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    Christmas is over, the weather looks great, and you might want to get the kids out this weekend for something to do other than eating Christmas cookie crumbs and video game playing. Here are five places to go or things to do with families in mind this weekend.

    1. At Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, the MakerSpace weekends continue Friday, December 26-Sunday, December 28 from 12pm-3pm. Drop in for an artist guided crafting workshop. They also have a winter art camp next Monday, December 29 and Tuesday, December 30 from 9am-4pm. Click here to register. KMAC is located at 715 West Main Street.

    2. Check out a new series partnership between Louisville Nature Center and Yoga With Heart-Yoga for Youth. Designed for youngsters ages 8-11 years, participate in yoga at the nature center for one hour. Afterwards, participants and parents can enjoy a self-guided StoryWalk together. A drop in rate of $15 is the cost; call 502-458-1328 to register. Louisville Nature Center is located at 3745 Illinois Avenue near the zoo.

    3. At The Little Loomhouse in southwestern Jefferson County, you might enjoy a class they are offering called Needle Felting. Probably suited best for adults and older children and teens, this class is Saturday, December 27 from 12pm-2pm. Sign up in required, call 502-367-4792 for more information. Cost is $30 for class, $10 supply fee. Little Loomhouse is located at 328 Kenwood Hill Road near Iroquois Park.

    4. Head to The Parklands of Floyds Fork and enjoy the unseasonably warmer weather together hiking the trails and taking in the beauty of winter in the park. Check out Pope Lick Park if you haven't yet which has new trails and walking bridges to explore. The park is located in eastern Jefferson County near the Middletown and Jeffersontown areas of the city.

    5.  Remember children ages 12 and under get free admission to Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory from now until January 5. Their hours this weekend are Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm. The museum is located at 800 West Main Street.

    Photo courtesy of The Parklands of Floyds Fork, Facebook

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    About Erin Nevitt

    Longtime Louisvillian, I am a children's librarian at heart and have a passion for children's lit. I am most recently a stay-at-home mom who is always on the move, searching for family fun in Louisville. If it's free, it's preferable!

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