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Thursday, August 11, 2022

‘Reading with Rangers & Friends’ continues this week at Fort King National Historic Landmark

The Reading with Rangers & Friends program is heading to the Fort King National Historic Landmark on Friday, July 1, from 11 a.m. to noon.

An Ocala Park Ranger and other special guests will visit the historic landmark, which is located at 3925 E Fort King Street, to share a few stories with the children in attendance.

During last week’s event, friends from Ocala Fire Rescue stopped by Lillian Bryant Park to share some of their favorite stories involving fire stations and trucks.

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The ‘Reading with the Rangers & Friends’ program visited Lake Lillian Park on June 24 (Photo courtesy of the Ocala Recreation and Parks Department)

The weekly program will continue every Friday throughout the month of July at various parks and locations around Ocala, including:

  • Heritage Nature Conservancy (2005 NE 3rd Street) on July 8.
  • Toms Park (2245 N Magnolia Avenue) on July 15.
  • Scott Springs Park (2825 SW 24th Avenue) on July 22.
  • Citizens’ Circle (151 SE Osceola Avenue) on July 29.

The events are free to attend and open to the public. Registration is not required, and all visitors are encouraged to pack a snack, blanket, or chair.

For more information, visit the Ocala Recreation and Parks Department webpage.