Maureen Giacomucci submitted the following information:
The Borough of Schwenksville will be hosting the 4th Annual Schwenksville Community Day, Saturday, May 19.
The event is held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain date June 2) at Meadow Park, 300 Main Street, Schwenksville, PA 19473, (behind the ).
Last year’s event was a great success, filled with music, activities, food, crafters and information. The Patriotic Order Sons of America Camp 387 will kick-off the Community Day Opening Ceremony with Raising the U.S. Flag, followed by The Pledge of Allegiance. The POS of A is a nonprofit organization that also conducts the Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony held in the Meadow in June the Sunday before Flag Day each year.
This year we aim to provide even more fun activities for all ages. New to the event this year is a Treasure Hunt open to all event attendees. Participants will roam the park looking for participating booths in order to collect a token. Prize bags will be awarded to the participants who collect a token from each of the participating booths. Details can be found at the Borough Hall table.
Also new this year will be a pet parade taking place from 2 to 2:30 p.m. at the stage. Come bring your favorite pet dressed in their finest garb for all to see and admire.
Schedule of events are as follows:
10am -10:30am Opening Ceremonies – by Flag Pole
10:30am - 11am Jerusalem Luthern Puppet Show – Pavillion
11am - 12pm Community Music School – Stage
11am – 12pm Meet the Therapy Dogs – Meadow
11am – 1pm Screwball, Reading Phillies mascot will be walking around
11:30am - 12:30pm Perky Promenaders – Pavilion
12pm – 1pm Canines and Kids Care and Safety – Meadow
11:45am - 12:30pm Historic Main Street Tour
12:30pm - 2pm Ted the Fiddler -Stage
1pm - 2pm Rising Star Dance Academy -Pavilion
1pm – 2pm Your Dog Can Do K9 Sports - Meadow
1pm – 3pm Screwball – Reading Phillies Mascot - Meadow
2pm – 3pm Teach your dog some new tricks – Meadow
2pm - 2:30pm Pet Parade – Meadow
2pm - 2:45pm Historic Main Street Tours
2:30pm - 3pm Judy Tudy Magic Show -Pavilion
2:30pm - 4pm Little Buddy Band - Stage
3pm – 4pm Judy will be making balloon sculptures from a in the -Pavilion
Schwenksville Community Day has become an annual tradition in the Schwenksville area. The event is organized by the Schwenksville Borough Activity Committee and sponsored by Ambler Savings Bank and Sloane Toyota along with many local businesses and organizations. Proceeds from the day are used to fund the Summer Concert Series that takes place in the Meadow, June to September. For more information on these events please call Gail Philips at Borough Hall (610) 287-7442 or visit EVENTS at the borough‘s website: www.schwenksville-pa.org.