Pittsfield; it's the place to be this coming Saturday, August 5th, rain or shine, as the Pittsfield Police Department gets ready to host its first-ever "Pittsfield Community Festival" from 3 PM to 7 PM.

According to the organizers of the event, everything from the games and activities to the food will be free, so the community can have a fun day without any cost.

Happy kids hugging toggether

"The event has lots of activities to include, including ATV driving for adults and younger, Star Wars Characters, dunk tank, face painting, National Guard vehicles, basketball, Smokey the Bear, Home Depot Building, Hancock Lumber plant a tree, Dysart giveaways, bounce houses, snow cones, popcorn, hamburgers, hotdogs, Water at our Pepsi Hydration center, DJ, games, giveaways and more."

Father and two sons playing in the park.
Vincent Morris has been Chief of Police in Pittsfield since December. He says he hopes that events like this will foster a sense of community among the residents and their neighbors.
According to Chief Morris, “For me I have a clear mission, it’s the community and making it stronger and better.  It's to bring the community and businesses together and make Pittsfield a safe place to live, work and enjoy recreation."
Manson Park is located at  51 Peltoma Ave.

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