District 9 eNews - Thursday, September 13, 2018


Bill Hollander

Councilman Bill Hollander
601 West Jefferson Street
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Kyle Ethridge
Legislative Assistant
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2018 reGeneration Fair – September 15

reGeneration Fair

Water Botanical Gardens (WBG) is hosting its annual reGeneration Fair on Saturday, September 15, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. This free, family-friendly and environmental fair will be located on the Butchertown Greenway behind the WBG site. Parking is available at Eva Bandman and Karen Lynch Parks.

Enjoy environmental displays and demos, arts and crafts, food, drinks, and music on the Butchertown Greenway along the eastern edge of the WBG property.

Louisville Visual Art will also be having their annual "Plein air Paint Out." Visit louisvillevisualart.org for more info!

Activities include: free canoe tours with River City Paddle Sports, rainwater garden with Dropseed Nursery, fossil activity with Falls of the Ohio State Park, large insects with Idlewild Butterfly Farm, beekeeping with Cole Gilbert, Live raptors with RROKI, t-shirt printing with Steam Exchange, Sachin rhythms with Carletta Delonjay, all about tree planting with Trees Louisville, Salt River Watershed Watch, gardening for birds with the Audubon Society, tree climbing demo with Limbwalker, Stilt Walking with Sky’s the Limit Stiltwalking, and juicing from plants with The Weekly Juicery.

For more information, please click here.

Sustainability Story: Up Up! Farm Film Festival – Sept 15

Up! Up! Farm Film Festival

Louisville Grows' First Annual Fundraiser will bring a series of feature length, independently produced films and shorts together for their first Up Up! Farm Film Festival on Saturday, September 15, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Clifton Campus, 2117 Payne Street. Each film will explore questions of farmland access, rural livelihoods and the sustainability of people and place. 

Pre-screening and intermission activities will feature booths by exhibiting partners. Each ticket purchased will be eligible for door prizes from local businesses during intermission. Refreshments will be available for purchase including Apocalypse Brew Works, Heine Brothers' Coffee and Tina's Fluff and Pop. Proceeds will benefit Louisville Grows’ tree plantings, community garden grants and Healthy House programs.

Tickets are available online at Eventbrite, click here. $15 tickets available with promotional code on Eventbrite (Promo Code: Fundraiser2018).

We’d like to feature your sustainability story - a resident or business doing good things for the environment.  Riding the bus, bicycling, walking, gardening and more - our eNews will feature practices which can benefit all of us.  Send your story to Bill Hollander or Kyle Ethridge

Butchertown Roots: A Celebration of Roots, Jazz and World Music – September 15 & 16

Butchertown Roots

A spin-off of the Clifton Roots, Jazz, and Heritage Festival held at the Clifton Center last year, Butchertown Roots continues the quest to bring the best in roots, jazz, and world music to Louisville audiences. Featuring five Grammy nominees, a National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Award recipient, and a MacArthur Foundation genius grant award winner, Butchertown Roots welcomes internationally renowned performers, as well as several of Louisville’s most celebrated local artists. Both concerts will be held at Louisville’s most exciting new venue, Odeon, located at 1335 Story Avenue in Louisville’s Butchertown neighborhood.


  • Saturday, September 15 at 8:00 p.m. at Odeon, 1335 Story Avenue. Concert: Trio Brasileiro.
  • Sunday, September 16 at Noon at Amped, 4425 Greenwood Avenue. Youth Outreach Workshop: Corey Harris & Phil Wiggins
  • Sunday, September 16 at 7:00 p.m. at Odeon, 1335 Story Avenue. Concert: Corey Harris & Phil Wiggins

Tickets for the events are $22 in advance for a single day ticket to either concert ($25 at the door) or $40 in advance for the two-day pass ($45 at the door). Tickets may be purchased online through Louisville Tickets at louisvilletickets.com.

