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WF Parks and Recreation Releases List of Events

Wichita Falls, Texas -The Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation has released a list of events for those looking for fun:

AFTER SCHOOL FISHING
Ages: Under 16 years old
Fee $3 for first child, per event


TPWD will conduct these after school fishing sessions for all area youth that are interested.  All fishing equipment, bait and supervision will be provided.  Kids need only to show up and be prepared to have a good time.  Parents and grandparents are welcome to stay and help out.  Participants will receive personalized and expert instruction on common fishing techniques.  Fish, of legal size, can be taken home (if parents approve, of course). 

All should bring a bucket for “take home” fish, a drink, a hat & sunscreen.  Restrooms will be available.  For additional information, call 761-7490 or visit the Recreation Office at 600 11th St, Rm 209

When:  Tuesday & Thursday, September 8th, 10th and 15th, 17th              
Time:   4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: South Weeks Pond               
Instructor: Texas Parks & Wildlife Staff

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department has a FREE Fishing Tackle Loaner Program. 

CHEERLEADING CLINIC & CONTEST
 

Age Groups:  Tiny Tots - 1st & 2nd Grade
                       Pee Wees - 3rd & 4th Grade
                       Midgets - 5th & 6th Grade

     
Fee:  Free

Come out and let the MSU Cheerleading Squad teach you to do pyramids, stunts, tumbling, cheers, chants, etc. 

Teams can use what they have learned to compete for trophies. Teams can use one of their own routines and must use one learned routine.  Participants will be limited to two routines only: cheers, chants or brief dance. 

Teams should bring their own tape or CD and player.  Competition for teams only, 1st and 2nd place team trophy in each age group. Please note changes in age division and team trophies.

When:  Sunday, October 4th
Time:   2:00 pm
Where:  Memorial Stadium
Registration: 1:15 - 1:55 p.m. on site
Conducted by:  MSU Cheerleading Squad

A LUCY PARK HALLOWEEN

AN EVENT FOR ALL AGES!!

Saturday, October 24th, 5 - 8 p.m.

FREE COSTUME PARADE AND CONTEST

Ages:  All ages, groups or individuals

Registration:  4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Located at the  Lucy Park Log Cabin.

Parade & Judging:  5:00 - 5:45 p.m.

13 awards will be presented.  Groups constitute one entry.


FREE PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST

Decorating - Not Carving

Ages: 10 and under

Time:  6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Decorating, Judging & Awards

Limited number of participants, so first come, first served.

GENERAL ACTIVITIES:

For All Ages

5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Some activities are free, others will require tickets.

Bounce houses, McGruff, Balloon Sculptures and Piñata Break (Ages 10 and under)
Cake Walk (Every 1/2 hour, beginning at 6 p.m.)

CARNIVAL GAMES:

Tickets are required for participation and tickets are purchased at the event.

Basketball Toss, Ring Toss, Balloon Darts, Chip Toss, Ball Bingo, Goblet Game, 7/11 Game,

Milk Bottle Game and Clinko, Mini Golf, Horseshoes

Food and Drink Concession will be available at the event.  

SANTA’S MAILBOX

Ages:  Children

Fee:    Free

Children can mail their letters to Santa in the colorful mailbox located next to the flagpole at the MSU Fantasy of Lights.  Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your letter to Santa, and he will answer your letter as soon as he can.

When: November 16th - December 18th

Where: MSU Fantasy of Lights at 3400 Taft

 CHRISTMAS IN SCOTLAND PARK

Saturday, December 5th

Santa’s Great Candy Cane Scramble

Prize Candy Canes!
Scramble for ages 2 to 2nd grade only.
Scramble starts at 1:00 p.m. sharp.

Over 10,000 candy canes will be scattered over a designated area at the Scotland Park Softball Field.


See Santa arrive at 12:50 p.m. sharp.

There will be Activities for the entire family

Talk with Santa indoors at the Scotland Park Gym,

Parks & Rec. Train Rides,

Arts & Crafts indoors at the Scotland Park Gym.

Free Carnival Games

In case of inclement weather, call 761-7495, press 3, press 3 again.

Rain Date:  Saturday, Dec. 12th, 2:00 p.m. for Candy Cane Scramble only at Scotland Park

4th Annual City Lights Trolley Tour

All Ages Welcome!!!

Thursday, Dec 17th from 6-10 p.m., time slots available every hour on the hour, last tour leaves at 9:00 p.m.

Cost is $5 per person and under 5 years old – free.

Come ride the trolley and visit with Santa!! The trip will start off with hot chocolate and cookies with Santa (The Rec Center) Room 202 and will end back at the same location after a ride through the Fantasy of Lights/Country Club tour.  Sign-up with your friends and family today to choose your time slot all together.

Call 940-761-7490 or come into the office at 600 11th St Room 209 for reservations!!

Fall Outdoor Concert Series

All ages, free admission,  public welcome

The 2015 Fall Concert Series is back and ready to entertain you and your family!

When: Tuesdays during September and October                 

 Time:  7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where:  September 1st and 15th concerts will take place at Weeks Park. September 29th and October 13th concerts will take place at the MPEC.

Bring your lawn chair or blanket, sit back, and enjoy an evening of great music and socializing. Concerts are presented by Texas musicians and offer a variety of music styles for your enjoyment. There will be something for everyone, whether your music taste runs to Motown, Jazz, Blues, Rock ‘n Roll or Contemporary.

LINE-UP

Sept 1st– Hellen Bach (Location: Weeks Park)

Sept 15th– Luke Robinson (Location: Weeks Park)

Sept 29th – All Funk Radio Show (Location: MPEC)

Oct 13th– Cousin Fuzzy (Location: MPEC)

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