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Passport to the Outdoors

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Join Rural Action and other local partners from 1 to 5 pm on May 6th, one of Ohio’s Free Fishing Days, for a fun-filled afternoon of outdoor family adventure at the Burr Oak State Park Beach! Come get your “Passport to the Outdoors” and enjoy activities like canoeing, archery, nature crafts, and stream exploration. You’ll… Read More

Athens County Community Singers, “a choir for all voices” Sacred Music Concert

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The Athens County Community Singers, (ACCS) “a choir for all voices” is presenting a Sacred Music Concert at Christ Community Wesleyan Church on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.  Selections include hymns, spirituals, praise songs and audience sing-a-longs that the entire family will enjoy!  This event is free and open to the public, but… Read More

Ready, Set, Spring!

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We are thrilled to invite the public to another event hosted by Hocking College! Join the Interp. Capstone students and Nature Center staff for a family fun spring day full of discovery! Activities will include meeting our live animal ambassadors, exploring the forests on discovery hikes hunting spring wildflowers, salamanders & frogs. Also play fun… Read More

Sunday Creek Owl Prowl

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Join Rural Action for another exhilarating and wintry Sunday Creek Owl Prowl. Renowned state park naturalist Pat Quackenbush will be on-hand with a live owl! Bring the kids and let them dissect an owl pellet or create an owl-themed craft. After learning about these awesome predators, the group will head outside for a short walk… Read More


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The Birth Circle presents Athens’ only family-friendly New Year’s Eve party! The festivities will run from 5:00-8:00 pm on Sunday, December 31st, and the ball will drop at 7:00 pm so the whole family can enjoy the celebration. Located downstairs at the Ohio University Inn’s Galbreath Room, this year’s JIVE! party will include dinner by… Read More