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Carrboro Open Streets continues its success in second year

Carrboro Open Streets continues its success in second year

On Saturday, April 12, the second annual Carrboro Open Streets festival was held on Weaver Street, emptying the road of its usual traffic and opening it up to residents to participate in various activities. Weaver Street was a sight of celebration on the beautiful, sunny Saturday morning.  Families flocked around with their strollers while children drew with sidewalk chalk, tossed… Read more →

Forget candy and flowers; local residents celebrate their love for Carrboro this month

Forget candy and flowers; local residents celebrate their love for Carrboro this month

Red, decorated heart cutouts hung from the ceiling at the headquarters for TABLE, a nonprofit hunger-relief organization based in Carrboro. Picked over cookies sat on the front table, left over from a celebration early last week. The scene resembled an elementary school Valentine’s Day party—minus the shelves stocked with non-perishable goods ranging from Campbell’s soup to Welch’s grape jelly. But… Read more →

ArtsCenter courses bring education to community

ArtsCenter courses bring education to community

Whether your interests include cooking, dancing, ceramics, or even drawing dinosaurs, the ArtsCenter of Carrboro has a class for you. With classes available for all ages and schedules, the ArtsCenter forms the key nucleus of the arts in Carrboro. Shirlette Ammons, the Youth Arts Coordinator for the center, located at 300-G E. Main St., said that the center’s pride comes… Read more →

Community Connection program aims to bridge student-parent technology divide

Community Connection program aims to bridge student-parent technology divide

“Where are you going? How long will you be gone? Will you be safe?” Since this fall, the Community Connection program in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District has aimed to bridge the technological divide between parents and their children. And Program Manager Darren Bell said he thinks parents should ask their children the same questions when they sit down… Read more →

Weaver Street grant installs elementary greenhouse

Weaver Street grant installs elementary greenhouse

Thanks in part to a grant from the Weaver Street Market Cooperative Community Fund, Kim Daniel and Jennifer Carson from Grady A. Brown Elementary School are able to install a new greenhouse for the students. The new greenhouse is a replacement for a greenhouse purchased in 1995, with money from a Piedmont Electric grant. Kim Daniel, the first grade teacher… Read more →

Set, juego y diversión

Set, juego y diversión

“Lo único necesario es que cada uno traiga sus zapatillas de tennis”. Eso es todo lo que se les exigió a los niños y niñas, padres y madres, que participaron en el Hispanic Tennis Carnival del pasado domingo 15 de septiembre en Carrboro, organizado por el Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department  en colaboración con la  Durham Orange Community Tennis Association… Read more →