2018 Jolly Thursdays

Jolly Thursdays are back this June and July! Join us at A.J. Jolly Park for fun and free events for the entire family.

All of our programs are FREE to attend. Use the Facebook events to invite your friends!

Didgeridoo Down Under – June 7

Join us for the first Jolly Thursday of the summer as we bring a little bit of Australian music and culture to the Stapleton Pavilion with Didgeridoo Down Under.

A video on Didgeridoo Down Under from our friends at the Orange County Library System!

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Mr. Cowpie – June 14

Mr. Cowpie just escaped from the farm to go into show business and WOW is he excited to be at Jolly Thursdays! Mr. Cowpie is a rock ‘n roll sing-a-long cow. He knows lots of goofy songs, knock-knock jokes and will even bring a few animal friends.

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Kentucky Reptile Zoo – June 21

Come and see, and maybe even touch, the sometimes slippery, sometimes slithery animals from the Kentucky Reptile Zoo.

2017 Jolly Thursday

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Chris Clark BMX Stunt Show – June 28

Join us for a breathtaking display of balance and agility as one of the Chris Clark BMX Stunt Riders maneuvers their bike and body over custom built ramps and obstacles, displaying the skills they have acquired in years of national and international competitive experience.

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Critters in the Classroom – July 5

Kids will see lots of fur, feathers and scales as “Critters” brings live animals native to the area to help teach science concepts such as adaptations for catching food and avoiding being food.

2017 Jolly Thursday

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Madcap Puppets – July 12

Don’t miss this chance to see Madcap Puppets live on stage as they present “Jules and Verne’s Excellent Adventure.”

With the science fair just around the corner, Jules challenges Verne to a race around the world! May the best scientist win in this exciting reimagining of Jules Verne’s epic adventures, “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” and “Around the World in 80 Days.”

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Cincinnati Museum Center – July 19

 Cincinnati Museum Center presents Phenomenal Physics. Explore forces and motion with rockets. Feel the full effects of air pressure. See the hair raising effects of high voltage electricity!

2017 Jolly Thursday

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Growing Sound with David Kisor & Demi Mays – July 26

Summer wraps up with a musical celebration from David Kisor and Demi Mays. David and Demi bring the award-winning songs from the Cincinnati based Children Inc. series Growing Sound to Jolly Thursday for one last morning of fun.

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Download the 2018 Jolly Thursday Schedule {PDF}

When & Where

Jolly Thursdays are at 10 a.m. every Thursday in June and July.  The events take place at A.J. Jolly Park’s Stapleton Pavilion in Alexandria, Ky.

See each program entry in our event calendar for the rain location.

Thank you

Jolly Thursdays are made possible with the help of the Campbell County Parks & Recreation Department and the Campbell County Cooperative Extension Service.

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