City of Greensboro Press Releases

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  1. The Greensboro Public library is celebrating the beginning of its One City, One Book Project with a kick-off Block Party from 1-5 pm Saturday, August 26, at Central Library, 219 N. Church St. “It will be fun for the entire family with music, crafts,...
  2. The Greensboro Public Library, NC Works Career Center, Triad Goodwill and other community partners are offering a Job Fair from 2-6 pm Tuesday, August 22 at Central Library, 219 N. Church St. Applicants are encouraged to bring a resume and dress...
  3. The Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) invites residents to comment on its recommended list of transportation projects to be funded from 2020-29. Comments are due by September 14. Every year, the MPO...
  4. The Greensboro Cultural Center is hosting “50 Shades of Blue,” an exhibit featuring more than 80 pieces of art created from repurposed denim donated by Wrangler. The public is invited to meet some of the 27 artists and craftspeople participating in the show...
  5. Author Jada Monica Drew is the featured speaker at this year’s Women’s Equality Day Breakfast. Her book, Revolutionize Now: Creative Leadership & Action for Social Change, is a call to action guiding readers to discover their personal power...
  6. Greensboro Parks and Recreation will have a celebratory groundbreaking for the second phase of construction at Griffin Park at 10 am August 25, 5301 Hilltop Rd. This free event is rain or shine. This expansion of Griffin Park may...
  7. The Drama Center’s Every Fifth Wednesday program presents a staged reading of “The Dragonflies’ Daughters,” by Patsy B. Dawkins, at 7 pm August 30 at the Stephen D Hyers Theater, 200 N. Davie St. This is a free event that will be...
  8. The Drama Center of City Arts is holding auditions for a teen production of the Agatha Christie mystery “A Murder is Announced” from 3-5 pm August 27 and from 5-7 pm August 28, both days at the Stephen D. Hyers Theatre in the Greensboro...
  9. The City's International Advisory Committee (IAC) is hosting a free lunch and learn to address the immigrant community’s concerns about detention and deportation at 12 noon, Wednesday, August 16, at the Greensboro Public Library, 219 N. Church St....
  10. The City of Greensboro on August 9 had a discharge of approximately 1,600 gallons of untreated wastewater from its sewer main located at 4807 Koger Blvd. The discharge lasted for about 1 hour and was due to an accumulation of paper in an eight-inch size sewer main. The untreated wastewater...
  11. City Arts, in partnership with Greensboro Participatory Budgeting, will host a free Public Art Block Party for residents to watch contemporary artist Daas complete two large-scale murals from 6-10 pm, August 17, on Bellemeade Street between Elm and Greene...
  12. Step back in time and enjoy the Greensboro History Museum’s annual festival of plays commemorating Greensboro’s own William Sidney Porter, better known by his pen name, O. Henry. This year’s performances are August 11-20 at the Greensboro...
  13. Residents are invited to two public meetings to review partial designs for Phase 4 and Phase 1C of the Downtown Greensboro. The meetings are drop-in sessions that residents can attend at any time. Public comments will help the City fine-tune the final...
  14. Beginning at 7 am Wednesday, August 9, Benbow Road between E. Gate City Boulevard and Douglas Street will be closed until 4 pm due to sewer maintenance work. And beginning at 7 am on Thursday, August 10, Benbow will again be closed, this time between E....
  15. Now through August 25, Canoe Road between Brush Road and Burgess Road will be closed allow for a stormwater pipe to be replaced. Detour signs will be in place. Drivers should use an alternate route. # #...
  16. The Greensboro Fringe Festival is taking applications from artists who would like to participate in its 16th annual festival, to be held in January and February 2018. The Greensboro Fringe Festival, co-sponsored by City Arts, is a live arts festival that...
  17. Registration is now open for Griffin Recreation’s fall boot camp-style training sessions for active older adults. The two, six-week sessions will be held at 11 am Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning September 11 and October 30, at the center, 5301...
  18. “Keep Your Home in Your Family” is the title of a free workshop that covers strategies for helping folks make sure their home remains in their family’s control following a death in the family. The workshop takes place at 10 am Wednesday,...
  19. Beginning Monday, August 7, one lane of Green Valley Road between Friendly Avenue and W. Market Street will be closed from 9 am to 4 pm daily through Friday, September 1 due to sewer line rehabilitation work. Motorists should use alternate routes or expect...
