Aug 10 2016 “SPECTRE” brings to a close another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 13th

James Bond, Agent 007, returns to fight a takeover of the world by one of the most sinister and terrifying organizations as “SPECTRE” closes out another great season of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, August 13th at 8:00pm.

Aug 8 2016 Councilwoman Welch and President Yates joins LMPD Third Division officers for a Peace Walk

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and President David Yates (D-25) will join officers of the LMPD’s Third Division for a Peace Walk along Third Street Road and Cristland Road on Tuesday, August 9th. 

Jul 22 2016 Upcoming FridayFest Concert

Louisville, KY – 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 figth 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.

Jul 13 2016 “Minions” is the next Free Summer Movie feature at Iroquois Amphitheater

They are small, yellow and devoted to serving the world’s most despicable masters. The 2015 Universal Studios 3D animated film “Minions” tells the story of how they came into the world at the next Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater set for Saturday, July 16th at 8:30pm.

Jul 1 2016 The Minimum Wage in Louisville Metro is $8.25 an Hour

On July 1st, the minimum wage in Louisville Metro jumped to $8.25, up fifty cents, as a result of action taken by the Metro Council to eventually raise the rate to $9.00 an hour by July 1st, 2017.

Jun 24 2016 Fifth Annual Riverview Independence Festival returns to the Ohio River with fun, music and fireworks

The Ohio River will come alive with fireworks and fun on Saturday, July 2, kicking off a great weekend celebrating America’s birthday. It’s all part of the Fifth Annual Riverview Independence Festival presented by Councilman Rick Blackwell, several members of the Louisville Metro Council, Brown-Forman and Louisville Gas & Electric Company.

Jun 23 2016 Metro Council approves FY 2016 – 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2016- 2017 Capital and Operating Budgets of $822 million for Metro Government.

Jun 7 2016 “The Good Dinosaur” is the next Free Summer Movie feature at Iroquois Amphitheater

Pixar’s 2015 animated comedy feature about an alternative side of life in prehistoric times is the next Free Summer Movie at Iroquois Amphitheater with “The Good Dinosaur” set for Saturday, June 11th at 8:30pm.

Jun 2 2016 Councilwoman Welch encourages families to take advantage of Free Family Swim Nights on Tuesday nights this summer

With schools out and warmer temperatures, Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is once again sponsoring Free Family Swim Nights beginning at the Fairdale Pool in Hornbeck Park on Tuesday nights starting June 7th. 

May 26 2016 Councilmembers announce 2016 FridayFest schedule

 

May 17 2016 Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch is proud to present a great weekend of music at Forest Fest 2016

In the beautiful setting of the Jefferson Memorial Forest, Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is once again hosting what has become a great spring tradition with Forest Fest 2016 on Saturday, May 21st.

May 10 2016 “Hotel Transylvania 2” kicks off 2016 Free Summer Movies Season at Iroquois Amphitheater

Dracula’s fear that his grandson may be all-human is part of the fun when 2015’s American 3D computer animated fantasy-comedy film “Hotel Transylvania 2” kicks off another year of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 14th. 

Apr 22 2016 Wilderness Louisville, community partners bring two new shelters to Jefferson Memorial Forest

Two new program shelters - the result of a major fundraising effort from Wilderness Louisville and with the support of various local businesses – were dedicated today at Jefferson Memorial Forest in honor of Earth Day and Mayor Greg Fischer’s Give A Day week of service.

Mar 31 2016 Metro Council sponsored 2016 tour of “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of “Romeo and Juliet” begins on Friday, April 8th

For a third year, several members of the Louisville Metro Council are sponsoring “Shakespeare in the Parks” in conjunction with Kentucky Shakespeare. This year’s production is the classic tale of star-crossed lovers “Romeo and Juliet.”  The 2016 Tour includes many area and neighborhood parks in Metro Louisville. 

Mar 15 2016 Council Members Flood, Welch and Peden sponsor FREE training session on Heroin/Opioid overdose prevention with Naloxone

This week, Louisville Metro Police released numbers showing a dramatic increase in the number of times officers have administered Naloxone to overdose victims in Metro Louisville just since the beginning of this year. Metro Council members Madonna Flood (D-24), Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13), and James Peden (R-23) will sponsor the next free Naloxone (Narcan) training session for the public on Tuesday, March 22nd