Special Events

28th ANNUAL JAMESTOWN KITE FESTIVAL

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department and the “Wings on Strings” Kite Club are sponsoring the 27th annual kite festival at Meidinger Park Field (10th St. & 17th Ave. S.W.) on June 10 – 12, 2022.

 

10:00am– 4:00pm

Kids Kite Building on Saturday Only

 

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 the Jamestown Parks and Rec main office 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, on Saturday, June 11th.  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/

KIDS SAFETY DAY

 

Kids Safety Day is set for June 30, 2022 at the Jamestown Civic Center from 9am to 1pm.

 

This event is free and open to all kids to age 12. Join us for fun and learning on how to stay safe including a bike rodeo, free bike helmets, weather safety, water safety, and much more!. Community partners participating include: Central Valley Health, Law Enforcement, Fire and Medical Response.

 

The event is sponsored by the Community Health Partnership Coalition and Central Valley Health

Tennis Block Party

 

Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 6:30pm – 8:00pm

 

Bring the family to Bolinger Tennis Courts and enjoy this fun-filled event offering free tennis instructing by teaching professionals along with plenty of games, activities, music, food and prized for kids and adults.  

Quickstart Tennis Carnival

 

June 25th, 2022  10:00am – 11:30am

 

Join us at Bolinger Tennis Courts for this special day of tennis just for the kids!  Enjoy games, prizes, music, food and fun Kids of all ages and skill levels are welcome.  This is a great way to introduce young kids to the sport if they have never tried before. 

Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race

 

Saturday, August 13th, 2022

 

Join us for Mountain Bike races located at the Pipestem Creek Trail, 4 miles north of Jamestown on Highway 281 next to the Pipestem Dam.  There are cash prizes for the top 6 male and female expert finishers.  Registration will open closer to the date of the race!

 

Divisions:

Kids Race (8 and under)

Beginners

Recreational/Sport/Expert

Price includes a T-shirt and water bottle.

 

Registration coming soon!

Pipestem Creek Trail Run

 

Saturday, August 13th, 2022

Grab the family and come on out for the Pipestem Creek Trail Walk/Run located at the Pipestem Creek Trail, 4 miles north of Jamestown on Highway 281 next to the Pipestem Dam.  There is something for everyone!  We have a 3 mile walk, 3 mile run and 8 mile run. Registration will become available closer to the date of the race!

 

Divisions:

Kids walk/run

Adult walk/run

Registration coming soon!

CABIN FEVER DAYS

 

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department sponsors Cabin Fever Days each year in February.  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 63rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Elks #995 & Parks & Recreation Dept. and will be held in April 2023 (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 Rec main office at 252-3982.