matthews parks and rec

Morning Minute: Thursday, January 3, 2019

All Good Things: The Parks and Rec Department has been busy lately scheduling all sorts of good things, each of which is worth mentioning.

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The Town’s Valentine Dance (formerly the Father-Daughter Dance) tickets go on sale tomorrow, January 4. The event always sells out so get your clicking finger ready and be ready to purchase your tickets at 9 AM sharp. The dance is Saturday, February 9 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Crews Rd. Rec. Center (1201 Crews Road). For $15 a person, you get dinner, snacks, dessert, crafts, and quality time with your kiddos during the season of love.

Bring the family and bend your way to health with Bowspring Yoga at the Community Center Sunday, January 6, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. This class combines a Bowspring-specific postural alignment with traditional yoga for a unique fitness experience. The cost is $5 per person for ages 2 and up, bring a yoga mat and be sure to register, as space is limited.

Parents, bring your preschool aged kids (0-5 years old) and join Valerie of Kindermusik and Michelle from Abrakadoodle for a morning of music, art, and storytelling. This free event is at the Community Center in the Community Room this Monday, January 7 from 10:00 a.m. until approximately 10:40 a.m. Registration is required.

Matthews Morning Minute: October 15, 2018

News About Town: The Crews Road Rec Center floor has been refinished and is ready for play. Lingefelt Flooring sanded, sealed, striped, and polyurethaned the floor to a shiny new finish. The lengthy process started in August and is now cured and ready for open gym.

Photo courtesy of Zac Lingefelt,    Lingefelt Flooring   .

Photo courtesy of Zac Lingefelt, Lingefelt Flooring.

News Around Town: The McKee Road Extension Public Meeting is this evening. From 4 until 7 PM NCDOT will be on-hand at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Family Life Center (3316 Pleasant Plains Road) to answer questions and provide preliminary information about the segment of McKee that will connect Pleasant Plains Road to East John Street.

Comments will be received at tonight’s meeting. If you prefer a direct contact, email NCDOT Division Project Team Lead Sean Epperson or call 704-983-4400. You may also submit comments in writing to 716 W. Main Street, Albemarle, N.C., 28001. Submit comments prior to October 29, 2018.