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"Rising Stars" drew big crowds at the Stratford Library in previous outings.  The latest will take place on June 13th.

Rising Stars event for teens at the Stratford Library June 13

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library’s Teen Services Department will hold its semi-annual “Rising Stars @ SLA” program on Saturday, June 13 from 1-5 pm in the Lovell Room. A town-wide creative arts performance event geared to all Stratford teens, the program is free and open to the public. “This is really […] [Read More]
Philip Johnson's Glass House was built in 1949.

The Glass House Summer Party: Saturday, June 13th

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From a press release: NEW CANAAN — On June 13th from 12 noon to 4 o’clock, celebrate the start of the season by joining The Glass House as we host our annual Summer Party. Space is limited so buy your tickets now! Supported by Swarovski, the event features a festive picnic by Campagna, the restaurant […] [Read More]
These are but a few of the 10,000 plus books which will be part of Stratford Library's annual book sale Thursday, June 4 through Sunday, June 7, 2015.

Stratford Library book sale set for June 4-7

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford, Connecticut will hold its annual book sale Thursday, June 4 through Sunday, June 7, 2015. The sale, which is a major fund-raiser for the library, is being organized again this year by the SLA Board of Trustees under Co-chairmen Karla Glad […] [Read More]
Categories: Literature, Stratford

River Street Wednesdays to begin May 27th

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From a Press Release: Milford, CT, April 20, 2015- The City of Milford and Milford Arts Council are thrilled to announce River Street Wednesdays. River Street Wednesdays will be held each Wednesday at Noon on the parkette in front of City Hall from May 27th to August 26th, 2015. “River Street Wednesdays provides the community […] [Read More]
Jay Rowe presents an $8,000 check to Board of Education chair Susan Glennon (center) and Superintendent of Schools Elizabeth E. Feser.

Jay Rowe Donates $8,000 to Milford Schools Music Dept.

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We received this note from Milford Public Schools: MILFORD – To say the audience was ‘jazzed’ is an understatement for those who attended the 13th Annual Smooth Jazz for Scholars benefit concert on April 24th and 25th, created by local jazz aficionado Jay Rowe. And this year, thanks to strong ticket sales and generous corporate […] [Read More]
Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, Conn., cemented Johnson's reputation and is considered a modernist classic

Glass House has a new website

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From a press release NEW CANAAN — The new Glass House website features expanded content and streaming media related to architecture, art, conservation, special exhibitions, and works from the permanent collection. The website redesign incorporates new navigational tools including an interactive map and 360° tours of many areas of the 49-acre historic site. The new […] [Read More]
The hit sequel, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, takes place ten years after a pandemic disease when apes, who have survived it, are drawn into battle with a group of human survivors.

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ at Stratford Library May 11

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From a press release: STRATFORD —  The Stratford Library’s “Monday Matinees” series continues with a screening of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” on May 11. The series presents recent, popular films on monthly Monday afternoons at noon. The film showings are free and open to the public. The hit sequel, “Dawn of the […] [Read More]
Categories: Film, Stratford
Bethlehem pastor Rev. Joseph Bellamy built the house around 1754. In 1912, New Yorkers Henry and Eliza Ferriday acquired it as a summer residence.

Six landmark homes to open for the season May 2nd

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From a press release: Hartford, CT – Time travel really is possible – thanks to Connecticut Landmarks! For more than 75 years, CTL has preserved and presented the very best of Connecticut’s history, with something for everyone: from programs and events, captivating house tours, lovely historic gardens, history celebrations, and remarkable collections of art and […] [Read More]