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Businesses, organizations invited to participate in Savor the Summer Festival.

CHARLTON -- A free and open-to-the-public community event scheduled for the summer is inviting area businesses and organizations to participate at no cost.

Hosted by The Overlook Life Care Community in Charlton, the Savor the Summer Festival will feature a farmers market and organic farming presentations; live music and dancing; food and beverage, a petting zoo; and children's programs, along with other educational, entertainment and family activities.

"We're welcoming local businesses and groups to join us for this special gathering to celebrate the season and promote the uniqueness and flavor of the greater community we share,'' said Sandy O'Shea, director of sales and marketing for The Overlook.

The Overlook will promote the event and participating businesses and organizations, as well as provide presentation booths and exhibit space for seminars and sales. There are no costs to take part, and proceeds will go to participating businesses and organizations.

The deadline for area businesses and organizations to sign on is April 10.

To register or for more information, call Hilda Alers at (508) 434-2318.

The Savor the Summer Festival will be held rain or shine from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 25 on the grounds of The Overlook at 88 Masonic Home Road.

The Overlook encourages businesses and organizations in the categories below to join this special occasion:

Farmers Market Co Seeking local farmers to present and sell locally-grown and organic produce at the event.

Organic Farming Presentations Co Seeking speakers on organic farming and related topics such as beekeeping, raising livestock and spinning: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Clogging and Square Dancing Co Seeking performers and demonstrators: to be scheduled throughout the event.

Musical Entertainment Co Seeking three main musical acts: 11a.m. - 1p.m.; 1- 3 p.m.; and 3 - 5p.m.

Petting Zoo, Face Painting and Other Kid-Related Activities Co Seeking vendors to provide these and other family-related activities: to be scheduled throughout the event.

The Overlook Life Care Community, which provides independent living, is located at 88 Masonic Home Road, Charlton. Its phone number is (508) 434-2318, and its website is

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