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Saturday, 2018 Dec 01st

“Just in the Nick of Time”

Treat yourself to a holiday delight! Saline Area Players offers two more chances to see their holiday comedy “Just in the Nick of Time”: today at 3 p.m. and Sunday, December 2, also at 3 p.m. For $6 a ticket you get a family-friendly mystery, lots of laughs, and a guaranteed dose of holiday spirit. The show is suitable for all ages.

“Just in the Nick of Time” is performed at The Fifth Corner, 211 Willis Rd. in Saline. Tickets can be purchased at the door with cash or check.

Arts & Entertainment

Acoustic Routes Concerts returns to Stony Lake Brewing, 447 E. Michigan Ave. in Saline, on Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. with Cold Tone Harvest, a quartet bonded by their common interest in a musically honest sound.  Together, Andrew Sigworth (acoustic guitar/vocals) Daniel "Ozzie" Andrews (bass/bass banjo) Brian Williams (drums/banjo) and Tony Pace (dobro/lap steel/electric guitar) deliver songs that pull on the listener’s emotion with a signature raw feel.

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The theme of the 43rd Annual Saline Christmas Parade is "Let It Snow."

Unfortunately, for the thousands of people planning to participate or watch the annual parade at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, in downtown Saline, the more accurate theme might be "Rain Drops Keep Falling On My Head."

Despite the forecast for rain - the show will go on.

Community

A brilliant display of holiday lights bolted through Milan Friday evening.

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train was a sight to see for a smattering of local residents gathered along the railroad tracks off of Wabash Street south of downtown Milan Friday evening.

Community

Friday, 2018 Nov 30th

The 43 Annual Christmas Parade will begin at 5:30pm tomorrow. The parade will travel west along US-12 from N. Davenport to N. Lewis. 

Many streets, including US-12 will be shut down for the event and traffic re-directed for the duration of the parade. Plan alternative travel routes and obey all "No Parking" signs. See attached Traffic Control Order for affected streets. 

Saline Police Officers will be providing traffic control and foot patrols along the route. If you observe suspicious behavior, immediately call 911 or contact the nearest Police Officer.

Government

With the federal government footing most of the bill, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will construct a three-legged roundabout at Woodland Drive and Textile Road in 2020. Officials from the road commission visited Saline City Council at its work session meeting Nov. 19.

Government

Thursday, 2018 Nov 29th

The Saline Hornets began their 2018-19 varsity hoops season on the road with a 46 - 38 victory over the South Lyon Lions. This year’s team is young. Very young. It features just two seniors, four juniors, four sophomores and one freshman.

Sports

City of Saline and Parks and Recreation staff are pleased with recent projects to improve the Saline Rec Center. But the natatorium painting project put a dent in the Rec Center’s budget.

Government

This weekend is your last chance to rake out leaves for curbside collection in the City of Saline.  Next week, the DPW will make a final pass through the city to pick up leaves.  For questions, please contact the DPW at 429-5624. 

Government

Art Around Saline – a public art display project initiated by the City of Saline Arts & Culture Committee – expanded in September with six new pieces of art.  These were added to five artworks from the previous year. Saline Main Street, Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, and Rotary Club of Saline have contributed to the Project.

The new artworks are (with descriptions by the artists):

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Wednesday, 2018 Nov 28th

The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will be replacing the bridge over the Koch Warner Drain on Saline-Milan Road in York Township near the border with the City of Saline.
 
What will the improvement look like? 
The existing bridge, built in 1957, will be replaced with a new concrete structure. In addition, WCRC will be improving the road approaches leading up to the bridge.
 

Government

Saline youth basketball registration (grades 1st-8th, boys and girls) is OPEN!

Spots are already filling up. https://goo.gl/AqSZ1Q 

Schools
An Interactive Family Experience

Don’t miss this hands-on interactive experience for the whole family! Experience Bethlehem during the census, visit shopkeepers in the marketplace, and learn about their trades. Make special keepsakes while sampling street fare along your journey! There is a place to sit and visit with fellow travelers while eating, as well as many live animals, including camels to visit!  The evening will end with an interactive Live Nativity including music and carols.  Admission is FREE, but registration is requested.

Community

Plymouth scored two goals in eight seconds early in the third period and went on to beat Saline, 5-4, in varsity boys hockey action at the Arctic Edge Arena Saturday afternoon.

The Hornets spent the first half of the game playing catch up after Plymouth scored two goals in the opening six minutes. The Hornets took over in the second period and tied the game. But four minutes into the third period, the Wildcats scored goals eight seconds apart, sending the Hornets back into catch-up mode.

Sports

SALINE- Junior Griffin Yaklich scored 20 points to lead a surprisingly young and small Saline team to a 46-38 victory over host South Lyon in varsity basketball action.

Sports

Tuesday, 2018 Nov 27th

Calling All Creators, Makers, Artists and Art Appreciators!

The Viva Voce Youth Choir is now in its third season, and it is making a strong impact on its members as well as the surrounding community. The choir focuses on excellence in choral singing as well as service projects to connect singers to each other and to their communities.

It’s show week for Saline Area Players! Your local theater’s holiday production “Just in the Nick of Time” opens this Thursday night at 7:30 PM. There are four chances to see this show-November 29 and 30 at 7:30 PM, and December 1 and 2 at 3 PM. All shows are held at The Fifth Corner in Saline. 

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