Gingerbread house fundraiser promises fun for all

| 15 Feb 2012 | 10:32

    SPARTA — The Sparta Middle School will be bustling with activity on Saturday, Dec. 10 as the Junior Woman’s Club of Sparta hosts Gingerbread For A Cause, benefiting Katie’s House of Newton. This fun-filled event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p..m. Free admission includes temporary holiday tattoos, writing letters to Santa, storytime and, of course, the display of gingerbread houses. Lyn Gebhard from the Sparta Library will lead the holiday story time from 1:30 to 2:30. The silent auction will feature items including jewelry, fully decorated Christmas trees, signed posters from the NY Giants and NY Jets, floral centerpieces, Laser One laser tag passes, gift certificates and more. The bidding for the silent auction will conclude at 3 p.m. with winners being announced at 3:30. There will be three holiday crafts, voting for the best gingerbread house, personalized Christmas ornaments. and Mrs. Claus’s bake sale. Support for the event is provided by Sparta Stop & Shop, with the story time sponsored by Fleischman Financial Services. For more information visit All proceeds from this event go to support Katie’s House in Newton, a non-profit organization that provides supportive housing, activities, and services to people with developmental disabilities.