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Saturday, May 25, 2024

Stumpy’s Birthday World Turtle Day
Saturday, May 25, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Please join us on Saturday May 25th to celebrate Stumpy’s 6th birthday and World Turtle Day. Stumpy would love all his friends to take a picture with him and his favorite ranger. Take a few minutes to learn how he got his name and how he came to live at the park with us and be our favorite mascot. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, May 25, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Squid Dissection
Saturday, May 25, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Embrace your inner curiosity as we dissect and learn about the ins and outs of one of the oceans' most common animals: The Squid! $10.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Memorial Day Commemoration
Saturday, May 25, 2024 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a Memorial Day commemoration. Help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who died while serving in the US military. Living history interpretations will take place throughout the day including musket and cannon firings. Tour the fort, museum, and grounds of Fort McAllister along the banks of the Ogeechee River. $5.50 - $9.75 912-727-2339.
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Glow in the Dark Mini-Golf
Saturday, May 25, 2024 8 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
CAMPERS ONLY Calling all camping night owls! Come experience mini-golf in a whole ne light. Meet at the mini-golf course. Golfers 3 years of age and under are free. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Homemade Butter in a Jar
Saturdays 11:30 AM - 12 PM – May 25, 2024 
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join us at the campground picnic shelter and learn to make butter the old fashion way. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Memorial Day Wind Catcher Craft
Saturday, May 25, 2024 1:30 PM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join us at the campground picnic shelter and make your own patriotic wind catcher. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Campfire Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, May 25, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Join our ranger for a campfire cooking demonstration making blackberry cobbler in a dutch oven over the campfire. We will also go over tips and tricks for cooking outdoors. $5 parking. 229-838-6202.
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Movie Night
Saturday, May 25, 2024 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Join us for a fun family movie night. Located behind the Nature Hut. Movie hint (can a panda learn kung Fu?). $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Homemade Ice Cream
Saturday, May 25, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Kicking off the pool season with homemade ice cream! Available while supplies last at the pool. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Art in the Park
Saturday, May 25, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Come create your very own painting of the beautiful river here at Watson Mill! No experience needed. Follow guided instructions or create your own painting from life or using provided reference. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Sunday, May 26, 2024

Backyard Biodiversity
Sunday, May 26, 2024 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Come join our naturalist for an informational talk about common animals that you can spot right in your backyard! $2 plus $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
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Creature Feature
Sunday, May 26, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Reptile Reception: Come Meet the Snakes
Sunday, May 26, 2024 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come meet our Corn Snake and Western Hognose, who will be serving the public as ambassador animals. This hands on learning opportunity explores the difference between a native and non native species, arboreal traits and fossorial traits, and everything else there is to know about our hognose and corn snake. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Reptile Reception: Come Meet the Snakes
Sunday, May 26, 2024 3 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come meet our Corn Snake and Western Hognose, who will be serving the public as ambassador animals. This hands on learning opportunity explores the difference between a native and non native species, arboreal traits and fossorial traits, and everything else there is to know about our hognose and corn snake. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Nature Hut open
Sundays 3 PM - 5 PM – May 26, 2024 
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
open every Sunday 3-5pm except Sunday May 12, 2024 $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Monday, May 27, 2024

Frogs of Northwest Georgia
Monday, May 27, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Everybody loves frogs. and northwest Georgia has more than a dozen species that you'll become acquainted with in this program. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Snakes of Georgia
Monday, May 27, 2024 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Find out about the many species of snakes in Georgia and which ones you might be most likely to encounter during your visit to the park. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Free Tours for Military
Monday, May 27, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day and Patriots Day, Hardman Farm invites all Veterans, military service members and their accompanying immediate family members to enjoy a free tour of Hardman Farm on service related holidays. 706-878-1077.
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Bee-I-Y
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join our ranger for a fun and interactive craft as we craft your very own un-bee-lievable bee house! $5.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Thursday, May 30, 2024

DIY Bird Feeders
Thursday, May 30, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore the area and learn about our fine feathered friends while making a locally sourced bird feeder $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Friday, May 31, 2024

Archery Fundamentals
Friday, May 31, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come try your hand at beginner's archery lessons and put your newfound skills to the test. Ages 8 and up. Call the park office to pre-register as slots are limited. We will meet at picnic shelter #3 $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, June 1, 2024

