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New Hanover County declares State of Emergency, limits gatherings to 10, closes public beach access to prevent spread of COVID-19

Posted March 20, 2020 at 5:23 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseParks and GardensPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, authorized by Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman, issued a State of Emergency today, March 20, prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 … Read More »

Artists Needed for Airlie Gardens’ Squirrels! Art Exhibit, Coming July 2020

Posted February 13, 2020 at 11:31 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens is looking for artists, or teams of artists, to decorate, paint, and adorn one of ten oversized fiberglass squirrels for the gardens’ newest … Read More »

TreeFest 2020 offers free trees and native grass Jan. 17-18 at Independence Mall

Posted January 3, 2020 at 1:02 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews ReleaseParks and GardensSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The 23rd annual TreeFest will be held Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or while supplies last, at … Read More »

Airlie Gardens’ 2019 Exhibit “HeART of the Gardens” opens July 1

Posted June 25, 2019 at 10:37 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – For its seventh-annual exhibit, Airlie Gardens will showcase “HeART of the Gardens” from July 1 through October 31, 2019. Artists and teams of artists have been … Read More »

Plant an Azalea Week begins April 1

Posted March 29, 2019 at 3:17 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Monday, April 1, New Hanover County Parks & Gardens and The Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County will be partnering with The Cape Fear … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Announces Concert Series Line-up for 2019

Posted March 27, 2019 at 3:16 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens has unveiled its slate of musical performers for the 2019 Summer Concert Series. The concert season will kick off Friday, May 17 with … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Partners With Local Garden Clubs and Donors to Replant After Hurricane Florence

Posted March 21, 2019 at 4:57 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens has begun replanting damaged areas as part of their recovery efforts after Hurricane Florence. Airlie is partnering with The Cape Fear Garden Club … Read More »

Airlie Gardens Art Exhibit: Call to Artists

Posted February 1, 2019 at 12:23 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  New Hanover County’s Airlie Gardens is looking for artists, or teams of artists, to decorate, paint, and adorn one of ten oversized fiberglass hearts for the gardens’ newest … Read More »

TreeFest 2019 Offers Tree Seedlings and Native Grasses

Posted January 7, 2019 at 10:50 am     Category: News ReleaseParks and GardensSoil and Water Conservation

​New Hanover County, NC – TreeFest, an annual distribution of tree seedlings, will be held Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or until trees … Read More »

New Hanover County to dedicate Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

Posted November 14, 2018 at 2:12 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens will dedicate a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at Hugh MacRae Park on Monday, November 19 at 11 a.m. … Read More »

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