Posts Tagged ‘ Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park ’

The Reader – Sculpture

January 19, 2015
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The Reader – Sculpture

"The Reader" a metal sculpture created by local artist Steve Cote now graces Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park. The piece was the people's choice winner of the Sculpture in the Green event last Spring.  Mary Holmes Park has always been envisioned as a...

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Virtual Park Tour of Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park

September 8, 2014
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Virtual Park Tour of Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park

Here's a fun new way to preview Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park from the comfort of your computer. No, you can't actually burn many calories this way, nor will you have nearly as much fun virtually.  The tour, however, gives people just learning abo...

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Tri-State Recognition Award for Mary Holmes Park

April 17, 2014
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Tri-State Recognition Award for Mary Holmes Park

A Pittsboro Park has won another award from the American Society of Landscape Architects.  Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park received a Recognition Award at the recent Tri-State Conference in Asheville NC.  The field was very competitive featurin...

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Entrance Improvements at Mary Holmes Park

April 21, 2013
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Entrance Improvements at Mary Holmes Park

Below are photos of some minor improvements to the upper level pedestrian entrance of Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park.  The work was completed in order to reduce long term maintenance through more efficient stormwater management, but the improvement...

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Park Rules

December 12, 2012
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Park Rules

This chalkboard from the kiosk at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park is a bit hard to read, but I love it.  Someone, a child I presume, has written the essential park rules for fellow patrons.  As best I can make out, it says: "Have fun at th...

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Oktoberfest 5K – Sept 29 – Mary Holmes Park

August 28, 2012
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Oktoberfest 5K – Sept 29 – Mary Holmes Park

This is always a great event; be sure to check it out.  The 3rd Annual Carolina Brewery Oktoberfest 5k to be held on Sat, Sept. 29th at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park in the Powell Place neighborhood, directly across 15-501 from...

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Free Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class

March 5, 2012
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Free Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class

Powell Place resident enjoying his morning golf at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park.  The Chatham County Council on Aging is teaming up with the Arthritis Foundation and Twin Rivers Independent Living to offer a free eight week exercise program. &nbs...

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Yoga & Kettlebells at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park

September 15, 2011
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Yoga & Kettlebells at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park

Pittsboro Parks supports a new Pittsboro business venture and helps provide great programming to the community.  Yoga and Kettlebell fitness classes will now be offered outdoors at our beautiful Mary Holmes Park.  Classes will begin September...

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Chatham Homeschool Fall Kick-off Family Potluck on 8/27

August 19, 2011
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Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 12:27:50 -0400 From: Whitney Schmidt Subject: Homeschool Fall Kick-off Family Potluck! 8/27 Good Morning! Chatham County Homeschoolers Fall Kick-off Family Potluck Gathering is Saturday, August 27th at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park at 304 Old Rock Springs Cemetery Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 Are you homeschooling already?  Interested?  Have young kids that aren’t in school yet

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New Play Equipment at Mary Holmes Park

July 17, 2011
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New Play Equipment at Mary Holmes Park

New play equipment has been installed at Mary Holmes Park.  Four traditional swings, a pair of toddler swings and a stand up teeter totter now form a secondary playground at the park.  A wide slab bench has also been added.  Kids love th...

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New Play Equipment at Mary Holmes Park

July 17, 2011
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New Play Equipment at Mary Holmes Park

New play equipment has been installed at Mary Holmes Park.  Four traditional swings, a pair of toddler swings and a stand up teeter totter now form a secondary playground at the park.  A wide slab bench has also been added.  Kids love th...

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Gnome Home Workshop & Playdate – May 7, 2011

May 4, 2011
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Gnome Home Workshop & Playdate – May 7, 2011

Join the fun this Saturday May 7 from 9 AM to noon, and let your imaginations run wild as you build miniature homes for tiny mythical creatures at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park.  The construction disturbed a lot of their habitat so they could use ...

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Gnome Home Workshop & Playdate – May 7, 2011

May 4, 2011
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Gnome Home Workshop & Playdate – May 7, 2011

Join the fun this Saturday May 7 from 9 AM to noon, and let your imaginations run wild as you build miniature homes for tiny mythical creatures at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park.  The construction disturbed a lot of their habitat so they could use ...

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New Soccer Goals at MHBH Park

March 17, 2011
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New Soccer Goals at MHBH Park

The new goals at the Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park are courtesy of the Chatham Soccer League (CSL).  This donation was planned in the earliest stages of the park's design and now they're here, ready for public use.  Thanks CSL!  &nb...

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New Soccer Goals at MHBH Park

March 17, 2011
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New Soccer Goals at MHBH Park

The new goals at the Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park are courtesy of the Chatham Soccer League (CSL).  This donation was planned in the earliest stages of the park's design and now they're here, ready for public use.  Thanks CSL!  &nb...

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Ready for Spring – Picnic Tables and Grills

February 18, 2011
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Ready for Spring – Picnic Tables and Grills

New picnic tables have been installed at the Town Lake Park picnic shelter.  The existing grills have been repainted as well. New grills have been installed at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park.  I see these getting heavy use as warmer ...

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Snow Photos for the New Year

January 5, 2011
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Snow Photos for the New Year

I haven't posted lately with the holidays and such; well also, I've been too busy drafting a comprehensive parks master plan for the Town, shepherding Southern Park toward the construction phase, and preparing a hefty grant application.  At any ra...

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Fall Colors at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park

November 20, 2010
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Fall Colors at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park

Fall colors captured by Sheila Rudesill at Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park.  Thanks Sheila!note cyclists in background

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Many Thanks to the Barber Holmes Families

October 5, 2010
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Many Thanks to the Barber Holmes Families

"When the Holmes family was negotiating with East West Partners about turning their property into a mixed-use development, their first thought could have been, 'well, how much profit can we make from this transaction?' but that was not their first thou...

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Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park Grand Opening Highlights

September 30, 2010
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Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park Grand Opening Highlights

The Grand Opening of the Mary Hayes Barber Holmes Park in Pittsboro was a great success, due largely to the energy which the Carolina Brewery brought to the event through their well orchestrated 5K race. Kudos to Taylor and Robert at the Carolina Brew...

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