Lake Robinson celebration has family-friendly activities

Published on Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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A fishing simulator is a good way to introduce children to the activity.

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A fishing simulator is a good way to introduce children to the activity.



Lake Robinson’s annual celebration is scheduled Sunday, Oct. 12, at the J. Verne Smith recreational area.

The 800-acre lake has served as a wildlife habitat, fishing, recreational area and drinking water source.

The free event is scheduled 1-6 p.m. and attendees are reminded to bring blankets and chairs.

Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Lake Robinson and support high school scholarships.

Visit here for more information and directions.

The list of activities:

• Kayaks and canoes.

• Children's activities include a casting contest.

• Inflatable playgrounds.

• Stewardship Fair highlighting organizations that will share ideas about protecting the lake and environs, enjoying the plant and animal life, and living in harmony with nature.

• Fire Safety Trailer, fire prevention education and a demonstration on how to act if in a fire.

• Virtual fishing simulator.

• Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks sold by the Rotary Club of Greater Greer.

• Joe Beam band, 1 p.m. Locust Grove Blue Grass Band 3-5 p.m.

• Art competition entries displayed.




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