Labor Day Brings End-Of-Summer Activites to the Valley

, Posted: Mon, September 3 2012 at 8:04 AM, Updated: Mon, September 3 2012 at 8:21 AM

Monday is Labor Day, a day dedicated to american workers, and the unofficial end to Summer.

Oregon was the first state to recognize Labor Day as a national holiday, back in 1883.

It's always celebrated on the first Monday of September.

Family events are being held here in the valley before the kids head back to school later this week.

A few events happening on Monday:
Southern Oregon Central Labor Council Picnic
Touvelle State Park
Central Point
Senator Ron Wyden will be in attendance.
The Picnic starts at 11 A.M. Monday morning.

Cal-Ore U.S. Championship Series Annual Labor Day Regatta
Spectators may watch the race for free.
The race begins at 11 A.M. on the Rogue River.
An award presentation will take place at 3 P.M. at Wild River Pub in Grants Pass.

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