The Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut in New Milford will participate in National Eat Outside Day Aug. 31.

The school will provide a bagged lunch to go or to be enjoyed on the Village Green from noon to 1 p.m.

Diners are encouraged to bring their own blanket or chair for the a picnic on the Green.

Lunch orders may be placed online by visiting or calling the school at 203-512-5791.

Proceeds will support the Community Culinary School's job training and placement programs.

The school provides job and life skills training to unemployed and under-employed adults leading to career paths in the food service industry.