Fort Gordon's Spring Fest begins Thursday

Fort Gordon today will kick off its annual four-day Spring Fest, held in conjunction this year with a celebration in honor of the Month of the Military Child.

Spring Fest 2013 will take place through Sunday at Barton Field, beginning at 4 p.m. today with a carnival, displays and music.

On Saturday, the Director­ate of Family, Morale, Welf­are and Recreation and the Fort Gordon Spouses and Civil­ians Club will hold the Spring Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fort Gordon’s Better Opportunities for Single Ser­vice Members Program will have a car, truck and bike show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the corner of Barnes Avenue and Rice Road.

Also on Saturday, Child, Youth and School Services will hold the Month of the Military Child Celebration. The opening ceremony is at 9:45 a.m. at the Barton Field Outdoor Theater. There will be a children’s carnival, a child identification kits booth and military police dog demonstrations.

All events are open to the public. For more information, call (706) 791-6779.

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