Current Events and Notices
National Drug Take Back Day - Drug Disposal Oct. 27
St. Matthews Area Ministries Pulling Together Auction & Banquet November 9
The annual St. MAM “Pulling Together” Auction and Banquet, is Friday, November 9th, at The Olmsted located at 3701 Frankfort Avenue. Please join us in making “Pulling Together” 2018 the most successful ever! Partner with us by providing a sponsorship, items for the live or silent auctions or by joining us! We hope you find this longstanding cause worthy of your support and participation as we continue to meet the UNMET needs in St. Matthews and the Greater Louisville area. Please email Julie at email@example.com for more information.
Storytime Changes at St. Matthews Eline Library
Due to the expansion of the St. Matthews Eline Library and the renovation of City Hall, the regular Baby, Toddler and Preschool Storytimes have moved to the St. Matthews Community Center, 310 Ten Pen Lane, to provide more convenient and safer parking. For days and times of all the free Storytimes, check the St. Matthews Library website by clicking here.
St. Matthews Library Storytimes will continue throughout the branch closure at the St. Matthews Community Center, 310 Ten Pin Ln., 40207
Baby : Thursdays, 10:15
Toddler: Wednesdays, 10:15
Preschool: Wednesdays, 11:15
Due to schedule conflicts and holidays, there will be no storytime on the following dates:
October 3, 4, 31
November 1, 21,22
December 26, 27
January 2, 3, 2019
A Nutcracker Family Storytime with Louisville Ballet Nov 14
A Nutcracker Family Storytime with Louisville Ballet – Nov 14
The City of St. Matthews is partnering with the Louisville Free Public Library to present children of all ages and their families a special Nutcracker Family Storytime with the Louisville Ballet. The event features a Louisville Ballet dancer reading the classic holiday story The Nutcracker, followed by Nutcracker-inspired crafts and activities. One lucky family will receive 4 tickets to see the Louisville Ballet’s production of The Brown-Foreman Nutcracker.
The event will be held at the St. Matthews Community Center, 310 Ten Pin Lane, on Wednesday, November 14th and begins at 6:30 p.m. The event is Free to the public with a 150 person limited attendance. For more information telephone 502-574-1611 or lfpl.org.
LG&E Fridge & Freezer Recycling program Ending November 16, 2018
- The deadline to sign up for the Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program is November 16, 2018.
- Appointments are limited and offered on a first-come, first served basis. Act fast to participate!
Click here for details: LG&E Fridge & Freezer Recycling program
Stadium to replace Voll Field
Stadium to replace Voll Field
A proposal has been approved by the City of St. Matthews Council to allow Trinity High School Foundation, Inc. (THSF) and St. Matthews Little League to cooperatively build and maintain a modern high school baseball sports stadium at the St. Matthews Community Center Park. This project includes demolition, site work and construction of the project which will be the sole responsibility of THSF including construction management and obtaining any required permits and plan approvals.
The City of St. Matthews retains ownership of the stadium and reserved in its lease agreement to THSF the right to open the facility to City use, when not being occupied by Trinity High School or the St. Matthews Little League. The project will be completed in spring 2019.
St. Matthews Area Ministries - Thanksgiving Basket for Needy Families Nov 19
November 19, 2018: St. MAM will be collecting Thanksgiving Baskets for our needy families.
Please Bring the Food Baskets to: St. Matthews Area Ministries, 201 Biltmore Rd. (Beechwood Baptist Church)
Monday, Nov. 19th: 8:30am-4:30pm & Tuesday, Nov. 20th: 8:30am – 12pm ONLY
In a Re-Usable Bag:
· Stuffing Mix
· 5 lbs. Bag of Potatoes
· 2 lbs. Bag of Onions
· 2 Cans of Carrots
· 2 Cans of Cranberry Sauce
· 2 Cans of Yams
· Turkey Gravy
Also, consider making a donation of $25 to help cover the cost of turkeys & other perishable items. Contact Sarah Banks at 893-0205 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Checks can be made payable to St. MAM. Thank you!!
NOTE: Before December 14, 2018: Please consider making a $20 donation to help cover the cost of a ham to be provided to our families for Christmas.
Ongoing Volunteer Needs for Food Pantry, Administrative, Cleaning, Special Events. Contact Suzanne DeGregorio at 893-0205 or email@example.com.
St. Matthews Area Ministries - Adopt A Child Christmas Program ( Nov 1 - 21 )
November 1-21, 2018: Our St. MAM children are available for “adoption” through our annual Adopt A Child Christmas Program. Contact Sarah Banks at 893-0205 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Care Experts - Holiday Food Drive Nov 19 - Dec 7
Senior Care Experts – Holiday Food Drive
Senior Care Experts is Collecting Items & Donations To Help Area Seniors
Nov 19th—Dec 7th – Delivery starting Dec 10th
Drop off Location/Time
Senior Care Experts Offices
145 Thierman Lane 40207
8:00-5:00 Monday through Friday
Call 896-2316 or use this link for more details. Holiday Food Drive
New Program Offers 40% Rebate on Purchase of Shade Trees
TreesLouisville, in partnership with the Louisville Metro Division of Community Forestry, is currently running a Tree Rebate Program as an incentive for homeowners to plant more trees.
The Tree Rebate Program is open to all residents of Jefferson County. Participants can earn a rebate of 40 percent (up to $80) on the purchase of a shade tree. Rebates will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds run out. For full details, visit treeslouisville.org/rebate.
LG&E Crews Work Next 4 Months on Busy Streets in St. Matthews
LG&E will start to work on a 13kV re-conductor project in St. Matthews within the next few weeks. This involves replacing poles and installing larger conductors to provide increased capacity for the area. To avoid delays, residents will want to avoid the streets where the construction will take place.
Crews will be working for the next 3 to 4 months on the following busy streets: (1) Breckenridge Lane—from Shelbyville Road to Kresge Way; (2) Shelbyville Road—from Meridian Avenue to Frankfort Avenue; (3) Frankfort Avenue—from Bauer Avenue to Breckenridge Lane; and (4) Lexington Road—from Cornell Place to the intersection with Frankfort Avenue and Shelbyville Road. To view a map showing the impacted streets highlighted in green, click here.