2012


2012 Past Events.........

February 2012


February 18, 2012

5th ANNUAL CLAYTON COUNTY SPORTS DAY FOR GIRLS - Located at Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center 770-472-8042

FREE Time: 2:00pm - 4:00om Ages: 8-17

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March 2012


March 31, 2012

COMMUNITY EGG HUNT -Located at International Park The Beach on March 31, 2012 from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. This is a FREE event.

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March 17, 2012

FATHER/SON BASKETBALL SKILLS CHALLENGE - Earn bragging rights, while building that father and son bond! Register between January 30th and

March 12th. Entry fee is $25 total and that includes both father and son. Ages 3 and up. Location is at the Virginia Burton Gray Recreation Center.

For contact information please call Keith Strong at 770-603-4001.

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March 24, 2012

TENNIS PLAY DATES - Tennis Play Dates are events that give kids a chance to play tennis and have fun with other kids in a comfortable, non-threatening

environment. Time: 1:00-pm 4:00pm Ages: 4 and Up This is a FREE event.

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March 12, 2012

"Teacher Workday" Actividay - Located at Virginia Burton Gray Recreation Center 770-603-4001, Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center 770-472-8042

and Jim Huie Recreation Center 678-479-5136 Fee: $15.00 per child / Field Trips are not included in registration fees. Registration Dates: March 5-9, 2012

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March 5, 12, 19 and April 14, 21, 28, 2012

INDOOR SOCCER - Located at Virginia Burton Gray Recreation Center 770-603-4001, Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center 770-472-8042

and Jim Huie Recreation Center 678-479-5136 Ages 3-5 . Fee: $30.00 . Registration Dates: February 27 - March 31, 2012

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April 2012


April 2-6, 2012

SPRING BREAK CAMP - Arts and Crafts, Games, Swimming and Field Trips.

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April 2-6, 2012

SPRING BREAK TENNIS CAMP - Our spring break tennis camp is designed to give youth the opportunity to release accumulated energy while enjoying

mentally and physically challenging on/off structured activities.

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APRIL 7, 2012

EASTER EGG PARTY - Cotton Candy, Arts and Crafts, and Games. Ages 5-12. FREE. Must RSVP by April 3, 2012.

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April 14, 2012

WILD AZALEA FESITVAL - Enjoy guided hikes, live animal shows, nature center exhibits, face painting, native azalea showcases, hands

on workshops, native plant sales, informational booths from local environmental organizations an much more! Free Event.

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April 14, 21, 28, 2012

INDOOR SOCCER - Located at Virginia Burton Gray Recreation Center 770-603-4001, Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center 770-472-8042

and Jim Huie Recreation Center 678-479-5136 Ages 3-5 . Fee: $30.00 . Registration Dates: February 27 - March 31, 2012

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May 2012


May 9 , 2012

Community Education Session - Counseling for Veterans - FREE Event at Jim Huie Recreation Center 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Must pre-register by May 6th.

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May 12, 2012

MOVIE IN THE PARK - FREE Event. Located at the Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center (Rex Park). Movie will begin at dusk (9:00pm).

Movie playing: "The Smurf's"

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May 12 , 2012

FISHING DERBY- FREE Event. Located at International Park "The Beach" from 8:00am until 12:00pm. Ages 13 and under.

Must be accompanied by an adult.

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May 2012


May 26, 2012

OPENING WEEKEND AT THE BEACH- Clayton County International Park "The Beach" will open on Saturday, May 26, 2012 from 10:00am until 8:00pm with a fireworks celebration beginning at dusk (around 9:00pm). The cost to enter the Beach is $10.00 per person. There are no parking fees. The Beach will be open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2012 from 10:00am until 7:00pm. The cost to enter the Beach is $9 for children and $11 for adults.

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June 2012


June 9, 2012

MOVIE IN THE PARK - FREE Event. Located at Flat Shoals Park. Movie will begin at dusk (9:00pm). Movie playing: "Soul Surfer"

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June 16, 2012

FISHING DERBY - Cost is $5 per person. Located at International Park "The Beach" from 8:00am until 12:00pm." Please bring bait and equipment. Prizes will be awarded for heaviest Catfish and heaviest Bass.

 

July 2012


July 2012

SUPER SATURDAY - FREE. No daily fees at all Recreation Centers every Saturday in July from 9:00am until 6:00pm.

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July 4 , 2012

4TH OF JULY AT "THE BEACH" - Save on gas and stay local this 4th of July by celebrating with the Clayton County Parks and Recreation Department at International Park "The Beach." Wednesday, July 4th from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm.

General Admission: $9 for children and $11 for adults.

