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November 11: In Honor of Veterans

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 November 11: Wildlife Park will offer FREE Admission in Honor of Veterans

Community can help Park collect Gifts from Home
to send to troops

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will offer free park admission for everyone on Veterans Day November 11, 2013 in honor of veterans.

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P.L.A.Y. (Preparing Little Athletes Youth Program Ages 3-5)

parks-playCitrus County Parks & Recreation’s P.L.A.Y. Program start date has been changed to October 28, 2013. Registration is open and spots fill up fast! SPACE IS LIMITED.

The P.L.A.Y. programs offered in the upcoming session include; basketball which will be held at the Citrus County Resource Center on Mondays or Wednesdays and flag football located at Bicentennial Park on Tuesdays or Thursdays. The next session will begin the week of October 28. Boys and girls, ages 3-5, are encouraged to join the 6-week program. After enrollment, each child receives age appropriate sports equipment and a team t-shirt.

 

For more information please contact Citrus County Parks & Recreation at 352.527.7540 or visit our web site at CitrusCountyParks.com

 

November 16: Dragon Boat Festival

parks-dragonboatA Dragon Boat Race and Festival honoring our vets and wounded warriors, is coming to Citrus County. Organized by the Citrus County Parks and Recreation Department and the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce don’t miss this full day of fun and entertainment. 

There will be music, arts and crafts, a kid’s fun area, food and drinks and a great day of racing. All it takes is 21 team members, 8 of which are woman, minimum age is 14 years old. Get your department to put a team together consisting of county employees and their families. Additionally, there are teams waiting to get involved who need additional participants. So, if you are an individual who is interesting in participating but cannot recruit a full team, let us know and we will secure you a spot
This fun new event will be held at the Hernando Park and lake site on Saturday, November 16th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Boats, paddles, life vests and all necessary equipment will be provided. Just bring your team. Cost is only $25 per person for a full day of fun and activities, supporting the “Wounded Warrior Project”.
For additional information and to register check out our website at http://www.lakehernandodragonboat.com/
or call Andy Smith at the Parks and Recreation department with questions (352) 400-0960.

 For information on the Citrus County Parks & Recreation progams please call 352.527.7540 or visit our web site at CitrusCountyParks.com

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