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for those without pool passes)
 • Historical displays in the Activity Center, fea- turing the Plainville Fire Department; the Li- brary; the Historical Society; Don Moon for Plainville Stadium; and vintage race cars that raced at the Stadium
 • Information tents for local nonprofit organiza- tions.
 Participants are encouraged to bring their own picnic favorites, chairs and blankets. Free park- ing will be available (courtesy of Tabitha & Justin Manafort) at the Old Parsons Buick dealership lot on Route 10 (East Street), with complimentary bus and trolley transportation (donated by Dattco) to/ from the picnic starting at noon and running in a continuous loop until 4 p.m. Parking at Norton Park is on a first-come, first-served basis.
 Continuously updated event information will be posted on the Facebook page “Plainville 150th Anniversary Celebration”. Those interested in volunteering for these events, or local nonprofit organizations who want an information tent at the picnic, may email Further information on the Petit Foundation and the 5K event is available at http://petitroadrace. com.
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rated. Buses will leave the Municipal Center park- ing lot starting at 10 a.m. and run every half-hour until the last departure at 3 p.m. For those who pre- fer to take the tour independently, a tour map and brochure with details on each site will be widely available.
 The fun continues Sunday, July 21 with the Chip’s Family Restaurant 5K Road Race to benefit the Petit Foundation. Registration for the race runs from 7-8:30 a.m., with a Kids’ Fun Run kicking off at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K Race/Fitness Walk starting at 9 a.m. Immediately followed by an old-fashioned fam- ily picnic at Norton Park from 12 until 4 p.m.
 Picnic-goers will enjoy:
 • A variety of food trucks selling burgers and hot dogs, sausage and pepper grinders, fried dough, and old-fashioned ice cream; plus, bot- tled water and soft drinks for sale by the 150th Anniversary Committee and the Historical So- ciety
 • Live music at the Bandshell by the Nzinga Daughters, the Old Tyme Fiddlers, and the Se- nior Center Ukulele Group
 • Children’s games & activities
 • Swimming at the public pool (wristbands will be distributed at the Event Information Booth

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