City Parks and Rec has events planned for community

10:00 am | August 14, 2013
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Several children attended the Elizabethton Parks and Rec Department’s Party in the Park on Aug. 10

The Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department offered a full slate of events this summer through the “We Make Life Fun” program, but there’s more to come.

Starting at the end of May, the department hosted concerts, parties in the local parks and outdoor movies for free to the public. Parks and Recreation Director Mike Mains said it had always been a goal for the department to offer more community events.

“We try to look at providing opportunities for families to enjoying recreating,” Mains said. “One form of that is with special events. They draw the community together and provide an opportunity for families to spend time together.”

More events are on tap for the next two weekends:

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