Silver Creek school district planning family-friendly events for Tuesday vote

Submitted Photo Food trucks and an art show are just some of the attractions planned at Silver Creek Central School District’s budget vote and board member election Tuesday.

SILVER CREEK — Several family friendly events facilitated by the Silver Creek Central School District are planned Tuesday, May 21 and the community is encouraged to attend. Special events coinciding with the 2019-2020 School Budget Vote and Board Member Election include a Wellness Fair, onsite food trucks, an art show, an ice cream social as well as a Character Strength Showcase.

Qualified voters are urged to exercise their right to vote from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the High School lobby and stick around to appreciate our students’ talents and enjoy a tasty meal or dessert on campus.

Coyote Cafe food truck of Hamburg will be onsite offering from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. as will Siri Thai food truck of Sheridan. Attendees can indulge in a frozen treat at the PTSA-sponsored Ice Cream Social in the cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The interactive Character Strength Showcase by Elementary School students will be on display in the hallway near the High School lobby from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Wellness Fair features various health- and wellness-related activities, vendors, informational booths and displays in the gym from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Area businesses and health service organizations will connect with community members and showcase programs and services designed to enhance wellness. The fair is facilitated by the district Wellness Committee.

The 30th annual Elementary Art Show theme is “Earthen Vessels and Sculpture.” The show is devoted entirely to the beauty of earth clay and the works by our students were created via a new instructional procedure called Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB). The students worked in small groups on open-ended creative assignments while developing their own personal artistic interpretations. The show is facilitated by art teacher Denise Stebbins, will be set up throughout the school. It features an array of works by students in Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade. The public is invited to enjoy the art show from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be face-painting and a family craft table.

District residents are encouraged to visit the Silver Creek campus on May 21 and those eligible are reminded to exercise their right to vote. Visit www.silvercreekschools.org for more budget-related information including absentee ballot details and voter qualifications.