Neighborhood Place partners have organized three family-friendly events for Halloween as well as several valuable services and resources in October including a “Freedom from Smoking” series, an outreach by Medicare/Medicaid plan representatives, the next edition in the “Addiction 101” series and much more. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.
Beginning Oct. 3, Freedom from Smoking Classes at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place. Call 772-8588 to register or for more information. Join this weekly group on Wednesdays for seven weeks to get the guidance needed to be free from smoking. Support will be provided on stress management, creating a personal plan and avoiding weight gain. All classes are free. Sponsored by the Family Health Centers.
Oct 4 and 8, Sodexo Hiring Opportunities
Sodexo, a food-service agency, will provide on-the-spot interviews for positions with Jewish Hospital, Our Lady of Peace and University of Louisville Hospital. Bring your resume and be prepared for an interview if you are looking for employment that can lead to a full-time or part-time position.
Oct. 4, 10 and 18, Passport Health Care Community Engagement
Passport members are invited to join with representatives from Passport Health Care for one-on-one consultations to discuss plan benefits and options. This is a great opportunity as Passport aims to raise awareness and educate the community about the Passport Health Plan mission. Passport members will receive a $10 retail gift card for attending.
Mondays and Thursdays, YMCA’s “Caring and Learning with Me” at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd., side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Call Keyonna Humphrey at 974-8457 for more information and to register. This free program provides a wonderful learning environment for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregivers focusing on play and exploration. The adult caregiver is required to attend with the child/ren and you may also bring other children ages (0-2). Sponsored by the YMCA with support from First Neighborhood Place.
Oct 9, Foster Parent Recruitment Meeting at First Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd., side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Call 595-5437 (KIDS) for more information. Detailed information will be provided on the requirements and process of how to become a foster or adoptive parent. Information such as an explanation of foster care, special needs adoption, and information on foster parent training classes will be provided. Sponsored by Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.
Oct. 9, Healthy Living Club at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1 – 2 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place, Call 363-1483 for more information. Classes are open to anyone interested in gaining more knowledge to live a better and more fulfilling life. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss healthy living and to get the support you need to eat better, get active, and lose weight. This month a representative from the Fairdale Branch Library will be on hand to highlight various experiences the library has to offer.
Oct. 10, “Addiction 101: Family Focused – A Path to Healing” at St. Ann’s Center, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Located at 1515 Alonquin Pkwy. Call Nannette Dix at 634-6057 for more information. Part of the “Addiction 101” series, this day-long forum will explore the effect that drug and alcohol abuse and addictions have on families. This event is designed to help loved ones understand the behaviors of their family member dealing with addiction in a way that allows them to support the individual in recovery and learn about their own need for change. The event is free and open to the public and will feature an opening by Mayor Fischer.
Oct. 11 – Nov. 15, Living Well Workshop at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place. Call 772-8588 to register. If you or someone you know has diabetes, high blood pressure, pain, asthma, arthritis, depression or other ongoing health problems, this program offers free support and manage your health. Earn an 8-week YMCA membership just for attending. Sponsored by Family Health Centers and the YMCA.
Oct 11, 23 and 24, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower
For more information, contact Mendy Mason at 341-5400. A Healthy Journey for Two is an educational baby shower open to any expectant mothers. The class will include a range of information and resources, as well as free baby items, gift cards, prizes, and snacks. Hosted by Seven Counties and KIDSNow. Fathers are welcome but must be registered.
Oct. 16 and 30, Passport Health Plan Informational Sessions at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 12 – 1:30 p.m. or 2 – 3:30 p.m. both days (4 sessions total)
Located at 3410 Lees Ln. Call Leesa Mitchell at 502-212-6677 to RSVP or for more information. These informational sessions will introduce changes to Passport Health Plan’s 2019 Medicaid coverage and provide current information on the roll-out of Kentucky HEALTH.
Oct. 18, Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 12 – 2 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. Louisville Metro Health and Wellness health educators will provide free blood pressure screenings and health information.
Oct. 18, Low-cost internet outreach and sign-up event at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3 – 5 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. Louisville Metro’s Digital Inclusion team will be on hand to share information about low-cost internet plans in our community and to help sign-up qualifying households.
Oct. 22, Diabetes Education Classes at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place. Call 502-772-8588 to sign up. This information session is provided monthly to assist in learning the latest information on managing diabetes including healthy eating, developing an active lifestyle, taking medications and reducing health risks. Sponsored by Family Health Centers.
Oct. 25, Medicare/Medicaid Community Special Needs and Advantage Plans at Charmoli Neighborhood Place, 9 – 10 a.m.
Located at 200 Juneau Drive, Ste 200. Call 574-6638 for more information. Licensed Sales Agent for Medicare/Medicaid Community Special Needs and Advantage Plans will be available to provide resources and answer questions in our lobby. Contact info for representative present at the event is Mary Catlett, 850-624-9040 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct 25, Foster Parent Recruitment Meeting at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 4018 West Market Street; on the Market Street side of the Academy at Shawnee. Call 595-5437 (KIDS) for more information. Detailed information will be provided on the requirements and process of how to become a foster or adoptive parent. Information such as an explanation of foster care, special needs adoption, and information on foster parent training classes will be provided. Sponsored by Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.
Oct. 25, Trunk or Treat located at the DuValle Education Center, 5:30 -7 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 313-4635 for more information. This annual Halloween event provides a safe and fun environment for the entire family with trick or treating in a line-up of vehicles with trunks full of goodies for children up to 12 years old. Family-friendly costumes and trunk decorations are encouraged.
Oct. 29, Medicare Hub/United HealthCare at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 2 – 3 p.m.
Located at 3410 Lees Ln. Call 485-6810 for more information. Representatives for Medicare Hub and United HealthCare will be available to provide resources and answer questions about Medicare enrollment for 2019. Note that Medicare is for seniors 65+ and permanently disabled persons only.
Oct. 29, Trunk or Treat Halloween Health and Safety Fair at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 1000 Neighborhood Place. Call 363-1483 for more information. Join the Second Annual Trunk or Treat and Health Fair guaranteed to surprise and delight kids of all ages. Free health related items, candy, movies, treats and games. Dress in your favorite costume and join the fun.
Oct. 31, Monsters, Inc. Movie Night at New Birth Church, starts at 6 p.m.
Located at 3301 Linda Ln. Call 775-5388 for more information. Cane Run Neighborhood Place’s Community Council is teaming up with New Birth Church for a night of food, fun, information, and Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. on a giant inflatable screen. All activities are free. Feel free to wear a costume. In event of rain or cold, all activities will move indoors.