Hickory – The City of Hickory will be celebrating National Parks and Recreation Month with fun and excitement this Saturday, July 15.

The entire community is invited to join the City and the Parks and Recreation Department at Ridgeview Recreation Center from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The theme for the Community Festival is F.I.R.E. (Fostering, Inspiration, Renewal and Empowerment).  The event will kick off at 11:00 am with a health and resource fair with over 40 vendors.

There will be entertainment, arts and crafts, games, inflatables, food and much more.  Free fun for everyone.

Ridgeview Recreation Center is located at 115 7th Avenue SW.

For more information on this program, please contact Senior Recreation Programmer Andrea Nixon (828) 324-8007.