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Images of some of the animals at Obediah's Okefenok

Georgia's Varied Aquariums, Animal Parks, and Zoos

Heather Neal - Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 8:24am

The American Association of Zookeepers celebrates the third week of July each year as National Zookeeper Week. “As the need to protect and preserve our wildlife and vanishing habitats has increased, our role as...

2012 Labor Day Events and Parades in Georgia

Heather Neal - Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 7:29am

Labor Day was set aside as a reprieve to celebrate the hard work of generations both past and present whose diligence and work ethic make the United States of America a wonderful place to live and work. If you are...

Your FREE Georgia State Parks Day 2012

Heather Neal - Friday, September 21, 2012 - 9:58am

This weekend is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy our beautiful state. Fall is breezing into Georgia. Our friends in north Georgia are beginning to see some fall colors already. It's the perfect time of year...

Kids at the Fun Run last year!

Free Family Fun Event at the Capitol

Heather Neal - Monday, March 4, 2013 - 5:57am

The third annual Be Healthy Georgia Day will be at the capitol this coming Saturday, March 9, 2013. The family event is completely free and concludes at 12pm. As part of the Lt. Governor’s Healthy Kids Georgia program...

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Patriotic Projects for All Ages

Heather Neal - Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 7:29am

As parents, one of our many responsibilities is passing on our history. Especially on Independence Day, it is important to share the traditions of this holiday as well as its historical significance. As adults, we...

Beach at Don Carter State Park on Lake Lanier (via GA State Parks Facebook page)

Georgia’s Beaches, No Where Near the Coast

Heather Neal - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:52am

Georgia has a huge, gorgeous coastline. Sadly, that coastline is – you know, all the way at the coast, which is far for a lot of Georgians. If it’s at all possible, go to the ocean. Go to the beach. The act of...

Five Party Ideas to Celebrate New Year’s With the Family

Heather Neal - Friday, December 27, 2013 - 6:36am

This very happy “Happy New Year!” card from Sesame Workshop got me thinking. Why not have a Happy New Year party that my kid can enjoy, too? At only five years old, time has little meaning outside the bounds of “a...

Last Minute No-Sew Halloween Costumes

Heather Neal - Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 9:16am

For many families, fall festivals, parties, and apple and pumpkin gathering leave little time for costume shopping and fashioning. Suddenly, Halloween weekend is here – when we could have sworn we had one more week to...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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