Forsyth Creek Week

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Peter's Creek From Peter’s Creek, to Silas Creek, many smaller creeks and the mighty Yadkin River, Forsyth County is blessed with abundant waterways and wildlife. Learn more about them during Forsyth Creek Week, held this year on March 23 – 31, 2019.

Organized by the City of Winston-Salem, the event offers educational activities, hands-on workshops, photo contests, cleanups, book discussions and more fun activities to “discover, explore and help” our Forsyth waterways.

Activities

Activities include bike rides, bird walks, films, fishing, stand-up paddle boarding, Segway rides and trivia night, speakers, rain garden workshops, teacher and school workshops, stormwater solutions, medicine drops, creek cleanups, a planting party, a photo contest and more.  To join in the Forsyth Creek Week fun and for more information, visit forsythcreekweek.squarespace.com.

Great American Cleanup

Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup Logo

Creek Week activities include the Great American Cleanup Saturday, April 6th from 9 am-noon in neighborhoods across Winston-Salem, Kernersville and Clemmons. Individuals and groups can volunteer to help cleanup our local waterways and neighborhoods. The City of Winston-Salem will provide cleanup supplies and a pizza lunch for those registered.

To volunteer with the Great American Cleanup, register here.

To help clean up Clemmons area streams and roads in late March, register by calling (336) 766-9170.

What is your favorite Creek Week activity?

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Kristi was born and raised just up the road in Mount Airy (a.k.a. Mayberry) and frequented Winston-Salem often growing up for school field trips, shopping, and dining. After attending Appalachian State University, and a brief stint living in Southern Virginia, Kristi returned to Winston-Salem, NC in 1999 and began her work in non-profit, public relations and writing. She and her family enjoy the convenience of living near downtown Winston-Salem. She enjoys the arts, photography and cooking. "I'm a small town girl at heart, but Winston-Salem isn't an overwhelming city. It is rich with friendly people, history, culture and has a vibrant art community and that is why I am proud to call this "My Winston-Salem!"

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