Calendar of Events

07Dec(Dec 7)6:00 Pm28(Dec 28)9:00 PmHoliday Lights in the Park

Event Details

Sparta’s Holiday Lights in the Park Lighting Ceremony will follow the Holiday Parade.  Evans Bosshard Park (along Hwy 16E) is decorated with thousands of lights and ground displays.  A special display of large wooden Holiday Cards painted by school children, Scouts, and Church Youth Groups is on display, along with Memorial wreaths and decorated Christmas trees.

Santa Claus will be available for pictures with kids from 6 – 9 pm.  Hot food and drink are also available.  Join in the singing of Christmas Carols around the bonfire.  Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry!

Time

7 (Friday) 6:00 Pm - 28 (Friday) 9:00 Pm

Location

Evans-Bosshard Park

East Avenue

14Dec(Dec 14)6:00 Pm04Jan(Jan 4)9:00 PmHoliday Lights in the Park

Event Details

Sparta’s Holiday Lights in the Park Lighting Ceremony will follow the Holiday Parade.  Evans Bosshard Park (along Hwy 16E) is decorated with thousands of lights and ground displays.  A special display of large wooden Holiday Cards painted by school children, Scouts, and Church Youth Groups is on display, along with Memorial wreaths and decorated Christmas trees.

Santa Claus will be available for pictures with kids from 6 – 9 pm.  Hot food and drink are also available.  Join in the singing of Christmas Carols around the bonfire.  Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry!

Time

December 14 (Friday) 6:00 pm - January 4 (Friday) 9:00 pm

Location

Evans-Bosshard Park

East Avenue

17Dec4:00 Pm6:00 PmSparta Mobile Food Pantry

Event Details

If you find it tough to make ends meet, and would like some help putting food on the table, please visit the Second Harvest Mobile Pantry in Sparta. You do NOT need to be a resident of Monroe County to attend. Everyone is welcome.  

  • The food is free and varies each month.
  • Each household will receive approximately 50 pounds of food.
  • Please bring bags, boxes, baskets, wagons or a wheeled cart to help carry the food.
  • No ID or proof of residency needed.

Time

(Monday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

Brown maintenance building

1800 Block of Milwaukee St

Organizer

Second Harvest608-223-9121

17Dec4:30 Pm7:30 PmTroop 67 Christmas Tree Lot

Event Details

November 23 – December 22: Your family Christmas tradition continues…

Come to “The Hardware Store” in Sparta.
Scouts, BSA Troop 67 has your fresh cut Christmas Trees available to purchase and supporting this Scouting Unit.

 

Hours:

4:30 – 7:30          weekdays

8:30-4:30              Saturday

9:30 – 3:30           Sunday

Time

(Monday) 4:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm

Location

The Hardware Store

904 S Black River Street

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

December 18, 2018 4:30 PmDecember 19, 2018 4:30 PmDecember 20, 2018 4:30 PmDecember 21, 2018 4:30 Pm

Organizer

Boy Scout Troop 67

17Dec6:15 Pm7:15 PmWeight Loss Seminar

Event Details

Join us for an educational seminar on the Ideal Protein weight loss method. Free food samples!

Time

(Monday) 6:15 Pm - 7:15 Pm

18Dec10:00 Am11:00 AmAdult Book Club: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Event Details

Join the library book club for our discussion of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. We will also hand out copies of our January book, The Mayflower. Book club meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 10am at Ginny’s Cupboard.

Time

(Tuesday) 10:00 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Ginny's Cupboard

127 N Water St

Organizer

Kayce Hendersonk.henderson@wrlsweb.org

18Dec4:30 Pm7:30 PmTroop 67 Christmas Tree Lot

Event Details

November 23 – December 22: Your family Christmas tradition continues…

Come to “The Hardware Store” in Sparta.
Scouts, BSA Troop 67 has your fresh cut Christmas Trees available to purchase and supporting this Scouting Unit.

 

Hours:

4:30 – 7:30          weekdays

8:30-4:30              Saturday

9:30 – 3:30           Sunday

Time

(Tuesday) 4:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm

Location

The Hardware Store

904 S Black River Street

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

December 19, 2018 4:30 PmDecember 20, 2018 4:30 PmDecember 21, 2018 4:30 Pm

Organizer

Boy Scout Troop 67

18Dec5:30 Pm7:30 PmBooks on the Big Screen: Murder on the Orient Express

Event Details

Join us for a screening of Murder on the Orient Express (2017) starring Kenneth Brannagh. Admission is free, popcorn provided!

Time

(Tuesday) 5:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Kayce Hendersonk.henderson@wrlsweb.org

19Dec4:00 Pm6:00 PmBingo at the VFW

Event Details

 

Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. Join us for a weekly afternoon of fun! Refreshments will be available and the restaurant will be offering menu choices and changing specials.

