Dear Neighbor,


Here's a reminder of upcoming events involving rural Orange County:

  • Town Hall on Uses for Whitted Building (Thursday, April 4, with Building Tour at 6:00 PM and Meeting at 7:00 PM) - Hillsborough/County leaders to meet at the Whitted Building, 300 Tyron Street, to discuss possible uses for the second floor of the Whitted Building.  
  • Little River Star Party (Friday, April 5, at 8:00 PM) - Help star gazers from CHAOS (Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observation Society) launch the NC Science Festival in Orange County.  Watch stars through high-powered telescopes at Little River Park.  Free.  For more, click here. 
  • Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day (Tuesday, April 9, noon-8:00 PM) - Grab a free ice cream cone, have fun, and learn about Big Brothers and Big Sister's campaign to serve rural Orange County.  Ben & Jerry's, 102 W. Franklin Street.  
  • Future of Rural Trash and Recycling Services (Informational Session, April 9, at 7:00 PM, Hillsborough Commons; Public Hearing, April 23, at Southern Human Services Center at 7:00 PM) - County Commissioners will discuss options to improve trash and recycling services for rural Orange County.
  • The 68th Annual Central Piedmont Junior Livestock Show and Sale (April 10-11, Central Carolina Holstein Barn, behind the Orange Grove Fire Station) - Dinner, auction sale and awards start at 5:00 pm on April 11. For more, click here
  • The 2013 Piedmont Farm Tour (April 27-28, 1:00-5:00 PM) - Tour local farms in Orange, Alamance, and Chatham counties.  For more, click here. 

 Hope to see you around!


Bonnie Hauser, President

Orange County Voice

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