HENDERSON, Ky. – Audubon Kid Zone will kick off a weekly series of events called “Summer Sizzler” this Thursday, May 25, at the corner of Powell and Letcher streets in Henderson’s East End.
The Thursday night events run from 6 to 8 p.m. with free activities for the AKZ neighborhood and the public. This week’s event is called “Kickoff the Summer” Block Party and will feature music by the 5 After 5 Band, free food and a chance to sign up for the AKZ’s summer programs.
Here’s the schedule for the remainder of the summer:
June 1: Family Splash Night. Families meet at the Splash Pad at East End Park. Free food and water games.
June 8: “Movie with the Neighbs.” Outdoor movie on a giant screen at AKZ and popcorn.
June 15: AKZ Community Yard Sale. AKZ will provide the tables, space and advertising; Neighbors will keep their own profits. AKZ kids will make something to sell to learn about having a business.
June 22: AKZ Block Party “Rockin’ It Out!” Inflatables for the kids and glow sticks.
June 29: Cultural Night. Celebrate the varying cultures of people living in the Tri-state area with native food, dance and clothing booths.
July 6: Open night with theme TBA.
July 13: STEM Celebration night. AKZ kids will show off their STEM class accomplishments in an exhibition of individual and group projects.
July 20: Fine Arts Exhibition. Painting, drawing, dance, songwriting, music and other forms of art studied during the AKZ arts classes will be showcased.
July 27: End of Summer Celebration.