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Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 1 PM from Jun 29, 2017 
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
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Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Hard Labor Creek will be hosting 3 days of nature adventures and arts and crafts fun for children ages 6-12.  $60 for one child $45 per child for two or more. 706-557-3001.
Twilight Tour of Lake Rutledge
Friday, Jun 30, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Meet at the kayak rack near the beach for an evening paddle on Lake Rutledge. Space is limited. Please preregister for this event.  $10-$15. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Soak It In
Observatory Open House
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 9:30 PM
Saturday, Aug 26, 2017 8:45 PM
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 8 PM
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Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory will have an open house monthly, March through October. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. $5 parking. 404-413-6087.
Coffee with Ranger John
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Meet Ranger John and enjoy his dutch oven cooking demo and free coffee. Meet at shelter 4 at 9 AM. Hot chocolate will also be offered.  Donations accepted. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
CCC Baseball (Softball) Game
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 3 PM to 5 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
In their free time members of the CCC played baseball at Hard Labor Creek. We need children and adults alike to come reenact one of these early baseball games to help celebrate our nations independence. Meet at park office and we will drive to Camp Daniel Morgan... $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Campfire,Smores, oh my!
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
Come enjoy a campfire, Smores, and good company. Meet at picnic shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt
Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 9 PM to 10 PM
Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 8 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. You'll be meeting at the Trading Post (Visitor Center) to walk the easy/moderate 1 mile Brantley Nature Trail...  $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Volunteer Trails Work Day
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Presenter/Location: Hard Labor Creek State Park
This volunteer workday is a great way for individuals, families, or community service oriented groups to do some great outside work. Meet other volunteers of Hard Labor Creek State Park and enjoy the work, company, and the outdoors... 706-557-3001.
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