Eggstravaganza: Art, Live Bunnies & More!
Saturday, April 4 @ 10:30-11:45am
John James Audubon State Park Museum
Bring your little Bunnies, ages 3-8, for a boppin’ good time at the annual event. Children will enjoy creating and painting their very own bunny to take home. There will also be real bunnies that will for sure be a hit. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required, and the cost is $5. For more information, please contact Kim McGrew-Liggett (270) 826-2247 ext. 227 or [email protected]
Friday, April 17-Sunday, April 19
Main Street in Downtown Henderson
The annual Tri-Fest is a community wide event that takes place in downtown Henderson’s Main Street. There will be carnival rides, street food vendors, live music, games and events, including a competition sponsored by the Hugh E. Sandefur Center, and so much more! A variety of delicious, yummy fried and grilled foods and treats can be purchased to benefit the dozens of local non-profit organizations. You and your family don’t want to miss this event. For more information, please contact Bill Floyd 270-860-3523/270-831-1527 or James Peden at 270-860-0575.
Night at the Races
Monday, April 24 @ 6pm
Holy Name School Cafeteria
Come out for a Night at the Races! Get into the Kentucky Derby spirit and enjoy many Kentucky traditions, such as mint juleps. Guest are encouraged to dress in Derby-style attire. There will be live $2 betting from pre-recorded horse races, a daily double, a silent auction, dessert auction and much more. Tickets are $20 and guests must be 21 and over to attend. Tickets can be purchased from the school and church office, or online at
www.holynameschool.org. For more information, please contact Emma Bridges at 270-827-3425.
Pillows for the Pound
Thursday, April 30 2:30-5pm
Henderson County Public Library – Multi-purpose Room
Do you have a love for crafting? How about a love for animals? We have a way to put those two loves together on “National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day,” Thursday, April 30. We would love to have you join us on this day to help make stuffed fleece pillows for the wonderful shelter animals throughout our community. The pillows being made will be for donation only rather than items to be taken home, but it’s for an awesome cause! Sign up is encouraged so they will know how many pillow kits to order! Thank you for opening your time and hearts to our shelter fur babies. For more information, please contact Dylan Townsend at [email protected]
Little Rembrandts Mother’s Day ART
Saturday, May 2 @ 10:30-11:30am (Check-in @ 10:15am)
John James Audubon Museum
Bring those little Rembrandts to create a Mother’s Day art project just in time for that special gift. As always, dress for a mess. Students ages 3-8 are invited to attend the program with an adult. The cost is $5. Pre-registration is required by Friday noon, May 3. For more information, please contact Kim McGrew-Liggett (270) 826-2247 ext. 227 or [email protected]
Ladies Spring Fling
Saturday, May 9 @ 9am-1pm
John James Audubon Museum
It’s time to pamper yourself – mind, body and spirit. Dive into your creative side and learn the art of turning pottery on the wheel with instructor Albert Bauman, along with having a blast designing your very own tie-dyed shirt. Next, discover the benefits of yoga while participating in a few basic stretches and helpful poses. Last, enjoy a healthy lunch from Panera Bread. Check in at 8:45 at the front desk of the Museum. Bring a mat or towel for yoga and a 100% cotton t-shirt of your choice to dye. Clay and all other materials are included in the fee, along with lunch. The cost is $38 or $36 for Friends of Audubon members. All participants must be 18 and up. Pre-registration is required and payment due by noon Friday, May 8. Register early as space is limited. For more information, please contact Kim McGrew at (270) 826-2247 ext. 227 or [email protected]
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