The Allentown Public Library has a lot of fun summer activities to participate in.
An outdoor family story time is held 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. every Monday. Bring a blanket and enjoy.
“Build with a Bear” 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday allows participants to enjoy a building challenge with Library Bear.
“Build a Better Story Day” is where participants can learn techniques to improve storytelling talents 6 to 7:15 p.m. every Wednesday.
If your child loves to read, summer library hours will be available for students of the Salisbury Township School District. All hours are at Salisbury Middle School 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the following dates: June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26 and Aug. 2.
The last days of school are here!
Graduation will be held 6 p.m. June 7 at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St. Allentown. Entrance is by ticket only.
The last two days are early dismissals with the following schedule. On June 9, the high school and middle school dismiss 12:15 p.m. and the elementary schools dismiss 1 p.m. For the last day of the school year, June 12, the high school and middle school dismiss 10:30 a.m. and the elementary schools let out the kiddos 1:15 p.m. Let the summer begin!
The 2017 graduating class of Salisbury High School will hold commencement exercises 6 p.m. June 7 at Miller Symphony Hall. Admission is by ticket only. Congratulations graduates!
All Salisbury Township schools will be closed May 25, 26 and 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
Western Salisbury Elementary School students will be releasing the butterflies that have been growing and emerging from their cocoons the afternoon of June 2.
Salisbury Middle School chorus and band will perform their spring concert 7 p.m. May 11 in the middle school cafeteria.
May 12 will be a 1 p.m. dismissal for both Harry S Truman and Western Salisbury elementary schools. The middle and high schools dismiss at regular time.
The senior prom will be held at the Bethlehem SteelStacks this year 6 p.m. May 13.
The Salisbury Township School District art show will be held 5 to 8 p.m. May 10 at the high school. Art projects from students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be displayed in the gym. You will be amazed at the talented students we have in Salisbury.
The math section of the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing will be administered April 25, 26 and 27 to Salisbury students in grades three to eight. The science section will be administered May 2 and 3 to students in fourth grade only.
Rain, rain, go away, come again another day!
I know spring is known for rain, but with the late snowstorm and now all this rain, spring sports are getting hit hard. Practices are being canceled or forced indoors and games and meets are being postponed. Come on sunshine, I am ready to watch some baseball!
The Salisbury Recreation Advisory Committee will host a community Easter Egg Hunt for Salisbury residents ages three to 10. The hunt begins 10 a.m. April 8 at Lindberg Park. The event is weather permitting. Pre-registration is required by April 5. The form can be found on the Salisbury Township website.
The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing in English/Language Arts will begin April 4 for students in grades three to eight at Western Salisbury Elementary School and Salisbury Middle School. Encourage your students to do their best.
Last night, I went to see the Salisbury High School Theatre production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” What a delight! It is so evident how much work these students put into the shows. They sing, they dance and they know their lines. I applaud them; good job guys!
Salisbury Theatre will present the musical, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” 7 p.m. March 9, 10, 11 and 3 p.m. March 12 at Salisbury High School. For ticket information, contact Cherie Pennella at 610-797-4107, ext. 2508.