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Instructional Kayak Event (July 11, 2020)

Kayaking for Beginners Experience kayaking first hand at the FREE Kayak event July 11, 2020, starting at 9 am! Boats and gear will be supplied; bring your own boat if you have one. Instruction will be given on paddle movement and motion, boat basics and safety. Participants will experience kayaking during a paddle on the …

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Platte County Parks 100 Mile Challenge

Platte County Parks 100 Mile Challenge 100 Miles in 100 Days! Starts June 20, 2020 Get Moving! Get Ready! Complete 100 combined total miles by walking, running, hiking, biking, paddling or swimming! 1. Check out our website for the numerous parks, trails and waterways in Platte County. The challenge includes Community Centers.2. Like Platte County …

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Pop-Up Yoga in the Park – 2020 Sunset Summer Series

Free Pop-Up Yoga in the Park, 2020 2020 Sunset Summer Series (11-week series) End your day with Yoga in the Park, led by Amy Vance All levels flow yoga on the lawn Bring your own mat or bring a beach towel if you don’t have a mat No sign-ups, just SHOW N GO!! The class …

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Tour de Platte (Cancelled)

Tour de Platte Bicycle Ride The Tour de Platte is a free bicycle ride designed for bikers of all levels to cycle through the trails, parks, and back roads of Platte County. The Tour will begin at 8:00 am at E.H. Young Park in Riverside, MO. More info coming soon. YOU CAN STILL SIGN UP …

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Discover Nature – Fishing Lessons 3 & 4

July 30, 2020 – Five Common Missouri Fish – Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle. Fishing with Lures and Fishing Regulations. You must take Discover Nature – Fishing Lesson 1 before you can take this class. Lesson 3: Five Common Missouri Fish-Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young …

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Discover Nature – Fishing Lessons 1 & 2

July 23, 2020 – Equipment, Casting, and Proper Fish Handling. How to Tie a Knot and Bait a Hook. Lesson 1: Equipment, Casting and Proper Fish Handling combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and families basic fishing techniques and skills. Participants will learn how to properly and safely cast a spincast fishing …

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Free Fishing Day (June 6, 2020)

Interested in getting into fishing? The Missouri Department of Conservation and Platte County Parks & Recreation will host a free fishing clinic at the Platte Ridge Park fishing pond on Saturday, June 6, 2020, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The park is located off of Hwy 371 north of Tracy. The Conservation Department will …

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Tails on the Trails – POSTPONED

Tails on the Trails has been postponed!  We will keep everyone posted on a reschedule date. With this event having 30 vendors and multiple volunteers and attendees we are expecting well over 100++ people. Of course everyone’s safety and health are more important at this time. I hope by taking these precautions we can help …

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Breakfast With Santa (2020 Event Canceled)

Pancake breakfast including pancakes, eggs, sausage and fruit. Bring the kiddos out for breakfast and get a picture with Santa. FREE EVENT! Sponsored by Platte County Parks & Recreation, Northland Career Center Culinary Arts, Friends of Platte County Parks & Recreation. Please note: There will not be any high chairs or boosters available. Be prepared …

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Art in the Park (October 17, 2020)

Join us for Art in the Park 2020 Area artists display & sell Live demonstrations Activities for all ages Food & beverage vendors Live music Sponsored by the Platte City Friends of the Arts and Platte County Parks & Recreation. For more information email [email protected] or call (816) 868-5232. Event Details Cost: FREEDate: Saturday, October …

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