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NVCC hosting poetry reading at Danbury Palace March 25th

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From a press release: Danbury – Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Confluencia, a multicultural literary gathering in its seventh year, is taking the big stage at the Danbury Palace on Wednesday, March 25 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Area residents and lovers of literature and poetry are invited to attend the free event and take part in […] [Read More]
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Nearly everything at the natural playground at Leonard Schine Preserve was made with materials found in the woods.

Aspetuck Land Trust has 2 new family study-play programs

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From a press release: Outdoor playtime for children and learning from nature will be the focus of two new family programs beginning this spring. They are free and open to the public at the Aspetuck Land Trust’s 20 acre Leonard Schine Preserve in Westport. Starting Saturday April 18 at 8 am and continuing thereafter, families […] [Read More]
Pamela Walton

Author Pamela Walton at the Milford Library Monday

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From a press release: Pamela Walton, author of “Light Travel : Lessons from the Field” will visit the Milford Library on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. This is the second book is her series “Life Lessons.” Walton has been a Christian Minister for many years. She came to Connecticut as an evangelist, arriving in […] [Read More]
Dr. Anthony Santomauro

Renown doctor to exhibit art

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EASTON-For decades Anthony Santomauro has been known for delivering babies. But every person has a hobby and for 40 years, Santomauro has been a practicing artist. His works will go on display at the Easton Public Library’s conference room gallery, 691 Morehouse Road beginning April 4. There will be a reception for the long practicing […] [Read More]
Andrea Wulf

America’s influence on British gardens discussed

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From a press release: HARTFORD – Author Andrea Wulf will recount how plants native to the Americas led to an English national obsession when she discusses her book, “The Brother Gardeners,” at the Connecticut Historical Society on Tuesday, April 14th. The Brother Gardeners traces the history of the English garden from its start among a […] [Read More]
Ladies, from left, Anna Laukaitis, Mildred Kelly, Theresa Murphy, and Jasmine Richards, watch the Irish Flag raising for St. Patricks Day before the soda bread contest at Stratford town hall during last year's event.

Stratford Soda Bread Contest set for March 17

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From a press release: STRATFORD – This year’s Irish flag raising ceremony is scheduled at Town Hall for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17. Residents are invited to attend the ceremony which will include remarks from Mayor John A. Harkins, elected officials, and the “Irish Mayor for the Day,” who will be revealed at the […] [Read More]
In a scene from a year ago, the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade moves through downtown Milford, Conn. Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014, in front of thousands of spectators.

Rain postpones St. Patrick’s Day parade in Milford

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We just received this announcement from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD: Because of the weather forecast for Saturday, March 14th, the Milford St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has rescheduled the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade to Saturday, March 21st at 1:00pm. The parade will step-off from the Wasson Field Parking Lot on W. Main Street […] [Read More]
Julie Foldesi Band performing its 2014 songwriting contest winner at last year's festival, “This Part of Town”

Songwriters sought for Podunk Music Festival August 6-9

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From a press release: HEBRON — The Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival has announced that it will once again be offering its annual songwriting competition. Winners receive cash awards and other amenities, including the opportunity to appear on stage during the August 6-7-8-9 Podunk Festival held in Hebron, CT. Entries are currently being accepted and the […] [Read More]
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Free Jazz Concert Tuesday in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT-The Marine Corps All Star Jazz Band will perform a free concert March 10 at 7 p.m. In the Holiday Inn, 1070 Main Street. No tickets are required for the free concert which will take place in the main ballroom. Doors will open at 6 p.m. [Read More]
A scene from the upcoming Flanders winter horticulture hike.

Flanders to offer a winter horticulture hike

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From a press release: WOODBURY — The Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust is holding a winter horticulture hike for the public on Wednesday, March 25 at their Van Vleck Sanctuary. The group will be looking for winter signs of plant and tree health and disease. Are there pest problems? Are there environmental issues to […] [Read More]