On(signup required 964-3515)

Thursday, June 30 2PM- Absorbing Art

Thursday, July 7 2PM- Water WOWS with the Louisville Water Company

Thursday, July 14 2PM- Go Fly A Kite(signup required 964-3515)

Thursday, July 21 2PM- Mr. Moustache Magic Show

Thursday, July 28 2PM- Ice Cream Social

Saturday, August 6 11AM- Summer Reading Finale



2011 Great Escape Free Summer Movies

All Shows Start at 9:30AM

Clarksville,IN

June 6&7- Despicable Me (PG)

June 13&14- Megamind (PG)

June 20&21- Shrek Ever After (PG)

June 27&28- How To Train Your Dragon (PG)

July 4&5- Yogi Bear (PG)

July 11&12- Narnia: Voyage of Dawn Traeder (PG)

July 18&19- Marmaduke (PG)

July 25&26- Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

August 1&2- Rammona and Beezus (G)

August 8&9- Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG)



New Albany, IN

June 8&9- Despicable Me (PG)

June 15&16- Megamind (PG)

June 22&23- Shrek Ever After (PG)

June 29&30- How To Train Your Dragon (PG)

July 6&7- Yogi Bear (PG)

July 13&14- Narnia: Voyage of Dawn Treader (PG)

July 20&21- Marmaduke (PG)

July 27&28- Nanny McPhee Retuuns (PG)

August 3&4- Rammona and Beezus (G)

August 10&11- Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG)



Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse at Tinseltown

$1.00 per show

June 8&9- Charlotte’s Web (G)

June 15&16- Megamind (PG)

June 22&23- Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything (G)

June 29&30- Despicable Me (PG)

July 6&7- The Tale of Despereaux (G)

July 13&14- Marmaduke (PG)

July 20&21- Ramona & Beezus (G)

July 27&28- Yogi Bear (PG)

August 3&4- Legend of the Guardians (PG)









Riverstage Twilight Movie Series

Located at the by the river at the end of Spring Street in Jeffersonville, IN.

Seating starts at 7PM and movies begin at dark.

Saturday, June 4- Despicable Me (PG)

Saturday, June 11- Shrek Forever After (PG)

Saturday, June 25- Nanny McFee Returns (PG)

Saturday, July 2- An American Tale (G)

Saturday, July 9- The Karate Kid (PG)

Saturday, July 16- Hook (PG)

Saturday, July 23 Yogi Bear (PG)- Family Campout Night



Free Outdoor Movies at The Iroquois Amphitheater

Monday, June 6 8:30PM- The Maltese Falcon (NR)

Sunday, June 12 9PM- Secretariat (PG)

Monday, June 13 8:30PM- Goldfinger (PG)

Monday, June 20 8:30PM- Fletch (PG)

Monday, June 27 8:30PM- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (PG-13)

Sunday, July 10 9PM- Morning Glory (PG)

Monday, June 11 8:30PM- Grease(PG)

Monday, July 18 8:30PM- Cool Hand Luke (PG)

Monday, July 25 8:30PM- Jurassic Park (PG-13)

Monday, August 8 8PM- Inception (PG-13)

Sunday, August 14 9PM- Shrek Forever After (PG)

Monday, August 15 8PM- The Wiz (G)



Zoovie Movie Nights at the Louisville Zoo

Free for Members, $5.00 for others. Field opens at 6PM, movies begin at sundown.

Friday, June 3- Yogi Bear (PG)

Friday, June 17- How to Train Your Dragon (PG)

Friday, July 1- Despicable Me (PG)

Friday, July 15- Monsters vs. Aliens (PG)

Friday, August 5- Toy Story 3 (PG)

Friday, August 19- TBA

Friday, September 2- TBA

Friday, September 16- TBA



District 5 Outdoor Family Film Festival

Shawnee Park ball fields, movies begin at dusk. Movies are TBA.

Friday, August 5

Friday, August 12

Friday, August 19

Friday, August 26





Cards Under the Stars Outdoor Movie Series

A Family movie will be shown on a large inflatable screen on the University of Louisville Belknap campus, next to Grawemeyer Hall. There will also be inflatable rides for the children and entertainment. Activities begin at 6:30PM and the movie begins at dusk. Movies are TBA

Friday, June 10

Friday, July 15

Friday, August 6



Rave Movie Theatre Family Film Festival

Movies will be at the Stonybrook and Preston Crossings locations.