The Big Table – September 16

The Big Table hosts the world’s largest potluck event on Sunday, September 16 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Iroquois Park. Sit down to dinner with 3,500 friends. Magical things happen when people get together for a meal. This year the organizers are hoping to set a record. For more information and to register, visit TheBigTable502.com.

The Big Table

Thanks for Attending the Back to School Block Party!


Thanks for coming out to another Back to School Block Party! Despite the weather forecast, the rain held off for the entire event! We had a great turnout with 340 kids and families. We were able to provide 77 door prizes to the youth in attendance. Click here to view photos from the event.

A big thank you to all the volunteers who donated their time staffing registration, door prizes, and the food/drinks area. THANK YOU Debbie B., Pat O., Dave & Sue V., Cole K., Sue R., Roger C., Robert & Reda L., David & Shannon H., Greg and Tonya S., and Lindsay K. We couldn’t do it without you!!

When you are out and about in the District, please take a moment to thank the following sponsors of the event: 5-0-Lou, Blue Dog Bakery, Carmichael’s Bookstore, Café Classico, Crescent Hill Trading Company, Dairy Del, Graeter’s Ice Cream (St. Matthews), Heine Brothers' Coffee, Just Creations, Margaret's Consignments, McDonalds (Clifton), Red Hog Butcher, and Roar-Shack Bookstore.

ABC Notifications

ABC Notifications

Any person, association, corporation, or body politic may protest the granting of ABC licenses by writing the Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 1003 Twilight Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601-8400, within 30 days of the date of the legal publication.

Attached, please find a New Location memo and Courier Journal Legal announcement for a Quota Retail Liquor by the Package license being applied for, located at 2710 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY. 40206.  The ad ran in The Courier Journal Friday, September 7, 2018.

Tickets on Sale for the Brightside Bash – September 20

Brightside Bash

Tickets are on sale now for the 5th Annual Brightside Bash presented by the Republic Bank Foundation! The Brightside Bash serves as a fundraiser for the Brightside Foundation. With the generous donations and contributions from this event, Brightside is able to continue many educational programs, sustainability initiatives, and beautification projects for the community.

The Brightside Bash is scheduled for Thursday, September 20 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Louisville Palace, 625 S. 4th Street. Tickets are $53.00 each. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

This year they will be introducing a new way for you to "win" some truly incredible items with the Wheel of Chance! For each item listed in the image, Brightside will be selling just 20 tickets (at the price listed.) That means you could win a week-long getaway to a cabin in Nolin Lake, KY for just $50!! For more information or to purchase your ticket to win, contact Brightside 574-2613 today! Chances go on a first come, first served basis so don't miss out! 

Brightside items

Notice of Planning & Design Public Meetings

For basic details for all of below case/s please visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/PlanningDesign/Click on “Search Case Information” link on the left navigation bar.  Then select the “home” tab and select the type of case and enter the above case number. 

You can also click on the image below to go to the application page, although the page may be slow to load.

For specific case information please call or email the listed case manager.  If you have any questions please contact Planning & Design directly at 574-6230. 

Third Lutheran Church
Third Lutheran Church
1749 Frankfort
1749 Frankfort

Bourbon & Beyond – Champions Park

Bourbon and Beyond

The Bourbon & Beyond music festival will be in Champions Park the weekend of September 22-23, 2018. More information on the festival is located online at https://bourbonandbeyond.com/.

Community General Information:

  • Concert setup is underway and will continue until after the Louder Than Life concert September 28-30. There is significant construction activity as part of the setup. 
  • All park users should use the Zorn Avenue entrance to lessen cross-traffic challenges with event trucks.
  • Champions Dog Park will remain open and accessible on all non-show days during normal park hours.
  • While many areas of the park will be inaccessible, some park paths will remain open to the public on non-show days. It is very important that all dogs be on leash throughout the park at all times. (That’s the law in all parks, all the time, by the way). 

