Fall/Winter 2018-19 Creating a sense of community through people, parks and programs
CONTACT INFORMATION Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 A. M. – 4:00 P.M. Phone: 892-1905 Fax: 892-1923 Dundee Park: 893-2415 (seasonal) Web Site: www.windhamrecreation.com E-mail: Parks&Recreation@windhammaine.us Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ Windhammaine.us Staff Director: Linda Brooks Administrative Assistant: Kelsey Crowe Recreation Coordinator: Lynn Bucknell Recreation Programmer: Sarah Davenport Parks & Trails: Kevin Bailey Dundee Park Managers: Ron & Dusti Faucher
REGISTRATION Online: www.windhamrecreation.com Walk-in: We are located on the 1st floor of the Town Hall. Phone and fax registrations are secured when paid. Mail: Windham Parks and Recreation 8 School Road Windham ME 04062 Policies: *First paid, first served for all: Registrations must be received before attending any program. *Late/Change Fees may apply—A late fee may be charged after program registration deadline. We reserve the right to cancel or consolidate any class that does not meet m inimum enrollments. *Non-resident fees may apply. Any outstanding balance owed from a previous program must be paid in full in order to register for a future program for any family member. Payment Options: Cash, Check (payable to Town of Windham) or all Major Credit Cards (in person or online) For Email Notifications: Please create an account at www.windhamrecreation.com to receive email notifications from Windham Parks and Recreation. You can also view a complete listing of our events, programs, and offerings, as well as register online using your account.
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS Not sponsored by Windham Parks and Recreation Windham Little League www.windhamll.com Windham Youth Basketball www.windhamyouthbasketball.com Windham Youth Football www.windhamyouthfootball.com Windham Youth Lacrosse www.windhamyouthlacrosse.usl.la Windham Youth Soccer www.windhamyouthsoccer.com Windham Youth Volleyball www.facebook.com/Windham-YouthVolleyball-Association-WYVBA712565188887166/ WHS Athletic Director, RSU Fields Rich Drummond: 893-2182 or email@example.com Windham Center Stage Theater www.windhamtheater.org 207-893-2098 Windham/Raymond Adult Education windham.maineadulted.org 207-892-1819 Windham Community Garden www.windhamcommunitygarden.org Lakes Region Senior Center 40 Acorn Street, Gorham ME The center is open Monday-Friday for independent activities or participation in planned activities. New members are welcome, and there is a monthly newsletter available highlighting many wonderful offerings. For more information, contact President Blanche Alexander at 92-5604. Consider getting involved as a participant and/or a volunteer!
Once we lose the beauty of the fall foliage, the Windham Parks and Recreation will groom trails at our bigger parks and preserves. Whether you like X-country skiing, taking the family on snowshoe hikes, or just getting outside to enjoy nature, you’ll find plenty of places to play. Sledding and ice skating are also on the menu of activities Windham Parks and Recreation has to offer, so there will be plenty of fun things your family can find to do this winter. You don’t have to stay indoors just because there is snow on the ground—and since we can’t beat Mother Nature, we might as well join her! Lowell Preserve 308-acre wooded preserve located off Falmouth Road in East Windham. Miles of hiking, biking, Nordic skiing trails, Playground, Softball field, Outdoor basketball hoop, Hunting (during approved seasons only). Sebago to the Sea Trail Flat, easy walking path on an undeveloped railbed, 1.5 miles between South Windham and Westbrook. Parking available at South Windham Post Office. Outdoor Ice Skating The department maintains two outdoor ice skating facilities, weather permitting. Basketball courts at Manchester School are flooded. Designated skating area at Lippman Park on Chaffin Pond. Donnabeth Lippman Park Popular 123-acre park located in the North Windham business district off Route 302, behind Sherwin Williams. Fishing dock, Hiking, biking, Nordic skiing trails, StoryWalk trail, Playground, Picnic pavilion, Paddling.
