Wednesday, February 28, 2018

March Events in Oldham County

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Sponsored by: 
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Let's hope warmer, dryer weather is on the horizon for these March Events. 

As with any event, please make sure you check with the business or venue beforehand.  Schedules are subject to change without Oldham Family Fun knowing.  Do you know of a fun, family-friendly event in the Oldham County area?  Let us know! Email: nicolle@louisvillefamilyfun.net

Recurring Events:
Maker Mondays at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center 4:30-6pm $5
History Hounds at the Oldham County History Center Thursdays (3/1, 3/8, 3/22, 3/29) 10am $5 for non-members.
FREE! Bluegrass Jam Night at LaGrange Coffee Roasters Mondays 6:30-8:30pm

FREE! Open Preschool Play at the South Oldham Library Tuesdays 10:15-11:15am
FREE! Crazy 8's at the South Oldham Library Wednesdays Grades K-3 4pm
FREE! Creasey Mahan Nature Center NEW Hours! Wednesday & Saturday 10am-2pm
FREE! Admission to Yew Dell Botanical Gardens in Crestwood January-March

FREE! Story Time at The Nest at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Every Thursday 10-11am
FREE! Listen, Learn, Create with the Louisville Children's Museum at the OCPL in LaGrange. 6-7pm (3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22)

MARCH EVENTS:

Lenten Fish Fry List here.

2/26-3/4: Love Your Local Restaurants in Downtown LaGrange. Love your local restaurant week is the opportunity to taste the special offerings you will find in La Grange. Each restaurant will feature a special offer for $20

3/1: Dr. Who High Tea at Sisters Tea Parlor & Boutique in Buckner, 6:30-8:30pm $20

3/2: 3rd Annual Derby Style Soiree at Hermitage Farm in Goshen 7-10pm Ticket price.

3/2: All About Kids Slumber Party in Crestwood 6:30pm-9am $38 6:30pm-11pm $28 Ages 4-10 or Tween Lock-In 11-14

3/2: Parent's Night Out at the Oldham County YMCA in Buckner 5:00-10:00pm Ages 5-12  Facility Members $20 first child/$10 add’l child Community Members $30 first child/$20 add’l child.

3/3: Mermaid Tea Party at Sisters Tea Parlor & Boutique in Buckner, 11am-2:30pm $20

3/3: FREE! RPG Day at the Oldham County Public Library in LaGrange. Sign ups for different age groups. Capers in the Castle! (ages 6-12) and Minions vs Sidekicks (ages 8-12)

3/4: Winter Wiking with BATA in Crestwood. 2-5pm. $20

3/5: Tentative Re-Opening of the LaGrange McDonald's.  Many new improvements including a new play place!

3/7: FREE! Movie Day: Wonder at the Oldham County Public Library in LaGrange 4pm

3/7: FREE! Countdown to Kindergarten Story Time
Story time held at Crestwood Elementary School for Crestwood, Camden & Kenwood Elementary School students. Story time 11am-Noon. Free lunch at Noon.
Join the Oldham County Public Library and Oldham County Community Early Childhood Council for a special 4-week series of story times at your home school. No registration required, adults need an ID to enter the school. Program is meant for families with children 5 years or younger who are not currently enrolled in kindergarten. Story times are bilingual. (Additional date on 3/14, 3/21.)

3/8-10: Shrek the Musical Jr & The Enchanted Book Shop at the OCS Arts Center in Crestwood, 7pm

3/9: Battle of the Bowls Chili Cook-Off with Hope Health Clinic at Soiree in Crestwood. $5 per person, free for kids 12 and under. 6:30-9pm

3/9: Night Out at the LaGrange Community Center. Ages 5-12, $10, 6-8:30pm

3/9 & 10: Saint John Kid's Kloset Consignment Sale in Prospect. 9am-7pm and 9am-1pm

3/9-18: Lost in Yonkers at the Little Colonel Players. Various times. Admission fee.

