WARSAW — As we move into June, here are some highlights for the month:
- June 5 — World Environment Day
- June 14 — Flag Day
- June 19 — Juneteenth
- June 20 — Father’s Day
- June is also Gay Pride Month
- June’s birthstone is Moonstone or Pearl. The June birth flower is
- Rose or Honeysuckle.
- Those born in June have a Zodiac sign of either Gemini (May 21 – June 20) or Cancer (June 21 – July 20).
- June is named for Juno, Roman queen of the gods.
- The Normandy landings were the landing operations and associated airborne operations on June 6, 1944, of the Allied Invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day,
- the event marked the largest seaborne invasion in history and was paramount in winning World War II.
- During a performance at the Railway in June 1964, Pete Townshend of The Who accidentally broke the head of his guitar on the low ceiling above the stage. This incident marked the start of auto-destructive art by destroying guitars and drums on stage.
- The Rolling Stones started their first U.S. tour June 5, 1964.
- June is National Candy Month, National Dairy Month, National Seafood Month and National Ice Tea Month.
First Friday in Downtown Warsaw
5-9 p.m. Friday, June 4
The event is free and open to the public. The theme is Honor and Remember and will include a Veterans Recognition event.
Welcome to Summer Community Event
9 a.m. – noon Saturday, June 5
The free event is hosted by Spoonful of Imagination and open to the public
703 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw
Village At Winona Annual Art Fair
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Jun 5
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 6
Nappanee Days of the Blue & Gray
June 11 – June 13
The free event includes a Civil War reenactment.
Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Department
Annual Golf Outing
Sycamore Golf Club
8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. June 27
$50 per person or $200 per team