Special thanks to the Warwick Valley Gardeners and the Warwick Merchants Guild for sponsoring such great events this past weekend. Both events, the Sesquicentennial Village Garden Tour and “Picker’s Paradise,” were blessed with perfect weather and large attendance. The year of Sesquicentennial activities has given us so many memories with more to come!
The countdown for the Sesquicentennial Weekend starts NOW and we could surely use a helping hand for the long weekend of activities. We meet at Village Hall every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. as we plan multiple days of festivities from Aug. 2 to 5. Bring your talent and energy for a memorable event. For more information call 986-2031.
Another way to be involved is to create a float for your business or organization for the Float Parade to be held on Sat., Aug. 5. There are many contests that are planned including: Best Patriotic Display and Bunting, a Beard and Mustache Contest and The Most Amazing Jello Mold Contest!
This is all about fun, so be part of it and help us celebrate the culmination of 150 years!!
If you remember the Centennial from 1967, Mary Collura is working on a documentary film called, “Encapsulate.” Share your memories; she would love to hear from you. You can send Mary an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about the Sesquicentennial activities can be found at www.Warwick150.org, on the Warwick 150 Facebook page and on WTBQ Radio 1110 AM and 93.5 FM, which airs every Thurs. at 11 a.m.
The next Village Board meeting will be held on Mon., Jul. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Village Hall, located at 77 Main St. in Warwick.
The above column, written by Village of Warwick Mayor Michael Newhard, has been published in the July 12 issue of the Warwick Valley Dispatch.