Saline Ice Cream Social Today at Weber Blaess School

Weber Blaess school in SalineToday, August 17th the Saline Area Schools Preservation Foundation will hold an old fashion ice cream social at the Weber Blaess School.

The Weber Blaess School is a one room school house that was restored in 2004. It was the former school house of students from Saline and Lodi Township. Each year different classes of elementary children at Saline Area Schools get to visit the school and see what it was like to attend school in a one room school house.

This Sunday, August 17th, students will experience the re-enactment of a typical day in one room school house, even using the McGuffey Readers and slateboards. The games kids played at recess, like hopscotch, graces will also be played.

Along with the fun events will be a Silent Auction fundraiser that will start at 1:00. Things to auction off include: a ride on the Saline Fire truck during the annual Christmas Parade, handmade quilts, shadow a Saline Police officer for day, cakes and cookie from Benny’s bakery and an antique cart donated former State Representative Margaret O’Connor.

The Saline Area Fire Department will be there to demonstrate how fires were put out in the 1800′s by transporting water to extinguish the blazes.

Home made ice creamLadies walking ar ound with parasols, home-made ice cream and lots of fun for the day.

All the funds raised will go to the Saline Area Schools Historical Preservation Foundation which was founded in 2001, for the sole purpose of maintaining the history of Saline Area Schools with an emphasis on the Weber Blaess School house.

The Weber Blaess School is located at 520 Woodland Dr, in Saline, MI.

For more information call 734-429-5922

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