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174 Main Street
Deep River, CT 06417
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Monday - Friday
9:00am - 3:00pm
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Get Ready!!!
Annual Carnival with Food Trucks
Friday through Sunday
June 21-23, 2019
**Devitt Field**
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Save the Dates
Sounds of Summer-
Music & a Meal concert series
Starts June 27, 2019
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Back by Popular Demand-
Another Pallet Craft night-
Checkout the fun we had at the last class @
Make a custom rustic 9" x 16" sign.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Cost $40.00 (early bird sign up cost)
Find out more & Signup here:

Summer Camp registration is On-Going!!
Don't Miss Out!
Register here:Summer Camp 2019
Summer Employment Opportunities-
Gate Guards
Life Guards

  New Spring Program!
Flag Football
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Announcing the 2019 Bus Trips
Philadelphia Flower Show-March 2nd
Broadway Show-"Come From Away" -March 27th
Red Sox vs. Houton Astros -May 18th
Newport Dinner Theater & Cabaret - September-TBD
NE Patriots Football vs NY Jets - TBD
Sign up here:2019 Bus Trips

Every Wednesday night through April 10th at DRES
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No pre-registration required. Drop in fee is $3.00 per week
Must bring your own equipment. Balls provided

Congratulations to this year's winners of the First ever Light Parade-
Merchant/Business-First Student
Youth Group-Troop 13 Boy Scouts
Municipal Entity-Deep River Garden Club
Family/Neighborhood-The Welch Family
Congratulations to the winners of the 'Find the Holiday Moose' contest
Daniel Charbonnier
Katie Schaefer
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First Ever -Lighted Parade-
There's still time to enter your decorated vehicle!
Saturday, December 8th @ 5:00 pm
Parade will kick off from the High Street Entrance to DRES & take a left on High Street.  
The parade will proceed left on Main Street, left on Esses, left on High back to the school.
To register your vehicle or float and to see all the details

Movies at the Beach
Fridays  through August 17th
Movies are FREE and begin at Dusk-Plattwood Park
**Concession Stand will be open**


This week (8/16)- is the final concert in 'The Sounds of Summer' free concert series-
Join us at Plattwood Park for the cool sound of 'All Funk'd Up'  
& Food by Deep River Pizza
The fun starts at @ 6:30 pm.
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The Richard H. Smith Little League Field was dedicated on May 23rd.  
Thank you to all who came out as we unveiled the new scoreboard that bears his name as an honor to our former First Selectman.  
Free hot dogs from Chris' Hot Dogs, Free ice cream from Flavor King and Free balloon scultptures added to the celebratory fun!
Head down to Plattwood Park and check it out!



Congratulations to this year's Fishing Derby winners!
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Over All Winner - Elliott Paradis -16 1/2"
Ages 5-8
1.Alyssa J. 15 3/4"
2. Dakota C. 15 1/2"
3. Dylan J. 12 1/4"
Ages 9-11
1. Chris 15 3/4" (2.25 lb.)
2. Aiden 15 3/4" (2.0 lb.)
3.Tucker N. 12 1/2"
Ages 12-15
Paige L. 16 "
Jack W. 15 1/2"
Race G. 15 1/4"
Sat. May 12, 2018

Announcing our 2018 Bus Trips
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follow the link here: 2018 Bus Trips

**new program**
Children's Intro to Dance Class
Boys & Girls Ages 5-12
2 Sessions:July 9th- 31st & August 6th-28th
Classes held once a week-
Monday - ages 5-8, 9-12
& Tuesdays - ages 3-5
Check out all the details
here and sign up today!

Open to all men of post secondary school age
Registration now open
 Teams must be formed prior to registration-but all players must register individually
$20.00 per person

Thanks to all who came out for
the Annual Easter Egg Hunt
on Saturday, 3/24/18 @ Devitt Field
So many much fun!!

