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City of Hickory parks reopen today; recreation centers and libraries on normal hours

All City of Hickory parks have been reopened to the public, as of 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 17.  Recreation centers are operating on normal business hours.  Hickory Public Library, both the Patrick Beaver main facility and the Ridgeview Branch, will open as normal at 9 a.m. today.

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 9:14am

Hurricane Florence - Updates, Closings, and Cancellations

The City of Hickory will update this page with information about Hurricane Florence, as well as any closings or cancellations due to the inclement weather.  For the latest City of Hickory updates and cancellations, continue to check this page and the City’s Facebook page, City of Hickory, NC – Government and the City Twitter feed, @CityofHickory.  As updates become available, the City will post the information there and send out updates to the media.

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 9:12pm

Mental Health 101 for Older Adults and Caregivers at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join us on Monday September 24, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library. VayaHealth’s Geriatric and Adult Mental Health Specialty Team is offering free training opportunities through the NC Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR). Contact hours for students and professionals are available on the day of the training.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:18pm

Couponing Workshop at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join us at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. for a Couponing Workshop.  This workshop will be led by Jenny Martin, author of SouthernSavers.com.  She will provide an in-depth look at various ways you can save money.  Attendees will learn how to cut their grocery and household purchases by at least 50% (if not more!).

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 9:14am

Home Food Production – The 4 Season Strategy at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join Dr. George Place, Catawba County Cooperative Extension Director in a presentation about homesteading at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.  Learn how to have a food supply from your landscape all year long through various food preservation methods.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:00am

Secrets for Optimizing Your Search Engine Ranking Seminar at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Getting a website up and running is great, but having customers find your website on the internet is even better! Learn strategies to improve visibility and drive traffic to your website that you can implement immediately in the Secrets for Optimizing Your Search Engine Rankings seminar on Monday, September 17th at 11:30 am. Bonnie Minor will present the program as part of CVCC Small Business Center’s Fall seminar series.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 1:46pm

Instagram Basics Appointments Available at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is offering one-on-one sessions for those interested in learning the basics of Instagram on September 14th, 1:00-4:00 PM. Topics to be covered include how to install the Instagram app, sign up for an account, upload photos, follow other users, user settings, navigation and other basic functions.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 8:53am

Anti-Bullying Seminar at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join Diane Christensen at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library for an Anti-Bullying Seminar at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018.  Christensen will lead a discussion and demonstration of self-preservation and self-defense techniques.  This seminar is best suited for adults of any age and for parents attending with their children (middle grades and higher).

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 5:02pm

Labor Day office and facility closings, garbage pick-up still available

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, September 3, in observance of Labor Day, but garbage and recycling pick-up will continue on Monday.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 9:26am

Feng Shui for Beginners Class at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is offering a Feng Shui Class for Beginners on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.  Learn how Feng Shui can help you create a more harmonious environment for your home and office.  The presenter, Margaret Selby, is an internationally known consultant, psychic, author, and teacher of Feng Shui.  Selby will explain how simple adjustments in your surroundings can improve your health and prosperity.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 9:08am


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