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Posted on: September 13, 2021

2021 Carrboro Music Festival Canceled

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The Town of Carrboro is announcing the cancellation of the 2021 Carrboro Music Festival.  The festival was scheduled to be held on September 25-26 at venues throughout downtown Carrboro.

When planning for the event began earlier this year, there w...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Town of Carrboro July 4th Events

The Town of Carrboro is excited to announce a return to limited in-person events in celebration of July 4th.  Due to recommendations regarding large-scale public gatherings as the event was being planned, the large traditional in-person event wil...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Recreation, Parks & Cultural Resources Facilities Reopening Update

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The following is an update on the continuing reopening of the Carrboro Century Center and related department programs, events and reservations.

Since May 17, the Century Center at 100 N. Greensboro St. has been open for limited, reduced capacity pre-regist...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Celebrate Black Community and Culture at the Inaugural Juneteenth Festival

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A coalition of local organizations invites the community to be a part of the first annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration. Planning partners include the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School Office of Equity a...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Carrboro Recreation, Parks & Cultural Resources Program and Facilities Updates

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The Carrboro Recreation, Parks & Cultural Resources Department will be re-opening the Carrboro Century Center at 100 N.  Greensboro St. for limited indoor programming and reservations beginning the week of May 17, 2021.  

The followin...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Virtual Carrboro Day Event Information

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The annual Carrboro Day Event is scheduled for Sunday, May 2nd, 2021.  This year’s event will be presented in a virtual format with activities presented via YouTube and Zoom.  Content will also be shared via the Carrboro Recrea...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Town of Carrboro and Music Maker Announce Freight Train Blues 2021!

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LIVESTREAM MUSIC SERIES HONORING PIEDMONT BLUESWOMAN ELIZABETH ‘LIBBA’ COTTEN 

PERFORMANCES BY AMYTHYST KIAH, JOHNNY RAY DANIELS, THE HAMILTONES, ALEXA ROSE, AND HARVEY DALTON ARNOLD

Livestream each concert via the links below:

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

2021 Summer Apprenticeship for 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 a summer apprenticeship.  A total of three (3) apprenticeships are available.

Purpose:To encourage and support eme...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Recreation Participants - Help Us Ensure We Are Reaching Everyone In Our Community

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HELP US BETTER SERVE OUR COMMUNITY!

As part of the Town of Carrboro’s race and equity initiative, maintaining data is important to ensure we are reaching and serving all members of our community.  In order to achieve this goal, we hope to gain a b...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Town Halloween Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department Events

The Town of Carrboro Recreation, Parks & Cultural Resources is excited to share to fun, socially-distant activities for the community to safely enjoy for Halloween!  With traditional activities, such as trick-or-treating being discouraged thi...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

UPDATED Call To Artists: Black Lives Matter/End Racism Now Mural Project

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What initially was envisioned as a community activity to bring people together to create a mural has continued to evolve.  We have received feedback from community members and local artists and we have heard you.  Therefore, the Black Li...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

West End Poetry Festival To Be Held Virtually on October 16-17

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PRESS RELEASE FOR WEST END POETRY FESTIVAL

Carrboro’s West End Poetry Festival, on the theme Poetry for a Change, will take place October 16 and 17,  2020.   As always, there will be readings by nationally known and locally famous poets, ...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Headed to the Park? Take Your Mask

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Now that patronage of Town park facilities has increased, due to the re-opening of park amenities and the nice weather, it is important that all park patrons practice safe social distancing guidelines.  Additionally, masks are currently required ...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

23rd Annual Carrboro Music Festival Goes Virtual

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The Town of Carrboro will present the 23rd Annual Carrboro Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3-4, 2020. This year's event will be presented in a virtual format with a combination of live and pre-recorded music featuring 100 performances with an ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Join the Youth Advisory Board!

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The Town of Carrboro is accepting applications for the Youth Advisory Board. The board meets (virtually) once a month (currently, the first Tuesday at 4 p.m.). 

The Carrboro Youth Advisory Board plans the annual MLK Youth Event with the NAACP Yout...

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