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Ogden Skate Park Grand Opening on Sunday

Posted April 18, 2017 at 2:47 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens will hold a grand opening for the county’s Ogden Skate Park on Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m. The … Read More »

Beautification Events Kick Off Plant an Azalea Week

Posted March 31, 2017 at 9:58 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Tuesday, April 4, New Hanover County Parks & Gardens and The Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County will be partnering with The Cape Fear Garden … Read More »

Hugh MacRae Park Splash Pad to Open Saturday

Posted March 27, 2017 at 2:16 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens, in partnership with Trillium Health Resources, will hold a grand opening for the county’s new splash pad at Hugh … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Announces Concert Series Line-up for 2017

Posted March 21, 2017 at 8:10 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

New Hanover County, NC – Airlie Gardens has unveiled its slate of musical performers for the 2017 Summer Concert Series. The concert season will kick off Friday, May 19 with … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Seeks Volunteers

Posted February 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens is holding a two-day orientation for prospective volunteers on March 8 and 9, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The orientation is called “Discovering Airlie- … Read More »

Airlie Gardens receives grant to expand environmental education

Posted January 20, 2017 at 10:26 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens was recently awarded the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Ribbon of Hope Grant for science education. The $25,000 grant will enable Airlie Gardens to expand … Read More »

New Hanover County Parks adds splash pad and additional amenities

Posted December 14, 2016 at 10:56 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens recently completed the new splash pad at Hugh MacRae Park. The 2,700 square foot wet play area will officially … Read More »

New Hanover County Parks & Gardens Openings

Posted October 9, 2016 at 6:01 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

UPDATE: All New Hanover County Parks & Gardens are open except Blue Clay Bike Park, which is expected to open on Monday, October 17.   NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – All New … Read More »

Northern Regional Park opens

Posted May 23, 2016 at 3:56 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

(New Hanover County)– Helping residents implement healthier lifestyles is one of the major initiatives in New Hanover County. The dedication of the 112 acre Northern Regional Park on Saturday is … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Celebrates National Public Gardens Day & Ribbit the Exhibit

Posted May 2, 2016 at 11:09 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

New Hanover County, NC – National Public Gardens Day on May 6 is a national day of celebration to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and their important role in … Read More »

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