Salisbury NB

2018 Community Days Schedule

 

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Thursday, August 16th

10am-2pm

Seniors Day@ Salisbury Legion - Open to all seniors. Soup, sandwiches & cake, games, and fun. (FREE)

2-3:30pm

Life-Size Candyland @ Salisbury Public Library - Children, teens, parents & caregivers can race through the Peppermint Forest and Gumdrop Mountains while enjoying delicious treats on your way to the Candy Castle. Come dressed up as your favourite Candyland character. Costumes are optional, but awesome! This event will take place in the park behind the Library if weather permits. (FREE)

4-6:30pm 

Abandoned Cat Rescue SPAYghetti Dinner @ Salisbury Lions Club (63 Peter Street) - Spaghetti with homemade meat sauce (vegetarian and alfredo available), crispy caesar salad, fresh roll, homemade dessert, and beverage (tea, coffee, or fruit punch). There will also be a craft & bake sale table, silent auction, and 50/50 draw. ($12-Adults/$6-Age 12 and under) Take-out available. All proceeds for the Abandoned Cat Rescue. For more information or for ticket reservations, please call 215-0059 or 871-5674.

6:30pm

Escape Room * @ Salisbury Village Office/upstairs (56 Douglas Street) - Phone the Village Office at 372-3230 to book spots for groups of 4-5. Limited spots available. Solve all of the clues in time and you will earn your freedom! (FREE)

8:30pm

Movie Night at Highland Park, featuring 'Jumanji' - Movie will begin at dusk (around 8:30). Snacks and drinks will be available! Bring chairs or blankets to get comfortable! Parks & Leisure Department would like to thank this year's sponsor, CIBC! (FREE)

Friday, August 17th

9am-2pm

Enter Exhibits - Salisbury Community Days Exhibit Show * @ Fire Hall - Who has the cutest pet photo? Who has the best flowers? Who is the better cook? Who is more crafty? There is a category for everyone and children’s and seniors' sections. Pick up your entry form at the Village Office. (Exhibition Show Booklet) Something for everyone. (No entry fee)

10am-2pm 

Kids & Family Day @ Highland Park (NEW LOCATION) - BBQ, games, & fun (FREE). There will be water games, so come prepared to get wet! For information call 372-5873. This is a joint effort of the Boys and Girls Club of Salisbury and the Lions Club.

12pm

Deadline for Colouring Contest * @ Village Office - Pick up a colouring contest picture at the Village Office or print off your own. Two categories, one for children (0-13) and one for adults. (Don't forget to place your name and contact number on the back) Submissions must be received prior to 12pm. All entries will be displayed and prizes will be presented on Sunday during the BBQ.

1pm

Pickleball Demonstration * - Come learn how to play Pickleball on our outdoor courts next to the school, across from the Parks & Leisure Building. No equipment needed! For more information, call Parks & Leisure at 372-3280. (FREE)

2pm

Deadline for Poster Contest *@ Fire Hall - Make a poster with this year's theme. You can draw, paint, or use pictures from a magazine. Posters should be no smaller than 8.5"x11" and no larger than a poster board. Be sure to drop off your poster at the Exhibit Hall before 2pm for judging. Entries will be displayed at the Exhibit Show. 

5-8pm   

Open Exhibits * @ Fire Hall - Come see who won! (FREE)   

6-6:30pm

Enter Chili Challenge * - Who will earn the bragging rights for the best chili in the coming year? No entry fee. Rules available at the Village Office. This is a joint effort of the Salisbury Community Days Committee and Salisbury St. John Ambulance.

6:30-7:00pm 

Chili Challenge Judging * - Come test the chili and see if your pick is the pick of the judges! (FREE)

6-8pm

FOOD FRIDAY * - Enjoy a variety of pub-style food options! Special thanks to the Parks & Leisure Department.

7-8pm 

Lawn Tractor Races * - Come put your mower to the test and see whose lawn tractor is best! Rules and regulations are available at the Village Office. Please call or visit at the Village Office to register. (No registration fee)

7:30-9pm

Musical Entertainment * by HONE THE CRAFT (FREE)

Saturday, August 18th

7-10am

Lions Pancake Breakfast @ Lions Club - All you can eat pancakes and sausages. Come get fuelled up for the day’s events. ($8-adults, $3-children 6-10, free-preschool)

8am-12pm

Village-Wide Yard Sales - We encourage anyone holding a yard sale to contact us prior to Friday, August 17th with your information so we can create a village-wide yard sale map to be made available at the Village Office by Friday evening and right here.  

