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  • Keeley Park Phase II Groundbreaking will be December 18

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation will hold a groundbreaking celebration for Phase II of Keeley Park from 10-11 am, Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 4110 Keeley Rd., McLeansville. Residents are invited to see renderings of the park improvements, which will...

  • City Councilmember Outling Hosts December 13 “Java with Justin”

    Greensboro City Council District 3 representative, Justin Outling, is hosting a “Java with Justin” meeting at 8:30 am, Friday, December 13 at Dolce Aroma, 233 N. Elm St. The community meeting provides an opportunity for all Greensboro residents to...

  • Fairview Street Closed December 4

    Fairview Street, from Water Street to Ninth Street, will be closed 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday, December 4, for utility work. Drivers should find an alternate route. 

  • Lake Townsend Hosts Winter Waterfowl Pontoon Rides December through April

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation will offer winter waterfowl scouting pontoon boat rides at 3 pm December 15; January 5 and 19, February 2 and 16; March 15; and April 1 at Lake Townsend, 6332 Lake Townsend Rd., Browns Summit. Cost is $7 per person....

  • Smith Active Adult Center Receives State Certification

    The Mabel D. Smith Active Adult Center received its five year re-certification as a “Center of Excellence” by the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services.  Centers of Excellence provide exemplary services and opportunities to their...

  • Youth Auditions for “Short Tales for Children” Scheduled for December 13-14

    The Drama Center Children’s Theatre will hold auditions for “Short Tales for Children” from 6-7 pm, Friday, December 13, at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 N. Orchard St., and from 1:30-3 pm, Saturday, December 14, in the Stephen D....

  • Next City Council Meeting is December 3

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

  • City Posts Current and Upcoming Board and Commission Vacancies

    As of the end of November, 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...

  • “No Need to Speed” Traffic Enforcement Initiative

    The Greensboro Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit will be conducting a joint initiative, “No Need to Speed”, beginning Wednesday November 27 and concluding on Sunday December 1. The GPD Traffic Safety Unit will be spearheading this initiative,...

  • History Museum’s Democracy Initiative Launches with Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

    The Greensboro History Museum is launching Project Democracy 20/20, a major initiative exploring the history of American democracy and its best tool, the vote. The initiative’s centerpiece, the Smithsonian traveling exhibition American Democracy: A...

  • Greensboro’s Municipal Equality Index Highest in North Carolina

    The City of Greensboro scored a 79 out of 100 possible points in the latest listing of the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI). The score ranks Greensboro first among all cities in North Carolina for the fifth consecutive year. The...

  • City of Greensboro Wins National 2019 Digital Cities Survey Award

    The City of Greensboro was named one of the top-ranked digital city governments by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) in its annual Digital Cities Survey. Greensboro tied for 10th place with the City of Riverside, CA for cities with a population...

  • GM 911’s Melanie Neal Selected to NC 911 Board

    The North Carolina chapter of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) announced the nomination of Melanie Neal, executive director of Guilford Metro 911, as the NC APCO representative to the North Carolina 911 Board. “Our...

  • City Residents Approve Participatory Budgeting Projects

    City residents voted to fully fund 16 projects and programs and partially fund four more during Greensboro Participatory Budgeting (PB) Cycle 3, which ended October 31.  The winning projects include a new bus stop, youth job skills training, a...

  • Elm Street Closed November 23

    Elm Street between Washington Street and McGee Street will be closed from 7 am to 5 pm, Saturday, November 23, to allow a crane to be set up. Drivers should avoid the area.

  • Parks and Recreation Publishes “Discover Greensboro” Magazine

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation has published its new magazine, “Discover Greensboro,” the department’s guide to programs, activities, special events, and facilities. The Winter-Spring 2020 issue, which covers January through May, is available online...

  • Library Presents Aged to Perfection: Choosing a Caregiver

    Greensboro Public Library’s Aged to Perfection Series continues with Choosing a Caregiver at 10 am, Thursday, November 21 at Central Library, 219 N. Church St. Aged to Perfection is a series focused on the health and well-being of our growing...

