Family Health Center Fitness, Cooking, Health Prevention, Prenatal Classes and More
Jul
1
to Dec 31

Family Health Center Fitness, Cooking, Health Prevention, Prenatal Classes and More

Sign up for any of these FREE to low cost classes and/or workshops at your neighborhood Family Health Center. Whether you are interested in cooking, fitness, health prevention or prenatal classes, you will be on the road to becoming a new you. Some classes have incentives, so please call 502-772-8588 to reserve your spot. There's something for everyone. 

Classes starting in April:

  • Cooking Matters- Every Tuesday, November 6- December 11, 1-3 PM East Broadway (FREE GROCERIES)
  • Slow Cooker Class- will start August 14th- Attend 1 class enter to win a slow cooker, or attend 6-week session and earn a FREE slow cooker
  • Zumba-Every Mon & Wed 6-7 pm or Sat. 10-11 am
  • Yoga- Every Tues & Thurs 6-7:15 pm or 12-step recovery 
  • Meditation-Thursday, 5-5:45pm
  • Living Well Workshop-Every Thursday, 1-3pm
  • Freedom from Smoking Class- Every Monday, August 7, 12pm-1:30pm

View http://www.fhclouisville.org/event/cooking-matters-class-east-broadway-5/2018-11-06/ for more detailed information or call 502-772-8588

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Smoketown Fresh Stop Market
Jul
24
to Oct 30

Smoketown Fresh Stop Market

Thanks to all our wonderful partners, staff and the community for continuing to make Smoketown the best market yet.  This week there will be tomatoes, cantaloupe, and possibly some okra.  

The Fresh stop markets are so grateful to everyone who has supported the food justice movement. The success of each market cannot be done without each partner, farmer, staff, volunteer, shareholder, and community.  Let's keep the Smoketown Fresh Stop Market growing strong throughout this season by continuing to spread the great news of this food justice movement that is bringing the great goodness of fresh, organic, convenient, and affordable food for all to love, share and enjoy. Enjoy your fresh veggies!

Each market is open to all people to enjoy and share the goodness of fresh food. Be part of the food justice movement and support your community market this season. The market runs bi-weekly, please visit https://newroots.org/fresh-stop-markets/ to learn more and place your order for the next market by Friday,  August 3, by 5 pm.

This is the season to get ready to experience fresh foods because you deserve to be the best you. The nest market will be on:

WHEN:  Tuesday, July 24, at 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

WHERE: Coke Memorial (UMC) 428 E. Breckinridge St

 

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2018-10th ANNUAL GRAY STREET FARMER'S MARKET
Jul
26
to Oct 25

2018-10th ANNUAL GRAY STREET FARMER'S MARKET

The Gray Street Farmers Market (GSFM) will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Thursday from May 17 through October 25, 2018. The market is located on the 400 block of E. Gray Street, between S. Preston and S. Jackson streets. Click here to get directions.

Check out our wonderful vendors who sell the finest in local farm products including fruits, vegetables, breads, honey, canned goods, lunch items, crafts and more. Debit cards and SNAP benefits are accepted.

The Gray Street Farmers’ Market began in 2009 as an outreach program of the UofL School of Public Health and Information Sciences. The goal of the market is to increase access to fresh, locally grown food in the downtown area.

Visit our website to learn more: http://louisville.edu/sphis/gsfm/gsfm

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SMOKETOWN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETING
Aug
20
6:30 PM18:30

SMOKETOWN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETING

Calling ALL Smoketown residents and Community Leaders to lift their voices about concerns, ideas, plans, and share upcoming events. Whatever your heart desires to bring forth to the table, you are more than welcome to share and learn what's going on in your community. Solutions to issues/concerns can only be addressed when brought to meetings where people can work together and contact higher personnel to make decisions that will affect you, your family and your community.

Please know that you have the POWER in helping make things happen in and for your community. Make your voice count. Come and be part of anything and everything that matters! Attached, you can view this months meeting notes and minutes.

The Neighborhood Association meeting is held every 3rd Monday of the month at Bates Memorial Church, 620 East Lampton Street, 6:30-7:30 pm. Attached you can view this month's meeting notes 

Next meeting is on Monday, August 20, 2018. Hope to see you there

 

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Jul
26
to Aug 11

Neighborhood Place Partners Hosts Eight Back to School Event

Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners will offer eight back to school events in late July and early August 2018.  These events will provide free school supplies while supplies last as well as a wide range of services and resources to help local youth and families be better prepared for the start of school year.

The bulk of the supplies and funding for these events comes from area businesses, churches, schools and individual donors.  To learn more about specific activities, eligibility and other requirements, please refer to list below:

July 26, Back to School Festival at Valley High School, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Located at 10200 Dixie Highway.  For more information call 363-1483.  This annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school.  School supplies and backpacks will be provided while supplies last to families that participate in three, ten-minute “mini-trainings”. Over twenty presenters and more than forty vendors will be at the event plus mascots and lots of hands on fun to help everyone “Unlock Your Superhero Powers”.  Sponsored by South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, Cane Run Neighborhood Place, area JCPS Family Resource and Youth Services Centers, Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services, South Jefferson Community Partnership, Drug-Free Communities Grant, Kidz Club, Kosair Charities, Fairdale Christian Church, Fairdale First Baptist Church and Valley View Church.

