April 26, 2012
- Screen-Free Week!
- Together Counts
- Win Free Admission to the Louisville Zoo
- Gorton's Dinner Winners!
- Springtime Cupcakes
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Plan Ahead
- Summer Camp Guide
- Spring Consignment Sales Are Here
- Do you Pin?
- Online Business Directory
- Kids Eat Free Directory
- Louisville Free Public Library
April 30-May 6, 2012
I started publishing Macaroni Kid Louisville East with the mission of bringing families closer together by sharing all of the great events and activities designed just for them close to home. That's why it seemed natural that I would help promote Screen-Free Week from April 30 - May 6, 2012.
Screen-Free Week is an annual celebration sponsored by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood when children, families, schools and communities turn off screens and turn on life! Instead of relying on screens for entertainment, participants read, daydream, explore, enjoy nature ...
Helping Families Achieve Healthier Lifestyles Together!
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! And elephants and snakes and peacocks and monkeys.....you get the idea! Take your family to the zoo for FREE! Win four passes good for one day admittance at the Louisville Zoo from Macaroni Kid Louisville East. This is Facebook giveaway. Don't leave your comments following this article. You must enter at this link!
While looking through last weeks newsletter, I realized that I completely forgot to announce my Gorton's Dinner Winners! So sorry!
Congratulations to Angie Bowen, Heather Lucid and Millie Maloney!
Email me with your mailing addresses by Monday April 30th to claim your coupon for a FREE Gorton's Entree.
What You'll Need:
- Package of ...
- April 26: 5 PM -Great Balloon Tour. 8:30 PM - Great Balloon Glimmer at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.
- April 27: 7 AM - Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race. NEW LOCATION: Bowman Field. 9 PM -Great Balloon Glow. NEW LOCATION: Kentucky Expo Center. Gates open at 6 PM.
- April 28: 7 AM - Great Balloon Race @ Bowman Field.
Where: See Description aboveWhen: See DescriptionWho: Family Fun for all agesHow: Drop InCost: Admission is free with a 2012 Pegasus Pin®
Where: Freedom Hall @ the Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209When: See DescriptionWho: This is a family friendly show for all agesHow: Purchase tickets in advance hereCost: Ticket prices range from $25 to $175. Use code FAMILY and get your fourth ticket free when you purchase 3 tickets.For more info: www.apassionata.com
Where: Waterfront ParkWhen: 11:00 AMWho: Family FunHow: Drop InCost: Admission is free with a 2012 Pegasus Pin®.
Where: Kentucky Exposition Center South Wing C.When: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Family fun for all agesHow: Drop in between 5:00 and 9:00 pm or to schedule a private group tour call (502) 584-3378 ext. 823.Cost: Admission is free with a 2012 Pegasus Pin® . $8 KEC parking fee.For more info: Parade Preview Party
IT'S THE ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE featuring concerts with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides and more. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED). Sponsor: Kroger. Contributing Sponsor: Miller Lite.
Where: Waterfront ParkWhen: See descriptionWho: Family FunHow: Drop InCost: Admission is free with a 2012 Pegasus Pin®.
- Thursday: 10am-8pm
- Friday: 10am - 8pm
- Saturday: 10am-5pm
Where: CFSB Center at Murray State University, 1401 State Route 121 (Directions)When: See DescriptionWho: Savvy ShoppersHow: Drop InCost: Free to browseFor more info: Kentucky Kids Consignment Sales
Where: Louisville Science Center, 727 W.Main Street, Louisville, KYWhen: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Famly funHow: Drop InCost: $5 per personFor more info: Science Center
Where: Meet at the Picnic Grove Area across from the archery rangeWhen: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Family fun for all agesHow: Drop INCost: $2/person FREE for kids 5 and underFor more info: Frogs and Toads
Where: Jefferson Memorial Forest, 11311 Mitchell Hill Road, Fairdale, KY 40118.When: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Hikes are styled for the beginner to intermediate hiker and suitable for most ages. Check the distance to see if it is appropriate for your party's age group.How: Call for reservations: 368-5404Cost: FreeFor more info: Jefferson Memorial Forest
Where: Louisville Nature Center, 3745 Illinois Ave, Louisville 40213When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Best for ages 2-5How: Register at (502) 458-1328Cost: Free for LNC members, $3.00 per person non-members or $10/family maxFor more info: Louisville Nature Center
Where: Bright From the Heart Yoga & Wellness, 7205 Clore Ln, Crestwood, KYWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PMWho: Kids ages 5-11How: Drop InCost: $5.00 each, $3.00 for additional siblingsFor more info: Bright From the Heart Yoga & Wellness
Believe it or not Summer is not that far away. Macaroni Kid is making it easier for you to plan some fun activities for your children while school is out. Whether you need a consistent camp to aid in childcare or you simply want to break up the summer routine, Macaroni Kid has plenty of camp ideas for you.
Plan a unique and rewarding experience for your children with a week or just a day of summer camp. The Macaroni Kid Summer Camp Guide offers affordable options to keep your kids stimulated, entertained and exhausted this summer!
Want to list your camp? We'd love to have you! Email Stacy for details.
Dress Your Kids For Less
There's only a few spring consignment sales left this season! If you haven't stocked up make sure to visit one of the remaining ones.
Your kid's pants are too short and they just ripped a hole in one of the three remaining pairs that don't fall 2 inches above the ankle? Mine too! And of course none of that summer stuff from last year even comes close to fitting anymore. Yup, been there.
Relax, stock your closets for less at these upcoming sales. Oh, and most ...
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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 more!! Our business directory is brand new ...
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.
Cumberland Brews- 1576 Bardstown Rd., Louisville 40205 (502) 458-8727
Golden Corral Restaurant - 5362 Dixie Hwy, Louisville 40216 (502) 447-6660. Kids 3 and under eat free everyday.
Shoney's - 811 Eastern Parkway, Louisville 40217 (502) 636-1043. Kids 4 and under eat from the ...
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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