New Players Welcome! Join us this week!
12 WEEKS/$ 225
JANUARY 6, 2018- MARCH 24, 2018

Plan to Join us for the First Ever-'Trunk or Treat' event!
Be part of the fun!-
Download the form here to pre-register your car!
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Thanks to all who ran/walked in the 23rd annual Deep River 5K/1 Mile Run
Also a big thank you to all of the 2017 sponsors-
Following is a list of our generous sponsors:
Platinum Level - The Eye Doctors, Gorilla Graphics & Finkeldey Septic Services;
Gold Level - Adams Food Store, C.P. Burdick & Son, Inc. , Colanar, Brewer Deep River Marina,
Mather & Pitts Insurance and Olsen’s Sanitation Company;
Silver Level - Access Storage, Auto Plus Auto Parts, Atwood’s Auto Appearance, Ashleigh’s Garden, Celebrations, Chris’ Dog House, Citizen’s Bank, Pizzeria DaVinci, Deep River Jewelry Design, Deep River Garden Club, Deep River Pizza, Dough on Main, Fred & George’s Garage, Inc., Hally Jo’s Restaurant, Key Bank, Northwest Mutual, Main Street Sweet Shoppe, Moravela’s Pizza, Morrissey Engineering, LLC., Salon 154, Simons’ Marketplace, Squared Circle Studio, LLC., Razz Salon, Riverview Lodge, The Barber Shop, The Lace Factory and Top Notch Electrical
View Results here-

All races were chip timed by RatRace Timing

Family Day- Saturday, September 16th
Thank you to Haynes Building Materials & Whelen Engineering for sponsoring the spectacular fireworks display!
Also, thankyou to the Chester/Deep River Lions club who sponsored the DJ

Thank you to all who supported our 2017 bus trips.  
Look for some exciting trips in 2018!

Sign up by following the link here

Got an idea for a bus trip?  Let us know!

-Movies at the beach have ended-
Thank you to all who joined us a free family movie @ Plattwood Park.  

Summer Concerts have ended!  
What a great line up we had in 2017!

Thanks to all who attended our carnival and food fest!  See you in 2018!!

Deep River's Annual Fishing Derby-!
Congratulations to this year’s Fishing Derby winners!
Grand Prize Winner-
Dakota C. - 18” in. trout
Age 5-8:
1st -Madison M. 13 ¾ in.
2nd -Jordan H. 13 in.

Age 9-11
1st – Joanna P. 15 in.
2nd- Celia H. 14 in.
3rd –Michael K. 12”

Age 12-15
1st-Race G. 12”
2nd- Grace N. 11 ¼” in.
3rd – Jack W. 11” in.

Thank you to our sponsors-Deep River Hardware, Benny's, Cabelas and the Bogaert Family and to an anonymous benefactor who's generous donation allowed all who registered to fish for free!

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt was enjoyed by 100's of Deep River youth!
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Congratulations to the Purple Dragons- the 2017 "Senior Bowl" Champions!

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The 2016-2017 Valley Cup Champions-The Minnesota Timberwolves!
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Congratulations to the Cast & Crew of the
Parks & Recreation's Production of
'The Big Bad Musical'
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The winter basketball season is underway!

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Valley Cup Champs 2016- NCAA UCONN Huskies, NBA-Denver Nuggets                                         K-1 grade having fun!

Congratulations to this year's Gingerbread House Winners!
Best Use of Candy- Jack & Joanna P.
Most Creative - Sophi B.
Most Unique - Aden & Dexter N.

Congratulations to the 2016 Winner of the Best Decorated House -
The Haut Family

Halloween Fun!
Congratulations to this year's costume winners;
Youth-1st place -Skye R.(center); 2nd place -Clementine L. (left); 3rd place -Paul (right); Adult -top prize to Nicole, Chris and Evelyn D.1122016_110958_7.jpg1122016_110917_3.jpg

Congratulations to all the
runners/walkers and winners!
Top Female -Allison Stroili
Top Male -Darren Walden
**Save the Date- September 16th 2017 for the 23rd annual 5K race**

Congratulations to this year's Fishing derby winners!

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The biggest catch of the day was a 17" rainbow trout which was caught by Michael Kollmer.
Winners in all categories are as follows:
Ages 5-8:
1st Place- Miriam Jamison
Ages 9-11:
1st Place-Natalie Novak
2nd Place-Sam Kehlenbach
3rd Place -Joanna Petrone
Ages 12-15:
1st Place- Dan Hearn
2nd Place -Dan Smith
3rd Place -Jake Ramage
Thanks to our sponsors-Deep River Hardware, Benny's and Cabela's

Deep River Town Hall • 174 Main Street • Deep River, CT 06417

Phone (860) 526-6020 • Fax (860) 526-6023 • email