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Fred's Facts

Cherokee Park, considered Olmsted’s most scenic work, focuses on the landscape experience of traversing from stream valley to ridgeline while Shawnee Park is fitted out for a variety of activities that bring people together, including a formal flower garden, a bandstand, and a great lawn for sporting events.

Events

Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
July 28, 2016 06:00 PM - July 28, 2016 08:00 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 06:00 PM - August 04, 2016 08:00 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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Barbecue & Hops benefiting Olmsted Parks Conservancy
August 05, 2016 05:00 PM - August 05, 2016 09:00 PM

Come out and enjoy “Barbecue & Hops” at Akasha Brewing Company and Feast BBQ during the First Friday Trolley Hop. Feet stomping music starts at 7pm featuring Plum Hokum. Proceeds benefit Olmsted Parks Conservancy.

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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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James Bruggers' Vengeance on Vines: Volunteer in Cherokee Park
August 11, 2016 06:00 PM - August 11, 2016 08:00 PM

 

Join Courier Journal’s James Bruggers and Olmsted Parks Conservancy as we go after invasive vines with a vengeance! Gloves, tools and guidance provided. Just dress for the 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 06:00 PM - August 18, 2016 08:00 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 06:00 PM - August 25, 2016 08:00 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 06:00 PM - September 01, 2016 08:00 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 06:00 PM - September 08, 2016 08:00 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 06:00 PM - September 15, 2016 08:00 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 06:00 PM - September 22, 2016 08:00 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 06:00 PM - September 29, 2016 08:00 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 01:00 PM - October 08, 2016 06:00 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.

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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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