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2017 Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick Off Event
Drop in and enjoy the food, drinks and fun! Get your fundraising supplies and meet other teams involved in this year's Walk!
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Summer Camp, Animals, Education, Class/Workshop
4-H Summer Camp
Join 4-H for a week full of archery, swimming, animals, ziplinging and more! Camp Fortson is the only 4-H camp in Georgia with an actual farm on site so youth will have a hands-on experience with farm animals including chickens, turkeys, sheep, goats, donkeys, rabbits and other animals. Some camp experiences are really unique because, depending on timing, youth get to watch chicks hatch or see baby rabbits and other animals. The camp site also has a herpetology lab where youth will learn about snakes, lizards and they even have baby alligators. Youth will participate in nature hikes, a climbing wall, a zip line and other ropes course activities. We will also be taking field trips off center. The first trip will be to Stone Mountain where we will visit the village and then watch the laser show on the lawn. At the second stop we will be meeting and cheering on racecar drivers and their cars at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. The last stop will take place at White Water Over Georgia where we will spend the entire day riding all the water rides.
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Children's Theatre, For the Family
A Year with Frog and Toad
A hit on Broadway, A Year with Frog and Toad is a whimsical show that follows two great friends – the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad – through four fun-filled seasons. Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. Part vaudeville, part make believe... all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons. September 7-10 ; $10 Adult $8 Seniors and Active Duty Military $5 Children (12 and under)
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CBDB is a progressive rock band from Alabama.
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Close Up: Cinema Along the River
The booming film industries of Georgia and Alabama have showcased the states’ communities on the silver screen for years, and the Chattahoochee Valley is no exception. Whether in Columbus, Phenix City, Fort Benning, or other nearby towns, film crews have brought Hollywood to the area while inspiring local filmmakers to create their own cinematic works. This exhibition spotlights the numerous movie and television productions filmed or set in the Chattahoochee Valley, as well as depictions of the area and the greater Southeastern region in American cinema. The careers and innovations of local screen actors, filmmakers, and theater companies past and present will be discussed, as well as movie stars and other luminaries who visited the area for work or personal reasons. A partial list of the productions to be featured includes We Were Soldiers, Sweet Home Alabama, Norma Rae, Warm Springs, Kiss of the Tarantula, Black Hawk Down, Need for Speed, The Green Berets, The Phenix City Story, The Homesman, Tank, Your Mother Wears Combat Boots, and Eat White Dirt.
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Free-Flight Birds of Prey Shows
Discover the majesty of owls, hawks and other raptors in our daily free-flighted shows. No two shows are alike as different raptors soar overhead and visit guests up close on a trainer’s glove. You’ll be amazed at the grace and strength of these fascinating creatures, and you’ll learn from all about their way of life as our raptor experts explain how man’s actions affect their wellbeing.
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From Flying Aces to Army Boots
Once thought of as the war to end all wars, World War I ushered in a new era of global military engagements. The United States’ entry for the last 18 months of the war also marked a shift in American foreign policy. This exhibition explores the effects of World War I in the Chattahoochee Valley. Beyond military history, the exhibition will look at the social and political climate in the region during the first years of the war, 1914-1917, and changes to the home front during 1917-1918, alongside the local opinion of President Woodrow Wilson and the Treaty of Versailles. The experiences of local soldiers who fought in World War I receive special attention, as well as the impetus for the creation of Camp (now Fort) Benning at the end of the war as a U.S. Army infantry training school. African Americans’ service in the war, the life and career of Columbus native and French flying ace Eugene Bullard, and women’s volunteer service at home and abroad are showcased.
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Hall of Valor
The Hall of Valor pays tribute to the American infantrymen who have received the Medal of Honor.
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In the Land of Pasaquan: The Story of Eddie Owens Martin
The exhibit will feature a large selection of never-before-seen original drawings, sculptures, paintings, regalia, adornments, and other examples of art by St. EOM. Through the use of original art, informational text panels, and vintage and contemporary photographs, this colorful exhibit will tell the incredible story of the life of the creator of Pasaquan, and will also portray the recent restoration of Pasaquan by the Kohler Foundation.
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Rap/Hip Hop
Jeezy (born Jay Jenkins) released his first independent album, 'Thuggin' Under the Influence (T.U.I.),' in 2001 under the name Lil J. As Young Jeezy, he's released multiple albums, featuring such singles as 'And Then What,' 'Soul Survivor" (featuring Akon),' 'Trap or Die,' 'Trap Star,' 'Go Crazy (featuring Jay-Z)' and 'Go Getta" (featuring R. Kelly).' Now known as Jeezy, he has released "Me Ok" from his fifth studio album "Seen It All: The Autobiography."
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