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Go: Sweep the ‘Hooch

hooch sweep

Saturday, April 7, 9 am – noon Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Newnan Partner with Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee River keepers and the National Park Service for the sixth annual Sweep the Hooch. This massive cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Space is limited,…
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Go: Spring Break: 10 Ways to Get Families Outdoors

Spring Break kids kayak

With Spring Break just around the corner, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites offer many ways for families to enjoy the outdoors on a budget. From sleeping under the stars to paddling under a full moon, Georgia’s State Parks have vacations for all ages. Below are ten ideas for a…
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Yoga and Pilates for Good Health

In the last few years, yoga and Pilates have become popular methods for getting more fit. Some of the postures are similar, but there are differences. Yoga Yoga originated in India around 5,000 years ago. Hatha yoga, popular in America, is one of the yoga paths meant to transform the…
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Eating Local begins with Home Garden

fresh field peas

Nothing could be more local –or make you more of a locavore – than eating locally grown produce that comes from your own garden plot. You may be thinking that you don’t have room for a garden, but I assure you that the vegetable garden has become “sweet ‘n’ neat”…
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Go: March for Meals 5K Run/Walk

March for Meals 5K

The Athens Community Council on Aging is partnering with the national March for Meals campaign by pledging to end senior hunger by 2020. Please join us for the 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 24, to help end senior hunger in Athens and to support the local Meals on Wheels program…
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Heart Health Month

American Heart Association logo

By Jay Morris February is here! This means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. But did you know that there’s another reason to celebrate the month of February? This month is American Heart Month. The purpose of American Heart Month is to promote healthy hearts. Keeping your heart healthy…
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Homeschool Fridays

Fri., Feb 9 & Frid. Feb. 16, 2018 11 AM to 2 PM Red Top Mountain State Park – Acworth, GA Join AmeriCorps Rangers at Red Top on Feb. 9, 16 for AmeriCorps Homeschool Fridays. Topics include Conservation, Archaeology, & Black Bears. Program is outside & begins at 50 Lodge Rd. SE,…
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