Tommy and father Greg Armell enjoyed a great afternoon on the new equipment on Sept. 3.

Selectboard chair Matt Krasnow, with his wife, Julia Wayne, and their kids Boden, 3, and Kaleb 1,at the Town Beach celebration for the new play ground equipment. The Charlotte Recreation Commission hosted a community gelato party on August 22 to celebrate the opening of the new playground at the Charlotte Beach.

Moe Harvey, on the right in pink, joined by, from left, Recreation Commission member Greg Smith, Recreation Commission chair Bill Fraser-Harris and Selectboard member Carrie Spear scooping joy to both kids and their parents.

Mary Jo Collins, with daughter Cassidy and son Brady, regular summer visitors from White Plains, NY, enjoying the new family-size swing.

The Charlotte Recreation Commission hosted a community gelato party on August 22 to celebrate the opening of the new playground at the Charlotte Beach. The gelato and the service cart were provided by La Villa Restaurant, the cost was underwritten by Patterson Fuels, and a good time was had by all. Photos by Vince Crockenberg and Heather Armell Morse