Booker T. Washington State Park Hosts Outdoor Celebration Friday

Saturday, July 27, 2013

There will be an outdoor celebration at Booker T. Washington State Park with fishing, canoeing, hiking, archery, bird and reptile exhibits, face painting, and many other educational games planned. Lunch will be provided to all that participate in this free public event. 

The event will be from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  Booker T. Washington State Park is at 5801 Champion Road.  Sign in at picnic area #1. 

Pets must be on a leash, small children must provide own life jackets/adult life jackets available, and bikers must wear safety helmets

Kindly respond on or before Wednesday with number of persons planning to attend. Respond by phone to 894-4955 or by email to Robert.Thomas@tn.gov or Vinson.D.Kilgore@tn.gov




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