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Brookfield Historical Society Hosts Annual Strawberry Festival and War Memorial Exhibit Following Town's Memorial Day Parade. John Furlong left, President of the Brookfield Historical Society, and Don Winkley, right, Chairman of the Society's Strawberry Festival, stand by a classic Ford Mustang during last years annual event. This year the Strawberry Festival will take place on Sunday May 27, 2012, between 12:30 and 3:00 P.M. It will be held outside the Brookfield Museum located at the intersection of Routes 25 and 133 in Brookfield Center, following the Town's Memorial Day parade. The parade ends at the museum parking lot where strawberry shortcake and soft drinks will be sold to support future public programs of the Society. The Billy Michaels' Jazz for Juniors band, provided by Hegarty Realty, will be on hand to entertain and a display of antique and vintage automobiles will also featured in the parking lot. At the same time, within the Society's Museum, the second annual Brookfield War Memorial exhibit will be open to the public which honors 43 former Brookfield residents who gave their lives in service to the United States. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.