Friday, May 24, 2013

Greek Festival in New Britain

Message from Mayor Tim O'Brien:

I would like to invite you and your family to the 2013 Greek Festival in New Britain, being held this Friday (today), Saturday and Sunday.

Come celebrate Greek culture, music, authentic food, dance and a Greek Market.

The Greek Festival is taking place at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church at 301 West Main Street on the corner of West Main and Grove Hill.

It is happening Friday until to midnight, Saturday from 11am-1am, and Sunday from Noon to 10pm. The Festival is open to the public and admission and parking are free.

I hope to see you this weekend.

Take care!

Friday, May 10, 2013

2013 Race in the Park

Message from Mayor Tim O’Brien:

Tomorrow, Saturday, May 11th, the day before Mother’s Day, is the Connecticut Breast Health Initiative’s 10th Anniversary Race in the Park.

New Britain is proud host to this important event in Walnut Hill Park because it is important to make a difference locally in the fight against breast cancer.

Ways you can donate and help can be found online at, and in-person registration race day starts at 6:30am and continues until shortly before the races and walks begin.

The men's 5K begins at 8:00am, the kids' runs at 8:45am, the women's 5K at 9:15am and the walks at 10:15am. The Survivor Brunch is scheduled for 11:00am.

The 2013 Race in the Park will include a Sponsor’s Tent, Food Vendors, Breast Cancer Researcher’s Tent, Kid’s Expo, entertainment, and much more!

I invite you to be a part of this wonderful annual event in our city!

Thank you.