Lansdale – The official start of the season on the first Friday will have to wait another month, but district officials still have many reasons to visit Lansdale.
Local celebrations on the first Friday, scheduled for May 6, have now been canceled due to projected bad weather, the district announced Thursday.
“Even if the weather doesn’t allow us to hold some outdoor activities, we always like to remind people: we have a lot of indoor events all over the area,” said MP Mary Fuller.
“Please feel free to visit the city center, one of the great shops, eateries or eateries,” she said.
Annually a non-profit organization of the city Discover Lansdaleheaded by Fuller, organized a series of events by the evening of the first Friday every month with a partial return in 2021 after a break due to COVID-19. Activities scheduled for May 6 were to include a beer garden, live music on Wood Street, food trucks, family entertainment and downtown attractions on the theme of “Lansdale Salute 150” at night with a number of activities are planned throughout the summer to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the city’s incorporation in 1872.
In a note published on ThursdayDiscover said the May 6 outdoor activities were canceled due to projected rains, and the next scheduled first Friday from 6 to 9 pm on June 3: “We are still finalizing the specifics, but suffice it to say that the man’s best friend would be welcome to attend “- said Discover.
Fuller also reviewed the following events that will soon take place within celebration of the 150th anniversary of the district. On Friday, May 13 from 18.30 to 20.30 Discover will take place discussion on the history of baseball in the city on Well createdlocated on the lower floors of the former Arts Center building at 310 Madison Street.
“Come early to take a seat and enjoy a good meal and a great conversation,” Fuller said.
The next day, May 14, will bring Fr. a day full of ball games at Weaver Field in Memorial Park, beginning with a special ceremony at 12:30 p.m.
“The day will begin with the introduction of the North Pen High School Baseball Hall of Fame, followed by a fun game between North Pen High School and Hatboro Horsham. It will take place at 1 p.m., ”Fuller said.
“And then, we’re lucky – I’ll announce it tonight if it won’t be known – but we have a special guest. Philly the Fanatic will join us at 3 o’clock and throw out the first serve of an antique baseball game, but not before he shocks us with his fanatical antics, ”she said.
The next game will be a “double night of double headers” between Brandywine Base Ball Club and Elizabeth Resolutes, two old clubs, with the first serving of the first game scheduled for 3:45 p.m., followed by an intermission and beyond. -field displays and questions / answers before the second game, which should start at 18:30
“After the first game there will be a short break, about an hour before the start of the two-night doubleheader around 6:30, and they will be able to play some of them in the light before the teams leave town,” Fuller said.
“It will be an eventful evening with concessions, beer sales and lots of fun.”
Other events planned for the 150th celebrations throughout the year include Fr. strawberry festival June 4thcity excursion to the garden on July 9tha Sale “Day in the Park” on July 16a “Dealers in decades” Motor Show on July 30, followed by three consecutive events in late August: a Founders’ Week parade August 20 Fr. Founders’ Week Picnic 24 w., Then urban annual Celebrations for the Founders’ Day including fireworks on August 27th.
Meetings to plan events dedicated to the 150th anniversary held every Thursday in the Visakhikon Park Building, 765 E. Main Street. For more information, visit www.Lansdale150.orgto follow “Discover Lansdale” on Facebook or @Lansdaleorg on Twitteror email email@example.com.