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July 7, 2012

LIFE'S A FISH THEN YOU FRY - Cost is $10 per person. 11:00am until 10:00pm. Fireworks, Live Enterainment, and a Comedy Show. Fish and Chips will be available for purchase.

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July 14, 2012

FISHING DERBY - Cost is $5 per person. 8:00am until 12:00pm. Located at International Park "The Beach" (Upper Lake). All ages. Please bring bait and equipment. Prizes will be awarded for heaviest Catfish and heaviest Bass. For more information please call

(770) 603-4165.

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July 14, 2012

POOL CARNIVAL - FREE Event. Located at Jim Huie Recreation Center from 2:00pm until 5:00pm.

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July 21, 2012

SUMMER LUAU - FREE Event. Located at Carl Rhodenizer from 2:00pm until 5:00pm.

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July 28, 2012

JAZZ ON THE GREEN - FREE Event. Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra Concert at International Park at 7pm.

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July 28, 2012

MOVIE IN THE PARK - FREE Event. Located at Panhandle Park. Movie will begin at dusk (9:00pm). Movie playing: "Cars 2"

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July 28, 2012

FAMILY SWIM - FREE Event. Located at Virginia Gray Recreation Center from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

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August 2012


August 4, 2012

FISHING DERBY - Cost is $5 per person. 8:00am until 12:00pm. Located at International Park "The Beach" (Upper Lake). All ages. Please bring bait and equipment. Prizes will be awarded for heaviest Catfish and heaviest Bass. For more information please call

(770) 603-4165.

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August 11, 2012

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at International Park at dusk. Cost is Free.

The Movie is "Toy Story 3"

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August 17-18, 2012

ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY JAZZ FESTIVAL - The Atlanta Contemporary Jazz & Neo-Soul Festival is the first of its kind in south metropolitan Atlanta and features a unique blelnd of contemporary jazz and neo-soul under one umbrella. Located at International Park on Friday, August 17th at 5pm - 10pm and Saturday, August 18th at 11am - 10pm.

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August 30, 2012

LOVEJOY RECREATION CENTER COMMUNITY MEETING - Come out to the Community Meetings and share your input on the all new Lovejoy Recreation Center that is on the way.

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September 2012


September 1, 2012

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY - Enjoy Labor Day weekend at "The Beach" at International Park. Fireworks and live entertainment! $5 per person all day.

September 8, 2012

OPERATION "REC"ING CREW - Come out and get involved in recreational activities, food, entertainment, prize giveaways and more on Saturday, September 8th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Morrow Lake City Park.

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September 15, 2012

LOVEJOY RECREATION CENTER COMMUNITY MEETING - Come out to the Community Meetings and share your input on the all new Lovejoy Recreation Center that is on the way.

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September 15, 2012

MOVIE IN THE PARK- FREE Event. Located at Gerald Matthews Complex. Movie will begin at dusk (9:00pm) Movie playing: "Yogi Bear"

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September 21, 2012

AUTUMN FITNESS WALK - Free Health Walk at Reynolds Nature Preserve from 5:30 - 6:30pm.

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September 27-29, 2012

HBCU National Tennis Tournament at Clayton County International Park - Tennis Center

Tournament: September 27-29, 2012 Click here for more information >>

Old School Mixer: September 28, 6:30pm-9:00pm Click here for more information >>

High School Clinic: September 29, 8:30am-12:30pm, Click here for more information >>

 

October 2012


October 18, 2011

LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL - FREE Event. Located at Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center. 4:00pm - 7:00pm.

Join in on this Nationally Recognized "Lights on Afterschool Rally" to support after school programs.

This event encourages parents to allow their kids to participate in after-school activities and programs.

KISS 104.1 will be LIVE at Rex Park for "Lights on Afterschool".

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October 20, 2012

FALL FESTIVAL - FREE Event. Located at Flat Shoals Park. 9:00am - 3:00pm.

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October 20, 2012  CANCELED - MOVIE IN THE PARK Click here for more Information >>

November 2012


November 3, 2012

LAKE SPIVEY ROAD RACE - $25 registration fee for 5k or 15k. Race will begin at 8:00am on Saturday, November 3rd.  Register

now at www.lakespiveyroadrace.org. Proceeds support the Kids Outdoors Initiative.

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November 3-4, 2012 POSTPONED UNTIL 2013 - BBQ Competition.

 

November 30 - December 16, 2012

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. 6:30pm-9:00pm. Click here for more Information >>

December 2012


 

 

 

CROSS CULTURE WINTER CELEBRATION - Located at the Virginia Gray Recreation Center. Cost is FREE. Event lasts from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

"It Starts In the PARKS"