Movies will be every Tuesday and Wednesday beginning some time in June.

Doors open at 9:30AM and the movie begins at 10AM.



Middletown Summer Concerts in Wetherby Park

Sunday, June 12 5:30-7:30PM- Joey Constantine Band

Sunday, July 10 5:30-7:30PM- The Marlins

Sunday, August 14 5:30-7:30PM- Bluegrass 101

Sunday, September 18 5:30-7:30PM- The Mystic Singers

Sunday, October 2 5-7PM- Area Churches



Cherokee Triangle Summer Concert Series at Willow Park

Every Sunday in June and July- 7-9PM



Music on the Terrace at The Summit Shopping Center

Every Thursday in June and July- 6-8PM



Music at Westport Village

Every Friday in June, July, and August- 7-10PM













2011 Concerts in the Park in Warder Park

Located on the corner of Court Avenue and Spring Street in Jeffersonville, IN.

Concerts are on Fridays at 7:30PM. September Concerts begin at 7PM.

Friday, June 3- Tom & Ricky

Friday, June 10- June Kelley Roy and Top Notch

Friday, June 17- River Cities Concert Band

Friday, June 24- The Rheingold German-American Band

Friday, July 1- Bob Holt & Prime Time

Friday, July 8- Pendulum Big Band

Friday, July 15- Kosair Dance Band

Friday, July 22- Early Autumn Big Band

Friday, July 29- Cloigheann Irish Band

Friday, August 5- Rascals of Ragtime

Friday, August 12- Southeastern Shrine Association Mass Band

Friday, August 19- River Cities Concert Band

Friday, August 26- June Kelley Roy and the Ovation Orchestra

Friday, September 2- Indigo

Friday, September 9- Moonlight Big Band



Riverstage Concert Series-Rolling Out The Weekends

Located by the river at the end of Spring Street in Jeffersonville, IN.

All concerts are 7:00-10:30PM.

Friday, June 3- The Devonshires w/ guest Still Kickin

Friday, June 10- Thumper and the Plaid Rabbits w/ guest Po’ Brothers

Friday, June 24- The Marlins w/ guest The Vinyl Kings

Friday, July 1- The Wulfe Pack w/ guest BlueZenGrass

Friday, July 8- Eight Inch Elvis w/ guest Broke by Tuesday

Friday, July 15- Jake Elwood & the Boys(aka Blues Brothers) w/ guest Flat

Friday, July 22- The Monarchs w/ guest Fyve Pak Bank

Friday, August 5- The Rumors w/ guest The Dynamics

Saturday, August 6- Pawn Shop Guitar w/ guest Travis Alberson

Friday, August 12- The Wulfe Brothers w/ guest 7 Car Pileup

Saturday, August 13- 100% Poly w/ guest Whiplash

Friday, August 19- Lefty and the Lunatics w/ guest Over Gloria

Saturday, August 20- Unlimited Show Band w/guest Dev and Doug

Saturday, September 3- The Louisville Crashers w/ guest Kudmani









KY Shakespeare in Central Park

“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare- Abridged”

June 7-26 (everyday except Monday)

Pre-show- 7:30PM Show- 8:30PM



“As You Like It”

June 28-July 10 (everyday except Monday)

Pre-show- 7:30PM Show- 8:30PM



“Two Gentlemen of Verona”

July 19-24 (everyday except Monday)

Pre-Show- 7:30PM Show- 8:30PM



MetroParks Modern Spraygrounds-Free Water Fun

Algonquin Park- 1614 Cypress Street

Baxter Square- 301 South 12th Street

Iroquois Park- 5216 New Cut Road

Waterfront Park- Downtown(2 locations)

Crescent Hill Park- adjacent to Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center

Farnsley Park- 3100 Wedgewood Way

Wyandotte Park- 1104 Beecher Street

Shelby Park- 600 E. Oak Street

LaPorte Park- 2529 Bank Street

Petersburg Park- 5008 Indian Trail

** New parks will open in 2011 in Nelson Hornbeck Park(Fairdale), Long Run Park, Shawnee Park, Breslin Park.



Speed Art Museum Free First Friday Nights

Free Admission to the museum’s permanent collection and to the Art Sparks interactive family gallery.

