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2017 #SalemOR Movies in the Park

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Most Saturdays in July and August – after it starts getting dark

At the Salem Riverfront Park Amphitheater

Salem Movies in the Park Current Season

ECOFEST – Part for the Planet in #SalemOR – Sat., June 17th

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EcoFest is a family-friendly, educational outdoor festival hosted by the Straub Environmental Center in partnership with the City of Salem slated for June 17, 2017 at Riverfront Park.

EcoFest will feature:

  • a showcase of businesses offering earth-friendly products and services;
  • hands-on educational displays and activities provided by local non-profit organizations;
  • nature walks;
  • a “Green Energy Area” highlighting renewable energy and alternative-fueled cars;
  • a rock climbing wall and obstacle relay course for kids;
  • yoga classes;
  • music;
  • educational performances;
  • local food carts; and,
  • craft beers and wine!

more information…

21st Annual Riverfront Park Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in #SalemOR

The 21st Annual Riverfront Park Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, December 2, 2016 at 6:30 PM

Riverfront Park
200 Water ST NE

  • The Holiday Ringers, handbell performers, will provide music starting at 6 PM
  • Free hot cocoa and cookies will be provided by Roth’s Fresh Markets
  • One Thousand Soles and Straub Environmental Center are osting activity tents.
  • Grant community School Choir will perform and Mayor-elect Chuck Bennett will lead the tree Lighting Ceremony beginning at 6:30 PM.
  • Santa will arrive to help light the Holiday Tree with assistance from the Salem Fire Department. An attending child’s name will be drawn from the raffle to light the Holiday Tree.
  • Live reindeer will be in attendance!

Entry is Free!

sponsored by Comcast and the City of Salem

Repost: 2016 Music in the Park – #MonmouthOR – Wednesday, August 10th

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Free concert in West #SalemOR on Thursday nights

Enjoy a summer evening of music in the West Salem Park

Salem Big Band

August 11th, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

West Salem Park on Rosemont Avenue NW

The FREE concert will be held at the West Salem Park on Rosemont Avenue NW, just behind the West Salem Safeway Store at the corner of Rosemont Avenue NW and Plaza Street NW. The concert is from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

The WEST SALEM LIONS CLUB produces these FREE Thursday evening concerts. The West Salem Lions Club operates a concession stand that supports the concerts. Concertgoers are also welcome to bring their picnic basket. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED IN THE PARK!!

Don’t forget your sweater, chairs, and blanket!

The Concerts are sponsored by local businesses. The Title Sponsor is SALEM ELECTRIC. Other sponsors include: Bliss Sequoia/Huggins Insurance, Evolution Pervious Paving Resources, Les Schwab West Salem, Valley Recycling & Disposal Inc, Walery’s Premium Pizza, Kettle Foods, Super Vinyl Signs, ACE Hardware West Salem, Safe Stor West Salem, Copy Cats West Salem, Columbia Bank West Salem, Safeway West Salem, Dr. Gregory Dilger DDS, KBZY, and CCTV.

The lineup for the free concert series is:
July 7th – The High Street Band
July 14th – The Ivie Meziere Band
July 21st – The Gail Gage Jazz Band
July 28th – JT and the Tourists
August 4th – Saddle Boyz
August 11th – Salem Big Band

https://www.facebook.com/events/876421025822996/?active_tab=highlights

River Currents Lecture Series in #SalemOR – August 9th

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Tuesday, August 9
7 PM

Location: Riverfront Park, Peter Courtney Minto Island Pedestrian Bridge

The Willamette River may be nature’s greatest gift to Salem – and Oregon.

Rick Bastasch, who worked for many years on Willamette River issues, will describe how the river came to be, how it has nurtured both wild and human communities, its place in our history, and what the future may hold for the Willamette and its people.

A new weekly series of presentations will be held this summer at Riverfront Park, overlooking the construction site of the Peter Courtney Minto Island Pedestrian Bridge.

Topics for the series, River Currents, will include information about the local environment, nature, wildlife, history, culture, and recreation.

For additional information regarding the series or Salem parks, contact Parks Operations at 503-588-6336 or SalemParks@cityofsalem.net.

This lecture series is presented by City of Salem Parks Operations and Salem Environmental Education LLC.

http://cityofsalem.net/rivercurrents

 

Lecture Series: RIVER CURRENTS “Life in the Willamette River” in #SalemOR – This Evening!

 River Currents: Riverfront Park Summer Lecture Series

“Chasing Shadows”

Tuesday, August 2 starting at 7:00 PM

Revitalizing the Art of the Willamette Valley and the Columbia River People

A new weekly series of presentations will be held this summer at Riverfront Park, overlooking the construction site of the Peter Courtney Minto Island Pedestrian Bridge.

Topics for the series, River Currents, will include information about the local environment, nature, wildlife, history, culture, and recreation.

For additional information regarding the series or Salem parks, contact Parks Operations at 503-588-6336 or SalemParks@cityofsalem.net.

This lecture series is presented by City of Salem Parks Operations and Salem Environmental Education LLC.

http://cityofsalem.net/rivercurrents