SNOWSHOE LOAN PROGRAM FOR ALL AGES Are you looking for a great way to explore local trails? Why not try snowshoes! Windham Parks and Recreation has Men’s, Women’s and Youth sizes that are FREE to borrow for the day, for a few days, or for a weekend. The snowshoes may be checked out from the Parks and Recreation office Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. Due to the popularity of this program, especially once the snow starts flying, we ask that large groups please call ahead to make sure we have the quantity you need. What a perfect way to get the family outside to enjoy a nice winter day!
CODE RED We have the ability to inform our park users of any emergency while out on the trail. Thousands of public safety organizations across the United States and Canada use the CodeRED community notification system to initiate emergency notifications. The CodeRED Mobile Alert app enables subscribers to receive these notifications directly to their personal cell phone whether at home, on the road, on the trail, or traveling around the country. Alerts are initiated by authorized public safety officials to deliver location-based notifications. FREE ALERTS AVAILABLE • Emergency • Community • Missing person
THE “PARKS” PIECE
WINDHAM PARKS & PRESERVES WINTER TRAILS
Primary and Manchester School students must provide a note to your child’s teacher to notify them of their participation in Windham Recreation after school programs. Thank You!
RED CROSS BABYSITTING CLASS Designed for new babysitters, our childcare training courses allow you to gain the skills necessary to care for kids of all ages. This training has been created for those ages 11 and older. Our babysitting training course can help you learn how to provide care for infants and children, understand what to do in an emergency, choose age-appropriate activities, and recognize and handle a range of behaviors. In class students learn to help keep themselves and others safe, help children learn how to behave, and learn basic child care and basic first aid. When: Saturday 10/27 Where: Windham Public Library Time: 9am - 4pm Fee: $65
HOME ALONE SAFETY CLASS Home Alone Safety Course is designed for 6th-8th graders who may be staying home alone. Participants will talk about and find solutions to a variety of “home alone” issues, including food preparation, safe internet and phone usage and stranger-danger. They will also learn basic first aid skills as well as how to identify potential hazards and what to do in an emergency. Class will take place on Thursday, 11/15. Check back for more information on location and fee.
WMS EARLY RELEASE DAYS Looking for something to do on the Windham Middle School Early Release Days? Windham Parks & Recreation will be offering outings and lunch for kids in grades 6-8 on these days. Past trips have included Urban Air jump park, Spare Time bowling and laser tag, Monkey Trunks ropes course, and more. More information, including registration for the Dec. 7th Early Release Day, will be available in early November. Watch our website for details!
MAD SCIENCE OF MAINE Mad Science of Maine sparks imaginative learning when school is out! Let your child and student experience first-hand how much fun science can be. Our hands-on courses engage these questions by using imaginative experimentation where children are given opportunities to perform hands-on investigations and explore the real world function of science. Engaged, active, and enthusiastic learning is what our classes are all about! Marvels of Science: Rotational forces, a rocket pack blast off, electromagnetic propulsion, and our exclusive Newton's rocket car are just a few action packed experiments we will investigate. Just when you thought jet packs were something of the future, you’ll see us propel several members of the audience across the floor using our own, very special Mad Science rocket car! Come join us! When:
Tuesdays 10/2 - 12/4 (no class 11/6 & 11/20) Where: Windham Primary School Art Room Time: 3pm - 4pm
AFTER SCHOOL YOGA
BRICK BY BRICK
Kids in grades 3-5, come experience the peaceful practice of yoga with Rebecca LaWind! Yoga helps us clear our mind, relax our body and mind, improve balance and coordination, encourages both movement and stillness, and much more. During class, we will focus on breathing techniques, yoga poses, relaxation, and mindfulness in a fun, exploratory way. Yoga mats may be ordered as a part of the class fee, and participants will take the mats home at the end of the session. Windham Parks & Recreation will provide transportation to Town Hall from Windham Primary and Manchester Schools; return transportation to SACC is also available.
