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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Parks and Recreation Hosts Adult Recess July 19

    Greensboro will celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month with Adult Recess from 6-9 pm, Friday, July 19, at the Barber Park Spray Ground, 1500 Barber Park Dr. This free event is for adults 21 and over. Identification is required for...

  • Drama Center Presents “Hamlet” July 25-28

    The Drama Center presents Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” at 6 pm, Thursday through Sunday, July 25-28 at Barber Park, 1500 Barber Park Dr. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $10.  In case of rain, the show will take place at the Caldcleugh...

  • Share your Ideas About Economic Prosperity Strategies

    What strategies do you think will work best for the City to attain its economic prosperity goals? Take the latest PLANIT GSO survey online here, which focuses on various aspects of this topic. The survey and more information about...

  • The Drama Center Presents “Annie” July 11-14

    The Drama Center presents the classic musical “Annie” at 6:30 pm July 11, 8 pm July 12 and 13, and 2 pm July 14, at the Weaver Academy Theater, 300 S. Spring St. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for adults, and $5 for all seats at the July 11...

  • Caldcleugh Hosts Vegetarian Cooking Class July 16

    The Caldcleugh Organic Outreach Garden presents “How to Skip the Butcher Counter,” a vegetarian cooking class, from 6:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday, July 16, at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St. This class is free, with a suggested...

  • Share your Ideas About Built Environment Strategies

    Built environments are our land use and development patterns. What strategies do you think are most important for creating the most effective built environment for everyone? Take the latest PLANIT GSO survey online here, which...

  • Greensboro Celebrates Parks and Recreation Month

    Greensboro will celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month this July with a special Adult Recess event, a Greensboro Trails Day celebration, a citywide scavenger hunt, and more.  This year’s theme is “Game On,” and Parks and Recreation is...

  • City Closed July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

    City of Greensboro offices and facilities are closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The services and facilities below will operate on a holiday schedule. No garbage, recycling, bulk trash, yard waste or appliance...

  • Share your Ideas About Greensboro's Connections

    Connections are the roads and greenspaces that connect people and places. What strategies do you think are most important for achieving top-notch connections? Take the latest PLANIT GSO survey online here, which focuses on various...

  • Barber Park Sprayground Closed June 24-25

    Barber Park Sprayground will be closed for maintenance Monday, June 24, and Tuesday, June 25. For other sprayground or pool hours of availability, visit the Parks and Recreation website.

  • Share your Ideas About Greensboro's Community/Identity Goals

    What community and identity goals and strategies do you think are important for Greensboro future? Take the latest PLANIT GSO survey online here, which focuses on various aspects of this topic. The survey and more information...

  • Summer Splash Series for Children with Disabilities Beginning June 12

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Unit will offer free sprayground sessions at Barber Park for families who have children with disabilities throughout the summer.  The Summer Splash series will...

  • The Drama Center Announces the Winner of the 2020 New Play Project

    The Drama Center of City Arts has named “Bags of Skin” by Pete Turner the winner of the 2020 New Play Project and Mark Gilbert Award. “Bags of Skin” will be produced in January as the kickoff event of the 18th annual Greensboro Fringe Festival. In...

  • City Playgrounds and Other Locations Offer Free Meals This Summer

    This summer, Greensboro children may get free breakfast and lunch at locations across the city, including local parks, recreation centers and schools.  City Playgrounds Lunch offered Mondays through Thursdays, June 24 to August 8, as part of...

  • Free Summer Playground Program Begins June 24

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation’s free summer playground program, ENERGY at the Park, will run in eight neighborhoods from 10 am to 3 pm, Mondays through Thursdays, June 24 through August 8. This year’s program has expanded to add a new location,...

  • Greensboro Trails Day Rescheduled to July 27

    Due to sustained rain that is expected over the weekend, the planned 2019 Greensboro Trails Day event will be rescheduled to July 27, from 8 am to 12 noon, at Country Park. Residents who registered for the guided hikes, mountain bike rides, trail...

  • Registration for Youth Cheerleading Now Underway

    Parks & Recreation is accepting registrations for the R.E.D. Zone Youth Football Cheerleading program until July 26. The cost is $50 per participants ages 5-12. Register online or sign up at Glenwood, Lewis, Leonard, Peeler, Warnersville or...

  • Registration for Coed Adult Fall Kickball Now Underway

    The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is taking registrations for the Adult Coed Fall Kickball League through July 26, or until space is full. Register at the Greensboro Sportsplex, 2400 16th St., from 9 am to 4:30 pm Mondays through Fridays...

  • Registration Underway for Fall Softball Leagues

    Registration is now open for Parks and Recreation’s three fall softball leagues. Registration will close July 3 for the co-ed and men’s modified leagues, and July 26 for the 45 and over league, or when space is full.  Teams may register online...

  • Is Greensboro Economically Resilient?

    Do you think Greensboro is economically resilient? Take the latest PLANIT GSO survey online here, which focuses on various aspects of this topic. The survey and more information about the City's work creating a new Comprehensive...

  • The Drama Center Will Hold Dog Auditions for Role of Sandy in “Annie” June 15

    The Drama Center will be holding auditions for the role of Sandy the Dog in the upcoming production of the musical “Annie” from 1-3 pm, Thursday, June 15  in the Stephen D. Hyers Theater, 200 N. Davie St.  Handlers and dogs...

  • Greensboro Pools Offer Water Fitness Classes Beginning June 10

    This summer Greensboro Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Swim Fanatics Swim Club, will offer water fitness classes at the City’s four outdoor pools from June 10 to September 2.  It costs $65 for a 30-day membership; students and seniors...

  • Free Summer Programs for Teens Begin in June

    Summer Night Lights (SNL) is back starting in June for its seventh season of free summer events and activities for Guilford County teens 13-18. Families can get SNL event information on their mobile phones by texting @gsnl to 81010.  Founded in...

  • What Are Your Thoughts on Equity in Greensboro?

    What aspects of community equity are important to you? Take the latest PLANIT GSO survey online here, which focuses on various aspects of this topic. The survey and more information about the City's work creating a new...

  • MUSEP Concert (08/25/2019 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM)

    Join us for a great evening of jazz at Blandwood Mansion, 447 W. Washington St. This concert is free but donations are appreciated.

  • Balance and Bone Density Screenings (08/26/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

    OsteoStrong provides free balance and bone density screenings for senior adults on the fourth Monday of every other month, by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call 336-373-7564.

  • Grief Support Group (08/26/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM)

    The Grief Support Group meets each Monday evening, and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 336-373-7564.

  • Red Cross Disaster Preparedness (08/28/2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

    As we enter into the prime of hurricane season, Marguerite Davis with the American Red Cross will discuss all types of disasters, how to be prepared, steps to take after a disaster, and what to include in your household disaster kit. For more...

  • Blood Glucose & Blood Pressure Checks (08/28/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

    UNCG's School of Nursing provides free blood glucose and blood pressure checks for senior adults monthly on the fourth Wednesday. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call 336-373-7564.