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Movie and Summer Celebration
Free Family Movie Night

Arnold Park, Andrews Rd., Vestal

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

5:00 - 7:30 PM

Arnold Park, Andrews Rd

Come and celebrate the summer with us! Held every year the first Wednesday in August at Arnold Park. Activities include: Musical DJ, large inflatable rides, games, and face painting. Ice cream and food to purchase! It is a great time to get together with your friends and family! Check back for more details!

Pumpkin Run 
Monday, October 17, 2022 at 4:30 PM 
Arnold Park on Andrews Rd.
Students must provide their own transportation.
The Vestal Recreation Department in cooperation with the Vestal High School Cross-Country Team is co-sponsoring a one mile pumpkin run open to all 4th - 6th grade boys and girls in the Vestal School District. The race will take place at Arnold Park on Andrews Rd., Vestal. Interested participants should register in their PE gym class at school. The run will take place on Monday, October 17th at 4:30 PM. In case of rain: the run will take place on Wednesday, October 19th at the same time. This program is free. Free cider and doughnuts will be provided. Pumpkins will be awarded to top place finishers. Ribbons for all!

SANTA'S MAILBOX 2022 Mailbox Clipart 30134
Santa would love to hear from all the boys and girls in Vestal! Write your letter and Santa will send you one back. Ask him a question and he will answer it! Santa's mailbox will be located on the front porch of the Recreation Office located at 516 Front St., Vestal, from Saturday, November 19 through Saturday, December 4, 2022. Due to the large volume of mail Santa receives, he cannot accept letters after December 4th. Don't forget to write your first and last name and put your address somewhere so Santa knows where to mail his response. 


Christmas Tree Lighting &
Family Sing-A-Long 

Friday, December 2, 2022
6:30 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Santa arrives and visits with all the children!

Vestal Memorial Park Gazebo
Four Corners

Mark your calendars for Vestal's Annual Family Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long and Christmas Tree Lighting. Have fun singing with the Vestal Community Chorus. The Vestal Fire Department will be serving free hot cocoa, cider and treats. The evening will end with a special visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus at 7:00 PM. 

Vestal Father Daughter Ball - 2023 
Saturday, February 11th

registration begins in September

5:00 - 9:00 PM

Doors open at 5:00 PM for photos and dinner is served at 6:00 PM

The McKinley, 1701 North Street, Endicott

Cost:  $50.00 Vestal Adults, $35.00 Daughters
Apalachin residents : $60.00 Adults, $45.00 Daughters

Dinner:  The buffet will include Santa Fe flank steak, breaded chicken fingers, maple soy salmon, gourmet macaroni and cheese, whipped potatoes, glazed baby carrots, salad, and cookies and brownies.

Fathers and daughters, join us for a wonderful evening of dinner and dancing. All seating is assigned and tables will hold a maximum of eight. We will do our best to honor seating requests. Only complete tables of eight, that register together, are guaranteed. List all the names of the adults and children that you wish to be seated with on the registration form under "table requests". If you do not have a seating preference, leave it blank and we will seat you with another family.  All ages are welcome.  Limited tickets available. Open to Town of Vestal and Apalachin Residents only. Activity #FD-01.  

Online registration with credit card. To get started with online registration go to vestalny.myrec.com. If you prefer to pay by cash or check, fill out a registration form from the menu on the left and mail to 516 Front St, Vestal with fee to confirm your reservation.