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Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 1:35PM

Moonlight Paddle, Touch-a-Truck, History Center forum on Railroads of NE Ga.

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - The Lanier Canoe Kayak Club plans a Moonlight Paddle Friday night at 7:30 at the rowing venue on Clarks Bridge Road. <br /> <br /> The city of Gainesville's 15th Annual Touch-a-Truck is Saturday at 10:00 at City Park. <br /> <br /> The Northeast Georgia History Center's Tuesday Forum Aug. 12 will feature a presentation titled "Railroads of Northeast Georgia."<br /> <br /> For more details on each event, click on the link below and then look for "City Events."
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