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Historic Preservation Building

This month in conjunction with the Historic Preservation Commission, we are featuring:

Fabrizio House
557 Jefferson Avenue

Mike and Joe Fabrizio and John Kokenka built the wood and stone bungalow circa 1954. The property was purchased in 1966 by Josephine Milano, from an old Louisville family.

For more information about Louisville’s Historic Preservation Program contact Felicity Selvoski, 303-335-4594,

Winterskate is Open!
Boasting over 6,500 square feet of ice, WinterSkate is the largest outdoor ice skating rink in the county! Looking forward to freezing on the ice with the kiddos!

Open daily through Presidents’ Day.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday:
2 pm – 7 pm
12 pm – 10 pm
10 am – 10 pm
10 am – 8 pm

Please visit website for holiday hours and more information.

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Happy New Year Everyone!

We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! Here’s a peek at some of the goings on downtown and around Louisville for the month of January.

Louisville Cultural Council Events

January 15th is the Louisville Cultural Council Art Grant Deadline
Artists and organizations may apply for up to $1,500 in funding to support arts projects in Louisville in the coming year. Application available at

ZooperHeroes: The Denver Zoo comes to Louisville
801 Grant St.
January 20
2:30 pm

The Louisville Cultural Council will bring the Denver Zoo to visit the Louisville Center for the Arts with a 45-minute FREE program for all ages, preschool-adult. No tickets or advance registration. Doors open at 2:30 pm. Learn more.

Ragged Union (Bluegrass Concert)
801 Grant St.
January 26
7:30 pm

The Louisville Cultural Council presents an evening of live bluegrass at the Louisville Center for the Arts. Tickets $15, available at the door and in advance at

Calling all Shutterbugs!

January 18th is the Life in Louisville Photography Contest Deadline
The City of Louisville sponsors this annual competition for student, amateur and professional photographers alike to show off their skills, while helping the City collect vibrant, slice-of-life images that capture the essence of “Life in Louisville.” All photos must be original and must have been taken between Janury 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018. The entry deadline is 5:00 pm Friday, January 18, 2019. Application and more info at

Life in Louisville Photography Contest Photos on Display at Louisville Rec Center
900 Via Appia Way
January 26 – Febuary 8

Visit the Louisville Rec Center to see the finalists from this year’s Life in Louisville Photography Contest and to vote on the People’s Choice Award Winner.

CenterStage Theatre

Auditions for Little Women, the Musical
901 Front St.
January 11 – 12

Attention young actors! CenterStage Theatre is looking for actors/singers for Little Women, the Musical. Auditions are open for ages 14-21. Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women has been praised by critics for its ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this touching musical. Auditions are by appointment only. Please sign up here:

If cast, tuition and costume fees apply. Scholarships based on financial need are available thanks to a grant from the Kerr Foundation.

In the Trenches: a Parenting Musical – Staged Reading
CenterStage Black Box Theatre
901 Front St.
January 11 – 13

CenterStage Theatre Company and 19K Productions, LLC are pleased to announce a staged reading of In The Trenches, a new musical comedy about the hilarious, touching, and messy moments involved in parenting young children. The show features a series of musical vignettes that follows a family and their friends through their journey to understanding post-baby life. This show contains adult humor and language and is recommended for mature audiences (roughly 16+). Tickets $19-$25. For more information visit

Setting Intention with Yoga and Nidra

Yoga Junction
927 Main St
January 19th
1:00 – 3:30 pm
$30 Investment

Looking to set your soul’s deepest intentions for the year? The best time to set intentions is during a state of deep meditation, while your awareness is centered. This workshop will include guided intuitive movement, allowing your innermost essential desires to rise to the surface, and then followed by a profoundly relaxing Yoga Nidra meditation where you will lock your intentions deep within recesses of your mind. Learn how Yoga Nidra can help you let go of pre-programed thoughts, conditioning, and remove obstacles to awaken your greatest potential. Together we will explore more expanded states within the body and mind to heal and rejuvenate from deep within.

20% off One Item in January

Old Friends
706 Front St.

Did you see something perfect for yourself or a friend while doing your holiday shopping but didn’t buy it? Not to worry, pop in to Old Friends in January and use the coupon above to receive 20% off One Item. (Copy coupon from this email and present at time of purchase).

January Clearance Sale

The Singing Cook
728 Main St.

Happy New Year! Thank you all for a wonderful 2018 and holiday season! A new year means making way for new inventory, so take advantage of the January Clearance Sale at The Singing Cook. Receive up to 50% off sale and clearance items.

Farewell to By Chance

By Chance
920 Main St.

The DBA and all of downtown would like to wish By Chance Shoppe, and owners Cathy and Nancy, a fond farewell. They will be closing their doors on January 4th after many years in downtown Louisville. Be sure to stop in and say hello before they head out for new adventures. Good luck ladies, we will miss you!

Louisville Public Library Offerings

Be sure to check the library website for ALL scheduled programs

Birds of Prey
January 8
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Library Meeting Room

Learn how to recognize birds of prey, or raptors – hawks, eagles, falcons, and owls – in the winter skies above Boulder County. During this slide presentation, you’ll observe and learn how to distinguish between different raptors by identifying common field marks. You will also learn about the habitat requirements, behavior, and ecology of these magnificent birds.

Money Matters: Budgeting and Saving
January 9
6:00 – 7:00 am
Library 2nd Floor Board Room

Creating a spending plan and having emergency savings are the foundational elements of financial stability. Whether you are just getting started or need some fresh ideas and tricks this class will encourage and empower you to succeed at saving and budgeting. Money Matters features a different topic each month.

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