  20. Lindsey Street will be closed from Summit Avenue to Elm Street August 7-31 to allow for stormwater improvements for the Tanger Performing Arts Center. Detour signs will be in place. Motorists should use an alternate route....
  21. The Greensboro Sportsplex will host the 2017 Gate City Picklefest from 8 am to 6 pm, August 5 and 6, at 2400 16th St. This pickelball competition is free to spectators. Picklefest, organized by local pickleball pro Marcus Luke...
  22. City leaders will gather at First Friday, August 4, to celebrate the citywide expansion of the LimeBike bike share program. Residents are invited to come see the bikes at 5:30 pm at 513 S. Elm St. Earlier this month, City Council approved a...
  23. A resource fair and panel discussion about the barriers people with criminal records face when seeking employment and education opportunities will be held Thursday, August 3, at NC Works Career Center, 2301 W. Meadowview Rd. The resource fair featuring...
  24. The Drama Center of City Arts has chosen “Boxes and Baggage” by Amy da Luz as the winner of the 2018 New Play Project and the prestigious Mark Gilbert Award. Da Luz’s play will be the opening performance of the 16th Annual Greensboro Fringe Festival,...
  25.   In the year since it was introduced to bus riders citywide, more than 12,000 citizens and visitors have used GTA’s Transloc Rider to get real-time information about Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA) and Higher Education Area...
  26. https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=5042
  27. The Greensboro Fire Department received Agency Accreditation status on Thursday, July 27 in Charlotte, NC at the annual Fire-Rescue International conference. This is the fifth consecutive occasion that the Greensboro Fire Department has...
  28. Beginning at 9 am Monday, July 31, multiple lanes of Freeman Mill Road where it bridges over the Norfolk-Southern railroad will be closed for bridge maintenance. The work is expected to run from 9 am to 4:30 pm daily through the week, weather permitting....
  29.   In August, contemporary artist Daas will be in Greensboro to paint two large-scale murals on the north and south walls of the Bellemeade Parking Deck, 220 N. Greene St. The City will host a free Block Party for residents to watch Daas...
  30. The City of Greensboro on July 25 had a discharge of approximately 1,200 gallons of untreated wastewater from its sewer main located at 313 N. Tremont Dr. The discharge lasted for about nine hours and was due to a pipe failure on an eight-inch sewer main. The untreated wastewater entered N....
  31. Time is running out for people to submit items for the Greensboro Police Department’s (GPD) time capsule, which will be opened 100 years from now. The capsule will be buried on September 28 in a ceremony that coincides with the grand re-opening of...
  32. The Gibsonville Police Department will receive two dozen Body Worn Camera (BWC) systems from the Greensboro Police Department on August 1. The transfer of 24 AXON BWCs with accessories comes after the Greensboro Police...
  33. The John Wesley Way closure previously scheduled for July 24 and 25 has been rescheduled. John Wesley Way, between W. Market Street and W. Friendly Avenue will be closed from 9 am to 4 pm July 27 and 28 to allow for construction at 232 W. Market St....
  34. The Caldcleugh Organic Outreach Garden presents Preserving the Harvest, an interactive tasting demonstration on how to dehydrate, pickle and ferment your summer garden haul. The class will take place from 6:30-7:30 pm, August 8, at the Caldcleugh...
  35. Greensboro Parks and Recreation and Engineering for Kids will offer hands-on STEM summer camps for children in grades 3-8 at four City recreation centers from 9 am to 4 pm, August 21-25. Half-day sessions cost $189 and full-day sessions cost $350. Register...
  36. On First Friday in August, the Greensboro Cultural Center will have a free Open House from 6-8 pm, 200 N. Davie St. This August 4 event will showcase the center’s 17 tenants, including arts organizations and galleries. There will be live music, dance...
  37. During its July 18 meeting, Greensboro City Council appointed Goldie Wells to replace Jamal Fox as the District 2 representative. Wells was the only candidate with previous City Council experience, having served as the District 2 representative from 2005 to 2009....
  38. http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=4998
  39. City Arts, in partnership with Soulflow Yoga, will offer a yoga series from 2-3 pm every Sunday in August at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St. Participants are asked to pay what they can for admission....
  40. On Wednesday, July 19, Natty Greene’s restaurant will donate 10 percent of its sales to City Arts as part of its Good Works Wednesday series. City Arts will use the donations to fund need-based scholarships for its arts and outreach programs....