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An artful table arrangement will make the Thanksgiving holiday special.

Create a festive Thanksgiving centerpiece at Flanders

From a press release: WOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust invites people to join them on Wednesday, November 12 at 10AM to create a festive Thanksgiving centerpiece basket perfect for the table or mantle. Judy Grabarz a professional floral designer will lead the program. She will discuss the elements of a basket arrangement […] [Read More]
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

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 November and December. On Thursday, November 13 at 7 PM, the featured kit will be […] [Read More]
The Downs House in Milford, Connecticut

Ghosts to haunt Downs House in Milford on Halloween

From a press release: The Milford Preservation Trust will introduce the ghost of 18th century diarist and minuteman John Downs as well as the ghost of Elijah Bryan, a fellow militia member, to trick or treaters between 4-7 at the Downs House (also known as the Minuteman House) at 139 North Street on Friday, Oct. […] [Read More]
Ret. Lt. Col. Phil Tripp

John Ratzenberger stumps for Phil Tripp

ANSONIA – John Ratzenberger, who took Cliff Clavin from Cheers to a household name, will be stumping for Phil Tripp’s bid to become the State Senator for the 17th District which includes Ansonia, Derby, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Hamden and Woodbridge. Ratzenberger will be at the St. Sebastian Club, 86 Father Salemi Drive from 5 p.m. […] [Read More]

First night on last night in Derby

DERBY-It could be a city first for the last night of the year. A group of city residents are hoping to pull together an alcohol-free, family-friendly New Years Eve celebration that will begin at 3 p.m. With children events on the Green and end with a midnight countdown to lights strapped on the outside of […] [Read More]
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Nov. calendar of events at the Milford Public Library

November 3 – 1:00 PM – Genealogy November 3 – 6:30 PM – Hydroponic Gardening – co-sponsored by the Friends of Milford Library and the Benson-Crump Community Gardens Program November 4 – 11:00 AM – All About Apps class November 4 – 2:00 PM – Movie Tuesday – call 203-783-3292 for more information November 4 […] [Read More]
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Talk Oct. 29 on witchcraft in Connecticut

From a press release: MILFORD — The Milford Public Library is pleased to announce that Cynthia Wolfe Boynton, author of Connecticut Witch Trials: the First Panic in the New World will present readings from her book on Wednesday, October 29, at 7:00 PM at the Library. Connecticut’s witch hunt was the first and most ferocious […] [Read More]
Enzo Boscarino

Music of Italy at the Milford Public Library

From a press release: MILFORD: Visit the Milford Public Library on Monday, October 20, at 7 p.m. for Viva Italy: A Musical Tour with Enzo Enzo Boscarino.. If you can’t get to Italy, this is the next best thing! Enjoy a ride through the Italian countryside with Enzo Boscarino, originally of Siracusa, who will serenade […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Milford, Music, Travel

Ansonia Harvest Festival set for Saturday

ANSONIA-Residents are hoping the rain stays away Saturday as the city prepares to host its 11th annual Havest Festival. Last Saturday’s steady ran forced postponement until Oct. 11. Main Street will be closed off to traffic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and open to vendors, amusement rides, tasty foods and entertaining dance and music […] [Read More]
The 1678 Joshua Hempsted House in New London is one of New England’s oldest and most well documented dwellings.

Hempsted Houses to celebrate Halloween

From a press release: NEW LONDON– Meet the ghosts of eight New Londoners with ghoulish stories to tell as the Hempsted Houses celebrate Halloween from 5 to 8 pm on Saturday, October 25th. Staff members and local students who performed at the site this summer will tell the stories of a sailor who died at […] [Read More]