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Addi Lawlor, 4, of Milford, and her sister, Cali, 3, paint rocks at "Rock On Creations" table in downtown as part of a pirate event in Milford, Conn. on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The Milford Library will host a rock-painting event for children on July 22nd.

Rock-painting event for children set for July 22nd

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From a press release: MILFORD — Fun for the whole family!   Milford Library is holding a rock painting workshop on Tuesday, July 22 at 2 PM.   We’ll supply the paints, brushes, and markers.   You’ll supply the rocks and the creativity! This fun program is open to all ages, from grandparents to aged 10.   Please bring […] [Read More]
Anita Dugatto, Democratic candidate for mayor of Derby, Conn. meets with the editorial board on Tuseday, oct. 22, 2013.

Derby Day on Saturday

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DERBY-There will be music, food and games but hopefully no rain as the state’s smallest city cgives itself a day. Derby Day will close down a large part of Elizabeth Street along the green from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. “This event gives residents and visitors an opportunity to get acquainted with our city […] [Read More]
Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby summer concerts announced

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DERBY-The city’s summer concert series on the green begins July 7 with the Frank Porto band performing classic oldies. The series will continue every Tuesday night through Sept.1 with Mark Lanzeri, the singing hotdog vendor performing Elvis and Frank Sinatra tunes. The two-hour concerts begin at 7 p.m. In the case of rainouts, it will […] [Read More]
Members of the Milford Concert Band, conducted by Steve Saunders, perform Christmas songs during the annual Festival of Lights and Tree Lighting on the historic Milford Green in Milford, Conn. on Friday November 29, 2013.

Milford Concert Band to present “Star Spangled Spectacular” at Fowler Field

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From a press release: MILFORD: The Milford Concert Band, under the direction of Duane Berge, will kick off the 2015 Summer Nights by Harbor Lights Concert Series with “Star Spangled Spectacular” in conjunction with The Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust and sponsored by Kapusta and Otzel & Averaimo Attorneys at Law. This will take place […] [Read More]
This year, the event has expanded to Pirates Week. Visit participating Treasure Shop Stops (look for the Pirates Flat!) from Monday, June 8 to Saturday, June 13 to find unadvertised treasures, and register to win a trip aboard the Pirate Ship ‘Oz.’

Pirates will plunder Milford June 8-14

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From a press release: Milford – Join Captain Kidd and his crew as they sail into Milford Harbor and “take over” downtown Milford.  This Pirate’s Week event is presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association and sponsored in part by 7 Seas Restaurant and WPLR 99.1 Radio. The Milford Bank and the Milford Public Library […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Folk Art, Milford
"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