Asheville Parks & Recreation brings free movies under the stars to Pack Square Park

 Asheville Parks & Recreation brings free movies under the stars to Pack Square Park A tradition for many mountain families returns to Pack Square Park on Friday, May 13. Asheville Parks & Recreation’s popular Movies in the Park series begins its 2022 season with a showing of Encanto. Community members are invited to bring [...]

FY22 Council Priority Accomplishments: ARPA Funding

The unexpected infusion of 26-million Dollars in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, federal funds designed to support local governments in responding to the economic and public health impacts of 2019,  provided the City with a challenge, but a great opportunity as well. The question:  how will funds be allocated to have the most impactful and successful results? As Kim Marmon-Saxe, ARPA project manager puts it, “we have a great opportunity to work in partnership with the community, to learn together and achieve a successful outcome.”

Community invited to groundbreaking for community center expansion on April 28

Asheville Parks & Recreation invites community members to celebrate the expansion of Dr. Wesley Grant, Sr., Southside Community Center (285 Livingston Street) during a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 28. Brief remarks from Mayor Esther Manheimer, Parks & Recreation Director D. Tyrell McGirt, and a student from the after school program begin promptly at [...]

Earth Day is just around the corner!

The Office of Sustainability invites you to join in the fun of making a cleaner, greener Asheville at home, at work, and in our community. There are many ways to make small changes with big impact to the health and quality of our environment.  Below are a few examples and a super fun opportunity to join in the fun. Earth Day is this Friday and it's not too late to schedule your earth action!

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