There are tons of great family attractions in Louisville but you don’t have to spend a fortune to keep your kids entertained because some of Louisville’s best family activities are free.
Carnegie Centerfor Art and History Family Fun Workshop
The Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, Indiana offers free Family Fun Workshops on the second Saturday of each month from 10 AM to noon. Each month has a different theme. Reservations are required. For more information call (812) 944-7336 or visit their Web site.
CLUB Mom is a fun-filled hour for children featuring singing, puppets, and more at the Green Tree Mall just across the river in Clarksville, Indiana. It is held on the first Tuesday of each month, with the exception of the month of December in which it is not held, from 11 AM until noon with registration beginning at 10:30 AM and is designed for children six years of age and younger. For more on CLUB Mom you can visit the Green Tree Mall’s Web site.
F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop
On the last Friday of each month Louisville residents can park at any of the free public parking areas and board the Frankfort Avenue Trolley for free to visit the fabulous dining, shopping, and entertainment venues along the historic Frankfort Avenue Corridor. The F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop lasts from 6 PM to 10:30 PM. For more on the F.A.T Friday Trolley Hop you can visit their Web site.
Henry’s Ark is a private zoo located in Prospect, Kentucky on a 600-acre farm. There are more than one hundred animals on display, and visitors can interact with the animals. Henry’s Ark is open from 9 AM to sunset Tuesdays through Sundays. For more information you can visit my article on Henry’s Arkor call (502) 228-0746.
Home Depot Kid’s Workshops
Home Depot offers workshops for children aged five to twelve on the first Saturday of each month from 9 AM to noon. Participants will create a project from a pre-fabricated kit, and there will be a different theme each month. For more information you can visit Home Depot’s Web site.
Louisville Nature Center
The Louisville Nature Center features native wildflower gardens that are home to butterflies and dragonflies, indoor viewing exhibits, hiking trails, and children’s activities. The Louisville Nature Center is at 3745 Illinois Avenue and their phone number is (502) 458-1328.
Lowe’s Build and Grow Workshop
Lowe’s Build and Grow Workshops are held on the second Saturday of each month, at 10 AM and are designed for children aged four to twelve, with a different project each month. For more information you can visit Lowe’s Web site.