Special Events

Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Basket Contest
Saturday, April 12
Basket Judging:  9:30 am
Easter Egg Hunt:  10:00 am
W.J. Freeman Park, 2629 Bartlett Blvd.

Don't miss the annual Bartlett Parks and Recreation Children's Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Basket Decorating Contest.  The festivities will take place on Saturday, April 12, 2014, starting with the basket judging at 9:30 a.m.  Baskets will be judged on Creativity, originality and visual appeal in the following age categories:  3 and under, 4 and 5; 6 and 7; 8 to 10.  The egg hunt, for children 10 and under will begin at 10:00 am  The hunt will feature lots of candy and plenty of special golden eggs that win bigger prizes.  The Easter Bunny has once again promised to come and start the hunt and stick around to have his picture made with all the children.  The Parks Department will also have some additional activities including the Moonwalk, face painting, and crafts.


Pet Show
Saturday, May 3, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
W.J. Freeman Park, 2620 Bartlett Blvd
Come show off your pet at the Bartlett Parks and Recreation Pet Show taking place Saturday, 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.  The costume contest will begin at 10:00 am for any animals who wish to dress up, followed by the regular competition where 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies will be awarded.  This year's show will feature special awards recognizing each animal's special, individual features.  There will also be an area vet doing micro chipping plus all adoptions will be half price on that day.