Things to Do In Saline This Weekend: Fish Fry, Alice in Wonderland Jr., Earth Day 5K and More

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 04/12/2019 - 01:36

Sure, the last two days have been a bit dreary. But we've turned a corner. Spring is here!

Having said that, the forecast calls for a rainy, windy Friday (with a high of 62!). But Saturday looks OK, right? Partly cloudy and 58! Sunday might be a good day to find indoor activities - it's going to be rainy with high of just 46, according to Weather.com. 

But let's not get bogged down in the weather. There are many great things to do this weekend in the Saline area. Here's what we plucked from our calendar. And remember - you can add your events to our calendar for free! Just click here to register and fill out the form.

Friday Fish Fry

What:  The Knights of Columbus host their Lenten fish fry.
When:   4 to 7 p.m., Friday,
Where:  St. Andrew's Church, 910 Austin, Saline
Why: Great food. Beer battered fried cod or baked tilapia. And don't forget all the homemade desserts!
Cost:   $10 adults, $9 seniors. $6 children 6-12, free for children under 6.

Alice in Wonderland Jr.

What:  Center Stage Productions presents Alice in Wonderland Jr.
When:   7 p.m., Friday and 2 p.m., Saturday.
Where:  Saline Middle School.
Why:   Fun and upbeat musical featuring updated songs from the Disney animated motion picture.
Cost:   Not available.

Saline Indoor Farmers Market

What:  The weekly farmers market is still indoors.
When:   9 a.m. to noon, Saturday.
Where:  Liberty School, 7265 Saline-Ann Arbor Road
Why:   Fresh food, baked goods, hand-crafted items and other locally-produced goods.
Cost:   Free admission.

Earth Day 5K

What:  Pittsfield Parks and Rec hosts an Earth Day 5K
When:   11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday
Where:  Lillie Park South, 4365 Platt Road
Why:   Celebrate Mother Earth at the township's first Earth Day Family 5K.
Cost:   NA

Saline River Work Party

What:  Join the Friends of the Saline River in cleaning the river.
When:   Meet at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Where:  Curtiss Park, in Saline.
Why:   Help the Friends clear a path on the Saline River, from Saline to Milan. Before the work begins, you'll learn about safety, the clear-and-open method, property laws, equipment, river locations and more. The friends want to make the river navigable by canoe and kayak. Register here for other work dates: https://goo.gl/7vSqAm
Cost:   Free. And thanks for your help.

Learn about Lucretia Gillett, Saline's Photographer

What:  Saline Area Historical Society Educational Program on Lucretia Gillett.
When:   2 p.m., Sunday
Where:  Saline District Library
Why:   Bill Christen presents on Lucretia Gillett, who was one of Saline's most well known photographers in the 1800s, at a time when the profession as dominated by men.
Cost:   Free.

 

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