Charleston County Parks
Feb. 22: African-American Heritage Day at North Charleston Wannamaker County Park. 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Attention Educators: Celebrate African-American heritage from its roots in Africa to its branches in the Caribbean and the Americas. Immerse students in African-American history and culture through a variety of performances, re-enactments, demonstrations, hands-on activities and much more. Elementary and middle schools are welcome. Register by calling 795-4386. Fee: $8.
March 2: The Mullet Haul Trail Run at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island. 10 a.m. This second annual run at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island encourages runners to sport either real or imitation mullet hairstyles during the race, which will feature both a 5- and 10-mile off-road run. A prize will be awarded for the best mullet. Both races begin at 10 a.m. Online registration is open now through March 1. Late registration and packet pickup will be available 8-9:30 a.m. on race day. Fees are: 5-mile run, $34 or $28 for residents of Charleston County; 10-mile leg, $44 or $36 for residents. The Mullet Haul is for ages 10 and older, and participants ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult, but adult chaperons do not need to participate. Dogs and strollers are not allowed. To register, visit www.ccprc.com.
Pre-registration is required for many CCPRC programs. Many programs may fill up in advance, or do not meet the advance minimum requirement for participation. For more information or to register, call 795-4386 or visit www.ccprc.com.
FEB. 23, 27: Early Morning Bird Walks at Caw Caw Interpretive Center. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-in registrations at Caw Caw are welcome. A chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under. Fee: $5/Free for Gold Pass Holders.
Feb. 22: Beachwalker Bird Walks at Beachwalker Park. 8:30-11 a.m. The southwestern end of Kiawah Island is an excellent place to spot seabirds and shorebirds. Hike nearly two miles of pristine beach looking for a variety of birds, including raptors and songbirds. A registered chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under. Age: 12 & up. Fee: Free; however, pre-registration is required.
Feb. 23: Canoeing At Caw Caw: Heritage to Habitat Canoe Tour at Caw Caw Interpretive Center. 1:30-4 p.m. Travel back to the age of rice with this interpretive canoe trip. A registered and paid chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under. Age: 9 & up. Fee: $15/$12 CCR Discount. Pre-registration is required.