Calendar of Events

Look at all the fun we had this past year! While all of this has passed and settled down, we will leave it up to inspire new ideas, remind everyone of the fun that they had, and exhibit the hard work and dedication by so many partners.

 

See you next year!!

 

 

Week Long Events

 March 15th- March 25th 

  • Guilford Waterways Scavenger Hunt: submit a picture of yourself enjoying any Guilford County waterway and submit entries on Facebook or Instagram @GuilfordCreekWeek, or email picture to guilfordcreekweek@gmail.com. Each picture is an entry to win a compost bin!
  • Daily Stream Focused Educational Activities in SciPlay Bay, Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro. Included with general admission

Thursday, March 15th

  • Creek Week Kick Off Clean Up with Greensboro Swarm
    • 3-5 PM
    •  Latham Park, 905 Cridland Rd, Greensboro, NC 27401.
    • Clean up will take place between Cridland Rd and Wendover Ave. Join the Greensboro Swarm coaches, players, and staff and help clean up our streams! RSVP to guilfordcreekweek@gmail.com and include yourself or your organization and indicate how many participants will be attending.
  • Wine and Design Jamestown water themed art class
    • 6:30PM
    •  121 E Main St, Jamestown
    • Visit wineanddesign.com/locations/Jamestown for more information.
    • $35 per person.

Friday, March 16th

  • Creek Life Homeschool Event
    • 10-11AM
    • Gibsonville Public Library, 508 Church St
  • Wine and Design Jamestown water themed art class
    • 6:30PM
    • 121 E Main St, Jamestown
    • Visit wineanddesign.com/locations/Jamestown for more information.
    • $35 per person

Saturday, March 17th

  • Guilford Creek Week Kick Off Party
    • 10AM-1PM
    • Armstrong Park, High Point
  • Go Wild! A Family Fun Day
    • 10AM-2PM
    •  Haw River State Park
  • E-cycle Event
    • 8AM-2PM
    • Pleasant Garden Town Hall: 4920 Alliance Church Rd, Pleasant Garden
    • Bring electronics and documents to shred for free and easy recycling.
  • Stream Cleanup at the Greensboro Science Center
    • 10AM-12PM
    • 4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
  • Movie: “Flushed Away”
    • 10:15AM
    • Jamestown Public Library, 200 W Main St
  • Pet Adoption Event with Guilford County Animal Shelter
    • 10AM-1PM
    • PetSense of Greensboro on 1608 Highwoods Blvd
  • Pet Adoption Event with Juliet’s House Animal Rescue
    • 11:30AM-2PM
    • PetSmart of Greensboro at 2641 Lawndale Dr
  • Family Fishing Day
    • 1:30-5:30PM
    • Guilford-Mackintosh Park and Marina, 1345 NC 61, South Whitsett
  • Adopt-a-Stream Cleanup with Get:Outdoors Paddlesports
    • 9AM-1PM
    • From intersection of Starmount Dr and N. Holden Rd to W Market St, Greensboro.
    • Please visit http://facebook.com/GETOUTDOORSNC for more information and to RSVP for the cleanup

Sunday, March 18th

  • Haw River State Park Wetlands Hike
    • 2PM-3PM
    •  Haw River State Park, 339 Conference Center Dr, Browns Summit
    • Meet at the main lodge at the Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center

Monday, March 19th

  • Family Fishing Day
    • 2PM-5PM
    • Lake Brandt Marina, 5945 Lake Brandt Rd, Greensboro
  • DIY Rain Barrel Workshop
    • 5-6:30PM
    • Oak Hollow Marina, 3431 N. Centennial St, High Point
    • To register, please contact Hanna Smith at 336-641-2400 or visit: go.ncsu.edu/rainbarrels.

Tuesday, March 20th

  • Water-themed BookWorm Storytime
    • 10:00AM 
    • High Point Public Library, 901 N Main St
    • For ages 12-23 months
  • Creek Life Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00AM
    • Gibsonville Public Library, 508 Church St
  • Water-themed Time for Two’s
    • 11:00AM
    •  High Point Public Library, 901 N Main St
    • Story time for two-year olds
  • Stormwater and Creek Health Table
    • 3-5:00PM
    • High Point Public Library
  • Water and Basketball Fan Appreciation Night with the Greensboro Swarm
    • 7:00PM
    • The Field House, 1921 W Gate City Blvd
    • Tickets must be purchased for this event through the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Wednesday, March 21st

