District 26 eNews | May 26, 2017

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Brent T. Ackerson

26th District Councilman

Jeff T. Noble

Legislative Aide


Animal Control - 363-6609 

Bon Air Library - 574-1795

County Clerk - 574-5700

Courts System - 595-4428

Drivers License - Bowman Field 595-4405

Drivers License - Downtown    595-4924

Health and Wellness - 574-6520

LG&E - 589-1444

Louisville Water Company -      583-6610

MetroCall - 311

Mosquito Control - 574-6641

MSD - 540-6000

Poison Control - 589-8222

Police - LMPD - 574-2187

Police - St. Matthews - 895-9444

PVA - 574-6380

State Highway Office - 210-5400

TARC - 585-1234

Veterans Affairs - 595-4447

Zoo - 459-2181


FREE Seniors Fitness Classes Starting at Francis Center

The Francis Center will begin offering "Golden Fitness" classes for seniors on June 27th. These free classes will be open to anyone, although they are geared toward those 60 and older. Classes will run 9am-10am Tuesday and Thursday. Contact Deborah Kenney at (502) 459-4251 or dkenney@fraciscenter.org to learn more.

The Francis Center
3042 Hikes Ln.
Louisville, KY 40220

No City Waste Collection on Memorial Day

Both Louisville Metro and St. Matthews will be delaying garbage, recycling and yard waste pick up scheduled for Monday, May 29th due to the Memorial Day holiday. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day because of the holiday.

If you rely on a private waste hauler to collect your garbage and recycling, please contact them directly about their policies regarding the holiday.  


Junk Set-Out : June 9th-11th

For those in the Urban Services District (the old City of Louisville), the next Junk Set Out Weekend is June 9-11. Please set out any large items where you set your garbage or recycling for pick up by the Public Works department the following week.

Summer Reading Programs at Louisville Libraries

School may be letting out for the summer but there are still plenty of learning opportunities for your family at the Louisville Free Public Library and 38 arts and cultural institutions across Louisville/Jefferson County Metro.

The Main Library will host the Super Summer Reading Kickoff and Cultural Pass Showcase on Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This free event, in partnership with the Arts and Culture Alliance, will offer activities, crafts, and performances. For more information, please visit LFPL.org/Kids or call (502) 574-1620.

Cultural Pass
Children and young adults up to age 21 can receive free access to 38 of Greater Louisville’s arts and cultural institutions with a cultural pass. The Pass is valid from June 3 to Aug. 12 for one-time general admission at each of the participating institutions.

The 2017 Cultural Pass is available at any Louisville Free Public Library branch and any Metro Louisville Community Center.

To sign up for the Cultural Pass, click here.


New addiction resources at Volunteers of America

 Volunteers of America are expanding their services and aiming to help more families break the cycle of addition and heal the pain dangerous drugs inflict on their loved ones. For more information, check out this flyer or contact Amanda Elkins: amandae@voamid.org or (502) 635-4517.


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