Join instructor Lisa Judd at Windham Primary School for this popular after-school Lego program! Students in grades K-3 will meet on Thursdays in the WPS Art Room. Following a short educational lesson based on the theme of the day, students will create their own Lego build with step-by-step instructions. Once complete, students will have free building time with a huge assortment of Lego bricks! Lego Mythical Creatures! New! Join us as we wonder and learn about mythical creatures. We will build a furious fire-breathing dragon, a lucky leprechaun, and an out of this world alien. When: Thursdays 10/11 - 11/15
Wednesdays 11/7 - 12/12 (no class 11/21) Where: Windham Town Hall Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm Fee: $65 with yoga mat ; $60 without yoga mat
Lego Woodland Creatures! New! Join us as we discover the animals and habitats of the woods! We will build a friendly fox, a wise old owl, and a hairy hedgehog. When: Thursdays 1/31 - 3/14 (no class 2/21) Where: WPS Art Room Time: 3pm - 4pm Fee: $60 for 6 weeks
Children ages 2-5 and their adult caregivers are invited to craft and create together! Moms and dads, grandparents, babysitters, aunts and uncles… All are welcome to join us at the Windham Town Hall for seasonally themed crafts, with all supplies provided. This popular program can fill quickly, so be sure to pre-register! Pumpkin Decorating - Wednesday 10/17 Gingerbread Houses - Wednesday 12/12 Winter Crafts - Wednesday 1/16 Where: Windham Town Hall Gym Time: 10am Fee: $5 per child
KIDDIE GYM Indoor fun with balls, slides, parachutes and plenty of playmates—for preschoolers ages 5 and under (and their parents!) Kiddie Gym will be not be held on holidays, and will be closed during the week of Christmas (will resume 1/3/19) FMI, or for weather cancellations, please contact Windham Parks and Recreation at 892-1905. *Parents are responsible for supervision of their own children at all times.* When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11/1 - 4/25 Where: Windham Town Hall Gym Time: 10am – 11:30am Fee: $2 - drop in fee per child per visit $25 - 15 visit pass $45 - 30 visit pass (available online or through the Parks & Recreation Dept.)
HAPPY HEARTS CREATIVE MOVEMENT Join us on Friday mornings at the Windham Public Library for a creative twist on dancing! Happy Hearts Creative Movement instructors will use props and music to inspire creative movement and dance. This is a fun and exciting way to introduce your little one to the world of dance! Creative Movement for ages 3-5 is a 45 minute dance/movement class. We will be exploring movement, basic ballet terms, and dancing with props. Skills such as taking turns, sharing, forming a line, and respect will be encouraged. When: 10/5 – 11/2 Where: Windham Public Library Meeting Room Time: 9:30am-10:15am Fee: $47 for 5 weeks Creative Movement for ages 2-3 is a 30 minute class that will keep your little dancer moving. We will play dance games, dance with props, and learn concepts like stop/go, fast/slow and high/low. This class is a great first experience for your child to be in a group setting independently. When: 10/5 – 11/2 Where: Windham Public Library Meeting Room Time: 10:30am-11am Fee: $37 for 5 weeks
PAW PATROL LIVE DISCOUNT TICKETS It's Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! Come join the fun! We have reserved a block of seats in Section O so Windham families can sit together. Purchase tickets by Friday September 21st online at www.windhamrecreation.com or at the Parks & Recreation office. Tickets will need to be picked up at the Windham Town Hall in the Parks & Recreation from Monday October 1st - Friday October 5th between 8am - 4pm. When: Saturday 10/6 Where: Cross Insurance Arena, Portland, ME Time: 10am Fee: $22.00 per ticket (original price $24 and up)
TODDLER / PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS
KIDDIE & ME SEASONAL CREATIONS
FIT FOR LIFE
ADULT OPEN GYM TUESDAY & THURSDAY MEN’S 40+ PICK-UP BASKETBALL Men ages 40+, please join us on Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Windham Primary School Gym. Games will be played in a pick-up format. 2 sessions are available; please note there will be no Pick-up Basketball on holidays when school is not in session, i.e. Thanksgiving Day or February and April vacation weeks. Session When: Time: Fee:
I Tuesday, 9/11 - Thursday, 12/20 8pm - 9:45pm $25 per person for the session
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II Thursday, 1/3 - Thursday, 6/6 8pm - 9:45pm $40 per person for the session
