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FREE - MOVIES IN THE PARK
Grab your friends & family, a blanket or your favorite lawn chair, and hurry on down to Dykstra Park to enjoy an old-fashioned movie night on a jumbo screen.  All movies will offer the following:
 
    * Movie Start Time: dusk (outside approximately 8:00pm)  
     *Music by DJ prior to movie
     *Special prize drawings throughout the evening.              
     * Face Painting &Tatoos                                                                   
     * Refreshments available to purchase
Sept. 10th:       THE JUNGLE BOOK
 
 
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
This one-man version of the classic horror tale is a fully staged presentation sure to delight and entertain all ages.  You will see Ichabod interacting with students in the schoolhouse and leading the church congregation in song.  You will join him on his way to a wonderful party where he dances with the girls he loves.  Then you will follow him on his fateful journey home as he encounters the “Headless Horseman” and disappears from the hollow forever!!
 
Both young and older audiences may enjoy great participation in the show.  As Ichabod’s school class, they are given an authentic 17th century spelling lesson.  Later, they become a part of the church congregation, and may sing along with a hymn.
 
Presented by Neill Hartley, a professional actor who has performed with many local and regional theaters and is on the theater faculty of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.
A GREAT WAY TO KICK OFF THE HALLOWEEN SEASON!!
 
Activity # Day Time Dates Fee
205125-A1 Sat 7:00pm 10/22 $10
 
SCARECROW SATURDAY
Have you ever wanted to make your very own Scarecrow?  Well, today is the day!!! 
A fun family project where you can design, create & build your very own Scarecrow. 
Upon completion, you are invited to display your unique creative design during the
Recreation Advisory Committee’s “Munchkin March Costume Parade” on October 23rd. 
Once the parade is over, take it home so you can show it off to all the Trick or Treaters!!

Activity #            Time                            Date            Cost
205120-A1          10:30-12:00noon        Oct. 22         $15 (We provide the hay, some decorations, plastic heads, wood & string.  You bring the clothes & a pumpkin to carve if you’d like.)
 
TRUNK OR TREAT”  & “MUNCHKIN MARCH” HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE
Sunday: October 23rd           Sponsored by: Recreation Advisory Committee
· “Trunk or Treat” begins at 5:30PM & will be held in the Sparta Library Parking Lot
· A “judged” costume parade for kids of all ages begins at 6:00PM sharp and will be held on the  Memorial Football field. Prizes for costumes will be awarded as well as treats for everyone.
Donation:  Non-perishable food items donated to the Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry
 
 SANTA ARRIVES AT STATION PARK
Sunday: December 44h  - at  1:00PM            Sponsored by: Recreation Advisory Committee
Come on down to Station Park, where Santa and his elves will greet children and distribute goodies. In addition to having your picture taken with Santa, there will be entertainment, game booths, and a display of “Emergency Vehicles” for all to enjoy and learn about while you are waiting for your special visit with Santa.    Donation:  Food items donated to the Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry
 
SANTA’S ORNAMENT WORKSHOP
Santa’s elves will be busy at work showing you how to make a variety of holiday
ornaments. This is a family event; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Activity #       Day         Time           Date         Fee
205124-A1     SAT    10:30-12:30   12/10       $12.00
 
LETTERS TO SANTA

Beginning December 1, Sparta youngsters can mail letters to 65 Main Street or drop them in the special mailbox in the Recreation Office. Time permitting, Santa will write back.
 
TELEPHONE CALLS FROM SANTA
“Calls from Santa” registration forms can be picked up at the Recreation Office beginning December 1st. Children 6 and under will receive their calls from Santa during the week of December 12th.

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