33rd Annual Junior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 8 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Kids 15 and younger can try to win prizes for largest fish or youngest angler, as well as a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing in Lake Liberty. The tournament will start at 8am and end at 12:00pm $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Dog Days Adoption Event
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 12:30 PM to 3 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Join Jack Hill State Park for our dog days adoption event! We will be teaming up with three local animal agencies to bring you a paw-some opportunity to meet some adorable dogs looking for a forever home. Mingle, play, and find your new best friend while enjoying the great outdoors. Come find your new hiking buddy! $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
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Learn to Fish 101
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
learn the basics of fishing. located behind the main office. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Fishing with a Ranger
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Come enjoy a fun time fishing with a Ranger. Located behind the main office. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Movie Night
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. located in the field next to the Nature Hut. bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. you may also need bug spray. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, June 2, 2024

Pioneer Survival: Basic Handsewing
Sunday, Jun 2, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
People in the 1700s always needed to know how to mend their clothes in a hurry. Join us for a beginner's sewing class and learn how to hand-stitch. Space is limited and registration is required. Cost is $10 per person. Materials are included. $10. 912-437-4770.
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Yoga on the Ogeechee
Sunday, Jun 2, 2024 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a relaxing vinyasa flow with a view of the beautiful Ogeechee River and birding area. We will hold this program outdoors, weather permitting. Bring your mat, water, and bug spray. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Explore the Nature Hut
Sunday, Jun 2, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come look around our Nature Hut and see our really cool snakes. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Friday, June 7, 2024

Mindful Fishing
Friday, Jun 7, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Do you want to become a more mindful angler, but don't know where to start? Well look no further! We are presenting a a talk about how to be a more conscious angler. Come join our Interpretive Ranger Fisheries Technician Representative Emmi Losasso as we discuss ways for you to be a better angler out on the water. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, June 8, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Dock Detectives
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 9 AM to 10 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore and learn about all the fun macroinvertebrates that call Crooked River home. Who knows what we’ll find? Fee is $3 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Squid Dissection
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Embrace your inner curiosity as we dissect and learn about the ins and outs of one of the oceans' most common animals: The Squid! $10.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Mini Golf Relay
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Teams of players will take on the competition to beat your opponents time on the course. Coordinate with teammates, race against the clock, and shoot quick! Do you have what it takes to become a mini golf relay champion? $8.00 plus $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
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Lost But Found, Safe and Sound
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 12 PM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join Search and Rescue (SAR) Specialist Dianne Stone and her trusty K9 companion Maisy to learn simple techniques and supplies you should always have on hand when venturing into the great outdoors. You'll come out of this interactive course with the knowledge of what to do if you happen to get lost in the woods. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Carol Cain as "Rosie The Riveter"
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Carol Cain as "Rosie The Riveter" Actress/Storyteller Carol Cain will portray seven different "Rosie the Riveter's" in one special performance. Rosie represents the American women who worked during World War II producing munitions, planes, tanks and war supplies. Times: 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 2:00pm $9.50- $15 706-655-5870.
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World Oceans Day Craft
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come create a little ocean friend to celebrate World Oceans Day! Meet at the campground pavilion. Kids of all ages welcome. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, June 9, 2024

Basic Archery
Sunday, Jun 9, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Jun 9, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, June 14, 2024

Archery Fundamentals
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come try your hand at beginner's archery lessons and put your newfound skills to the test. Ages 8 and up. Call the park office to pre-register as slots are limited. We will meet at picnic shelter #3 $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Archery Fundamentals
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come try your hand at beginner's archery lessons and put your newfound skills to the test. Ages 8 and up. Call the park office to pre-register as slots are limited. We will meet at picnic shelter #3 $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Roaming Ranger of Red Top
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Meet a ranger at the Trading Post from 1-3 PM for a small fire and a chat about local wildlife and programs as you check in to your campsite. The ranger will answer questions and meet with guests. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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All About Bugs!
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us to learn about some of our native creepy crawlies and learn why they aren't so creepy after all. We will discuss facts about bugs and why they are needed on our planet. We will look at preserved and maybe some live specimens. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 15, 2024