MEN’S 4x4 LEAGUE This ongoing 21+ Adult Men's League plays Thursday nights at Town Hall and Manchester Gyms. Team Managers are required to submit the registration form and roster included below. Time: Fee: Session When: Session When:
7pm and 8pm $200 per session per team I Thurs Sept. 13 – Jan. 31 II Feb. 7 – June 13, 2019 SUNDAY ADULT OPEN GYM
Session I Basketball - recreational play Basketball - competitive play Session II Volleyball - recreational play Volleyball - competitive play
8am - 9:30am 9:30am - 11am 11am - 12:30pm 12:30 pm - 2pm
Every Sunday 11/18/18 - 4/28/19 (excluding holidays weeks) Where: Windham High School Gym Fee: $5 - drop in fee per session $60 - season pass (20 weeks) per session
ADULT PICKLEBALL Come and join one of America’s fastest growing racquet sports, pickleball! Windham Parks & Recreation offers indoor pickleball with space for one court at Windham Town Hall Gym on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. When: Time: Fee:
Session I (10/1 – 12/21 Session II (begins Monday, 1/7/19) (please see calendar for complete list of exclusion dates) 9:30am - 11am $3 - drop in fee per session $25 - season pass per session
AQUATICS AT SAINT JOE’S The aquatics program at St Joe’s Pool provides safe and fun year-round recreational swim opportunities for the Saint Joseph’s campus community and for the residents in and around the Windham/Standish area. Swim classes of all levels are available for those aged six months through adult, and training is available for lifeguard and water safety instructor certification. The pool is open throughout the day for lap and open swim, AquaFitness classes, and our Learn-to-Swim program. Programs include: Lap and open swim, Learn-to-Swim program, Private swim lessons, AquaFitness, Water safety instructor and lifeguard certification, Splash Parties Please visit https://www.sjcme.edu/life-and-community/aquatics/ for the fall / winter program schedule or call 893-7551 for more information.
Take advantage of two great discounts we have to offer for the entire family. Multi-Week Program for Families—Wednesday Evenings (Begins Wednesday, January 9, 2019) ALL children must be accompanied by a skiing adult. We do not provide transportation or supervision. Tickets may be picked up at the Recreation office on Wednesday between 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 pm or after 3 pm at the Shawnee Peak Lodge. All prices are based on a FIVE-week group program. (Single Days are not available with this program) Package Options for Skiers and Snowboarders Lift Only Lift and Lesson Lift and Rental Lift, Lesson and Rental Helmet Rental for 5 weeks
Unlimited Night Season Pass Pricing for this discounted pass which allows you to enjoy night skiing for the entire 2018-2019 season at a great rate will be available in late September. Deadline to purchase this pass will be in early December, and we are unable to sell those passes after that deadline.
$100 $195 $195 $290 $35 (required for under 12 w / lessons)
(Lessons are 60 minutes long; child must be 6 years or older for lessons) Lessons are taught by PSIA certified Shawnee Peak staff REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Registrations accepted Monday, November 5th – Monday, December 3rd in person at the Recreation Department or you can register online at www.windhamrecreation.com Windham Parks & Recreation Office – Cash, Checks and Credit Cards accepted Full payment due at registration - No exceptions
RSU14 ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS You must register with Windham Raymond Adult Education for these programs: LINE DANCING Come join the fun with Flamin’ Raymin’ and Sizzlin’ Suzzin', as we kick up our heels to various genres of music for some fun (and exercise) as we do The Good Time, The Electric Slide and more! The focus will be on having fun while learning some new dance moves! Bring your comfortable dancin’ shoes and a smile. Where: Windham Town Hall Gym Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm Fee: $44 per session Session When: Session When:
I Tuesday, 9/18 – 10/23 II Tuesday, 10/30 – 12/4
FITNESS FOR LIFE Start your day off right! Give yourself a gift this year of “Body RENEWAL.” You will look better, feel better, and your HEART will thank you. This class is on-going! JOIN ANYTIME! Instructor: Diana Ward Session When: Time: Session When: Time:
I Monday – Friday, 9/17 - 11/30 8:30am– 9:30am for 10 weeks II Monday – Friday, 12/3 - 2/15 8:30am – 9:30am for 10 weeks
