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Community Meetings Set for Upcoming Park, Greenway, and Nature Preserve Projects
Park and Recreation will host several community information sessions to provide updates on the design and enhancement of various parks, nature preserves and greenways around the County. All workshops start at 6 p.m.
Free Music Series Returns To Romare Bearden Park This Saturday
Music lovers across the region are invited to Romare Bearden Park on Saturday, July 26 for an evening of soul and beach music featuring The Headliners and Ken Knox & Company.
Park and Rec’s Summer Music Series Brings Jazz to Freedom Park
The smooth sounds of jazz will fill the air at Freedom Park as the Freedom Summer Series continues on Saturday, July 19 with performances by Da’rrell Ravenell and Tim Bowman. The series is free for all ages and begins at 6 p.m.
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Recreating All Year’
July is a BIG month for your Park and Recreation Department. The department will recognize National Park and Recreation Month and celebrate its 40th birthday!
Lace Up Your Sneakers and Walk to Support Heart Health
Are you taking your health to heart? Perhaps you are eating a healthy diet, but it is important to get plenty of exercise as well.
Park and Rec Building Named County’s First ‘Energy Star’
Though it’s been many years since Mecklenburg County’s Park and Recreation headquarters first opened, the one-story building in west Charlotte just took a giant leap forward in energy conservation.
Every Child Can Swim! Free Lessons Continue this Summer
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation will continue its free swim lessons program for kids, ages 3-12, in July and August at several locations:
Park and Rec Website Undergoing Redesign
The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department’s website will soon have a brand-new look.
U.S. Army Field Band to Perform at Romare Bearden Park
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation will welcome The Volunteers, a branch of the United States Army Field Band, to Romare Bearden Park on Wednesday, June 25.
Park and Rec's Summer Music Series Brings Jazz to Freedom Park
Beginning June 21, the smooth sounds of jazz will fill the air at Freedom Park as the inaugural Freedom Summer Series gets underway.
Calling All Artists: Showcase your Art at the Inaugural Bearden Birthday Bash
Are you an artist looking to showcase your work this summer? Here’s your chance! Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites artists to exhibit their work at the inaugural Bearden Birthday Bash, Aug. 29 – 31, at Romare Bearden Park.
McAlpine Creek Relief Sewer Project to Cause Greenway and Road Closures
The McAlpine Creek Relief Sewer Project, intended to enhance sanitary sewer system performance, provide increased sewer capacity for present and future needs, and protect the water quality in McAlpine Creek, has entered its third phase of construction.
Outdoor Pools and Spraygrounds Open Memorial Day Weekend
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department’s outdoor swimming pools and spraygrounds will open for the summer season over Memorial Day weekend. Pool admission is $1 and spraygrounds are FREE.
Veterans and Active Duty Military Invited to Sign-Up Now for 9th Annual Golf Classic June 26
Military veterans and active duty military personnel are invited to sign-up to play in the 9th annual Veterans & Reservists Golf Classic at Charles T. Myers Golf Course, 7818 Harrisburg Road, on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Park and Rec to Honor Local Individuals for their Contributions to Golf in Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation will host the inaugural Golf Wall of Fame dedication ceremony on May 15, 2014 at the Dr. Charles L. Sifford Golf Course at Revolution Park, 2661 Barringer Drive in Charlotte.
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