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Career Open House - Hickory Police Department

Hickory Police to hold Career Open House on November 13th.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:26am

Learn about Fire Safety at the Ridgeview Branch Library

Preschoolers and their families are invited to learn about fire safety at the Ridgeview Library on Tuesday, October 23, beginning at 11 am. The Hickory Fire Department will visit to teach young children the importance of fire safety. They will also bring a real fire truck for little ones to explore and give everyone the chance to meet Pluggie the talking robotic fire hydrant!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 5:06pm

Jewelry Workshop at the Ridgeview Branch Library

Adults are invited to visit the Ridgeview Library on Monday, October 22 at 6 pm to learn how to create their own jewelry. Participants will learn how to apply texture with hammers on a circle of warm brass and pair it with a smaller piece of printed rusted tin to create a beautiful pendant that will be strung on cord. Instructor Ellen Ball will lead participants through each step so no prior experience is necessary.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 5:05pm

Beautification Awards presented by the Community Appearance Commission

The Community Appearance Commission will recognize the 2018 Beautification Awards recipients at a reception on Tuesday, October 16, at 6 p.m. in the Atrium at City Hall, located at 76 North Center Street.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 8:54am

Turn Your Website into a Lead Generator Seminar at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join Small Business Center staff for a seminar at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm to discover how to use your website to generate more business. This seminar covers the importance of creating a purposeful web experience for your web visitors with a focus on user experience and conversion. Too often website developers and business owners focus on the aesthetics of their site rather than conversion metrics. Attendees of this seminar will learn why that is a fatal flaw and how they can overcome it.

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 1:51pm

Water remains safe after overflow

The City of Hickory had a discharge of untreated wastewater on October 4, 2018 of an estimated 2,600 gallons at 310 Cloninger Mill Rd NW. The untreated wastewater was discharged into Falling Creek.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:05pm

Anti-Bullying Workshop at the Ridgeview Branch Library

Join Joshua Page from the Hickory Academy of Martial Arts at the Ridgeview Library on Thursday, October 18, beginning at 6 pm as he teaches you how to successfully respond to bullies with effective communication, confidence, and kindness. 

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:29pm

Edible Landscaping with Fruit at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join Dr. George Place, Catawba County Cooperative Extension Director in a presentation about fruit at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.  You can incorporate berries, tree fruit, nuts, and vine fruit seamlessly into your landscape design for a beautiful food production system.  This presentation is part of our Advanced Gardener series designed to help both beginner and advanced gardeners enjoy all of the health, enjoyment, and learning that comes from managing the home landscape and growing some of your own produce.  All presentations in the series are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:01am

Planning Ahead—Don’t Travel Without a Map at the Ridgeview Branch Library

As adults, we plan our travel, our finances, and our menus—but many of us don’t do advance care planning for our health care decisions. Learn what options and choices you have by joining Catawba Regional Hospice for an informational session on Monday, October 15, beginning at 11 am. NC Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney forms will be discussed and made available for attendees.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 9:05am

Pumpkin Decorating Contest at the Ridgeview Branch Library

Bring your family and friends to the library to show off your pumpkin decorating skills on Saturday, October 13, beginning at 3 pm. Compete in small teams and work together to paint, glue, glitter, and draw your way to the most original pumpkin. This is a no carve competition so be creative. Supplies are limited so be sure to register your team today by calling the library or visiting our website!

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 9:04am


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