October 16, 2012 - 7:32pm
Horses...bourbon...basketball....and polar bears? Yep.
This past year, my son and I treated ourselves to a family membership to the Louisville Zoo and let me say, we were not disappointed. Being able to visit the zoo a couple of times a week, the extended summer hours, the water play area,  the animatronic dinosaurs they had there this past summer...
April 3, 2012 - 12:00pm
The Earth Day party of the century rages on all month at the Louisville Zoo
Who says Earth Day can only be celebrated on April 22? The Louisville Zoo is challenging this notion by hosting a whole month's worth of Earth Day festivities that honor the beauty of our environment and promote the Zoo's ongoing conservation efforts.
Earth Day was established more than forty years ago as an environmental "teach-in" designed to raise awareness about ecology and the preservation of our precious ecosystem. Since then, and thanks to its official sanction by the UN, it has been celebrated every year in more than 175...
December 31, 2011 - 10:56am
This year, for the first time ever, the Louisville Zoo is inviting young guests between the ages of 8 and 12 to celebrate New Year's Eve with a huge slumber party on zoo grounds.
Children love slumber parties -- it's a fact -- which is the reason why so many look forward to the New Year holiday: it's the one night when many families deem it appropriate for youngsters to stay up past their bedtime to celebrate. The Louisville Zoo has capitalized on this trend this...
July 24, 2009 - 5:01pm
Event allows area groups to network and collaborate
While music gets most of the attention surrounding the Forecastle Festival, it's just one of the event's three pillars. In 2003, the festival's second year, Forecastle Festival Capt. J.K. McKnight added activism and art to the lineup. And they've been integral parts of the event ever since. As...
May 20, 2010 - 1:49pm
Here are some Earth Day activities in The Ville this week (most of which take place this weekend rather than on April 22).
I hate Earth Day. While the first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, no one save a few stinky hippies gave a smoldering compost pile about it until the early 1990s. And by that time, April 22 had become an important day for another reason: in 1976 it became my birthday.
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