Parks and Recreation

The Importance Of Local Parks And Recreation Departments For Holiday Celebrations

  Many people might have the misconception that Parks and Recreation Departments are mainly busy during the summer months. They certainly are with local citizens flocking to parks to dine alfresco at picnic tables, play or watch baseball games, swim in a community pool or participate in an arts program at the rec center. And then there’s all that grass ... Read More »

Fascinating Facts On The History Of Thanksgiving And Deciding To #OptOutside

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If you go to the National Park Foundation website, you can find some interesting facts about Thanksgiving, including portions of Abraham Lincoln’s letter proclaiming the holiday. There’s a fascinating story behind the history of this popular holiday. For one, all Americans might not be celebrating this same day off every November if it weren’t for a woman named Susan Josepha ... Read More »