Kids raced around, turning cartwheels and scootering up and down the walkways on the Branford Green. Families reclined in lawn chairs, enjoying a picnic dinner and catching up with their neighbors. There was the aroma of grilled hot dogs in the warm summer air.
“Look at this,” said Andrea Savino, Community Dining Room program and outreach coordinator, as she surveyed the roughly 325 residents at the most recent Tuesday night Community Dinner on the Green. “Look at all the kids. Look at everyone living life again.”