May 8, 2013 - 7:34am
Throo the Zoo 5k this weekend at the Louisville Zoo
Walk or run your way Throo the Zoo this weekend and enjoy a 5K with yhe family (strollers welcome!)
Every time you turn around, it seems, there’s a 5K race for some cause or issue. The best thing about a 5K?
March 27, 2013 - 11:24am
Give me a (Spring) break! Nature calls at Bernheim, Salato, Louisville Nature Ce
The weather outside may still be frightful, but there are still signs of spring to see at Bernheim Forest, Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort, and Louisville Nature Center.
Clearly, "Spring" Break 2013 is shaping up to be much different from last year's Spring Break. Last year, I remember taking my kids to play in the creek at Big Rock, flying kites at Joe Creason, and even setting up a tent in the backyard to pretend camp. This year, I'm just hoping...
March 1, 2013 - 10:20am
Be immersed with the dinosaurs, 4-D style
Experience the Zoo’s 4-D Theater with Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs headlining the lineup.
Those hilarious Ice Age movies have been a huge hit in our household from the outset. That crazy character Scrat and his nutty adventures with that acorn hooked my oldest child and we’ve watched everyone in the series. Dawn of the Dinosaurs, though, is her all-time favorite. Beginning in...
February 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
Celebrate International Polar Bear Day locally at Bellarmine University
Polar bears are fearsome, large and let's face it, pretty darn cute. Celebrate this arctic animal royalty by learning about the dangers they are face with current climate changes.
When I was little, one of the first mind-blowing pieces of trivia I learned was that polar bears didn’t really have white fur but instead had transparent fur. I thought that was the coolest thing I had ever heard.I still, in fact, find it pretty fascinating.During family trips to the...
January 4, 2013 - 11:00am
Glacier Run animals at Louisville Z love cold temps, sunny skies--and so do kids
Yes, it's cold outside. But if the sun is out, head to the zoo for a burst of energy before school starts back up. The animals--especially those in Glacier Run--were loving the chilly temps. No crowds, no hassles!
 Yes, it's cold outside. But with sunny skies predicted this weekend, and highs in the upper 30s and lower 40s, a trip to the Louisville Zoo might be just what you and the kids need to start off 2013 with a jolt of energy. At least the animals I saw today thought so.I'm a zoo member,...