May 3, 7:00 PM @ Burlington Municipal Building, City Council Chamber
City Council meetings are open to the public. View recorded meetings or live streaming meetings at www.BurligntonNC.gov/Media
May 17, 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
May 30, All Day
City administrative offices will be closed in observation of the holiday.
May 14, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Saxapahaw Lake
Parking: B. Everett Jordan Ball Field
May 14, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Saxapahaw Mill Race Paddle
Parking at B. Everett Jordan Ball Field
May 17, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Guilford Mackintosh Marina
May 19, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ North Park
May 26, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Haw River Trail/Glencoe Paddle Access
May 23, 7:00 PM @ Municipal Building Council Chambers
May 10, 5:30 PM @ Municipal Conference Room (Ground Floor of Burlington Municipal Building)
Meetings are open to the public.
May 3, 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/.
May 6, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Thataways Youth Center
Registration Required. Register online!
May 10, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ North Park
May 14, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Thataways Youth Center
For All Ages
Burlington Recreation & Parks invites moms and daughters out to spend a fun evening at Thataways Youth Center! Enjoy arts & crafts, pampering time, photo booth fun, and a yummy salad and pizza supper. We will also watch a movie on the big screen (please remember to bring a blanket & comfy pillows for this time)! Pre-registration required. Last day to register is Wednesday, May 11. Register online at www.BurlingtonNC.gov.
May 17, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ North Park
May 18, 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM @ Kernodle Senior Center
Age: 55 and over
Burlington Recreation & Parks invites seniors to come along to enjoy lunch & entertainment. For more information or to register by April 1, please call (336) 222-5135. Payment will be due by April 1.
May 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina
Ages: 1 - 15
Burlington Recreation & Parks presents the 18th annual Lori Brady Foster Memorial Kids Bank Fishing Day in the Park. Space is limited to the first 100 registered. Everyone is a winner, but you must be present to win. Each child will receive a participation packet along with free pizza & drink. Only one rod per child. Parents or guardians must accompany their child with fishing rod. Prizes will be drawn for each child in attendance immediately following the fishing event. For more information or to register by May 20, please call (336) 449-2078. This is not a tournament format, everyone is a winner!
May 21, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Burlington City Park - Kiwanis Shelter
Enjoy a few hours by the water; learn about the creek life, and how to use specialized equipment to assess the health of our waters. Waterproof footwear is recommended, closed toe shoes are required. This program will be presented by Burlington Recreation & Parks, City of Burlington Water Resources, and StormwaterSMART.
Ages: 5 & up, children must be closely supervised by an accompanying adult
May 22, 1:00 PM - 7:00 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.
May 23, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Thataways Youth Center
Ages: Middle & High School Students
Burlington Recreation & Parks and the Burlington Youth Council presents Geocaching for Teens. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempts to find the geocache hidden at that location. Come and learn how to use the Geocaching Intro App on your Smartphone and then practice your skills as we head out in search of geocaches! Participants must bring a fully-charged Smartphone with the free Geocaching Intro App installed. Plan on walking up to 2 miles so wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water. Space is limited!
May 24, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ North Park
May 31, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ North Park
May 7, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Downtown Burlington
Active City Streets was created in 2012 through a partnership of Recreation and Parks, Alamance County Public Libraries and The Burlington Downtown Corporation.
Wear your tennis shoes, this event is designed to get you moving! There will be stations set up all over the streets of downtown to keep you active. Learn to hula hoop, Play a life size game of Fooseball, take a zumba class, line dance with the YMCA, let your kids play in the kid zone and then grab a bite to eat from one of the food trucks.
Our great downtown shops and restaurants will be open. Make sure you stop in and see what all the buzz is about our great downtown district.
May 13, All Day @ City Park Field #1
Featuring Music from The Dickens Band at Relay for Life located at City Park Field #1. Bring a chair, blanket, food, family and friends for a night of music and fun. Series Sponsored by Alamance County Arts Council, Alamance Crossing, Graham Recreation & Parks Department, Burlington Recreation & Parks Department, Mebane Recreation & Parks Department and Mebane Business Association. To sign-up or donate to the Relay for Life event in Burlington, please visit their website: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY16SA?pg=entry&fr_id=70921
May 27, 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: June 24th, July 22nd, August 26th & September 23rd