SPECIAL EVENTS When: September 21, 2019 Day: Saturday Depart: Government Center Lobby at 8:00AM Return: Government Center Lobby at 6:00PM Fee: $50.00 per person for residents Description: Come enjoy a Fall day at THE BIG E FAIR in Springfield Mass. You will enjoy, shows, food, Shopping, entertainment, rides, music, agriculture, competitions and so much more. Come alone or bring the family for this great event. Registration is limited to 50 participants! Registration Begins August 1, 2019 online or at the recreation office Where: Recreation Star Center, 1170 Shippan Ave When: October 25, 2019 Day: Friday Time: 10:00AM – 11:15AM Fee: $12.00 per child Instructors: Recreation Staff Description: Mom, grandparents and caregivers, come join us with your little one dressed in costume for this fun Halloween event. Children will be involved in games like pin the tail on the pumpkin, bean toss, Bobbing for gummy worms, Pumpkin Bowling, music, Pumpkin Ring Toss, Costume parade , Halloween treats and more! You must preregister for this event as space is limited to 30 children. Where: Cove Island Park – Ride starts by the Pavilion. When: Saturday, December 7, 2019- Day 1 Sunday, December 8, 2019 –Day 2 Time: 10:00AM -1:00PM & 2:00PM –5:00PM – Sat. 10:00AM – 3:30PM only – Sunday Fee: $6.00 per person ( all riders must have a ticket) Staff: SANTA, and The Recreation Services Staff Session – 01 – Saturday / Session – 02 – Sunday Come join us for the 20th Annual Hay Ride with Santa at Cove Island Park. This wonderful family event is open to Stamford residents. Bring the family or come with friends, and enjoy a horse drawn trip around Cove Island Park. Santa will sing holiday songs with the children and at the end of each ride they will get to sit on Santa’s lap and re-ceive a small treat. After the ride, participants can enjoy holiday music, cookies, and cocoa under the decorated pavilion. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday event. Let us help your children create memories that last a lifetime. Tickets must be purchased in advance for this event and will go on sale November 1, 2019! The event has sold out for the past 19 years. Note: Tickets will be sold per half hour slot and there will be a maximum of 26 tickets per ride sold. A max of 10 tickets per family may be purchased and no tickets will be sold the day of the event.