Saturday, February 10 @ 12:00 – 5:00pm
Put on your wristband and grab your friends, family, or partner to do the Cocoa Crawl sponsored by the Downtown Henderson Partnership. Each stop will serve a 3 oz. sample of their exclusive cocoa recipe! There is no particular order or time frame in which to make your stops. They encourage shopping and dining breaks at any of Henderson’s amazing downtown merchants! Many of them will also be having specials, events and sales that weekend. For more information, please email [email protected].
Rush Academy Homeschool Group
Mondays @ 1:30 – 2:30pm
Henderson County Public Library
RUSH (Ready, Unstoppable, Savy Homeschoolers) Academy meets weekly. This program is for all homeschooled students ages 5-11! This weekly program focuses on craft skills, science, team building skills, technology, physical activity and FUN! Registration is not required. For more information, please call Rita Herron at 270-826-3712.
“Spice It Up!” Mid-Winter Hike
Saturday, February 17 @ 10:00 – 11:30am
John James Audubon State Park
There are lots of holidays observed in the US—did you know February 17th is “Spice Up Your Life Day?” Get off the couch and come have a mid-winter adventure with their naturalist on this monthly guided hike! This free event will cover about one mile of trail in the hilly nature preserve. Bundle up for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Bring along some family and friends to create some fun with! Cost: Free, all ages welcome. Begins from the Museum front lawn. For more information, please contact Lisa Hoffman at 502-782-9727. Watch the park Facebook and Instagram pages for weather-related hike announcements.
Cirque Zuma Zuma
Sunday, February 18 @ 7:30pm
Preston Arts Center
For over 15 years, the Zuma Zuma Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of African acrobatics. Their exciting performances started in Kenya, later leading to tours across Europe and Australia before coming to the United States in 2003. Experts at precision, tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics, the acrobats intrigue audiences with amazing displays of flexibility, and control!
The Zuma Zuma Acrobats have been featured in the Steve Harvey 30 Seconds of Fame show and on America’s Got Talent! For more information, please call 270-826-5916.
Children’s Survival Skills Workshop
Saturday, March 23 @ 12:00 – 2:30pm
John James Audubon Museum
If your child became separated from you and lost in the woods, do you think he/she would know what to do to survive until found? This Children’s Survival Skills Workshop may be just what your child needs! Youngsters ages 6-9, will learn some basic skills to help them feel less frightened and more confident about being alone or lost. During this hands-on workshop, the park naturalist will share tips for preparing for an outdoor outing, taking shelter, and for helping alert Search & Rescue personnel. Cost: $12 per child; pre-registration is required; class size is limited. Fee is non-refundable after March 20. Workshop will take place rain or shine. For more information, please contact Lisa Hoffman at 502-782-9727.
Youth Wilderness Survival Workshop
Saturday, March 9 @ 12:00 – 3:00pm
John James Audubon Museum
If you found yourself in a wilderness survival situation, would you know what to do? Have you ever tried to make a fire without matches, find your way in the forest, or build a temporary shelter? Hike-preparedness and basic survival skills will be discussed and practiced, as you learn to make use of surrounding natural resources. Cost: $15 per person, ages 10-16, preregistration is required and will take place rain or shine. Fee is non-refundable after March 6. For more information, please contact Lisa Hoffman at 502-782-9727.
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