33rd Annual Senior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 8 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
This tournament will be held at Lake Liberty. Anglers 55 years and older can try to win prizes in several categories, as well as win a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 8:00a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing. The tournament will start at 8am and end at 12:00pm. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Squid Dissection
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Embrace your inner curiosity as we dissect and learn about the ins and outs of one of the oceans' most common animals: The Squid! $10.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Snappy Sewing: Make a Felt Gator
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Take home your very own felt alligator! This crafting activity is perfect for younger kids, ages 6-12, who are interested in reptiles and sewing. Cost: $2 per attendee. $2. 912-437-4770.
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Snappy Sewing: Make a Felt Gator
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Take home your very own felt alligator! This crafting activity is perfect for younger kids, ages 6-12, who are interested in reptiles and sewing. Cost: $2 per attendee. $2. 912-437-4770.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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D-Day 80th Anniversary Commemoration
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 11 AM to 2:15 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
President Franklin D. Roosevelt portrayer James Fowler will brief the nation about D-Day followed by leading our nation in a prayer that took place on June 6, 1944 via radio. Performances 11:00, 1:00, and 2:00. $9.50-$15 706-655-5870.
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Afternoon Archery
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
From novice to pro all are welcome to attend afternoon archery here at Sweetwater Creek State Park. An instructor will be present to ensure that everyone will be able to improve during their session. Most suitable for ages 10+, Adults must be present for all minors in attendance. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Homemade Ice Cream
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Take a break from swimming with homemade ice cream! Available at the pool while supplies last. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Photo Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come join us for a Photo Scavenger Hunt. All you need is a camera or cell phone to enjoy the fun. When the list is completed, come by the office for a goodie bag. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Father's Day craft
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come make your father something cool for Father's Day. located at the Nature Hut $1 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Radical Reptiles
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Come learn more about some awesome reptiles. located at the Nature Hut. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Movie Night
Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 7:45 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. located in the field next to the Nature Hut. bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. you may also need bug spray. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Thursday, June 20, 2024

DIY Bird Feeders
Thursday, Jun 20, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore the area and learn about our fine feathered friends while making a locally sourced bird feeder $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Friday, June 21, 2024

Herp, Herp, Hooray
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Settle in for the night with some fun, games, and stories around a campfire with a ranger. Each week holds something new! $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Trivia Night
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Scaly Scenes
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Join Jack Hill for our scaly scenes event! Explore a series of carefully crafted mini habitats that offer a look into the environments that our state reptiles call home! Learn about the stomping grounds of snakes, turtles, tortoises, and more! The naturalist will guide visitors through the intricacies of each habitat during an educational talk. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
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Roaming Ranger of Red Top
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Meet a ranger at the Trading Post from 1-3 PM for a small fire and a chat about local wildlife and programs as you check in to your campsite. The ranger will answer questions and meet with guests. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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All About Bugs!
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us to learn about some of our native creepy crawlies and learn why they aren't so creepy after all. We will discuss facts about bugs and why they are needed on our planet. We will look at preserved and maybe some live specimens. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 22, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Nature in Your Pocket: Build a Terrarium
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our popular crafting class returns! Join us as we assemble our own terrariums to take home. Learn about environments and ecosystems, condensation and photosynthesis along the way! Space is limited please pre-register to guarantee a seat! Cost: $10 per person to cover materials. $10. 912-437-4770.
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Movie Night
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 7:45 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. located in the field next to the Nature Hut. bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. you may also need bug spray. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Summer Word Search
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Pick up a summer crossword puzzle from the office. Turn in completed by 3:00 PM for a prize! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, June 23, 2024

Reptile Reception: Come Meet the Snakes
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come meet our Corn Snake and Western Hognose, who will be serving the public as ambassador animals. This hands on learning opportunity explores the difference between a native and non native species, arboreal traits and fossorial traits, and everything else there is to know about our hognose and corn snake. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Reptile Reception: Come Meet the Snakes
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 3 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come meet our Corn Snake and Western Hognose, who will be serving the public as ambassador animals. This hands on learning opportunity explores the difference between a native and non native species, arboreal traits and fossorial traits, and everything else there is to know about our hognose and corn snake. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Reptile Reception: Come Meet the Snakes
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 4 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Come meet our Corn Snake and Western Hognose, who will be serving the public as ambassador animals. This hands on learning opportunity explores the difference between a native and non native species, arboreal traits and fossorial traits, and everything else there is to know about our hognose and corn snake. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Explore the Nature Hut
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come look around our Nature Hut and see our really cool snakes. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Monday, June 24, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 24, 2024 until Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 25, 2024 until Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 26, 2024 until Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Thursday, June 27, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 27, 2024 until Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Friday, June 28, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 28, 2024 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Young people ages 8-12 join park staff and volunteers to learn about natural and cultural resources, play games, do crafts, and more. Pre-Registration required. Pre- Registration opens February 11th and closes May 30th. Space is limited. $50 for the entire week. $50. 770-387-3747.
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Trivia Night
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Roaming Ranger of Red Top
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Meet a ranger at the Trading Post from 1-3 PM for a small fire and a chat about local wildlife and programs as you check in to your campsite. The ranger will answer questions and meet with guests. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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All About Bugs!
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us to learn about some of our native creepy crawlies and learn why they aren't so creepy after all. We will discuss facts about bugs and why they are needed on our planet. We will look at preserved and maybe some live specimens. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Saturday, June 29, 2024

