Let's G.O. (Get Outside)
- Updated on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 1:42 am
Albany Parks & Recreation is hosting three activities to get you, your family, and friends outside in April.
- Talking Water Gardens tour: Saturday, April 13, 10:30 a.m.-noon. See how the gardens have grown in the past year. This engineered wetlands facility is designed to reduce water temperature, restore riparian forest and wetlands, promote wildlife habitat, and create a living laboratory that brings wetland science to life. Board the bus at 10:00 a.m. at Carino's Italian Restaurant for a free trip and tour.
- Procession of the Species: Saturday, April 20. Join this community celebration of the environment through art, music, and dance in a parade that weaves its way through downtown and back. The Procession begins on Fourth Avenue in front of the Linn County Courthouse at 10 a.m. Call 541-791-0058 for details.
- Geocache demonstration: Saturday, April 27. Geocaching is a real-world outdoor treasure hunt where groups work together to locate hidden containers using GPS-enabled devices. Meet at the Albany Senior Center, 489 Water Avenue NW, at 10:30 a.m. for an introduction before heading out in search of caches at 12:30 p.m. Bring your GPS-enabled device. Call 541-917-7777 to register.
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