The upcoming Hurley Park Butterfly Release on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m., is a great event at which to learn about Monarch butterflies and other butterfly species, their migration, and milkweed (their host plant). Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to find a good seat as the release happens quickly. Food trucks will be available for food purchase.
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department invites handlers and their beloved pooch to enjoy a refreshing swim at Fred M. Evans Pool on Saturday, September 7, 1 to 5:30 p.m. for the annual Doggie Dip Swim Party. This special day is for all well-mannered dogs and their handlers to enjoy the sun and water while meeting others who share the same interest.
Pets give us unconditional love, but their waste certainly does not. Contrary to some thinking, pet feces is not a fertilizer for soil or plants, and quite the opposite of good intentions can occur. Pet “poop” can affect stormwater quality by running off into storm drains and in to streams, creating potential algae blooms and affecting water toxicity.
Fall is coming! Vacuum machines collect loose leaves from mid-October until the end of March only. Residents are asked to have all loose leaves raked to the curb by Monday morning of your collection week to be ensured they are collected by Friday. During this time, you may call (704) 638-5260 about scheduled collection in your neighborhood, or look for a schedule in your monthly billing notice. Read more to view the Loose Leaf Collection Map.
The Salisbury Public Services Department announces that 10 of its fleet division employees are now certified Emergency Vehicle Technicians (EVT). The certification represents the fleet staff has successfully passed the training to maintain, diagnose and repair emergency vehicles used by the Salisbury Fire Department.
The Salisbury Community Action Teams will host a Community Resource Fair for residents, particularly parents and children, Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hurley YMCA.
Volunteer applications for the BlockWork event on Make A Difference Day, October 26, 2019 are now open. Learn more or apply now with some friends at salisburync.gov/BlockWork.
Are you recycling correctly? Did you know that the wrong item in your recycling bin could contaminate an entire truckload?
Read more to find out what are the top 12 contaminants to keep OUT of your recycling bin.
Are you recycling correctly? Did you know that the wrong item in your recycling bin could contaminate an entire truckload?Are you recycling correctly? Did you know that the wrong item in your recycling bin could contaminate an entire truckload?
Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) will host Brewbury Fest on Friday and Saturday, September 20-21. The downtown Salisbury Brewbury Fest is a two-day event to celebrate the art of craft beer and showcase the city’s buzzing downtown. This ticketed event will allow attendees 21 years of age or older to experience the diverse flavors offered by esteemed craft breweries from all over North Carolina.
Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins will host area youth at a free baseball camp as part of the annual United States Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) support of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) “PLAY BALL SUMMER” initiative. The program focuses on the fun nature of baseball, and encourages an active and healthy lifestyle for children in all communities.