Afternoon Archery
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
All skill levels welcome suitable for ages 10+ We’ll be using compound bows for our afternoon of target shooting. For folks who are more experienced well have some archery games set up and for our beginners well work to improve stance and technique $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Radical Reptiles
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Come learn more about some awesome reptiles. located at the Nature Hut. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Movie Night
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. located in the field next to the Nature Hut. bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. you may also need bug spray. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, June 30, 2024

Explore the Nature Hut
Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come look around our Nature Hut and see our really cool snakes. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Thursday, July 4, 2024

Lucky Duck Hunt
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 8:30 AM to 4 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for a search around the park for the first annual lucky duck hunt! There will be several patriotic ducks hidden around the park but only one is the lucky duck! Find the lucky duck and bring it to the visitor center to claim your prize. $5 parking. 229-838-6202.
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4th of July Campsite Decorating Contest
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
If you're camping with us for 4th of July, join us for our campsite decorating contest! We will be giving prices for 1st and 2nd place. You must register upon check in. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Free Tours for Military
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day and Patriots Day, Hardman Farm invites all Veterans, military service members and their accompanying immediate family members to enjoy a free tour of Hardman Farm on service related holidays. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, July 6, 2024

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jul 6, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 6, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Step back in time and commemorate Independence Day with the spirit of 1864! This traditional celebration is filled with captivating living history demonstrations, featuring musket firings and the awe-inspiring spectacles of artillery display as well as old-timey games and fresh watermelon! $5.50 - $9.75 912-727-2339.
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Saturday, July 13, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Jul 13, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Saturday, July 20, 2024

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Saturday, July 27, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Saturday, August 3, 2024

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Saturday, August 10, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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A walk to the stars
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 to Sunday, Aug 11, 2024 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
On our hike you will see and learn about star constellations and get a great view the Perseid meteor shower. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a blanket and a flashlight. We will meet at the golf course parking lot. Call to pre-register. This will be weather permitting. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Friday, August 23, 2024

The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census
10 AM - 4 PM from Aug 23, 2024 until Aug 24, 2024 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census Participants can come to our Certified Pollinator Habitat to count butterflies and other insects to help researchers better understand the population status of pollinators by taking part in the 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census For more information visit GSEPC.org. $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, August 24, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Aug 24, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census
10 AM - 4 PM from Aug 24, 2024 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census Participants can come to our Certified Pollinator Habitat to count butterflies and other insects to help researchers better understand the population status of pollinators by taking part in the 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census For more information visit GSEPC.org. $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, August 31, 2024

Laborer's Day
Saturday, Aug 31, 2024 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
This Labor Day we celebrate the history of colonial trades and crafts folk. Featured trades include: the sawyer with woodworking, the weaver with wool-spinning, as well as the potter with pottery throwing. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Wednesday, September 11, 2024

Free Tours for Military
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day and Patriots Day, Hardman Farm invites all Veterans, military service members and their accompanying immediate family members to enjoy a free tour of Hardman Farm on service related holidays. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, September 14, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Come and learn the history of how Franklin Roosevelt rose above the effects of polio to become president. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the site by doing our activity booklet. You can tour the house and the therapy pools At the Pools Museum you will learn about the therapy and the crusade to fight polio. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, September 15, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Sunday, Sep 15, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Come and learn the history of how Franklin Roosevelt rose above the effects of polio to become president. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the site by doing our activity booklet. You can tour the house and the therapy pools At the Pools Museum you will learn about the therapy and the crusade to fight polio. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, September 21, 2024

23nd Annual Skills of the Past
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch staff and demonstrators show how people used basic skills to live in the pre-industrial age. See skills such as flintknapping, fire building, cordage making, weaving, food preparation, and more. Click on the event title for more information. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Fire and Shine Dinner
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Fire and Shine Dinner Immerse yourself in an evening full of Appalachian culture, local history, local food, music and more. Live moonshine and black powder demonstrations will engage you while you enjoy Southern fare in the shadow of Mt. Yonah. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, September 28, 2024

