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Board of Adjustments Calendar

  1. Board of Adjustment

    April 14, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Council Chamber

Burlington Housing Commission Calendar

  1. Burlington Housing Commission

    April 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Council Chamber

City Council Calendar

  1. City Council Meeting

    April 7, 7:00 PM @ Municipal Building, City Council Chambers

  2. City Council Meeting

    April 21, 7:00 PM @ Municipal Building, City Council Chambers

Historic Preservation Commission Calendar

  1. Burlington Historic Preservation Commission

    April 14, 7:00 PM @ Council Chamber


  1. City Holiday Good Friday

    April 3, All Day

    City administrative offices are closed for the holiday. Sanitation schedules may be modified accordingly.

Other Events

  1. Landlord Tenant Law & Rights Workshop

    April 9, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Kernodle Senior Center

    This event is a free workshop for renters, landlords, housing advocates, and anyone who cares about fair housing. Rebecca Price, an attorney for Legal Aid, will present on topics such as tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities.

  2. Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

    April 18, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Burlington Fire Training Center

    Rain or Shine Household Generated Waste Only – NO Commerical/Business Waste Accepted Types of hazardous waste accepted: • Latex & oil based paint and spray paint • Household cleaners, drain openers, toilet bowl cleaners, oven cleaners, disinfectants • Solvents, thinners, shellacs, varnishes, sealers, wood preservatives • Automotive products including brake fluid, antifreeze, used motor oil (up to 5-gal per resident), filters, gasoline • Pesticides & insecticides including poisons, aerosols, weed killers • Miscellaneous materials such as acids, bases, kerosene, batteries, photographic chemicals, pool chemicals, mercury, fluorescent tubes • Camp and grill size propane cylinders only Household material NOT accepted: • Gas Cylinders (except camp and grill size propane cylinders) • Explosives / Ammunition • Medical Waste • Electronics / TVs / Computers • Radioactives / Smoke Detectors Free event is sponsored by the Alamance County Landfill. Co-sponsors are Cooperative Extens

  3. Low-Cost Rabies Clinic

    April 25, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Alamance County Environmental Health Section

    Rabies vaccinations at a low cost of $5 per pet.

Recreation & Parks Calendar

  1. 2015 Senior Citizen of the Year Award Nominations Due

    April 1, All Day @ Burlington Senior Adult Leisure Services

    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Senior Citizen of the Year Award. Each letter must contain the name of the applicant, age, and their contribution to the community. The letter must be signed by the person who is nominating the senior along with telephone number and address. Please submit letters to the Burlington Senior Adult Leisure Services, P.O. Box 1358, Burlington, N.C. 27216 no later than April 1, 2015. The award will be presented May 5, 2015 at the Community Council meeting. For more information, please call (336) 222-5135.

  2. Crafty Recyclable Collection for Youth Programs

    April 1 - April 30 @ Burlington Recreation & Parks Main Office

    Specific recyclable & reusable items are being collected at the Burlington Recreation & Parks Main Office to be used throughout youth programs for arts & crafts, as well as nature and gardening activities for children of all ages. Please make sure donated items are empty & clean. For a listing of upcoming youth programs, please visit www.BurlingtonNC.gov.

  3. The Seven Last Words

    April 3, All Day @ Paramount Theater

  4. Glow In The Dark Easter Egg Hunt

    April 3, 6:00 PM @ Mayco Bigelow Community Center

    Ages: 2-5 only Burlington Recreation & Parks presents the annual Glow In The Dark Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your Easter baskets and enough room to store eggs that glow in the dark. Last year we had over 75 kids to search the gym for eggs with prizes inside. There will be prizes and giveaways. Kids can stick around and get a picture with the Easter Bunny. We will start at 6pm exactly until all of the eggs have been found, so don’t be late.

