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September 2020

Live for 45: All Levels Yoga

September 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for another Live for 45 Session on Wednesday, September 30 at 12 noon with Terri Maultsby of Think Eat Grow for the last virtual session on All Levels Yoga.  The session will take a place at the railroad underpass on Bragg Street on the Downtown Greenway. Whether you’re a beginner to yoga or more experienced, Terri will guide you through a challenging physical yoga practice with a message of empowerment, community, acceptance, and personal transformation.  Take a  break…

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October 2020

Downtown Greenway Nature Series: Bird Watching 101 with Piedmont Bird Club

October 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Bird Watching 101 with Piedmont Bird Club Tuesday, October 6 from 5:30-6:30 pm Morehead Park- 475 Spring Garden Street Join members of the Piedmont Bird Club to learn some basics about birdwatching.  The PBC leaders, Stella Wear, Tom Wear, and Melanie Stadler will share their enthusiasm for birding and nature with this introduction to birding.  They will discuss and answer questions about the birds that can be expected in town and in your own backyards during this time of year. …

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Live for 45: Virtual Golf Cart Tour of the Open Sections on the Downtown Greenway

October 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 Want to check out the Downtown Greenway on a virtual golf cart tour? Project Manager Dabney Sanders takes you on a golf cart tours of the Downtown Greenway of the open sections that you can explore now on foot or bike. Find out the history behind some of the pieces of public art, the innovative efforts to go green, and some of the economic growth that has developed along the Downtown Greenway. Click here to take the golf cart tour of…

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Run 4 the Greenway Virtual Challenge

October 17, 2020

  Click here to register for the virtual run. Get a sneak peek of the race route here. Check out the drone footage of the 4 mile loop here. Runners Hollis Oberlies and Brian Crean explain what a virtual challenge is-- watch here. Rosemary Plybon highlights Downtown Greenway construction and the Virtual Challenge-- click here to watch. The #Run4Greenway is an event to raise awareness about the Downtown Greenway and a fundraiser to help us complete the Downtown Greenway as a…

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Downtown Greenway Nature Series: Creating your own Permaculture Garden

October 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Creating Your Own Permaculture Garden Wednesday, October 21 from 6-7 pm Meeting Place- 801 West Smith Street Join Sara Stratton at the Public Edible Orchard at Meeting Place to learn what a permaculture garden is and how to create on in your own backyard with native plants.  Sara is an Environmental Education Teacher at the Greensboro Montessori School and is certified in permaculture design. Pop-Up classes are free; pre-registration required. Email llorenz@actiongreensboro.org to register. All classes will be limited to…

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Live for 45: Virtual Golf Cart Tour of Construction on the Downtown Greenway

October 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Want to check out the Downtown Greenway on a virtual golf cart tour? Project Manager Dabney Sanders takes you on a golf cart tour of the Downtown Greenway of the sections under construction and along the railtrail on the Downtown Greenway that will soon be under construction. And a SPECIAL sneak peek of artist Thomas Sayre’s fascinating work on the West Woods art project on Phase 4. Click here to take the golf cart tour of the sections under construction…

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November 2020

Run 4 the Greenway Virtual Challenge Closing Event

November 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a virtual closing event for the 2020 Run 4 the Greenway Virtual Challenge!  Prizes for runner participants, live music and trivia.  Stayed tuned for more info!

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Volunteer Workday at Woven Works Park

November 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us on Saturday, November 14 from 9-11am at Woven Works Park at the corner of Lindsay and Murrow to pull weeds and plant native plants in the Bird, Bee & Butterfly Pollinator Garden.  If you would like to volunteer, please email Laura Lorenz at llorenz@actiongreensboro.org.  Please bring a mask, wear gloves, long pants, and sturdy shoes.  We will practice social distancing as we work.

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December 2020

Live for 45: Bridging the Gap Project on Downtown Greenway with Darlene McLinton

December 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for “Expresso Conversations” virtual style with local artist of Bridging the Gap project Darlene McClinton! Downtown Greenway Project Manager Dabney Sanders will chat with Darlene on site about the project to re-paint the Morehead Park bridge supports, her inspiration, challenges that led to the transformation of the colorless bridge supports on the Downtown Greenway. Hear from part of Darlene's team on their experience: Jennifer Meanley-UNCG Art Professor/MFA program, Neidy Perdomo- Local Graphic Designer, James Raleigh - Local Artist.…

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March 2021

Greenway Connects: Cornerstone Conversations with Dabney Sanders, Project Manager

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

FREE Zumba Class on the Downtown Greenway

March 23 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

The More You Know GSO: Art with Freedom Cornerstone Artist Radcliffe Bailey

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Action Greensboro's live Facebook session on Wednesday, March 24 at noon for a  conversation with artist, Radcliffe Bailey about his proposal for the Freedom Cornerstone on the Downtown Greenway. Radcliffe will share his vision for the cornerstone, his inspiration, and his ideas around how he hopes the Greensboro community will interact and respond to this piece. Elaine Gustufson, the Curator of Collections at the Weatherspoon Art Gallery, will chat with Radcliffe about his piece that is on view at…

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LoFi Park Open House

March 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
LoFi Park, 500 North Eugene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States

April 2021

Greenway Connects: Cornerstone Conversations with Dabney Sanders, Project Manager

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

FREE Yoga Classes with Dancing Dogs Yoga

April 13 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Bragg Street & MLK Jr. Drive, 501 East Bragg Street
Greensboro, NC
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