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Ansonia Bike Fest set for May 4

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ANSONIA-He is considered by many to be the father of the bicycle. And Pierre Lallement’s memory will be celebrated during the the city’s third annual bike fest on May 4. Bikers will roll off from Lallement’s statue on the New Haven at 10:15 a.m. and arrive at Veteran’s Park at 11:30 for a ceremony. Local […] [Read More]
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Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable.

Learn the art of needle felting at Flanders

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From a press release WOODBURY — Adults can learn the art of needle felting with instructor, Rachel Gerowe of Redbarn Originals at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust where felt sculpture workshops are being held in both the months of April and May. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is […] [Read More]
Last year’s first place award-winning ship model by Stratford model builder, Ron Neilson. The Northeast Ship Model Show and Convention recognizes outstanding maritime achievement across several categories.

32nd Annual Northeast Ship Model Show set for April 26th

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From a press release: The public is invited to the 32nd Annual Northeast Ship Model Show & Conference which will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 to 4:00 at the Port ‘n Starboard Convention Center, Ocean Beach Park, New London, CT. The Show, hosted by the Connecticut Marine Model Society, will feature up […] [Read More]
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Bluebird Nest Box Building Program at Flanders

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From a press release: In this class you will learn all about Eastern Bluebirds and build your own nest box to take home to help attract them to your own yard. Once common throughout Connecticut, the Eastern Bluebird, the only bluebird species found in New England, has declined in numbers. One significant contributing factor to […] [Read More]

Cracker Jack BB Card Discussion

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TRUMBULL-As another baseball season approaches, all talk turns to cards–baseball cards. And there are few cards more valuable than the Cracker Jack cards issued in 1914 and 1915. On Saturday, March 29 Tom and Ellen Zappala will discuss those cards and their new book “The Cracker Jack Collection: Baseball Prized Players” in a talk and […] [Read More]

Learn how to make a Ukrainian Easter Egg

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NEW HAVEN-Here’s the opportunity to learn to color a traditional Ukrainian Easter Egg from an expert. Gloria Horbaty, a former Newtown resident and president of the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America’s New England branch will teach a class March 29 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 565 George […] [Read More]

Poems, Songs and Art Commemorate Taras Shevchenko

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Poems, music and art will commemorate the 100th birthday of Taras Shevchenko, a Ukrainian poet and artist during a student-production at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Friday and be open to the public. It will consists of select readings in Ukrainian and English with a musical performance by […] [Read More]
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Derby native promotes reading in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT-Stephanie Ditko, a Derby native and vice president of the Sacred Heart University Education Club helped organize a book collection, cash donation and a day of reading at the Discovery Magnet School. The club, composed of education majors, collected more than 1,000 books and a $300 donation which they handed to Sangeeta Bella, the school’s […] [Read More]
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Paoletta Grand Marshal for Columbus Day Parade

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BRIDGEPORT-Former Mayor Leonard Paoletta will serve as the grand marshal of the 2014 Columbus Day Parade in the Park city. “I’m very honored and excited about this opportunity,” Paoletta said. “I grew up in Bridgeport and started watching the parade when I was a child.” Paoletta said a parade helps people “reflect on their heritage” […] [Read More]
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Ansonia to celebrate founder’s birthday

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ANSONIA-City residents are asked to wear blue and white in celebration of the birthday of its founding father today. The event honoring Anson Phelps is part of the city’s 125th anniversary celebration this year, according to Melissa Torres, the Ansonia 125 event coordinator. Mayor David Cassetti will read a proclamation honoring Phelps and special events […] [Read More]