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  • GPD's Second Annual Chief's Ride Set for September 7

    The Greensboro Police Department is hosting its Second Annual Chief’s Ride, benefiting Special Olympics North Carolina, on Saturday, September 7 at Riding High Harley-Davidson, 3036 NC 68 S, High Point. Registration is from 11 am to 1 pm, with the...

  • Auditions for “Evening of Short Plays” Will be September 9-10

    The Drama Center will hold auditions for actors ages 16 and older for “Evening of Short Plays – Stage Fright” from 7-9  pm, Monday, September 9 and Tuesday, September 10, in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre at Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N....

  • City Announces Street Resurfacing Projects

    The City of Greensboro will be resurfacing the following streets from Monday, August 19 through Friday, August 23. Motorists can expect traffic delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes. Meadowood Street, from Wendover Avenue to Market...

  • Lane Closure on North O'Henry Boulevard

    Crews are currently repairing a broken six-inch water main located on North O’Henry Boulevard running parallel with US 29 North. Traffic on US 29 has been reduced to one lane and will remain reduced until repairs are complete. Approximately 20...

  • New Downtown Glass Recycling Drop-off Location Opens

    Glass bottles and jars are no longer accepted in the City of Greensboro’s residential recycling program. Residents who want to continue recycling glass may use six glass recycling drop-off locations, including a newly opened location at First...

  • Water Service Interruptions to begin August 18

    Beginning Sunday, August 18 some customers will experience water service interruptions due to the Horse Pen Creek Road Water Line Relocation project. Service interruptions will begin at 7 am and last until 3 pm. The areas impacted are listed below....

  • Lane Closure on Lake Brandt Road August 15

    Crews are currently repairing a water main located at the 5900 block of Lake Brandt Road near Trosper Road.  One southbound lane is closed and will reopen at 4 pm. Traffic will be flagged and motorists should expect delays. Motorists are...

  • Parks and Recreation Releases Annual Report

    The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department has released its 2018-2019 Annual Report. The report is an overview of the work the department has been doing in the last fiscal year. It includes updates on construction and renovation projects,...

  • Next City Council Meeting is August 20

    https://greensboro.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

  • Leonard Recreation Center Offers Art Classes for Kids and Adults

    Beginning in September, Leonard Recreation Center will offer Abrakadoodle art classes for kids and adults. The cost is $98-$130 per person. For full course descriptions and to register, visit the Abrakadoodle website.  Courses Twoosey...

  • Greensboro Department of Transportation Releases Annual Report

    The Greensboro Department of Transportation (GDOT) released its 2018-2019 Annual Report Monday, August 12. The report includes planning and construction details about transportation projects citywide, an overview of the Vision Zero Greensboro Action...

  • Youth Auditions for “The Princess and the Goblin” will be September 4-5

    The Drama Center will hold auditions for actors ages 7-15 for “The Princess and the Goblin” from 5-6:30 pm, Wednesday, September 4 and Thursday, September 5, in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre at Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St.  No...

  • New Glass Recycling Drop-off Location Opens

    Glass bottles and jars are no longer accepted in the City of Greensboro’s residential recycling program. Residents who want to continue recycling glass may use five glass recycling drop-off locations, including a newly opened location at Glenn...

  • August 29 Workshop Introduces Contractors to Future Contracting Projects

    Is your company interested in bidding on City of Greensboro projects? Would having access to a list of all upcoming projects planned from now until June 30, 2020 be useful to your company?   Such a list is being compiled and will be...

  • City Street Resurfacing Begins August 12

    The City is beginning a round of street resurfacing Monday morning, August 12, at the locations listed below. These jobs are expected to be complete by the end of the day Friday, August 16, weather permitting. • Baylor Street between Pisgah Church...

  • City and Cone Health Host Arts Program for Parkinson’s Patients

    The City of Greensboro, Cone Health, and community partners will offer Parkinson’s and the Arts (PARTS Program) beginning August 20. This free program allows individuals with Parkinson’s disease to use dance, art, music, drama and improv comedy as...

  • Councilperson Kennedy Hosts District 5 Community Conversation on August 12

    Greensboro City Council At-Large representative, Michelle Kennedy is hosting a “Community Conversation” from 5:30-7 pm, Monday, August 12 at the Elizabeth Pizza’s, 1218-G Bridford Parkway. This community conversation provides the opportunity for...

