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Salem Bicentennial Heritage Day event!

First Selectman Kevin Lyden, Robert Lecce as the Town Crier, and members of the CT Valley Field Music Fife and Drum Corps

Photo by Mandie Lee Photography

UPCOMING BICENTENNIAL EVENTS
ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
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Salem Medallion Project:

Find Your Footprint!

Recreation Commission

Get out and into the woods and search for one of 30 handmade Salem Medallions, created by The Red House, hidden along five of Salem's trails.

Wednesday, August 7, 6pm
Magic Show with Mr. Magic
Salem Free Public Library

Come join us for a fun, family event as we close the 2019 Summer Reading Program. Salem Valley Farms Ice Cream will be served at the end of the program. Don't forget to turn in your reading logs!

Limit 40 attendees.

Thursday, August 8,
10am - 12pm
Salem Library Knitters
Salem Free Public Library
Reading Area

Drop in and join the Salem Library Knitters every Thursday morning in the Reading Area to work on your own projects or to contribute to the annual knitted goods sale to benefit The Friends of the Salem Library.

Coffee & Treats are served.

Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories

Salem Free Public Library

Fun workshops and presentations, centered around the this year's theme, will be offered from July 3 to August for preschool ages through high school.

Wednesday, August 7, 6pm
Magic Show with Mr. Magic
Salem Free Public Library

Come join us for a fun, family event as we close the 2019 Summer Reading Program. Salem Valley Farms Ice Cream will be served at the end of the program. Don't forget to turn in your reading logs!

Limit 40 attendees.

Thursday, August 8,
10am - 12pm
Salem Library Knitters
Salem Free Public Library
Reading Area

Drop in and join the Salem Library Knitters every Thursday morning in the Reading Area to work on your own projects or to contribute to the annual knitted goods sale to benefit The Friends of the Salem Library.

Coffee & Treats are served.

Salem Library Knitters

Thursdays, 10am to 12pm

Salem Free Public Library

Drop in and work on your own project(s) and/or contribute to the annual knitted goods sale at the end of the year to benefit the Friends of the Salem Library.

Wednesday, August 7, 6pm
Magic Show with Mr. Magic
Salem Free Public Library

Come join us for a fun, family event as we close the 2019 Summer Reading Program. Salem Valley Farms Ice Cream will be served at the end of the program. Don't forget to turn in your reading logs!

Limit 40 attendees.

Thursday, August 8,
10am - 12pm
Salem Library Knitters
Salem Free Public Library
Reading Area

Drop in and join the Salem Library Knitters every Thursday morning in the Reading Area to work on your own projects or to contribute to the annual knitted goods sale to benefit The Friends of the Salem Library.

Coffee & Treats are served.

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Books in the Afternoon

Last Thursday of the month, 1 p.m.

Salem Free Public Library

Join the Library's book discussion group for Adults. New members are always welcome! Drop in or contact the Library at 860 859 1130 for more information.

Mahjongg Group

Mondays, 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.

Salem Free Public Library

Play this tile-based game, developed in China during the Qing Dynasty, in the Program Room of the Library. Sponsored by the Friends of Salem Library

Quilting Group

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10am to 4pm

2nd Wednesdays, 12 to 4 p.m.

Salem Free Public Library

Make quilts and other items to donate to area non-profits and the Salem Free Public Library's holiday sale.

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Seniors Drop-In

Tuesdays, 12 to 4 p.m.

Salem Free Public Library &

Salem Recreation Commission

Make new friends and meet up with old ones while playing such Wii sports as badminton, golf and tennis, and card and board games.

Mobile Food Pantry

First Wednesday of the month,

5 to 6 p.m.

United Way

The Mobile Food Pantry provides fresh fruits & vegetables, proteins and other healthy foods for FREE distribution to individuals & families in need in the rear parking lot of Salem School.

Boards & Commissions Regular Meetings

Town of Salem

Become an informed resident! Find out how decisions are made and what's happening in our Town by attending the Town's Boards, Commission, and Committee meetings.

BICENTENNIAL COIN

Sold by the Historical Society for $10 each, the Coin also serves as a Raffle Ticket and is available at select local venues.

BICENTENNIAL BOOKLET

Saturday, October 19, 10am

(Rain Date Sunday, October 20)

Salem Town Hall

Time Capsule Ceremony

Join the Bicentennial Committee as they bury the Time Capsule in front of Town Hall. The Time Capsule will be vacuum-sealed and won't be opened until the Town's Sestercentennial or
250th Anniversary in 2069.

Display of the

Cupola Restoration
of the Original

Salem Library

Also on display will be the restored Cupola from
the old Salem Library.

Saturday, October 26,

9am

Salem Apple Festival

Salem Town Green

Come and get your
fresh apple pie!

Apples, cider, fritters,
ice cream sundaes,
hot dogs, and coffee will
also be available.

Friends of Salem
Library Used Book Sale

Salem School

Salem
Historical Society Bicentennial
Coin Raffle

10am

Salem Town Green

Salem PTO
Basket Raffle

Salem School

Saturday, December 14, 4pm

Center School/

Town Green

Salem Recreation Annual

Tree Lighting

Join the Recreation Commission as Fred Marion plays and sings your favorite holiday tunes!

And, visit with Santa before venturing outdoors for our annual tree lighting!.

Refreshments will be served.

Bicentennial

Closing Ceremonies

The event will be followed by the closing ceremonies for Salem's Bicentennial celebration.

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