week aheadGolf specials for July 4th in Metro Parks

For $25 families can play nine holes and rent a golf cart at any Metro Parks course on Independence Day. Metro Parks is hoping the special deal will get you and your children or friends hooked. Parks are open from dawn to dusk seven days a week.

“Our courses are in great shape, and we’re hoping for a lot of play from families this summer,” said Metro Parks and Recreation Director Seve Ghose in a news release. “This special leaves plenty of room to play nine holes and enjoy a family barbecue and even fireworks at night.”

Players are encouraged to call and reserve a tee time.

  • Bobby Nichols Golf Course, 4301 E. Pages Lane, 502/937-9051 (9 holes)
  • Charlie Vettiner Golf Course, 10207 Mary Dell Lane, 502/267-9958 (18 holes)
  • Cherokee Golf Course, 2501 Alexander Road, 502/458-9450 (9 holes)
  • Crescent Hill Golf Course, 3110 Brownsboro Road, 502/896-9193 (9 holes)
  • Iroquois Golf Course, 1501 Rundill Road, 502/363-9520 (18 holes)
  • Long Run Golf Course, 1605 Flat Rock Road, 502/245-9015 (18 holes)
  • Seneca Golf Course, 2300 Pee Wee Reese Blvd, 502/458-9298 (18 holes)
  • Shawnee Golf Course, 460 Northwestern Parkway, 502/776-9389 (18 holes)
  • Sun Valley Golf Course, 6505 Bethany Lane, 502/937-9228 (18 holes)

Yarmuth to hold health care town hall

As Senate sits on the health care bill that would repeal and replace the ACA, Congressman John Yarmuth will hold a health care town hall at Bellarmine’s Knights Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 9. RSVP to the event here Please note this date change.

Community conversation about peace

As part of the “I Am Ali” festival, Mayor Greg Fischer will be holding a community conversation about how to achieve peace in our neighborhoods at the Muhammad Ali Center on Thursday.

In the week following Ali’s death last year, there were zero homicides. Fischer and the people who gather at “Capturing Ali’s Spirit: Creating a City of Peace and Safety” will discuss how foster that spirit on a day-to-day basis in Louisville.

The event is at 6 p.m. RSVP online.

Planning Commission to meet

The Louisville Metro Planning Commission will meet on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Old Jail Auditorium. The public hearing will address the Irish Hill Neighborhood Plan and get an update from Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9). Several zoning issues will also be discussed.

This post has been updated July 5 11:47 a.m.