Aug. 2, Back To School Festival at the Academy at Shawnee, 1 – 4 p.m. 
Located at 4018 West Market St. For more information call 485-7230.  This annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school.  Free backpacks and essential grade-appropriate school supplies will be provided while supplies last.  Over twenty vendors will be at this event providing essential health, education, and community resources.  JCPS Family Resource and Youth Services Centers Coordinators will complete CAP referrals for families needing clothing and uniform assistance. Free lunches will be served to kids by JCPS Nutrition Services. Your child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  This event is sponsored in collaboration with the NorthWest Neighborhood Place, Jefferson County Public Schools/The Academy at Shawnee Family Resource Youth Service Center, The Kidz Club, Service for Peace and Louisville Metro Department of Resilience and Community Services.

Aug. 3, Back To School Festival at Mcferran Preparatory Academy, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Located at 1900 South 7th Street. For more information call 634-6057.  This annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school.  Free backpacks and essential grade-appropriate school supplies will be provided while supplies last.  Vendors will be at this event providing essential health, education, and employment and community resources.  JCPS Family Resource and Youth Resource Centers Coordinators will complete CAP referrals for families needing clothing and uniform assistance. Free lunches will be served to kids by JCPS Nutrition Services. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  This event is sponsored in collaboration with Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, Jefferson County Public Schools and Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services.

Aug. 4, Back to School Festival at Westport Middle School, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 8100 Westport Rd.  For more information call 574-6638.  This event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school.  Free backpacks with essential school supplies will be distributed while supplies last. Presenters and vendors will be at the event to provide information to families plus mascots and other fun for kids.  The JCPS Lunch Bus will provide lunch for kids present and Sparkle and Shine Family Dental will provide dental screenings for up to 50 students.  Families may complete a CAP referral during the event as well for clothing and uniform assistance. Sponsored by Charmoli Center Neighborhood Place, Eastern Area Community Ministry, area JCPS schools, and All 4 Kids Charity.

Aug. 4, Back to School Festival at Olmsted Academy North, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Located at 4530 Bellevue Ave. Call 313-4089 for more information. Open to all students in grades kindergarten through high school. Free backpacks, school supplies and health and hygiene products will be provided while supplies last. Children must be present to receive school supplies. Educational and community resources will be available to help offer a strong start to the new school year. The festival will also include vision and hearing screenings, blood pressure and diabetes checks, clothing assistance referrals and more. Lunch will be provided for children and adults. Sponsored by South Central Neighborhood Place, Diamond Cluster MC, Olmsted Academy North and South YSC, Kenwood Elementary FRC, Hazelwood Elementary FRC,  Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services, and Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. 

Aug. 7, Back to School Fun Resource Fair at Southwick Community Center, 4 – 7 p.m.
Located at 3621 Southern Ave.  Call 313-4635 for more information.  The annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school. JCPS Family Resource and Youth Resource Centers Coordinators will complete CAP referrals for families needing clothing and uniform assistance.  School supplies will be distributed (while supplies last). Several vendors will be available to provide essential health, education, and community resources.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. JCPS Nutrition Services will provide lunch to youth 18 and under. This event is sponsored in part by Ujima Neighborhood Place, Jefferson County Public Schools/The Carter/DuValle Education Center, Kennedy Montessori/Brandies, Maupin, Johnson and Foster Family Youth Service Centers, Southwick Community Center, Councilwoman Jessica Green, Passport Health Plan, Villages of Park DuValle and Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services.

Aug 11, Back to School Event at Meyzeek Middle School, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.  
Located at 828 S. Jackson St.  Call 574-6638 for more information. Open to students kindergarten through high school.  Free backpacks with essential school supplies for the coming year will be distributed while supplies last.  Your child must be present to receive school supplies.  Smile Academy will provide free dental screenings.   Many other local community venders and agencies will be in the gym to provide information for families.  Families may complete a CAP referral during the event as well for clothing and uniform assistance.  Sponsored by Charmoli Center Neighborhood Place, Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services and area JCPS schools.

Aug 11, Back to School Festival at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Located at 1501 Rangeland Rd.  Call 313-4498 or 313-4700 for more information. This annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school. Free backpacks and grade-appropriate school supplies (while supplies last) will be provided. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Free lunches will be served to kids by JCPS Nutrition Services and families may complete a CAP referral during the event as well for clothing and uniform assistance. A Community Resource Fair will include over twenty presenters including diabetes and blood pressure checks, the YMCA program, voter registration, library services and lots of fun and music.  Event sponsored in part by First Neighborhood Place, area JCPS schools and Family Resource and Youth Services Centers, and Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services.

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