Fall Crafty Kids
Parentssign your children up for the Fall Crafty Kids program, which will take place during the upcoming fall break. The Fall Crafty Kids sessions will be for children ages 6 to 14. The fee is $15 per session. Classes will be 3 days long Oct. 8, 9 and 10. Classes for ages 6 to 10 will be held each day from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and classes for ages 11 to 14 will be held each day from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Each session is limited to 10 participants. Registration is being accepted now through Oct. 4 at the Parks and Recreation office.
Explore Kartchner Caverns
Experience one of Arizona's most unusual state parks. Tour a living limestone cave featuring dynamic structures such as stalactites, stalagmites, and other unusual formations. This day trip will take place Dec. 3, 2002. The cost is $43 per person, which includes the motorcoach and park entrance fee. Registration is currently being accepted at the Parks & Recreation office until Nov. 2. Tour is limited to 46 participants, so sign up now only eight seats left.
Trunk-or-Treat Volunteers Wanted
The plans have begun for this year's Trunk-or-Treat. This program gives local youth a fun and safe place to trick-or-treat. The event will be held at the Payson Event Center Oct. 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.. If you wish to participate, you and other costumed volunteers will decorate your vehicle and hand out candy provided by the Parks and Rec. Participants are eligible for prizes for the best costume and the best decorated vehicle. A waiting list has been started for participants. If you would like to be a part of this event, please call to be placed on our waiting list today at 474-5242, ext. 272.
NFL/Gatorade Punt, Pass & Kick
The Punt, Pass and Kick competition allows boys and girls ages 8-15 to show their football skills in punting, passing and place-kicking. Scores are based on distance and accuracy. The local competition will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 at the Rumsey north field. Participation is free. Registration is currently being accepted at the Parks and Rec.
Divisions will include second through fourth grades, fifth and sixth grades and seventh and eighth grades. Games may be played Saturdays and during the week. Because of the large number of participants and lack of gym space, leagues will play at different times during the year. Registration is being accepted at the Parks and Rec office until Oct. 11. Participation fee is $20 per child and includes a T-shirt, minimum of 10 games and a season-ending pizza party.