2019-01-11 / Viewpoint

OUT ‘N’ ABOUT

***The Department of Defense does not endorse any non-federal entity, service, or product. Any recreational opportunities contained in this message should not be construed as an endorsement of the organizations. This list of events is only provided as a community relations courtesy.***

Bears, Bears, Everywhere

Saturday, Smithgall Woods State Park, Helen, Ga. Have you ever questioned what to do if you encountered a bear? Hear a presentation by Tom Hennigan, Associate Professor of Biology at Truett-McConnell, about bear behavior, habitat and more. http://explore.gastateparks.org/events

Sunset Boat Tour of the Swamp

Saturday and Jan.19, Stephen C. Foster State Park, Ga. Sit back and relax while one of our rangers takes you on Billy’s Lake for a beautiful Okefenokee sunset. Enjoy the wildlife and changing colors of the sky as the sun drops beneath the horizon. Listen for the sounds of sandhill cranes and barred owls echoing across the swamp and keep an eye out for alligators along the water’s edge. https://gastateparks.org/StephenCFoster

25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Jan. 19, Dublin, Ga. Dublin’s Martin Luther King Jr. Parade is the second largest in Georgia! https://www.visitdublinga.org/events/martinluther-king-jr-parade/

Brickuniverse Lego Fan Expo

Jan. 26-27, Augusta Convention Center, Augusta, Ga. This fun, family-friendly event will have tons of amazing LEGO creations to gawk at, building zones to unleash your creative energy, and vendors selling the latest LEGO sets, mini-figures, and accessories. https://www.brickuniverse.com/augusta

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