  • Multiple Lane Closures in Downtown Area Begin November 18

    Beginning Monday, November 18, and continuing through Friday, December 6, the following areas will have occasional lane closures due to sewer rehabilitation work. These closures are part of the North Buffalo Rehabilitation Project. Day Lane Closures...

  • Streets Closed November 16 and 20

    The following streets will be closed in the coming week: Elm Street between Washington Street and McGee Street, from 7 am to 5 pm, Saturday, November 16 for a crane to be set up. Country Club Drive between Carlisle Road north and Carlisle...

  • Next City Council Meeting is November 19

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

  • Court Ruling Allows Julian Price House to be Used as Tourist Home

    On Thursday, November 14, Superior Court Judge Eric Morgan ruled that the Greensboro Zoning Commission should issue a Special Use Permit to the owners of the historic Julian Price House, 301 Fisher Park Circle, to operate the house as a bed and...

  • City Closes Offices / Facilities for Thanksgiving Holiday

    City of Greensboro offices and facilities are closed Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, in observance of Thanksgiving. The following services and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule: No garbage, recycling, bulk trash,...

  • Lake Higgins Stocks Hatchery Pond with Trout November 14

    The Taylor Turner Hatchery Pond at Lake Higgins Park will be open for fishing after the trout stocking in the afternoon of Thursday, November 14. The pond will be open for fishing that same day. Lake Higgins Park is located at 4235 Hamburg Mill...

  • November 25 Board of Adjustment Meeting is Cancelled

    The City’s regularly scheduled November 25 Board of Adjustment (BOA) meeting has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items. The next regularly scheduled BOA meeting is at 5:30 pm Monday, December 16. This meeting will take place in the Plaza Level...

  • GTN Now Available Via Roku

    In an effort to engage residents on most forms of media, the Greensboro Television Network (GTN), the official City government channel, is now available on the Roku streaming platform. “With so many people no longer subscribing to cable service,...

  • Auditions for New Play Project Winner December 2-3

    The Drama Center will hold auditions for the New Play Project winner “Bags of Skin,” by Pete Turner, at 7 pm, Monday, December 2, and Tuesday, December 3, at the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre. Perusal scripts available upon request. For more information,...

  • City Announces Final Step for Completion of Downtown Greenway

    The Downtown Greenway, a 4-mile walking and biking trail around downtown Greensboro, is set to begin construction in 2020 on its final stage, the western segment. “This is truly exciting news as we can now close the gap and complete the Downtown...

  • PB Winning Project Unveiling and Volunteer Recognition Set for November 19

    Residents are invited to an unveiling of the 2019 Participatory Budgeting (PB) Greensboro winning projects and volunteer recognition event from 5-6 pm, Tuesday, November 19, on plaza level of the Melvin Municipal Office Building, 300 W. Washington...

  • Special City Council Meeting Scheduled for November 21

    A Special City Council meeting has been scheduled for 3:30 pm at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing, Guilford Technical Community College, 6012 W. Gate City Blvd. This meeting will be a joint meeting with the City of...

  • November Issue of "Our Neighborhood" Newsletter Now Online

    Neighborhood Development Department's November issue of "Our Neighborhood" features information about Greensboro's 10-year affordable housing plan and draft Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER), as well as what's new in the Code...

  • City Councilmember Outling Hosts November 15 “Java with Justin”

    Greensboro City Council District 3 representative, Justin Outling, is hosting a “Java with Justin” meeting at 8:30 am, Friday, November 15 at Dolce Aroma, 233 N. Elm St. The community meeting provides an opportunity for all Greensboro residents to...

  • Veterans Parade Set for November 9

    The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) in partnership with the City of Greensboro and other local veterans’ organizations will presenting the fifth annual Greensboro Honors Veterans Parade in Downtown Greensboro at 12 pm, Saturday, November...

  • The Drama Center Presents “Twelfth Night” November 21-24

    The Drama Center presents a teen production of William Shakespeare’s gender bending comedy “Twelfth Night,” November 21-24 in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre at Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Shows are Thursday at 6:30 pm, Friday and...

