2013


January 2013


January 19, 2013

SUMMER IN JANUARY - Come out and enjoy a pool party in Virginia Gray's indoor pool. Enjoy refreshments, music, fun and fellowship. 2:00pm-4:00pm.

 

February 2013


February 22, 2013

BLACK HISTORY MONTH TRIVIA - Join us from 7:00pm-8:30pm for trivia night. Come enjoy food, prizes and much more. Come test your knowledge. THis is a program for families of all ages. Pre-registration is required. February 15th is the last day to register. Registration is free at Jim Huie Recreation Center.

 

March 2013


March 1, 2013

DR. SEUSS NIGHT - Join us for a family event celebrating Dr. Seuss's Birthday in partnership with Georgia Pre-K and local daycares. Food, fun, entertainment, and more! 6:30pm-7:30pm at Jim Huie Recreation Center.

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March 2, 2013

YOUTH BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS - Come out and support at Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Free event.

 

March 30, 2013

 

SOUTH CLAYTON RECREATION CENTER GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION - Join us for the Grand Opening of our newest recreation center! Food, Music, Games, Face Painting, Balloon Art, Easter Egg Hunt and more!

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April 2013


April 6, 2013

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 8-12, 2013

SPRING BREAK TENNIS CAMP - Located at Clayton County Tennis Center. Our talented group of instructors will be motivating, supporting, inspiring, and improving the game for anyone who strives to be the best they can in the sport of tennis.

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April 19-20, 2013

GULF COAST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP - Located at Clayton County International Park Tennis Center.

 

 

 

May 2013


May 4 , 2013

ANNUAL MOTHER/DAUGHTER DAY OF LOVE- FREE Event at Virginia Gray Recreation Center. 12:00pm-4:00pm.

 

May 4, 2013  ***EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED***

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

Movie playing: "Wreck It Ralph"  -

May 11, 2013

             GEORGIA HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP - FREE Event. Located at International Park Tennis Center from 8:00am until 9:00pm.

 

May 11, 2013

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 18, 2013

               Funk Fest 2013 Atlanta hosted by Variety Entertainment    WWW.FUNKFEST2013.COM

                Location:  Clayton County International Park

                International Park will open at 9:00am. Park will close at 12:00pm and reopen at 1:00pm with a parking fee of $10.00 per car, or

                $30.00 VIP Parking

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May 19, 2013

CANCELED BIKE NIK- Vendors, Sponsors, $5,000 Best Bikes Contest, and more! www.ez-tixx.com/static/info

Location: Clayton County International Park

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May 25, 2013

On Saturday, May 25th at Clayton County International Park there will be a $10 parking fee per car to enter the park.  Join in the fun with an outdoor concert featuring the band Contagious from 6:00pm - 9:00pm and fireworks at dusk.

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June 2013


June 8, 2013

YOUTH BASKETBALL & SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS - Free event at Rum Creek Park. 6:00pm-9:00pm.

June 8, 2013

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - FREE Event. Located at Flat Shoals Park. Movie will begin at dusk (9:00pm). Movie Playing: "Here Comes the Boom"

June 8, 2013

YOUTH BEEKEEPER'S SCHOOL - FREE Event. Located at Reynolds Nature Preserve from 9:00am-1:00pm.

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June 15, 2013

YOUTH AND ADULT FISHING DERBY - $5 per person. Located at International Park "The Beach" from 8:00am until 12:00pm.

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July 2013


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Click HERE for a list of events, beginning the Celebration of Park & Recreation Month!

July 2013

CAMP ALL FOR ONE - Sign up for our summer camp and enjoy the fun of supervised activities!

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July 2013

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

July 4, 2013

CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER - 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." Thursday, July 4th. $10 per car.

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July 6, 2013

HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR- Enjoy FREE Activities at South Clayton Recreation Center regarding healthy living. Join us for sports clinics, arts and crafts, and more!

July 11, 2013

GUIDED HIKE- Join an experienced naturalist for a FREE guided hike on the trails at Reynolds Nature Preserve starting at 9:30am. Pre-Registration is required. Call (770) 603-4188 for details.

