The final installation of Art in the Heart. Plus, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial; the second annual Write Local, Read Local Author Fair; and more.
“We love to see all the new skaters wheelin’ around, but please, Asheville Parks and Rec, help us find a way to keep all these groups rollin’ and help ensure that our hockey kids don’t get squeezed out.”
“The people we exclude from public spaces, and the things we refer to as worthless, say a lot about what we value as a community.”
If you have a child participating in travel sports in Western North Carolina, you’ve likely spent more than a few weekends and vacation days driving to Charlotte or Atlanta or Columbia or dozens of other destinations throughout the Southeast. You’ve slept in countless motels, spent hundreds of hours at well-manicured baseball diamonds or soccer complexes […]
“I would like to give a big thank-you and a round of applause to the city of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department.”
At a Southside neighborhood meeting on Monday, Feb. 1, Parks & Recreation director Roderick Simmons said his department has no plans to close the Walton Street Park and Pool at 570 Oakland Rd.
Passersby in downtown Asheville got another surprise today as the iconic Flat Iron sculpture — knocked off its base in a Feb. 28 car accident — was gone. The sculpture was removed for “complete restoration,” according to a release from the city’s Parks and Recreation department.
Asheville’s July 4th celebration this year could have a distinctly corporate feel to it.
The Asheville Parks and Recreation Department has announced offering a wide range of programs for children and adults this fall. Here’s a partial rundown.