ACC Leisure Services Department
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How Do You Do?


The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present  "Meet the Animals" program on Saturday, October 3 from 1-2 PM. at Sandy Creek Nature Center.

A naturalist will present an informative program that allows participants to get up close and hands on with some of the Nature Center’s live animals.

The program fee is $7 for an Athens-Clarke County family and $10 for a non-resident family.  

Registration is required by Friday, October 2 by calling 706-613-3615.


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Trucks, Trucks, and More Trucks...


The  Leisure Services Department will present Touch a Truck Day, Saturday, October 10 from 9 AM – noon at Southeast Clarke Park.

Bring the kids out for a morning of fun and a chance to explore trucks of all types, including construction vehicles, police cars, and more. Each vehicle will have trained staff present to answer questions.  

This family program will take place on the Lexington Road side of Southeast Clarke Park.  This program is free and open to the public.

For more information,call 706-613-3991.
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Join Us at the Park...


The 31st Annual North Georgia Folk Festival  will be held on  Saturday, October 10 at Sandy Creek Park.

This fun-filled, family-friendly day in the park offers children's activities, traditional arts and crafts demonstration and sales, and good food all day long from 11AM - 6 PM.  Music continues until 9 PM and features 14 acts on two stages.

Children under 12 are admitted free.  Student tickets are $8 and adults are $15.  Additional park admission is $2 per person ages 4-64.    

To reach Sandy Creek Park call 706-613-3631.

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It's Friday!


This program, for children 10 months - 4 years of age and their caregivers, is held Friday mornings from 10 - 11:30 AM in the Bishop Park Gym. An instructor supervises the fun while caregivers lead their little ones through amazing obstacle courses.

The fee $5 per child/per visit for ACC residents; $7.50 per child/per visit for Non-residents.   

For more information, call 706-613-3589.
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It was a Dark and Stormy Night...


Grab the candy corn - it is time to get ready for Halloween!

The Leisure Services Department has a variety of Halloween events for goblins of all ages.

Get ready for some fun!


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