The Village Improvement Society of Washington will hold its 86th annual family picnic June 13 at 6 p.m.

All Washington residents are invited to attend the rain or shine event at the River Walk Pavilion next to Washington Primary School on School Street.

VIS will provide food and beverages.

The group was initially established by the late Ehrick Rossiter with its first board of directors formally organized in 1928.

The mission remains the same today: to support various projects and programs throughout the town with the sole interest of making Washington an even better place to live.

Tax-deductible donations to the VIS may be mailed to P.O. Box 132, Washington Depot, CT 06794.