Raleigh, North Carolina


Little Kickers Soccer classes starting in August at Brier Creek!

G-O-O-O-A-L! This class will help develop the fundamentals of soccer, including passing, dribbling, shooting and defense. Also, this class will help develop hand-eye coordination, listening skills, good sportsmanship and teamwork! Instructor: Urysla Cotton. Thursdays, starting August 4. Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 pm. Cost: $40 per month. Ages: 5-8 and...

Footwork and Agility class starting at Brier Creek!

This class is designed to teach kids how to move quicker and be more reactive in sports. Change of direction, stop & go, plyometrics, reaction, and balance work will all be used during the course of this fun and focused training class. Instructor: Urysla Cotton, professional basketball player. Saturdays, starting...

City Seeks Public Input on Housing Needs and Prioritizing HOME-ARP Funds

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), the City of Raleigh was awarded $5,248,760 in HOME-ARP funds to assist individuals or households who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and other vulnerable populations. Funds can be used to provide housing, supportive services, and non-congregate shelter to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability.

Historical Board Game Night

The Friends of the City of Raleigh Museum is opening the museum doors after hours and inviting guests to join a night of historically themed board and tabletop games!. Tickets are $5 dollars and will grant you access to play any games! These games will be brought in from personal collections of participants along with the generous help of local stores and clubs.

Updated Development Fee Guide Now Online

The Development Fee Guide has been updated and now available on the City of Raleigh website. These updates reflect a 2.5% indexing increase and will remain in effect from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. You can find the fee guide and a fee calculator on the City of...

Participate in Public Art During July!

July 1-31 They Danced Among The Trees is inspired by memories of twirling in forests and watching dappled light dance through green canopies. Jane Cheek's art installation will be viewable along the path from Sertoma Arts Center to the Shelley Lake Greenway Trail during the month of July as part of a month long series of events sharing and promoting the draft Public Art Strategic Plan.

Dig In! Raleigh Supports Urban Agriculture

Raleigh loves gardens! Urban agriculture is key to a sustainable future and is encouraged in the Raleigh Strategic Plan and the Community Climate Action Plan. Community gardens, urban farms, rain gardens, and more play a crucial role in addressing food insecurity, protecting the environment, and connecting people to their community and the soil. Learn more about the different types of gardens and urban agriculture found in Raleigh.

Pullen Amusements Fee Increase

Beginning July 5th, 2022 the price for attractions at Pullen Park Amusements will be increasing. The Train, Carousel and Kiddie Boats will be $2 per rider. Older tickets that have already been purchased will be honored. Children under 1 year of age will be able to ride for free with a paying adult. A 10% discount is provided on bulk purchases of 100 tickets or more.

Raleigh Aquatics Now Hiring

Love Where You Work - Join the Raleigh Aquatics Team!. Our Raleigh Aquatics team is seeking enthusiastic, motivated, and fun candidates to fill open Lifeguard and Cashier positions for this summer and beyond. Summer positions are available at Biltmore Hills Pool, Longview Pool, Lake Johnson Pool and Ridge Road Pool, as well as all year round opportunities at our Year Round Aquatic Facilities, including Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center, Millbrook Pool, Optimist Pool, and Pullen Aquatic Center.

Cinema in the Square Returns July 11!

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Pre-show entertainment. 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.: Movie screening (movie begins at dusk) July 14 – The Lion King – G (1994) • The Lion King (7/14): African drumming performance, lion mask craft, and African food truck. • Black Panther (7/28): Marvel trivia...

Section of Wade Avenue and Ramps To Be Closed From July 8 Through July 11 and July 15 Through July 18.

Raleigh Water will conduct a closure of Wade Avenue from Capital Boulevard to Scales Street in Raleigh NC for a planned water improvement project beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 8 through 6 a.m. Monday, July 11; and again, from Friday, July 15 beginning at 7 p.m. through 6 a.m. Monday, July 18. The traffic ramps from Northbound Capital Boulevard to Westbound Wade Avenue and Southbound Capital Boulevard to Westbound Wade Avenue will be closed to all traffic. Work schedules are subject to change based on weather and other factors.

Bus Fares Suspended Through June 30, 2023

GoCary, GoDurham, GoRaleigh and GoTriangle have announced that they will continue to suspend bus fares through June 30, 2023. The transit agencies suspended fares in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked riders to use the rear door to board buses to help maintain social distancing. We also sought to ease financial burdens for the frontline workers and community members who were relying on transit to get to critical jobs or food and health care.

Construction to Start on Blue Ridge Road Bike-Ped Improvement Project

The city is starting construction on the Blue Ridge Road Bike-Ped Improvement Project In mid-July. This project will create bike and pedestrian connectivity along Blue Ridge Road from Trinity Road to Reedy Creek Road. The 10 foot multi-use path will increase connectivity to various parts of the city, including the Museum of Art, Umstead Park, and the Reedy Creek Trail.