Special Events

Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race – CANCELLED

 

Due to the increased spread of Covid-19 in our community the Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race and Pipestem Trail Run have been cancelled for 2020.  We look forward to 2021 and hosting these great events next year, in the meantime be sure to stay healthy and safe!

Pipestem Creek Trail Run – CANCELLED

 

Due to the increased spread of Covid-19 in our community the Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race and Pipestem Trail Run have been cancelled for 2020.  We look forward to 2021 and hosting these great events next year, in the meantime be sure to stay healthy and safe!

JAMESTOWN KITE FESTIVAL

 

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department and the “Wings on Strings” Kite Club are sponsoring the 26th annual kite festival at Meidinger Park Field (10th ST. & 17th AVE. S.W.) June 12 – 14, 2020.

June 12 – 10am– 5pm

Learn Kiting from the Pros

 

June 13—10:30am—4pm
Inflatable Air Games

Concessions, Music and Door Prizes

 

June 14— 10:30am-4pm
 Kids Kite Building

Concessions, Music and Door Prizes

 

Kite Fest has become a premier kiting event, attracting kite enthusiasts from across the country and Canada.  The event is free and open to everyone.  Events include fun contests for kids, kite making, candy drops, demonstrations, door prizes and music.

 

For more information call Jamestown Parks and Recreation at 252-3982, Mike Gee at 952-1965 or Chris Dodson at 251-9212. Visit the Wings on Strings website at www.wingsonstrings.org.

 

KITE BUILDING CLASS

The “Wings on Strings” Kite Club and the Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a kite building class during the Kite Festival, June 13th.  Materials will be provided.  Children 8 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.  You will be able to fly your kite after the Kite Building Class.  April is National Kite Month.  Find out more at www.nationalkitemonth.org/

CABIN FEVER DAYS

 

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department sponsors Cabin Fever Days, February 5 – February 14, 2021.  Activities to include Cross Country Skiing, Sleigh Rides at the Bunker, Pinochle Tournament, Co-Ed softball tournament.  Check back here for more information as the date gets closer!

EASTER EGG HUNT

 

The 61st Annual Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Elks #995 & Parks & Recreation Dept. and will be held on Saturday April 3, 2021 (weather permitting) at 11:00am in McElroy Park.

 

2 age divisions: pre-school & grades 1-4
Easter Candy for ALL kids
4 Bikes to be given away

 

The only thing you need to bring is a container for Easter goodies!  Remember parents are not allowed to hunt with children.  For more information call the Parks and Recreation office at 252-3982.