The Discovery Room at the Salem Public Library: 3-2-1 Action! (Summer 2016)

By Emy Sloan

The Discovery Room at the Salem Public Library has changed once again. The theme that will be running throughout the summer this year is 3-2-1 Action! It is all about bodies and movement.

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U-Pick Berry Picking: Stuart Olson Farms in Salem

By Emy Sloan

Stuart Olson Farms in Salem is a great place to go to stock up on fresh locally grown berries and fruit.

Consisting of approximately 200 acres, Olson farms has it all. There are strawberries, raspberries, cherries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines and apples available for seasonal U-pick. Continue reading “U-Pick Berry Picking: Stuart Olson Farms in Salem”

Parks & Playgrounds: Fairmount Park – Salem

By Emy Sloan

 

Fairmount Park in South Salem is the perfect place to let your kids run and play in a peaceful and enjoyable environment. Located at the end of Rural St, in one of Salem’s most beautiful and classic neighborhoods, it is very quiet and secluded here. Continue reading “Parks & Playgrounds: Fairmount Park – Salem”

May Flowers: The Display Garden at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens

By Emy Sloan

The flowers at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens are in full bloom this time of year! They are absolutely stunning. Just breathtaking. With over 500 named variety of Iris and so many gorgeous companion plants, a stroll through the 10 acre display garden really is a magical experience. I highly recommend experiencing this for yourself! But hurry- bloom season doesn’t last long! Continue reading “May Flowers: The Display Garden at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens”

Delicious Eats: The Shortcake Stand (& Playground) at E.Z. Orchards Farm Market

By Emy Sloan

The shortcake stand at E.Z. Orchards Farm Market is one of the BEST places in Salem to enjoy a fresh seasonal treat. They offer sundaes, milkshakes, ice cream cones, espresso and more! Of course they’re most famous for their giant shortcakes. Continue reading “Delicious Eats: The Shortcake Stand (& Playground) at E.Z. Orchards Farm Market”