  5. Burlington City Park Easter Egg Hunt

    April 4, 10:00 AM @ Burlington City Park - Field #1

    Ages: 2-12 Burlington Recreation & Parks invites families to the annual Easter Egg Hunt in the park. The hunt will be located at City Park on Field #1. New this year BRPD will be dividing the egg hunts into two times. First egg hunt will be at 10:00am, for children 2-5 years old. During this hunt, one parent per child is allowed on the hunting grounds. In order to keep all children safe, no strollers are allowed on the hunting grounds. The second hunt will start at 10:30am for children ages 6-12 years old. During this hunt no parents are allowed on the hunting grounds. Join the fun! The eggs will be filled with candy, tickets to the amusement park rides, the Maynard Aquatic Center, and many more surprises. Each hunt will include prize eggs. There will be one lucky egg winner and several prize winners. Keep your eye for the Easter Bunny for photo opportunities. The Amusement Park will open at 10am.

  6. North Park Easter Egg Hunt

    April 4, 10:00 AM @ North Park

    Ages: 2-5, 6-9, 10-14, 15-Adults Burlington Recreation & Parks invites everyone to be a part of a tradition. Hunt for candy eggs and we will raffle off Easter baskets and prizes. We have something for everyone and the Easter Bunny will be there as well. The crowd is always large and we look forward to seeing you at North Park. Don’t forget your Easter baskets!

  7. The Egg Splash Aqua Egg Hunt

    April 4, 11:00 AM @ Maynard Aquatic Center

    Ages: 0-14 Burlington Recreation & Parks invites you to grab your Easter Basket and head to the Aquatic Center for the annual Egg Splash Aqua Egg Hunt. Join the race as kids from the community jump in for the bright colorful eggs that fill the pool. The hunt will be held shortly after the City Park Easter Egg Hunt with the first age group beginning at 11am. After the event, those that participate in the Egg Splash will be allowed to stay for the remainder of the day at no charge. Public swimming will begin at normal time, 12pm. Bathing suits with liners are required. Cotton is not allowed in the pool including but not limited to t-shirts, underwear, street clothing, basketball shorts, mesh shorts, etc.

  8. Special Populations’ Easter Egg Hunt

    April 4, 1:00 PM @ Behind Thataways Youth Center

    For All Ages Burlington Recreation & Parks will be offering an Easter Egg Hunt to any age person with developmental disabilities.

  9. Alamance/Burlington Senior Games Begin

    April 6, All Day @ Kernodle Senior Center

    Senior Games: April 6 – May 14 Opening Ceremonies: April 7 at 9am Awards Tea: May 7 at 2pm SilverArts Literary, Visual & Heritage Exhibit: May 12-13 Silver Arts Literacy, Visual & Heritage Awards Reception: May 13 at 4pm SilverArts Performing Arts Show: May 14 Ages: 50 years & above Held at Various Locations

  10. Spring Break Fundays

    April 6, 7:30 AM - April 10, 6:00 PM @ Thataways Youth Center

    Ages: 4 -12 & Middle School Students Fundays Rates: Full Time BRPD Afterschool Participant: included in the monthly fees Part Time or Drop In BRPD Afterschool Participant & Public: (pay in advance) Daily: $20-1st child; $16-2nd child; $14-3rd child Spring Break Special (Spring Break only): $60-1st child; $50-2nd child; $40-3rd child OnTeacher Workdays and certain Holidays, the Fundays Program operates at Thataways Youth Center. This facility will be CLOSED to the public during Fundays. Registration form and payment must be received in advance and a hard copy of the receipt must be presented at the sign in table for Part Time, Drop In, & Public Participants. No refunds or transferable options for Fundays payments. Fundays must have a minimum of 6 paid participants to operate.

