Monday, January 30, 2017

February Fun

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Rocko's Rookies
at the Family Activity Center
Tuesdays/Thursdays from January 31- Feb. 23, 1-1:45
Basic sports fundamentals for 3 & 4 year olds
$55/members, $65/non-members

Free Family Movie Night (Finding Dory)
at Shelbyville First Baptist Church
Feb. 3, 6-8pm
Concessions will be available for purchase

Family Valentine Painting
Gogh Crazy
Feb. 5 at 2pm

Family Valentine Silhouette Painting
Gogh Crazy
Feb. 10, 6:00 pm

Parent's Night Out at the FAC
Feb. 10, 6-10pm
$10/child
Gym, swimming, games, corn hole, Wii, board games, and more!
Parents can choose to stay if they wish!

Uniquely U Painting (adults 18+)
February 11 from 10 am to 12 pm.
Paint and instruction is free (registration required), but you do need to bring a 16 by 20 canvas.

February Family Fun Day at the SCPL
February 18 at 11 am.
Come to the library to play board games and complete puzzles!

Kids Studio Time
Gogh Crazy
Feb. 17, 10-4pm
$7/hour per child for various art stations

President's Day Kids Studio Time
Feb. 20, 10-4 pm
$7/hour per child for various art stations

Kids Club St. Patrick's Day Craft Night
Gogh Crazy
Feb. 27, 5:30-8:30

Adult Winter Read will run until March 11! More info here!
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Gogh Crazy: A new painting place in Shelbyville

 photo gogh_zpse8cj3jt0.jpgThere is a new studio coming to Main Street and it looks like it's going to be great! The name is Gogh Crazy.

They are having a grand opening event on February 4th from 2-5 p.m. and we recommend checking it out - it's always a good idea to support new businesses and help them get going.

They will have live music, giveaways and vendors.

Click for the Facebook event in case you want to stat informed.

It looks like this is going to be a great gathering places for Shelby County friends to enjoy time together through art - opportunities for children and adults. They will even have studio time for kids to just come and paint and pick from a variety of activities and you pay hourly.  They have so many events listed here - we hope that you will go support this new business.

Gogh Crazy will also be sharing their space with other artisans so you can shop and learn about other vendors. For example, Bluegrass Bubbles will be a part of the space.

If this painting is any indication of what they have planned, I am so there!
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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Party with us at House of Boom this weekend

Attention readers!  Our mother-ship, LouisvilleFamilyFun.net is having a party to celebrate seven years of fun finding and is inviting everyone.  It's just down the road in Middletown, bring the family for a really good time. If you haven't been to House of Boom yet,  this is the time because for less than the normal fee for jumping at House of Boom (trampoline park), you get an hour of jumping, food, drink, ice cream and multiple activities from crafts to a photo booth. Such a great deal.

And, where does that money go?  100% of it goes to Big brothers Big Sisters (kids in Shelby County too!) so that kids who want one can have a caring mentor in their lives to experience FUN together!

SUNDAY
JANUARY 22nd 2-7pm 
House of Boom
4 jump times to choose from* 
Additional activities and food included!
LouFamFun 7th BIRTHDAY PARTY

*Tickets should be purchased in advance. If it is not sold out, some tickets can be purchased at the door but cannot be guaranteed and registration will take longer.

Stephanie

 
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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Winter Library Fun

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The Shelby County Library is such a wonderful place! There's always so much to do there! Here's some of the fun activities going on this Winter at the library. 

Adult Winter Read will run January 9- March 11! More info here!

Story Time:
Tuesdays 10 & 11
Wednesdays 10 & 11
Thursdays (Baby Story time) 10 & 11

January Family Fun Day is January 21 at 11 am. This month they will have fun with pa int, shaving cream, and marbles! Wear old clothes that you don't mind getting paint on.

February Family Fun Day is February 18 at 11 am. Come to the library to play board games and complete puzzles!

Lego Club:
January 26 at 4 pm
February 23 at 4 pm

American Girl Club:
January 9 at 4 pm
February 13 at 4 pm

Uniquely U Painting (adults 18+) is February 11 from 10 am to 12 pm. Paint and instruction is free (registration required), but you do need to bring a 16 by 20 canvas.

Line Dancing is on Thursdays from 5-6 pm!
Zumba is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 pm!


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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Adult Winter Read Program 2017

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The Adult Winter Read Program at the Shelby County Library will be January 9 through March 11.

This year's program is titled Exercise Your Mind, READ!

Each person who registers will receive a tote bag, bookmark, and small journal to track progress.

You will get one ticket for the grand prize drawing for every 5 books you read or listen to on CD.

You can also earn tickets towards weekly prizes by completing trivia quizzes or coming to programs.

You must be at least 18 years old and have a library card in good standing to participate.


So grab a good book, a blanket, some coffee, and cozy up and READ!

More info can be found here!

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Monday, January 2, 2017

100 Things I Love About Shelby County!

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In honor of our a new year, we decided to make a list of 100 things I love about Shelby County! There are many, many more things I love about this town, but these quickly came to mind!