Location: Town Hall/Community Center Gym Fee: $75 per section – no senior discount
FIT FOR LIFE
SHAWNEE PEAK SKI OPTIONS
OUT AND ABOUT IN THE REC VEHICLES
MYSTERY LUNCH We know how much our seniors like to enjoy good dining experiences, but we aren’t telling you where we’re taking you for this lunch. (Everyone likes a good mystery!) We will choose the location—join us if you dare!! The food is a little on the pricey side (avg. $18.00 for entrées) but absolutely “out of this world” delicious… you’ll be glad you joined us!! When: Depart: Return: Cost:
Tuesday 9/11 11am 3:30pm $10 Lunch on your own
Please be advised that a minimum number of participants may be necessary, but the buses fill quickly, so we encourage early registration. All trips depart from the Town Hall and the Park & Ride lot behind Evergreen Credit Union on Rte. 302. Additional pick-up locations available upon request. Refunds will be given for cancellations made 48 hours in advance, if possible. For pre-purchased tickets we can only refund if there is a waiting list, and we will keep waiting lists for all trips.
HOLIDAY SHOPPING IN NORTH CONWAY, NH Hop on board the Parks & Recreation bus and let’s go to North Conway for some tax-free Christmas Shopping. We will spend the better part of the day visiting your favorite places to shop and will find a nice place for lunch in between shopping. When: Depart: Return: Cost:
ATTENTION TO ALL INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS!
Tuesday 12/11 8am 5pm $12 Lunch on your own
Join Windham Parks & Rec for Senior’s Day at the Fryeburg Fair. Animals, Food galore, tractor pulls, harness racing, exhibits and even live entertainment will fill our day on our annual Fryeburg Fair trip. When: Depart : Return: Fee:
Tuesday 10/2 9:30am 5pm $10 (transportation)
Weekly Shopping Trips to North Windham Thursday Mornings
GARDENS A-GLOW You won’t believe the transformation the garden goes through for the holidays to make it the biggest and brightest light display in Maine. Our last visit was absolutely breathtaking!! Join us just in time for the holidays!! When: Depart: Return: Fee:
Friday 11/30 2:30pm 8:30pm $22 (transportation & admission) Dinner at the Taste Of Maine on your own
2019 SENIOR SOCIALS Don’t let winter get you down -- join your friends and neighbors for Senior Socials at the Windham Town Hall on Wednesday afternoons! Senior Socials are from 1pm-3pm on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, with a variety of activities available during these hours. You can look forward to card games such as bridge or cribbage, board games like Scrabble or Pictionary, recreational Bingo, and more. We may even bring out the Wii, since Wii bowling is the closest you can get to a bowling alley without actually being there. You won’t want to miss these fun afternoons! Transportation will be available for those who need it; please contact the Parks & Recreation Office for more information. When:
Jan 9 & 23, Feb 13 & 27, Mar 13 & 27
RANGELY LAKES REGION WITH LUNCH AT THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE Enjoy a scenic drive by motorcoach along Maine State Route 17 through Height of Land, on the top of Spruce Mountain in Rangeley. Standing on the evergreen boundary looking out over the wide valley, the landscape is impossibly surreal and spectacular. Our destination is lunch at the Gingerbread House in Oquossoc where you can enjoy your choice of soup or salad and then a make-your-own sandwich buffet with assorted breads, cold cuts and cheeses, chicken salad, pasta salad, house made potato chips and a delicious apple crisp. This trip is in cooperation with local recreation departments and will provide transportation from each community to our meeting place to board the motorcoach in Gray. Thursday 10/4 8:30am 4:30pm $59
Founded in 1803, Ricker Hill Orchards has been growing Maine apples for over nine generations in the small town of Turner, Maine and now has over 400+ acres of apples, 15 acres of cranberries, pumpkins, a bakery, a store etc. Join us as we travel to Turner and enjoy a guided tour of the packing facilities, the cider press, the cranberry bogs and the maple syrup boiler! We will stop for lunch (lunch is on your own) on the way home. This trip is in cooperation with local recreation departments. When: Depart: Return: Fee:
Wednesday 10/10 9am 2:30pm $10 lunch on your own
