Connecticut Postings

Connecticut Post newsroom blog
Posts filtered on Category

Arts

Education_Club_Mareeka 2014 mar_0083 (2)

Derby native promotes reading in Bridgeport

on
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]
Len Paoletta

Paoletta Grand Marshal for Columbus Day Parade

on
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]
cp1106ansmayor

Ansonia to celebrate founder’s birthday

on
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]
Greg Langston shows off his juggling talent at St. Joseph's fourth annual Mr. Student Body Competition Thursday Mar. 18, 2010 at the school in Trumbull.  This year's pageant takes place 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18.

Mr. Student Body at St. Joseph’s in Trumbull

on
On Tuesday, March 18, St Joseph High School, 2320 Huntingon Turnpike, Trumbull will present their 8th annual Mr. Student Body Competition at 7 p.m. in the school gym. An all time record 37 senior boys are contestants in this fundraising event for the Center for Family Justice, specifically its White Ribbon Campaign. This is an […] [Read More]

Irish Flag to Fly in Ansonia Saturday

on
ANSONIA-Just call him Mayor David O’Cassetti on Saturday. Shortly after 11a.m., the mayor and James Hubbard will raise the Ireland’s flag in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day outside City Hall on Main Street. The ceremonies will open with an invocation from The Rev. James Gubbiotti, pastor of Assumption Church followed by Assumption School children reciting […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia , Arts , Derby , General , Politics | More
The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Queen Selection, sponsored by the New Haven Gaelic Football & Hurling Club in East Haven, was held on February 8.  Alexis Wheway of Hamden was selected as the 2014 Parade Queen and Morgan Hildebrandt from North Haven as the Honor Attendant. March 16 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven will take place on Sunday, March 16th. The parade will begin at 1:30 pm in downtown New Haven.

New Haven’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade set for Sunday

on
Jerry Craft

Author/cartoonist Jerry Craft to discuss bullying at Stratford Library

on
From a press release: The Stratford Library’s Teen Services Department continues its popular “Teen Tuesday” series with a special program about bullying on Tuesday, March 18 at 6:30 pm. Special guest for the program will be Norwalk cartoonist and author Jerry Craft. The event is part of the Teen Department’s “Bullying Has NO Boundaries” group […] [Read More]
Modern Dance Workshops will be underway at the Stratford Library through April.

Modern dance for kids at the Stratford Library

on
News from the Stratford Library: Lorraine Arneaud and Ebony Reynolds, graduates of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, will offer free modern dance workshops at the Stratford Library on Saturdays, March 15, 22, April 5 and 19 at 10:30 am for youngsters ages 7 to 13. Children will learn fundamentals of modern dance and combine […] [Read More]
IMG_4178

Starry Night gala set for March 28th

on
From a press release: The Board Members of Caroline House are proud to announce their annual Starry Night Gala which will take place Friday, March 28, 2014 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Guests will enjoy dinner and drinks at the Inn at Longshore, dance the night away to VOO DOO carnival and will get […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Bridgeport
Latino Inaugural 2013: In Performance At Kennedy Center - Show

Jose Feliciano to appear March 29 in Fairfield

on
FAIRFIELD — Tickets are on sale for an evening with José Feliciano at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road. The event will take place March 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $75 and include champagne and desert. They can be purchased at Fairfieldhistory.org. Feliciano, a nine-time Grammy-award winning guitarist and singer, is best […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Fairfield, Music, Town