Community Calendar

Beginner Dog Obedience Class
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Westerly

Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Free income Tax help
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Westerly

Impressonistic Painting
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Charlestown

Take Your Child To The Library Day! Special Storytime, Craft, and Free Bag!
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Westerly

Rotary Chowder Cook-off
Noon - 3 p.m. Westerly

Critter Club - Saturday Afternoon Parent-Child Nature Program
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

Prudence Crandall's Legacy
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Hopkinton

Potluck Dinner
6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Charlestown

Electronics Recycling Drop Off Event
9 a.m. - Noon Charlestown

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The Westerly High School Band makes its way across the Mystic Drawbridge during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday afternoon.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun
Paul Cornelius, a firefighter with the Westerly Fire Department, drives Engine 1 across the Mystic Drawbridge during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday afternoon.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun Members of Stonington Youth Football and Cheerleading carry their banner across the Mystic Drawbridge during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday afternoon.   Grace White/The Westerly Sun Dale Gauthier, of N. Stonington, is all decked out in green as she awaits the start of the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Saturday.   Grace White/The Westerly Sun The Westerly High School Band plays for the crowd as they march across the Mystic Drawbridge. The 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade marched through the streets of downtown Mystic on Sunday afternoon.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun The Mystic Highland Pipe Band crosses the Mystic Drawbridge during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday. The parade kicked off at Mystic Seaport, wound its way through downtown and ended at the Mystic Arts Center.   Grace White/The Westerly Sun Tony Lepore, better know as Providence's Stonington's First Selectmen Ed Haberek, Jr. waves to the crowd as the group of dignateries march towards the reviewing stand on Water St. Behind him is Selectman George Crouse.  The 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade marched through the streets of downtown Mystic on Sunday afternoon, beginning at Mystic Seaport and ending at the Mystic Arts Center.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun The Mystic Fire Department make their way past a crowd of onlookers on West  Main St. during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday. The parade kicked off at Mystic Seaport, wound its way through the streets of downtown and ended at the Mystic Arts Center. Grace White/The Westerly Sun Engine 55 of the Mystic Fire Department passes under the parade banner on West Main St. in downtown Mystic on Sunday afternoon. The 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade  began at Mystic Seaport and ended at the Mystic Arts Center on Water St.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun The New London Firefighters Pipe & Drum band make their way through downtown Mystic during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday afternoon.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun As they sit with family and friends,  Nicholas Luberano, 9, of Mystic, and his mom, Jill, (behind him) wave to a familiar face in the crowd during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday.  The parade kicked off at Mystic Seaport, wound through the streets of downtown Mystic and ended at the Mystic Arts Center on Water St.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun Members of the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee wave to the crowd as they pass over the Mystic Drawbridge on Sunday afternoon.  The 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade began at Mystic Seaport, marched through the streets of downtown, and ended at the Mystic Arts Center on Water St.   Grace White/The Westerly Sun (l-r) Annika Santos, 8, of Stonington, Quinn Vanderstreet, 3, of Pawcatuck, Caroline Murphy, 7, of Pawcatuck and Peyton Vanderstreet, 6, of Pawcatuck, watch the parade go by. The 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade marched through the streets of downtown Mystic on Sunday afternoon.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun Firefighters, from the Stonington Fire Department, wave to the crowd during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade  on Sunday afternoon.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun Members of Stonington Youth Football and Cheerleading carry their banner across the Mystic Drawbridge during the 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday afternoon.   Grace White/The Westerly Sun Engine 55 of the Mystic Fire Department passes under the parade banner on West Main St. in downtown Mystic on Sunday afternoon. The 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade  began at Mystic Seaport and ended at the Mystic Arts Center on Water St.  Grace White/The Westerly Sun

Irish spring kickoff is a grand success


The 11th annual Mystic Irish Parade kicked off at Mystic Seaport on Sunday afternoon. The parade marched through the streets of downtown Mystic and ended at the Mystic Arts Center.



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