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DTL ends summer with Peasley concert

By Riley Fontana

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Dover Library extended an invitation to Stacey Peasley to perform at its "End of Summer Concert" on August 24. The event unfolded on the Town Hall Lawn, situated just across the street from the library. 

Peasley's musical repertoire is tailored for children, offering them an avenue to dance, sing, and engage their creativity. The concert, set against the backdrop of the sunset, provided a delightful evening activity for families.

The lawn teemed with children and families relishing the complimentary music. The atmosphere was alive with exuberance as everyone partook in spirited dancing and playful activities. This occasion marked a splendid prelude to the final weekend of summer before the commencement of the school year. Peasley's music transcended generational boundaries, evident in the diverse age groups that reveled in the entertainment. Attendees soaked up the pleasant weather while engaging with the offerings from the Dover Recreation Department, including merchandise and engaging activities for kids.

Peasley showcased many of her original compositions, guiding the audience in harmonious participation. She also shared the origins of her songs, drawing inspiration from her own children. Her adept crowd interaction and control rendered her a fitting choice for entertaining large gatherings of children. Accompanied by her band, Peasley's performance enveloped the venue with a rich sound that complemented her vocals.

The concert served as an uplifting farewell to summer, fostering a sense of community among families. As children played and connected, the event provided an opportunity for new friendships to blossom, potentially leading to relationships that carry into the classroom. Notably, the Dover schools commence their academic year at the tail end of August, rendering this concert a fitting finale to the summer season. The Dover Library is poised to offer a plethora of events catering to all age groups during the upcoming school year, including more music and dancing festivities.

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