Every Sunday in August, the City of Salem, and Greg Coles Drum and Dance, give free dance lessons in Peabody Street Park. As an added bonus the AMAZING kids from Cultura Latina Dance Academy, hot off the heels of the Dominican Festival in Boston performed multiple traditional dance routines.
With over a dozen vehicles parked at the Salem Willows, the 2017 Touch a Truck was the biggest and most successful one yet! Kids of all ages had the opportunity to explore and interact with a wide range of vehicles. Touch a Truck is part of Salem Heritage Days
Over the summer Creative Salem partnered with the City of Salem, Salem Parks and Recreation and Retonica Event Lighting to host a series of “pop up” drive ins on the old Coast Guard Hangar at Winter Island in Salem MA. Here are a few highlights of the final August event in which we showed Raiders of the Lost Ark!
Once a year, at the beginning of the Salem Haunted Happenings Celebrations Mayor Kimberly Driscoll joins hundreds of little revelers in costume for Mayor’s Night Out. Dozens of local businesses offer special discounts and offers to residents and hand out treats for the little ones!
I’m excited to be joined in that effort by my colleagues in local government, particularly those being sworn into office for their first term. I want to offer my best wishes and thanks to ALL of you. If you’re doing this kind of work, it’s because you love where you live and I feel grateful [….]