Special Events


Calling all ghosts and goblins…come out to the Halloween Dance and Costume Party! Live DJ, raffle, costume contest, and prizes! DATE: Friday, October 27; GRADE/TIME: 3rd-5th from 5:30-7:30pm; and 6th-8th from 8-10pm. LOCATION: Strasburg Legion Hall; COST: $6 per child (parents are free and always welcome to chaperone). Concessions available for additional charge. Sponsored by KAUFFMAN SALES & RENTAL


Stop by the Halloween Carnival following your class parties. Enjoy FREE hot dogs and carnival games to kick-off a night of trick-or-treating. DATE: Tuesday, October 31; AGES: All ages welcome; TIME: 3:30-5pm; LOCATION: Strasburg Legion Hall. Sponsored by KAUFFMAN SALES & RENTAL


Get a head start on your Christmas shopping and support a great cause at the same time. The Stocking Stuffer Online Auction allows you to bid on your favorite gift cards, merchandise, and event certificates. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Strasburg Rec. DATE(S): Begins November 16 at 6am and ends November 19 at 10pm. For more information, see our website.


Learn techniques unique to working with liquid watercolor paint. Put those skills into practice and leave with a finished watercolor painting. This is a beginner class and all supplies are provided. AGE(S): 16-Adult; TIME: 6-8:30pm; LOCATION: Strasburg Rec Center; COST: $35 per person

Friday, October 13: PUMPKIN —REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10/9/23

Friday, November 10: CARDINAL —REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11/6/23

Friday, December 8: WREATH —REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 12/4/23



The 6th Annual Decorate-a-Wreath Contest is here. Pick up a wreath from the Rec center beginning Nov. 1. Take it home and decorate it, then return your decorated wreath no later than Nov. 30. Community members can vote for their favorite wreath during the ‘Christmas in the Park’ event on Dec. 2. There is no fee to participate and we will award the “Best Business” and “Best Individual” following the event.


Send your letter to Santa from Strasburg! All letters will be forwarded to the North Pole, (no postage necessary). Santa has promised to respond with a personalized letter. All letters need your child’s first and last name along with a RETURN ADDRESS (please print clearly). Mailboxes will be available after Thanksgiving until Dec. 18. Look for the RED mailboxes at Strasburg Rec Center, 1932 Burton Street; Strasburg Post Office, 56691 E. Colfax Ave.; and Western Hardware, 56640 E. Colfax Ave.