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Parks & Rec News

MAIN OFFICE PHONE:  (540) 375-3057|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
MAIN OFFICE LOCATION:  620 Florida Street, Salem, VA 24153

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May

2017

Movies at Longwood Summer Schedule Announced

Four ourdoor movie nights make up the 2017 seasno

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Apr

2017

Salem After Five Summer Lineup Set

The Legendary Tams are back This Season!

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Apr

2017

37th Chance Crawford Softball Event is This Weekend

145 Teams from nine states are schedule to compete

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Apr

2017

Dates Set for 66th Annual Fishing Rodeo at Lake Spring

Events will again take place over four days this month

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Mar

2017

Annual Easter Egg Hunt Set for Thursday, April 13

The City of Salem Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Thursday, April 13, at Longwood Park from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.  

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Jan

2017

Winterfest Beach Bash Features Band of Oz on February 3

The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department, along with Q99-FM, is all set to present the 10th annual “Winterfest Beach Bash” on Friday, February 3, at 6 p.m. at the Salem Civic Center.

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Oct

2016

Pumpkinfest Returns to Downtown Salem October 29

One of the fall favorites in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, Pumpkinfest, is set to return to the Salem Farmers Market this Saturday, October 29. This year’s event will once again take place from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and feature a costume contest and pumpkin give-away.

5

Aug

2016

42nd Annual Salem Distance Run Set for August 13

The 42nd Annual Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Salem Distance Run is set for Saturday, August 13. The 5K, 10K and 3-mile Poker Walk events will once again start on Main Street in Downtown Salem and end at Longwood Park.

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Aug

2016

Movies at Longwood moved to August 19th with "Inside Out"

The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department will continue its 2016 outdoor movie season at Longwood Park on Friday, August 19th. The animated Disney-Pixar hit “Inside Out” - featuring the voices of Amy Poehler, Kaitlyn Diaz and Phyllis Smith - will begin at dusk, around 9 p.m., and admission is absolutely free.

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Jul

2016

Domino to Headline "Salem After Five" on July 22

The 2016 “Salem After Five” concert series is down to the final two events of the season. On Friday, July 22, one of the region’s favorites, Domino, performs on the Salem Farmers Market stage. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the event gets underway at 5:30 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting the Local Office on Aging.
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