10am-4pm

Allen Wilson Memorial Basketball Tournament * @ Douglas Street Basketball Court - For more information contact Tristen Geldart at 961-0602.

10am-4pm
CANCELLED 

Lego Sam’s Lego Train Show * Upstairs at the Village Office - Come see Lego Sam’s Lego Train Show. (FREE) Lego sets will be available for purchase. If you would like to display a Lego model that you have built, please bring it to Sam at the Village Office on Friday from 11am-3pm to be put on display on Saturday. 

11am

Parade line-up @ Salisbury Elementary School parking lot - All entries wishing to be judged must register and be lined up before 11am.

12pm

Parade (Regular Parade Route) -  Please note, for safety reasons, through-traffic on Main Street and River Road will be stopped for the length of the parade. (Rain or Shine) - Parade Ooganizers request that candy NOT be thrown from floats in order to avoid possible injury to children that are gathering goodies. Individuals may walk beside the float and hand out treats. The committee encourages musical entrants. All rules for motorized vehicles should be abided by. There will be no tolerance for reckless driving.

 

(Directly After Parade) Dance Demo * - Come see what Maddi’s Dance Class has learned this summer!

1-4pm 

Market & Food Court * - Local businesses, groups, organizations, or individuals are welcome to run their own stands to sell their products (baking, crafts, vegetables, BBQ...). Limited space available, so please contact the Village Office to book your spot. (FREE)

 

Wagon Rides *- With thanks to the Parks & Leisure Department (FREE)

 

Face Painting * (FREE)  

 

Fun Inflatables * (FREE) 

1-4pm

Party Pets * - "We Bring Our Little Zoo to You!!" Educational and entertaining animal presentations.   (presentations are FREE; photo sessions are $2)

2-6pm

Free Swim@ Salisbury Lions Pool - Join us for free swim. Everyone Welcome!

4:30-6:30pm

Lobster Roll Supper @ Lions Club – Lobster roll, potato salad, coleslaw, and strawberry shortcake. $15. Advance ticket sales, limited tickets at door. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Parks & Leisure Department at 372-3280.  All money raised will go towards the Highland Park Revitalization Project. 

7pm

Casino Night @ Legion/upstairs. (No charge for admission)

Sunday, August 19th

11am 

Community Walk@ Highland Park - Come out and get some exercise at our Community walk beginning at the gazebo! Pick your distance - 1-3 km. (FREE)

noon

Picnic & BBQ @ Highland Park (NEW LOCATION) - Also enjoy outdoor games! (FREE) (Rain location: Village Office)

2-6pm 

Free Swim @ Salisbury Lions Pool - Join us for a free swim. Everyone welcome!

3pm

Grady's Idolsinging competition @ Grady's Pub - 1st prize is $100; 2nd $50! Register in advance by calling 372-8097.
   

***********   PLEASE NOTE   *********** 

All events followed by * will take place near the Salisbury Municipal Building, 56 Douglas Street.  THERE WILL BE NO PARKING/NO THROUGH TRAFFIC ON DOUGLAS ST. FROM 1PM-5PM.  Saturday afternoon’s event schedule is based upon the parade finishing at 1pm.  Because of this, times are subject to change according to the length of the parade. 

2019 Community Days Schedule

     

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 Wednesday, Aug. 14th, 10-11:30 am **** Special kickoff event: Active Seniors@ Highland Park ****

Join Parks & Leisure staff and volunteers for some summer games and perhaps a stroll around the park and/or wetland trail. Snacks, a refreshing beverage, and a cool treat can be enjoyed by all. There will be limited chairs and shade. If you’d like to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas, our staff will be more than happy to help carry them to and from the parking area. In case of rain the event will be cancelled. Please follow Facebook for updates. Register by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 372-3280 by 4:30pm Aug. 9th.

 

Thursday, August 15th

10am-2pm

Seniors Day@ Salisbury Legion - Open to all seniors. Soup, sandwiches & cake, games, and fun.  This is a joint effort of the Salisbury Community Days Committee and the Salisbury Royal Canadian Legion (FREE)

2-3:30pm

'50s Theme Party @ Salisbury Public Library -  Wear your '50s-style costume and show off your hula-hooping skills, win a drag race with toy cars, see how low you can limbo, blow the biggest bubble gum bubble, and play some giant Battleship.  The whole family is welcome.  The event will be outside if the weather is nice. (FREE)

4-6:30pm 

Abandoned Cat Rescue SPAYghetti Dinner @ Salisbury Lions Club (63 Peter Street) - Spaghetti with homemade meat sauce (vegetarian available), crispy caesar salad, fresh roll, homemade desserts, and beverage. There will also be a silent auction and 50/50 draw. Take-out available.  For more information, please call 215-0059. There will be no reserved tickets this year - pay at the door ($12-Adults/$6-Age 12 and under) All proceeds support Abandoned Cat Rescue. 

