The Meeting/Event Schedule for the High Point City Council for the week of March 19 - March 23, 2018 is now available for viewing. Please click on the link below to view the schedule.
New Date: Monday, March 26, Please join us anytime between 5:30 – 7:00 p.m, 136 Northpoint Avenue
This plan will provide a framework for the future of our Parks & Recreat...
The annual High Point Great American Cleanup is Saturday, April 28! Join us and volunteer to pick up litter from locations all over the City. Breakfast and lunch is provided. Bring canned food donations for a chance to win a $100 gift card!
The High Point Farmers Market promotes a healthy lifestyle and a sense of community in a family friendly gathering place. This year the market will be open April 28 through October 27, every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Opening and closing dates are ...
Interested in kayaking, soccer, plants and animals? Learn more by attending one of our hundreds of programs offered by our Parks and Recreation department!
Want to learn more about our Multi-Use Stadium? Have a live look-in on the project? Check the page here for more information!
Interested in some facts about High Point? You can find out about the geography, history, climate, population and much more.
March 05, 2018 -- The Greensboro-High Point MSA has been ranked #2 in the nation for new and expanded corporate facilities in 2017, in metro areas with populations of 200,000-1,000,000. The MSA is composed of Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham counties.
Nov. 21, 2017 -- CNBC rated Greensboro-High Point, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham among the top North American contenders for Amazon's highly-publicized second headquarters project. Amazon's "HQ2" will employ up to 50,000 people and cost $5 billion.
Nov. 15, 2017 -- At the High Point EDC annual meeting, the Greensboro-High Point economic development team reported 21 office/industrial project announcements over the last year. The list included North Carolina's largest job-creation project.
Nov. 1, 2017 -- A supplier of liquid colorants and additives for the plastics industry is opening a new manufacturing operation at 600 N. Scientific St. Riverdale Global is spending about $4 million to buy, upfit, and equip the 200,000-sq. ft. building.
Oct. 24, 2017 -- Mickey Truck Bodies has opened the first phase of its High Point manufacturing expansion. Founded in 1904, Mickey is the country's biggest supplier of beverage trailers and bodies, side loaders, and emergency vehicles.
Oct. 19, 2017 -- For Amazon’s HQ2 project, the High Point Economic Development Corporation partnered with the Piedmont Triad Partnership, Winston-Salem Business, and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce to craft a comprehensive, aggressive proposal.
Oct. 17, 2017 -- A "mission critical" mechanical contractor and custom HVAC equipment manufacturer has purchased 250 Swathmore Ave. Environmental Air Systems will relocate more than 300 employees to the 245,000-sq. ft. office and manufacturing facility.
Oct. 17, 2017 -- The Phillips Collection has purchased three buildings totaling 90,000 square feet of warehouse space. The furniture company is known for searching the world for exciting products for their design-oriented customers.
Oct. 5, 2017 -- Superion will expand existing operations in High Point, creating 80 jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced. The software company, which provides services to public sector groups, will invest $3.46 million with this project.
July 6, 2017 -- Greensboro-High Point claimed the state’s largest job-creation announcement over the last year, according to the July 2017 edition of Business North Carolina. Guilford County, also landed three of the state’s Top 15 projects.
May 25, 2017 -- Precision Design Machinery, a manufacturer of large equipment for the corrugated industry, is expanding. The company will add 40 jobs and open a second High Point facility.
March 30, 2017 – The High Point EDC has released its 2016 annual report. It features the most-recent office, industrial, and retail projects; targeted industry sectors; why Guilford County was named “#1 in Manufacturing” in 2016; and much more.
Feb. 21, 2017 -- North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Alorica will add an additional 600 full-time positions at its High Point customer engagement service office, in the second phase of a major expansion.
Dec. 15, 2016 -- High Point, Greensboro, and the region saw multiple job announcements in 2016.
Dec. 9, 2016 -- Total Quality Logistics has chosen 4135 Mendenhall Oaks Parkway in High Point for its newest operation. The company, which is North America's second largest freight brokerage firm, will create 70 jobs.
Nov. 29, 2016 -- Crown Mark will construct an $11.7 million, 250,000-sq. ft. distribution center on a 30-acre site at 720 Gallimore Dairy Road. The furniture company could also construct an additional 175,000 sq. ft. of flex space in a second phase.
