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President's Award Recipient - Elizabeth Early
350th
It's finally here! The big 350th celebration we've all been talking about! Come one, come all to this once in a lifetime event. So many fun activities and delicious foods await..

TOWN PARADE 10 a.m. - Staging: 8:30 a.m
. Parade Route begins at Stevens Road to Rocco Field at Recycle Way. Fife and Drum corps, floats, antique cars, and various local groups will participate.

Parking is available for parade spectators at local businesses along the parade route, north of La Foresta Restaurant.

PICNIC - Parking for the Picnic is $5 at the Middle School and KES. Parking at KES will be available from noon on. There will be shuttles running every 30 minutes from KES and Recycle Way/Rocco Field to Parmelee Farm. The picnic will follow the parade at Parmelee Farm, running from noon to 9 p.m.

Noon: Welcome - Introductions

12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Entertainment
- Barber Shop Quartet
- "Killingworth has Musical Talent" Local residents and musicians perform

12:30 - 3:45 p.m. Family Activities and Contests - run by HK Youth and Family Services
- Relay Races on inflatable course
- Tug o' War-challenge
- Potato Sack Races
- Egg Toss
- Corn Hole Toss

3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
- Speakers (Local and State dignitaries)
- 350th Chairs and Planning Committee members
- Killingworth Lions awarding "Citizen of the Year" - Tom Keyes, President
- Lions District Governor - Hilary Kumnick
- Contest award winners
- Best Parade Float
- "Battle of the Bands" winner and singing talent appreciation awards
- Contest winner awards - Field activities/competitions

5- 6 p.m.
Entertainment - Braiden Sunshine / Finalist on NBC's "The Voice" in 2015. Old Lyme High School Senior

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
- Entertainment - "String of Pearls" (17) piece Big Band from Essex
- The Barber Shop Quartet will be performing on stage and will also roam to different areas of the farm throughout the day.

Other interesting tidbits:
- iCRV radio will be broadcasting live from their "Tiny House" at the farm with on the spot interviews during the day
- Babe Ruth's Granddaughter (Linda Ruth Tosetti) will be in the parade and signing Babe Ruth photos at the picnic
- "A Place Called Hope" is a Rehabilitation and Education Center for Birds of Prey.
- Fidelco Guide dog Association
- Killingworth Land trust guided wilderness trail tours at Parmelee Farm
- Northeastern Woodland Native American program through Bushy Hill
- Boy Scouts will be building a 40 ft long "Monkey Bridge" for a fun activity to cross on a single rope
Some Farm & Artisan market vendors will be attending, Lions Club making their famous Corn Dogs and Gourmet Hot Dogs, Republicans: Gourmet Popcorn, Democrats: Cotton Candy, Killingworth Women's Org: Ice Cream, Franks Pizza Truck, Fire Department: Hamburgers, Killingworth FD Auxiliary: Beverages, Andie's Cookies
Bring your own picnic food or buy it there. No open fires.