Events | June 2019

View
Jun 01

FREE Walking Tour: Olmsted 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
Jun 01

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park

Come out to Bingham Park to help remove invasive plants, clean up litter and improve the natural beauty of this Clifton neighborhood asset. Please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Tools, gloves and refreshments will be provided. Hope to see you out there!

Bingham Park 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun 04

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park

Come out to Seneca Park to help restore this popular destination by removing invasive plants and planting 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  …

Seneca Park 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun 06

Shelby Park – Free Walking Tour

Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis and learn about the fascinating history of Shelby Park. Designed by the Olmsted Firm in 1907, this historic 16-acre neighborhood park was at one time one of the busiest and most popular parks in Louisville.

Shelby Park 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Jun 06

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 botlle and a positive attitude!  …

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun 08

Shelby Park – Free Walking Tour

Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s Certified Tour Guide Denise Davis and learn about the fascinating history of Shelby Park. Designed by the Olmsted Firm in 1907, this historic 16-acre neighborhood park was at one time one of the busiest and most popular parks in Louisville.

Shelby Park 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Jun 08

Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park

Come out to Iroquois Park to help restore this scenic reservation by removing invasive plants and cleaning up our urban park woodlands. Other projects might include weeding in landscaped areas, mulching or painting. Please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Tools, gloves and refreshments will be provided. Hope to see you out there!

Iroquois Park 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun 09

Bluegrass on the Beargrass, Sunday June 9

Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Natalie Bajandas and the Natalie in your Neighborhood Real Estate Team present Bluegrass on the Beargrass, a free family (and dog) friendly concert in Cherokee Park.   Music starts at 2:30 on Baringer Hill, where guests can enjoy music from GRAMMY-award winning Noam Pikelny of Punch Brothers with Stuart Duncan, and local  …

Cherokee Park 2:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jun 11

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park

Come out to Seneca Park to help restore this popular destination by removing invasive plants and planting 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  …

Seneca Park 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun 13

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 botlle and a positive attitude!  …

Cherokee Park 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun 15

Neighborhood Bike-In Shelby Park

FREE Community event! Hosted by Olmsted Parks Conservancy and produced by Ben Sollee & Hal Riedling, this year’s Neighbrohood Bike-In series includes five dates in five Olmsted neighborhood parks: June 15                       Shelby  Park July 20                        Bingham Park August 17                   Boone Square September 21            Victory Park October 19                 Tyler Park Plan to  …

Shelby Park 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jun 18

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park

Come out to Seneca Park to help restore this popular destination by removing invasive plants and planting 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  …

Seneca Park 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun 20

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 botlle and a positive attitude!  …

Cherokee Park 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun 22

Volunteer Event: Victory Park – Canceled

This event has been canceled due to weather. Join Olmsted Parks Conservancy and help restore this neighborhood park! Tasks may include painting, cleaning and organizing the Lodge, weeding and general beautification. Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and getting dirty!

Victory Park 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jun 25

Volunteer Event: Seneca Park

Come out to Seneca Park to help restore this popular destination by removing invasive plants and planting 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  …

Seneca Park 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun 27

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

Cherokee Park 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Conservancy

Become a member today
Join Today

Become a Volunteer

View volunteer opportunities
Get Involved

Mark a Life or Occasion

Make a tribute gift
Donate