July 19, 7:00 PM @ Burlington Municipal Building, City Council Chamber
City Council meetings are open to the public. View meeting videos or watch them live streaming at www.BurlingtonNC.gov/Media
July 4, All Day
City administrative offices will be closed in observation of the holiday.
July 5, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina
July 25, 7:00 PM @ Municipal Building Council Chambers
July 2, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Corner of S. Spring St. and E. Front St., Downtown Burlington
Rain or Shine
July 5, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ North Park
Healthy Alamance is pleased to announce a new farmer’s market housed in a permanent structure at North Park, Burlington! The Farmer’s Market at North Park is an exciting new frontier in Burlington’s food scene, providing farmers with a new consumer base while creating a community gathering space that provides residents with fresh, healthy food and nutrition education.
For more information, please visit https://alamance.ces.ncsu.edu/2016/01/new-farmers-market-at-north-park-in-burlington/.
July 8, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Thataways Youth Center
Enjoying hanging out at Thataways with your friends, dance to the newest music, play arcade games, the Wii, billiards, crafts, board games, and corn hole. Plus, first 20 kids receive a summer lei! Registration required. Register online by Thursday, July 7th!
July 9, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Corner of S. Spring St. and E. Front St., Downtown Burlington
July 10 - July 11 @ Auditions will be held in the Great Hall at Holy Comforter Church in Burlington
Directed by Carol Plew. Music Direction by Samantha MacReynold.
Performances are September 8-11 at Paramount Theater
Teen and Adult actors needed. Actors should prepare a song, bring sheet music or an accompaniment CD, be prepared to learn a basic dance combination, and bring appropriate shoes for movement.
July 11, 1:00 PM - July 22, 4:00 PM @ Historic Depot in Downtown Burlington
Ages: rising 7th – 12th grade students*
This intensive workshop is designed to offer opportunities for participants to learn the varied aspects of video production; including scriptwriting, auditioning, casting, directing, acting for the camera, videography, sound design, video lighting and more. Actors are highly encouraged to participate to help increase their improvisation skills and to become familiar with acting on camera. Incorporating elements often found in thriller, horror and teen genre films, we will be producing a short film about the dangers of social media. A film premiere will be held on Friday, September 9 at Thataways Youth Center upon completion of editing. Camp will be instructed by Robert Kearns.
*Participants can be a 2016 graduate of high school (age 19 or under)
July 12, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ North Park
July 16, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Corner of S. Spring St. and E. Front St., Downtown Burlington
July 18, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mayco Bigelow Community Center
Burlington Recreation & Parks and Feed the Streets presents a FREE 5-week music summer camp. Feed the Streets is a music mentoring program. For more information, please call (336) 380-0329 or visit www.ftsfoundation.org/camps.
July 19, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ North Park
July 23, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Corner of S. Spring St. and E. Front St., Downtown Burlington
July 24, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Thataways Youth Center
For All Ages
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and Burlington Recreation and Parks presents the Boating Safety Course. This program includes information about boat operation, legal requirements, handling emergencies, safety requirements, and more. For more information or to register, please visit www.ncwildlife.org.
July 26, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ North Park
July 30, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Corner of S. Spring St. and E. Front St., Downtown Burlington
July 3, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ City Park
Join B-town Events on Sunday, July 3rd for our annual Independence Day Celebration featuring entertainment, food, games + activities, and fireworks at 9:30pm!
Food will be available through Burlington City Park Concessions, Danny's Cafe, Baconessence Food Truck, Hibachi Xpress Food Truck, Pelican's SnoBalls & Smitty's Homemade Ice Cream.
Live music at the Jimmy Combs stage will feature Jive Mother Mary at 5pm, The Castaways at 6:45pm & The Company Shops Band at 9:30pm.
Children's activities and games include life-size plinko, face painting, cookie decorating, selfie booth, water games, kiddie station and more! Red, white and blue prizes at most activities.
July 8, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ City Park Jimmy Combs Stage
Enjoy the sounds of Matt Boswell & The HillBilly Blues Band. Check out their music on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MattBoswellTheHillbillyBluesBand/
July 22, 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Downtown Depot
4th Fridays, created in 2013, are music centered community events held on the fourth Friday of each month (May-September) co-sponsored by the Burlington Downtown Corporation and the Burlington Recreation & Parks Department. The event starts at 4:30 with busker attractions leading up to the 7pm headliner. The event presents an opportunity to gather with family, friends, and neighbors to eat, drink, and listen to music with our historic downtown depot as the backdrop. The event is family oriented and fosters a fun environment for all age groups.
Save the Date for the full 2016 line-up: August 26th & September 23rd