The time is here to apply to serve your town on a City board or commission. To be considered for appointment, simply complete and submit the application available at www.BurlingtonNC.gov/Boards. City Council will make appointments in June for terms of service that begin in July. Service on a board or commission is typically a 3-year commitment.
Did you Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Btown Events?
We were all Irish last Friday at the 2nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Bash and Parade in Downtown Burlington! Thanks to everyone who joined in the celebration. Relive the moment, or check out what you missed with this quick video.
Shop | Save | Support Burlington Recreation
Support Burlington Recreation and Parks and save big at Dick's Sporting Goods (at Alamance Crossing) on April 15th. Show this flier on your smartphone to take advantage of your discount.
Aid Your Spring Cleaning
In an effort to assist residents in their spring cleaning, the Burlington City Council has waived bulk waste collection fees until April 28th. Only residential sanitation customers that currently receive bulk collection services are eligible for this promotion. The normal bulk collection fees are $6.75 per “bite” of the bulk trucks. For more information visit: http://www.burlingtonnc.gov/121/Bulk-Material
See Yourself in Blue?
Join us on April 1st from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Burlington Police Department (267 West Front Street, Burlington) for a Recruitment Open House.
Meet officers and executive staff and take a guided station tour. Learn about the BPD's benefit package.
Start your application process on-site with an HR Specialist.
For more information visit: www.BurlingtonNC.gov/OpenHouse.
Join the Burlington Recreation & Parks, Police, and Fire Departments on April 1st at Holly Hill Mall for a Bike Rodeo and Safe Kids Expo!
BPD Takes a Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
The BPD took the polar plunge at Wet N' Wild to raise $30,000 for Special Olympics this winter! Rosie Ostman, Sheila Lackey, Belinda Parker, Courtney Fowler, and Mark Rascoe all took part in the event.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Saturday, April 8 • 8am-10am
For All Ages
Cost: $5 per person
Thataways Youth Center • 1331 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215
Celebrate with Burlington Recreation & Parks at Thataways Youth Center with the whole family! Tickets are now on sale through April 5, space is limited. Pre-registration is required. For more information, please call (336) 222-5030. Register Online
Pitch, Hit & Run!
BRPD and The Burlington Royals will
host a free Scotts® Major League
Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™
Competition for area youth.
Date: Sat, April 22, 2017
Time: 9am (gates open at 8:30am)
Location: Royal’s Stadium
(1450 Graham Street, Burlington 27217)
For questions concerning the competition, please contact your Local Coordinator, Jordan Wood at 336.222.5030 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic Archery for Youth
Basic Archery Instruction for Youth - Recurve Bow
Thursday, April 13
Ages: 9-12 • 9am – 12noon
Ages: 13-16 • 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Cost: Free, all equipment will be provided
Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina at the Clubhouse (temporary indoor archery range) • 2704 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington, NC 27215
Burlington Recreation & Parks invites youth to experience basic archery at the Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina’s Clubhouse. Participants will be taken through a lesson promoting safety and archery basics encouraging a focus on performing a proper shot: featuring an introduction to archery, safety on the range, using a string bow, and 11 steps of archery success. Register Online
Thataways Grand Reveal
Come see the renovation that has been 20 years in the making on Saturday, April 8th from 6pm-9pm. Thataways Youth Center will have new bathrooms, flooring, office space, and a fresh coat of paint. There will be family games, door prizes, trivia, music, concessions, and an opportunity for citizens to make their mark on the new Thataways! This is a FREE event! For more information, please call (336) 222-5030 or visit www.BurlingtonNC.gov/thataways.