Parks & Recreation

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Feeling stuffed from Thanksgiving? Get moving and register for Boaz Parks & Recreation's 1st Annual Skinny Turkey 5K and 10K Run. Click here to register online or come to the Boaz Recreation Center. Make it a competition or take your time through the beautiful Boaz area in your craziest Thanksgiving attire. The route will follow through Snead State Community College, the Boaz Sportsplex, and Boaz Elementary School on all paved roads with some small hills. The 5K and 10K will begin and end at the Boaz Recreation Center with water stations and port-o-potties available along the route. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals will be given to each age group at the awards ceremony. There will be no refunds. The race will be held rain or shine. Packet pick up will be on Friday, November 23rd from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM and on Saturday, November 24th from 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM. The race is administered by the Boaz Parks and Recreation Department. The course is certified, numbers AL18035JE and AL18036JE.

Age Groups: 12 &under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 & over

The Boaz Parks and Recreation Department is honored to work in partnership with the Waldrop family from Albertville, Alabama and the Second Chance Shelter in Boaz, Alabama. Courtney and Eric Waldrop are the proud parents of 9 children with the youngest being sextuplets. They are active in the community and share their experience through local events. The Second Chance Shelter is a non-profit, no-kill dog shelter that saves and houses dogs until they can be adopted to their forever home. They believe every dog has a story and every story deserves a happy ending!

November 2018

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  1. Thu Nov. 1 - Fri Dec. 7

    Coat-A-Kid Project Collection of new and gently used coats for kids in need. Collected November 1st through first Friday in December. Then, they will be given way at the Julia Street Memorial Methodist Church.
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  2. Thu Nov. 22

    Thanksgiving All City Departments, except Fire and Police, will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
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  3. Sat Dec. 1 - Sat Dec. 22

    Free Gift Wrapping Let the Chamber be your elf this year! December 1st through December 22nd during regular business hours.
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