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Saturday, 2019 Aug 17th

Saline Parks and Recreation hosted their final Movie in the Park and Family Camp-out of the summer Friday at Mill Pond Park.

Local families took advantage of beautiful weather. From the grassy hill by the entrance of the park, well over a 100 people watched The Greatest Showman on the inflatable screen.

Recreation

Saline cross country runners put their summer training to the test at the annual three-mile time trial Friday afternoon.

Junior Emmett Berryhill was the fastest Hornet, finishing in 15:30 – more than a minute faster than his time last year.

Sports

Friday, 2019 Aug 16th

A big Thank You goes out to all who supported our annual Donation Sale last Saturday!  We received so many donations of fabric, kits, craft supplies and books, that we had to rent tables to hold it all!  By the end of the day we had received $5470 that was given to the Saline Area Social Services to help kids buy new shoes and clothes for school.  There was enough left over to go toward the Scholarship Fund that gives the kids the chance to join after school activities such as music and sports.  The beautiful Crazy Quilt brought in another $800 that also went to the Scho

Saturday Aug 17th is art day at the Farmers Market! Stop by and check out Dandylion Design and try out her pottery wheel! There will also be a drawing class with local Artist Keith McGuire (8-10:30a) and Free face painting from Creation Highway LLC! This is event isn’t just for kids, but adults too!

 

•Shoreline Wild Salmon- is returning for the season, find them on the 3rd Saturday’s of the month with fresh caught Alaskan Salmon

 

Downtown Saline

Thursday, 2019 Aug 15th

Thursday evening's Saline Athletics Pep Rally, scheduled for 6 p.m. at Henne Field, has been cancelled due to weather. 

This is the second straight year the event has been scratched due to the weather.

Schools

The administrative leadership of Saline Area School district will remain with Scot Graden's hand at the wheel after a unanimous Board of Education vote to keep him aboard until June 30, 2024.

Schools

Saline Main Street is gearing up for Saline Oktoberfest and and local businesses are selling the official Oktoberfest steins! Donate $20 to get your official Saline Main Street beer stein with a wooden token good to exchange for one beer ticket.

Your Oktoberfest 2019 beer stein also entitles you to be one of the first to sample the Golden Keg on Friday, Sept 20 Opening Ceremony at 6:30 p.m.

Beer steins will only be available at the following merchants ahead of Oktoberfest --

Downtown Saline

Wednesday, 2019 Aug 14th

If Stephen Kerr could have been chosen to be remembered by anything, it likely would have been by the lives he touched and the minds he inspired in the classroom as an art teacher and third-grade classroom teacher for 31 years.

Schools

The Knights of Columbus is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for Saline Area Social Service, the agency that provides a food pantry and other services for residents with lower incomes.

The shot gun start of a four-person scramble  at 1 p.m. will start the event. The $80 per person price includes a golf cart, two drink tickets and a steak dinner following the event.

All proceeds will be donated to Saline Area Social Service

Community

Brewed Awakenings Cafe, located at 7025 E. Michigan Ave., invites people to meet three local authors of children's books at an event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 23.

Stop in to meet the authors and see their books. There will also be a place for kids to color, hear a story and make a walking stick.

The featured guests are Jodi McMaster, author of Circus Vowels, Cindy Sommerfeld, author of Speech Sound Stories, and Kim Huhn, author of Herman Takes a Walk.

 

Arts & Entertainment

Saline Community Church hosts a party in the park at Canterbury Park, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17.

The free event includes:

  • A food truck
  • Snow cones
  • Inflatable jousting
  • A bounce house
  • An obstacle course,
  • A 19-foot inflatable slide
  • A gaga pit and more

The church hosts Church in the Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18. People should bring a lawn chair. Lunch, from Smokehouse 52, will be served after the service.

Faith

In partnership with C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, the Saline Police Department will host the last of its fourth car seat safety check events from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday.. You must call 734-763-2251 to set up an appointment for the event and the child/children must be present to ensure proper fit. In some instances, replacement car seats may be available. You do not have to be a resident of Saline to participate.

Police & Fire

The weekly farmers market in downtown Saline has an artistic flair Saturday.

Dandylion Design will bring its pottery wheel and allow people to take home pottery crafts from 8 a.m. to noon. Keith McGuire offcers a drawing class from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The farmers market is from 8 a.m. to noon.

Downtown Saline

On Thursday, August 15, the Washtenaw County Road Commission  will close the following roads in Lodi Township for preventative maintenance: 

Government

More than 180 people ran and walked in the Summerfest 5K in Saline Saturday. The annual event raised funds for the Saline High School cross country program.

The run drew members of the cross country teams, alumni and family, and running enthusiasts.

The fastest over the line was Plymouth's Michael Lombardi, who ran the course in 16:15.

He was followed in by Saline High School students Joseph Fedoronko (16:25), Chris Van Dyke (16:26) and John Speers (16:28). Troy's Meghan Monaghan was the first female over the finish line, finishing in 18:06.2. 

Sports

Reinhart Realtors continued its support for Saline Area Social Service (SASS) this summer by hosting its 2nd Annual Golf Outing at Brookside Golf Course, raising over $16,000 in community donations.  Included in the total donations raised, The Reinhart Charitable Foundation pledged a $5,000 match donation and Platinum Event Sponsors, The Whitener Family Giving Fund and Briarwood Ford generously donated $5,000.

Community

The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic are set to play Salty Summer Sounds in the heart of Downtown Saline for the fourth year in a row this Thursday, August 15th starting at 7pm. 

 

Downtown Saline

Tuesday, 2019 Aug 13th

Practice has begun for the 2019 Saline football program.

Sports

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