2010


2010 Past Events.........

December 2010


December 20-22, 27-30, 2010 and January 4, 2011

HOLIDAY EXPLOSION ACTIVIDAYS - Arts and Crafts, Games, Swimming and Field Trips.

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December 3-19, 2010

FESTIVAL OF TREES AND LIGHTS - In 2003 the Festival of Trees and Lights made its debut at the Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro, Georgia,

as a major fundraiser for the programs and services provided through the Rainbow House. Since that time, thousands of families and friends of all ages have

eagerly awaited this fun-filled event to kick-off the holiday season. With beautifully decorated trees, children's play area, great shopping, food, entertainment,

photos with Santa, and other special events, the Festival has become a tradition among the community.

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December 10, 2010

YULE LOG CELEBRATION - Join us for an evening outdoors filled with holiday cheer. Enjoy music by the Forest Park High School Orchestra, refreshments,

face painting and ornament making. The follow a candlelit path through the woods to a bonfire where you will find storyteller Barry Mann painting pictures of

holidays past. The evening will be complete with attending children searching a wooded hillside for the fables Yule Log. This event is FREE and provides a

shuttle service from Babb Middle School.

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December 11, 2010

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at International Park "The Beach". Saturday, December 11, 2010 at dusk. Cost if Free.

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November 2010


November 2, 2010

TEACHER WORKDAY ACTIVIDAY - Registration Dates October 11-29. Cost is $15.00 per child, ages 5-15.

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October 2010


October 27-30, 2010

TRAIL OF TERROR - A haunted trail at Clayton County International Park "The Beach" October 27-30, 2010. Wednesday and Thursday: 7:30-10:00pm.

Friday and Saturday: 7:30-11:00pm. Admission is $5.00 per person.

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October 23, 2010

FALL FESTIVAL - Clayton County Parks & Recreation Department will host a FREE Fall Festival on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 4:00pm-7:00pm.

Music, food, games, face painting, and additional activities will be provided! Located at International Park "The Beach." A pumpkin carving contest

will be held at the St. Bart's Pavilion at 5:00pm where contestants will bring their pre-carved pumpkins to be judges. A costume contest will also take

place at the St. Bart's Pavilion at 5:30 and is for children ages 15 and under. Stick around for the Movie Under the Stars featuring "Monster House."

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October 21, 2010

LIGHTS ON AFTER SCHOOL - Clayton County Parks & Recreation Department celebrates this nationally recognized celebration of Lights on After School

at Clayton County International Park "The Beach" on Thursday, October 21, 2010 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm. Activities will include entertainment performances,

games, food, and arts and crafts. Join us as we celebrate after school programs! *On-site registration for after school programs will be available.

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October 11-12, 2010

FALL BREAK ACTIVIDAYS - Clayton County Parks & Recreation Department provides activities at local Recreation Centers for children ages 5-15

from 7:00am until 6:00pm and includes arts and crafts, games, swimming, and field trips (which are not included in the registration fee).

Cost per child / per day is $15.00. *Children should bring lunch in an insulated container and 2 snacks per day.

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October 4 - October 23, 2010

INDOOR SOCCER REGISTRATION - Register at the Virginia B. Gray Recreation Center, Carl RhodenizerRecreation Center, or the

Jim Huie Recreation Center. Ages: 3-6. Co-Ed Participation. Fee: $30.00.

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October 4 - October 23, 2010

INDOOR SOCCER COACHES REGISTRATION - Clayton County Parks & Recreation Department wants Indoor Soccer Coaches. Registration begins

October 4, 2010.

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October 2, 2010

FALL FESTIVAL and BBQ COMPETITION / LAKE SPIVEY ROAD RACE - In an effort to support the Kid's Outdoors Initiative, the Clayton County Parks

and Recreation Department has partnered with various communities, organizations and businesses to hold a festival and barbeque competition. Proceeds

from the competition go towards scholarships for children to participate in outdoor activities. Lake Spivey Community, Inc. also assists by sponsoring

a 15K road race and 5K run/walk. The festival and barbeque competition / Lake Spivey Road Race is held at Clayton County International Park.

