Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 31 - Frankfort Ave Military Appreciation Trolley Hop

On Friday, March 31st, discover Louisville’s most fabulous shopping, dining and entertainment in the historic Frankfort Avenue corridor.
Join us this month in showing our appreciation for our Military Members Past and Present!
**The following businesses are offering a 10% or greater discount for anyone showing a military ID:

European Splendor
Consider Boutique
The Wine Rack
Fond
The Hub
Block Party Handmade Boutique
Margaret's Consignment
2023 Century Furnishings
Redefine Design
Crescent Hill Trading Company
5-0-Lou
Bourbon Barrel Foods
Frankfort Avenue Beer Depot

—Free Parking & Trolley Hop
On the final Friday of the month, park at one of the many convenient FREE and Public Parking areas, and board the Frankfort Avenue Trolley at any designated stop between 6:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. to let the fun begin!

—Fabulous Shopping
With special extended business hours during the F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop, explore this unique district of shops, boutiques, studios and galleries, featuring handcrafted furniture and gifts, regional art, fine antiques, apparel and much more!

—Dining & Entertainment
Once you’ve exhausted your shopping appetite, indulge your palate at one of Frankfort Avenue’s acclaimed, locally owned bistros, pubs and fine dining restaurants. Then, complete your evening by enjoying live music, entertainment or a nightcap with friends, at one of the many diverse nightspots in the corridor.

April - Harbor Hour & Ken-Ducky Derby Events





April is Here and the Ducks are Everywhere!Join us at any of the locations below to adopt your ducks for a chance to win a new Ford F150! Purchasing in person can pay off- you might get a prize on site! Or adopt your duck online at www.ducktruck.org


You can find us at Against The Grain Brewery before the Bats games on April 6th, & 7th from 4:30- 7pm, & the 8th from 3:30-6:30pm. Then again, for the Louisville City FC game on April 15th from 4:30-7:30pm.


Like to jump around?! Join us at Altitude Trampoline Park on Dixie Highway on April 7th from 6-9pm.

Into great music?! We will be at the next Kentucky Homefront at the Clifton Center on April 8th from 7-9pm, thanks to our friend John Gage.
Want to Volunteer?! Walk with us in the Easter Parade on April 15th, 11am on Frankfort Avenue! You will get a Ken-Ducky Derby T-shirt. Click the image to sign up and for more information or here: http://signup.com/go/rBxKSV

Stay tuned for all the volunteer opportunities for the Ken-Ducky Derby at the end of April! We will be posting them soon. Save the Date: The 14th Ken-Ducky Derby is April 29th

Monday, March 27, 2017

April 5 - Girls Rock Fundraiser

Golden Girls Rock Louisville Fundraiser

Night Train Lounge Presents: Golden Girls Rock Louisville
Wednesday, April 5th from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.
Suggested donation of $3-$5, plus $2 each to participate in trivia

Girls Rock Louisville will be celebrating friendship and the 30th anniversary of The Golden Girls, the groundbreaking TV show that challenged societal norms about gender, age, sexuality, and redefined ideas of what family and friendship can mean.

We’ll be hand-picking some of our favorite Golden Girls episodes to share with you starting at 6:00 p.m., and we will have free cheesecake for all, as well as some Golden Girls themed drink specials!

•Golden Girls Trivia Sign-ups begin at 6:00 p.m.
Golden Girls Trivia from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Teams limited to 6 people.
Prizes TBA!

•Costume Contest (judged at 10 PM)

This event is a fundraiser for Girls Rock Louisville, an organization which empowers girls and gender nonconforming youth from all backgrounds by exploring music creation in a supportive, inclusive environment. We view music as a force for change and community building and as an opportunity to develop self-confidence, self-expression, and involvement in social justice. More information available at: www.girlsrocklouisville.org

Friday, March 24, 2017

April - Events with the Louisville Orchestra

Upcoming Events at the Louisville Orchestra:

BEN FOLDS

FRI APR 14 | 8PM | Kentucky Center – LO WOW! Sponsored by PharMerica
Teddy Abrams, conductor
FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN MUSIC I:: Maverick – A Celebration of MTTSAT 15 APR | 8PM | Kentucky Center – Brown-Forman Classics Concert
Teddy Abrams, conductor & clarinet | Michael Tilson Thomas, special guest conductor
AMERICAN COMPOSERSMUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS – Sponsored by LG&E
THU 20 APR | 7:30PM | The Temple
NEIGHBORHOOD SERIES AT OGLE
FRI 21 APR | 8PM | Ogle Center at IUS
FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN MUSIC II :: American JourneyFRI 28 APR | 11AM | Kentucky Center – Treyton Oak Towers Coffee Concert
SAT 29 APR | 8PM | Kentucky Center – Brown-Forman Classics Concert
MISSION: To change the lives throughout our entire community as only the Louisville Orchestra can – by promoting a culture of music through outstanding performances and education.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

April 13 - Rock the Roof Benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Join us for "Rock the Roof"
April 13th 
    Headliners Music Hall     
 Presented by U of L's Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity 
to benefit 
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana       
Featuring these Bands: 
Before the Streetlights 
Haleigh Martin
       The Placebo Effect        
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or by contacting Eric Elder at 502-930-6336 or at the door for $10.      
         Must be 18 or older to enter.      
 Join us as we literally ROCK the ROOF OFF 
for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Kentuckiana!

Friday, March 17, 2017

April 15 - FREE Tree Giveaways

FREE Tree Giveaways

by district9news
Louisville Metro Division of Community Forestry is hosting free tree giveaways on three Saturdays: March 18, 25 and April 15. This is a continued effort to assist Louisville to reach the goal of 45% tree canopy cover by 2040.
  • March 18th from Noon – 2:00 p.m. at Beechland Baptist Church in the Pleasure Ridge Park area (4613 Greenwood Drive)
  • March 25th from Noon – 2:00 p.m. at Jefferson Community and Technical College, Downtown Campus (2nd and Broadway)
  • April 15th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at University of Louisville’s Ernst Hall (216 Eastern Parkway)
There are fifteen (15) native species of trees to choose from and recipients can take home up to three (3) trees each (while supplies last).  Each tree that is distributed comes with a species specific fact sheet, directions on how to plant the tree, and water instructions.  The knowledgeable staff of the Division of Community Forestry will be on hand to assist recipients with their tree selection.
Recipients need to provide proof that they are a resident of Louisville (Jefferson County), and agree to plant the tree on private property, and to care for it.  The trees that are going to be distributed are in three (3) gallon containers and are easily transported home in a compact car.
district9news | March 17, 2017 at 1:02 pm | Categories: Louisville Metro | URL: http://wp.me/pkRwG-261