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  1. October 28

    Halloween Party at GWC Ages 3-12 Boo! It's time for our annual Halloween Costume Party at the George Wilson Center. Join us for Halloween crafts and activities, sweet refreshments, spooky storytelling, a mysterious costume contest and a scary room if you dare. Come out for a ghostly good time and a lot of Halloween fun! Pre-registration is available, but not required. $5/person Volunteer opportunities available,
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  2. November 6

    NewBark PawLooza Grab a leash and your BFF (Best Furry Friend) and join us for a howling good time on Saturday November 6th from 10AM - 1PM at Handloff Park for NewBark PawLooza. This will be a furtastic good time with exciting activities and vendors providing all your pooch pampering needs. Watch doggie demos, participate in canine contests, enjoy a romp around the park, or meet your new best friend at a local rescue group booth. Vendor packs are now available. All dogs must be leashed (6' or less), non-aggress...
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  3. November 20

    Turkey Trot 5K/10K Online registration is available at You can also complete the standard Parks & Recreation form and walk or mail in your registration. There will be 10 age divisions in each run, for both men and women. Both races have been certified. Prizes will be awarded to overall winners in each race. Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded in the 5K walk. First 500 registrants receive a long sleeve t-shirt. Pre-race shirt and number pickup will be on Friday November 19th from 8...
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  4. November 25

    35th Annual Thanksgiving Day Breakfast Enjoy Thanksgiving Day morning in the company of Newark neighbors and friends. The Parks & Recreation Department, area merchants and volunteers will gather together to offer this special breakfast. Our mission is to create a warm & caring atmosphere among community members, older adults and area students who are unable to share the holiday with family members or a companion. This year's menu will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, coffee, juice and tea. People over age 60 may attend...
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