Tag: Gypsy Hill Park
Renovation of the Lake Tams shoreline in Gypsy Hill Park is complete, and the lake is now open to the public.
On Saturday, October 10, hundreds of people gathered at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton for a suicide prevention walk. Our first lap was interrupted by screams. A little boy that was not part of the walk had run from his mother out into the road and was hit by a car.
The Staunton Out of the Darkness Walk is on target to reach its $25,000 fundraising goal. With more than 36 hours to go, the walk website shows online donations just shy of the walk goal.
Everyone has a cause that matters to them. Suicide prevention is mine. I am putting together a team in remembrance of my identical twin sister, Christina.
Parks and Recreation departments have the power to strengthen communities, transform lives and protect the future. That’s why this year, Staunton Parks and Recreation joins cities across the country in celebrating the power of parks and recreation for the 30th anniversary of Park and Recreation Month
Parking on the left side of Constitution Drive in Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton between the Thornrose Avenue entrance and the park’s main gate is now prohibited at all times.
Footgolf has made it to Staunton. This fairly new sport is a combination of soccer and golf. It is played all over the world, and can now be played at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton.
The Lake Tams shoreline in Gypsy Hill Park is undergoing a renovation, thanks in part to a $200,000 matching grant from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality through its Stormwater Local Assistance Fund.
The Gypsy Express will be up and running on Saturday, May 2 for the 58th year. The train was built in 1954 and started running in 1958. It was run by George and Linda Bartley, who sold the train to the City of Staunton 33 years later. Other than a few years in the 1990s, the train has run continuously since it began.
Refuse collection regularly scheduled in Staunton for collection on Thursday, December 25, 2014 (Christmas Day) and Friday, December 26, 2014, will instead be collected on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (Christmas Eve).
The Staunton Parks and Recreation Department received three state awards at the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) Annual Awards Presentation at the VRPS Annual Conference on Monday, December 8.
For the past six months, a local group of residents has met regularly to discuss ways to revitalize, organize and improve Staunton’s West Beverley corridor from Thornrose Cemetery to the Augusta County line.
Earlier this summer, a memorial garden and park bench were dedicated in Staunton’s Gypsy Hill Park, in memory of Ray Houser.
News and notes from the region related to the Labor Day holiday.
This July, Staunton Parks & Recreation and NRPA are challenging everyone to get out and visit their community parks and recreation during national Park and Recreation Month.
The reclusive Will Carson will close the Staunton UNPLUGGED spring concert series with an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 4, at 300 Churchville Avenue in the Staunton Senior Center. City fireworks will follow next door at Gypsy Hill Park after the concert.
Last Thursday approximately thirty seniors from Staunton Senior Center and Waynesboro Senior Center joined at Gypsy Hill Park for the monthly health program entitled “Relaxation in the Park”, presented by health program team members including Shelly Lam, Anna Stell, and Jessica Miller.
The Staunton Augusta Art Center will hold the 48th annual Art in the Park on Saturday, May 24, 10am-5pm and on Sunday, May 25, noon-5pm in the bandstand area of Staunton’s historic Gypsy Hill Park.