People who attend the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Parks and Recreation’s annual Christmas Parade on Saturday in downtown will have something to brag about. Parade-goers will be able to say that they attended one of the main events in one of the “15 Best Christmas Towns in the U.S.” as rated earlier this month by the travel website TripSavvy.com. Saturday’s Christmas Parade that winds through parts of downtown will kick off at...
The City of Newport has launched its annual food drive to help local families. Last year the Newport Recreation Center challenged the Newport Library to see which facility could bring in the most food. “While we don’t need to talk about which facility won… we were happy to bring in a total of 1717 pounds of people food and 168 pounds of pet food,” Newport Recreation Program Specialist Jenni Remillard...
ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — Ardmore's Central Park became the center of festivities on Monday night for the city's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Organized by the Parks and Recreation Department, the event included a Christmas Market, entertainment, food trucks and horse carriage rides.
At least one good thing came out of the pandemic in Faribault. The Faribault Parks and Recreation Department wanted to come up with a safe way to celebrate the holidays during the COVID pandemic in 2020. They came up with a decorated tree idea whereby businesses would sponsor the trees...
ROUND ROCK, WE HAVE A MAP! SO MANY #festivities will be happening at Light Up the Lake ALL THE WAY AROUND Bright Lake at Old Settlers Park! Click for more info: roundrocktexas.gov/lightupthelake and to download the festival map click here: https://bit.ly/3GQgM0G Light Show (Friday Dec. 2 at 6:15pm countdown with the Mayor and Council Members at the Main Stage) PLUS there’s #concerts, Santa’s Village, #candy Land, #Holidays Over Yonder (live band at Yonders), Tribute to #Heroes #BlueSanta, #mystical Meadows, #Bright Wood Forest, #Country Christmas with a #yulelog and more! Then we do it again Saturday Dec. 3!
Joplin is continuing a new holiday tradition at Mercy Park this year.
The Hogan's Fountain Pavilion is closed to the public. Engineers say it could collapse, so the city must decide to repair or demolish it.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — For the 29th year, the iconic 100-foot Christmas tree is getting ready to shine bright at Old School Square Park. It's a beloved tradition. According to the Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department, the tree lighting brings in people from all over to welcome the holidays.
Washington County officials announced late Monday afternoon they had set up temporary websites and other temporary services to help residents conduct county government business while the county deals with an ongoing cybersecurity incident. Among the temporary services is a county government website. The county said in a news release that...
A ribbon-cutting is planned for Friday, Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. at Covington’s first public dog park. Connected to Kenny Shields Park at the intersection of Ninth and Philadelphia streets, the SFC Jason Bishop Memorial Dog Park boasts areas for both petite pooches and larger dogs, waste station with “doggie” bags, water fountains and seating for pet owners all enclosed in decorative fencing.
Despite late-week rain on the way, we might get lucky and stay dry during some of the holiday events! Many events are planned rain or shine.
VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Vigo County park is bringing back a tasty tradition. The Vigo County Parks and recreation's pancake breakfast is making a return. This is the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. Visitors will be able to enjoy pancakes with locally made maple syrup.
MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - Spread some holiday cheer this season and register a family member, friend or neighbor to “Get Grinched” in Moline. The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back its holiday spoof by selling kits that include a “You’ve Been Grinched” sign, along with candy-filled “rotten” eggs.
MOORESVILLE – A partnership for a town-planned affordable housing development designed for veterans and public service personnel, and commercial projects proposed on two prominent corners were high-profile items at the town board’s Nov. 21 session. Liberty Village. Announcing what he described as “very exciting stuff,” Mayor Miles Atkins...
Ice skatingPhoto byKelli McClintock/UnsplashonUnsplash. Skaters finally took to the synthetic ice at Skate by the Doe at Elizabethton's Covered Bridge Par Saturday. The park opened amid unseasonably warm temperatures. The synthetic material used in the ice rink doesn't require the ambient temperature to be below freezing to enjoy ice skating at the seasonal attraction.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque’s Parks and Recreation Department has settled on a plan for more than 20 acres of recently purchased property along the bosque. Back in March of 2021, the city of Albuquerque purchased the 23-acre Poole property for almost $7 million. The property, which borders the bosque at the city’s San Antonio […]
Pigg said the city is experimenting with a new way of freezing the water this year by adding a sprinkler system into the mix.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – Officials say singing, dancing, comedy, art and magic are just a few of the many talents the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department are searching for in the first-ever “Dugan’s Got Talent.” A news release says the talent show will take place at the Dugan Best Recreation Center and is open to […]
A political scandal, which involved a golf cart, has a former WWE Hall of Famer embroiled in scandal. Knox County mayor Glenn Jacobs is in hot water. Better known to the WWE audience as Hall of Famer Kane, Jacobs has gotten himself in trouble for wild and, frankly, weird reasons. The calamities involve a golf cart.
The two iconic oak trees at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Liberty Hill will soon be standing no more, as city officials have plans to cut them down due to their declining health. The first phase of the project, which was trimming all the dead branches and any others that...