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Summer Sights and Sounds for the Whole Family

Summer is here! Literally. It started today! Children love summer; school is out, three months with no homework, unlimited opportunities for fun. Parents, however, are aware that the opportunities for fun can be quite limited. So it is alway refreshing to hear about new events, especially free ones.

Iriquois Park is a wealth of outdoor fun for all ages. Iriquois Park is a 739 acre park situated on the south side of Louisville. Entering the park you immediately forget you are in the city as you step into forested hikes and canopy roads. The park features hilltop scenic views of the city and surrounds. Activities in the park include hiking, biking, running, golf, disc golf, basketball courts, fishing, grill/picnis areas, horse riding trails and much more.

The park includes the state-of-the-art outdoor Iroquois Amphitheater which seats 2,348 people.  The facility was fully renovated in 2003 leaving the theater updated with modern theater technology yet keeping many of its historic features. 

This Saturday they host Louisville Philharmonia where Daniel Spurlock will conduct a full orchestra playing pop music including movies, musicals, and marches. Doors open at 6:30pm shows stars at 7:30pm. Donations welcome.

Throughtout the Summer The Amphitheater also hosts free movie nights for families. Movies include "School of Rock", "Sing", "The Jungle Book" and many more. Doors open at 7:30pm, the show starts at 8:30pm.

If you have your eye on houses for sale Louisville and are looking to move into the Iriquois park area, Family Realty just listed a home there this week. 4625 S 6th St is located in the Southern Parkway area. This 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home is charming and spacious and just listed for $175,000.

The large front porch, with newer cut glass wood front door, welcomes you into two large front rooms with tall ceilings, beautiful woodwork, and hardwood flooring. The first floor includes a living room complete with fire place, a formal dining area leading into an eat-in kitchen, the master bedroom, a second bedroom, a full bath and laundry.

The spacious second floor includes a large bedroom with walk-in closet, another bedroom with an attached room which could be a walk-in closet, nursery or office, a bonus room and a full bath.

The large backyard features an in-ground pool, which can be viewed from the covered back porch. The front porch is also be perfect for evening and weekend relaxation. Please contact Scott Boehnlein of Family Realty.

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