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Penfield News

- Week of October 20, 2008
In this issue:
Family Halloween Fun
WebTrac Interruption on Wednesday
Preschool Costume Parade
Penfield Players Presents...
Senior Halloween Fun
Give Us Your Opinion Online
Upcoming Programs

Family Halloween Fun!

Penfield Recreation will hold its annual Family Halloween Fun this Friday, October 24, 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Penfield's Rothfuss Park, 1648 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield (1/4 mile north of Atlantic Ave).

All ages are invited to attend and join in the Halloween spirit. Events will include games, prizes, dancing, trick-or-treat, music, hayrides, campfire, and refreshments. Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. This event is free and no registration is required.

For more information, call Penfield Recreation at 340-8655.


WebTrac Interruption on Wednesday

Penfield Recreation's online registration and reservation system - WebTrac - will be unavailable on Wednesday, October 22 while we do some routine maintenance on the system. This means that online program registration and online shelter reservation will be unavailable during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please call 340-8655.


Preschool Costume Parade

Penfield Recreation will host a Special Preschool Costume Parade on Tuesday October 28th. Parents - spend an hour with our local senior citizens so they can enjoy your little one's costume! Preschoolers - come in costume for Trick or Treat with our local seniors, as well as fun, easy games! The parade will begin at 1:00 pm in the Community Center Gym.

Pre-registration for preschoolers is required by 10/24. Call 340-8655 to register.


Penfield Players presents "Seven Keys to Baldpate" by George M. Cohan

This is a fun mystery-comedy-thriller about a mystery writer who secludes himself in a snow-bound inn in order to write a novel but instead finds himself at the center of a mystery involving a hermit, an intrepid female reporter, a dangerous blackmailer, and a powerful railroad tycoon.

Call the Penfield Recreation office at 340-8655 for tickets. Performances will be held November 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, & 22 at 8 pm. All performances will be held at the Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the Penfield Recreation office in person, or by phone with Visa, MasterCard or Discover (no refunds or axchanges please). Tickets will also be available at all Wegmans "That's T.H.E. Ticket!" locations. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door. Show seating is first come, first served.

Check out the Players' website at for detailed directions.


Senior Halloween Fun

Wicked Fun

On October 28 wear your Halloween costume for this month's Theme Day Tuesday! The day will be filled with Hallowen fun. Decorate your very own witches hat, show and tell of Pam's "witch" collection of over 50 unusual pieces, preschool Halloween Parade, and presentation of Ghosts of NY.

White Elephant Halloween Exchange

Seniors - on October 29 join us for Senior Tea and a White Elephant Halloween Exchange! It's a day of spooky gifts. All participants should bring something wrapped from home that they don't want or never use that has a Halloween theme (the stranger, the better). You must have a gift to participate. Wear a red hat to celebrate Red Hat Day! This program is free.


Give Us Your Opinion Online!

At Penfield Recreation we value our customers' opinions. To make it easier for you to let us know how we are doing, we now offer a comment card that you can fill out on-line. Please take a moment to give us your feedback when you find something that you really like or dislike about our services. We want to know! Follow this link to access the comment card. It is also available from a link on Penfield Recreation's main web page.


Upcoming Programs

Following is a list of upcoming programs and their start dates.

10/27 Pre-Natal Aqua Class
10/25 Family Open Swim
10/21 Swim Lessons - Tiny Tadpoles
Youth & Teen
10/30 Art Fun
10/30 Creative Artists
10/30 Kids Ceramics
10/25 Red Cross Babysitting
10/24 Little People's Gym CLOSED
10/28 Preschool Costume Parade
10/27 Zumba
10/24 Out to Lunch: Holloway House
10/25 Van Trip: RPO/WPOP Series - Red Carpet Spectacular
10/26 Van Trip: RPO Casual Sunday - Masters of American Musicals
10/23 Lecture Series: Cemetery Walk
10/29 Seniors White Elephant Halloween Exchange
10/30 Lecture Series: Underground Railroad
10/28 Preschool Costume Parade
10/28 Seniors Theme Day Tuesday - Wicked Fun

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