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Strawberry Festival Set for Sunday Afternoon

Post-parade, Memorial Day events at Brookfield Historical Society include annual strawberry festival, war memorial exhibit and antique and vintage car display.

This year the Strawberry Festival will take place on Sunday May 27, 2012, between 12:30 and 3 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 ’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. For more information on this and other upcoming events of the Brookfield Historical Society, log onto www.brookfieldcthistory.org and click on the program calendar.

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