The friendly folks I've met!
Great police and fire service!
The way the community comes together to help others!
The Shelbyville Horse Show jubilee and Shelbyville Horse Show!
The Shelby County Fair!
Enjoying the fish frys, camping, and renting paddle boats at  Lake Shelby.
Great teachers at SCPS
The new playground at Clear Creek Park- can't wait to see the next phase!
The new indoor playground- Kaleidoscopes on Main Street.
$1 summer movies at the Shelbyville theater!
Letting the kids explore the play pods on the Adventure Trail at Red Orchard Park
The dog park at Red Orchard!
Woofstock!
Alpaca tours!
Time-saving with Kroger clicklist
The many places to get fit.
The Kids Eat Free options around town.
Light the Night at Mulberry Orchard!
The Lots 4 Tots consignment sell at the Fairgrounds.
Tomatoes from Ambrosia Farm!
The car cruises and street parades throughout the year!
U-Pick Strawberries
Shaved Ice from Tropical Snow!
All the 5Ks that are run throughout the year! We did our first family 5K last fall!
Swimming at the Family Activity Center. We love the slides!
Picking strawberries at Gallrein in May!
The different farms that allow for horseback riding and lessons.
Admiring the beautiful daylilies at Finchville Daylily Garden's Daylily Daze in the summer!
The Rooted in Shelby Program!
The Miller Outdoor Education Center, which is Open Saturdays from 10-2.
Family Night at Baskin Robbins.
Doughnut dates at Donut Express.
Playing a game of tennis or basketball at Clear Creek Park
Walking the new Clear Creek Greenway trail.
The great gals I've met at SFB's Mops group.
Getting a group together and play soccer at Finchville Park.
The skate park in Shelbyville.
The Shelbyville Fountain.
Project Play at Simpsonville Park.
Family Movie Days at the library.
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Lake Shelby
The unique classes that the classes the library offers like Zumba!
Ms. Sara Beth and story hour at the library!
Discovery Gym- for school and/or gymnastics.
The annual princess and pirate  tea party at the library.
Awesome programs- Simponville Parks & Rec. & Shelbyville Parks.
The library book mobile.
The Fireman's Fall Bonanza was a blast!
The Shelby County Fair
Coffee from 6th and Main!
Buying veggies to plant from Hilltop.
Marilyn's Song Garden!
The summer reading program at the Shelby County Public Library.
Enjoying shows at the Shelby County Community Theater!
The Christmas Tree Farm that opened up!
Starbucks....nothing bad about coffee!
The American Saddlebred Horse Farm tour.
The Shelbyville History Museum.
The gas is usually always cheaper than Louisville!
The annual Shelby County Good Neighbors Farm Tour!
Collecting Easter Eggs and visiting with the Easter Bunny at Red Orchard Park.
Love having fun at the Spring Festival & Craft Show at Mulberry Orchard.
The Trims and Whims Craft Show.
Tractor Pulls!
First Saturday Walk Abouts!
Tastes and Tunes!
U-Pick blueberries.....yum
6th Street Live!
The recycling center- great for all those holiday boxes I had!
Learning about recycling and our environment at Red Orchard Park's Earth Day Celebration.
 photo eec69165-2e7a-4c63-a9bf-c1460760fa3d_zpsqpr1jzp7.jpgSimpsonville's Red, White, and Boom celebration.
The Simpsonville Fall Festival, including the parade.
Welcoming Fall with the Finchville Festival.
The Waddy Labor Day parade.
All the informative and fun events at the Shelby County Extension Office!
Watching Santa come down Main Street at the Christmas Parade in December.
Watching Simpsonville and Shelbyville light up for the holidays.
All the yummy and local finds at Shelby County Farmer's Market.
Listening to the tunes at one of Shelbyville's downtown concerts this summer.
The US 60 yard sale.
Adult winter read at the library.
Lots of outdoor fun and places to play
Will's Grill BBQ....yum!
Treats from Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen!
Unique shops like Woodworking maniac
Science Hill!
Such a caring community with so many ways to give back
Free kids buffet during the week at Hometown Pizza!
All the beautiful farms and animals you pass while driving around the outskirts of town.
Building a wooden project with your child at Lowe's Build and Grow each month.
Weekly music at Talon Winery on Saturday evenings.
Gallrein Farm's- the petting zoo, the delicious deli, the green houses, and the Fall Fun!
Mulberry Orchard- the playground, Fall Fun, the apples and peaches, and their yummy kitchen!
Fishing at Guist Creek
Shop, Bop, and Island Hop at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass during the summer.
Walking down Main Street and browsing the unique shops.
Having some coffee (ice cream for the kids) at Harvest Coffee & Cafe.
Playing with the chicks at Metzger's County Store or Rural King.
The deals at Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass.
Mulberry Orchard peaches and apples
Pumpkin picking!
My family loves Taqueria Tsunami (at the outlet)!
Mexican Food is my favorite- lots of choices around!
Bellhouse Restaurant and Old Stone Inn are great!

It's a wonderful place to raise a family!

OK...that may be more than 100...........

What do YOU love about Shelby County?


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