People’s State Forest goes Hawaiian

BARKHAMSTED — A Hawaiian themed potluck dinner sponsored by the Barkhamsted Recreation Department was held at the People’s State Forest on Friday, July 18.

Residents donned flower leis and enjoyed a variety of food items including pasta salads, pineapple, meatballs, rice and fruit kebabs.

Also, hot dogs and hamburgers were grilled by department member Peter Baker.

“We’re trying to get more local residents to come out and enjoy the park,” Baker said. “This is our first potluck dinner. We have a summer camp for kids here and a number of the campers came back to enjoy the picnic.”

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