SPRING TRIP TO NYC Join us for a 5 day – 4 night trip to New York City! We will see some of the iconic NYC sites including Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, and Wall Street. We will visit the 911 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, and visit the 911 Museum. Our tour will also include a short ferry ride to Ellis Island and Liberty Island – home of the Statue of Liberty and also stop at Ellis Island, which was the busiest immigrant inspection station for over 12 million immigrants to the U.S. during the years from 1892 until 1954. When: Fee:
May 17-21 in 2019 $859 single rate $649 per person for double occupancy (Travel insurance $69.00pp) $75 deposit due at registration. Final Payment due by 3/10/19
CANADIAN ROCKIES: BANFF, LAKE LOUISE & JASPER Lunches and gratuities for step-on guide not included. Our trip will include 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners. See the Canadian Rockies from every angle. World-class Canadian resorts combined with breathtaking scenery highlight this Canadian Rockies tour. Start and end your vacation in Calgary with overnights also in Lake Louise, Jasper, and Banff. Explore Canada’s Rocky Mountains as you take in the jewel-colored lakes and snowy summits in Banff National Park. With endless dazzling landscapes, this tour will open your eyes to western Canada’s gems. Price is based on per person, double occupancy. Trip is co-sponsored with local
recreation departments. Deadline to register is November 26, 2018. When: Fee:
May 23-29 in 2019 $3615 pp for double occupancy $4606 single rate A deposit of $250 is due at the time of registration. Final payments are due 3/1/19 Payments are made directly to Globus Tours. Please indicate your roommate on your registration.
Join us at the Falmouth Community Center on September 19 at 6pm for an information night!
JOINING FORCES WITH OUR NEIGHBORS
When: Depart: Return: Fee:
RICKER HILL ORCHARDS
These trips are co-sponsored by the recreation departments Windham, Falmouth, Gorham, Standish, and Cape Elizabeth. At times we will travel together on motorcoach, and at other times we will travel on our own vans and meet the others at the venue.
Windham Center Stage Theater Sister Act - October 19-28, 2018 Disney’s Newsies - Spring 2019 For more information, visit www.windhamtheater.org Windham Public Safety Open House Saturday, October 6, 2018 10am - 1pm Find it @ the Windham Public Library! 217 Windham Center Road 207-892-1908 Children’s Programs include Story time, Books & Babies, Programs for any Ages: Author Talk, Movie Showings, Zen Coloring, Tea for You, Knitters ‘N More Tech Help Thursdays: one-on-one tech help Check out our Facebook page, website www.windham.lib.me.us, and newsletter for more information
FIREARMS HUNTER’S SAFETY COURSE Online and 1 Day, Sunday, September 9 (Must register with Windham Raymond Adult Ed) This combined course requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course Online and then attend a skills and exam day which is about 7 hours long. Only after students complete the quizzes and exam are they provided with a voucher to print out and bring for admittance into the skills and exam day. In the skills and exam session students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%. Students must complete the online course then call Windham Raymond Adult Ed and provide their voucher number to register for the Skills and Exam Day. Students must bring the voucher to the first class. Please visit www.hunter-ed.com/maine to complete the online portion of the course. Children MUST be 10 years of age or older on or after 9/9/2018 to attend. Instructor: Michael Mayo When: Sunday 9/9 Where: Weaponry, Rt. 302 – Hall of Flags Time: 9am – 5pm for 1 day Fee: $10
ARTS IN THE PARK WINTERFEST 2019 Don’t miss this free community event for all ages! Featuring artwork displays, local craft vendors, live music, hands-on crafts for kids, collaborative community art project Calling all local artists, musicians, crafters, and art enthusiasts - we want you to be involved! Display and/ or sell your artwork, craft items, show off your musical, dance, or theatrical talents, participate in a group art project, share your other ideas with us! Please contact Windham Parks and Recreation for more information or to get involved. When: Saturday 10/13 Where: Town Hall Park Time: 1pm - 4pm
With the holidays behind us, we’ll embrace winter in Maine – which will also include kicking off our 3rd annual Winter Photo Contest. Watch for more details to be provided on our website and Facebook.