  • W. Bessemer Avenue Road Closure Begins November 6

    Beginning Wednesday, November 6, and continuing through Friday, November 8, W. Bessemer Avenue between Parkway Avenue and N. Elm Street will be closed due to water rehabilitation work each day from 9 am to 4 pm. This closure is part of the Sanitary...

  • Loose Leaf Collection Begins November 12

    The City’s first round of loose leaf collection begins November 12 and ends December 23, subject to inclement weather delays. The second collection begins December 27 and ends January 25, 2020. For more information, visit the Field Operations...

  • Celebrate the Season with City-sponsored Holiday Events

    Greensboro offers a wide range of special events and activities this holiday season, including Thanksgiving events, winter festivals, New Year's events for children and adults, musical performances, kids' crafts, and giving...

  • Greensboro City Council Recognizes “No Straw November”

    In an effort to encourage local residents and businesses to limit the use of single-use plastics, Greensboro City Council has declared this month “No Straw November,” a nationwide effort to reduce the use of plastic straws and other single-use...

  • Next City Council Meeting is November 4

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

  • Davie Street Closed November 5

    Davie Street, from Friendly Avenue to Abe Brenner Place, will be closed to allow for the outdoor ice skating rink to be set up at LeBauer Park, from 9 am to 4 pm, Tuesday, November 5. Motorists should use alternate routes to avoid the work...

  • 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 any of nine glass recycling drop-off locations, including a newly opened location at...

  • Bicentennial Garden Hosts First Clinic at North Carolina’s Only Regulation Petanque Courts November 18

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation and Carolina Petanque will host a training clinic at the new petanque courts at the Tanger Bicentennial Garden from 1-5 pm, Monday, November 18, 1105 Hobbs Rd. Adults and children are encouraged to attend. Equipment...

  • Veterans Day Parade Set for November 9

    The Firth Annual Greensboro Honors Veterans Parade takes place in downtown Greensboro at noon on Saturday, November 9. The parade honors all veterans, as well as active duty personnel and Gold Star families, of Guilford County. The Greensboro History...

  • City Closes Offices and Facilities for Veterans Day

    City offices are closed on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. The following services and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule: No garbage, recycling, bulk trash, yard waste, or appliance collections take place on Monday,...

  • Children’s Theatre Presents Free Performance of Touring Show “The Fisherman and His Wife”

    The Drama Center Children’s Theatre will present a free preview performance of the touring show “The Fisherman and His Wife, at 7:30 pm, Friday, November 15, at the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, 200 N. Davie St.  The touring show is designed to...

  • City Hosts Dark Web Threat Project for Greensboro Businesses on November 14

    Is your business prepared for the threats of the dark web? If not, the City of Greensboro’s Information Technology Department is inviting local businesses to participate in its Dark Web Threat Intelligence Sharing project, conducted with students...

  • N. Elm Street Closure Begins October 31

    Beginning Thursday morning, October 31, N. Elm Street between Smith and Bellemeade streets, will be closed due to road resurfacing following the end of a waterline replacement project along N. Elm. Resurfacing is expected to continue for two weeks....

  • Fall 2019 OPUS Concert Series Begins November 8

    http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/arts-culture/the-music-center/opus-concert-series

  • City Promotes Awareness and Importance of US Census 2020

    The 2020 US Census is a national survey conducted every 10 years, as mandated by the US Constitution, to count every resident in the United States. Federal law protects the confidentiality of everyone who fills out a census questionnaire. All...

  • Caldcleugh Hosts Squash Cooking Class November 19

    The Caldcleugh Organic Outreach Garden presents “Squash, Spice and Everything Nice,” a cooking class, 6:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday, November 19, at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St. This class is free, with a suggested donation of...

  • Participatory Budgeting Voting Ends Thursday

    Residents have until midnight on Thursday to cast their ballots to decide how to spend $500,000 in public funds across the city. Residents 14 and older can vote now for Participatory Budgeting (PB) Greensboro programs or projects in their City...