Nov. 17, 2016 -- Expert Global Solutions, an Alorica company, is adding more than 800 jobs at its customer engagement service office. The expansion is among the largest job announcements ever made in the Greensboro-High Point region.
Oct. 13, 2016 -- Guilford County Economic Development Alliance earned a “Regionalism and Cross-Border Collaboration” award from International Economic Development Council. High Point EDC and four economic development allies are members of the alliance.
Sept. 15, 2016 -- The board of directors of the High Point Economic Development Corporation recently met for the 77th time at a High Point company.
Aug. 22, 2016 -- HAECO Americas will add up to 500 new jobs and construct its fifth hangar at Piedmont Triad International Airport. The aerospace company is one of the country’s largest independent maintenance, repair, and overhaul organizations.
July 1, 2016 -- Davis Furniture is creating up to new 20 jobs as part of an ongoing expansion that will increase its manufacturing capacity by 30 percent.
June 7, 2016 -- High Point Regional UNC Healthcare has a $78 million project underway. The organization is the city’s third largest employer with more than 1,850 fulltime-equivalent employees.
June 2, 2016 -- Three construction projects are underway that will create new or expanded facilities in Piedmont Centre, High Point’s largest business park.
June 2, 2016 -- Daimler’s Thomas Built Buses has added 250 jobs during the last two months. The company is marking its 100th year in business in High Point.
May 24, 2016 -- Rickety Bridge Winery of South Africa has purchased a downtown High Point building which will be its new U.S. headquarters. The company will also expand its distribution network out of the 518 N. Hamilton St. building.
April 27, 2016 -- High Point University President Nido Qubein has announced $160 million in projects, saying the three-year stretch of new construction and offerings is a way for the university "to lead the way" in High Point. The new phase of c...
May 11, 2015 -- Fastenal, a distributor of industrial and construction supplies, is adding 40 employees at its High Point distribution center. The company has 175,000 sq. ft. at 4110 Premier Dr. and plans to add 120,000 sq. ft. over the next few years.
For the third year, the High Point Museum is participating in the North Carolina Science Festival and this year will be hosting four events during April. All of the events are official events of the 2018 North Carolina Science Festival presented...
The Heritage Research Center will be closed for lunch from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on Friday, 3/23/18, due to short staffing.
Do you love Hoopla like we love Hoopla? If so, then you might have seen a message recently that your “collective daily borrow limit” has been reached. But what does that mean?
The library’s “collective daily borrow l...
The name is the same, but are they the same person? That is a question that all genealogists tackle regularly. Whether there are multiple people with the same name living in a neighborhood or potentially moving from one location to another, you must try t...
Monday, 3/26/18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, in the 2nd floor Business Center
C’mille Best from Wells Fargo will discuss the basics of how to get your personal spending in order. Learn how to create a budget, manage your credit. and pay off debts so that you can take...
Ages 3 & under - 6pm
Ages 4-5 - 6:30pm
Ages 6-8 - 6:45pm
Special Populations (all ages) - 7:45pm
Ages 9-10 - 8:15pm
Ages 11-13 - 8:30pm
For more information, call 336-883-3504.
We need your ideas and input as we begin work on a new Master Plan for High Point Parks & Recreation. This plan will provide a framework for the future of our Parks & Recreation department, as we enhance the quality of life in our commun...
This plan will provide a framework for the future of our Parks & Recreation department, as we enhance the quality of life in our community through innovative programs, parks, and facilities – for present and future generations. Please join u...
High Point City Lake Park will be open during a paving project that begins Tuesday, March 20. Patrons will utilize the large overflow parking at the top of the park.
The marina lot will be closed as part of the paving project, so there will be no private launches until the parking lot is reopened. We apologize for any inconvenience. For questions, please call 336-883-3498.
Council Street Park (1000 Council Street, High Point) will be closed through March 31 to allow improvements to be made to the park. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Our Athletics Program is currently looking for more volunteer coaches in the following sports: T-Ball, Soccer, and Football.
There is a need of Head and Assistant Coaches for the 4-6 year old T-Ball and Soccer programs. The Football program is looking for more Assistant Coaches to help coach children 7-12. For more information please contact our Athletics Of...
4th Wednesday of each month
Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center
Business and social meeting for adults 50 and older. Meeting held 4th Wednesday of each month. For more information, contact AARP President at (336) 383-8729.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10-11am
Offers low-impact aerobics classes that include warm up and cool down exercises, strength training with hand weights and/or exercise bands. The workouts can be modified...
