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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by REBECCA FOEhrkolb Special to The Press in Columns

‘Twelfth Night’ opens Nov. 10 to 13 at Salisbury High School

The theater department of Salisbury High School is ready to perform its fall production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Show times are 7 p.m. Nov. 10, 11, 12 and 3 p.m. Nov. 13. If none of those times are good for you, attend the final dress rehearsal 7 p.m. Nov. 9.

The Bruce Uhl basketball camp for Salisbury Township boys in grades four to seven will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 13 in the high school gym. This camp is run by the varsity basketball coaches and players. Pre-registration is encouraged with the form available on both elementary school and middle school websites.

The fifth grade students at Western Salisbury Elementary are inviting their parents/guardians to lunch Nov. 15. Fifth grade lunch begins 12:45 p.m. and parents and guardians are asked to be prompt.

More early dismissal days are ahead for Salisbury Township district schools. Nov. 17 is a 1 p.m. dismissal for elementary students only. Nov. 18, 21, 22 and 23 are early dismissals for all schools. High school and middle school will dismiss 12:15 p.m. and both elementary schools 1 p.m. All schools are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Nov. 24, 25 and 28.

A school board meeting is scheduled 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the administration building.

The second annual Salisbury Township School District community breakfast for residents, employees and school district alumni will be held 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 19 at SHS, 500 E. Montgomery St.

Inaugural Alumni Wall of Honor Recipients will also be recognized at the breakfast. There is no charge for the event; however, a reservation is required by Nov. 15 so RSVP by calling 610-797-2062, ext. 1000.

Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church will hold its Thanksgiving-themed community breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. Nov. 12. A donation is suggested. All proceeds benefit the Jubilee Breakfast Ministry in Allentown.

Also at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, the Moravian College Choir will perform a concert 3 p.m. Nov. 13.

The Devonshire drop-off center is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 15 and 19. The days of operation are the first and third Tuesday and Saturday of the month.

SHS Key Club is selling fresh fruit in 10- and 20-pound boxes of oranges, tangelos, grapefruits or an orange/grapefruit mix. Orders are due to the school by Nov. 11.

Salisbury Middle School is holding a canned food drive. Items needed include canned fruits and vegetables, canned soups and pastas, dry pastas and rice, boxed/packaged flavored rices/pastas, dry cereal including oatmeal, and cream of wheat, granola, cereal bars, canned/boxed juices and dry pancake mixes and syrups.

Salisbury High School student government is also holding a food drive. Food will be delivered to the food bank Nov. 11.

A designer purse and Longaberger Basket bingo sponsored by the Salisbury Twirlers will be held Nov. 13 at Salisbury Middle School. Doors open noon; bingo starts 1 p.m. Extra game cards, specials, basket raffles, refreshments and door prizes will be available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Michele Byrne at 610-657-2567 or email

“Sometimes a girl’s gotta have some chocolate!” Carrie Underwood