February 21, 2013 - 11:00am
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 - 10:00am
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,...
December 8, 2012 - 5:23pm
Santa Safari at the Louisville Zoo
The widely popular Santa's Safari, presented by Kroger, is full of holiday merriment.
My family and I returned from our safari with Santa Claus at the Louisville Zoo having had a blast. It was rollicking good fun, full of treats, songs, and meet-n-greets with some of the Zoo animals. My older daughter really enjoyed herself, and my younger little boy thoroughly took in all...
November 19, 2012 - 10:25am
For the kids: St. Jude Give Thanks. Walk.
For all of the little brave boys and girls all across the world
The signs on their backs said it all. A simple but gratifying phrase graced the backs of participants in the St. Jude Give Thanks. Walk Saturday morning, simply saying, “I give thanks for…” For every single walker who sported that sign, an innocent young child’s name...
November 16, 2012 - 4:00pm
The Polar Express 4-D Experience at the Louisville Zoo opens this weekend
This multi-sensory movie experience will delight children of all ages.
Starting this Saturday, November 17, at the Louisville Zoo, your family will be able to experience The Polar Express 4-D Experience at the Louisville Zoo.Based on the popular holiday Warner Bros film and the beloved Caldecott Medal winning book, The Polar Express 4-D Experience  is showing in...