Meridian Parks and Recreation will host its fifth annual Unplug and Be Outside event beginning Saturday. The eight-day event runs through the following Saturday, April 29.
The kickoff celebration runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Storey Park.
There are more than 40 activities during the week, including outdoor photography, lacrosse, disc golf, rugby, fishing, golf, football, soccer, tennis, bird watching, hiking, mountain biking and several arts-related activities. The finale is the Treasure Valley Kite Festival. Check out the schedule here.
“Unplug and Be Outside is full of free activities designed to inspire and empower families to get off the couch and be more active. Want to test drive a new activity to see what it’s like? This event is loaded with opportunities to try a new sport, participate in a new activity, or visit a new place,” Steve Siddoway, Meridian Parks and Recreation Director, said in a press release.
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