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Enjoy your weekend by attending some great events in the area!

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Enjoy your weekend by attending some great events in the area!

Step Forward for Mental Health 

Come out and enjoy the "Step Forward for Mental Health" walk on Saturday, Sept. 30 on the Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park.

The walk was designed to show support and commitment to improving mental health in the community.

The event starts at 9 a.m. Click here for more information. 

Family STEAM Day

The South Central Regional Library is set to host Family S.T.E.A.M. Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30. 

Bring family and friends out to the free event to learn more about science, technology engineering, art and math with hands-on activities.

This year’s S.T.E.A.M. Day includes Southland Dairy’s mobile classroom (with a real cow), Kentucky Science Center exploring the human body, a look at local wildlife with Louisville Nature Center, virtual reality and robotics with Central Creativity and sun-gazing with the Louisville Astronomical Society’s solar telescopes.

Black Light Awards Gala

WHAS11 News' very own Sherlene Shanklin will host the Black Light Awards Gala at the Louisville Central Community Center. 

According to UofL Alumni's website, the gala is a black-tie event. It that will highlight AATP alumni who have built lifelong careers in the theatre and film industry and have made a "significant impact" both locally, nationally, and internationally. 

The keynote speaker for the event is Brandon McCall, who plays Simba in the Broadway production of "The Lion King" at the Minskoff Theatre. 

"The gala is a rich celebration of African American & Black Diasporic culture, theatre, and performances featuring live music, African American & Black Diaspora culinary traditions, and other festive highlights, which uplift the contributions of AATP alumni, scholarship, and artistic accomplishments," the UofL Alumni's website said about the event. 

The gala begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are still available and vary in price. 

Heartland Harvest Festival

On Saturday, Sept. 30, the Heartland Harvest Festival kicks off in downtown Elizabethtown at 10 a.m. 

The event has plenty of activities for attendees to enjoy such as a petting zoo, a kid's zone, a pumpkin patch activity area, a farmers market, and much more. 

Live music kicks off at 10 a.m. with performances continuing throughout the day. 

Click here for more information. 

Baptist Health Community Against Cancer Block Party 

Baptist Health is hosting their Community Against Cancer Block Party on Saturday, Sept. 30 from noon to 4 p.m.

This is a free family-friendly event where attendees can enjoy music, games, a photo booth, giveaways and much more. The block party is at the Charles and MiMi Osborn Cancer Center on Kresge Way. 

More information can be found here

Block Festival for Lovers of History and Pets

If you're looking for an event to bring your furry friend to, Filson Historical Society Plaza is hosting a free Block Festival for Lovers of History and Pets.

This is their first ever block party! It will have an exhibit dedicated to the cutest historic pet photos; pet-centric organizations and vendors, like the Kentucky Humane Society; pet rescues, artists, Foxing Book Truck, and more. The event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, please click here

Looking ahead

Legendary rock band Journey, and special guest TOTO, are going on tour and are making a stop in Louisville! Their '50th Anniversary Freedom Tour' will make a stop at the KFC Yum Center on Saturday, Feb. 24. Click here to get tickets. 

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