Thrive Forest School Now Enrolling

Thrive Forest School Now Enrolling

Thrive Forest School  Now Enrolling for 2024-2025 Thrive Forest School Now enrolling for 2024-2025! It’s Louisville’s first nature-based preschool, nestled in the beautiful woodlands of Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. They have removed the walls and brought child-led, exploratory learning to where it makes the most impact: outside. Forest schools (also known as “forest kindergartens”) have been well established for over 50 years and are among the fastest-growing models in early childhood education. Why? Because they work. Development and learning are enhanced when children are given the space and confidence to follow their curiosities, engage with peers, stimulate all senses, and

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Day trip to Frankfort, Kentucky – our state capitol

A Day Trip to Frankfort, Kentucky Let’s take a Day trip to Frankfort! Over a school break, I had one day to spare from work so I told the kids we would take a day trip. Their request: a learning trip. We love going places to explore that have a hint of learning. Sure, there are those times for pure, giggle-full fun but more times than not, my kids want to learn. Love that! I decided on Frankfort because it’s about an hour from home so it’s doable in a day without having to get up and out very early. 

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Hopping Around for Easter Events in Kentucky

Easter Fun in Kentucky

Easter Events in Kentucky 2024   We’ve been hopping around the state looking for all of the best fun! Here is a list of Easter Events in Kentucky.     Northern  Fort Thomas Easter Egg Hunt Thomas Mess Hall in Tower Park (Ft. Thomas) March 23 Pictures with the Easter Bunny:10:30am Easter Egg Hunt: Noon Independence Easter Egg Hunt Memorial Park March 23 10:00 am Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt (sensory friendly w/smaller crowd) 10:30 am Festivities Start Noon Easter Egg Hunt   Easter Adventure at Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure (Carlisle) March 30, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Easter

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St. Patrick’s Day 5K Events in Kentucky

St Patrick's 5K

Whether they are running or “shuffling,” people around Kentucky are chasing Leprechauns to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  Check out our list of St. Patrick’s Day Run/Walk events in Kentucky.  St. Patrick’s Day 5k events in Kentucky are scheduled for the next two weekends.  Sign up the whole family and find your pot of gold in the fun memories you make together.    Catch the Leprechaun 5K (Berea) March 9 at 9:00 am Berea Community High School Paris-Bourbon County YMCA Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk March 15 at 6:00 pm Bourbon County Park    St Patrick’s Day 5K – Ft. Knox Race

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Free Events in March for Kentucky Families

We are nearing the end of Winter and many of us are feeling cabin fever! We have the cure – Free Fun in March for Kentucky Families. Check out our list of free events in March for Kentucky Families. Here are some ideas for Free Events in March all over Kentucky: Family Game Night (Paducah) Thursday, March 7 5:00 – 6:45 pm McCracken County Public Library Step away from your screens – the McCracken County Public Library will host a fun night featuring card and board games, mahjong, puzzles and chess. If you want to learn a new game staff

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A day trip to Fort Knox

day trip to fort knox

What to do on a day trip to Fort Knox The Fort Knox MWR staff invited us for a visit to showcase all that Fort Knox has to offer to the public. It’s really like it’s own city but unique in its rich history and active military base status. There’s a lot of hustle and bustle around the base so it makes for an interesting visit because not only can you eat there and find entertainment, but you also witness the work that’s taking place on the base.  Let me tell you a little more about our visit and highlight

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It’s Music to Our Ears – Families across Kentucky treated to the Louisville Orchestra’s “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour”

Kentucky Families enjoy the Louisville Orchestra as they embark on the last leg of the “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour.”    Kentucky Families enjoy the Louisville Orchestra at “In Harmony – The Commonwealth Tour” concerts.  The final series of concerts kicks off in Corbin at the Corbin Arena on Tuesday, February 27. From there, the orchestra will continue to entertain Kentucky families in Frankfort, Paducah, Bowling Green, Danville and Fort Knox. The Louisville Orchestra will perform works that appeal to audiences of all ages and tastes in music and reflect the rich musical heritage of our state, featuring homegrown

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Let’s Go to the Louisville Zoo – Winter Family Fun

The Louisville Zoo’s Wild Winter Days offers family fun plus discounted admission. The Louisville Zoo Wild Winter Days offers family fun plus discounted admission. With the help of partners Kroger & Dare to Care, this event supports a winter food drive for families in Kentucky. The Zoo’s Wild Winter Days, presented by Kroger, runs through February 29, 2024.     What to do: Bring at least one canned food item per person to a discounted admission. Visitors who bring in one canned food item (per person) to donate to Dare to Care may purchase tickets at the Zoo windows for $10 per

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Christmas tree farms in Kentucky

You and your family have decided it is time to put up your Christmas tree, here are Christmas tree farms in Kentucky Below are is a listing of the tree farms that can get you on your way to a good old-fashioned family Christmas. Christmas tree farms in Kentucky: Locations close, change business hours and more. Call ahead to check prices and hours. North Central Kentucky Michels Family Farm – Glencoe Michels Family Farm – Sparta Pine Ridge Tree Farm – Pendleton Louisville Metro – FOR MORE PLACES NEAR LOUISVILLE, CLICK HERE Alpine Ridge Christmas Tree Farm – LaGrange Sleepy Hollow Tree Farm –

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Pumpkin Patches in Kentucky

Pumpkin Picking! We have compiled a list of pumpkin patches in Kentucky, listed by county.    Pumpkin Patches in Kentucky: If your favorite pumpkin patch isn’t listed let us know and we will add it. As always, with any review or list that we compile; give the business a call before going, especially for 2023 to check for changes.    Anderson County: Buckmeadow Farms   Boone County:  Benton Farms Farm Haven Kinman Farms McGlasson Farms Redman’s Farm & Winery Sandyland Acres Sunrock Farm   Bourbon County: Reed Valley Orchard Middle Springs Farm   Bullitt County: Shady Lane Farm Slow Poke

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