Introducing Plein Air Durham Arts Festival, Seeking Neighbor Support

The inaugural “Plein Air Durham Arts Festival” will happen next spring, the weekend of April 29, 2022 at the Golden Belt Campus.  During the three-day festival, 18+ artists from the Triangle and beyond will paint scenes within Durham County from

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Halloween 2021

After last year’s pandemic pause, TPNA hosted a Halloween celebration, with a few Covid-friendly changes from previous years. We gave out candy and glow sticksin the park as usual. But in lieu of the traditional costume contest and kids crafts,

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National Night Out

Tuesday, August 3, was Trinity Park’s National Night Out – a community picnic bringing neighbors together with local law enforcement and government officials. TPNA provided hot dogs, pizza, drinks, and snacks, and neighbors brought favorite dishes to share.  Julia Borbely-Brown

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Leave Your Leaves!

At the November TPNA Board meeting, guest speakers Ellen Reckhow, former County Commissioner, and Chay’La Hart, NCCU Senior and outreach intern with New Hope Audubon Society, educated us about the “Leave Your Leaves” initiative, describing the enormous environmental and economic

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Trinity Park Foundation Update: New Labels for Artwork

With a $1400 grant from Duke through the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership, awarded in partnership with TPNA, the Trinity Park Foundation purchased (and will soon install) long-hoped-for bronze labels for the three works of art located in The Trinity Park.  With

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Bikes, Pedestrians, and Traffic Barriers on Watts St.

The City of Durham implemented the Shared Streets pilot project last fall, to increase the options for safe travel and exercise in urban areas during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Seven streets throughout the city, including Watts St., were selected for the

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Neighborhood Improvements: Rain Gardens, Artwork, and Ellerbe Creek Cultural Signage

Thanks to Duke’s Doing Good In the Neighborhood grant program, Trinity Park benefitted from several improvements this summer: Rain Gardens The rain gardens on the George Watts school playground protect downhill areas of the neighborhood, including Ellerbe Creek, by preventing

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December 19 Luminaria

Lighting luminaries along neighborhood streets is a beautiful winter tradition, and it is scheduled to happen throughout Durham this year on Sunday, December 19, at sundown. Please join your neighbors in lighting up the neighborhood and supporting the Riverside High School PTA

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“Leave Your Leaves” presentation at 11/3 TPNA meeting

Thanks to Chay’La Hart, NCCU senior and Community Ambassador with the New Hope Audubon Society, and former County Commissioner Ellen Reckhow, for presenting to us at the TPNA November 3 meeting. They are working with New Hope Audubon Society and

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Volunteers needed November 6 for Ellerbe Creek clean-up

November 6, 9:30 – 11:00: Help clean up the creek along the trail in Trinity Park! Trinity Park is organizing a trash pick up along Ellerbe Creek on Saturday, November 6, 9:30-11:00am. Meet at the entrance to the trail in

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