S’MORES & SKATE NIGHTS Join us for our ever-popular S’mores & Skate Nights at our outdoor skating rinks! We will once again be hosting our annual old-fashioned skating parties, and it will be fun for all ages. 2019 S’mores & Skate Night dates will be announced once the ice rinks are open, so watch our website and Facebook page for more information!
Trunk or Treat, “haunted” happenings, games, music, refreshments and the costume contest! This is a free event for families with children in grades 8 & under; all children must be accompanied by an adult, and adults are encouraged to dress in costume too. Host a trunk in our annual "Trunk or Treat" event, and help kids in our community create fun Halloween memories! Individuals, families, and local businesses are all invited to enter a trunk as part of Windham's Halloween Adventure. Decorate your car in a fun or spooky theme Provide and hand out individually wrapped candy to trick-or-treaters from 6:-7:00pm Join in the party fun after "Trunk or Treat" ends Prizes for the scariest trunk and the most creative theme! Trunk Hosts must pre-register with Windham Parks & Recreation. When: Where: Time:
Saturday 10/27 Windham Middle School - Gym and Cafeteria 6pm - 8pm
COMMUNITY TREE LIGHTING
When: Sunday 11/25 Where: Windham Public Safety Building Time: 5pm - 7pm Join your friends and neighbors for a traditional community tree lighting ceremony. Caroling, refreshments, and some “photo ops” with one of our favorite North Pole Residents! Please bring a non-perishable item for the Windham Food Pantry
NORTH POLE HOTLINE The North Pole Hotline is offered free by the Windham Parks & Recreation Department to give pre-school thru 3rd graders from Windham the opportunity to talk directly to Santa Claus through a special “hotline” connected to the North Pole. We have forms available for moms & dads to fill out, fax or mail into the office. Watch the magic happen as your child gets a very special phone call from a very special man. To get your Santa form, give the office a call at 892-1905 or submit them on-line at www.windhamrecreation.com. Please return by Friday 12/7 Courtesy of Windham Parks & Recreation and some special Elves……
WINDHAM’S HALLOWEEN ADVENTURE
Officer Matt Cyr was the 3rd driver for our popular Gardens’-A-Glow trip with some participants riding in the DARE Vehicle
Santa and Mrs. Claus surrounded by many of Windham’s finest citizens!
...AND LOOKING AHEAD 12th ANNUAL
MOTHER/SON NIGHT OUT
(or granddads, uncles, brothers, or special others)
(or grandmothers, aunts, sisters, or special others)
Friday, February 8th 7:00 – 8:30 pm Windham Middle School Gym and Cafeteria (Snow date Friday, Feb 15th)
Friday, March 8th 7:00pm – 8:30 pm Windham Middle School Gym and Cafeteria (Snow date Friday, March 22nd)
Tickets: $25 per couple $10 per additional daughter Open to girls 5th grade and under DJ, Refreshments, Prizes & a Photograph
Save the Date! More info to come about this special night for boys in 5th grade and under.
Ticket sales begin Tuesday, January 15th. Tickets purchased after Wednesday, February 6th will increase to $35 per couple.
Ticket sales begin Tuesday, January 15th. Tickets purchased after Wednesday, March 6th will increase to $35 per couple.
Father/Daughter and Mother/Son Tickets will be available online at www.windhamrecreation.com or at the Windham Parks & Recreation Office. Please note that tickets for both the Father Daughter Dance and the Mother Son Night Out must be purchased in advance— there are no ticket sales at the door.
Fall and Winter Programs, activities and offerings from Windham Parks and Recreation Department
Published on Aug 30, 2018
Fall and Winter Programs, activities and offerings from Windham Parks and Recreation Department