BCI Burke Commits $1.5 Million to “Play Today”

BCI Burke’s avid commitment to create outdoor recreation opportunities for kids’ play and fitness is ramping up savings on the most innovative and industry leading structures.  Burke’s NucleusTM, Intensity®, NaturePlay®, Little BuddiesTM, and VoltageTM play systems are featured in the “Play Today” grants totaling $1.5 million, along with an array of play freestanding favorites that include Burke Basics spinners, swings, climbers, drums and Rock ‘N’ Ride racecar. The “Play Today” grants incentivize leaders at schools, churches, child cares, municipalities, homeowners’ … Continue reading

Montgomery Parks Arbor Day

Arbor Day 2014 – A Celebration of Trees Saturday, April 12, 8:00am-1:00pm Montgomery Parks joins the City of Takoma Park in celebrating Arbor Day 2014 with educational fun for kids and adults. The day’s event will include free tree seedling give-a-ways, children’s tree climbing, tree canopy exploration, tree scavenger hunt, tree ring crafts, a Champion Tree display, demonstrations and more! Event held rain or shine. Location:  Takoma – Piney Branch Park and Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma … Continue reading

Montgomery Parks Historic Sites Open

SANDY SPRING, MD—Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), will mark the season opening of its historic sites on Saturday April 5 with a guided hike along the Underground Railroad Experience Trail at Woodlawn Manor and a day of cultural activities at Oakley Cabin African American Museum & Park. On Sunday, April 6, the historic Kingsley Schoolhouse in Clarksburg also reopens for the season. The schedule of events and locations is listed below. Saturday, April … Continue reading

What’s Happening in King George, Va.

What’s Happening King George Parks and Recreation?   Spring Fling Health & Safety Fair Saturday April 5  at the Citizens Center 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Health & Safety Information Inside Flea Market & Vendor Fair Outside Call to rent tables High Five Fitness Challenge for Kids Lola the Clown Meal Deals: Hot Dog, Chips and Soda $3.00  -  BBQ, Chips and Soda $5.00 Boat Safety Inspections @ McDaniel’s Carwash – Call for details!540-775-4386  Eggstravaganza Saturday April 12 at Potomac Elementary School 11:00 … Continue reading

Round Rock Egg Hunt

Round Rock, Texas – Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department and Seton Medical Center Williamson invite residents to come out to the Play for All Abilities Park for the 2nd annual Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 5. This is a family-centered event, focusing on active participation for children with various disabilities or limitations. Siblings are welcome to participate in the hunt. Pre-registration for this event is required. There are a limited number of participants allowed in each hunt, … Continue reading

Oregon Kids Triathlon

Saturday, August 9th, 2014 Information and registration can be found at www.oregonkidstri.com The event format will be pool swim, in-village bike course, and on-trail run course. There will be six age groups from 5 to 17 years old. We will have participation awards, T-shirts, goody bags, and age-group awards. This is an opportunity for your young athlete to participate in an enjoyable life-experience through athletics. It is not structured as a highly competitive event. Rather, the objective is to encourage … Continue reading

Acworth Art Fest, Acworth, Ga.

The third annual Acworth Art Fest will take place on Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6.  Historic Main Street in downtown Acworth is the perfect backdrop for 100 whimsical and talented artisans from around the country. Their creative booth displays will again decorate beautiful Main Street with paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and much more! There will be a variety of art to fit everyone’s taste and budget! At Acworth Art Fest, a magical Kidz Zone is sure to make children smile, … Continue reading

Camp Woodmen Dates for 2014

NE/IA Camp Woodmen Dates for 2014: Week 1 – June 15-19 Week 2 – June 22-26 Week 3 – July 6-10 Week 4 – July 13-17 Week 5 – July 20-24  For more information about attending NE/IA Camp Woodmen located in Nebraska City, Neb., contact Jennifer at JShirk@woodmen.org or call 402-289-3776 x5030.  Camp fees are $50/camper per week.

Events In Florida

FRPA Turf Rodeos CFSTMA Sports Turf & Recreation Parks Summit J.W. Cate Recreation Center St. Petersburg, FL February 19, 2014  Download Registration Brochure  Northern/Central Park Maintenance Workshop Southeastern Livestock Pavilion Ocala, FL March 6, 2014 Download Registration Brochure  Southeast Turf Rodeo Mills Pond Park Ft. Lauderdale, FL March 13, 2014 Download Registration Brochure  Interested in Sponsoring a FRPA Event? Download the information Brochure or call (850) 878-3221

Collinwood Free Events Series

Spring has sprung in the Collinwood neighborhood with a variety of free public events that are being offered this coming March. Through the generous support of The Kresge Foundation and Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, the Collinwood’s Rising Vibrancy Program will be providing four events to celebrate the neighborhood and artists in the local community. The first March event that will be held is Locks of Love, from Waterloo and will take place on Friday, March 7th at Mac’s Lock Shop, … Continue reading