Carmen Ragsdell, of Social Circle painted a small elephant figurine recently at Johnson Park. Rockdale County Parks and Recreation’s therapeutic recreation held a crafts event Wednesday at the park as part of is activities for special needs individuals in August. It is open to residents from the area. (Staff Photos: Michelle Floyd)

Carmen Ragsdell, of Social Circle painted a small elephant figurine recently at Johnson Park. Rockdale County Parks and Recreation’s therapeutic recreation held a crafts event Wednesday at the park as part of is activities for special needs individuals in August. It is open to residents from the area. (Staff Photos: Michelle Floyd)

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Caretaker Mariel Melendez, right, shows Social Circle resident Ashley Jones the art work they created Wednesday in the park’s art room. They painted ceramic figurines and wooden pieces for about an hour. The group holds activities, like trips and sporting events, for special needs residents throughout the year.

Rockdale County Parks and Recreation’s therapeutic recreation held a crafts event.