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Where the Sidewalk Ends - Accessing America's Parks, Monuments, and Trails

Description:

A Free Program for All Ages
Saturday, October 13, 1:00-3:00 pm
Charlotte Mecklenberg Library
Beatties Ford Branch

On October 13, Where the Sidewalk Ends will explore the many ways people with visual and physical disabilities can enjoy access to America’s parks, monuments, and trails.

Trevor Thomas, North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped patron and wilderness traveler, will discuss his adventures, including thru-hiking with guide dog Tennille to places like the Mountains to Sea Trail, Long Trail, and Colorado Trail.
Ray Bloomer from the National Center for Accessibility will discuss accessible National Park Service attractions like the Pearl Harbor Memorial, Statue of Liberty, and St. Louis Gateway Arch.
Kelley King, Park Superintendent at Haw River State Park, will introduce the audience to frog calls and discuss adaptive programs available through North Carolina State Parks.

Register by Friday, October 5 at https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/eventsprograms/registration or by contacting the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped at 1-888-388-2460.

When:
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9:00 a.m.