July 2017 Events 

 

Thursday, July 20: District 9 Community Conversation at 6:30 p.m. at Jewish Family & Career Center, 2821 Klempner Way. Most of the time and focus will be on you. We are hoping for an unscripted, open conversation about your vision for D9 and the City. Please mark your calendar and join us – and bring along a friend or neighbor!

Thursday, July 20: Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Avenue, to host Carla Harris Carlton for a reading and book signing of her new book Barrel Strength Bourbon at 7:00 p.m. Questions, please contact the store at 896-6950.

Thursday, July 20: Paint Butchertown Purple event at 7:30 p.m. at Copper and Kings. Enjoy food, drink and a bird’s eye view of the stadium site.

Friday, July 21: The Chamber of St. Matthews to host a ribbon cutting for Country Club Prep, 3930 Shelbyville Road at 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, July 22: Just Creations, 2722 Frankfort Avenue, to host textiles of the world from Noon – 4:00 p.m. Enjoy activities for all ages. Try your hand at a variety of art forms, including tie dying, weaving, block printing and quilting. For more information, please visit justcreations.org/events.

Monday, July 24 – Friday, July 28:  St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host the K & I Model railroad club scale model train layout during library hours. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1771.

Monday, July 24: Enjoy FREE movies at Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road, at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Schedule is subject to change – concessions will be available. Questions please call 368-5865 or visit www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/. July 24th’s movie is Dial M for Murder.

Tuesday, July 25: MSD to host a Pardon Our Dust Meeting concerning the I-64 & Grinstead CSO (combined sewer overflow) basin. This meeting is an open house format, and will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the construction process and timelines. Questions, please contact the project manager, Brandon Flaherty at 540-6632.

Wednesday, July 26: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host Booked for Lunch? at 1:00 p.m. Bring your sack lunch and sample “food for the mind” as we discuss: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger, Books available at Branch Circulation Desk. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1793.

Thursday, July 27: Irish Hill Land Use Study update meeting from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, 2115 Lexington Road.

Thursday, July 27: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host a movie discussion group on The Sting at 6:30 p.m. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1793.

Thursday, July 27: Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Avenue, to host Lee Alan Dugatkin for a presentation and book signing at 7:00 p.m. Questions, please contact the store at 896-6950.

Friday, July 28:  Historic Frankfort Avenue will host the F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm. The F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop, held year-round on the final Friday of every month, provides FREE parking and transportation to participating shops, restaurants and galleries along the Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue corridor. For more information, visit  http://www.frankfortave.com/.

Friday, July 28: Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Avenue, to host a trolley hop sidewalk sale from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Questions, please contact the store at 896-6950.

Friday, July 28: Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center, 201 Reservoir Avenue, to host a free movie night on the lawn. All movies begin at 9:00 p.m., or once its dark enough to show the movie. On July 28, enjoy Moana. 

Monday, July 31: Enjoy FREE movies at Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road, at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Schedule is subject to change – concessions will be available. Questions please call 368-5865 or visit www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/. July 31st’s movie is The Wild Life.

Saturday, July 1: Free computer tune-up and repair at St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Bring your computer and all cables, charges, etc. Questions, please contact Rae Taylor at taylor_rae@hotmail.com.

Saturday, July 1 & Sunday, July 2: Poet, scholar and activist, Dr. Estella Conwill Majozo (University of Louisville; Hunter College; Kentucky State University and Simmons College of Kentucky) will premiere The Freedom Clothes Project at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street.  Events begin at 6:00 p.m. both days with an inaugural VIP Exclusive Reception and Artifacts Exhibition – cost is $60; $20; $15; $10.  The artifacts exhibit will be open to the public July 5-August 5, cost is $5.00; $3.00. For more information, contact the project consultants:  Mary E. Jefferson 502-873-6545 or Jamie Y. Keith, 502.821-6840

Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day – Metro Offices are closed. Garbage, recycling and yard waste collections will be delayed by one day all week.

Monday, July 3 – Tuesday, July 4: 2017 Crescent Hill Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S Peterson Avenue. Two days of celebration and good old-fashioned fun in the neighborhood! Live music from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. both days, a juried art fair from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., food/event booths, children’s fun zone, cake/prize booth, pet show, military vehicle display, antique car display and fireworks on Tuesday at 10 p.m. For more information and a detailed list of events please visit www.crescenthill.us.

