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Upcoming Community Events

See below for upcoming community events happening in Henderson County! 

Hellbender Regional Greenway Forum

When: Thursday, August 31st, 8am - 1pm
Where: Smokey Park Supper Club,

350 Riverside Dr #3141 Asheville, NC 28801

The Hellbender Regional Greenway Forum will be August 31st at the Smokey Park Supper Club! Come learn about regional greenway and trail efforts in our area that could improve connectivity with walking and biking access. 

The event will include a networking coffee hour at 8am, speakers starting at 9am, and a greenway walking tour from 12:30pm - 2pm

Speakers: Bret Baronak from the Carolina Thread Trail and Palmer McIntyre from the Great Trail State Coalition / Year of the Trail. 

The event is FREE! Click below to register. 

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Friends of the Oklawaha - Everything Greenway Day 

The Friends of the Oklawaha Greenway are hosting an educational event as a part of their March, month-long fundraising benefit for the organization. Speakers will include representatives from existing and future greenways.  Some featured greenways include; the Saluda Grade Trail, the Clear Creek Greenway, the Hellbender Trail, and Henderson County's Greenway Masterplan. There will also be a performance of the Oklawaha Song, performed by the Oklawaha Singers. 

When: Friday, March 17th from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

Where: Oklawaha Brewing Company (147 First Ave. E. Hendersonville) 

A portion of all pint sales will go towards the funding of the new Birding Trail and Native Plant Garden. This event is open to ALL members of the public! 

Read more about the Friends of the Oklawaha and the event in The Lightning Newspaper here. 

League of Women Voters - County Growth Panel

The League of Women Voters of Henderson County is hosting a panel discussion;  “We’re Growing — Now What?”. Speakers include Planners from Henderson County and municipalities. Speakers will present on their respective communities, regarding future growth within the County. This event is sponsored by LWVHC Home & Observer Team. 

When: Thursday, March 30th @ 5:00 PM 

Where: Main Library - Kaplan Auditorium (301 N Washington St. Hendersonville) 

This event is open to ALL members of the public and FREE to attend! 

Read more about LWV and the event in The Lightning Newspaper here. 
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