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The Pegasus Parade will close streets near the Highlands on Thursday, April 30, 2015. (In Bold)

The Pegasus Parade will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

The following streets will be closed at the times listed:

6 am – 8 pm
Barret Avenue from Broadway to Baxter Avenue
Lexington Road from Baxter Avenue to Barret Avenue

1 pm – 8 pm
Gray Street from Jackson Street to Hancock Street
Broadway from Baxter Avenue to Barret Avenue
Swan Street from Lampton Street to Vine Street
Vine Street from Breckinridge Street to Brent Street
Brent Street from Broadway to the dead end
Lampton Street from Vine Street to DuPuy Court
Stoneware Alley from Brent Street to Barret Avenue
Rubel Avenue from Broadway to E. Breckinridge Street
Saint Anthony Place from Mercy to Broadway
Rubel Avenue from Broadway to alley just north of Broadway
Finzer Street from Logan Street to Campbell Street
Finzer Street from Preston Street to Hancock Street
Campbell Street from Broadway to Finzer Street
Hancock Street from Gray Street to Broadway
Jackson Street from Gray Street to Broadway
Gray Street from Preston Street to Jackson Street
Preston Street from Gray Street to Broadway

4 pm – 4:30 pm
Broadway from Floyd Street to Preston Street

4 pm – 9 pm
Broadway from Barret Avenue to Campbell Street

4:30 pm – 8 pm (closed to thru traffic)
Logan Street from Breckinridge Street to Broadway
Shelby Street from Chestnut Street to Broadway
Clay Street from Broadway to Breckinridge Street
Hancock Street from Broadway to Breckinridge Street
Jackson Street from Breckinridge Street to Jacob Street
Preston Street from Gray Street to Broadway
Floyd Street from Gray Street to Breckinridge Street
Brook Street from Breckinridge Street to Broadway
First Street from Gray Street to Broadway
Second Street from Gray Street to Breckinridge Street
Third Street from Chestnut Street to Broadway
Fourth Street from Chestnut Street to Breckinridge Street
Fifth Street from Breckinridge Street to Broadway
Sixth Street from Chestnut Street to Broadway
Seventh Street from Broadway to Breckinridge Street
York Street from Seventh Street to Eighth Street
Cawthon Street from Seventh Street to Ninth Street
Breckinridge Street from Seventh Street to Ninth Street
Eighth Street from Chestnut Street to Cawthon Street
Roy Wilkins Boulevard from Chestnut Street to Kentucky Street

4:30 pm – 9 pm
Broadway from Campbell Street to 12th Street
Barret Avenue from Breckinridge Street to Broadway
Preston Street from Springer Alley to Broadway
Logan Street from Finzer Street to Broadway
Exit ramp northbound Interstate 65 to Broadway

Talk with Tom

The next “Talk with Tom” set for Saturday, April 25th
9:00am -11:00am
Day’s Coffee – 1420 Bardstown Road

 

Councilman Tom Owen invites residents of District 8 to come out for the next “Talk with Tom” on Saturday, April 25th 9:00am -11:00am.
“I know we have a busy Saturday ahead, a beautiful Spring day is expected and we’ll be right in the middle of Derby fun, so if you can take a break and come talk,” says Owen.
April’s “Talk with Tom” will take place at Day’s Coffee located at 1420 Bardstown Road. The setting is casual and there is no agenda, its first come first serve.
“I want to hear from those folks with a concern or problem or you can just stop by to chat with your council person” says Owen.
For more information about April’s “Talk with Tom”, contact Councilman Owen’s office at 574-1108

Several streets in and near the Highlands will be closed as part of this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon (in bold below)

Here is the full mini and marathon Course Map – KDF-Course-Map-11-12

Street Closures for the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and Mini-Marathon

The following streets will be closed during the following times:

9 am (Friday, April 24, 2015) – 4 pm (Saturday, April 25, 2015)
• River Road from Preston Street to Witherspoon Street

4 am (Saturday, April 25, 2015) – 4 pm (Saturday, April 25, 2015)
• Main Street from Jackson Street to Brook Street
• Preston Street from Main Street to River Road
• Witherspoon Street from Floyd Street to Clay Street