  • Creek Life Toddler Storytime
    • 10:00AM
    • Gibsonville Public Library, 508 Church St
  • Creek Life Preschool Storytime
    • 11:00AM
    • Gibsonville Public Library, 508 Church St
  • STRAW WARS! Steel Straw Carrying Case Craft
    • 10:00AM – 7:00PM (while supplies last)
    •  Reconsidered Goods, 2805 Patterson St, Greensboro
    • free event from 10AM – 7:00PM while supplies last.
  • Family Fishing Day
    • 2-5:00PM
    • City Lake Park, 602 W Main St, Jamestown
  • Haw River State Park Wetlands Night Hike
    • 7-8:30PM
    • Haw River State Park- 339 Conference Center Dr, Browns Summit, NC
    • at the main lodge at the Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center

Thursday, March 22nd

  • World Water Day at the Greensboro Science Center
    • 9AM-5PM
    •  4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro
    • Learn about the importance of clean water for all of Earth’s creatures during the penguin talk and shark reef dive presentations. Presentations included in general admission.
  • Water-themed Story Time
    • 10:30AM
    • Jamestown Public Library, 200 W Main St
  • Water-themed Preschool Storytime
    • 11AM
    • High Point Public Library, 901 N Main St
    • Storytime for 3-5 years old.
  • Forestry and Water Quality Workshop
    • 12-1:00PM
    • Guilford County Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro
  • Vermicomposting Workshop
    • 2-4:00PM
    • Guilford County Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, in the Barn Kitchen.
  • Afterschool Water-themed Activity
    • 4:00PM
    • Gibsonville Public Library, 508 Church St
  • DIY Rain Barrel Workshop
    • 5:30-7:00PM 
    • Guilford County Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro
    • To register, please contact Hanna Smith at 336-641-2400 or visit: go.ncsu.edu/rainbarrels.
  • Wine and Design Jamestown water themed art class
    • 6:30PM
    • 121 E Main St, Jamestown
    • Visit: wineanddesign.com/locations/Jamestown for more information. $40 per person.

Friday, March 23rd

  • Project WET Educator Training 2018
    • 9:30-4:00PM
    • Kathleen Clay Edwards Branch Library 1420 Price Park Rd, Greensboro
    • Registration is required for this event. Contact Melanie Buckingham at: melanie.buckingham@greensboro-nc.gov to register.
    • Free workshop, however, those that wish to purchase the curriculum guide may do so for $21.00.
  • UNCG Campus Wetlands Planting Day
    •  1-4:00PM
    • UNCG Campus
    • Limited space will be held for community volunteers. Please express interest to volunteer by signing up through the UNCG wetlands website at: http://wetlands.uncg.edu.
  • Aquatic Field Day & Clean up
    • 3-6:00PM
    • Northeast Park, 3421 NE Park Dr, Gibsonville
    • Family-friendly event, come out and learn about our creeks and streams! Play games, learn about recreational paddle opportunities, make a recycled art project, and learn about aquatic life. Then join us at 4:30PM for a stream clean up at Reedy Fork Creek and Buffalo Creek! Stormwater SMART, Guilford County Environmental Services and Guilford County Parks and Recreation will be on site leading this event.
  • Wine and Design Jamestown water themed art class
    • 5:00PM
    • 121 E Main St, Jamestown
    • Visit: wineanddesign.com/locations/Jamestown for more information
    • $25 per person.

Saturday, March 24th

  • Getting Little Feet Wet
    • 11:00AM-12:00PM
    • Kathleen Clay Edwards Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Rd, Greensboro
    • Register for this program by emailing Melanie Buckingham at: melanie.buckingham@greensboro-nc.gov
  • Movie: “Finding Nemo”
    • 10:15AM
    • Jamestown Public Library, 200 W Main St
  • Adopt-a-Stream Cleanup with Get:Outdoors Paddlesports
    • 9AM-1PM
    • From Wesley Long Hospital on N Elam Ave to Friendly Ave, Greensboro.
    • Please visit http://facebook.com/GETOUTDOORSNC for more information and to RSVP for the cleanup.
  • Paddle with Haw River Canoe
    • 9:30AM
    • Meet at Brooks Bridge paddle access at 7415 Brooks Bridge Road, Gibsonville
    • contact Haw River Canoe 336-260-6465 to register for this event.

Sunday, March 25th

  • Wine and Design Jamestown water themed art class
    • 4:30PM
    • 121 E Main St, Jamestown
    • Visit: wineanddesign.com/locations/Jamestown for more information.
    • $35 per person.
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival 2018 World Tour
    • 7:00PM
    • High Point Theatre, 220 E Commerce Ave, High Point
    • $15.00 per ticket at: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/6718696/banff-mountain-film-festival-2018-world-tour-high-point-high-point-theatre or call High Point Theatre at 336-883-3401.
    • Learn more about the films: https://www.banffcentre.ca/2017-18-world-tour-films
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