March 2017 Around Town Journal

March 2017 Around Town Journal The Mayor and Town Council introduced the Fiscal Year 2017-18 (FY18) Budget at the March 13th Council Meeting. The Public Hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, April 6th, 7 pm. The Budget is available to view beginning on Page 8. Arriving in mail boxes soon is the Town’s 2017 Events Calendar. I encourage Residents to post the schedule to your refrigerator or bulletin board, so you don’t miss any of our upcoming events! In just a few short weeks, Howard Avenue will be hosting the 4th Annual Kensington Car Show on April 9th, 10 am – 4 pm, where you can check out cool cars, relax and listen to live bands, grab some lunch from multiple food trucks, and shop in one of our unique stores. The 12th Annual Day of the Book Festival will be on April 23rd, 11 am – 4 pm, which celebrates the International Day of the Book, by lining Howard Avenue with authors and books, along with live bands and a food court at the Train Station.  There will also be a Craft Show held on Armory Avenue by Gala. One event missing from the Event Calendar is the 1st Annual Kensington Paper Airplane Day, which is sponsored by Kensington Can! The event is scheduled for Sun., May 21st, 1 – 3 pm, at St. Paul Park, and will allow people to decorate their own paper airplanes, enter contests, and win prizes.