  • City Reports Untreated Sewage Discharge

    On August 6, the City of Greensboro had a discharge of approximately 1,800 gallons of untreated wastewater from the sanitary sewer main located at 2306 Bracyridge Rd. The discharge too place for about three hours and was due to a pipe failure of an...

  • Get Involved with Adopt-a-Stream

    The Water Resources Department runs an Adopt-a-Steam program you can get actively involved with. The City already has over 50 active organizations participating in its Adopt-a-Stream program, but there are many more sections of waterways that are in...

  • Free Kundalini Yoga Classes Tuesdays at Caldcleugh

    City Arts and Events is offering free Kundalini Yoga classes from 6:30-7:30 pm Tuesdays, August 13 to October 15, at Caldcleugh Multi-Cultural Art Center, 1700 Orchard St. No experience is necessary. To participate, register on site during the first...

  • Griffin Recreation Center Hosts 5th Anniversary Party

    Griffin Recreation Center will host a fifth anniversary party from 4-8 pm, Friday, August 16, at 5301 Hilltop Rd. All ages are welcome at this free event.  The recreation center staff will showcase the center’s programs, provide free ice cream...

  • Caldcleugh Hosts Bean Cooking Class August 20

    The Caldcleugh Organic Outreach Garden presents “What to Do With All These Beans,” a cooking class, from 6:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday, August 20, at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St. This class is free, with a suggested donation of...

  • City Web Page Offers Basic Info on US Census 2020

    To help residents find basic information about the upcoming US Census 2020, the City has published this Web page with facts and links from official federal and state census-related websites. Local news and events about the US Census 2020...

  • Greensboro Now Accepting Vendor Applications for Aggie FanFest

    Parks and Recreation’s Special Event Office is now accepting applications from vendors that want to participate the 2019 NC A&T Aggie FanFest. The deadline to submit an application is 5 pm, Friday, September 13. Download the vendor application...

  • Next City Council Meeting is August 5

    https://greensboro.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

  • Summer Night Lights August 2 Sportsplex Event Cancelled

    The City of Greensboro’s Summer Night Lights (SNL) event planned for Friday, August 2 at the Greensboro Sportsplex is canceled. The City is committed to offering high quality programs for local youth, so in lieu of the Sportsplex event, Parks and...

  • W. Market Street Lane Closures Set for July 31

    From 9 am to 5 pm Wednesday, July 31, west bound lanes of the 2700 block of W. Market Street between S. Avenue to N. Lindell Road will be closed due to sewer line maintenance. Signs and traffic cones will be in place and motorists are urged to use...

  • Multiple Lane Closures Due to Water Rehab Project Begin July 31

    From Wednesday, July 31, through Tuesday, August 31, the following areas will have occasional lane closures and delays from 8:30 am to 4 pm daily due to the City's Waterline Epoxy Rehabilitation Project: Yanceyville Street between Park Avenue...

  • Parks and Recreation Launches Girls Basketball Program

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation will offer a new basketball program for girls this fall. Registration begins August 1 for girls 8-16. Registration costs $50 per participant. Register online or in person at any community recreation center during...

  • Greensboro Transit Agency System-wide Route Modifications Begin August 5

    Greensboro Transit Agency (GTA) will make a series of route modifications to take affect Monday, August 5. To download the new route maps and schedules or to view a video outlining the changes, visit the GTA website. As a result of the...

  • Greensboro Accepting Parking Fines Paid in School Supplies in August

    The City of Greensboro is accepting new and unwrapped school supplies in lieu of parking ticket fines issued during the month of August. Donations must be made within 30 days of the infraction, not including handicap-parking violations. The City will...

  • Eugene Street Bridge Lane Closures Begin July 30

    Beginning at 9 am Tuesday, July 30, various lanes of the Eugene Street Bridge downtown over Spring Garden Street will be closed through Thursday, August 1, weather permitting. Two lanes of traffic will remain open in each direction during the job,...

  • Lane Closures as Part of North Buffalo Sewer Rehab Project Begin July 29

    Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 23, the following areas will have occasional lane closures from 9 am to 4 pm daily due to sewer rehabilitation work that is part of the North Buffalo Rehabilitation Project. The roads impacted will be: S....

