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BHS Ice Cream Social


Change in Routes 179 and 219 - scheduled for July 28


Upcoming Rec Events

Natural Lawn Care Workshop:
Sunday-July 26, 10:30-11:30 am, Barkhamsted Senior Center

Aimee Petras, Education & Outreach Coordinator from the Farmington River Watershed Association, the Recreation Department and The Farmington River Coordinating Committee wants to help you get your lawn in shape without using chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Skeptical? Attend the upcoming workshop on July 26, from 10:30 to 11:30 at the Barkhamsted Senior Center. She will outline tips for mowing, seeding, watering and ways to manage common weeds and pests that can complicate natural lawn care. This is a great workshop that would be great to attend on your way to the Riverton Music Festival the same day. Please send an email to reserve your spot to Donna Bastrzycki-Barkhamsted Recreation Director

JOIN US AT THE 2015 RIVERTON MUSIC FESTIVAL Sponsored by the Recreation Commission. We hope to see all the campers and families there!!

Sunset/Moonlight Canoe!  (New!)

Join us for a fun meetup on West Hill Lake!

7/31/15- this is the day of the full moon. Please meet at 7:00 pm at the state boat launch on West Hill Lake for the meet time as that should get us on the water by 7:30, sunset is 8:11, moonrise is also at 8:11.  

Please bring your own boats, beverages, and snacks. Rain will cancel event. Postpone date will be 8/1/15 if the weather does not cooperate. To confirm you will attend please email Donna Bastrzycki  at barkhamstedrec@barkhamsted.us or for more info please call Peter Bakker at 860-491-4417


Barkhamsted Townhall
Barkhamsted Town Hall
67 Ripley Hill Road ~ P.O. Box 558
Pleasant Valley, CT 06063-0558

(860) 379-8285


All other days will remain the same as they are now (Monday, Tuesday. Thursday - 9:00-4:00; and Friday - 9:00-12:00).

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