The following streets will be closed during the following times:

Monday, September 17 from 10:00 a.m. until Tuesday, September 25 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Edith Road from River Road to Mellwood Avenue (will be open to pedestrians)

The following streets will have no parking during the following times:

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday (September 22-23)

  • River Road – from Zorn to Witherspoon. No parking both sides of the street
  • River Dell Drive – 800 block
  • Highwood Drive – 800 & 900 block
  • Lake Avenue – from Mellwood Avenue to N. Birchwood Avenue
  • Winifrede Lane – from Mellwood Avenue to Callabell Road
  • Warren Road – the entire length of the road
  • Pauline Road – from Winifrede east
  • Kenil Court – from Kenilworth Road to Winifrede Lane
  • Callabell Road – from Kenilworth Road west (both forks)
  • Edith Road – from Mellwood Avenue to Kenilworth Road
  • Emily Road – from Edith Road to Kenilworth Road
  • James Road – from Edith Road to Edna Road
  • Edna Road – from Kenilworth Road to Thompson Road
  • Thompson Road – from Edna Road to Mellwood Avenue

Louisville Metro Animal Services Events


Solid Waste Management Collection Reminders

garbage carts

Louisville Metro Ordinance


(A)   For the collection of household solid waste.

(1)   The Department will collect household solid waste set out for collection from residential buildings having eight or fewer units.  All household garbage must be set out in the cart provided by the Department.  No plastic bags containing household waste are allowed to be set outside of the carts… 

(2)   All household garbage must be set out by 6:00 a.m. on the collection day set by the Department and may be set out no earlier than 4:00 p.m. on the day before collection.

(3)   All carts must be removed from the street or alley no later than 4:00 p.m. the day after collection.

Register and Vote!

Register to Vote

The deadline for registering to vote in Kentucky before the 2018 General Election is rapidly approaching and it’s easier than ever to do so.

Tuesday, October 9 is the last day to register to vote in the November 6 election. Kentuckians can now register to vote, and check and update their registrations online, at this website.  

Voters who will be outside Jefferson County on Election Day are among those who can vote absentee.  More information about voting absentee, both by mail and in-house, is here.

If you qualify to vote by absentee ballot, you can do that at the Jefferson County Clerk’s Election Center, which has moved to 701 West Ormsby Avenue, Suite 301, beginning September 24.   Here’s the schedule:

In-house Voting Dates:

Monday – Friday      

  • September 24 – November 5, 2018          8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


  • October 20, 2018               9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • October 27, 2018               9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • November 3, 2018              9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Exercise your right to register and vote this fall!  

District 9 Calendar Events

Below are some Ninth District calendar events!  To view a full listing of events please visit the District 9 Blog at http://district9news.wordpress.com/.  If you would like to submit events to be considered for the blog calendar please email Kyle Ethridge or call 574-1109.

Thursday, September 13: Give for Good Day, hosted by the Community Foundation of Louisville. Please consider making a donation to a nonprofit participating in this program today!

Thursday, September 13: Crescent Hill Library, 2762 Frankfort Avenue, to host a movie screening of Goldfinger at 6:00 p.m. James Bond tries to nail a saboteur bent on depleting America’s gold reserve by robbing Fort Knox. In order to stop his adversary, Bond has to survive several perilous situations, including a huge, deadly laser. Questions, please call the branch at 574-1793.

Friday, September 14: Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana to celebrate the 2018 Tough Cookie Award Winners at 8:00 a.m. at the University Club of Louisville, 200 E. Brandeis Avenue. Tickets are $50 each. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Friday, September 14: Help Waterfront Botanical Gardens (WBG) get ready for the reGeneration Fair by volunteering along the Butchertown Greenway from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.. Volunteers will be picking up trash, trimming bushes, and making the creek area look nice. WBG will bring some tools, but feel free to bring whatever you may have. Dress for outdoor work, wear sunscreen and bring water. Parking suggested at Karen Lynch Park at Brownsboro Road and Story Avenue.

