Free day at rec center on June 23

All Haywood County residents can get in to the Waynesville Recreation Center for free from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on June 23.

Also on Saturday, residents can enjoy the annual “Spring Fling” event sponsored by the Waynesville Kiwanis and the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department. This event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. There will be tubing in Richland Creek, food, music, games for children and a water slide. Kids can have a blast on the 21-foot Ninja slide, the 30-foot obstacle course or bounce on a large castle. The Waynesville Kiwanis will also sell hotdogs.

The event will feature a kid’s dog show at 10 a.m. on the softball field at Vance Street Park beside the Waynesville Recreation Center. Kids of all ages may enter their dog in up to three categories: largest dog, smallest dog, best trick, best dressed and cutest dog.

The deadline to register for the dog show is 5 p.m. June 20.

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