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Upcoming News & Events, 6/29 and Beyond

Upcoming News & Events, 6/29 and Beyond


Hello Friends!  We’re getting ready for a wonderful weekend!  Several events happening so make sure you check out the descriptions below. And, as always, click HERE for the full UPCOMING EVENTS page.



Wednesday, July 4th:  Happy 4th of July Holiday!  All schools and offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in celebration of Independence Day.  The Milford Public Library will also be closed on Wednesday in recognition of the holiday.



Fireworks Safety: As you know, there will be a lot of fireworks activity over the weekend and into next week.  Parents – please be watchful of your children as they join in on the fun.  The National Safety Council has some great tips on how to keep yourself and your children safe over the holiday.  Click HERE for their webpage.


Fireworks Schedule Across the State:  Here is the list of fireworks shows taking place across the state beginning this weekend and into next week (thanks to WTNH-TV/News8 for the list).  Have fun and be safe!



Saturday, June 30th: Dash for Danni 5K, @ Foran High School, suggested arrival time is 11:00 a.m., $30 for ages 19+; $25 for ages 18 and under.  The 2nd Annual Dash for Danni 5K will take place on Saturday, June 30th – and everyone is welcome to participate.  This race has been organized in her honor with all proceeds going to the Danni Kemp Cancer Support Fund, a 501 c3 nonprofit fund. Registration Fee: $30 (adults, 19+), $25 (ages 13 – 18).  Please click HERE to go to the flyer containing more info and a link to register.  Thank you!

Saturday, June 30th: Milford’s Kick Off to Summer, @ Lisman Landing, 4:00 – 11:00 p.m. FREE ADMISSION.  One of the BEST days of the year in Milford!  Gather your friends and family – and venture downtown to Lisman Landing to enjoy Milford’s summer kick-off party!  There will be Bands (Gear Junkies and the Rum Runners), Food Trucks, Adult beverages – and a wonderful Fireworks show (start time is 9:15 p.m.).  Keep in mind – there will be NO PARKING at Lisman Landing, the Coast Guard Station, or Fowler Field.  As an option, shuttles will run continuously from Wasson Field, Milford Senior Center, and Harborside Middle School.  Our thanks to sponsors The Milford Bank, Devon Rotary, Wines and More, and, of course, the City of Milford!  Click HERE for the flyer.


That’s it for this week, folks.  Have a great holiday and please be safe.


- The Milford Public Schools