Friday, June 3- 5-9PM

Friday, July 1- 5-9PM

Friday, August 5- 5-9PM



Home Depot Kids Workshops

Free workshop activity for children ages 5-12 on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM-12noon. Participants will create a project from a pre-fabricated kit. There is a different project each month.



Lowe’s Build and Grow Workshop

Free workshop activity for children ages 4-12 on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 10AM. Pre-registration is required. Go to www.lowesbuildandgrow.com.



Louisville Free Public Library Summer Reading Program

Read 10 books between June 1- August 6. List the titles in the Summer Reading folder and return the completed folder to any public library location by August 6. for a free prize pack and to be registered for additional prizes. This program is for children from birth -5th grade. There is also a summer reading program for teens.



Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program

Kids can read and eight books and list them in the Reading Journal. Kids can chose a free book from a list when they turn in their completed Reading Journal at any local Barnes & Noble Book Store. Go to www.barnesandnoble.com/summerreading to download a reading journal.



Half Price Books Summer Reading Program

Read 15 minutes a day and turn in your Reading Ledger for a $5.00 gift card. Visit www.hpb.com for more details.



Crescent Hill Reservoir and Gatehouse Tours

The Crescent Hill Gatehouse will be open for free tours every Wednesday(weather permitting) until September 28. The tour times are 11AM-1PM & 6PM-8PM. Learn about the history of Louisville Water. The facilities are located on Reservoir Avenue, just off Frankfort Avenue.





Frazier History Museum Kids Club

Join the Kids Club for free and kids get free admission to the museum(with a paying adult-$9.50) on the second Saturday of the month. The Second Saturday program will feature crafts, games, activities, and special performances revolving around a selected theme.



Saturday, June 11- The Kings & Queens of England- 12-5PM

Saturday, July 9- DaVinci-The Genius- 11AM-4PM

Saturday, August 13- Equality Day- 11AM-4PM



Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

Summer Braille Workshops for kids. Be inspired by the story of Braille. Learn the basics of the Braille alphabet and practice writing on a Braille slate and on a braillewriter. Admission is free, but registration is required. Call 899-2213. The museum is located at 1839 Frankfort Avenue.



Saturday, June 11 10AM-12noon

Saturday, July 9 10AM-12 noon

Saturday, August 13 10AM-12noon



Jefferson Memorial Forest

On the last Saturday of every month, the will be free volunteer-led guided hikes. All hikes will begin at 9AM and last approximately 3 hours.



Saturday, June 25- Hike the Mitchell Lake Trail(1.5 miles) while discussing fossils in the area. Meet in the Horine parking lot.



Saturday, July 30- Hike the Red Trail shortcut(3.1 miles) and learn about reptiles and amphibians of the forest. Meet in the Horine parking lot.



Saturday, August 27- Hike the McConnell Trail(5.4 miles) and learn about insect. This hike is more strenuous and may take over 3 hours. Meet in the Paul Yost parking lot and bring snacks.



Special Events in the Forest include:

Saturday, June 4 8AM-1PM- Metro Parks Family Fishing Day at Tom Wallace Lake. Poles, hooks, and bait are provided. There will be fishing instructors, contests, and a free picture with the fish you catch. Ages 17 & under. Registration is required. Call 368-5404.



Saturday, July 9 10AM-2PM- Family Canoe Day at Tom Wallace Lake. Take a canoe out on the lake and spend time on the shore learning about the creatures that live below. Canoes, paddles, and floatation devises will be available. There is a $10.00 canoe rental fee. Registration is required. Call 368-5404.

LikeUnlike · · Share

*
*
*
*
Write a comment...

Facebook © 2011 · English (US)
About · Advertising · Create a Page · Developers · Careers · Privacy · Terms · Help
Close

In this photo:

Sponsored

MOST HELPFUL POSTS

If you see this, leave this form field blank.
Powered by RESPECT not THUMPS

1 Comment

View replies by

Join Circle of Moms

Sign up for Circle of Moms and be a part of this community! Membership is just one click away.

Join Circle of Moms