3/10: Cailin Art Studio Grand Opening Event & Ribbon Cutting in Crestwood, 10am-12pm

3/10: FREE! Campfire Worship "First is the Worst" at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, 4-5PM

3/11: Family Fun Sunday: Make a Hand Puppet at the Oldham County History Center in LaGrange, $8 for non-members, $5 for members to cover cost of materials. 1-4pm

3/11: FREE! March Vet Academy Backyard Poultry at Crestwood Animal Hospital. 4:30-5:30pm

3/14: FREE! Countdown to Kindergarten Story Time
Story time held at Crestwood Elementary School for Crestwood, Camden & Kenwood Elementary School students. Story time 11am-Noon. Free lunch at Noon.
Join the Oldham County Public Library and Oldham County Community Early Childhood Council for a special 4-week series of story times at your home school. No registration required, adults need an ID to enter the school. Program is meant for families with children 5 years or younger who are not currently enrolled in kindergarten. Story times are bilingual. (Additional date on 3/21, but at Camden Station Elementary School.)

3/15: Clover Leaf 5k at Briar Hill Park in Crestwood, 6:30pm. $25 early registration/$30

3/15: FREE! Woodsongs Coffee House at the John W. Black Community Center in LaGrange (Buckner area)

3/17: FREE! Open Game Day at the Oldham County Public Library in LaGrange, 1pm

3/17: PNO at Power & Grace Gymnastics & Dance in Prospect, 6-9:30pm, $35

3/17: Parent's Night Out at the Norton Commons YMCA in Prospect 6-9:30pm Ages 3-12 Facility Members $22 first child/$20 per child if more than one Community Members: $31 first child/$33 per child if more than one.

3/18: Jr. Ranger Program at the Oldham County History Center in LaGrange, $5 for non-members, free for members (plus cost of admission to museum). 10:30-11:30am

3/20: FREE! Zoosday at the Oldham County Public Library in LaGrange, featuring the fresh water cart, 6pm. Space is limited. 

3/20: FREE! Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen.

3/21: FREE! Countdown to Kindergarten Story Time
Story time held at Camden Station Elementary School in Crestwood for Crestwood, Camden & Kenwood Elementary School students. Story time 11am-Noon. Free lunch at Noon.
Join the Oldham County Public Library and Oldham County Community Early Childhood Council for a special 4-week series of story times at your home school. No registration required, adults need an ID to enter the school. Program is meant for families with children 5 years or younger who are not currently enrolled in kindergarten. Story times are bilingual.

3/21: FREE! Kindness Club at the Oldham County Public Library in LaGrange, 4:30pm. Sign up online.

3/22-24: Covenant United Methodist Church Consignment Sale in LaGrange. 22nd & 23rd 9am-2pm & 6-8pm and the 24th  8am-12pm

3/22-24: The Ideal Husband at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center in Crestwood, 7pm.

3/24: Easter Clay Workshop at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center in Crestwood, 10am. $15/participant

3/24: FREE! YMCA at Norton Commons Easter Fest at Oval Park in Prospect. 2-4pm

3/24: Knock on Wood Country Mercantile Spring Open House in Westport

3/24: Woodland Wee Folk Playdate Series at Foxhollow Farm in Crestwood. (Registration is required and there is a class fee.) For ages birth-7. (Other dates: 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, and 6/9)

3/25: FREE! Oldham County's Largest Easter Egg Hunt at the Oldham County Fairgrounds in LaGrange, 3pm

3/25: FREE! LaGrange Easter Egg Hunt & Celebration at Real Family Church in LaGrange. 11am-1pm

3/26: FREE! Come Sew with Us: Monogramming at the Oldham County Cooperative Extension Office in LaGrange (Buckner area) 3-8pm Check website for supply list coming soon.

3/28: FREE! Kindness Club at the Oldham County Public Library in LaGrange, 4:30pm. Sign up online.

3/28: FREE! Building a Woodland Garden at Creasey Mahan Nature Center in Goshen, 10am

3/31: Spring Destruction Demo Derby at the Oldham County Fairgrounds in LaGrange, 7:30pm, $12 per person

3/31: Spring Wildflower Walk with BATA in Crestwood, $5 for non-members 10am-12pm

3/31: Opening Saturday! Formerly known as Hellebore Day at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens in Crestwood. 10am-12pm $9/Adults $5/Children over 6.

