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  • Downtown Greenway Showcases Artists' Proposals for New Public Art

    The Downtown Greenway has chosen four artists as finalists for the Freedom Cornerstone , to be built near Murrow Boulevard and Gate City Boulevard. Presentations from each of the artists about their work and their vision for designing the...

  • Griffin Dog Park Opens October 27

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation will host a celebratory grand opening for the new dog park at Griffin Community Park from 2-4 pm, Sunday, October 27, 5301 Hilltop Rd. The project includes a fenced, two-acre shaded area for dogs of all sizes, a...

  • The Drama Center Presets “Stage Fright! An Evening of Short Horror Plays”

    The Drama Center presents, “Stage Fright! An Evening of Short Horror Plays” by local playwrights.  Performances will be held at 6:30 pm Thursday, October 24; 8 pm, Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, and 2 pm Sunday, October 27, at...

  • Youth Basketball Registration is Now Underway

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation youth basketball registration is now underway for children ages 5-16 at all community recreation centers except Trotter.ccc Regular season games will begin in January. Children will be placed on teams based...

  • Teen Auditions for “Twelfth Night” October 14-15

    The Drama Center will hold auditions for actors ages 13-18 for its next show, a shortened version of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” 5:30-7:30 pm, October 14 and 15 in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre at Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie...

  • The Drama Center Presents “The Princess and the Goblin” October 25-27

    The Drama Center presents “The Princess and the Goblin,” 7:30 pm. Friday, October 25; 11 am and 2 pm Saturday, October 26, and 2 pm Sunday, October 27, in the Odell Auditorium at Greensboro College, 815 W. Market St. Tickets are $8 and can be...

  • Sportsplex Reopens October 7

    The Greensboro Sportsplex’s floor resurfacing and other maintenance projects are nearly complete. The facility will reopen to the public Monday, October 7.  Fall and winter hours for the Sportsplex are 9 am to 10 pm weekdays and 9 am to 6 pm...

  • City Seeks Residents’ Opinions of E-scooters and Other Micromobility Devices

    Greensboro Department of Transportation (GDOT) is surveying residents about micromobility as it reevaluates its electric scooter pilot program. Residents can take the survey online.  GDOT will include the survey results in a report about this...

  • English & Spanish Videos Available About US Census 2020 Questions

    US Census 2020 is coming soon and it’s important to all Greensboro residents because this census count affects how much federal funding our city gets for various programs for the next 10 years. But what is this citizenship question people have been...

  • Caldcleugh Hosts Arugula Cooking Class October 15

    The Caldcleugh Organic Outreach Garden presents “Arugula: More than Just Salads,” a cooking class, 6:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday, October 15, at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St. This class is free, with a suggested donation of $5....

  • Participatory Budgeting Draws Record Number of Voters; Voting Ends October 31

    A record number of residents have participated in this year’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) Greensboro Cycle 3 voting. More than 2,400 residents aged 14 and older have voted how to spend $100,000 in City funds in their City Council District since...

  • Celebrate Halloween 2019 with the City of Greensboro

    Enjoy the Halloween season with the following free City of Greensboro-sponsored festivals and dances, theater, fun activities for kids and teens, craft classes for all ages, and children’s storytimes. All events and activities are free unless...

  • Children’s Theater Presents “The Pirate’s Jules” October 11-12, 18-19

    The Drama Center is expanding its Children’s Theater program to include a new series of interactive plays for young audiences and their families, beginning with “The Pirate’s Jules” at 9:30 am, October 11, 12, 18 and 19 in the Stephen D. Hyers...

  • Brown Recreation Center Hosts Financial Education Class October 14

    Brown Recreation Center, along with Financial Education Partners, will host a free financial seminar from 6:30-7:30 pm, Monday, October 14, at the center, 302 E. Vandalia Rd.  This session will help adults become more fiscally fit and...

  • The Drama Center Offers Discount for Fall Theatre Education Classes

    The Drama Center will offer its fall theatre education classes for the discount price of $50 each. The regular cost is $90-95. Register online. Fall Courses: Time for Technique Mondays 7-8:30 pm, September 23 to November 18 Ages 13 and up Serious...

