Family Programs & Special Events

2nd Annual Doggy Paddle
Tuesday 9/8/20
Bring your pup out to this fun dog swim! 2 swim waves will be held: 4:30-5:30 p.m. and 5:45-6:45 p.m. Cost is $10/Dog (per Wave). Dogs must be licensed and up to date on all shots. No aggressive dogs, please. Dogs must remain off-leash in the swim area and humans are not allowed in the pool. Tennis balls will be provided. Please do not bring your own toys. In addition to the swim, take time to visit some vendors!

Child/Adult Fun Runs - STATUS TBD
(All Ages)
Grab your sneaks and run some extra miles! Children jog for one mile around the Smith Middle School Soccer field. Adult courses are 2.4 and 3.5 miles. Register at the Smith Middle School Upper Soccer Field starting at 6:30 p.m. for a 6:50 p.m. start. Divisions include male and female 35 & up, 19 - 34, 15-18, 13-14, 10-12, 7-9, and 6 & under. Tuesdays, June 23, 30; July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4. No fee. 

Riverfront Music Series - CANCELED
Head down to Riverfront Park on Wednesday nights all summer long to enjoy some great music! Bring a picnic or purchase dinner on-site as you relax with family and friends on warm summer nights with entertaining music. A series of free, outdoor concerts beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the field behind the Riverfront Community Center on Welles Street. For more information about the Riverfront Music Series, CLICK HERE

Farmers Market - CANCELED
Local Farmers will join the festivities on Wednesdays from 5:00-8:00 p.m. setting up booths to sell their locally sourced products. Enjoy one stop shopping to purchase fresh, high-quality produce and other items. 

Children’s Performance & Camp Kickoff - CANCELED
A special Riverfront Music Series concert just for kids!  Bring the family for a fun night of kids music and those who are attending our summer camp programs can meet camp staff. 

Movie Night - CANCELED
Jeff Bodeau and Desi Meister with William Raveis Real Estate present the 4th annual outdoor movie night. Grab a blanket or chair and enjoy a movie under the stars. Movies to be announced in May. For more information visit 

Join the Town Band - TBD
The Glastonbury Town Band consists of professional & amateur musicians who play together for 4 concerts/year. New band members welcome. Attend rehearsal ready to play on Sundays, 7:00-9:00 p.m. June 14, 21, 28; August 2, 9 and 16 at the GHS Band Room. 

Town & Community Tag Sale - CANCELED
(All Ages)
Purchase a 10’x10’ space and bring your wares to sell at our annual event! You must provide your own tables. The Town will also be selling bikes, tools, jewelry and other items. Based on order of registration, you will be asked to choose a space. We reserve the right to assign a space to you in the event you cannot be reached. Spaces fill quickly! CLICK HERE for the Tag Sale Map

Tag Sale
10’x10’ Space                          210011-01

FEE:                 $25/before May 1; $35/On and After May 1
TIME:               Set-up of your area begins at 5:00 a.m. Tag Sale opens to the public at 8:00 a.m. and closes at 1:00 p.m.
DATE:               Saturday, June 6 (Raindate, June 7)
LOCATION:      Behind Academy Building

Sand Castle Contest
(Glastonbury Children of all Ages)
Build castles at Eastbury Pond Saturday, July 11 (rain date: July 19) from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. at the pond. Children may work on their castle individually or in groups.

Children’s Water Festival
(Glastonbury Youth Ages 7 to 14)
Enjoy a variety of dun activities, including relays using kickboards, ping pong balls and life jackets. Held at the Grange Pool on Monday, July 20 (rain date: Friday, July 24) from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. at the pool. Popsicles will be served.

Ice Cream Social
(All Pool Patrons)
Addison Pool will host an Ice Cream Social beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4 (rain date: August
5). Ice cream cups with chocolate syrup & toppings available. Eat until it’s gone! Free to pool patrons.