Mother’s Day Picnic/Cornhole at FDR State Park

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Mother’s Day Picnic and Cornhole Tournament
Sunday, May 10
1-4pm
Admission fee $8 for ages 4 and up ($5 state parking fee)
Decorate a summer hat for mom and create a beautiful, real flower arrangement.
Cheer for the mom/child team bean bag toss competition.
All ages welcome! Prizes for winners!
Bring your picnic and celebrate all mothers.
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Must pre-register and pre-pay.
Meet at covered Picnic Shelter #1 next to Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354

Georgia Strawberry Festival 2015

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Georgia Strawberry Festival in Reynolds

April 24-25, 2015

“Going Green@#17” will be the theme of the 17th Annual Georgia Strawberry Festival which will be held April 24-25 in Reynolds, located approximately 22 miles west of I-75 at the intersection of GA 96 and GA 128. Admission and parking will be free. For information, phone 478-847-5301 or visit www.ga-strawberry.org or FACEBOOK page.

Friday evening’s events:

The fun will begin Friday evening in the park with a BBQ pork dinner, hot dogs, hamburgers, strawberry shortcake, children’s activities, and a performance in the park gazebo by the gospel groups, The Ward Family, Living Waters, Trinity Southern Gospel Trio, and Mandy Harrell.

Saturday’s events:

8am ~ will begin with a 5K run and a Berry Blast Softball Tournament

10am ~ a Children’s Parade with all youth invited to participate, and the Grand Parade with antique and classic cars, trucks, bands, and more.

All day ~ There will be over 100 artists and craftsmen from around the S.E., a car and truck show, farmers’ market, strawberries for sale, food, entertainment by area talent all day including a special performance by the Up All Nite Band, carnival rides, old book sale by the Reynolds Woman’s Club,

1pm ~ the Georgia Strawberry Cook-Off at the Flint Energies Headquarters Building (with samples),

4pm ~ the weiner dog race

5pm ~ the lawn mower races.

Admission and parking will be free; the event is handicap accessible.

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Troup Parks & Rec Easter Egg Hunt

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Troup County Parks & Rec Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Shuford Fields, 950 Calumet Center Drive.

Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and the hunt is set to begin at 11 a.m. There will be four age categories: 2 and under, with parents allowed to help their children hunt for eggs; 3-4 years; a 5-7 years; and 8-10 years.

There will be 20 prizes in each age group. Peter Rabbit is also expected to make a visit during the hunt.