January 12, 2011
Hopefully you are all surviving the deep freeze here in Louisivlle (and the snow days in Oldham County). I tried to pack this newsletter with things to do both outside in the snow and inside the warmth of your home.
About this time of year, the kids start bouncing off the walls. We've been playing a lot of board games this winter and really enjoying them. If you haven't dusted them off in a while, open up that game closet and see what's inside. For a hands-on ...
Macaroni Kid Joins the Pound for Pound Challenge
Macaroni Kid is up for a challenge! The Pound For Pound Challenge!
I have yet to find an easier way to do something for both people-in-need and yourself. With just a few clicks, you can donate to the food bank of your choice and make a commitment to your own health.
The Biggest Loser partners with Feeding America for the Pound For Pound Challenge. For every pound someone ...
Tips From Kodak
- Shoot from your perspective
Document your interactions with your baby. Try including your arms in the photo as you interact with your child. If you’re giving them a bath, shoot from the angle you are really at in that moment. Capture things as realistically as possible and from the angle that only a parent sees.
- Try a new perspective
Get down to your baby’s eye level and see the world through their eyes. Sit on the ground, or lay down if you need to. Physically moving to their ...
Ideas to Keep Your Kids Outside
If you are like me, it takes more time to get your kids ready to play in the snow than the amount of time they actually spend outside playing in it! Here's a few fun games to make all that snow gear worth putting on!
1. Scavenger Hunt - Freeze colored ice cubes and scatter them around the yard for a fun scavenger hunt!
2. Tic-Tac-Snow - No explanation needed! But still so much fun!
3. Trim a Tree - With berries and popcorn for the birds! Spend indoor time creating and ...
Say Yes to Hot Cocoa
Back to Basics
Just to refresh your memory, here are some family fun board games. We think you may recognize a few!
- Apples to Apples
- Battleship ...
Anytime is Slimetime!
I couldn't wait until Halloween to share this fun craft. Anytime of the year is Slime time! Make pink slime and put into a small plastic heart containers for Valentines Day, or even in Easter Eggs instead of candy. I have used this recipe at my son's birthday party and sent the kids home with a small mason jar of their own slime to take home! This craft is really easy to make and the kids will have so much fun playing with it!
You will need:
- Two ...
Where: The Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St, LouisvilleWhen: 8:00 PMWho: Family fun for High School Musical Fans!How: Tickets sold at the door or purchase in advance at 502-899-5946Cost: $5/Kids 12 and under, $3/kids 3 and under, $15/Students over 12, $20/adults $50/Producers Receptions which includes preferred seating, drinks and hors d'oeuvresFor more info: High School Musical - FaceBook Page
Where: KFC Yum! CenterWhen: 2:00 PM (2nd show at 7:00 PM)Who: Family Fun for all Ages!!!How: Purchase tickets here. Remember to use discount code MACKID!Cost: Ticket prices range from $19 to $127 for courtside seating.For more info: Harlem Globetrotters
Where: Westport Road Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall), 9705 Westport Rd, 40241When: 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM (adults only)Who: Moms, Dads, Grandmas, Grandpas, Aunts, Uncles.....adults only please!How: RSVP to Kelly Boyd at 502-749-6709Cost: Free to attendFor more info: Call Kelly at 502-749-6709
Where: Oldham County Main Library, 308 Yager Ave., LaGrange 40031When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Ages 8 and up.How: Drop InCost: FreeFor more info: Library Events
Where: 1701 UPS Drive, Louisville 40223 (502) 425-74444When: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: All agesHow: Drop InCost: $6.00 admission, skate rental $2.00/figure skates, $3.00/hockey skatesFor more info: Public Skating
Where: KaZoing directionsWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Elementary school age and underHow: Drop InCost: $6/childFor more info: KaZoing!
Where: Pottery Barn Kids at the Oxmoor Center Mall, 7900 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, 40222When: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Kids who enjoy picture booksHow: RSVP at (502) 426-5775Cost: FreeFor more info: PB Events
awareness of the dangers in Cyberspace. Learn how to recognize dangers and how to teach your teens to be responsible for their online behavior. Topics to be discussed include risky online activites, predators, cyber bullying, posting personal information and pictures, cell phones & the internet, and social web sites such as MySpace and Facebook.
Where: Operation:PARENT Headquarters, 13029 Middletown Industrial Blvd., LouisvilleWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (or 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM)Who: Parents of teens and pre-teensHow: Register here. or call 502-245-7154Cost: $10/per registrantFor more info: OPERATION: Parent
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 ...
January 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 ...
January Storytime, Afterschool Adventures & Totally Teen Events
With three locations, the Oldham County Library offers many reoccurring activities for kids of all ages. You must be a resident of Oldham County to request a library card and check out materials. However, you don't need a library card to attend these activities.
Main - 308 Yager Ave, LaGrange 40031 (502) 222-9713
Mahan - 12505 Harmony Landing Ln, Goshen 40026 (502) 228-1852
South Oldham- 6720 West Hwy 146, Crestwood 40014 (502) 241-1108
10:10 AM Toddler Time at South Oldham
11:00 AM Story Time at South Oldham
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