The Sherman Library will hold a family barbecue May 24 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The event will be held in the upper parking lot of Sherman School on Route 37.

In addition to the barbecue, offerings will include a bounce house, music by Bob O'Connor, cotton candy and popcorn, and a raffle with a chance to win a hot air balloon ride or water tube adventure.

A Sherman Cupcake Wars contest will also be held.

Interested bakers are invited to bring one dozen cupcakes to be judged on taste and presentation.

To enter the contest, call or email Susan Seeger at 860-355-0365 or

Tickets to the barbecue are $10 per person 12 and older and free for children under 12, and may be purchased by contacting Joan Laucius at 860-350-3591 or emailing