Sunday is PGC’s ‘Fun Day’ event

HARRISBURG – An opportunity is coming up for families to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Pennsylvania Game Commission, and have a lot of fun while doing it.

The Game Commission has is putting on a “Family Fun Day with the Pennsylvania Game Commission,” an event to be held Sunday at the Game Commission’s Harrisburg headquarters.

Plenty of activities are planned. Tours of the headquarters building will be conducted at regular intervals. Multiple showings of the Game Commission’s films on bald-eagle and elk restoration are scheduled. There are instructional sessions on outdoor photography, wildlife-habitat tours, archery demonstrations, laser-shooting games and more.

There’s no cost to attend the event, and free hot dogs and drinks will be provided while supplies last.

Family Fun Day is scheduled to be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.. The Game Commission’s headquarters is located at 2001 Elmerton Avenue in Harrisburg, which is just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81.

Come out and talk with Game Commission staff to learn more about Pennsylvania wildlife, hunter-education courses, wildlife habitat and more.

Bob Wesoloskie, who heads up the marketing and merchandising division for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, said Family Fun Day promises to live up to its name.

“Family Fun Day is sure to be fun for the whole family, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there,” Wesoloskie said.