Apr 10 2019 Give A Day Impact: Pedal Power

Click here to see the video or read the story about Pedal Power and their Give A Day Projects by Sara Wagner on WHAS 11 News

Apr 10 2019 Give blood with the Red Cross during Mayor Fischer’s eighth annual Give A Day Week of Service

April is National Volunteer Month. The American Red Cross is teaming up with Mayor Greg Fischer to host a special blood drive during the eighth annual Mayor’s Give A Day Week of Service. The community is invited to take part in the inaugural Mayor’s Give A Day Blood Drive, Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S. 4th St. in Louisville.

Apr 9 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, April 13th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, April 13th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Apr 9 2019 Annual Plant and Herb Sale, April 12 & 13, at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will celebrate the return of spring with its annual Plant and Herb Sale with an Early Bird Sale on Friday, April 12 from 3-7 PM and on Saturday, April 13 from 8AM-4PM.

Apr 8 2019 Mayor, JCPS kick off National Youth Violence Prevention Week activities across city

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined representatives from Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville Urban League, community organizations and local youth to kick off Louisville’s participation in National Youth Violence Prevention Week, a week-long initiative to raise violence prevention awareness and strategies for youth, parents, teachers, school personnel and community members to prevent youth violence before it happens.

Apr 8 2019 Metro Councilman Engel, Brightside, Fern Creek Community Association and Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Community-wide Cleanup

Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22), Brightside, the Fern Creek Community Association and the Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce will hold a District 22 community-wide clean-up on Saturday, April 13, between 9:00 a.m. and noon.

Apr 8 2019 Louisville Cycling Podcast: John Maggard

Click here to listen to the Louisville Cycling Podcast interview with John Maggard, promoter of Kentucky's hardest mountain bike race.

Apr 5 2019 Mayor Fischer provides update on work to address impact of Metro Council vote for $65 million in cuts over the next four years

Council President James and Mayor also seek ideas for efficiencies from Metro employees, residents

Apr 5 2019 Metro Government earns top budgeting award for sixth consecutive year

For the sixth consecutive year, Louisville Metro Government has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award is GFOA’s highest recognition for government budgeting, and complements Metro’s consistent GFOA recognition for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Apr 4 2019 59th Annual Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park Featuring As You Like It, Henry IV Part II, and King Lear

Kentucky Shakespeare kicks off its 59th annual free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park with a comedy, a history, and a tragedy. The season begins with their professional productions of As You Like It May 29th, then Henry IV, Part II June 13th, followed by King Lear on June 27th. July 9th-21st all three performances will be presented in repertory.

Apr 3 2019 Measles & Chickenpox Vaccination Clinic to Be Held April 19 and 20

 

Measles Remerges in the U.S. with Five Current Outbreaks

In the wake of five current measles outbreaks throughout the United States, the University of Louisville Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Public Health and Wellness are teaming up to host two reduced-cost immunization clinics on for Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and chickenpoxApril 19 and April 20.

Apr 3 2019 Iroquois Amphitheater season highlighted by national musical acts, local productions

Apr 2 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Print Fulfillment Services, LLC (lithographic and digital printing operation), 2929 Magazine Street, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on April 02, 2019, and ends on May 03, 2019. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Apr 1 2019 PNC Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 Grant For New PNC Music Garden in Shelby Park

Olmsted Parks Conservancy has received a $49,949 grant from the PNC Foundation to build a new PNC Music Garden in Shelby Park. 

Apr 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops on mindfulness, living well and parenting skills

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in April include a mindfulness workshop to learn meditation practices, a series of classes to help manage health issues, workshops that help fathers with parenting skills and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.