8:30pm

Movie Night at Highland Park, featuring the 1950's Disney Classic "Cinderella" (2005 deluxe edition)!- Movie will begin at dusk (around 8:30). Snacks and drinks will be available! Bring chairs or blankets to get comfortable! Parks & Leisure Department gives special thanks to sponsor CIBC! (FREE)

Friday, August 16th

9am-2pm

Enter Exhibits - Salisbury Community Days Exhibit Show * @ Fire Hall - Who has the cutest pet photo? Who has the best flowers? Who is the better cook? Who is more crafty? There is a category for everyone and children’s and seniors' sections. Pick up your entry form at the Village Office. (Exhibition Show Booklet) Something for everyone. (No entry fee)

10am-2pm 

Kids & Family Day @ Highland Park - BBQ, games, & fun. Come prepared to get wet!  For information call 372-5873. This is a joint effort of the Boys and Girls Club of Salisbury and the Lions Club. (FREE)

12pm

Deadline for Colouring Contest * @ Village Office - Pick up a colouring contest picture at the Village Office or print off your own. Two categories, one for children (0-13) and one for adults. (Don't forget to place your name and contact number on the back) Submissions must be received prior to 12pm. All entries will be displayed and prizes will be presented on Sunday during the BBQ.

1pm

Pickleball Demonstration!* - Come learn how to play Pickleball on our outdoor courts next to the school, across from the Parks & Leisure Building. No equipment needed! For more information, call Parks & Leisure at 372-3280. (FREE)

2pm

Deadline for Poster Contest *@ Fire Hall - Make a poster with this year's theme. You can draw, paint, or use pictures from a magazine. Posters should be no smaller than 8.5"x11" and no larger than a poster board. Be sure to drop off your poster at the Exhibit Hall before 2pm for judging. Entries will be displayed at the Exhibit Show. 

5-8pm   

Open Exhibits * @ Fire Hall - Come see who won! (FREE)   

6-6:30pm

Enter Chili Challenge * - Who will earn the bragging rights for the best chili in the coming year? Rules available at the Village Office. This is a joint effort of the Salisbury Community Days Committee and Salisbury St. John Ambulance. (No entry fee)

6-9pm

Escape Room * @ Salisbury Village Office/upstairs (56 Douglas Street) - Phone the Village Office at 372-3230 to book spots for groups of 4-5. Limited spots available. Solve all of the clues in time and you will earn your freedom! (FREE)

6:30-7:00pm 

Chili Challenge Judging * - Come test the chili and see if your pick is the pick of the judges! 

6-8pm

BBQ Fundraiser * - Courtesy of 580 Air Marshal Hugh Campbell Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets.

7pm

Casino Night @ Salisbury Legion, taking place downstairs. (No charge for admission)

7-8pm 

Lawn Tractor Races * - Come put your mower to the test and see whose lawn tractor is best! Rules and regulations are available at the Village Office. Please call or visit at the Village Office to register. (No registration fee)

7:30-9pm

Musical Entertainment * by HONE THE CRAFT (FREE)

Saturday, August 17th

7-10am

Lions Pancake Breakfast @ Lions Club - All you can eat pancakes and sausages. Come get fuelled up for the day’s events. ($8-adults, $3-children 6-10, free-preschool)

8am-12pm

Village-Wide Yard Sales - We encourage anyone holding a yard sale to contact us prior to Friday, August 16th with your information so we can create a village-wide yard sale map to be made available at the Village Office by Friday evening and right here.  (United Church market has indoor and outdoor tables for rent for $10. Contact Lois @ 372-4357)

8am-2pm

Farmers and Artisans Market @ Main and Douglas - For more information call 852-6756.

11am

Parade line-up @ Salisbury Elementary School parking lot - All entries wishing to be judged must register and be lined up before 11am.

12pm

Parade (Regular Parade Route) -  Please note, for safety reasons, through-traffic on Main Street and River Road will be stopped for the length of the parade. (Rain or Shine) - Parade organizers request that candy NOT be thrown from floats in order to avoid possible injury to children that are gathering goodies. Individuals may walk beside the float and hand out treats. The committee encourages musical entrants. All rules for motorized vehicles should be abided by. There will be no tolerance for reckless driving.

