SWR Spotlight: Saving a Community Asset

~ By Yevonne Brannon ~ Southwest Raleigh is a vibrant, diverse and engaged district in Wake County and this diversity is reflected in the users of the Athens Drive Community Public Library.  September 2018 will mark the 40th anniversary of the library that...

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What to DO this Week in SouthWestRaleigh: Sep. 1-7.

Wondering what to get up to this week? Check out these SWR picks! First Friday First Friday is a free self-guided tour of downtown’s cutting edge cultural hot spots. Local art galleries, art studios, alternative art venues, and museums stay...

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What to DO this Week in SouthWestRaleigh

Wondering what to get up to this week? Check out these SWR picks! Packapalooza - Saturday, 8/19 Packapalooza is an all-day block party and street festival capping off Wolfpack Welcome Week at the start of the academic year. The event has...

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Museum Month: The NC Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh 27607 Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10am-5pm, Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. The North Carolina Museum of Art is a truly amazing resource that boasts world-class collections and events that connect visitors to a range of art...

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Museum Month: NC Museum of Natural Sciences

11 West Jones Street, Raleigh 27601 Hours: Monday to Saturday 9am -5pm, Sunday: 12 – 5pm. The NC Museum of Natural Sciences was founded in 1887 by decree of the NC General Assembly to “illustrate the…natural history of the state” It has been doing just that for 130...

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