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Posted: Mar 23 2015 12:00AM
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Reps. Carlos Mariani & Rick Hansen to host “Play in the Park” event

Event will connect families with wallet-friendly adventures in Minnesota’s state and county parks

St. Paul – Rep. Carlos Mariani (DFL – Saint Paul) is joining Rick Hansen (DFL – South Saint Paul) to host a “Play in the Park” event at Garlough Elementary School to educate community members about wallet-friendly ways to enjoy Minnesota’s outdoors.  The event will shows kids, youth, and families how they can try out camping, mountain biking, canoeing, fishing, and archery without the large up upfront costs.  The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) created the “I Can” program, which provides gear and knowledgeable instructors to teach all Minnesotans how they can climb, camp, bike, fish, and paddle at the state and county parks system.  The event will also feature a presentation by Dakota County Parks and the Minnesota DNR showing which activities are available at county and state parks.

The event is free and open to the public.

Who:   Rep. Carlos Mariani & Rep. Rick Hansen, DNR Parks and Trails staff

WhatPlay in the Park event – Wallet-friendly adventures in Minnesota’s state and county parks.

When: Wednesday, March 25th

Doors open at 6:30 PM

Program starts at 7:00 PM

Ending Comments at 8:30PM


Location:        Garlough Elementary School

1740 Charlton St.

West St Paul, MN, 55118

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