Louisville’s Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Four Back School Events


Louisville, Ky., – Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer four back to school events in August, a variety of healthy cooking classes, five energy-saving workshops plus much more. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Back to School Events

Aug. 1, Back to School Distribution at Ujima Neighborhood Place DuValle Education Center side parking lot, 1 – 3 p.m. Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  Call 485-6710 for more informationHeld in conjunction with the “Village of Park DuValle Annual Neighborhood Appreciation Day”, school supplies will be distributed (while supplies last) and other helpful resources will be available.  Sponsored in part by Ujima Neighborhood Place and Louisville Metro Department of Community Services.

Aug. 1, Back to School Event at Meyzeek Middle School, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Located at 828 S.Jackson St.  Call 485-8299 for more information.  This Back to School event will provide school supplies on a first-come, first-served basis and offer parents the opportunity to interact with other community agencies.  All children must accompanied by an adult parent or guardian, and adults must have a student with them in order to receive supplies.  We are unable to provide supplies to children accompanied by their daycare provider.  Sponsored in part by 810 Barret Ave. Neighborhood Place and Louisville Metro Department of Community Services.

Back To School

Aug. 1, Back to School Fest at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Located at 1501 Rangeland Rd.  Call 962-3160 or 485-3889 for more information.  Free, grade-appropriate school supplies (while supplies last) and free lunches for kids served by JCPS Nutrition Services.   Community Resource Fair provided including diabetes and blood pressure checks, YMCA program, voter registration, library services and plus lots of music and fun.  Sports physicals offered for $20 (cash only) and dental screenings offered by Gordon Dental Associates.  Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sponsored in part by First Neighborhood Place and Louisville Metro Department of Community Services.

Aug. 6, Northwest Back to School Festival at Northwest Neighborhood Place, 2 – 4 p.m. Located at 4018 West Market St.  Call 485-7230 for more information.  Open to students from kindergarten through high school.  Free backpacks  loaded with essential school supplies for the coming year will be distributed while supplies last.  Educational and community vendors will be on-site including the Shawnee Clinic to help schedule health physicals for family participants, plus Kidz Zone will be available for all to enjoy.  Students must be accompanied by their parent or guardian.  Sponsored by Northwest Neighborhood Place, Louisville Metro Community Services, Kidz Club, JCPS FRYSCs, and Service for Peace.