May 27 2015 Metro Councilmembers Announce Upcoming Performance of Friday Fest Concert at Highview Park

Metro Councilmembers James Peden (District 23), Madonna Flood (District 24) and Vicki Aubrey-Welch (District (13) are sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park for the fourth straight year based on the success of the former Music in the Metro. A different concert will be held every other Friday from June through August and the event is open to the public, family friendly, and free.

May 27 2015 New playground dedicated at California Park

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Louisville Metro Parks Foundation dedicated a new, inclusive playground today in California Park, located at 16th and St. Catherine. Inclusive playgrounds grant every child the opportunity to enjoy playground features, regardless of physical limitations. This is the fifth inclusive playground in the Metro Parks & Recreation system.  

May 26 2015 Louisville Orchestra Waterfront 4th…Fueled By Thorntons

The return of the July 4th Celebration will feature the full Louisville Orchestra, family fun and Fireworks!

At Waterfront Park.

May 26 2015 Councilman Hollander announces monthly “Meet with Bill” set for Wednesday, June 3rd

Louisville – Councilman Bill Hollander is encouraging District 9 residents to come out for his monthly “Meet with Bill” set for Wednesday, June 3rd at United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 State Street.

“I want to make myself available to the people of District 9 to let me know what’s on their mind,” says Hollander. “I will be hosting these informal chats at various times through the district. We are always happy to hear from constituents.”

May 26 2015 Councilwoman Green to kick off “Prevention is better than Prosecution” program on Wednesday, May 27th

Councilwoman Jessica Green (D-1) partners with Louisville Metro Police Department and other local community organizations to kick off a crime prevention program titled “Prevention is better than Prosecution” specifically targeted at Kindergarten and fourth grade students in District 1.  

May 23 2015 Metro Councilman Stuart Benson to Host District 20 Dialogue Featuring Christy Jarboe from Louisville Metro Department of Economic Development on June 2nd

Louisville Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) will host a series of District 20 Dialogues with the next one being on June 2, 2015 from 8:00-9:30 a.m. at the Louisville Coffee Company (10414 Watterson Trail) featuring Christy Jarboe from Louisville Metro Department of Economic Development.

May 22 2015 Cultural Pass returns to keep kids learning, growing over the summer

The hugely popular Cultural Pass, created last year to keep children learning and exploring over the summer, is back with an expanded list of participating attractions Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

May 22 2015 President Tandy and the Louisville Vacant Property Campaign host community forum on reusing vacant property

If you have an interest in the reuse of vacant property, you may not know all the issues involved or what tools are available to turn that vacant property back into an asset to a neighborhood. President David Tandy (D-4) and the Louisville Vacant Property Campaign announce a free public forum on Tuesday, May 28th designed to help people with the issues and methods involved in reusing vacant property.

May 22 2015 Councilman Owen calls on community to support “Save Our Center” fundraiser

For the time being, the doors to the Douglass Community Center remain open but for how long? Councilman Tom Owen (D-8) is calling for the community’s help in ensuring the doors stay open for many years to come

May 21 2015 Mayor Fischer announces plan to save all or parts of old Water Company building

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a plan to save all or parts of the old Water Company Building and pledged city money to help in the effort.

The Mayor said his team — along with Craig Potts, the state’s historic preservation officer, and preservation leaders including the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Preservation Louisville — have been meeting to discuss options.

May 21 2015 Councilman James welcomes Coco’s Cakes to West Oak Street on Saturday, May 23rd

Councilman David James (D-6) will join Mayor Greg Fischer on Saturday, May 23rd to officially welcome Coco’s Cakes to 501 West Oak Street during an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30am

May 20 2015 Metro Parks Golf Special for May: Memorial Day Weekend Family Golf Special

Metro Parks & Recreation is offering an affordable family golfing package at its nine golf courses during the Memorial Day Weekend.

For only $20, a family of up to four members can play nine holes at any Metro Parks course. The $20 includes greens and cart fees, and families can take advantage of the deal after 4:30 p.m. on three days: Saturday, May 23, Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25.

May 19 2015 Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Memorial Day

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be in motion Memorial Day at the 21st Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle May 25 at Waterfront Park. 

“This has become a true signature event for Louisville – a demonstration of how much our residents love being outdoors and participating in family-oriented healthy exercise and recreation,” Mayor Greg Fischer said.

May 19 2015 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, May 23rd

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, May 23rd. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting.

May 19 2015 Councilman Blackwell announces MetroWatch Cameras and Wi -Fi accessibility at Riverview Park

Riverview Park is a great place to have fun, enjoy nature and see an incredible view of the Ohio River. Now Riverview Park (formerly the Greenwood Boat Dock) has entered the 21st Century with technological improvements for safety and connectivity through Wi-Fi internet access for all park-goers.