New Milford Girl Scout Troop No. 40256 will hold Parade Your Pooch, a canine costume contest, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The event will be held at the CandleWoof park on Pickett District Road.

A rain date of May 15 is set.

Prizes will be awarded for best costume in two categories: up to 20 pounds and more than 20 pounds.

Raffles and refreshments will be available.

There is a $5 per dog entry fee, with proceeds to benefit the Beautification of the dog park.

The troop plans to enhance the dog park with more benches, plantings, a sign and designated watering areas.

The troop is also accepting donations to help fund their project.