Make Mom happy on Mother’s Day by stopping at Crossroads this weekend, May 12-13 and picking up some beautiful flowers and/or homemade candy. While making Mom smile you will also help the East Sparta Civic Association’s Homecoming Entertainment Fund. To order call Marguerite at 866-2004.
East Sparta’s annual Awareness Week has begun (April 24) which will benefit our annual homecoming. This year’s homecoming is scheduled for Thursday-Saturday, June 22-24, 2017. A door-to-door solicitation will begin April 24 and will help offset homecoming expenses for entertainment and our Saturday night fireworks. Without the residents of our village helping, the 78th homecoming would not be possible. More details will be reported. Thank You!
Thursday, April 20 between 11:00 a.m. and noon a large building will be moved through the streets of East Sparta to its final destination at Marathon on Maplehurst Avenue. A similar building was moved last year without any difficulty. Here’s hoping all goes well again – it is quite a driving/maneuvering accomplishment.
The East Sparta Volunteer Fire Department meets each Tuesday at 7:00 pm at the Fire House. If you are interested in becoming a member call Chief Arnie Adams at 330.327.8820.
Pike Grange, 1421 Battlesburg Rd., SE, East Sparta will hold their annual Swiss Steak dinner from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29. Food is excellent which is why tickets are going quickly. There will be only a limited number of tickets at the door. Carry outs will be available. The menu includes steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, tossed salad, applesauce, the all-important local rhubarb sauce, bread, drinks and those delicious desserts. All for the cost of $12 for adults, kids $6 for ages 6-12. Call for tickets by April 25 to (330)484-2973. For a great tasting meal prepared and served by our local folks don’t miss this event.
Good news: The water break in East Sparta at Maple & Pine has been repaired & hydrants flushed. Thanks again to all who worked in this cold to repair this break.