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Food For Thought @ Downtown Trini's

Come and support the Sparta Education Foundation tonight at Trini's.

This event called "Food for Thought" will run from 4pm-9pm with all tips being donated to the Sparta Education Foundation. Sparta teachers and staff will be there to greet you! Stop by and enjoy some good food and support Sparta!

Pet Costume Contest

From: http://spartachamber.com

Join in the 7th annual Pet Costume Contest! Registration begins at 11 am with judging beginning at Noon! Entry is free! Dress up your pets and bring them down to Rogers Park (75 N. Union, Sparta, MI 49345). Awards for best costumes! Micro-chipping will also be available for pets by the Humane Society for only $15

October 30th, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Mini Kiss of Dr. Pepper fame to perform in Sparta tonight

Sparta, MI - Mini Kiss, the "hottest littlest band in the world" recently featured in a Dr. Pepper commercial, will be performing in Sparta this evening at Festival of Fear. Bands will take the stage at 7pm at the old rodeo grounds found at 2380 - 13 Mile Rd.. The show is free but parking is $10 per car.

Visit http://www.festivaloffear.net/ for additional information.

Auditions for Sparta Community Theatre Orchestra's production of Bye Bye Birdie

We are seeking self-motivated, experienced, volunteer instrumentalists from 9th grade & up. Instrumentalists needed: trombones, percussionists, cello, clarinets, piccolo, oboes, flutes, horns, saxophones (sop, tenor, baritone, bass), bassoon, trumpets, violins, keyboard and bass. Join the fun! Invite your friends & family to audition, too!

Auditions are by appointment only! Please contact Orchestra Director, Steve Barnum at (616)292-7338 to set up an audition appointment. Rehearsals for Bye Bye Birdie begin in November. Show dates are February 23-27, 2011 (6 shows).

Check out our BLOG at http://spartacommunitytheatre.blogspot.com for more details. 

Dinner Fundraiser

On Tuesday, November 9 from 5pm-7pm or 7pm-9pm your invited to Angela's Italian Restaurant at 240 E. Division in Sparta to enjoy Italian cuisine to benefit the 2011 Senior Bash.

The cost is $15.00 per person which includes a Spaghetti & Manicotti Dinner with Garlic Bread & a Drink. Eat in or take out is available!

Come out to Angela's November 9th to show your support for the Class of 2011!

Rummage and Baked Goods Sale Fundraiser

Benefit the High School Class of 2011 Senior Bash by attending this Rummage Sale and Baked Good Fundraiser taking place at the Sparta Middle School Cafe at 480 S. State Street in Sparta on Saturday, October 30 from 9am-3pm. Fill a bag for $5.00 or make an offer. No reasonable offer is refused!

Volunteers are encouraged: to help with set up, with clean up, baking, donations and a storage location before this event. Any items left over will be donated.

Call Carol Shirey for more information - (616)887-3902

Benefit Dinner/Silent Auction for Tammy Anderson

Tammy Anderson had surgery on September 16, 2010 for a brain tumor that showed she has a grade IV glioblastoma. There will be a Benefit Dinner/Silent Auction/Raffle for Tammy Anderson on November 6, 2010 from 4pm-7pm at Peace Lutheran Church at 1225 12 Mile Road in Sparta. For more information on this benefit or Tammy Anderson, please go to: www.theclubfitness.net/tammyanderson