West Fargo Winter Days
January 14-22, 2015
Winter Days offers activities for all ages and it is a wonderful way to get out and beat those winter blues. Some of the highlights each year include the Silver Snowflake Search, Passport to $500, the Senior Luncheon, Snow Sculpture and Coloring contest, Book Bag Sale, Sleigh Rides and Sledding Party, HockeyFest, Chili Cookoff and Salsa Contest at the West Fargo VFW and many fun activities for youth to participate in at the West Fargo Public Library.
Hunt for one of the 5 Silver Snowflakes!
Silver Snowflake Search, clues begin on January 14th!
Each Prize Package is valued at $300 or more!
Follow the clues and rules listed at wfparks.org or at the West Fargo Park District office entrance window. All 5 snowflakes are hidden at public locations within the City of West Fargo (all above ground)! Prizes are donations from area businesses in our community.
Rules are coming soon!
Passport to $500!
Complete your West Fargo Downtown Business Passport Book to be eligible to win a $500 cash prize!
Pick up passports at participating businesses.
More details to come!
FRIDAY, JANUARY 16
Friday Morning Movie
10:30am at West Fargo Public Library
Happiness Is…Peanuts: Snow Days
West Fargo Teen Dance for Grades 6, 7, & 8
6:30-9:00pm Meet new friends, have fun and dance to your favorite music at Cheney Middle School. The West Fargo Park District will register West Fargo youth for the dance at Cheney Middle School and Liberty Middle School over the lunch hour prior to the event. Pre-registration is required. Registration fee is $5 per person.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 17
Disney Snow Buddies Movie
2:00pm at West Fargo Public Library
Friends of the Library Book Bag Sale
10:00am-4:00pm at West Fargo Public Library
SATURDAY, JANUARY 17
Join us at the West Fargo VFW for the following activities:
West Fargo’s Best
Salsa & Chili Cookoff Contest
2:30-3:30pm Registration Check In
3:30pm Judging begins
Chili Cookoff: 1st-$100 2nd-$75 3rd-$50
Salsa Contest: 1st-$75
Enter your favorite chili and/or salsa recipe in the Salsa & Chili Cook off at the West Fargo VFW Post 7564. Must be 21 or older to enter. After judging, free chili and salsa samples will be available to the public. Sign up for door prizes too!
Entry Fees: Chili Cookoff: $8 Salsa Contest $5
Minute to Win It
4:30-5:30pm Play to win fun prizes!
West Fargo VFW Dance
8:30-12:30pm with “Jacked Up”
SUNDAY, JANUARY 18
Sleigh Rides & Sledding Party
12:30-2:30pm at Rendezvous Park
Take a free sleigh ride, go sledding and enjoy hot chocolate and refreshments.
7:00-8:30pm at Veterans Memorial Arena
MONDAY, JANUARY 19
1:30-4:30pm at Scheels Arena
Enjoy a movie, open skating and carnival games hosted by the West Fargo Park District and Fargo Park District.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 20
10:15am at West Fargo Public Library
Fun winter stories for preschool age and under.
1:30pm at West Fargo Public Library
Snowmen coming to life stories, with winter a craft.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 22
West Fargo Senior Luncheon
12noon at West Fargo VFW
Free turkey dinner, music and bingo for residents of West Fargo that are 60+. Space is available for the first 200 seniors. Make your reservation by calling 433-5360.
Winter Craft Night
6:30-7:30pm at West Fargo Public Library
Make snow angels and icicles.
Submit the following contest entries to the West Fargo Park District office, 500 13th Ave W, by January 22 at 4:00pm:
Snow Sculpture Contest
Spend time outdoors and build a snow sculpture! Contestants will be judged on creativity, color and uniqueness. Send a photo of you and your sculpture to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include first and last name, address and phone number.
”Create Your Own” Coloring Contest
Color and decorate a Winter Days scene form. This contest is open to Preschoolers-3rd graders. Contest forms will be available at the park office, your school or online at wfparks.org.
Coloring Contest Form
Winter Days Sudoku
Pick up a copy of Sudoku printed in the January 14th edition of the WF Pioneer. Everyone who completes a puzzle will be eligible to win a prize. One entry per person.
Thank you to all our sponsors – Western State Bank, Hornbacher’s, Petro Serve USA, West Fargo Pioneer, West Fargo Downtown Business Association, Cloud 9, Eagle Run Crossing, Lucky’s 13, All-Stop, Sandy’s Donuts, Sooper Stop, Spitfire, RRV Fair Association, United Automotive Tech, Texas Roadhouse, Costco, Applebee’s, Paradiso, 107.9 Fox. and West Fargo VFW Post 7564.
West Fargo Winter Days Event Locations
Cheney Middle School: 825 17th Ave E
Rendezvous Park: 1055 32nd Ave W
Scheels Arena: 5225 31st Ave S, Fargo
Veterans Memorial Arena: 1201 7th Ave E
West Fargo Park District Office: 500 13th Ave W
West Fargo VFW Post 7564: 308 Sheyenne St
West Fargo Public Library: 109 3rd St E
For more information, call 433-5360.
*Winter Days Activities are subject to change.