Sparta Community News

2022 May

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Historical Re-enactment Feast at the Forge

This will be returning this fall on September 10, 2022. tickets are on sale now by calling 519-775-2292.

High Tea and Historical Fashion Show

Once again the Sparta & District Historical Society will not be able to host our high tea and historical fashion show due to COVID. we hope to be back up and running in May of 2023.

Museums Open

Our Church Museum is open. The featured display this year is “Pioneer Skills and Tools". IIt will be open Saturday and Sundays in June as well as holidays from 11:00 till 4:30 and Fridays as well in July and August until Thanksgiving weekend.

The Forge and Anvil will exhibit our permanent collection of Sparta memorabilia. The Forge is open 7 days a week untill Labour Day from 11:00 until 4:30, then on weekends only until Thanksgiving.

Scouting News

The Venturers, Scouts, Cubs and Beavers groups will continue with regular programs till the end of May. Call Pam Helmer for more information 519-775-2265.

Community Newsletter

We have agreed to add an additional newsletter. We will now publish, in January, May and September which will be available at on our web site. Get your news to Sally Martyn by the end of the previous month if you wish it included.

Calendar of Event

Regular Events at the Community Hall

Sparta Stitchers meet every Tuesday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the hall to quilt, knit, crotchet, tat, smock, embroider, etc. Cost is $5.00 per session which is considered a donation and receives an income tax receipt. Come learn a new skill or just bring whatever you want to work on and have a good time visiting with your fellow stitchers. Call Sally Martyn (519-775-2292) for more information or just show up.

Venturers, Scouts, Cubs, Beavers

Wednesday: 6:30 to 8:00 Cubs and Beavers

Sparta Community Society

Please come and join us for our meetings. Call Pam Helmer to find out when the meeting will be held. 519-775-2265

Community Society Executive

President: Pam Helmer (519-775-2265)

Vice President: Barb Burns

Secretary: Yvonne Campbell

Treasurer: Ron Molyneux

Directors at Large: Dr. Robert Burns,

The Sparta Community Hall is available for rent. We now have a certified kitchen, are fully accessible and air conditioned. The cost schedule is as follows:

Full day $200 / day; + alcohol - $250; The basement is also available for rent at a lower price for smaller events. Call Sally Martyn at 519-775-2292 to make your reservation.