Join The Friends of the Rollinsford Public Library for the annual Salmon Run 5K and FuRPLe Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 23 starting at the Rollinsford Grade School, 487 Locust St. Rollinsford Family Fun Day events will begin shortly thereafter. All proceeds of the race go to the Rollinsford Public Library to support community programs and events.
The Salmon Run 5K begins at 10 a.m. while the Kids Fun Run starts at 9:30 a.m. Registration opens at 9 a.m. on race day. Register for the 5K before Sept. 10 for the early-bird rate of $20. Registration is $25 after Sept. 11. The student price for the 5K race is $15 for kids 19 and under. Sign up early to ensure you get a T-shirt.
And don’t forget to register the little ones for the FuRPLe Fun Run – a quarter-mile dash around the RGS playground starting at 9:30 a.m. with The Friends of the Rollinsford Public Library’s friendly Purple FuRPLe mascot. Registration fee is $5. Kids receive a T-shirt illustrated by cartoonist John Klossner.
Visit www.theSalmonRun5K.org to register.
WE ARE BUSY MAKING PLANS FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL SALMON FALLS FAMILY FUN DAY AND WE ARE LOOKING FOR HELP TO MAKE THIS DAY FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY. SEE BELOW THE TENITIVE SCHEDULE FOR FAMILY DAY AND THE AREAS WE ARE SEEKING HELP WITH.
NOON – 4PM FAMILY DAY ACTIVITIES IN THE SOFTBALL FIELD AT THE AMERICAN LEGION IN ROLLINSFORD AFTER THE SALMON RUN 5K RACE
WE ARE DESPERATE FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR 1-2 HOURS AREA OF NEED LISTED BELOW:
CONSESSION STAND – GAMES FOR THE KIDS – ORGANIZE FAMILY COMPITION GAMES
MONITOR FOR THE COOKIE BAKING CONTEST
LOOKING FOR SOME LOCAL TALENT: DO YOU SING-DANCE-PLAY AN INSTRUMENT OR MAYBE YOU JUGGLE OR MAKE BALOON ANIMALS WE SURE WOULD LIKE TO TALK AND SEE IF YOU WILL ENTERTAIN DURING THE DAY IN THE LEGION HALL OR OUTSIDE. CALL OR E-MAIL ME!!!
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITEIS INCLUDED BY ORGANIZATIONS IN OUR TOWN:
GRILLED CORN – Rollinsford Community Garden – AT BALL FIELD
DISPLAY BY ROLLINSFORD HISTORICAL COMMITTEE – ALL DAY OUTSIDE BALL FIELD
ROLLINSFORD FIREMEN KIDS MUSTER – LEGION BALL FIELD 1-4PM
GAMES OF CHANCE FOR KIDS – 12-4PM
SHECHEM ALPACAS – 12-4PM OUTSIDE OF BALL FIELD
GARRISON PLAYERS PERFORMING AT 12:30 – LEGION HALL
BOLETATE BALLET STUDIO PERFORMANCE AT 2PM – LEGION HALL
FREE POLICE MADE DINNER – 4:30-6pm – LEGION HALL
DJ MUSIC AND STREET DANCING – 6:00 – 7:15
PENDING FIREWORKS – 7:30PM BALL FIELD
Donations gladly accepted for the fireworks fund you can contact Denise at 603-742-8226 or e-mail
Sunday, September 25
Noon – 8:00PM for fireworks!
Join us after the Salmon Run 5K – and keep the fun going until the sun goes down!
Activities are all day 12:00 – 4:00 in Ball Field –certain performances time listed below
Scavenger hunt – Pick up your clues at the Library table and head to the trail
behind the community garden.
Kids’ carnival games and Picture taking displays
Arch – Try your luck with graces, ball and cup, bowling and maybe hoop and stick.
Chris Benedetto – Will be dressing as a Revolutionary War soldier since it is the 240th anniversary of 1776. He will be doing drills and firing a few times (with blanks of course). Also, one of their board members will be doing a presentation as a World War I soldier since the American Legion is partly named after William Martel, who was killed in France in 1918.
Concessions $$$, 50/50 raffle $$$
Rollinsford Community Garden – Selling Grilled Corn $$$
Linda Watson Selling Shaved Ice $$$
Cookie baking contest –vote for your favorite 1PM-4PM – Legion Hall -prizes
Scarecrow decorating contest – vote for your favorite 1PM -4PM – Outside of hall-prizes
Garrison Players Youth– Performing songs from “Little Mermaid” 12:30 Legion Hall
Belletete Ballet- Dance Performance 1:30 Legion Hall
Fire Department field games 1PM Ballfield
Wildlife Encounters – Sponsored by Rollinsford Education Foundation and Linda Watson 3PM Ballfield
Police-sponsored spaghetti dinner (5-6:30) Legion Hall
Music during dinner performed by: June and the Honey Badgers (5-6:30) Legion Hall
DJ – Patrick Gale & street dancing (6:30-8:00)
Many exciting activities are planned to bring our local families and neighbors together!! To end the day with a bang, we’re bringing back the tradition of an amazing fireworks display over the Salmon Falls River.
Thank you to the local businesses for their donations and town organizations who have donated time to make this event a reality!
Plans are in the works for Salmon Falls Family Fun Day 2016 on SUNDAY, September 25th in Rollinsford, NH! Many exciting activities are planned to bring the families of Rollinsford together again including the Salmon Run 5k Road Race, a scavenger hunt, amazing games for the kids, Fire Department children muster and demonstrations, and a free pasta dinner made by our very own Police Officers! To top off the event organizers are planning to keep the tradition with amazing fireworks display over the Salmon Falls River. All these activities are being held at the Rollinsford American Legion on Foundry Street starting at 12 noon.
Donations are very much appreciated to help sponsor our fireworks and events during the day. Please consider donating to support this memorable community tradition. It is a wonderful feeling to see the smiling faces of the children and adults alike and know you helped to make it all possible. We will make sure we share the news of your generosity. So bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the show!
Thank you for your generosity,
Salmon Falls Family Day Committee