Friday, September 14: 5th Annual Smoketown GetDown for Democracy from 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. at 760 S. Hancock Street. This is a free block party powered by the people and open to the public with live entertainment and local food & beer. For more information, please visit http://kftc.org/events/5th-annual-smoketown-getdown-democracy.

Friday, September 14: Carmichael's Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Avenue, hosts Sarah Ivens at 7:00 p.m. for a discussion of her latest book, Forest Therapy. Questions, please call the store at 896-6950.

Friday, September 14 - Sunday, September 16Hundreds of bikes will roll into Louisville for the 6th Annual Kentucky Kick Down vintage motorcycle festival at Turners Louisville, 3125 River Road. In addition to the bike show, the event will feature local bands, swimming, bowling, retailers, vendors and food trucks. Admission is $5 per day, and parking is $10 per day. Kids 12 and under are free. Discounted weekend pricing is also available. On-site camping fees range from $65 for the baseball field to $100 for riverside. For more information, visit www.kentuckykickdown.com.

Saturday, September 15: reGeneration Fair, hosted by Waterfront Botanical Gardens from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on the Butchertown Greenway between River Road and I-71. This is a free and family-friendly event. For more information, please click here.

Saturday, September 15: The 6th Annual CQ Music Festival will be held at Captain's Quarters Riverside Grille, 5700 Captain's Quarters Road, from 3:00 p.m. - midnight. The fundraiser will benefit WaterStep, a local organization that works to save lives around the world with safe water. General admission tickets are $20 per person in advance or $30 at the door. For more information, please call 568-6342 or visit www.waterstep.org.

Saturday, September 15: Clifton Heights Cookout from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Christ Community Church, 2917 Cleveland Blvd. Enjoy food, raffles, photo booth, inflatables and outdoor games.

Saturday, September 15: Louisville Grows to host Up Up! Farm Film Festival from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Clifton Campus, 2117 Payne Street. Calling all friends and supporters of local farming, food security and film.

Saturday, September 15: Butchertown Roots: A Celebration of Roots, Jazz and World Music at 8:00 p.m. at Odeon, 1335 Story Avenue. Concert is Trio Brasileiro. Tickets for the events are $22 in advance for a single day ticket to either concert ($25 at the door) or $40 in advance for the two-day pass ($45 at the door). Tickets may be purchased online through Louisville Tickets at www.louisvilletickets.com.

Sunday, September 16: Butchertown Roots: A Celebration of Roots, Jazz and World Music at 7:00 p.m. at Odeon, 1335 Story Avenue. Concert is Corey Harris & Phil Wiggins. Tickets for the events are $22 in advance for a single day ticket to either concert ($25 at the door) or $40 in advance for the two-day pass ($45 at the door). Tickets may be purchased online through Louisville Tickets at www.louisvilletickets.com.

Monday, September 17: Judicial Candidate Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Lang House, 115 S. Ewing Avenue. Meet the candidates for Circuit, Family and District Courts in Jefferson County.

Monday, September 17: Enjoy FREE movies at Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road, at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Schedule is subject to change - concessions will be available. Questions please call 368-5865 or visit www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/. September 17th's movie is Super 8 PG-13.

Wednesday, September 19: "Meet with Bill" at Holy Trinity Clifton Campus, 2117 Payne Street, from 10:00 a.m. - Noon. Not everyone has the time to come downtown to meet, so we wanted to make this easy and informal with no appointment necessary to let me know if you have any concerns or questions about anything going on in the district or Louisville Metro.

Wednesday, September 19: League of Women Voters, 115 S. Ewing Avenue, to host the Brown Bag Book Discussion at 12:30 p.m. Rose Hamblen will lead the discussion on The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein. Questions, please call the League at 895-5218.

Wednesday, September 19American Printing House for the Blind 160th Anniversary Celebration with Falls City Brewing Co from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Falls City Brewing Co, 901 E. Liberty Street. Falls City has crafted a new special brew known as the American Braille Ale.

Wednesday, September 19: Neighborhood Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Committee Meeting at 7:00 p.m. at United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street.

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