7 am (Saturday, April 25, 2015) – 4 pm (Saturday, April 25, 2015)
• Main Street from Jackson Street to 20th Street
• 20th Street from Main Street to Market Street
• Market Street from 20th Street to 15th Street
• Muhammad Ali Boulevard from 15th Street to 18th Street
• 18th Street from Muhammad Ali Boulevard to Broadway
• Broadway from Dixie Highway to 2nd Street
• 4th Street from Broadway to Oakdale
• Park Avenue from 4th Street to 6th Street
• 6th Street from Park Avenue to Magnolia
• Magnolia from 4th Street to 6th Street
• Central Avenue from Taylor Boulevard to 2nd Street
• 3rd Street from Central Avenue to Southern Parkway
• 3rd Street from Central Avenue to Main Street
• 3rd Street from Broadway to Main Street
• Iroquois Park

7:30 am (Saturday, April 25, 2015) – 4 pm (Saturday, April 25, 2015)
• Southern Parkway from 3rd Street to New Cut Road
• Taylor Boulevard from Huntoon to Kenwood

8 am (Saturday, April 25, 2015) – 4 pm (Saturday, April 25, 2015)
• Breckinridge Street from 3rd Street to Barret Avenue
• Barret Avenue to Winter Avenue
• Winter Avenue to Baxter Avenue
• Baxter Avenue to Broadway
• Broadway to 3rd Street

 

FLO Parks LogoJr Park Steward PicJunior Park Steward Program

Do you know a teen who loves being outdoors, is a budding environmentalist, or interested in science? Send them to us this summer!
The Junior Park Steward Program offers a hands-on learning experience for high school students,14-18 years of age. Junior Park Stewards will gain valuable knowledge about conservation, park history and horticulture from Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff and trained Park Steward volunteers.
The program runs from June 9 – July 2, 2015 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
Ten students will gain acceptance into the program through a competitive application process. Applications are due by May 15, 2015.

Click Here for Program Details

Click Here for the Application

 

Jr PArk Steward Pic 2

unnamedHistoric Preservation Tax Credit Workshop

When
April 11, 2015
10am until 12pm: Tax
1pm until 4pm: Plaster

Where
The Brennan House
631 S. Fifth St.
Louisville, Ky, 40202

Is your home or commercial building 50 or more years old?
If so, are you planning any exterior restoration projects?
Would you like to learn how to recoup up to 30% of your project’s cost through Federal and State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits?

 

As Metro Louisville’s citywide non-profit historic preservation organization, Preservation Louisville works in partnership with local, state and national organizations to promote the preservation of our community’s historic resources through education and advocacy. Preservation Louisville also provides education, technical information and resources. For more information, http://www.preservationlouisville.org

 

unnamedHands On History: Plaster Workshop

When
April 11, 2015
10am until 12pm: Tax
1pm until 4pm: Plaster

Where
The Brennan House
631 S. Fifth St.
Louisville, Ky, 40202

 

Let’s Get Plastered!
As we all know, maintaining and repairing the plaster in older homes can be a challenge, but this workshop will leave you confident to tackle your biggest plaster problems. The workshop will focus on plaster walls as well as ornamental plaster. With over four generations of plaster experience, Tom Schnurr of Julius Schnurr & Sons will be here to discuss everything from mending cracks, to restoring damaged plaster in your older home.

As Metro Louisville’s citywide non-profit historic preservation organization, Preservation Louisville works in partnership with local, state and national organizations to promote the preservation of our community’s historic resources through education and advocacy. Preservation Louisville also provides education, technical information and resources. For more information, http://www.preservationlouisville.org

Louisville Metro Government is providing free drop-off of flood debris at the Meriwether Avenue Waste Reduction Center

You must have two forms of ID showing a Jefferson County address to use this service. The center is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 5pm and is located at 636 Meriwether Avenue. Meriwether Avenue can be reached from Shelby Street or Preston Street off East Burnett Avenue, about one mile north of Eastern Parkway. This service will continue unto further notice. This does not include commercial haulers of any kind. The center is usually closed on Mondays but is open today. If you have questions, their phone is 502-574-3571.

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