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


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)


'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)


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. 


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


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)


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)


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.


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)


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. 


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


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)


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)


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


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


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


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)


Musical Entertainment * by HONE THE CRAFT (FREE)

Saturday, August 17th


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)


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)


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


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


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)


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)


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


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. 


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


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


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. 

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