Aug 9 2017 “Sing” brings to a close another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th A talent contest to save a theater brings together a wide variety of talented animals performing popular song favorites when “Sing” closes out another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 12th at 8:00pm.
Jul 10 2017 “Zootopia” is July’s Free Summer Movies feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater

Can a rabbit police officer and a fox con artist work together to figure out what’s going on in a city of animals where certain species are disappearing? That is the premise of “Zootopia” the next Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, July 15th.  

Jul 6 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith unveils new sign honoring the life and legacy of Jimmy Ellis

On Saturday, July 8th, Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) joined the family, friends of the late Jimmy Ellis to unveil an honorary sign at 3rd Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard to commemorate his life and legacy.   

Jun 23 2017 Metro Council approves 2017-2018 Operations and Capital Budgets for Metro Government

By a vote of 24 and 0 and one abstention, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets that have a continued emphasis on road paving, vacant and abandoned properties, criminal justice and quality of life investments.

Jun 23 2017 Metro Council Democrats offer their thoughts on the passing of the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets

Members of the Democratic Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council have the following statements on the passing of the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets

Jun 16 2017 Councilman Blackwell invites the community to the 6th Annual Riverview Independence Festival with fun, music and fireworks

On Saturday, July 1st, Southwest Louisville is once again ready to celebrate the Fourth of July Holiday weekend with fireworks and fun as the 6th Annual Riverview Independence Festival, presented by Brown-Forman, Kosair Charities and Metro PCS, gets underway.

Jun 15 2017 “The Secret Life of Pets” is June’s Free Summer Movies feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater

Pet owners have a chance to find out what goes on when they are not at home with June’s Free Summer Movie. The 2016 American computer-animated comedy film “The Secret Life of Pets” is the feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, June 17th.  

Jun 2 2017 Council Members ask the community to observe National Gun Violence Awareness Day by wearing orange

This weekend, anyone walking or driving past the Big Four Bridge and Historic City Hall Downtown will notice that both structures are aglow in the color orange. The color is to remind everyone that June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. 

May 25 2017 Louisville Launches New Farmers Market Association

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 25, 2017) – Mayor Greg Fischer today announced formation of the Louisville Farmers Market Association, a new group that will work to support local farmers markets, farmers and food producers to create access to a healthy and sustainable food system in Louisville Metro.

May 11 2017 Council Members to hold Public Budget Meeting on Monday, May 22nd at the Louisville Urban League

Five members of the Louisville Metro Council are seeking public comment on the proposed 2017 -2018 Capital and Operating Budgets at a special community meeting on Monday, May 22nd at the Louisville Urban League.

May 10 2017 CycLOUvia returns to Metro Louisville this Saturday, May 13th

CycLOUvia makes an exciting return this coming Saturday, May 13th, to three Metro Louisville neighborhoods and Council Members Pat Mulvihill (D-10) and Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) are encouraging people to come out and have fun.

May 8 2017 “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” kicks off the tenth year of Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater

Lucasfilms 2016 “Rogue One: a Star Wars Story” will help usher in the tenth year and new season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 13th.  

May 4 2017 Budget Committee invites public comment at two public hearings on the proposed FY 2017-2018 Budget

Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15) announces the Metro Council’s Budget Public Hearings are scheduled on May 10th and May 16th offering the public two opportunities to comment on the proposed FY 2017- 2018 Capital and Operating Budgets.

Apr 25 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith sponsors “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of “Julius Caesar” on Thursday, April 27th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) is sponsoring a very special free event for Baxter Square Park as one way to help everyone enjoy the beginning of spring. 

Apr 21 2017 Councilwoman Sexton Smith encourages everyone to join her for 6:00pm MSD Community Conversation on April 24th

Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith is reminding everyone the next meeting for the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) discussion of MSD’s recently completed 20-year Critical Repair and Reinvestment Plan will be on April 24th.