 

(Directly After Parade) Dance Demo * - Come see what Maddi’s Dance Class has learned this summer!

1-3pm Bricks 4 Kidz * @ Salisbury Village Office/Upstairs - Fun with LEGO! The Bricks 4 Kidz motto:  We Learn, We Building, We Play with....LEGO Bricks. (FREE)

1-4pm 

Market & Food Court * - Local businesses, groups, organizations, or individuals are welcome to run their own stands to sell their products (baking, crafts, vegetables, BBQ...). Limited space available, so please contact the Village Office to book your spot. (FREE)

 

Wagon Rides *- With thanks to the Parks & Leisure Department (FREE)

 

Face Painting * (FREE)  

 

Henna *(FREE)

 

Fun Inflatables with Airheads Inflatables *(FREE)

 

Resurgo Place * - (Moncton Museum) Interactive Fun! (FREE) 

 

Kids & Animals Talk * Provided by The Birds Nest - Parental Supervision Required (FREE)

2:30-6pm

Free Swim@ Salisbury Lions Pool - Join us for free swim. Everyone Welcome!

4:30-6:30pm

Lobster Roll Supper @ Lions Club – Lobster roll, potato salad, coleslaw, and strawberry shortcake. $15. Advance ticket sales, limited tickets at door. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Parks & Leisure Department at 372-3280.  All money raised will go towards the Highland Park Revitalization Project. 

8pm

Dance @ Legion/upstairs - JMA Grad Class of '99 are inviting grads from '97 to '01 to join them for their 20th Reunion Dance @ the Salisbury Legion with Hone the Craft entertaining.  Tickets in advance are $20 per person, available via etransfer to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday, August 18th

Noon

Picnic & BBQ @ Highland Park - Also enjoy outdoor games! (FREE) (Rain location: Village Office)

2:30-6pm 

Free Swim @ Salisbury Lions Pool - Join us for a free swim. Everyone welcome!

   

***********   PLEASE NOTE   *********** 

All events followed by * will take place near the Salisbury Municipal Building, 56 Douglas Street.  THERE WILL BE NO PARKING/NO THROUGH TRAFFIC ON DOUGLAS ST. FROM 1PM-5PM.  Saturday afternoon’s event schedule is based upon the parade finishing at 1pm.  Because of this, times are subject to change according to the length of the parade. 

2020 Community Days Schedule

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Salisbury Community Days 2020 is going VIRTUAL! So grab your smart phone, fire up your laptop – by golly, even boot up the ol’ Vic20 (okay, maybe not the Vic20…) and JOIN US ONLINE!!
What better year to use our 20/20 vision and look back over the many glorious editions of Community Days?!
Pick a favourite theme from years past and decorate your property instead of a float – we can make it part of our virtual parade! And speaking of parade, get ready for a look at over 30 years of Community Days Parades and other events in a special online slide show we have planned!
There will be online challenges ranging from crafts and colouring, to cooking and photos. How about a scavenger hunt? Or village-wide yard sales! Plus, there’s always great food to enjoy during Community Days, including the Parks & Leisure Lobster Supper (take-out) and the Salisbury Lions Club Pancake Breakfast (drive-thru)!
A complete schedule will be available soon! The Salisbury Community Days Committee hopes you will join us in this virtual celebration! 
Decorate your homes or property using a theme from a past Community Days celebration!
               Think of it as like a float that doesn’t leave your property! Phone the Village Office (372-3230) and register the address of your
               entry and it will be added to a list/map (download or limited pick-up quantities). PRIZES TO BE WON!
              Registration deadline: Thursday, August 13th. // Judging for this will take place on Saturday, Aug. 15th between 6-9pm.
 
Virtual Walk / Run  
The Village of Salisbury Parks & Leisure Department is challenging you to go for a walk or run anytime during
               Community Days on one of our two trails: Highland Park Wetland Trial or Salisbury Woodland Trail. You can access the new
               Woodland Trail at the end of Douglas St. past the schools and sports fields or from the end of Braemar St. Complete the
               challenge and take a selfie or photo of your walking/running family/friends on one of our two trails and send it to
              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on Facebook tag your #CommunityDaysThrowback #VirtualTrailWalk/Run.        
               Photo entries will be entered for a prize bag draw.
 
               $2 per entry or 3 for $5.  e-transfer with this email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.(Please use password: 580CADETS)
               Draw will be on August 17th.
 Thursday, August 13th

 

 Seniors Day Take-Out, 11:30-1:30pm  Hosted by the Salisbury Legion and Community Days Committee – Open to all  seniors. Soup and sandwich take-out lunch.  Deliveries also available. Call to order: 372-4730 (Legion), 372-5759 (Ada) or 866-8363 (Susan). This FREE lunch includes chicken vegetable soup & crackers, sandwich (five choices) and cookies.

