Sparta Youngsters Create at Camp Invention

July 17, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – More than 20 area children went back to school for a week of fun and creativity at Camp Invention.  On Friday the campers got to show off their creations to their parents in the Sparta Middle School gymnasium.

This year the campers rotated through four different modules based on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM concepts.  They drew ...

Competition Winner Sparta Girls Perform at Carnegie Hall

NEW YORK, NY — Three Sparta students performed at Carnegie Hall in June, Recent Sparta High School graduates Melissa Nolan and Eileen Huhn along with middle school student Shannon Huhn all study at the Lindeblad School of Music in Pine Brook, New Jersey They earned the opportunity to play in New York having won an earlier competition. 

Having studied piano since she was ...

Family Friendly Events in Sparta July 13-14

SPARTA,NJ – Sparta summer events are in full swing this week end.

On Friday, July 13 night the free Summer Music Concert series continues with Skyla Burrell at Dykstra Park behind the library playground.  The rain location is Mohawk Avenue School

Tickets for a drawing for St. Moritz Grill and Bar $50 gift certificates at each show come with a  donation to the Sparta Cultural ...

Fireworks, Ski Hawks, Parade Awards as Sparta Celebrates July Fourth

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township celebrated the Fourth of July beginning with fireworks on Tuesday, July 3.  Lake Mohawk Country Club put on a spectacular display, once again, for Sparta to enjoy.

On Wednesday, the Sparta Elks sponsored the annual parade.

The Elks members judges the groups and floats in the parade and trophies were awarded in several categories:

Best Community ...

Sparta Celebrates July Fourth

SPARTA, NJ — Sparta, once again, showed how its done as hundreds turn out to celebrate the Fourth of July. Beginning on Tuesday with fireworks over the lake, the Lake Mohawk County Club boardwalk was packed. 

All around the lake, yards were filled with revelers. Boats were bow to bow on the lake for prime fireworks viewing. People staked their claim on Mohawk Avenue School field ...

Sparta Township Celebrates July 4: Times and Detours

SPARTA, NJ –Sparta Township officials have announced road closures and detours for July 4 celebrations.  On Tuesday evening, July 3 traffic will be detoured around White Deer Plaza beginning around 8:30 p.m. to accommodate pedestrian traffic.

Lake Mohawk County Club fireworks are scheduled to begin around 9:30 p.m. tonight with a rain date of July 4 at the same time.

The Sparta ...

Fireworks On Tap To Celebrate July 4 Around the State

NEW JERSEY - Many have already started their Fourth of July celebrations this weekend with some Garden State towns holding their annual fireworks displays on the last day of June. However, there are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ready to find the best spot to view.

July 3

Sparta at Lake Mohawk beginning at 9:30 ...

Sparta Elks Announce Donna Jenkins Grand Marshal of July Fourth Parade

SPARTA, NJ — The Sparta Elks have announced Donna Jenkins will be the Grand Marshal of the Fourth of July parade this year. The Elks held their annual Parade Marshall’s brunch in the lodge on the boardwalk on Sunday.

The Elks announced Jenkins had been selected from the “many deserving candidates to serve as the ceremonial leader of the parade.”

“I want to ...

Enjoy a Night of Laughs at Sparta High School Production of 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

SPARTA, NJ — The community is invited to a night of fun and laughter at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The musical comedy will be presented at Sparta High School auditorium on Monday June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 at 7 p.m. It is recommended for a mature audience.

The story is of six tweens spelling their way through a series of words, hoping to continue their dreams ...

Sparta Elks Hosts a Flag Day Celebration

SPARTA, NJ – The plaza in front of town hall was filled with flags on Tuesday evening for the Sparta Elks Flag Day commemoration ceremony.  In addition to the Elks, there were flag bearing representatives from the Sparta Police Department, Fire Department and Ambulance Squad, Sparta VFW, Knights of Columbus from two different parishes, Kiwanis, Sparta Boy Scouts and Girl Scout ...

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Sun, July 22, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

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Watercolor Workshop

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Sussex County Boys and Girls Invited to Free Summer Adventure Nights

July 14, 2018

Events Will Include STEM, Shooting sports, games and More!

STANHOPE, NJ –  Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program consists of archery shooting, ...