Brookfield Historical Society and Museum -- Strawberry Festival


165 Whisconier Avenue, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

On May 26, 2013 at the Brookfield Historical Society and Museum the annual Strawberry Festival will be held.  Call for further information.

Brookfield Memorial Day Parade


Main Street, Brookfield, CT 06804.

On May 26, 2013 the Town of Brookfield will hold their annual Historical Memorial Day Parade sponsored by The Lions Club of Brookfield. 

Memorial Day Parade--Kent


Route 7, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-4627.

On Monday, May 27, 2013 at 9:30AM the Kent Memorial Day Parade will begin north on Route 7.  Picnic will follow.  Call for further information.

Memorial Day Parade--Harwinton


Route 4, Harwinton, CT 06791.

On Monday, May 27, 2013 at 2PM the Harwinton Memorial Day Parade will begin at the Harwinton Fairgrounds, Locust Road and proceeds to the Green. 

Memorial Day Parade--Falls Village


On the Green, Falls Village, CT 06031.

On Monday, May 27, 2013 the Falls Village Memorial Day will begin with a salute to the fallen at 9:30AM on the Green with speaker Kirk Harrington, VFW Post 6851 commander.  The parade will form at Lee H. Kellogg School at 9:30AM and step off at 9:45AM.  Ceremony at the Green at 10AM. 

Memorial Day Services-Cornwall


Route 7, Cornwall, CT 06753. Phone: 860-672-2709.

On Monday, May 27, 2013 the Cornwall Memorial Day Service will being at 9AM at North Cornwall Cemetery.  Flowers are requested to decorate the graves. A 10AM Seamen's Service will be held at the Cornwall Covered Bridge.  A Memorial Day parade and ceremony will begin at 11AM on the Green.  A carnival will follow at the United Church of Christ.  Call for further information.

Memorial Day Parade--Canaan


Main St., Canaan, CT 06018. Phone: 860-824-8158.

On Monday, May 27, 2013 the Canaan Memorial Day Parade will begin at 10:30AM from Town Hall.  A salute to the fallen will be at 11AM at the Doughboy with speaker and Vietnam veteran Peter Troisi.  Twenty-one gun salutes will be held at 14 cemeteries in Canaan/Lakeville/Falls Village and at Geer Retirement Center.  Call for further information.

Memorial Day Parade-Bridgewater


Main St., Bridgewater, CT 06752.

On Monday, May 27, 2013 the Bridgewater Memorial Day Parade will begin at 8:20AM down Main Street.  A service will follow on the Green.

Brookfield Historical Society Annual Stawberry Festival


165 Whisconier Road, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

On May 27, 2013 the Brookfield Museum's Annual Strawberry Festival will take place from noon to 3PM. Location: Historical Society's Museum grounds, 165 Whisconier Road  (at the junction of CT Routes 25 and 133). Following the Brookfield Memorial Day parade, the Museum and Historical Society will host its annual Strawberry Festival. The festival will feature, at no charge, a live jazz band and an antique car exhibit.  In addition homemade strawberry short cake and soft drink beverages will be sold to the public.  All proceeds will go to sponsor future public programming at the Museum. A memorial exhibit honoring Brookfield residents who died while in service to their country will also run concurrently at the Society Museum.

Gunn Memorial Library Offers The Story of Poetry in Spanish Discussion Series with Professor John Turner--Washington, CT


5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7756.

On Thursday,  May 9th and then Tuesdays at 6PM a dicussion Series with Professor John Turner will be help  at the Gunn Memorial Library.  The dynamic series of discussions continues as we explore the development of the poetic tradition in Spanish through the reading of English translations (alongside the original texts) of works from the Middle Ages to the present in Spain and Latin America. Copies of the readings are available at the circulation desk. Bowdoin Professor Emeritus John Turner will be leading the weekly discussion this Thursday, and subsequent Tuesdays, at 6:00pm ending May 28.  Please call to ensure adequate materials. All programs are free and open to the public.