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

VFW Post 2112

121 Rusk Avenue

Organizer

Sparta VFW Post 2112608-269-2278

19Dec4:30 Pm7:30 PmTroop 67 Christmas Tree Lot

Event Details

November 23 – December 22: Your family Christmas tradition continues…

Come to “The Hardware Store” in Sparta.
Scouts, BSA Troop 67 has your fresh cut Christmas Trees available to purchase and supporting this Scouting Unit.

 

Hours:

4:30 – 7:30          weekdays

8:30-4:30              Saturday

9:30 – 3:30           Sunday

Time

(Wednesday) 4:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm

Location

The Hardware Store

904 S Black River Street

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

December 20, 2018 4:30 PmDecember 21, 2018 4:30 Pm

Organizer

Boy Scout Troop 67

19Dec7:00 Pm9:00 PmLive Acoustic Music featuring Stacy Hanson & Joe Gantzer

Event Details

Come down to Cork & Barrel on Wednesday, December 19th from 7pm-9pm and enjoy live music featuring Stacy Hanson & Joe Gantzer

Time

(Wednesday) 7:00 Pm - 9:00 Pm

Location

Cork & Barrel

124 N Water Street

20Dec3:00 Pm6:00 PmChamber Depot Holiday Open House

Event Details

JOIN US FOR AN EARLY EVENING OF  HOLIDAY CHEER AS WE ENJOY APPETIZERS AND HOLIDAY SPIRITS IN ONE OF SPARTA’S FINEST ESTABLISHMENTS

Time

(Thursday) 3:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

Cork & Barrel

124 N Water Street

Organizer

Sparta Chamber of Commerce(608) 269-4123 info@bikesparta.com

20Dec4:30 Pm7:30 PmTroop 67 Christmas Tree Lot

Event Details

November 23 – December 22: Your family Christmas tradition continues…

Come to “The Hardware Store” in Sparta.
Scouts, BSA Troop 67 has your fresh cut Christmas Trees available to purchase and supporting this Scouting Unit.

 

Hours:

4:30 – 7:30          weekdays

8:30-4:30              Saturday

9:30 – 3:30           Sunday

Time

(Thursday) 4:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm

Location

The Hardware Store

904 S Black River Street

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

December 21, 2018 4:30 Pm

Organizer

Boy Scout Troop 67

20Dec6:00 Pm7:00 PmTeen Crafternoon

Event Details

Stop in to make DIY Buttons on the button maker!  All materials provided.  Open to students entering grades 6 – 12.

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 Pm - 7:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

21Dec4:30 Pm7:30 PmTroop 67 Christmas Tree Lot

Event Details

November 23 – December 22: Your family Christmas tradition continues…

Come to “The Hardware Store” in Sparta.
Scouts, BSA Troop 67 has your fresh cut Christmas Trees available to purchase and supporting this Scouting Unit.

 

Hours:

4:30 – 7:30          weekdays

8:30-4:30              Saturday

9:30 – 3:30           Sunday

Time

(Friday) 4:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm

Location

The Hardware Store

904 S Black River Street

Organizer

Boy Scout Troop 67

21Dec(Dec 21)6:00 Pm11Jan(Jan 11)9:00 PmHoliday Lights in the Park

Event Details

Sparta’s Holiday Lights in the Park Lighting Ceremony will follow the Holiday Parade.  Evans Bosshard Park (along Hwy 16E) is decorated with thousands of lights and ground displays.  A special display of large wooden Holiday Cards painted by school children, Scouts, and Church Youth Groups is on display, along with Memorial wreaths and decorated Christmas trees.

Santa Claus will be available for pictures with kids from 6 – 9 pm.  Hot food and drink are also available.  Join in the singing of Christmas Carols around the bonfire.  Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry!

Time

December 21 (Friday) 6:00 pm - January 11 (Friday) 9:00 pm

Location

Evans-Bosshard Park

East Avenue

22Dec8:30 Am4:30 PmTroop 67 Christmas Tree Lot

Event Details

November 23 – December 22: Your family Christmas tradition continues…

Come to “The Hardware Store” in Sparta.
Scouts, BSA Troop 67 has your fresh cut Christmas Trees available to purchase and supporting this Scouting Unit.

 

Hours:

4:30 – 7:30          weekdays

8:30-4:30              Saturday

9:30 – 3:30           Sunday

Time

(Saturday) 8:30 Am - 4:30 Pm

Location

The Hardware Store

904 S Black River Street

Organizer

Boy Scout Troop 67

22Dec6:00 Pm9:00 PmHoliday Lights in the Park

Event Details

Sparta’s Holiday Lights in the Park Lighting Ceremony will follow the Holiday Parade.  Evans Bosshard Park (along Hwy 16E) is decorated with thousands of lights and ground displays.  A special display of large wooden Holiday Cards painted by school children, Scouts, and Church Youth Groups is on display, along with Memorial wreaths and decorated Christmas trees.

