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Feb 5 2014
From the Reno Gazette-Journal, online edition, February 4, 2014  Oxygen levels rising in Sparks Marina after fish die-off Written by Jeff DeLong Oxygen levels appear to be rising in the waters of Sparks Marina, possibly signaling the beginning of an end to a puzzling event that decimated...
Jan 29 2014
Registration is now open for the City of Sparks Spring Adult Softball League. Men and women, age 18 and older are encouraged to take part in the popular program which begins in April. There are opportunities for beginners on up to tournament players and seniors.  The...
Dec 20 2013
The temporary closure of the dog park located on the south side of the Sparks Marina Park has been extended to January 13, 2014 to complete a fencing renovation project which began on December 9. The park will reopen on January 14, 2014.   The nearly two acre...
Dec 20 2013
Registration for the City of Sparks Deep Freeze Softball League has been extended to December 28 with a few slots remaining. The 8-week season will take place on Wednesday evenings, January 8 - February 26, 2014 at the Golden Eagle Regional Park sports complex in...
Dec 11 2013
Nearly a thousand people packed into the staging areas off Pyramid Way and Victorian Avenue braving “winterful” weather to have a wonderful Christmas Parade on Saturday December 7 in downtown Sparks. The parade was a signature event of the Nevada 150 celebration, recognizing the state...
Dec 6 2013
The Alf Sorensen Community Center will be closed Saturday, December 7 due to a nearby water main break.  The facility is regularly closed on Sundays and although it is scheduled to reopen for normal hours of operation on Monday, December 9, the public is encouraged to go to sparksrec.com for...
Dec 3 2013
Participants of the City of Sparks Victorian Square Brick program, initiated in 1999, are invited to view the brick display’s new look and location on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. at the bandstand located just west of Bourbon Square Casino on the north side of Victorian Avenue. The Mayor and...
Nov 6 2013
Last year, the City of Sparks gathered over 400 toys and $500 in donations for the first city-wide toy drive with Swire Coca-Cola and Toys for Tots. You can help out this year with a new un-wrapped gift for a kid in our community. Bring your gift to the Hometowne Christmas Parade, drop it off at...
Nov 6 2013
Early registration is open through Nov. 21 for the 15th annual Scheels Turkey Trot event held in Sparks on Thanksgiving Day. Every year the race brings together walkers and runners of all ages and abilities for a healthy kick off to a holiday filled with eating. The start and finish line will be...
Oct 17 2013
Registration closes November 4 for the City of Sparks 30th annual Youth Basketball League sponsored by the Reno Bighorns. The league is open to both boys and girls in 3rd through 6th grade. The program emphasizes sportsmanship, skill development and fun for all levels of players....

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