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Drum and bugle corps to host picnic at military academy
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What: Red, White and Baby Blue Memorial Day Picnic
When: Sunday, May 26. Gates open at 4 p.m.
Where: Riverside Military Academy

Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps will host the Red, White and Baby Blue Memorial Day Picnic on Sunday, May 26, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.

Gates will open at 4 p.m. followed by the picnic at 5 p.m. A memorial ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m.

Cost is $5 per person, $3 for children between the ages of 3 and 10. Children 3 and younger are admitted for free.

The picnic menu will be hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and a drink.

Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps, founded in 1976, is a nonprofit youth performing arts education organization based in Atlanta. The primary objective of the group is to provide challenging, high-quality programs for youth through a positive environment that emphasizes character and social development, leadership, self-discipline and the pursuit of excellence.

The corps comprises 150 brass, percussion and color guard members, ages 15 to 22, who perform an 11-minute show that integrates artistic and athletic skill in an entertaining display of outdoor pageantry.