Santa Claus will be available for pictures with kids from 6 – 9 pm.  Hot food and drink are also available.  Join in the singing of Christmas Carols around the bonfire.  Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry!

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 Pm - 9:00 Pm

Location

Evans-Bosshard Park

East Avenue

25Dec11:00 Am2:00 PmSparta American Legion Community DinnerA Free Dinner for the Sparta Community on Christmas Day

Event Details

The American Legion will be hosting the 25th Community Christmas Dinner again this year on 25 December from 11am to 2pm. The dinner, to be held at 1116 Angelo Rd in Sparta, is a traditional holiday feast for all appetites. The intent of the dinner is to share in the holiday spirit.

Sparta residents are encouraged to join in, get closer, and connect with the community. For those who cannot get to the dinner, delivery services are available by calling the American Legion (269-4411). For those needing transportation, The Sparta Cab (269-6725) will give free rides to and from the Legion.

There is no charge for the meal, but free will donations will be accepted. Proceeds from the event will be returned back to the community through local charities. Last year over 1000 meals were served, and monies donated went to the local nonprofit organizations.

We are also looking for volunteers to assist. If you can spare even an hour or two of time with kitchen duties, serving/busing tables, or delivering meals, please sign up by calling the Legion at 269-4411.

Time

(Tuesday) 11:00 Am - 2:00 Pm

Location

American Legion

1116 Angelo Rd

25Dec11:00 Am2:00 PmCommunity Christmas Dinner

Event Details

Sparta Community
Christmas Dinner
A Close Community Connects
Sponsored by:
Sparta American Legion Post #100
Hwy 21/ 1116 Angelo Rd
(608) 269-4411

11:00am-2:00pm
December 25, 2015
Meal is FREE, donations accepted and appreciated
(Proceeds from the event will be returned back to the community through local charities)
Reservations for five or more people requested

Home deliveries available to homebound individuals
Call the American Legion at 269-4411
Delivered approximately 10:45am – 12:00 noon
Carry outs also available at the Legion

Menu:
Turkey, Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Yams, Dressing, Vegetables, Cranberries, Dinner Roll, Pumpkin Pie, and Other Assorted Dessert

For more information, call American Legion at (608) 269-4411.

Time

(Tuesday) 11:00 Am - 2:00 Pm

Location

American Legion

1116 Angelo Rd

Organizer

Sparta American LegionCommander@spartalegion.com (608) 269-4411

26Dec4:00 Pm6:00 PmBingo at the VFW

Event Details

 

Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. Join us for a weekly afternoon of fun! Refreshments will be available and the restaurant will be offering menu choices and changing specials.

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

VFW Post 2112

121 Rusk Avenue

Organizer

Sparta VFW Post 2112608-269-2278

27Dec2:00 Pm4:00 PmBricks & Flicks

Event Details

Join us at the library to watch the Lego Batman movie and build with our awesome Lego collection! There will be popcorn!

Time

(Thursday) 2:00 Pm - 4:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

28Dec2:00 Pm4:00 PmTeen Chilly Craft Day

Event Details

Teen craft day at the library!! Come make all the Crafternoon crafts you missed! Also, snacks. Open to grades 6 – 12.

Time

(Friday) 2:00 Pm - 4:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

28Dec(Dec 28)6:00 Pm18Jan(Jan 18)9:00 PmHoliday Lights in the Park

Event Details

Sparta’s Holiday Lights in the Park Lighting Ceremony will follow the Holiday Parade.  Evans Bosshard Park (along Hwy 16E) is decorated with thousands of lights and ground displays.  A special display of large wooden Holiday Cards painted by school children, Scouts, and Church Youth Groups is on display, along with Memorial wreaths and decorated Christmas trees.

Santa Claus will be available for pictures with kids from 6 – 9 pm.  Hot food and drink are also available.  Join in the singing of Christmas Carols around the bonfire.  Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry!

Time

December 28 (Friday) 6:00 pm - January 18 (Friday) 9:00 pm

Location

Evans-Bosshard Park

East Avenue

29Dec11:00 Am12:30 PmNoon Year's Eve Party

Event Details

Ring in the “noon” year with the Sparta Free Library! Snacks, crafts, music, and more! Great for the whole family.

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 Am - 12:30 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

29Dec6:00 Pm9:00 PmHoliday Lights in the Park

Event Details

Sparta’s Holiday Lights in the Park Lighting Ceremony will follow the Holiday Parade.  Evans Bosshard Park (along Hwy 16E) is decorated with thousands of lights and ground displays.  A special display of large wooden Holiday Cards painted by school children, Scouts, and Church Youth Groups is on display, along with Memorial wreaths and decorated Christmas trees.

Santa Claus will be available for pictures with kids from 6 – 9 pm.  Hot food and drink are also available.  Join in the singing of Christmas Carols around the bonfire.  Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry!

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 Pm - 9:00 Pm

Location

Evans-Bosshard Park

East Avenue