Metro Parks and Recreation are offering Summer Youth Programs at each community centers around Louisville! Programs are available ranging from Arts/Performing Arts, Athletics, Field Trips, Nutrition, & Fitness!

For more information please call 502-574-PARK

Jefferson Memorial Forest Summer Day Camps
Adventure Camp
Monday, June 13th through Friday,June 17th

Molly Leonard Portland Community Center — 640 North 27th Street

Free Wifi, Kid’s Café, Computer Lab

Shawnee Arts & Cultural Center — 607 South 37th Street

Free Wifi, Computer Lab, Kid’s Café, Zones of Hope Site, Senior Meals

From Safari and TeensConnect camps at the Louisville Zoo, to Summer Reading and the annual Cultural Pass, Louisville is offering dozens of programs designed to keep students’ minds and bodies active during the summer break.

On Tuesday, April 26th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm the West Louisville FoodPort will host a job fair at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, located at 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard.

FoodPort general contractor Messer Construction is expected to achieve project sponsor Seed Capital KY's goals to utilize minority-owned businesses at a rate of at least 20 percent and woman-owned businesses at a rate of 5 percent. The first phase of the FoodPort is expected to create 150 temporary construction jobs and 200 permanent jobs.

Construction work envisioned for FoodPort Phase One include landscaping, paving, excavation, surveying, plumbing, painting and more. As a result, jobs include surveyors, heavy equipment operators, laborers, carpenters, roofers, and other construction trades, including plumbers, electricians and iron workers.

(From Cheri Bryant Hamilton's District 5 newsletter)

On April 23, DeAnna Coles (owner of Melodic Elements), Margaret Mason (owner of Rooted Natural Toothpaste) & Kabira KB Yakini (owner of Infinite Yoga & Natural Logistics LLC) are hosting a 2016 Earth Day event featuring black owned businesses who make, create and sell all natural products.

This will be a free family friendly-community event at Manhattan On Broadway from 11am to 3pm.

There will be vendors, community info and resources, children's activities, art, yoga demos, healthy snacks, a DJ, music and more.