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Halloween Fun for all Ages

Celebrate the holiday season with these Halloween related community events. 

  • Halloween Fun in the Pioneer Village - Saturday October 28th 5:00pm - 6:30pm (come in costume) Activities include candy, line dancing, haunted woods, lots of fun. Many local organizations participating in this event. 
  • Halloween Parade on the Salem Square - Saturday, October 28, 6:30pm Halloween Parade on the Salem Square, Sponsored by Turtlefish Clothing Co. (Proceeds going to Christmas Assistance Program)
  • Old Settlers Haunted Village - (Admission Fee) Saturday, October 28, 8:30-11:30pm Ages 12 years and older, Old Settlers Haunted Village, Sponsored by the Old Settlers Committee. $10.00 per person.
  • Night at the Movies - The YMCA will hold their “Night at the Movies” Halloween, October 28th from 5:30-7:30 pm, at the Y. Candy, Games, and Fun!
  • Trick-or-Treating - Trick or Treating will be on Tuesday October 31 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

For more information, you may call the Parks & Recreation office at 812-883-2895.

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City creates Emergency Flood Fund for Donations

Mayor Pledges to Quickly Release Funds to Residents in Critical Need

The City of Salem, Indiana has established an Emergency Flood 2017 fund for receiving donations from around the country and quickly distributing those funds to the critically effected residents of the City.

The devastating floods have caused serious damage to many homes and businesses in the City of Salem. The City is working with other agencies and law enforcement to identify those people hit hardest.

Mayor Troy Merry pledges that the funds will be released to those most in need. The funds will be released as quickly as possible to help people when they are most effective. Further, Mayor Merry wants to make clear to those donating money that, "100% of the designated donations will go directly to the Salem residents effected by the 2017 flood."

TO DONATE: Please call: 812-883-4265 or send checks to: 2017 Emergency Flood Fund, 201 E. Market Street, Suite 101, Salem, IN 47167

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Mayor Troy Merry at 812-883-4265 or email at troy.mayor@cityofsalemin.com .