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Plans for Durham School of the Arts

By John Hodges-Copple Today, Durham School of the Arts (DSA) is in a similar situation to that of George Watts in the 1990s; Durham Public Schools has announced plans to build a new campus for DSA three miles north of

Posted in Advocacy, Education, Environment, Health and safety

Earth Day in Trinity Park! 

Clean-Up-Palooza Beautification ExtravaganzaSaturday April 22, 9:00 am – Noon Creek Clean-up

  • 9:00 am: Meet at the Ellerbe Creek Greenway trail entrance on the 800 block of Green St.
  • Bring work gloves if you have them. 
  • We’lll pick up trash

Posted in Advocacy, Education, Environment, Health and safety, Neighborhood Events

APRIL MEMBERSHIP MADNESS

Join or renew* your TPNA membership  by April 30, 2023, for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to  Cloche Coffee on Broad St . We have 1 prize for first-time members and 1 prize for all other current members.  Check your membership status (send a note to  tpnamembership@gmail.com )

Posted in Membership, TPNA

Spring Event Rescheduled

Due to the heavy rains and sever weather, the Spring Egg Event is rescheduled for Sunday, April 16, 12noon – 2pm in Trinity Park.  We will have events for the kids and will provide refreshments, activities, and give out treats.

Posted in Community development, Holidays, Neighborhood Events

Plant a Tree!

By Shelley Dekker I have been researching the history of city tree planting in Durham and found a lovely opinion piece in a Durham newspaper from 1888 that called on city authorities “to devote a certain sum of money each

Posted in Advocacy, Community development, Environment

Board President’s Report 2022 in Review

2022 was a good year, getting back on track after adjusting to Covid.  As in 2020 and 2021, the TPNA continued to meet virtually, grateful for the convenience and flexibility that Zoom allows.  But we also missed the richer interaction

Posted in Membership, Neighborhood concerns, TPNA