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Winter/Spring 2015 Brochure, click HERE.

 

 

Winter/Spring Events

 

Ellen’s Gypsy Yard Sale
Saturday, February 7 from 8am-noon, at Gypsy Hill Park Gym. This annual yard sale is in memory of our beloved Recreation Secretary Ellen Bradley who passed away after a long battle with Cancer. Ellen was the heart and soul of the Recreation Department for many years and we honor her by hosting a yard sale in her name. Thirty five 10’x10’ spaces are available. Price: $14 per space, tables $5 each. Pre-registration and pre-payment for tables required, for more
information call (540) 332-3945.

Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4 at Montgomery Hall Park. Join us for our
Annual Egg Hunt and Eggstravaganza Festival complete with
moonbounce, old-fashioned egg coloring, refreshments, arts and crafts activities, face painting, and surprise entertainers. Free event! Egg Hunt Ages/Times: 2 & 3 years: 10am; 4 & 5 years: 10:30am; 6 & 7 years: 11am; 8 to 10 years: 11:30am.

Earth Day Staunton
Saturday, April 18 from 9am–noon. Celebrate Earth
Day with the entire family at Earth Day Staunton at the
Sunspots Pavilion parking lot, on Byers Street next to the
Staunton Farmer’s Market. Enjoy kid-oriented activities,
live native wildlife shows, a raffle, face painting, live
music, native plant sale, and more. Admission is free. In
the event of rain, Earth Day Staunton will be in the second
floor of Sunspots Studios. For more information, please visit
earthdaystaunton.org.

Gypsy Hill Spring Craft Show
Saturday, March 21 from 9am–1pm. It’s finally Spring!
Join us at the Gypsy Hill Park Gym and enjoy local art,
crafts, and the many talents of those in our community.

Irish Road Bowling
Saturday, March 14 at Montgomery Hall Park. Join us for a
wee bit of fun as we host our first annual Irish Road Bowling
competition. This St. Patrick’s Day event is full of fun and
friendly competition with our own spin on the original game
played on the Irish country roads. Competition is comprised
of teams of 3 or 4 and will begin at their pre-set tee times
to ensure proper spacing, safety, and integrity of the game.
Wearing Green and fun St. Patty’s day clothing/costume
is encouraged. Ceremonies and prizes following the event
held at local Queen City Brewing. Team entry fee: $20 for
a 3 person team, $25 for a 4 person team (includes event
t-shirts). $10 deposit for “bowl” ball *you may keep the
ball or return at the end for your deposit. Call the Parks &
Recreation office for more details at (540) 332-3945 or
stop by to register your team.

Spring Plant Swap
Saturday, May 9 at Montgomery Hall Park Admin Building
Back by popular demand- the Staunton Parks & Recreation
Spring Plant Swap! Swap will be located at the lawn
area behind the Irene Givens Recreation Administration
building. Plant drop off & voucher assignment begins at
9am and continues until 10:45am. Swapping begins
promptly at 11am. Not sure how a plant swap works?
Bring in your annuals, perennials, small shrubs or trees,
houseplants, garden kitch, garden books. Parks staff will
assign a value to them and give you vouchers for that
value. When we begin, you may use your vouchers to
“purchase” new plants for your yard. We usually throw
in a few things from the city gardens as well. Come chat
with your fellow gardeners! No registration fee, enjoy
complimentary coffee & snacks as well as door prizes.
Free event! For more information, contact Matthew
Sensabaugh at (540) 332-3945.

Youth & Senior Fishing Derby
Postponed till Fall 2015 due to Lake Tams renovation.

All Girl Conference
New format for the All Girl Conference! Each month from
October to May, we will hold workshops. Most workshops
will be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 1–3pm
at various locations between Staunton, Waynesboro and
Augusta County. Workshops include a light lunch and
door prizes. Attend at least 4 of the 8 months to receive
entry into grand prize drawing and receive the 2015
AGC t-shirt in May! Pre-registration required for each
workshop (some require parent permission). Sign up for
workshops by doing three things: (1) Like our Facebook
page: www.facebook.com/empowergirls (2) Click on
the “Event” (3) Click “Join” and we will send you any
additional info. 

Coming this Summer 2015

 

Gypsy Food Truck Roundup!
Staunton Parks & Recreation is proud to present the Gypsy
Food Truck Frenzy! Every 3rd Saturday of the month from May-August, food trucks will be gathering in Gypsy Hill Park from noon–5pm. This monthly event will feature valley favorites such as Rocktown Slops, Flavor Savor BBQ, Mashita, Mamas Caboose, Cuz & ‘Em Southern Cooking and Seafood, Belen’s Thrill of the Grill, Blue Ridge Pizza Co, The Bavarian Chef, Wing It, Elite Donuts, Buckshot’s Barbeque, Delicious Dishe, The Pie Guy, Mouth Wide Open and more! Admission is free and open to the public, simply pay for your own food. Please bring a blanket or a lawn chair to each event, which may include children’s activities and music. Rain or shine. More details coming in our Summer 2015 brochure and our Facebook page.
* In conjunction with this special event held by the city,
food trucks will be permitted in the park only on these
days and only if registered with Staunton Parks & Recreation.
Interested food truck vendors, please call (540) 332-3945.
 

SUMMER BANDSTAND ENTERTAINMENT

Summer schedule and information coming May 2015!

The Stonewall Brigade Band
(8pm, Mondays)

See www.stonewallbrigadeband.com on how to vote on your favorites from previous concerts to hear again on the season finale!


Tuesdays: Praise in the Park
(7pm, Tuesdays. Hosted by Linden Heights Baptist Church)

Bluegrass in the Park
(7pm, Wednesdays. Hosted by Staunton Parks & Recreation.)

Jazz in the Park
(7pm, Thursdays.*New Hours: 7pm-9pm* Rain or Shine! Bring a lawn chair or blanket, concessions available)
For more information, call Lew or Lisa Morrison (540)337-6944

Family Night Flix
(Family-oriented movies start at dusk usually between 8:30pm and 9:15pm. Concessions available for purchase.
Weather cancellation line is (540) 332-3947.)

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