  • Adult Basketball Registration Now Underway

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for the 2019-2020 Women’s and Men’s Adult Basketball League. Participants for both leagues must be 18 years old. Registration ends October 31. Register online. For the Women’s League...

  • City Census Web Page Adds Printable Fliers for Public Use

    To help you 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. On this page, you will find commonly asked questions...

  • Parks and Recreation Launches Girls Volleyball League

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Piedmont Volleyball Club, will offer a new volleyball program for girls at Griffin Recreation Center this fall. The program costs $50 for 11-14-year-olds and $35 for...

  • Parks and Recreation Unveils Participatory Budgeting Mural at September 21 Block Party

    Residents are invited to a block party to celebrate the City’s latest place-making mural, located at the Windsor Recreation Center, 12-4 pm, Saturday, September 21, 1601 E. Gate City Blvd. This free event will feature music, art projects, and fun for...

  • Parks and Recreation Receives Marvin Collins Planning Award

    The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department has been selected as the recipient of a 2019 North Carolina Marvin Collins Planning Award from the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association (NC-APA) in the “Outstanding Planning Award...

  • Start Smart Basketball for Kids 3-5 Begins October 14

    Registration is now underway for Greensboro Start Smart basketball for kids 3-5. The cost is $30 per child for a six-week session. Register online. There are four sessions available: Mondays, 7:30-8:30 pm, at Lewis Recreation Center, 3110...

  • US Census Undercounted Populations Poster Available

    The mission of the US Census 2020 is to count every person living in the US regardless of age, race and citizenship status. On April 1, 2020, every US household should count everyone who lives and sleeps there most of the time.  Sounds simple,...

  • Caldcleugh Hosts ‘Surprising Food Combinations’ Class September 24

    The Caldcleugh Organic Outreach Garden presents “Surprising Food Combinations” a cooking class, from 6:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday, September 24 at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St. This class is free, with a suggested donation of...

  • The Drama Center Offers Fall Theatre Education Classes

    The Drama Center is now registering adults and children for fall theatre education classes that begin later this month. Cost is $90-95. Register online. Fall Courses: Time for Technique Mondays, 7-8:30 pm, September 23 to November 18, Ages 13 and...

  • Parks and Recreation Offers Veterans’ Archery Clinics September 9 to October 14

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation will host free veterans’ archery clinics from 5-6 pm Mondays, September 9 to October 14, at the Hester Park Archery Range, 3615 Deutzia St. These clinics are designed to teach military veterans the fundamentals of...

  • Drama Booster Club Presents Interactive Mystery Game Fundraiser

    The Drama Center Booster Club presents “Pirate Island,” a family-friendly mystery game hosted by Mystery Men Productions, 6:30-9 pm, Friday, September 13 in the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre in the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Tickets are...

  • Parks and Recreation Offers Free Veterans Golf Clinics Beginning September 27

    Parks and Recreation will host free instructional clinics for veterans 1-3 pm, Fridays September 27 to October 25, as part of a partnership between Greensboro Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) and PGA HOPE. Space is limited and registration is...

  • Gillespie Golf Course Offers Adaptive Clinics September 14 and October 12

    The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department and the Greensboro Elks Lodge are offering free Adaptive Golf Clinics from 9-10:30 am on Saturdays, September 14 and October 12, at the Gillespie Golf Course, 306 E. Florida St.  The clinics are...

  • City Closes Offices / Facilities for Labor Day

    City offices are closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor 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,...

  • GYC holds Open House and New Member Interest Meeting September 12

    The Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) will hold an open house and new member interest meeting from 5:30-7:15 pm, Thursday, September 12 at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. During the event there will be tables with information on GYC...

  • Keeley Park Presents Dog Day at Sprayground September 7

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation will host Dog Day at the Keeley Park Sprayground from 10 am to 12 noon Saturday, September 7 at Keeley Park, 4110 Keeley Park Rd. Admission is $5 for each dog.  Owners must arrive with their dogs on a leash and...

  • Sportsplex Will Be Closed for Maintenance Beginning August 31

    The Greensboro Sportsplex will be closed for approximately one month beginning Saturday, August 31 while the floors are resurfaced and other maintenance projects take place. For open gym times at other locations, contact your closest recreation...

  • 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....

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Fall Foliage Pontoon Tour (10/20/2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

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