Busy Saturday morning in Statesboro

Written by  Friday, 25 April 2014 09:35

Spring into Statesboro festival

  Spend your Saturday outside in downtown at the “Spring into Statesboro” FREE arts and crafts festival, shop for fresh produce at the Farmer’s Market, and contribute to the Great American Cleanup with the Keep Bulloch Beautiful team, Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. on the Courthouse lawn.


  Allen Muldrew, Executive Director of the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority, said "Spring into Statesboro is a partnership with Georgia Southern University, Keep Bulloch Beautiful, the Farmer’s Market, and downtown businesses designed to increase the activities offered to the community.”


  The children’s festival on the courthouse lawn will include arts and crafts, Arbor Day and recycling activities, a bouncy house, food, live music, and fun. 


  The Great American Cleanup lets organizations, neighborhoods, businesses, or churches volunteer their time and give back to the community.  Registered teams will disperse from the courthouse lawn at 9 a.m. and conduct community cleanups, roadside pickups, and/or community beautification projects.


  Statesboro’s annual Arbor Day Celebration will include tree giveaways, a “Green Market” in which participants can peruse different plants and trees to take home.

  The City of Statesboro’s Tree Board will host a community tree planting ceremony at 11 a.m.


Bulloch County Spring Special Olympics is Set for April 26

  Nearly 100 students will gather at Statesboro High School at Womack Field this Saturday (April 26) from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., to take part in the Bulloch County Spring Special Olympics. Athletes will compete in events such as the 25-, 50- and 100-meter walk/run, the long jump and softball.  


  In addition to the athletes, volunteers from the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro High School, Kiwanis Club, Parent 2 Parent, the Statesboro Service League, and more will help make the day's events exciting and enjoyable for the participants.


  This will be a fun and rewarding event for the athletes and an opportunity for the community to be involved.  Georgia Southern University Head Coach Willie Fritz and members of the Eagles football team will participate in the opening ceremonies.


  The public in invited to attend as support these kids.







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