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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Hank Anderson Park Playground

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The Hank Anderson Park large 5 -12 year old playground will be closed starting Monday, September 26th while repairs to the fall protection surface are made. The repairs will take a couple of days. Other areas of the playground will remain open. 
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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Carrboro Community Fourth of July Celebration

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The Town of Carrboro’s Annual Community Fourth of July Celebration is scheduled to be held on the Carrboro Town Hall grounds on Monday, July 4th from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Kickoff Event activities will be held at Weaver Street Market beginning at 9:30 a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month in Carrboro

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July is Parks and Recreation Month in Carrboro, as proclaimed by Mayor Damon Seils. 

“I encourage all residents to enjoy our parks and natural areas, to take advantage of classes, camps, programs, and events provided by the Recreation, Parks &...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Carrboro to present Frederick Douglass Community Reading

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Carrboro Mayor Damon Seils is pleased to announce that the Town of Carrboro will hold its Ninth Annual Community Reading of the Frederick Douglass essay “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro” on Monday, July 4, 2022. ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Town of Carrboro seeking applications for poet laureate position

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The Arts Committee of the Town of Carrboro seeks applications for the position of Poet Laureate of Carrboro, for a two-year term that will begin January 1, 2023, and expire December 31, 2024. 

Established in 2002, the central duty of the poet laur...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Carrboro Day Event This Sunday

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Our annual Carrboro Day event will be returning in person this year!  The event is scheduled to occur at Town Commons on Sunday, May 1st from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p. m.

Carrboro Day is an annual event that is traditionally held at Town Commons on the...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Carrboro Egg Hunts to Occur April 16

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The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt and the Flashlight Egg Hunt are scheduled to occur on Saturday, April 16.

The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 9.  Due to a conflict with the facility, it has been rescheduled...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: March 4, 2022

2022 Jacquelyn Gist Summer Apprenticeship in the Arts

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The Carrboro Arts Committee is offering an award of up to $1,000 to assist emerging young artists in developing their talent through the Jacquelyn Gist Summer Apprenticeship in the Arts program.  A total of up to three (3) apprenticeships are ava...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Celebrating Black People in America: The Lessons of the Hour

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro welcomes the community to join us as we host Celebrating Black People in America for Black History Month.

On Thursday, Feb. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m., the town will host local history scholars and community leaders to view...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Indoor Recreation Programs and Reservations To Resume January 31st

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Following a brief pause in indoor programming and events, the Town of Carrboro Department of Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources will resume indoor programming and reservations effective January 31.

On January 18, prior to Winter/Spring session cla...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Indoor Recreation Programs and Reservations Suspended Through January 30th

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In response to the increased number of COVID cases related to the Omicron variant, all Town of Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources indoor programs and reservations are being suspended through January 30.

Participants currently signed up fo...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

You're Invited to The United Poetry Service - Poems for the People

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The United Poetry Service - Poems for the People

Join us Oct. 15-16 for online and outdoor events for our 2021 FestivalThe Carrboro Poetry Council presents the West End Poetry Festival Oct. 15-16, 2021.  The Council is composed of current Carrboro...

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