3/31: FREE! Easter Egg Hunt at Briar Hill Park in Crestwood. Hunt for ages walking-6th grade. 11am

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Oldham County Historical Society: History Hounds

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5 Things About History Hounds

1. This educational program incorporates a history-rich story time, a craft, hands-on artifacts, games, snack and possible exploring of the History Center and grounds!

2. It is designed for children birth - 5 years old and their caretakers.

3. Each month has a different historical theme and runs September-December and February-May on Thursday mornings at 10am.

4. The program is held in the Rob Morris Educational Building at 207 W. Jefferson Street in LaGrange.

5. The program is FREE to History Center members and only $5 for non-members.

Check out their calendar or Facebook page to learn about the different themes.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Maples Park in Crestwood

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Location: The park sits between Hwy 22 and Hwy 146 in Crestwood 
Two entrances. One located off of Highway 22, down from Dairy Queen and another off of Railroad Avenue near Twice the Ice machine.

Oldham County families should be super excited about this new park in Crestwood!  We have already explored what the park has to offer so far and plan to keep our readers updated as more phases of the plans are completed.  Right now, this 22 acre park has us super excited for the family fun it's going to bring to our community.

Playground Features:
None at this time, but they are included in the plans for this park.

 photo mulch trail_zpsygonadf4.jpgOther Features at the Park:
Paved pathways
Mulched pathways
No traffic along trails
Lights along some of the paths
Large open fields
Benches along pathways
Old restored barn structures with plans to use them for shelter or indoor events in the future.

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Restrooms
Parking at both entrances, but you will find more on the Highway 22 side.
Future projects include: spray ground, amphitheater and picnic areas

We will continue to update the progress of the park as we learn more! For now, go explore the park and see the possibilities! 
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Lenten Fish Fry Locations in and Around Oldham County

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It's Fish Fry Time! Let us know your favorite spot!

St. Aloysius Catholic Church
Pewee Valley
Fish Fry on Ash Wednesday, February 14th and then on Fridays, until March 23rd (no fish fry on Good Friday)
5-7:30pm
Drive-thru service. Fried fish, oysters, shrimp, pizza and several fresh side options!

St. Bernadette Catholic Church
Located at Saint Mary Academy in Prospect
Fridays, beginning February 23rd, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16 & 3/23
5-8pm 
Fish, shrimp, oysters, great sides and $1 drinks.  Kids meal available with pizza, side and drink.

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
LaGrange
Fridays, February 16th-March 23rd
4:30-7:30pm
Boston scrod, shrimp, pizza, hush puppies and sides. Large $10, Regular $8, Small $6, free for children under 5.

North Oldham Lions Club
Prospect
Friday Nights
5-7:30pm
3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 and possibly 3/30 as backup date.
Drive thru and carryout only!

St. James Episcopal Church
Pewee Valley
Lenten Soup Suppers every Wednesday beginning 2/21.
Check back to their website for more information.

Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church
Pewee Valley
Fish Fry Dinner on 3/23 4:30-7:30pm

Here's a big list of options in Louisville!
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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Spring Children's Consignment Sales in Oldham County

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Whether you're buying or selling, consignment sales are super family-friendly!  We have the Oldham County Spring Sales linked up here for you!  Save the date!

St. John United Methodist Church in Prospect
March 9: 9am-7pm
March 10: (half price day): 9am-1pm

Covenant United Methodist Church in LaGrange
March 22 & 23: 9am-2pm & 6-8pm
March 24:  (half price day): 8am-12pm

SPRING SALE IS NOT LOCATED IN OLDHAM COUNTY!
Louisville Sports Academy in Louisville
March 8: 9am-8pm
March 9: 12-8pm
March 10 (many items 25%): 9am-3pm
March 11 (many items 50%): 11am-3pm

Louisville Area Consignment Sales HERE.

Check out our Consignment Sale post here for more information on consignment sales & stores in the area.

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