Events | May 2019

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May 07

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park

Come help restore this popular destination by removing invasive plants and planting native species in our urban park woodlands. Other projects might include weeding in landscaped areas, mulching or painting. When projects arise in other Olmsted Parks, this group could relocate together if volunteers agree. Please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Tools, gloves  …

Seneca Park 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
May 09

FREE Walking Tour: Olmsted History & Design

Tour Description: Learn how Frederick Law Olmsted and his firm came to design so many parks in Louisville, and why our Olmsted Parks are so significant. Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis for a walk in Cherokee Park featuring several well-known sites, including the drive along Alexander Road, the golf course, Baringer Pavilion  …

Willow Park 9:30 am – 11:00 am
May 09

Volunteer Event: Cherokee – CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather.  Our urban woodlands need your help thinning exotic species to make space for native plants, increased biodiversity and improved animal habitat. Tools, gloves and guidance are provided. Please bring a reusable water bottle, and dress for the weather and working outdoors- no shorts or sandals. Individuals,  …

Cherokee Park 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May 11

FREE Walking Tour: Olmsted History & Desgin

Tour Description: Learn how Frederick Law Olmsted and his firm came to design so many parks in Louisville, and why our Olmsted Parks are so significant. Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis for a walk in Cherokee Park featuring several well-known sites, including the drive along Alexander Road, the golf course, Baringer Pavilion  …

Willow Park 9:30 am – 11:00 am
May 11

Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park

Come out to help restore this scenic urban park! Tasks may include removal of invasive plants in woodland areas, weeding and mulching landscape areas, or painting park features. Dress for the weather and working outdoors- no shorts or sandals please. Tools, gloves and refreshments will be provided. Register now!

Iroquois Park 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
May 14

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park

Come help restore this popular destination by removing invasive plants and planting native species in our urban park woodlands. Other projects might include weeding in landscaped areas, mulching or painting. When projects arise in other Olmsted Parks, this group could relocate together if volunteers agree. Please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Tools, gloves  …

Seneca Park 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
May 16

FREE Walking Tour: Olmsted’s Vision for Cherokee Park

Tour Description: Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis for a focused look at one of the most beloved areas of Cherokee Park, Bonnycastle Hill. Learn about Frederick Law Olmsted’s intentions regarding the experience of Cherokee Park, and how Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s work enhances our ability to receive the gifts Mr. Olmsted longed to  …

Cherokee Park 9:30 am – 11:00 am
May 16

Volunteer Event: Cherokee Park

Our urban woodlands need your help thinning exotic species to make space for native plants, increased biodiversity and improved animal habitat. Tools, gloves and guidance are provided. Please bring a reusable water bottle, and dress for the weather and working outdoors- no shorts or sandals. Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Register now!

Cherokee Park 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May 18

FREE Walking Tour: Olmsted’s Vision for Cherokee Park

Tour Description: Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis for a focused look at one of the most beloved areas of Cherokee Park, Bonnycastle Hill. Learn about Frederick Law Olmsted’s intentions regarding the experience of Cherokee Park, and how Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s work enhances our ability to receive the gifts Mr. Olmsted longed to  …

Cherokee Park 9:30 am – 11:00 am
May 21

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park

Come help restore this popular destination by removing invasive plants and planting native species in our urban park woodlands. Other projects might include weeding in landscaped areas, mulching or painting. When projects arise in other Olmsted Parks, this group could relocate together if volunteers agree. Please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Tools, gloves  …

Seneca Park 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
May 22

Volunteer Event: Cherokee Park

Come out to Cherokee Park for an evening of invasive plant removal. Our urban woodlands need your help thinning exotic species to make space for native plants, increased biodiversity and improved animal habitat. Tools, gloves and guidance are provided. Please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Bring a water bottle and a positive attitude!  …

Cherokee Park 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May 23

FREE Walking Tour: Community Influence on Cherokee Park

Tour Description: While we deeply treasure Frederick Law Olmsted’s vision and design for Cherokee Park, our beloved place would not be the same without generous contributions of money and time from community members through the decades. Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis on an exploration along the lower section of Loop Road, and  …

Cherokee Park 9:30 am – 11:00 am
May 23

Volunteer Event: Cherokee Park

Our urban woodlands need your help thinning exotic species to make space for native plants, increased biodiversity and improved animal habitat. Tools, gloves and guidance are provided. Please bring a reusable water bottle, and dress for the weather and working outdoors- no shorts or sandals. Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Register now!

Cherokee Park 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May 25

FREE Walking Tour: Community Influence on Cherokee Park

Tour Description: While we deeply treasure Frederick Law Olmsted’s vision and design for Cherokee Park, our beloved place would not be the same without generous contributions of money and time from community members through the decades. Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis on an exploration along the lower section of Loop Road, and  …

Cherokee Park 9:30 am – 11:00 am
May 28

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park

Come help restore this popular destination by removing invasive plants and planting native species in our urban park woodlands. Other projects might include weeding in landscaped areas, mulching or painting. When projects arise in other Olmsted Parks, this group could relocate together if volunteers agree. Please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Tools, gloves  …

Seneca Park 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
May 30

FREE Walking Tour: Olmsted Parks and the Environment

Tour Description: Most people know that Frederick Law Olmsted designed beautiful parks; fewer know that he was an early voice speaking up for environmental issues. Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis and learn about environmental changes and challenges in our parks. Visit Big Rock, the most complex natural area of Cherokee Park, and  …

Cherokee Park 9:30 am – 11:00 am
May 30

Volunteer Event: Cherokee Park

Our urban woodlands need your help thinning exotic species to make space for native plants, increased biodiversity and improved animal habitat. Tools, gloves and guidance are provided. Please bring a reusable water bottle, and dress for the weather and working outdoors- no shorts or sandals. Individuals, friends and groups welcome! Register now!

Cherokee Park 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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