 

Letter-Jumble Scavenger Hunt  Scour the village for different letters of the alphabet posted in the windows of participating  local businesses or organizations located within the Village limits. Take selfies in front of the letters! When you know what the word(s) is/are (…#CommunityDaysThrowback…), email your pics and guess to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; THE FASTEST GUESSES WIN PRIZES!
 
 Kids Art with Sarah!  Learn to draw with Salisbury artist Sarah Irving! Fun tutorial to be posted online. Send in a picture of your artwork to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (selected #CommunityDaysThrowback theme: Salisbury’s Gone Country from 2009) 
 
Friday, August 14th

 

 Lobster Roll Supper, 4:00-6:30pm  The 5th Annual Lobster Roll Supper fundraiser will be take-out only, pick-up locationat the Salisbury Lions Club. Tickets are $15 each. Supper: Lobster or chicken roll, potato salad, coleslaw & dessert. Funds raised will support the new Woodland Trail & the Josh Damery Memorial Bike Park.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for tickets. Also available at the Village Office at 56 Douglas Street (372-3230).

 

Family Movie Night at Home!  In place of the usual Movie Night in Highland Park during Community Days, Salisbury  Parks & Leisure hopes you will take this opportunity to have your own Family Movie Night at Home! SPL will provide FREE POPCORNfor you to enjoy during your movie. Stop by the SPL office on Friday,August 14th between 4-6pm (drive-thru pick up or walk in with social distancing). Take a photo of your family enjoying a movie and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on Facebook tag your photo #CommunityDaysThrowback #FamilyMovieNight and you will be entered in a draw for a prize bag.

 

 Paint with Sarah!  A fun paint eventwith Salisbury artist Sarah Irving! Tutorial to be posted online. Send in a picture of your  masterpiece to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (selected #CommunityDaysThrowback theme: East Coast Summer from 2015)
 

Deadline for Colouring Contest Print the colouring page (kids or adults version) and email a picture of your entry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the end of

Friday, August 14th. WIN A PRIZE! (selected #CommunityDaysThrowback theme: Salisbury Goes Hollywood from 2008)   Child Page  Adult Page

 

 Deadline for Craft Challenge  Pick up your craft bag at the Village Office and email a picture of your creation to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. WIN A PRIZE! (selected #CommunityDaysThrowback theme: Wild, Wild West from 2002)
Saturday, August 15th
 

Salisbury Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, 7-10am  Drive-thru (take-out) approach via Peter St. and exit via Smith St.  Breakfast: pancakes, sausages, homemade doughnut holes and syrup. $8 per breakfast.

 

Virtual Parade! A special online side-show celebrating Community Days Parades over the years!

  Salisbury Lions Pool Pre-book by calling 372-9132 to register your quadrant for FREE swimming between the hours of 1-6pm.Check out their Facebook page for all swimming COVID-19 regulations. (selected #CommunityDaysThrowback theme:Salisbury Bandstand: Rockin’ Back to the ‘50s from 2019 (The Pool opened in 1957!))
   Deadline for Make Your Own Comic!  Print the provided blank comic template and make your own comic strip!Email a picture of your creation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Village-Wide Yard Sales  If you plan to hold a yard sale on Saturday, August 15th(adhering to NB COVID-19 safety regulations), the Village will add your address to a list/map available for download (or pick-up in limited quantities). To be added to the list, contact the Village Office prior to August 14th.
  Reverse Parade! Take a drive around the village and see which businesses and homes have decorated in a past Community Days theme! Judging will take place between 6-9pm!
 

Family Game Night!  Enjoy a family game night and share a picture of your fun with us! Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (selected #CommunityDaysThrowback

theme: Backyard Board Games Bananza from 2018)

Sunday, August 16th

 

Deadline for Photo Contest Submit your finest photos from the past 12 months. Classes are: (1) Scenes from Salisbury, (2) Nature, (3) Pets – 1 entry per class per person. WIN PRIZES!Email entries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Deadline for a Luau at Home! Time to raid your pantry! Create a savoury dish using the #CommunityDaysThrowback theme of Salisbury Goes Hawaiian from 2010. Share your kitchen creations with us! Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Deadline for “Nailed It!” (Salisbury Cooking Challenge) Recipe, instructions, and photo to be provided.  Can you “Nail It?!” Show us! Email your pictures to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.