Aug 2 2019 Middletown Library to reopen, reduced hours and employees

Following weeks of conversations with Metro Councilmembers and the City of Middletown about potential alternative sites for the Middletown Library, the Library announced today it would reopen the branch in its former location in the East Government Center in September, as soon as materials can be transferred and staff for the location can be hired.  

Jul 11 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host eight back to school events

Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners will offer eight back to school events in late July and early August 2019.  These events will provide free school supplies while supplies last as well as a wide range of services and resources to help local youth and families be better prepared for the start of school year.

Jul 3 2019 The 11th Annual Jane Austen Festival will be on July 12 - 14.


Join us as we celebrate “Northanger Abbey: Adventure and Romance Unmasked”

Featured speakers:

Jun 13 2019 Hamilton Fest celebrates the spirit of the Revolution at Locust Grove this weekend

Hamilton Fest!
Sunday, June 16, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Jun 11 2019 Family Farm & Forage Day to be held Saturday, June 15 at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

A fun – and free – family event will take place on the banks of the Ohio River in southwest Louisville on Saturday, June 15th as Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing hosts “Family Farm and Forage Day” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will explore historic and present-day farming with a variety of activities, workshops, talks and booths for children and adults.

Jun 1 2019 Mayor, Councilman Winkler announce revised closure schedule for Middletown Library, plus additional east Louisville library programming

In an effort to minimize the impact of the closure of the Middletown Library, Mayor Greg Fischer, working with Councilman Markus Winkler, announced today that the branch will be able to remain open until June 19, with the exception of Monday, June 3.

May 22 2019 City's Foster Grandparent Program celebrates 47 years of service in Louisville

The work of more than 130 Foster Grandparents who help mentor children will be honored at a special luncheon on Friday, May 24. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave.

May 15 2019 Join us in Old Louisville’s Central Park May 29-August 4, 2019 for the 59th season of your free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival

The season features 7 different productions – a comedy, history, and tragedy in our main stage series plus productions from guest companies and our Globe Players high school student troupe. Food trucks open at 6:30pm, bar opens at 7:00pm, pre-show at 7:15pm, and show starts at 8:00pm. Perfect for the whole family – including adults, children, and pets. As always, performances are free and no tickets are required for entry.

May 6 2019 Mayor honors Outstanding High School Seniors

Mayor Greg Fischer today honored 49 public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom with his annual Kentucky Lottery Outstanding High School Seniors Award. 

This year’s recipients include immigrants from Somalia, Kenya, Bulgaria, Thailand and other countries, along with students who have overcome illness, personal struggles, disabilities and behavioral issues to achieve success.

May 2 2019 Locust Grove is in bloom this May with Gardeners’ Fair, a Mother’s Day Tea, and Presidential History

24th Annual Gardeners' Fair
Friday, May 10 | Saturday, May 11 | Sunday, May 12
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get back to Locust Grove’s roots at the Gardeners’ Fair! Over 40 vendors and demonstrators will showcase gorgeous plants and flowers, delicious herbs, hardy perennials and garden art and tools for your own green spaces. Bid on items in the Silent Auction in the Visitors' Center, enjoy music on the grounds, and grab a bite to eat from a food truck.

Apr 22 2019 Check Your Blind Spots national tour unites Louisville in addressing diversity & inclusion issues, April 22 - 26

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the city will welcome the CEO Action Check Your Blind Spots unconscious bias tour Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26, 2019. The national bus tour is made possible by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to improve diversity and inclusion within the workplace in the country.

Mar 7 2019 Locust Grove celebrates the lives and the libations of the presidents in a new series of programs

Historic Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark established c. 1792, is excited to welcome a series of guest speakers for three evening events celebrating The Age of Hamilton and the first three American Presidents, as well as the refreshments they enjoyed during their lifetimes.

Feb 28 2019 March at Locust Grove features books, a Presidential visit, and a musical farewell

The Spring Used Book Sale
Friday, March 1, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 2 & Sunday, March 3, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Feb 6 2019 Locust Grove plans a year of programming celebrating The Age of Hamilton

Historic Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark established c. 1792, is planning a year of programming centering on The Age of Hamilton, the period of time from c. 1770- 1805 that encompasses the American Revolution and the early years of American independence.

Jan 15 2019 February at Locust Grove features a Winter’s Ball, Aaron Burr, and Bach

Aaron Burr, Sir: Happy Burrthday!
Sunday, February 3, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm