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Friday, August 10, 2012

Have a Fun Weekend!

We hope your family gets the opportunity to stop in at one of these fun {and FREE} family events around town this weekend!  Enjoy!

Steve-O Magic Show- Saturday, August 11, 11am-12pm at the Okolona Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library and 2pm-3pm at the Highlands branch of the Louisville Free Public Library; bring your whole family to this FREE magic show (we had him for our younger son’s birthday party, & it was AMAZING!!!!  He even did a levitation act and made a real rabbit appear!)

Fifth Third Bank Curious Kids Days- Saturday, August 11, 11am-3pm at Fourth Street Live!;  this FREE event is open to the public of all ages and includes music and karaoke by Just Julie and Just Jack; this month’s theme is “Curious About Recycling”; so, bring plastic grocery bags for a special project!

Free Family Fun Workshop- Saturday, August 11, 10am-12pm at Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany, IN; bring a large, smooth, round, flat stone no larger than 6” in diameter and make a painted stone turtle in this FREE drop-in family workshop; pre-registration is required, so go ahead and call 812.944.7336 today to register your children

Family Fun Day at Gordon Biersch- Saturday, August 11, 11am-2pm; Buddy the Bat (& maybe a few Louisville Bats baseball players!) will be there for photos with the kids; plus, if you take your family to lunch at Gordon Biersch during that time, the kids will receive a FREE Oreo Pie dessert.

Hula-Hoop Contest- Saturday, August 11 at 11am at Toyland in the Oxmoor Mall; FREE contest is open to kids of all ages; winners will receive a PRIZE; bring your own hula-hoop or use one of theirs

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Parent’s Perspective- Part 2

Although this school year is nearly underway for many, it’s never too early to start thinking about next year. We asked our parent-writers what is was that they “wished they’d known” when it came to sending their children to school, and we received great tips from parent-writer, Bob Uberti, that you’ll definitely want to remember for next year.

Get in the Game
A great way for new students to meet their future classmates before the first day of school is...

Fun at the Kentucky State Fair

This week, we talked to Amanda Storment from the Kentucky State Fair to get the inside scoop on what we can expect this year.

She says that the concerts at this year’s fair will really draw music lovers. “We have four main stage concerts at Freedom Hall. The free concert series is in old Cardinal Stadium.” Some of the Main Stage artists include Journey, Pat Benatar, Rascal Flatts, and The Band Perry.  Another great event that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser this year is...

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Kentucky State Fair Concert Giveaway- Rascal Flatts

With hits like “Bless the Broken Road” and “What Hurts the Most,” Rascal Flatts is always a fan favorite!  They will be playing at the Kentucky State Fair on Saturday, August 18, at the Main Stage, and tickets are $49 and $60. You can purchase yours online here at Ticketmaster, or… win some!

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

First Day Jitters

As a child and as an adult who taught sixth grade students, I never slept well the night before the first day of school. I felt both excitement and fear at what the school year held for me. Now as a mom of a preschooler and third grader, I see my children experiencing those same feelings.

Monday, August 6, 2012

A Parent’s Perspective- Part 1

We asked our parent-writers what is was that they “wished they’d known” when it came to sending their children to school.  Here are some words of wisdom from parent-writer John G. Warren.

Your child is eventually going to bring some critters home. Whether it's head lice, pink eye or the vast petri dish of viruses in our country...
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