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Sparta Day 2019

There was perfect weather for Sparta Day. From Boy Scout Troop training courses, to information tables with local resources, to delicious foods, there was something for everyone.




  • Junior Women's Club volunteers Rachel Lucas, Janet Mammolo and Janie Carson give out balloons to passers-by. Carson said, "Baloons are instant smile makers, and people of all ages ask for them." (Photos by Shannon Kuratli)




  • Two girls enjoy the swings as Sparta Day bustles around them.




  • Lauren McCreedy-Karlak and her daughter Karli, spin the Spin to Win wheel at Sparta Day 2019.




  • Bob Park carries three frozen treats to his eagerly awaiting family.




  • Katherine Krish, 5, takes navigates the rope course, with two Boy Scouts at the ready on Sparta Day.




Residents had fun at Sparta Day on Saturday, June 1. The tradition of Sparta Day began in 1975 and this year's event was filled with vendors, live entertainment, information tables with local resources, public safety demonstrations, children's activities, and much more. The event is free, thanks to the Sparta Parks and Recreation Department, with the support of local civics groups including the Junior Woman's Club of Sparta, and thanks to sponsors including Franklin Sussex Auto Mall, and Eastern Propane.





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