Metro Parks News

New! Book Club for History Lovers
Location: Douglass Community Center
Date: Jan. 2, 2013
Time: 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Details: For ages 50 and over.
For more information: Call (502) 456-8120

Free Diabetes Self-Management Classes
Location: Douglass Community Center
Date: Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29 (A Four Week Program)
Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Details: Taught by Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness Certified Diabetes Educators.
For more information: Call (502) 456 -8148 to Sign Up or the Metro Health Dept. at (502) 574-6663

Men’s Basketball League Registration
Date:
Now through Jan. 8 (League begins January 7th)
Location: Cyril Allgeier Community Center
Registration: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/MetroParks/recreation/athletics/Registration.htm
For more information: (502) 456-8117

Senior Archery
Location: Douglass Community Center
Date: Jan. 10, 17, 24 & Feb. 7, 14, 21
Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Details: Free!
For more information: Call (502) 456-8120

Indoor Walking track
Location: South Louisville Community Center
Date: TuesdayThursday (8:30am- 12pm), Friday (9-12pm)
For more information: 502/574-3206

Healthways SilverSneakers® fitness classes
Details: SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is available – at no cost – through many Medicare health plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans. Metro Parks offers SilverSneaker fitness classes at seven different locations.
For more information:  http://www.louisvilleky.gov/MetroParks/communitycenters/silversneakers.htm

Arthritis Exercise & Education Class
Location: Flaget Senior Center
Date: Mondays, Wednesdays (Ongoing)
Time: 10 am – 11 am
For more information: (502) 574-2831

4H Club meeting
Location: Shelby Park Community Center
Date: Jan 15 & 22
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Details: Youth 6 and up will learn about setting fitness goals for the new year,  healthy eating and make pizzas.
For more information: 502/574-1780

Arts & Crafts
Location: Baxter Community Center
Date: Daily
Time: 6-7 pm
For more information: (502) 574-2670

Coaches Needed for New Youth Baseball/Softball League
Details: Metro Parks is looking for ENERGETIC, KNOWLEDGEABLE, AND RESPONSIBLE coaches for NEW Youth Baseball/Softball Training League!! Training Facilities and Games will be at Wyandotte Park (1104 Beecher Street)
·       T-Ball Ages 5-6
·       Ages 7-8
·       Ages 9-10
·       Girls 10 and under
·       Girls 14 and under
If interested contact: Steve Edwards at (502) 744-0498/456-8173 or email steve.edwards@louisvilleky.gov

The Historical Ball
Location: Locust Grove
Date: Jan. 25
Time: 7 – 10 p.m.
Details: Celebrate winter with a dance for all ages! Dress in period clothes from the era of your choice – ancient Rome, Elizabethan, Revolutionary or Civil War, Regency, “Downton Abbey”, or swing era. To help you with some of the dances there will be a free dance practice offered on the day of the ball at Locust Grove. The Historical Ball will feature live music, with dances called by Tom and Toni Tumbusch from Cincinnati. His Lordship’s Beef of Madison, IN, will provide wine and ale for purchase. Light refreshments are included in the ticket price. Cost is $25 per person; $20 for Friends of Locust Grove and for children 14 years of age and under (must be accompanied by an adult).
For more information and to make reservations, please call Locust Grove at 502-897-9845. Reservations are required.

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