Outdoor Learning Center @ Hall Fletcher Elementary Asks for Community Support

Bringing the Classroom Outside An initiative by Hall Fletcher Elementary in Asheville, North Carolina will bring a new, experiential learning opportunity to its students and the community. Anyone interested in supporting the Outdoor Learning Center initiative may visit Hall Fletcher Elementary’s online fundraising campaign at kickstarter.com (kck.st/1HMr3W8). ASHEVILLE, NC – May 26, 2015 – Hall […]

2015 West Asheville Garden Stroll Planning Meeting

WAGS is ready to start planning the best West Asheville Garden Stroll yet. The first meeting is Wednesday, May 13th from 6 to 7 pm at the library. All are invited! They are an easy going yet efficient bunch, one hour meetings strictly enforced. Join them! More information on WAGS can be found on their […]

Hall Fletcher Elementary Hosts First Annual District-Wide Girls’ Chess Summit June 4th

Asheville, NC, April 30, 2015: Hall Fletcher Elementary’s Pawnstorm Chess Team invites all Kindergarten through 5th Grade girls in in Asheville City Schools to come play chess at their first annual Girls’ Chess Summit, sponsored by Short Street Cakes. The Girls’ Chess Summit will take place at Hall Fletcher Elementary at 60 Ridgelawn Road in […]

New Belgium Brewing Site Update: April 28, 2015

ADDENDUM: We have an addendum to the recent site update. This Saturday morning, we will be pouring concrete floors inside the packaging and kegging halls. The site will become active at 3 a.m. and the pour will begin around 4 a.m. We need to extend the work hours in order to pour the volume of concrete necessary. Once again and always, […]

Waterkeeper Swim Guide Includes French Broad River Sites

As the weather warms up and more people start thinking about getting on and in the French Broad River to play we hear questions regarding the cleanliness of the river. The French Broad Riverkeeper test the water periodically and posts results on the website The Swim Guide (see link below). https://www.theswimguide.org/#35.054648565341395/-83.69776232128908/36.07121981780308/-81.97702867871094/10 There is also an […]

Carrier Park: Our Parks Day, Saturday, May 2, 2015

Come out and volunteer some time to spruce up Carrier Park on May 2, 2015. The Asheville Parks and Greenways Foundation is seeking volunteers to participate  in OurParks Day, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The City would like to have mulch spread along the walking trails at Carrier Park in West Asheville. We have tentatively set the start time of 10:00 am and we expect […]

RiverMusic 2015 kicks off with The Movement on May 1

It is time for  RiverLink’s RiverMusic series and once again you can take a free shuttle down to the festivities from Haywood Road – pick up is at Grace Baptist Church at 718 Haywood Road. ASHEVILLE — RiverLink’s RiverMusic – five Friday nights of free (!) live concerts by the French Broad River in the […]

West Asheville Plant Walks: 5/2 and 5/9 from 10 to 12 with Wendy Lippman

West Asheville Plant Walks: 5/2 and 5/9 from 10 to 12 with Wendy Lippman Nancy’s most recent west Asheville plant walk co-host, Wendy Lippman, will be going solo this spring with two walks  this May. To register email lippmanw@gmail.com or call 828 281-9037.   The walks will start in the parking lot on the side of the Westend Bakery and […]