Sunday, August, 26, 2012, 12:30-6:00 PM*
Pittsfield’s Town Shut Down potluck picnic in the Town Center.
The town of Pittsfield has something to celebrate. We are hosting Pittsfield's Town ShutDown potluck picnic in the Town Center, on August 26, 2012 from 12:30–7 PM to reconnect, reflect and celebrate the incredible community strength that united an isolated town in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.
We encourage carpooling, walking or riding bikes to the town to as we did after Irene. If you are coming from afar look for PTSD parking on Stanley Tool Rd (Between the Fire House and the Pitts-Stop), around the town green, at the church, at the CV Oil office, in front of the cemetery and at Bikram Yoga.
The event will begin with an informational "Morning Meeting" at 12:30 at the Pittsfield Federated Church, which started most of our days early in the morning after Irene.
Throughout the day there will be...
Slideshows-pictures and videos collected people in town
Open House-sneak peak of newly renovated Town Office and library
Artistic kids activities 1:30-4:30 PM
Music by the South Royalton Band 2-3:30 PM and special appearance by the trio of Treble Makers
Food 2-4 PM-hot dogs, hamburgers, French fries, corn on the cob, grilled vegetables and potluck items as well as ice cream and cake
Athletic kids and adult activities 3:30-5:30 PM with Coach Labella
Special Guest appearances from a few heads of legislature, some including Congressman Welch to speak at 3 PM and Governor Shumlin at 4 PM to kick off dessert and present an award to our Emergency Management Coordinator, Peter Borden.
We cap of the day back in the church at 6 PM for Pittsfield's premier of "Flood Bound" created by our own Marion Abrams.
If you can't stay till the end VPT will air it on Aug 25 at 4PM
Rain or Shine.
All are welcome; please bring lawn chairs and a potluck item.
For an actual timeline email Erica at Hurdof3@hotmail.com