Springfield Athletic Association holds Memorial Day march – Delco Times

SPRINGFIELD — Members of the Springfield Athletic Association invite all residents to join them in the 1-Mile Memorial Walk to honor former members who have passed away after many years of gracing the township’s fields and gymnasiums on Monday, May 30.

The Memorial Day Walk, rain or shine, will begin at 9 a.m. at Halderman Field on Springfield Road and end at the new Springfield High School where refreshments will be served to all walk participants. Along the promenade, name signs of all deceased former SAA members will be displayed for all to see and pay their respects along the way.

This march has been taking place for over 26 years and the initiative was launched to coincide with Memorial Day activities in Springfield and yet not to interfere in any way with the true meaning of Memorial Day which is to honor those who lost their lives serving our country. . In fact, there are names displayed of those who gave their lives in service to their country and who were also former members of the organization. On a day when great men and women who have served our country are truly honored, SAA invites everyone to join in this march to also honor the exceptional individuals who have served Springfield so well over their years.

If anyone in the community has a past member’s name to remember, they can contact any SAA director and they will be added to the list of special people who have made the township a better place for their years. involvement and service to youth. of Springfield Township. The organization’s commitment remains to never forget them.

Six men are ordained to the priesthood Saturday for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Archbishop Nelson Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia, will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass and will ordain six men to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul , 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia. The Rite of Ordination will take place during the Mass following the Liturgy of the Word.

Those ordained are: Reverend Mr. Andrew Auletta; Reverend Mr. Sang Woo Chi; Rev, Mr. Henry Graebe III; the Reverend Mr. Andrew Lane; Rev. Mr. Ryan Nguyen; and the Reverend Mr. Roneld Saint Louis.

Each of the newly ordained priests will be assigned to a parish in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia where they will serve as parochial vicars. A parochial vicar is a priest appointed by the archbishop to assist the parish priest in his pastoral and administrative functions.

All people of goodwill in the five-county area are invited to participate in person or virtually. Mass will be streamed live at https://vimeo.com/event/17522; Pérez’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ArchbishopPerez/; and Saint-Charles Borromée Seminary https://www.facebook.com/StCharlesSem.

Founded in 1832, Saint-Charles Borromée Seminary has been training men for priestly service in the Catholic Church for 190 years. For more information about St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, call 610-667-3394 or visit https://www.scs.edu.

Linvilla Orchards presents Strawberry Festival

Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Middletown, will hold its annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 4, kicking off Linvilla’s Pick Your Own season. The fields will be open and the strawberries will be ripe for picking. Pick-up time will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and entertainment will be offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Strawberry Festival will be hosted by Silly Joe who is sure to entertain visitors with upbeat songs about the daily lives of children and families. There will also be games, contests, music, cart rides, pony rides and more.

Plus, Linvilla’s bakery unveils the largest strawberry shortcake in the Delaware Valley. The rainy date is Sunday, June 5.

Ship Bottom Brewery has partnered with Linvilla Orchards to bring beers to visitors in the barn. The Beer Garden will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, call 610-876-7116 or email [email protected] or visit http://www.linvilla.com.

Swarthmore Friends of the Arts presents a new exhibition

The Swarthmore Friends of the Arts will present the art exhibition “Down the Yellow Brick Road: Magic, Mayhem, and Fantasy”, June 2-30 at Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Ave., Swarthmore. The bold, colorful and magical collage artwork by local artist Linnie Greenberg is an exhibition of original mixed media collages by Greenberg. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Greenberg, whose work is often described as whimsical, sometimes gives free local art workshops. For more information about the artist, visit www.linniegreenberg.net/ Exhibition hours are 9 am to 8 pm, Monday to Thursday; 10am-7pm Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

Swarthmore Friends of the Arts is the community group responsible for the rotating art exhibitions at Swarthmore Borough Hall. For more information about Swarthmore Friends of the Arts, visit http://www.swarthmorearts.org or call Skip at 484-343-2728.

A student gives a solo recital in Strath Haven

Strath Haven High School junior, Dae Taylor is the class of the winner of the 2023 George Slick Music Scholarship and will perform a recital of solo saxophone selections, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at Strath Haven High School.

Dae has been studying saxophone since third grade and has focused on classical saxophone repertoire for the past seven years under the guidance of Chief Musician Dana Booher, saxophonist of the United States Navy Concert Band. While Dae’s main interest is classical saxophone literature, he enjoys participating in a wide variety of musical opportunities offered at Strath Haven High School, which include marching band, symphony band, wind ensemble, symphony orchestra , a saxophone quartet and a jazz band. Outside of school, Dae is a member of the Delaware County Youth Orchestra and the Liberty Youth Wind Symphony at West Chester University. Dae auditioned and was accepted into the district, region, and all-state groups of the PMEA his sophomore and third-grade years, and was also selected to perform solo in the prestigious International Saxophone Symposium which takes place will be held in January 2023.
The WSSD George Slick Endowment was established in honor of Dr. George Slick, Superintendent of the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District from 1978 to 1996.

Dae is the son of Sarah Riseman and Charles Taylor and resides in Wallingford.

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