Fundamentals of Plant Identification
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist forestry Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
‘Friends of the Parks’ groups all over the state will be hosting a day of volunteer opportunities. Come give back to your favorite park. Our Naturalists will also be presenting programs and other activities at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
In conjunction with National Public Lands Day, we are hosting a volunteer workday involving several site projects. Please bring gloves, water, and snacks provided. Admission is free for volunteers on this day. 770-443-7850.
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Little White House Annual Clean up-Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Volunteers are being sought to help out with weeding flower beds, removing spider webs and cleaning outside museum and grounds. Gloves and tools will be provided. Admission Fee is free for those who volunteer. 706-655-5870.
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Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come join us for volunteer projects throughout the site. Past projects include building new shelters in the Early Georgia Camp and weeding and mulching in the Heritage Garden. Free admission for registered volunteers. 912-353-3023.
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Saturday, October 5, 2024

Films From The Archives
Saturday, Oct 5, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guest with have the unique opportunity to view three short films dating from 1964 to 2004. Before each film there will be discussion on the background of the making of the each film. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Films From The Archives
Saturday, Oct 5, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guest with have the unique opportunity to view three short films dating from 1964 to 2004. Before each film there will be discussion on the background of the making of the each film. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, October 19, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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A leaf change hayride through the park!
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
We will meet at the park office and enjoy a relaxing ride around the park. You will get to see the amazing fall colors and you might even get to catch a falling leaf! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Thursday, October 24, 2024

Bat Week
Thursday, Oct 24, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Friday, October 25, 2024

Bat Week
Friday, Oct 25, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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A Spooky Evening at Victoria Bryant
Friday, Oct 25, 2024 7 PM to 9 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out and enjoy a spooky evening on the park! We will have a hayride, campsite decorating contest, costume contest, trick or treating, a Halloween movie, a campfire and more. Friday's program is for small kids that do not want to scared. The full spooky effect will be on Saturday night. $1 - $5 $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, October 26, 2024

Bat Week
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Tricks, Treats, and Tricorns
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 5:30 PM to 8 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for our annual Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating inside the Fort's walls. This family-friendly event offers you a chance to participate in fun Halloween activities! This year, our theme is REPTILES! $3-$5. 912-437-4770.
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A Haunted Evening at Victoria Bryant
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 5 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come & join the park staff and Friends of Victoria Bryant for a fun evening of haunted events. Activities include a haunted hayride, a movie, a campfire, campsite decorating contest, Trick or Treating and costume contest. Events kick off at 5pm. Judging for the campsite contests will be judged by you the public. $6 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, October 27, 2024

Bat Week
Sunday, Oct 27, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Monday, October 28, 2024

Bat Week
Monday, Oct 28, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2024

Bat Week
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Wednesday, October 30, 2024

Bat Week
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Thursday, October 31, 2024

Bat Week
Thursday, Oct 31, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Saturday, November 16, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Nov 16, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Fall Festival at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Nov 16, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy fall-themed crafts, games, hayrides, scarecrow hike, archery and so much more. This family-friendly event is sure to be fun for the whole family. $4 per person $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Astronomy Night
Saturday, Nov 16, 2024 7 PM to 9 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Columbus State University and the Coca-Cola Space Science Center will present an evening of star gazing and slides. Visitors may bring their own telescopes, but some will be provided. The park offers excellent sky viewing without light pollution. $5 parking. 229-838-6202.
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Saturday, November 30, 2024

Christmas tree lighting at the park
Saturday, Nov 30, 2024 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out and join us as we light up the front pond and Christmas tree. There will be caroling, hot chocolate, cookies, and even an appearance by Santa Claus! Donations are welcome. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, December 7, 2024

Selfies with Santa
Saturday, Dec 7, 2024 6 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
The friends of Hamburg will host an evening with Santa Claus at the Hamburg Mill! The evening will include a holiday craft, refreshments and pictures with Santa. This event is complimentary. A $5.00 fee per vehicle is required to park. $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Christmas comes to Victoria Bryant
Saturday, Dec 7, 2024 6 PM to 9 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for an evening full of Christmas cheer! Bring the little ones out to see Santa and have their picture taken, a fun Christmas craft, sweet treats and hot chocolate, Christmas lights, campsite decorating contest, campfire, a Christmas movie and Christmas light hayride around the park! We will meet at the Visitor's center. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, December 14, 2024

A Christmas Hayride with Santa
Saturday, Dec 14, 2024 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out and enjoy a hayride with Santa! There will be caroling, a Christmas movie, concessions and campfire. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, December 21, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Dec 21, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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