May 4, 2011
We have many new subscribers this week. It was great meeting all of you at the YMCA Healthy Kids Day event last Saturday.
I thought this would be a good time to give you a quick tour of Macaroni Kid and tell you a little about the newsletter. My goal is to make Macaroni Kid a fabulous resource for Louisville families. It should be easy to get out with your kids. With my help it is!
Each week, the newsletter includes a variety of unique events happening around Louisville. In ...
An entirely new musical, SHREK THE MUSICAL is based on the story and characters from William Steig’s book Shrek!, as well as the DreamWorks Animation film Shrek, the first chapter of the Shrek movie series.
SHREK THE MUSICAL tells the story of a swamp-dwelling ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land. Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess and learns that real friendship and true love aren’t only found in fairly tales ...
Week 1, Two Ways To Win!
It’s our biggest giveaway ever!
Each 4-pack is valued at $196! Wow!
Here’s how the contests will work; I’ll announce two ways to win in this week’s newsletter. The third and fourth giveaways will begin in the May 12th and May 19th newsletters. All four contests will close at 9:00am on May 25th and winners will be announced in the May 26th edition. You must be a subscriber to win and you are only eligible to win one set of 4 tickets. Subscribe here if you haven’t already.
Week 1, Giveaway 1
Refer a Subscriber Contest: It’s simple, the person who refers the most new subscribers will win a family 4-pack! In addition, I will randomly choose a new subscriber from those refered by the winner to also receive a family 4 pack of tickets! IMPORTANT: Tell your friends to put your name in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. I can’t give you credit any other way.
Week 1, Giveaway 2
Shrek Trivia: Check the Louisville East Macaroni Kid Facebook page from now until May 25th for Shrek trivia. You’ll get one contest entry for each trivia question you answer and 2 entries if you answer correctly. You must use the link included with the question to get credit for your answers. There will be nine trivia questions, check the Facebook page frequently so you don’t miss one.
Good Luck and don’t miss the next newsletter for another exciting contest!
• There are plenty of kids’ activities, including an inflatable playground, rock climbing wall and midway rides. Food/drink tickets do not apply to these rides.
• The Pegasus Play-Ville will have a ferris wheel and carousel.
Where: Waterfront ParkWhen: See descriptionWho: Family FunHow: Drop InCost: Admission is free with a 2011 Pegasus Pin®.For more info: Derby Festival Events
Where: Speed Auditorium, Speed Art Museum, 2035 South Third Street Louisville, 40208 (502) 634.2700When: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Family FunHow: Drop inCost: Free! There is a separate charge for special exhibits.For more info: Museum Events
Where: Find a Lowe's near you.When: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Recommended for ages 1st through 5th grade. A parent must be present.How: Register online.Cost: FreeFor more info: Lowe's Build and Grow
Where: Main Library, 301 York Street, Louisville, KY USA 40203When: 2:00 PMWho: Ages 3-11How: drop inCost: freeFor more info: Main Library
Where: Louisville Science Center, 727 W.Main Street, Louisville, KYWhen: See DescriptionWho: Famly funHow: Drop InCost: Free with admission: $18.00/adults, $14/kids 2-12For more info: Science Center
Where: Pottery Barn Kids at the Oxmoor Center Mall, 7900 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, 40222When: 3:00 PM (2nd event at 4:00 PM)Who: Ages 3 and upHow: RSVP required (502) 426-5775Cost: FreeFor more info: PB Events
Where: Actors Theatre of LouisvilleWhen: 8:30 PMWho: TeensHow: Advance tickets requiredCost: Tickets $20 in advance and $25 after April 30. Available online at www.stewardstaff.org.For more info: Illumination Derby Ball
- Tues June 7 - 7:30 pm
- Wed June 8 - 7:30 pm
- Thurs June 9 - 7:30 pm
- Fri June 10 - 8:00 pm
- Sat June 11 - 2:00 & 8:00 pm
- Sun June 12 - 1:00 & 6:30 pm
Where: Kentucky Center, Whitney HallWhen: See DescriptionWho: Shrek fans of all agesHow: Purchase tickets here.Cost: Ticket prices range from $22.50-$71.50For more info: Shrek The Musical
Empty toilet paper rolls
Black, silver, or gold paint (this will be the "metal" of your bracelet)
Paint brush or sponge
Dried beans in lots of colors (we bought the Bean Soup mix)
Take your toilet paper roll and cut it lengthwise. Then cut it in thirds. This will make three cuff bracelets.
Now you can paint the bracelet. You can make it silver, gold, or black. We did ours in black.
After the paint is dry, you are ready to glue on your "stones". We ...
If your family is not keen on coconut, you can substitute 8 oz softened marscapone ...
Spring is the perfect time to get outside with the kids. I've added a group of outdoor locations to the Business Directory because they are often overlooked on the calendar. You don't need a special event to enjoy these venues. Pack a lunch or an afternoon snack, put on some comfortable shoes and get outside! Don't forget the sunblock.
This information will remain in the Business Directory so that you can easily find a venure for outdoor fun. Click the Biz ...
Pop & Lolli
Lost Sock Day
Macaroni Kid Resources For Parents
One of the goals of Macaroni Kid is to make it easier for parents to be parents. That means spending less time searching for the plumber or painter you need. Knowing who to call to plan the best kids birthday party, finding a detailed list of summer camps and preschools, suggestions on where to get your hair cut, places to burn calories and ...
Tired of cooking dinner? Try one of the Kids Eat Free deals listed here!
I recommend calling ahead to confrim any advertised deal. Restaurants often change their promotions and won't necessarily inform me.. If you are aware of a deal that is not listed here or you discover a change in one of the restaurant promotions listed, contact me.
CiCi's Pizza - 3093 Breckenridge Ln, Louisville 40220 (502) 452-6700. Kids 3 and under eat for free with the purchase of a $.99 drink everyday.
Cumberland Brews- 1576 Bardstown Rd., Louisville 40205 (502) 458-8727
Golden Corral Restaurant - 5362 Dixie Hwy, Louisville 40216 ...
Actvities at the LFPL
With 18 locations surrounding Louisville, you can always find something happening at the LFPL! Weekly reoccuring library activities are listed here. One time only activites will appear on the newsletter and calendar. Since this is Louisville East Macaroni Kid, I've limited my search to include the eight libraries below. For a complete list of all library activities, view the LFPL website. Residents of Oldham county can apply for a library card at the LFPL if you or your spouse works in Jefferson County.
Bon Air - 2816 Del Rio Place ...
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