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September 2010


September 4 - September 6, 2010

CELEBRATE LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT "THE BEACH" - Located at International Park at "The Beach". Musical Entertainment and Fireworks on

Saturday, September 4, 2010. Admission on Labor Day, September 6, 2010, 10:00am - 7:00pm. Cost is $10 per person.

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September 18, 2010

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at the Gerald Matthews Sports Complex. Saturday, September 18, 2010 at dusk. Cost is Free.

The Movie is "Tooth Fairy." Click here for more Information >>

 

August 2010


August 7, 2010

PRAISE IN THE PARK CONCERT and PRAISE 2 MILE WALK/RUN Presented by Commissioner Eldrin Bell -

Located at International Park "The Beach." Saturday, August 7, 2010 from 12:00pm until 8:00pm. Parking is $5.00 per car.

Register for the 2 mile walk/run by clicking the link below or register the day of the event at the Nassau Building. Walk begins at 8:00am.

Praise in the Park Concert Information >>

Praise 2 Mile Walk/Run Registration Form >>

August 9, 2010 - May 20, 2011

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM - Register at the Virginia B. Gray Recreation Center, Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center and

the Jim Huie Recreation Center. Registration is Monday - Friday 10:00am - 7:00pm. Ages 5 - 13. Fees: $50 per child per week (resident)

$60 per child/per week (non-resident).Click here for more information >>

August 14, 2010 CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at International Park. Saturday, August 14, 2010 at dusk. Cost is Free.

The Movie is "Alvin and the Chipmunks "The Squeakquel." Click here for more Information >>

July 2010


 

July 1- July 31, 2010

JULY IS PARK AND RECREATION MONTH - Clayton County Parks and Recreationwill celebrate Park and Recreation Month by offering exciting
events and programs for people of all ages.

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July 4, 2010

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION - Located at Clayton County International Park "The Beach," Sunday, July 4, 2010 from 10:00am until 7:00pm.

Cost is $10 per person. A fireworks display will complete the evening around 9:00pm.

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July 17, 2010

COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY - Located at the Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center. Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Cost is Free.

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July 24, 2010

COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY - Located at Independence Park in Jonesboro on Saturday, July 24th the Department will team up with the Clayton State

School of Business Alumni Association for a beautification project between the hours of 8:00am and 12:00pm.

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July 24, 2010

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at the Jim Huie Recreation Center. Saturday, July 24, 2010 at dusk. Cost is Free. The Movie is "Princess and the Frog."

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June 2010


June 7, 2010 (4 Weeks)

CELEBRITY BOOTCAMP - Offered Monday, Wednesday, or Friday at Clayton County International Park, Tennis Complex. Participants will choose

two days a week and two time sessions. Cost is $150 per person. Bootcamp is taught by Reality TV Star, Cindy "Rodeo" Steedle. Please call the

Tennis Center to register: (678) 479-5016.

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June 11 - 13, 2010

Jekyll Island Trip - Kids Outdoors Initiative

Click Here to view the photos from the Jekyll Island trip sponsored by the Kids Outdoors Initiative.

May 2010


May 26 - July 28, 2010 (Closing Date August 2nd)

NRPA/AARP 10 WEEK WALKING PROGRAM - This program is designed to increase physical activity among participants ages 55 and older.

Registration will take place during Mayfest at Clayton County International Park "The Beach" on Friday, May 14th from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

For additional information please contact the Senior Services Department at (770) 477-3499.

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May 29, 2010

OPENING WEEKEND AT THE BEACH - Clayton County International Park "The Beach" will open for this season on Saturday, May 29, 2010 from 10:00am

until 7:00pm with a fireworks celebration beginning at dusk (around 9:00pm). The cost to enter the Beach is $9 for children and $11 for adults. There are no

parking fees. The Beach will be open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2010 from 8:00am until 8:00pm and will cost $10 per person to enter the park.

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April 2010


April 12, 2010

REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR SUMMER CAMP - Available at the three Recreation Centers from 7:00am until 6:00pm June 7 - July 30 for a cost

of $50 per week/per child. Activities will include arts and crafts, basketball, swimming, games, and much more. Lunch will be provided daily.

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April 13, 2010

TEEN CLUB - The NEW Teen Club program is located at the Recreation Centers and offers extracurricular activities for students. Cost is free.

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"It Starts In the PARKS"