Metro Parks February

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Valentine Hikes at Jefferson Memorial Forest

Romantic Valentine evenings await on February 14 and 15 at Jefferson Memorial Forest. For only $30, couples will be treated to a romantic candle-lit hike that ends with a view of Louisville’s lights from the scenic Manor House, where couples will enjoy hot beverages, rich desserts, and the cozy warmth of a hearth.

Little Globetrotters (Basics of Basketball for Preschoolers)
Location: Douglass Community Center
Date: Wednesdays (Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26)
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Event is $30 per child for the session.
For more information: 502/456-8120

Senior Archery
Location: Douglass Community Center
Date: Fridays (Feb. 7, 14, & 21)
Time: 10 – 11 am
Details: This event is for adults 50 & over. Free!

Dollhouses on Display
Location: Locust Grove
Date: Feb. 8 & 15
Visitors’ Center Audubon Room
The Louisville Miniature Club will display dollhouses and other miniature worlds during February. Stop by the Visitors’ Center during regular operating hours to marvel at the intricacy and skill evident in these charming miniature scenes.No fee, donations accepted.
For more information:  502/897-9845

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

 FOX (Families Outside X-ploring)
Location: Jefferson Memorial Forest
Date: Feb 15
Time: 9 am to 11:30 am
WINTER in Jefferson Memorial Forest
Get your Family Outside X-ploring a different Metro Park each season. Throughout the year, a Naturalist will guide your family on an exploration in forests, fields, lakes and ponds, and along the Ohio River. Hike, search for tracks, build forts, catch pond critters, get muddy, play in leaves, and take a break from technology. This is a great opportunity to experience nature with your children.
Bring water bottles and a snack, and dress for the weather. We will be outside the whole time. Warning: You will get dirt on your shirt! Meet at the Horine Environmental Education Center.
Pre-registration required. Fee: $8/Family
For more information: 502/368-5404

Chamber Music Series
Location: Locust Grove
Date: Feb. 9
Time: 5 pm
War of 1812 era music by the Locust Grove Chamber Musicians in the Great Parlor of Locust Grove. Individual tickets $20. Please rsvp to 502-897-9845
For more information:  502/897-9845

Senior Valentine’s Party
Location: Flaget Senior Center
Date: Feb. 11
Time: 11 am
For more information: 502/574-2646

Hip Hop Dance workshop
Location: Shelby Park Community Center
Date: Feb. 12
Time: 5:30-6:30 pm
Join Marcellus Love at Shelby Park Community Center for an exciting professional Hip Hop/Dance workshop.  YOUTH (6-17). FREE.
For more information: Contact Jordan Walker at 502/574-1780.

Body Bar Aerobics
Location: South Louisville Community Center
Date: Tuesdays
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
For more information: 502/574-3206

A Book Club for History Lovers
Location: Douglass Community Center
Date: Thursdays
Time: 11:45 am – 1 pm
Details: This event is for adults 50 & over.
For more information:  502/456-8120

Senior Body Shape Class
Location: South Louisville Community Center
Date: Tuesdays, Fridays
Time: 10-11am
Details: $10/month
For more information: 502/574-3206

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

Spring Used Book Sale
Location: Locust Grove
Date: Feb. 28 (10 am – 7:30 pm) & Saturday, Mar. 1 & Sunday, Mar. 2 (10am -4:30 pm)
Thursday, February 27 -Special Preview 5:00-7:30 for members only. 12,000+ used, antiquarian, and new books in all categories all neatly sorted, ie history, biography, mysteries, reference, travel, gardening, cook books, childrens, science fiction, Kentucky, and much, much more! Prices begin at $1 for paperbacks and $2 for most hardcover books, with a selection of illustrated books, rare books, and sets, priced individually. All books are in good condition. Because of the volume, books will continually put out during the sale.
For more information:  502/897-9845

Metro ASA Men’s Softball Classic
Date: Begins April 11-13
Details: $150/team
For more information: 502/456-8117



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