City of Abilene kicking off summer with outdoor recreation event


ABILENE, Texas - School is out, and the city of Abilene is encouraging children to get out and play.

Abilene Outdoor Adventures is going out at Grover Nelson Park from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event will kick off with the Trash to Treasure Hunt for adults and then, at 9:30 a.m., the children's events will begin.

The event promotes outdoor recreational activities, environmental conservation and stewardship.

There will be several things to do, including archery, wildlife and plant activities, camping and backpacking demonstrations, kayaking, and obstacle course and much more.

There will also be prizes, giveaways and plenty of food.

Admission is free.

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