Saturday, July 8: Bingham Park volunteer opportunity from 10:00 a.m. – Noon.  Bingham Park is located on Coral Avenue off Frankfort Avenue.  Cleanups are scheduled the 1st Saturday of every month.  Please note these dates are subject to cancellation due to weather. For more information and to register, please call Sarah Wolff at 456-8125 or visit www.olmstedparks.org/events

Saturday, July 8 & Sunday, July 9: FleaTiques at Mellwood Antiques, 1860 Mellwood Avenue. The event is held the 2nd weekend of the month beginning in April on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is an outdoor market and the event is rain or shine. Each month will benefit a local charity, www.mellwoodantiques.com.

Monday, July 10: Enjoy FREE movies at Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road, at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Schedule is subject to change – concessions will be available. Questions please call 368-5865 or visit iroquoisamphitheater.org. July 10th’s movie is School of Rock, rated PG-13.

Tuesday, July 11: Butchertown Neighborhood Association meeting at 6:00 p.m. at The Butchertown Social, 1601 Story Avenue.

Wednesday, July 12: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host a Meeting of the Minds at 7:00 p.m. Join members of the community as they think about and discuss current topics. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1793.

Thursday, July 13: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host Getting Started with Ebooks at 9:00 a.m. This class is an introduction on how to download library ebooks to your tablet and/or smartphone. An active LFPL library card will be required and remember to bring the device you wish to download ebooks to. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1771.

Thursday, July 13: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host scrabble club at 2:30 p.m. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1771.

Thursday, July 13: Happy Hour Irish Hill Park Spruce-up at 5:15 p.m. Help neighbors clean up weeds, pick up trash, and spruce the park up. Bring your favorite tool. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Afterwards, the group will head to a local pub for some socializing.

Thursday, July 13: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host movie showing of The Sting at 6:00 p.m. Set in 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with an old pro to win a fortune from the ruthless crime boss responsible. Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Rated PG. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1793.

Thursday, July 13: Meet Eric Burnette author “Parks for the People” at 6:30 p.m. at Rainbow Blossom, 3738 Lexington Road. Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy as Eric discusses his engrossing history of Louisville’s Olmsted Parks and how Frederick Law Olmsted came to Louisville to design a world-class park system. It’s a tale of artistry and ecology, wealth and power, dirty politics and public service. Books will be available for purchase. For more information call 456-8125.

Saturday, July 15: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host an adult book discussion on The Unfortunates by Sophie McManus at 10:30 a.m. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1793.

Saturday, July 15: American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Avenue, to host Braille for the Sighted at 10:30 a.m. To understand more about the written language used by most blind people, you can learn Louis Braille’s tactile alphabet and practice writing on a Braille slate and a Braillewriter. Best for adults and children ages 6 and up. To register, contact rsnider@aph.org or call 899-2357.

Saturday, July 15: Animal Wellness Coalition of Louisville to host a Pets4Life fundraiser from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Apocalypse Brew Works, 1612 Mellwood Avenue. Bring your dog, listen to music, and tour the vet mobile. Pets4Life increase pet retention and improve the health and welfare of companion animals by providing wellness resources to pet owners in under-served communities. More information online: http://pets4lifelou.com/

Saturday, July 15: Enjoy FREE movies at Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road, at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Schedule is subject to change – concessions will be available. Questions please call 368-5865 or visit www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/. July 15th’s movie is Zootopia, rated PG.

Monday, July 17: Enjoy FREE movies at Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road, at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Schedule is subject to change – concessions will be available. Questions please call 368-5865 or visit www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/. July 17th’s movie is Jungle Book, rated PG.

Tuesday, July 18: St. Matthews Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, to host a movie discussion group on Ratatouille at 2:30 p.m. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1771.

Tuesday, July 18: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host a local author event with Carolyn Furdek at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a presentation from Carolyn Furdek, author of Locked-In: A Soldier and Civilian’s Struggle with Invisible Wounds. Carolyn is a West Point graduate, former Army Captain, combat heavy engineer with multiple deployments abroad. She is a Bellarmine Alumni that practices as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Carolyn is a mental health advocate both for veterans and civilians in the community and seeks to help people who struggle and care for those with invisible wounds. She is donating a percent of the book proceeds to Athena’s Sisters, an organization that promotes healing and visibility for veteran women. Questions, please contact the branch at 574-1793.

Tuesday, July 18: Clifton Heights Community Council quarterly meeting at 7:00 p.m. at Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue. Guest speaker, John Swintosky with Metro Parks to talk about caring for trees.