If you’re committed to trying something new, learning a new skill or hobby, and soaking up culture in 2022, Asheville Parks & Recreation has many free and low-cost opportunities for lifelong learning.
With millions of dollars in bond projects bringing significant improvements, modernization, and expansion to the Asheville Parks & Recreation system over the past few years, the City continues to support its 2036 Vision with additional investments in parks and healthy living opportunities that are not related [...]
2022 is only five days old, but it’s a good time to assess early progress on your New Year’s resolutions. Research shows that setting small and measurable goals leads to higher success rates among participants who resolve to change some aspect of their behavior, accomplish a personal objective, or otherwise focus on self-improvement. If you aim to get more active this year, this could mean increasing time spent walking, in the fitness center, or dancing by five or 10 minutes each week until you reach your target.
Asheville City Council wishes everyone a safe and healthy New Years Eve and New Year! We encourage all residents to follow this guidance from Buncombe County Health and Human Services. Happy New Year, Asheville!
As the Asheville community reflects on the year that was 2021, many of us resolve to continue healthy habits, change some aspect of our behavior, accomplish a personal goal, or otherwise focus on self-improvement in the new year. Though the decision to make a life change can happen any time, studies have found a higher success rate among those who make the commitment as a New Year’s resolution.
Looking for something fun to do with visiting family or children off from school? December 27 is Visit the Zoo Day, and the WNC Nature Center has three new animals that joined the Nature Center just in time for the holidays. The WNC Nature Center is closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s [...]
The City of Asheville’s 2022 Events Brochure is now available on Issuu.com. The brochure is more than just a directory highlighting fun things to do. The festivals and events brochure is a tool to assist the community for vendor, exhibitor, marketing, and volunteer opportunities. Looking for tips on planning an event? The online [...]
To provide better visibility into work the City of Asheville is doing in support of Council priorities, a new Projects landing page has been launched on the city’s website, ashevillenc.gov. The style of the page is similar to the existing News and Services landing pages providing consistency in navigation throughout the site.
Tis the season - to be eco-friendly! The next few weeks will be full of friends, family, events - and a lot of STUFF. Take care, Asheville, to follow some of these tips to reduce landfill waste and keep Asheville green!
During its regular meeting on December 14, Asheville City Council approved the annexation and initial zoning district designation of RS-2 (Residential Single Family Low Density District) of a 10.88-acre property planned for a City park in south Asheville.
A drop-by event to review the scope of the project will be held at the park on Saturday, December 4, 3-5 p.m. Fun activities will be available for children who attend!
A weeklong celebration of all things spooky! From haunted ‘castles’ to drive through trick or treating, Asheville Parks & Recreation has an event for all ages. Check them out – but don’t get scared! Virtual Costume Contest It’s time for that spooky season, and the WNC Nature Center is celebrating with a virtual costume contest! Entering is easy – [...]