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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 »

New Hanover County Partners for Plant an Azalea Week and Realtor® Action Day

Posted April 1, 2016 at 3:11 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Next week is Plant an Azalea Week, and New Hanover County Parks & Gardens and The Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County are partnering with … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Announces Concert Series Line-up for 2016

Posted March 17, 2016 at 10:54 am     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens has unveiled its slate of musical performers for the 2016 Summer Concert Series. True to tradition, a concert will take place … Read More »

Parks & Gardens Master Plan Public Meeting

Posted March 14, 2016 at 3:20 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County is conducting a Parks and Gardens Master Plan Update and will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. … Read More »

Skatepark Awarded Tony Hawk Foundation Grant

Posted March 3, 2016 at 4:14 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is pleased to announce that The Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County has been awarded the top grant of $25,000 from the … Read More »

TreeFest 2016 Offers Tree Seedlings and Native Grasses

Posted December 17, 2015 at 8:36 am     Category: Communications & OutreachNews ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The New Hanover County Parks & Gardens Department is pleased to sponsor TreeFest, an annual distribution of tree seedlings that will be held on Friday, January 22 … Read More »

The 2015 Enchanted Airlie holiday light show completely SOLD OUT for the season!

Posted December 15, 2015 at 1:32 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Enchanted Airlie, a New Hanover County tradition, is completely SOLD OUT for the 2015 season. Started in 2005, Enchanted Airlie has been a wonderful opportunity … Read More »

Enchanted Airlie Offers Quiet Visits with Santa for Kids with Special Needs

Posted December 3, 2015 at 4:37 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

The 2015 Enchanted Airlie holiday light show celebrates 11 years as a Wilmington tradition! For the first time, we are partnering with The Clinic for Special Children to offer Quiet … Read More »

Skate Park Kicks Off Fundraising Effort on Giving Tuesday!

Posted December 1, 2015 at 8:35 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County is kicking off its major fundraising efforts for the new skatepark that is being added to Ogden Park. … Read More »

Open House at the New Hanover County Executive Development Center

Posted November 10, 2015 at 4:38 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

  Did you know that New Hanover County Parks & Gardens operates a conference center that is available to the public to rent?  The Executive Development Center (EDC) is located … Read More »

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