July 13, 2013

YOUTH AND ADULT 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 13, 2013

FAMILY LUAU - FREE Event located at Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center. Join us for a pool party, activities & games, and arts & crafts! (770) 472-8042

July 13, 2013

              ***CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER***

              MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - FREE Event. Located at Rex Park. Movie will begin at dusk. Movie Playing: "Rise of the Guardians"

July 20, 2013

FAMILY LUAU - FREE Event located at Jim Huie Recreation Center. Join us for a pool party, activities & games, and arts & crafts!

(678) 479-5134.

July 27, 2013

HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR- Enjoy FREE Activities at Virginia Gray Recreation Center regarding healthy living. Join us for sports clinics, arts and crafts, and more! For more information, please call (770) 603-4001.

July 27, 2013

CANCELED   MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - FREE Event. Located at Panhandle Park. Movie will begin at dusk. Movie Playing: "Escape from Planet Earth"

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August 2013


August 3, 2013

YOUTH AND ADULT 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 10, 2013

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - FREE Event. Located at International Park "The Beach". Movie will begin at dusk (9:00pm). Movie Playing: "Jack the Giant Slayer"

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August 24, 2013

CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL - FREE event at International Park. For more information, please visit www.caribbeangeorgia.org.

August 31, 2013

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

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September 2013


September 14, 2013

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - FREE Event. Located at Gerald Matthews Sports Complex. Movie will begin at dusk (9:00pm). Movie Playing: "Oz: The Great and Powerful"



September 19-22, 2013

HBCU TENNIS NATIONALS -  Clayton County again will host the annual HBCU National Tennis Championships, to be held Thursday through Saturday at International Park. The competition will feature over 70 matches per day and 140 top talents representing NCAA Division I and II and NAIA tennis programs from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Prize packages will be awarded to both men and women teams. Located at the Tennis Center at Clayton County International Park.  Thursday & Friday: 7:30am-9pm, Saturday: 7:30am-6pm, and Sunday (Rain Day): 8am-12pm. For more information, please visit www.HBCUTennis.com.

 

October 2013


October 19, 2013

LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL - 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. FREE event at Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center from 2:00 - 6:00pm. 

 

October 19, 2013

FALL FESTIVAL - Come out and enjoy Arts & Crafts, Food, Music, and a Costume Contest at our Annual Fall Festival! FREE event at Rex Park/Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center from 2:00 - 6:00pm.

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October 19, 2013

MOVIE UNDER THE STARS  - Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks to our FREE Event at Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center. Movie will begin at dusk (9:00pm). Movie Playing: "Hotel Transylvania"

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October 25, 2013

MOVIE IN THE PARK "RED TAILS" - The Clayton County Board of Commissioners invite you to a movie in the park to celebrate the life of Tuskegee Airman Brew Graham. FREE and open to the public. Popcorn will be served.

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October 26, 2013

BREAST CANCER WALK - We ask everyone to wear pink and take part in our Breast Cancer Awareness Walk that starts at the Lovejoy Complex and ends in front of South Clayton Recreation Center on 12:30pm. Let's Go Pink for October in an effort to raise awareness for Breast Cancer! For more information, please call South Clayton Recreation Center at 770-347-0200

 

November 2013


November 1-2, 2013

5TH ANNUAL LAKE SPIVEY ROAD RACE & BBQ COMPETITION -  Race will begin at 8:00am on Saturday, November 2nd.  Register

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

Click here for more Road Race Information >>    Register online  until 12:00pm on Friday, November 1, 2013

                                                                              Register Race day starting at 6:00am

 

Click here for more BBQ Information >>      BBQ Competition has been Postponed

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November 3, 2013

CHEERLEADING COMPETITION - Join us to cheer on our cheerleaders starting at 10:00am at Charles Drew High School.

 

November 16, 2013

YOUTH FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS - Starting at 10:00am. Bring one canned good to Tara Stadium for admission.

 

November 25-27, 2013

             HARVEST HAPPENINGS ACTIVIDAYS - Nothing to do during Thanksgiving Break? Join us for Arts & Crafts, Games, Swimming, Field Trips, and more!

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December 2013


 

December 6, 2013

             CANCELLED   -    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 6-22, 2013

FESTIVAL OF TREES AND LIGHTS - Join us for our annual Holiday Activities. Lights Tour Open Tuesday to Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and Friday to Sunday from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Live Entertainment, Pictures with Santa, Cake Walk, Ginger Bread making, Arts and Crafts, Gaming Area, Santa Shop, Hay Rides and Concessions.

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"It Starts In the PARKS"