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SEF Education Day in Salem MA

  • Old Town Hall Salem Ma (map)

On Education Day all of Salem goes to school!  Experience Salem as its downtown transforms into a virtual classroom, with opportunities to engage in PE, Art, Music, STEM, and ELA activities offered by partners throughout the city.  Hats Off to Salem! Education Day is built around 21st Century Skills and Learning.  Education day will offer an array of educational offerings including: workshops, presentations, talks, demonstrations, hands-on activities and entertainment for all ages.

Hats Off to Salem! Education Day is a FREE EVENT for ALL AGES! 

Education Day Activities
Old Town Hall 10am - 3pm

Learn how to write your name multiple forms such as: Arabic, Braille, Cuneiform, Cyrillic, Hebrew, Japanese, International Phonetic Alphabet and binary code! Game of Life Passport Activity!

Touch tank
Salem Main Streets/farmers market seed plantings
Giant Scrabble
Rope making
How much biking energy does it take to light a light bulb?

Carlton Hip Hop dancers! 
Salsa Student Dancers from Bentley, Bowditch and Salem State with a free salsa lesson!
Saltonstall kid performers!  
Destination Imagination Groups!
YMCA acapella singers! 

Salem Bike Rodeo
Salem Common 9:30am - 11:15am
As part of Salem Education Day, we are partnering with Safe Routes to School Salem, Salem-Beverly Elks, Salem Cycle, North Shore Medical Center, and the National Park Service to host this bike rodeo. We will have free bike helmets, bike lights, and water bottles. The rodeo will end with a slow family ride along Derby Wharf to the light house at the end, which will be open for this occasion.  
Event Info: Bike Rodeo Facebook Event Info

Salem Disco Tech
Salem YMCA 10am - 3pm
Short for "Discovering Technology", a DiscoTech is a multimedia workshop and fair for people of all ages and skill levels to learn and share information about technology
Event info:
Salem Disco Tech Facebook Event Invite

Earlier Event: May 13
Salsa for the Schools