August 4, 2011
- Max & Ruby Bunny Party Ticket Giveaway!
- Beat The Heat With Sponge Balls
- Does Your School Need a New Playground?
- National Watermelon Day
- The Smurfs are Back!
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Plan Ahead
- Online Business Directory
- ToodleDoos & Macaroni Kid
- Get Outside!
- Kids Eat Free Directory
- Louisville Free Public Library
Congratulations to Rebecca Goodman!
Check your e-Mail Rebecca or e-Mail me at [email protected] to claim your prize. This is important, I will draw a new winner if I don't hear from you by Monday, August 8 at 6:00 PM
An Easy At Home Activity
Need a new, fun way for kids to stay cool in the summer? Love water balloons but hate picking up small pieces of plastic all over the yard? Give sponge balls a try. They are softer than a snow ball and inexpensive to make!
There are endless sponge ball games kids can play; maybe they will even be encouraged to join you in some house cleaning?
You will need:
- 3 Dry Sponges (new)
- Cut sponges into approx. 1/2 inch strips with scissors.
- Lay strips on top ...
Sprite Spark Parks Project
Sprite's multi-year commitment to bringing a 'spark' to active spaces within communities across the country!
Sprite has pledged to help refresh parks and play spaces across the country in 2011. This year, Sprite will invest $2 million to construct, refurbish and creatively refresh more than 150 neighborhood parks, athletic fields, school playgrounds and basketball courts!
Ultimately, the goal is to give young people a chance to be physically active, inspire their imagination and to create clean, safe and creative places to play for years to ...
A New Way to Eat Your Watermelon
August 3rd is National Watermelon Day. Nothing says summer like a delicious piece of juicy watermelon! Here's some little know watermelon facts and a simple recipe to try at home. Click the pink "Read more" button to learn how to drink your watermelon!
Watermelon is good for you!
It is very low in calories and extremely hydrating. One cup of watermelon contains only 46 calories and about 20% RDA of vitamins A and C.
Choosing the perfect watermelon
Pick one with an intensely green rind. The more vibrant the ...
A Macaroni Movie Review
Our little blue friends the Smurfs are back and taking on the Big Apple! Only 3 apples high themselves, the Smurfs need to figure out a way to get back to their mushroom village after being chased out by the evil wizard Gargamel. Transported through a magic portal they find themselves on the busy streets of New York City. Join Papa Smurf, Smurfette ( voiced by Katy Perry), Clumsy, Grouchy, Brainy, and Gutsy Smurf as they meet new friends Patrick & Grace ( Neil Patrick Harris & Jayma Mays), expectant parents whose lives are ...
- 8/6 at 10:30
- 8/10 at 10:00 am
Where: Classes are held at 6203 Elizabeth Ct, Prospect, KY 40059When: See DescriptionWho: Children aged 3 and 1/2 up to 8 years oldHow: Classes can accommodate up to 6 students so advance reservations are required call Kim Esposito at (502) 648-6003Cost: Demo class is FREEFor more info: Children's Music Academy
When: 6:00 AM (Today Only!)Who: EVERYONE!Cost: FREE!
Where: Activity locations vary, check the website.When: See DescriptionWho: Family funHow: Drop InCost: FreeFor more info: Art Car
Where: Brownsboro Community Center, 7701 Hwy 329, Brownsboro, 40014 MapWhen: See DescriptionWho: Family FunHow: Drop INCost: FreeFor more info: Brownsboro Days
Where: Barnes & Noble, The Shoppes at Plainview, 801 South Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222, 502-426-0255When: 10:00 AMWho: Ages 5 and underHow: Drop InCost: FreeFor more info: Barnes & Noble Plainview
Where: UofL CampusWhen: 6:30 PMWho: Family FunHow: Drop InCost: FreeFor more info: Summer Movies
Where: Foxhollow Farm - use the directions from the website not google or mapquest.When: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: Family FunHow: Drop InCost: Meal's average $7/per personFor more info: Foxhollow Events
Where: Town Square, 301-312 Mt. Mercy Drive, Pewee Valley KYWhen: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: Family FunHow: Drop InCost: TBDFor more info: http://www.peweevalleyky.org/
Where: Tinseltown Movies, 4400 Towne Center Drive, Louisville KYWhen: 10:00 AMWho: Family FunHow: Drop InCost: $1.00 per show or purchase in advance 10 shows for $5.00For more info: http://www.cinemark.com/summer-movie-clubhouse
Where: Speed Art Museum, 2035 South Third Street Louisville, 40208 (502) 634.2700When: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PMWho: Family funHow: Drop in anytime between 10:30a and 1pmCost: Free with admission. $10/adults, $5/kids 3-17, under 3, freeFor more info: Speed Art Museum
Wednesday, September 14 through Tuesday, September 20 - Disney On Ice Mickey & Minnie's Magical Journey
- Wed. Sept. 14: 7pm
- Thu. Sept. 15: 7pm
- Fri. Sept. 16: 7pm
- Sat. Sept. 17: 11am, 3pm, 7pm
- Sun. Sept. 18: 2pm, 6pm
Where: KFC YUM! Center, 1 Arena Plaze, Louisville Ky 40202 (502) 690-9000When: See DescriptionWho: Audiences of all ages will be wowed!How: Purchase ticekts online at Ticketmaster.com, the KFC Yum! Center Box Office or by calling 1-800-745-3000Cost: Ticekts are $12, $20, $35 or $50For more info: Mickey and Minnie's Magical Journey
Where: The Louisville PalaceWhen: 1:00 PM (2nd show 4:00 PM)Who: Max & Ruby fans. Best for kids aged 5 and under.How: Purchase tickets at The Louisville Plance Box Office (502) 583-4555 , online at Live Nation, Ticketmaster or charge by phone (800) 745-3000.Cost: $15.00-$28.50For more info: Max & Ruby Tour
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 ...
A Perfect Pair
What to do? What to do? Come join us here on ToodleDoos!
ToodleDoos is all about providing opportunities for toddlers and young children to socialize while allowing parents to build relationships, exchange advice and offer different perspectives on the issues we all face. We offer one weekly standing Playdate every Friday and a free online social network where moms within the group set up multiple playdates and mom-dates each week.
ToodleDoos is partnering with Macaroni Kid to bring together the best Louisville has to offer for family-friendly activities through both ...
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 ...
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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