  • Yanceyville Street Closed July 27

    Yanceyville Street, from Textile Drive to Cornwallis Drive, will be closed Saturday July 27 for paving. Drivers should avoid the area.

  • Grant to Help Tell Story of African American Architectural Heritage

    The City’s Planning Department has been awarded a $12,000 federal Historic Preservation Fund grant to document and survey historic Greensboro buildings designed and built by African Americans. The City’s project, which includes house-by-house...

  • Greensboro Cultural Center Hosts Open House August 2

    The Greensboro Cultural Center will hold an open house from 6-9 pm on Friday, August 2, at 200 N. Davie St. This is a free event for all ages. The Greensboro Cultural Center is a hub of the diverse arts and culture in our community. Explore the first...

  • Brown Center Hosts Community Enrichment Festival August 3

    Brown Recreation Center will host a Community Enrichment Festival from 2-5 pm, Saturday, August 3 at 302 E. Vandalia Rd. Admission is free. Join the Parks and Recreation staff for a day of fun, good food, health awareness and community resources...

  • Greensboro Trails Day is July 27

    Parks and Recreation and community partners will celebrate the 2019 Greensboro Trails Day from 8 am to 12 noon, Saturday, July 27, at Country Park. Admission is free. To participate in a guided hike, bike, trail run or the kids adventure course, sign...

  • Residents Invited to Take Survey About Housing in Greensboro

    When you go home every day, do you feel good about where you live and what type of dwelling you live in? If not, the City’s Neighborhood Development Department would like to hear from you. Take this online survey about housing in Greensboro to help...

  • City Posts its Current and Upcoming Board and Commission Vacancies

    As of the end of July, the City boards and commissions listed below now have a vacancy or will soon have one. If you are interested in applying to join one of these boards or commissions, learn more by visiting this Web page. Questions? Call the City...

  • Free Weatherization Program Taking Applications Every Week

    Hot enough for you outside? Hopefully, it’s cooler in your home and the cost isn’t breaking the bank. If you need help finding ways to reduce your cooling costs, check out this free weatherization program for income-eligible families and individuals....

  • Request for Proposals Sought for Sale/Development of 1004 John Dimrey Dr.

    The Neighborhood Development Department requests proposals (RFP) for the sale and development of a 24-unit apartment complex located at 1004 John Dimrey Dr. This RFP includes an option to apply for a low-interest housing rehabilitation loan up to...

  • Parks and Recreation Seeking Artist for Mural Project

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation has issued an open call for artists interested in designing and painting a mural wall at Country Park. The deadline to submit a proposal is 5 pm Thursday, August 1. For details on what information should be included in...

  • Start Smart Flag Football for Kids 3-5 Begins August 19

    Registration begins July 15 for Greensboro Parks and Recreation Start Smart flag football for kids 3-5. The cost is $30 per child for a six-week session. There are two sessions available: Mondays, 6-7 pm, at Griffin Recreation Center, 5301 Hilltop...

  • Next City Council Meeting is July 16

    https://greensboro.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

  • Multiple Lane Closures Begin July 15

    Beginning Monday, July 15, the following areas will have lane closures due to sewer rehabilitation from 9 am to 4 pm daily. Signs and traffic cones will be in place and motorists are urged to use alternate routes to avoid these areas. Dates and...

  • Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Documents Available for Public Review

    The City Department of Transportation staff, on behalf of the Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), has revised four documents to comply with federal Title XI regulatory requirements. Residents may now review and comment on...

  • July 25 Workshop Walks Businesses Through State HUB Certification Process

    Have you ever wondered how other small, local businesses hear about government contracts and then know how to bid on them and get the jobs? Do you want a chance at expanding your business’ job contacts and opportunities too? If your business is a...

  • Registration Opens for Challenger Flag Football and Cheerleading July 15

    Parks and Recreation’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Unit will begin accepting registrations for the Challenger League Flag Football and Cheerleading on Monday, July 15. The program is free and space is limited. Register online.  The...

  • Councilperson Kennedy Reschedules District 4 Community Conversation for July 16

    Greensboro City Council At-Large representative, Michelle Kennedy is hosting a “Community Conversation” from 11 am to 12:30 pm, Tuesday, July 16, at Jam’s Deli, 5707 W. Friendly Ave. This community conversation provides the opportunity for residents...