The Sherman Chamber Ensemble will host a free community picnic and concert June 29.

It will also feature the first volunteer fair organized by the newly formed Sherman Steps Up! committee made up of representatives of town commissions and community organizations that rely on volunteers to provide vital services in the town.

A rain date of June 30 is planned.

Residents are invited to bring blankets and/or chairs to the town green from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hot dogs and ice cream sundaes will be provided.

For more information, call 860-355-5930 or visit