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Crafts, scavenger hunt and turkeys highlight event Nov. 9 and Nov. 23 at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park.
Media Release
For Immediate Release
www.washoecounty.us
Contact: Marie Fong
mfong@washoecounty.us
(775) 813-3629 or (775) 785-4512 x104
13-172

Reno, Nevada. Nov. 5, 2013.  Celebrate the season of the turkey by bringing the family to Rancho San Rafael Regional Park's "Meet the Turkeys" Open House from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.

Activities include family crafts and a story corner inside the Wilbur D. May Museum, a scavenger hunt in the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and the chance to meet live turkeys and find out why Benjamin Franklin thought them worthy of being named the national bird.  Park Ranger Marie Fong will provide more turkey facts.

What: "Meet the Turkeys" Family Open House 

When: 11 a.m.–2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 23

Where: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno

Cost: Free

Contact: (775) 785-4512, ext. 104, or www.washoecountyparks.com

Media Contact: If you are interested in speaking with Park Ranger Marie Fong in advance of the event or for media needs, please call (775) 813-3629.  Photos from previous years’ events are available from mfong@washoecounty.us

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Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is managed by Washoe County’s Community Services Department. For more information about Washoe County’s Regional Parks and Open Space, visit www.washoecountyparks.com.