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Recipe: Fruit Kabobs

Fruit Kabobs

Fruit kabobs make a colorful and fun snack that kids can help prepare. Ingredients 1 cup watermelon (chunks) 1 cup pineapple (chunks) 1 cup grapes, red seedless 1 cup strawberries (stemmed) 2 kiwi (peeled and cut in quarters) bamboo skewers 1 cup yogurt, light strawberry Directions 1. Place fruit chunks on bamboo skewers. Place fruit kabobs…
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Adult Swim: Come on in!

Young Woman Swimming in a Pool

Ah, the dog days of summer are upon us. What better way to cool off and move more than with a quick swim? Our family enjoys belonging to a community pool, and I especially love including outdoor swimming in my fitness routine. However, I must admit that I’ve been baffled…
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Go: Father’s Day Outdoor Celebration

Red Top Mountain State Park

Red Top Mountain State Park Sunday, June 17, 1 – 4 pm Celebrate father’s day outdoors with lawn & team games, s’mores, crafts, and more at Red Top’s Beach. In addition to a roped-off swimming area on Lake Allatoona, the Beach is also in walking distance to a putt-putt golf…
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Recipe: Avocado Breakfast Bruschetta

avocado breakfast

This recipe makes great use of summer produce and is a good example of combining high fiber carbohydrates, with protein and fat to minimize blood sugar spikes. The carbohydrates from the bread are balanced by the fiber in the bread and vegetables, healthy fats in the avocado and eggs, and…
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SPLASH: Have a water safety plan!

SPLASH logo

The state’s water-safety initiative, SPLASH, aims to greatly reduce the number of water-related deaths and injuries. SPLASH encourages citizens to follow these tips when enjoying beaches, pools, lakes, rivers and other bodies of water: Supervision – Designate an adult to watch children at all times. Do not assume someone else…
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Go: Beach Bash at Don Carter

Don Carter State Park

Saturday, May 26, 11 am – 4 pm Don Carter State Park, Gainesville School’s out, scream and shout! Summer is finally here, and Georgia State Parks want to share this excitement with you. Join staff for summertime fun on the Don Carter beach. There will be paddle board races, sand…
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Water-based Exercise Provides Ample Options to Get Fit

You may think of water sports as a summer activity, but in some communities swimming and water aerobics are available throughout the year. One benefit of water exercise is that it is good for people who may be overweight or who have back problems, leg or foot injuries. The water’s…
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