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June 2019

South River Canoe and Kayak Paddle

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
GA United States

Canoe and kayak from Lorraine Park to Oglesby Bridge Road (Rockdale County). See the river the best way - from the inside out. Visit the South River Watershed Alliance Page to sign up: http://www.southriverga.org/content.cfm?sid=37. 

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School’s Out – Nature’s In (Daily Challenge)

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center, 3787 Klondike Rd.
Lithonia, GA 30038 United States
free

Stop by the Nature Center for a self-guided scavenger hunt card, which you can bring back the completed card for a small prize. And there are self-guided nature crafts that one of the rangers can get you started crafting on your own. All ages welcome!  Please register online >> ArabiaRanger@gmail.com or call the Nature Center.      

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Indigenous Peoples Interactive Workshop

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Flat Rock Archives, 3979 Crossvale Rd
Lithonia, 30038 United States
$15

Come explore the history, culture, and contemporary experience of indigenous peoples on territories east of the Mississippi River. This event guides you through the culture and history of indigenous communities over thousands of years, including a discussion of contemporary culture. Facilitated by Chenae Bullock (Shinnecock & Montauk tribal member, Historian, Activist, Traditionalist) with presentations by Malachi McDonald (Mississippi Choctaw, Artist and Researcher). Register online (link below).

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AWARE Tour

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve (AWARE Parking Lot), 4158 Klondike Road
Lithonia, GA 30038 United States

AWARE - the Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort, dedicated to rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife - offers free tours every Sat and Sun. Meet on the front porch slightly before 1pm. Meet some of AWARE's ambassador animals and learn about their lives, habitats, prey, and more. Ambassadors will vary but may include owls, hawks, snakes, possums, and/or turtles, among others. Tour lasts around 45 minutes. Park in the public parking area at 4158 Klondike Road, then walk through AWARE's gate…

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Bark in the Park

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center, 3787 Klondike Rd.
Lithonia, GA 30038 United States
free

Join Ranger Meredith for a hike with your best friend (dog).  We’ll share helpful tips on keeping your dog safe while hiking. Make sure to bring water for you and your pup and dress appropriately for the weather. Light refreshments will be served.                                                                     Please register online >> ArabiaRanger@gmail.com or call the Nature Center. 

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Interpretive and Recreational Hikes with Arabia Rangers

June 16 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center, 3787 Klondike Rd.
Lithonia, GA 30038 United States
free

Come learn about Arabia's natural and cultural resources as we take in the views and provide you with a better understaanding of local history, industry, and the ecology of the Preserve. Hikes are moderate for 1-2 hours. Please dress for the weather and bring a refillable water bottle and snacks. Please register online (subject line: Ranger hike >> eblythers@dekalbcounty ga.gov), or call the nature center at 770-484-3060. 

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Fishing with Father’s

June 16 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center, 3787 Klondike Rd.
Lithonia, GA 30038 United States
free

Join Ranger's Rick, Doffice and Meredith for the Premiere of the Junior Ranger Angler Program, and learn the basics of freshwater fishing with your Father at your side. Light refreshments will be served at the Nature Center before we depart for the lake. Please bring your own fishing gear, because our supplies are limited and will be rented out on a first come first serve basis.   Please register online >> ArabiaRanger@gmail.com or call the Nature Center.   

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AWARE Tour

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve (AWARE Parking Lot), 4158 Klondike Road
Lithonia, GA 30038 United States

AWARE - the Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort, dedicated to rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife - offers free tours every Sat and Sun. Meet on the front porch slightly before 1pm. Meet some of AWARE's ambassador animals and learn about their lives, habitats, prey, and more. Ambassadors will vary but may include owls, hawks, snakes, possums, and/or turtles, among others. Tour lasts around 45 minutes. Park in the public parking area at 4158 Klondike Road, then walk through AWARE's gate…

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Full Moon Hike

June 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center, 3787 Klondike Rd.
Lithonia, GA 30038 United States
free

Join Ranger Robby for a recreational hike for the whole family to the summit of Arabia Mountain during the twilight hours. Here you will see the Full Moon rise as the sun sets, and learn about why June’s Full Moon is referred to as the Strawberry Moon! Please dress for the weather, bring a refillable water bottle and a flashlight. Please register online >> ArabiaRanger@gmail.com or call the Nature Center.                                        

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Flat Rock Exhibit Tours at the DeKalb History Center

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, happening 3 times

DeKalb History Center, Historic DeKalb Courthouse, 101 E. Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030 United States
$10

Experience an in-depth tour of Deep Roots in DeKalb: the Flat Rock Story of Resilience, an exhibit located at the DeKalb History Center. Tours will be led by Johnny Waits, President and Co-founder of the Flat Rock Archives. Tickets $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

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