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Giant Turtle Sighting at Kiwanis Park

January 29, 2015
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Giant Turtle Sighting at Kiwanis Park

New turtle sculpture for Kiwanis Park!The turtle replaced the White Oak car installed about 6 years ago. Part of the appeal of natural playgrounds is that they're never a fixed constant; they're always evolving. This sturdy concrete turtle should compl...

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Another Great Day at Kiwanis Park

September 12, 2012
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Another Great Day at Kiwanis Park

The weather is great and there's a lot in bloom at Kiwanis Park.  Figs should be ripe in a few weeks. Ginger flower - very fragrantThe Dawn's Redwood at Duke Gardens inspired this tree's inclusion at Kiwanis.  Collage

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Last Week’s Hottest Chatham Online Bulletin Board Topics – Week of April 29, 2012

May 8, 2012
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Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 01:08:07 -0400 From: Gene Galin Subject: Last Week’s Hottest Chatham Online Bulletin Board Topics 1. Hit my fifth deer  (Read 5297 times)  at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,23584.0.html 2. Chatham Coalition closing. Will reappear under a different name. (Read 4480 times)  at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,21732.0.html 3. Way to raise the bar Chatham Democratic Party  (Read 4424 times) at http://chatham-county-nc.com/bulletinboard/index.php/topic,25509.0.html 4. Jeffrey Starkweather vs Deb McManus

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New Swing Seats at Kiwanis Park

May 5, 2012
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New Swing Seats at Kiwanis Park

New colorful swing seats have replaced the retired originals at Kiwanis Park.  They seem to be getting lots of use.  A handicap portalet has been added to the park as well.

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New Kiwanis Park Critters

March 24, 2012
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New Kiwanis Park Critters

Kiwanis Park has always been a grassroots kind of park, so when it came to bringing more smiles to the park, community members once again chipped in. First of all French Connections gave us a great discount on some wonderful critters from their front y...

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More New Picnic Tables

March 2, 2011
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More New Picnic Tables

Two new pedestal picnic tables now grace Pittsboro's parks.  The first, pictured below, is at Kiwanis Park, and the second is under the large oaks at McClenahan Park.  I was happy to see a woman using the tables under the oaks the day after t...

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More New Picnic Tables

March 2, 2011
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More New Picnic Tables

Two new pedestal picnic tables now grace Pittsboro's parks.  The first, pictured below, is at Kiwanis Park, and the second is under the large oaks at McClenahan Park.  I was happy to see a woman using the tables under the oaks the day after t...

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Hanami – Pittsboro Style

February 25, 2011
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Hanami – Pittsboro Style

In Japan the first cherry blossoms of spring are heralded with much celebration.  Hanami is the tradition of enjoying the cherry blossom season which would start now in Pittsboro with the blooming of the Prunus Mume at Kiwanis Park.  While th...

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Hanami – Pittsboro Style

February 25, 2011
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Hanami – Pittsboro Style

In Japan the first cherry blossoms of spring are heralded with much celebration.  Hanami is the tradition of enjoying the cherry blossom season which would start now in Pittsboro with the blooming of the Prunus Mume at Kiwanis Park.  While th...

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Kiwanis Park gets International Acclaim

July 20, 2010
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Kiwanis Park gets International Acclaim

Well, let me qualify that. Kiwanis Park was featured in a Polish print magazine recently. Since I don't actually read Polish; the text may actually read: "Most Idiotic Parks in America" or something along those lines, but judging by the other photos in...

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Kiwanis Park Sculpture Show

October 25, 2009
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Kiwanis Park Sculpture Show

The weather muted the sculpture show's attendance this Saturday, but it was still a great event. My deepest gratitude is extended to all of the participating artists, especially to Eddie White for organizing the event, and Holly Felice for manning the ...

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Thanks to Contributors – Kiwanis Park

September 17, 2009
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Thanks to Contributors – Kiwanis Park

Here's a hearty note of thanks and appreciation to all the local contractors and suppliers who donated in kind labor or materials to the recent renovations at Kiwanis Park. Their generosity saved the Town real money at a time when resources are tight....

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Vroom! Vroom! New Car at Kiwanis Park

September 10, 2009
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Vroom! Vroom! New Car at Kiwanis Park

Watch Out NASCAR, there's a new car at Kiwanis Park carved by Chad Haddix. Partially inspired by Mader from the movie "Cars" and the game piece from the game "Monopoly", this car has been the first things kids run to since it's installation this morni...

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Kiwanis Park Virtual Ribbon Cutting

September 4, 2009
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Kiwanis Park Virtual Ribbon Cutting

Pittsboro's Kiwanis Park on Credle Street has undergone a major transformation this summer! Renovations include doubling the play space, the addition of colorful shade cloths, 10 new trees plus a variety of shrubs and perennial flowers. Natural play ...

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