Abington will be celebrating Christmas with several events from Friday December 8th to Sunday December 10th. There will be plenty of fun from an ugly sweater party to Tree Lighting at Island Grove to breakfast with Santa.
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Saturday October 14th events
Oktoberfest Marketplace: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., United Church of Christ in Abington, 10 Bedford St.
Not So Scary Woods: 2-6 p.m., Island Grove Park, 200 Park Ave. Sponsored by the Abington Lions.
Outdoor Family Movie Night: 7-9 p.m., Catherine and Joseph Nisby Bandstand, 600 Gliniewicz Way. Sponsored by the HUG Foundation.
Sunday October 15th events
Pancake Breakfast: 8-10:30 a.m., The Legion Building, 1027 Washington St. Sponsored by the Abington Lions.
Oktoberfest Family Celebration: noon-4 p.m. Sponsored by The Jeffrey Coombs Memorial Foundation, The Jeremy Russell Memorial Fund and Sgt. Daniel Vasselian Memorial Fund.Frolio School/Memorial Field/Legion Building: Washington Street. Featuring music, food, beer, Joe’s Craz-zy Critters, a petting zoo, bouncy house, kids’ games, hayrides and raffles. Food and drink at the Memorial Field Snack Shack.
Pumpkin Painting and Field Games: noon-4 p.m., Memorial Field. Sponsored by First Baptist Church in Abington.
Dog Costume Contest and Raffles: noon-4 p.m., Frolio School. Sponsored by the Abington Dog Park Committee. Best dressed stuffed dog contest at 2 p.m. for ages 12 and younger ($1 to enter); costume contest at 3 p.m. ($3 to enter); raffles and items for sale.
Double Eagle Oktoberfest German Band: 1-3 p.m., Frolio School/Legion Building. Sponsored by the Abington Summer Concerts Committee.
Beer and Food Garden: noon-4 p.m., Legion Building, Washington Street. Sponsored by the American Legion.
This unforgettable weekend is one you and your family will not want to miss. The “Abington Celebrates” committee has planned a number of events to celebrate Flag Day/Founder’s Day weekend. June 10th will mark the town’s 305th anniversary so included in this year’s events will be several that were popular during the Tricentennial Celebration back in 2012.
Kicking off the festivities on Friday evening, June 9th will be a “Kick-Off Cook Out” sponsored by the United Church of Christ in Abington located at 10 Bedford St. Families will enjoy DJ music, face painting, raffles, history exhibit and free food (donations suggested).
On Saturday, June 10th, the morning kicks off with a free 5K Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. starting at Beaver Brook Elementary School. The run is open to all ages and no preregistration required. Commemorative T-shirts available for a $10 donation.
Following the Fun Run will be a Kids’ Fishing Derby starting at 9:00 a.m. on Central Street (across the Town Barn). Open to all children ages 5-14 (must be accompanied by an adult). Bait, hooks, bobbers supplied. Prizes for longest fish per age group.
By Saturday afternoon, Island Grove will be the place to be. The Civil War Encampment is back by popular demand and the re-enactors will be conducting Civil War exercises and demonstrations throughout the day. The Cub Scouts will have scouting demonstrations and Joe’s Craz-zy Critters will be there from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
As suppertime approaches, folks will want to stop by the Polish Club at 55 Wales Street from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. to enjoy “Pizza Pandemonium” sponsored by the HUG Foundation.
Later Saturday evening, everyone will want to return to Island Grove as the sun begins to set to watch the enchanted sight as Memorial Bridge becomes illuminated with over two hundred luminaries. The Civil War campsites will be also be aglow with lanterns for a magical candlelight tour while the strains of toe-tapping music can be heard from “Shades of Gray”.
On Sunday, June 11th, folks can start their day at 8:30 a.m. at the American Legion on Washington St. with a “Pancake Breakfast” sponsored by the Abington Lions Club. There will also be a “Firefighter Memorial Service” at 10:00 a.m. at the flagpoint on the point at Island Grove Park with a “Sunday Morning Church Service” immediately following by the United Church of Christ in Abington.
Beginning at noon at the Police Station on Central Street, the Abington Police Department, Abington Fire Department and Department of Public Works will be sponsoring a “Touch a Truck / See a Car” activity with music by The Corvairs! There will also be “Open House” at the Abington Police Station.
Mark your calendars for this fun-filled weekend!
The Abington summer concert series will be back for Summer 2017~ These great family friendly concerts will be held at 6 p.m. on Sundays at the Catherine and Joseph Nisby Bandstand. Bring your blanket, a lawn chair and enjoy the summer evening.
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Timmy Brown & Black Diamond
Abington night at the band –Celebrating the Abington Community Band 20th anniversary, Abington town choir and Island Grove Chorus
Kids Night at the Bandstand
6pm Johnny the K
Kenny Hadley Big Band
End of the summer
The Abington High School Drama Club will be presenting Disney’s “High School Musical” on March 9th – 10th at 7:30 pm, and March 11th at 2:00 p.m. in the Frolio Auditorium.
Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez are two totally different teenagers who meet at a party while singing karaoke on New Year’s Eve. One week later Troy goes back to his high school, East High, in New Mexico to find that Gabriella is a new student there. They quickly become close friends and accidentally audition for the school musical. After getting a callback, drama queen Sharpay Evans and her sidekick brother Ryan are furious. Then Chad, Troy’s best friend and basketball teammate, and Taylor, Gabriella’s new friend on the decathlon team, must find out a way to make Gabriella hate Troy