  11. Basic Archery Instruction for Youth

    April 8, All Day @ Lake Mackintosh Clubhouse (temporary indoor archery range)

    Burlington Recreation & Parks invites youth to experience basic archery at the Lake Mackintosh Clubhouse. Participants will be taken through a lesson promoting safety and archery basics encouraging a focus on performing a proper shot: featuring an introduction to archery, safety on the range, using a string bow, and 11steps of archery success through the NASP curriculum. For more information or to register, please call (336) 229-3150 or visit www.BurlingtonNC.gov/youth. Space is limited; all participants must pre-register and complete a registration form with liability waiver the day of the program (see attached). Archery equipment will be provided by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s North Carolina Hunter Education Program through an enhancement federal grant from the Pittman-Roberson Act. Participants may bring a water bottle with their name on it and a healthy snack. Please wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.

  12. Senior Morning Out

    April 9, 10:00 AM @ Paramount Theater

  13. North Park Library Celebrates National Library Week

    April 15, 3:30 PM @ North Park Public Library

    Celebrate National Library Week with Alamance County Public Libraries, April 12-18. Come by North Park Public Library on Wednesday, April 15 at 3:30pm to enjoy fun for the whole family! The event will feature face painting, activities, an ice cream sundae bar, and lots of great books!

  14. Disney's Tarzan

    April 17 - April 19 @ Paramount Theater

  15. Burlington Recreation & Parks Shop Day @ Dick's Sporting Goods

    April 18, All Day @ Dick's Sporting Goods

    The next Burlington Recreation & Parks Shop Day @ Dick's Sporting Goods is Saturday, April 18! The Burlington Recreation and Parks Department is proud to be sponsored by Dick's Sporting Goods, who generously provides equipment for youth baseball, softball, soccer, and lacrosse programs throughout the year. Stop by the league check-in table to receive discount details! Coupon will be valid All Day April 18 only. *BRPD Representatives will be on-hand on that Saturday from 10am-2pm to answer questions about athletics!

  16. Go Green Kids! – National Volunteer Week Project

    April 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Thataways Youth Center

    For All Ages Join Burlington Recreation & Parks and the Burlington Youth Council to “make a difference”! Participants will spend the morning cleaning up the City Park, creating a craft with recyclables, learning how to compost, planting, and learning about ways to go green! Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, please call (336) 222-5134. To learn more about other projects and volunteering in the community for National Volunteer Week, please call the United Way of Alamance County at (336) 438-2000.

  17. Smart Driver Course

    April 21, 10:00 AM @ Kernodle Senior Center

    Age: licensed drivers of all ages Burlington Recreation & Parks invites licensed drivers of all ages to come learn how to drive safely. The class is 4 hours and participants are given a certificate to take to their insurance company which might result in a reduced premium. This program will be presented by the AARP. For more information or to register by April 13, please call (336) 222-5135.

  18. Senior Hiking Club

    April 21, 1:00 PM @ Haw River Trail - Shallow Ford Natural Area

    Age: 55 & above Burlington Recreation & Parks and Alamance County Recreation & Parks invite seniors to join the Senior Hiking Club. For more information or to register, please call (336) 222-5135.

  19. Disney's Tarzan

    April 24 - April 26 @ Paramount Theater

  20. Staley Creek Clean Up

    April 25, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Meeting Location: Mayco Bigelow Community Center Parking Lot

    The City of Burlington Water Resources Department invites all local service groups, youth groups, and residents to participate in a Stream Side Cleanup of Staley Creek and its tributaries. This Cleanup is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Burlington and the City of Burlington Water Resources Department. The event offers volunteers a chance to make a difference for the environment. Come out and join us as we remove trash, debris and other items from the stream to improve water quality. For more information or to register, please call (336) 222-5140.

Special Events

  1. Easter Egg Hunt

    April 4, 10:00 AM @ City Park Field #1

    Join us for the Fun! •Hunt eggs filled with candy, tickets to park rides, passes to the city aquatics facility, Texas Roadhouse coupons, Chick-fil-a coupons and many more surprises. •Keep your eyes out for the LUCKY eggs on the field! Lucky eggs win a special prize basket! •Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny

  2. Homegrown in the Park

    April 11, All Day @ Burlington City Park