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Alumni at The Nest Lake Weir 2021


Join us  for a 2 days of fun, food and fellowship! We will have a talking feather tree ceremony, music, games, beach volleyball and lots of fun in the sun. You don't want to miss a chance to reconnect with fellow Refugees and meet new people!


Date: October 8 -9, 2021

Lodging: If you would like to stay at The Nest please contact Janet at (352) 288-3333.


FRIDAY 10/08/21

3:00 pm– 5:30 pm                 Meet and Greet Check– In  (Snacks Provided)

6:00 pm—9:00 pm                 Talking Feather with Brother Don at Magnolia Tree


SATURDAY 10/09/21

7:00 am—9:00 am Grab and Go Breakfast

9:30am-12:00 pm Alumni Fuge 500

12:30pm– 1:30pm Lunch

2:00 pm –5:30pm Activities on The Lake

6:00pm—7:00 pm Dinner

7:30 pm—9:00 pm Burning Bowl, S'mores and Closing Ceremony



Please note we will we following prevailing CDC guidelines in addition to local and state mandates and will continue to monitor any updated changes. I have included an infographic from the CDC below as well as CDC guidelines for those who are vaccinated and those who are not. Events and meals will be outside and only take place at The Nest. Please make the best decision for yourself and your health as to whether or not attending is okay for you.


Time: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Date: October 8, 2021 - October 9, 2021

The Nest Lake Weir
12850 East Highway 25
Ocklawaha, FL 32179
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