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Thanksgiving office and facility closings

Nov 18, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Thanksgiving office and facility closings

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Monday, November 29, at 8:30 a.m. Other City department closings and/or schedule changes: Public Services The Soli...

Hickory to host North Carolina Cyclo-Cross race

Oct 19, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Hickory to host North Carolina Cyclo-Cross race

The City of Hickory will host the 8th race in the 2021 North Carolina Cyclo-Cross (NCCX) Series at Stanford Park on Sunday, November 7. The first race will begin at 10 a.m., with races taking place throughout the day. Food trucks and vendors will be present, and spectators are welcome. Partici...

Trunk Fest

Oct 15, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Trunk Fest

The City of Hickory invites the community to Brown Penn Recreation Center on Friday, October 22, for Trunk Fest. From 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., the family-friendly Halloween event will offer trick-or-treating, games, music, food, raffles, and much more. All ages are welcome. Trunk Fest is hosted by...

Ribbon cutting for new Zahra Baker Message Center at Kiwanis Park

Oct 14, 2021 | Parks , Communications , City Manager

Ribbon cutting for new Zahra Baker Message Center at Kiwanis Park

The City of Hickory will honor Invisible Disabilities Week and celebrate the installation of a new message center at Zahra Baker All Children’s Playground at Kiwanis Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 21, at 5:30 p.m. Earlier this year, the City of Hickory partnered with the...

Trick or Trot 5K

Sep 21, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Trick or Trot 5K

The Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department will host its annual Trick or Trot 5K, sponsored by Integrity Roofing, on Saturday, October 30. The family-friendly, Halloween-themed race will begin at 9 a.m. at Highland Recreation Center in Stanford Park and travel around Lenoir-Rhyne U...

Youth Basketball and Indoor Soccer Registration

Sep 13, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Youth Basketball and Indoor Soccer Registration

Registration is now underway for the City of Hickory's Youth Basketball and Indoor Soccer programs. Participation is free to all City of Hickory residents, and nonresidents can also participate by paying a $40 nonresident fee. Each participant will also purchase their team jersey at the time of regi...

Festival in the Park

Sep 02, 2021 | Parks , Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Festival in the Park

The City of Hickory invites the community to Taft Broome Park on Saturday, September 18, for Festival in the Park. From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., the family-friendly community event will offer free food, games, face painting, activities, chalk art, a bounce house, dessert bingo, crafts, and performances ...

Labor Day office and facility closings

Aug 31, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Labor Day office and facility closings

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 7, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule changes: Public Services The Solid Waste Division and its services, including...

Ridgeview Community Block Party

Aug 17, 2021 | Police , Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Ridgeview Community Block Party

Hickory Police Department and the Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department invite the community to the annual Ridgeview Community Block Party this Friday, August 20, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Taft Broome Park. Enjoy music by DJ Nita B, games, activities, a bounce house, and free hambu...

Independence Day office and facility closings

Jun 29, 2021 | Library , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Independence Day office and facility closings

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 6, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule updates: Public Services The Solid Waste Division and its services, including ga...

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