Turkey Week 2019

Keeping with tradition, this will be another exciting Turkey Week for EAHS. Below are some of the major activities for our Instrumental Music Program students.

Monday

Pep Rallies at Elementary Schools

Three groups of marching band members, cheerleaders, and football players to visit schools

Powder Puff Game Pep Band

Pep band report to Cottingham at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday

Easton/Pburg Band Dance

Marching band students report to EAHS at 5:30 p.m.; concludes at 8 p.m.
— Luau theme

Wednesday

EAHS Bonfire Parade

Report to EAHS at 4:30 p.m.

Thursday “Turkey Day”

Easton/Pburg Thanksgiving Day Football Game

Report to EAHS at 8 a.m.; Return to EAHS around 1 p.m.

Saturday

Peace Candle Lighting

Chamber Strings report to Grand Eastonian Hotel at 10:30 a.m.

Jazz and Holiday Music on December 14

Christmas...and all that jazz poster image

Come and join our EAHS Jazz Ensemble for a wonderful night of jazz and holiday music! The Jazz Band is sponsoring its first holiday concert titled, “Christmas…and all that jazz.” The concert is scheduled for Saturday, December 14 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Easton Area High School Instrumental Music Room.

Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated! Cookies, milk, and hot cocoa will be available while you listen to some great jazz music. All proceeds will benefit the EAHS Instrumental Music Program. No RSVP is required.

Fall Craft Show 2019

We’re excited to host our biannual craft show this Saturday, November 16 from 9:00am-2:00pm at Easton Area High School.

  • Over 150 vendors will be selling their wares.
  • We have so many vendors that we are holding the show in four hallways and not three.
  • Enter through the cafeteria doors.
  • Expect some good eats at the food court.
  • This public event is a big fundraiser for the IMA.

Donations needed for the food court

To help make this a successful day, we are in need of some items to be donated for the food court. If you can help, please sign up for whatever item(s) you’re able to provide.

Food court features

  • Pork roll, egg, and cheese sandwiches
  • Burgers and dogs
  • Pulled pork sandwiches
  • Soups and chili
  • Walking tacos
  • Pretzels
  • Nachos
  • Pierogies
  • Fruit salad
  • Walking S’mores
  • Baked goods

Check-in reminders for our vendors

  • Check-in time is from 7:00-8:30am. Please don’t enter the building prior to 7:00am.
  • Volunteers will be available to assist you with off-loading.
  • Please check-in before setting up. You will receive at check-in:
    • Your space assignment
    • A menu from the food court
    • A coupon for a free hot drink and doughnut per purchased space.
    • Your numbered display slip for our Treasure Hunt. We encourage you to participate as this brings our patrons to all spaces in search of their matching number. The Treasure Hunt also serves as a fundraiser for us to benefit all instrumental music students at EAHS.
  • After unloading, please park your vehicle as far from the entrance as possible. This will allow visitors to park closer to the entrance.
  • You may begin breaking down your setup at 2:00pm, but no earlier. Volunteers will be available to assist you.

Questions?

You may contact Regina Gangemi at eahscraftshow@gmail.com or (484) 894-4729.

Fruit Sale 2019

The IMA is excited to team up again with Pee Jay’s Fresh Fruit to offer two selling phases of our annual fruit sale:

Online orders (Nov. 1-24)

Citrus fruit from Pee Jay's Fresh Fruit. Click image to place order..
Place your order online through Sunday, November 24. A portion of all online sales will go to the IMA general fund.

In-person student sales (Oct. 18-Nov. 4)

Fruit pickup (Dec. 14)

  • All orders will be ready for pickup on Saturday, December 14 at Easton Area High School cafeteria
  • In-person orders will be ready for pickup between 8:00-10:00am.
  • Online orders will be ready for pickup between 9:00am-1:00pm.

Meet the Band Night & Dinner, August 22 [Rescheduled]

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Due to weather, Meet the Band Night has been reschedule to Thursday, August 22 outside the instrumental music room at Easton Area High School.

IMA is providing a free dinner for family and friends. This night serves as a preview performance to showcase what our marching band students have been working on throughout band camp.

Volunteers and donations needed

Obviously, feeding 300 students and their families is no small undertaking, but we’re very excited to host everyone and showcase our hard-working students. We still are in need of volunteers to help prepare, grill, and serve the food, as well as donations for specific items. If you’re able to contribute, please indicate what you’re able to provide using this Sign Up Genius.

Noteworthy event details

  • Meet the Band Night will be held at EAHS and NOT at Cottingham Stadium.
  • Marching band rehearsal for Wednesday, August 21 is from 5:00-8:00pm at EAHS.
  • Marching band rehearsal for Thursday, August 22 is from 2:00-5:00pm with Meet the Band to follow immediately after.
  • Students, families, and friends can arrive between 5:00-5:30pm outside the EAHS instrumental music rehearsal room for dinner.
  • Students should wear their 2019-2020 red band shirt and shorts (these will be distributed Tuesday, August 20), long black socks, and dark colored sneakers. They also should bring their instrument/equipment with them if it is not already loaded on the instrument bus.
  • The students will begin warming up between 6:00-6:15pm.
  • The preview performance will begin at 7:00pm on the practice field by the high school and should conclude around 7:45pm. Please bring a lawn chair for the performance.
  • The IMA will be selling clothing as well as have information about the organization.