Garner NC Events Including Movie+Camping, Picnic, and More

Town of Garner, NC logo and slogan
Town of Garner, NC logo and slogan

Several upcoming events, organized by the town of Garner, North Carolina’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department, are listed below along with informational posters.

To see more Garner events, visit garnernc.gov/departments/parks-recreation-and-cultural-resources.

Friday Flicks

Enjoy a free, family-friendly movie outdoors at Lake Benson Park, 921 Buffaloe Road, Garner NC. The next Friday Flicks is May 25, 2018, 8:30pm, and is open to the public. Bring a picnic dinner or purchase from the light concessions available on-site.

Additional movie dates are June 8 and June 22, 2018. See poster below for movie titles.

Those interested in (optional) camping overnight in Lake Benson Park may stay for a small per-family fee of $12 to $16 (camping pre-registration is required). Only one adult needs to register.

Friday Flicks poster. Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
Friday Flicks poster. Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources

 

Picnic with Professionals

Meet at the Holly Shelter, Wednesdays at 11am, with a picnic lunch. Eat and visit with local heroes and their flashy vehicles. Dates include:

  • June 6, 2018 — Garner Police Department
  • June 13, 2018 — Garner Public Works
  • June 20, 2018 — WakeMed
  • June 27, 2018 — Garner Fire-Rescue

The Holly Shelter is inside White Deer Park, 2400 Aversboro Road, Garner NC.

Picnic with Professionals poster. Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
Picnic with Professionals poster. Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources

Memorial Day

This is a day of remembrance for those who died while serving in the US armed forces. Join this Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 28, 2018, 1:30pm, at the Garner Veterans Memorial, 921 Buffaloe Road, Garner NC.

Memorial Day poster. Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
Memorial Day poster. Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources

Basketball Clinic

The town is also offering a free basketball clinic on Saturday, May 12, 2018, for those interested in playing in the local youth leagues. Held at the Avery Street Recreation Center, 125 Avery Street, Garner NC.

 

Summer Youth Basketball flyer. Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
Summer Youth Basketball flyer. Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources

 

Source: Megan Thornton, Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources

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