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Fred's Facts

Iroquois Park for Frederick Law Olmsted represented “a treasure of sylvan scenery” providing “the grandeur of the forest depths in the dim seclusion of which you may wander musingly for hours.”

Events

Dirt Bowl 2016
June 18, 2016 12:00 AM - June 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Dirt Bowl details to come. Also connect on Facebook  or website.
Spend a day watching great basketball on Shawnee Park’s historic courts starting June 18.

 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
June 28, 2016 09:00 AM - June 28, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
June 30, 2016 6:00 PM - June 30, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
July 05, 2016 09:00 AM - July 05, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Bring A Friend! Volunteer in Cherokee Park
July 07, 2016 6:00 PM - July 07, 2016 8:00 PM

Bring a friend to volunteer with you, or come on your own and make some new friends! Gloves, tools, and guidance provided by Olmsted Parks Conservancy. After the project, plan to join us for some FREE pizza and munchies while supplies last, courtesy of Mellow Mushroom. Register Now!

 

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Louisville City FC discount tickets
July 09, 2016 7:30 PM - July 09, 2016 10:00 PM

Olmsted Parks Conservancy and the Louisville City FC have teamed up to offer our members discounts games this season. On Saturday July 9 at 7:30 PM Louisville City will take on the Charleston Battery. As a special offer to our members and volunteers you can reserve your seat for $5.

Information on how to get tickets:

Go to Louisvillecityfc.com>Tickets>Group Portal

Enter Code: OPC2016

Go directly to group portal page Click Here

 
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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
July 09, 2016 10:00 AM - July 09, 2016 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Sign-up now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
July 12, 2016 09:00 AM - July 12, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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FREE Information Session: Park Steward Program
July 12, 2016 6:30 PM - July 12, 2016 7:30 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach. Park Stewards volunteer an average of at least 4 hours monthly to help protect and restore natural areas, to raise awareness in the community and serve as advocates for Louisville’s Olmsted Parks. Benefits of becoming a Park Steward include learning about native flora and fauna, gaining hands-on experience in ecological restoration, developing leadership skills, and volunteering alongside others who share a passion for our neighborhood parks.

To be a Park Steward, you do not have to have previous volunteering experience but you do need to be 18 years or older.

There will be a FREE Information Session about the Park Steward Program on July 12, 2016 at 6:30pm. Register now. Or call us at 502-456-8125 to reserve your spot!

There is a $50 training program fee which helps to offset the costs for materials, certifications and administrative costs. To request a scholarship application, please email us or call 502-456-8125.

Summer/Fall 2016 Park Steward Training Schedule

Olmsted Overview  Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30pm

Plant Identification Techniques  Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30pm

Integrated Pest Management  Tuesday, August 2 at 6:30pm

Horticultural Techniques  Tuesday, August 9 at 6:30pm

Volunteer Management  Tuesday, August 16 at 6:30pm

Community Engagement  Tuesday, August 23 at 6:30pm

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 14, 2016 6:00 PM - July 14, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Tyler Park
July 16, 2016 10:00 AM - July 16, 2016 12:00 PM

Volunteer to help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Please dress for the weather and working outdoors. Register now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
July 19, 2016 09:00 AM - July 19, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 21, 2016 6:00 PM - July 21, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
July 26, 2016 09:00 AM - July 26, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 28, 2016 6:00 PM - July 28, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
August 02, 2016 09:00 AM - August 02, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Bring A Friend: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
August 04, 2016 6:00 PM - August 04, 2016 8:00 PM

Bring a friend to volunteer with you, or come on your own and make some new friends! Gloves, tools, and guidance provided by Olmsted Parks Conservancy. After the project, plan to join us for some FREE pizza and munchies while supplies last, courtesy of Mellow Mushroom. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
August 09, 2016 09:00 AM - August 09, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 11, 2016 6:00 PM - August 11, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
August 13, 2016 10:00 AM - August 13, 2016 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Sign-up now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
August 15, 2016 09:00 AM - August 15, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 18, 2016 6:00 PM - August 18, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
August 22, 2016 09:00 AM - August 22, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
August 25, 2016 6:00 PM - August 25, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
August 29, 2016 09:00 AM - August 29, 2016 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Register Now.

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Bring A Friend! Volunteer in Cherokee Park
September 01, 2016 6:00 PM - September 01, 2016 8:00 PM

Bring a friend to volunteer with you, or come on your own and make some new friends! Gloves, tools, and guidance provided by Olmsted Parks Conservancy. After the project, plan to join us for some FREE pizza and munchies while supplies last, courtesy of Mellow Mushroom. Register Now!

 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 08, 2016 6:00 PM - September 08, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
September 10, 2016 10:00 AM - September 10, 2016 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Sign-up now!

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 15, 2016 6:00 PM - September 15, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Volunteer Event: Tyler Park
September 17, 2016 10:00 AM - September 17, 2016 12:00 PM

Join us to help restore this neighborhood destination! Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Please dress for the weather and working outdoors. Register now! 

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 22, 2016 6:00 PM - September 22, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 29, 2016 6:00 PM - September 29, 2016 8:00 PM

Help protect our urban tree canopy! Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register Now!

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Louisville Beer Run in Iroquois Park
October 08, 2016 1:00 PM - October 08, 2016 6:00 PM

A not-so-traditional run in Iroquois Park with an amazing after-party. This run isn’t about who’s the fastest. This is simply about having fun. Every 3 quarters of a mile, you’ll be treated to a specialty beer sampling. Once you’ve made it through the 5k course, we’ll welcome you at the after-party with your choice of a 16oz beer. We’ll continue the party with live music, food, and plenty of fun all while benefiting Olmsted Parks!

That’s not all! Every participant receives a 16oz Louisville Beer Run glass and an authentic Lousiville Beer Run t-shirt included with a paid registration. Additional glasses and shirts are available for purchase.

October 8, 2016 Walkers will start at 1:00 PM with Runners beginning at, your choice of, 1:30 PM, 1:45 PM or 2:00 PM. Hang out for more fun ’til 6:00pm!

This event is restricted to individuals who are 21 years of age or older as of the day of the event.

Register now!

Sign- Up to Volunteer!  

 

 

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
October 08, 2016 10:00 AM - October 08, 2016 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Sign-up now!

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
November 12, 2016 10:00 AM - November 12, 2016 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Sign-up now!

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