First Thursday and Food …

May First Thursday Image

In May, our First Thursday Scavenger Hunt will feature six food businesses in the district. Each location will then offer you a free treat or sample to reward you for finding the location and answering the trivia questions! The fun starts Thursday, May 2, at 5pm. Be sure to get on the hunt right away, as some locations might run out of the tasty treats!

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Thank you, Scavenger Hunters and Huntees(?)

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt

A VERY BIG THANK YOU to our participating Scavenger Hunt businesses (below) as well as all of the other businesses with First Thursday events. If you’re looking for the answers to the trivia questions, they are …

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RENEW on March First Thursday with our Scavenger Hunt!

March First Thursday Graphic

The Scavenger Hunt continues for March First Thursday! Our theme will be RENEW – each of the locations will offer some aspect of renewal, whether it’s mind, body, or soul.

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First Thursday Events? Get them on the StriveOn app!

StriveOn and JP Centre/South Main Streets

Are you planning a First Thursday event for November 1? Be sure to get your business and event listed on the StriveOn app. JP Centre/South Main Streets is administering this app in lieu of the printed First Thursday ArtWalk maps. The StriveOn app allows for a much more interactive and…

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Thank you for a successful Screen on the Green season!

Crowd at September Screen on the Green

As the weather gets colder, we say goodbye to our Screen on the Green series for the year. Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy our film series, and very special THANK YOU to our sponsors this year – The Muncey Group and Xfinity! Without their generous support,…

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A Mobile App for Centre/South

JP Centre/South Main Streets will be migrating our First Thursday ArtWalk to an app called StriveOn. This app is available for both Apple and Android. It’s a far more fun and interactive way to get involved with the business district and community events. What is StriveOn? StriveOn is a location-based…

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Screen on the Green POSTPONED due to weather.

Screen on the Green for Sept 2018 Rain Date

Though it brought a much needed respite from the heat and humidity, unfortunately the weather also forced us to postpone our Screen on the Green event for First Thursdays. We are undaunted however and will show the film, “Black Panther,” NEXT WEEK on Thursday, September 13, at Loring Greenough House’s…

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Thanks for joining us!

Crowd at September Screen on the Green

Last night’s Screen on the Green was a rousing success with the beloved classic, Mary Poppins! Though we had a brief scare with some rain at the beginning, it held off and the show went on! Many thanks to our sponsor for last night’s movie, Xfinity.   Loring Greenough House’s…

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New First Thursday A-Frames for 2018!

This year, JP Centre/South Main Streets will update their First Thursday A-Frame signage. We are asking participating businesses to help fund First Thursday by sponsoring a new First Thursday A-Frame sign. The new signs are a lightweight, durable plastic that hold 18” x 24” signs, with an optional 6” x…

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Screen on the Green Is Back!

WEATHER LOOKS GOOD – SCREEN ON THE GREEN IS ON! EDIT – Please check back for weather updates. Rain is expected in the morning, so we will wait until 2PM on Thursday before making the call. At this time, Screen on the Green is still on. At last, we are…

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