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Hampshire County Parks and Recreation is requesting bids for interior painting and for completing the finish work at the new Conference Center at Hampshire Park, which is located at 121 Hampshire Park Lane on South Branch River Road, approximately 3 miles west of Romney, WV. Bidders are requ…

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Hampshire County Parks and Recreation concluded its 8th annual Christmas Festival of Lights at Afton and Pauline Malick Central Hampshire Park on Sat., Jan. 2, and the response was terrific. 

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As we head down the home stretch of the Christmas Festival of Lights, response continues to be terrific. We’ve had over 6,500 cars pass through Afton and Pauline Malick Central Hampshire Park to see the displays. If you haven’t been there, or if you’d like one last look before the lights go …

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On Monday, Jan. 4, HCP&R will begin taking pavilion and park reservations for the 2021 season. The rental season extends from April 15 through October 15. 

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Our 8th annual Christmas Festival of Lights kicked off with the Lighting Ceremony, which was held last Saturday, Nov. 28, at the amphitheater at Afton and Pauline Malick Central Hampshire Park in Augusta. We had one of the biggest turnouts ever, and everyone seemed to have a festive time eat…

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Our 8th annual Christmas Festival of Lights will kick off with the Lighting Ceremony, which will be held this Saturday, November 28, at 5 p.m. at the amphitheater at Afton and Pauline Malick Central Hampshire Park in Augusta. The Festival will run through January 1 and will be open daily fro…

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Our 8th annual Christmas Festival of Lights will kick off with the Lighting Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 28, at 5 p.m. at the amphitheater at Afton and Pauline Malick Central Hampshire Park in Augusta. The Festival will run through Jan. 1 and will be open daily from 5:30 p.…

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Hampshire County Parks and Recreation will sponsor 2 youth basketball leagues for the coming winter. Biddy Buddy is for all boys and girls in grades 2 through 4 and the Intermediate Basketball League (IBL) is for all boys and girls in grades 5 through 8. Notice that we have expanded Biddy Bu…

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Registrations are now being accepted for the Hampshire Mat Club, a youth wrestling organization supported by Hampshire County Parks and Recreation for boys and girls ages 4 through 15. The HMC teaches folkstyle wrestling, which is the same format used in high school and college wrestling. Wr…

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Our eighth annual Christmas Festival of Lights will kick off with the Lighting Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, November 28, at 5 p.m. at the amphitheater at Afton and Pauline Malick Central Hampshire Park in Augusta. The Festival will run through January 1 and will be open daily fr…

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Hampshire County Parks and Recreation is requesting bids for installing the insulation and for installing the drop ceiling in the main dining hall at the new Conference Center at Hampshire Park, which is located at 121 Hampshire Park Lane on South Branch River Road, approximately three miles…

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The Gary Crane Cup Final Round will be held at Capon Springs Resort this Tuesday, October 6. The festivities will begin at 12:30 with lunch in the main dining room, with the first tee times slated to start at 1:00. The cost for lunch and golf is just $25. We will award the 2020 Crane Cup to …

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Our 7th annual Bicycle Fun Ride will be held this Saturday, Sept. 26, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The ride will cover the 10-mile stretch from Capon Bridge to Yellow Spring along Cacapon River Road. We will start and end at the Old Capon Bridge Middle School. Drinks and snacks will be provided f…

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Hampshire County Parks and Recreation is requesting bids for installing and finishing the drywall and for installing the HVAC system at the new Conference Center at Hampshire Park, which is located at 121 Hampshire Park Lane on South Branch River Road, approximately 3 miles west of Romney, W…

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Hampshire County Parks and Recreation is requesting bids for installing and finishing the drywall and for installing the HVAC system at the new Conference Center at Hampshire Park, which is located at 121 Hampshire Park Lane on South Branch River Road, approximately 3 miles west of Romney, W. Va. 

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The Hampshire County Youth Soccer League is the winner of our 1st HCP&R Facebook Contest and will receive a $500 donation from HCP&R. The 2nd contest is now open and will run through this Sunday, Sept. 6. For the next 2 weeks, Hampshire County Parks and Recreation will be donating $5…

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The 3rd qualifier for the Gary Crane Cup will be held on Thurs., Aug. 13, at the Raven Golf Course at Snowshoe Mountain. Note that this outing is on Thursday, not Tuesday as they are normally held because the Raven Course is only open Thursday through Sunday this summer. The cost for 18 hole…

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Per the Governor’s order, 1 of the guidelines for our parks has changed. Groups are now limited to 25 people at outdoor gatherings, so those using our parks and/or renting our pavilions will need to stick to that directive until further notice. The remainder of the guidelines for using our p…

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Work is steadily progressing on the new Conference Center at Hampshire Park. We gathered bids for the plumbing and electrical work last week, and those bids will be opened at the HCP&R Board meeting this Wed., July 15, at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Old Capon Bridge Middle School. Once co…

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The 2nd qualifier for the Gary Crane Cup will be held this Thursday, July 9, at The Pines Course in Morgantown. Note that this outing is on Thursday, not Tuesday as they are normally held, because Thursday was the day the course had enough room to accommodate our outing. The cost for 18 hole…

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We had 20 golfers for our first qualifier for the 2020 Gary Crane Cup last week at Highlands Golf in Franklin. 

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At last week’s meeting, the HCP&R Board presented guidelines for opening the parks in Hampshire County. The guidelines are as follows:

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The first qualifier for the 2020 Gary Crane Cup will be held this Tuesday, June 16, at the Highlands Golf Course at Fisher Mountain in Franklin. The cost for 18 holes of golf with a cart and a free sleeve of balls is just $25, and the first tee times will begin at 1:00 pm.

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The first qualifier for the 2020 Gary Crane Cup will be held on Tuesday, June 16, at the Highlands Golf Course at Fisher Mountain in Franklin. The cost for 18 holes of golf with a cart is just $25, and the first tee times will begin at 1:00 pm.

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More and more of our state is starting to open up as the numbers of infections, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to decline. The Hampshire County Parks and Recreation Board will hold its monthly meeting this Thursday night, May 21, and we should be able to make some announcements about …

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