A variation of the classic card game of Whist, this is similar to bridge and features four players. Games will be play at Washington Terrace Community Center, 101 Gordon Street each week.
Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm
Open Billiards play for anyone.
Fee: $1 per person
A game of chance in which each player matches numbers pre-printed in different arrangements on cards with the numbers the game host draws at random, marking the selected numbers with til...
Last Friday of each month10am-3pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Enjoy cake and fellowship to celebrate the birthdays of Senior Center participants.
It's important to know your numbers! Take advantage of this convenient service, provided by volunteer retired health professionals.
3rd Thursday of each month
Each month we read and discuss a different book selected by the group. Each participant is asked to take a month and lead a discussion at least once a year. Call the S...
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Fee: $10 per person for 2 months
Class focuses on strength, cardio and core training. Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Please get permission and a note from your doctor to...
$1.50 per game
Games held at High Point Bowling Center
Bowlers meet every Monday afternoon at the High Point Bowling Center for fun and fellowship. This is an opportunity to meet new friends. Whether you are a...
Mondays & Thursdays, 9:15am-12pm
More than just an enjoyable pastime, scientific studies have shown that playing bridge has benefits for mental fitness and a healthy brain. Past playing experience helpful.
$1 per week
This class is appropriate for beginners or the experienced ceramist. Our instructor will provide guidance and helpful tips. The Senior Center will provide paints and brushes and fire ceramic...
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, Wednesdays & Fridays, 12-1:30pm
Chair Volleyball is similar to regular volleyball except that players must sit in a chair while they play and a beach ball is used instead of a regular volleyball. &...
Our computer lab is open for you to practice your computer skills or simply browse the Internet. Check out the computer classes we have available on your visit.
Tuesdays, 6-8pm, Wednesdays & Fridays, 2-3:30pm
Cornhole is like horseshoes, except you use wooden boxes/platforms and corn-filled bean bags instead of horseshoes and metal stakes. The bags are tossed until a score of 21...
Mondays & Fridays
This class, for participants of all skill levels, will offer different subject areas to color that can help release tension, help improve hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, and help wo...
Craft shopping at our retail store. Seniors make various items that are good for birthday gifts, housewarmings and other special occasions. New vendors are welcome to bring in new items on Mondays only.
This version of Canasta, believed to be a variation of rummy, uses two decks of cards. Beginners are welcome!
Sing a variety of musical arrangements. There are no tryouts. If you like to have fun, enjoy social interaction and can put on a "happy face," come to a rehearsal.
Our knitting and crocheting circle is a social time when participants work on their own project with some guidance. New stitches are introduced. Bring materials for your project (o...
2nd Friday of each month
Develop new friendships or renew old ones! We will gather at the Senior Center, then enjoy lunch out at a different restaurant each month. Cost of lunch is on your own...
Fridays by appointment
Legal Aid of North Carolina meets with seniors by appointment only. They assist in providing simple wills, power of attorney and health care power of attorney. This is a free service provided to s...
You don't have to be a pro; just dance with us. Instructions are given on the latest steps. This fun and cordial group will keep you on your toes.
A fun paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced...
Fridays, 1-5 pm
A trick-taking card game typicall for two to four players. If you like a challenge are are up to some lively card playing; we would love to have you.
Play at Putt-Putt Fun Center
$1 per person
This activity provides exercise and improves agility. Enjoy the opportunity to socialize with other players. Meet at the Put Putt Fun Center, 2418 N. Main Str...
This game is a version of Canasta and is played with three to five decks of cards. Fun and challenging to play!
If you like to sing and make new friends, join this group. Concerts are also scheduled at different times throughout the year.
For more information on the services offered, please call 336-884-6981.
2nd Tuesday of each month3:30-5pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Join this group of ladies for fun and fellowship. To join, simply attend a meeting.
Tuesdays & Fridays
A sport in which two or four players hit a light-weight ball back and forth across a net using a small paddle. For seniors, table tennis is designed to offer hand and eye coordinatio...
This exciting version of Canasta livens up play by requiring the formation of additional "books." Exciting and challenging!
UNO is a fast-paced American card game, "easy to pick up and impossible to put down!" Play by matching colors or numbers, or play an action card against your opponents in your efforts to d...