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  • Science Center seeks youth for Curious Kids Board

    By HANNAH CLORE

    Communications Coordinator

    Kentucky Science Center

    As the opening date for the Science Center’s groundbreaking new early childhood experience draws nearer, they have announced the creation of a new Curious Kids Board to help guide and champion some serious play during the year ahead.

  • Bridgewater to serve as Pegasus Parade grand marshal

    KDF Press Office

    Former University of Louisville football star, Teddy Bridgewater, will return to his college hometown to serve as Grand Marshal of this year’s Republic Bank Pegasus Parade. Bridgewater was quarterback for the Cardinals from 2011 to 2013, and is now quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. The 60th annual parade is set to march down Broadway April 30.

  • Louisville Zoo hosts Lego Family Challenge through May 25

    By KYLE SHEPHERD

    Louisville Zoo

    The Louisville Zoo is encouraging families to take up construction during the Nature Connects (r) LEGO(r) Brick Family Challenge. Families are encouraged to enter and show their own nature-inspired LEGO brick creations.

  • Kentucky Center schedules ‘Potted Potter’ May 27-29

    The Kentucky Center

    Kid-friendly and a thrill for all audiences—Harry Potter is returning in a new light! Potted Potter is a hilarious new parody, condensing all seven Harry Potter books, as well as a real-life game of Quidditch, into one roaring show at The Kentucky Center, in the Bomhard Theater May 27-29, at 7:30 p.m.

    Even audiences new to the magic and legend of Harry Potter, who don’t know the difference between a horcrux and a Hufflepuff, will enjoy the fun and hilarity that is Potted Potter.

  • NOW SHOWING

    Starts Friday, April 24

    WAYBUR THEATER

    (502) 942-4284

    “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” (PG) 7 p.m. Friday.

    “Run All Night” (R) 7 p.m. Saturday.

    “Cinderella” (PG) 2 p.m. Sunday.

    Closed Monday-Thursday.

     

    MOVIE PALACE

    Elizabethtown

    (270) 769-1505

    “The Longest Ride” (PG-13) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

    “Woman in Gold” (PG-13) 1:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers showing at Derby Dinner

    Derby Dinner Playhouse

    Derby Dinner Playhouse will close out their 40th anniversary season with the musical “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” which runs through May 10. For ticket information, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.

  • NOW SHOWING

    Starts Friday, April 17

    WAYBUR THEATER

    (502) 942-4284

    “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” (PG) 7 p.m. Friday.

    “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” (PG) 7 p.m. Saturday.

    “Spongebob Squarepants Movie: Sponge Out Of Water” (PG) 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday.--FREE CYSS showing.

    Closed Monday-Thursday.

     

    MOVIE PALACE

    Elizabethtown

    (270) 769-1505

    “The Longest Ride” (PG-13) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

  • Cumberland Falls sponsors photog weekend April 24-26

    By BRET SMITLEY

    Kentucky Dept. of Parks

    Cumberland Falls State Resort Park will host its Nature Photography Weekend April 24-26.

    Nature photography buffs will enjoy this weekend, which features a 24-hour digital competition. Photographers with all skill levels can pick up helpful tips from guest speakers. There will be classes for amateur and accomplished photographers and plaques will be given in several categories. The cost is $40 per person.

  • Saturday’s air show line up released

    Kentucky Derby Festival Press Office
    The Kentucky Derby Festival has released the line-up for this year’s Thunder Over Louisville Air Show. The 2015 show, set for 3 p.m. Saturday, will be nonstop with military and civilian air acts. A full list in alphabetical order is below.

  • KDF schedules Balloon Glow for April 24

    KDF Press Office

    One of the most anticipated events of balloon race weekend is the U.S. Bank Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow at 6 p.m., April 24 at the Kentucky Expo Center. This spectacular event truly rivals the race in popularity with more than 50,000 fans in attendance annually!