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Councilman James Announces The Annual California Day Celebration

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The California Neighborhood is ready to come together with pride and unity as one of Louisville’s oldest communities when Councilman David James (D-6) hosts the Annual California Day Celebration on Saturday, August 25th.

“The people of the California Neighborhood take one day in August to show everyone what makes it a great neighborhood in Metro Louisville. It’s a spirit of togetherness pride and unity in the community,” says James. “So on this day there will be time for the community to enjoy that with local community vendors, fun for children of all ages, music, entertainment and food in the natural beauty of California Park.”

The 2018 California Day Celebration will be held from 12:00pm until 10:00pm. There will be fun activities for the kids and families with a bouncy house, tug-of-war and kick ball.

Free food will be served from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Local Food Trucks will be available, with separate business rates, for those who want something more.

As for music, DJ and the LFW Band from Nashville, Tennessee will be providing music and fun throughout the day.

There will be information vendors on hand from the Chestnut Street YMCA, Passport, Wheatley elementary PTA and Neighborhood Place. The Louisville Department of Public Health and Wellness will be providing Hepatitis A vaccines as well.

“As the summer winds down, the California Neighborhood is ready to come together, kick back and relax and enjoy an old fashioned neighborhood get together.”

All events are free and open to the public.

California Park is located at 1104 South 16th Street

If you would like more information about California Day, contact Councilman James’ office at 574-1106.

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