At Last, Color

Brilliant tulips, and temperatures in the 70s, have provided weary residents a much needed reprieve from from a devastatingly long winter. Pictured above are tulips on the Waterbury Green, with St. John’s Episcopal Church in the background. Photo by John Murray

“Tulip Fest 2011” will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 1st, at Fulton Park in Waterbury.  The Opening and welcoming ceremony will commence at 10:00 am for approximately a 1/2 hour, including the unveiling of the tulips, a blessing by a local priest. There will be more than ten vendors on hand and plenty of games for kids. Music will be provided by a DJ, Diana Drysdale from the Chamber of Commerce.