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Starry Night gala set for March 28th

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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

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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
D. Samuel Quigley. Photo: Frank Wojciechowski.

Lyman Art Museum gets new director

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From a press release: NEW LONDON – Polly Merrill, President of the Board of Trustees of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, announced today that D. Samuel Quigley has been named director of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. Quigley comes to the Lyman Allyn after serving as vice president for collections management and chief information officer […] [Read More]
Donation presentation at a recent member meeting to two non-profits organization. Left to right: Downtown Milford Business Association Secretary Janet Harrison of JK Harrison Consulting; Vice-President Sandy Morgan of Milford Arts Center; recipient Tami Jackson, Executive Director of the Milford Literacy Center; recipient Megan Altomare, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Milford; and Association President Jamie Rude of Humanitects.

Milford’s B&G Club, Literacy Center get major donations

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From a press release: MILFORD —  The Downtown Milford Business Association recently presented two local non-profit organizations with proceeds raised during the popular annual Wine Trail event. The Literacy Center of Milford and The Boys & Girls Club each received a $3,000 donation. According to Literacy Center of Milford’s Director Tami Jackson, “We can’t thank […] [Read More]

Programs at the Milford Library

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On Wednesday, March 12 at 3 p.m., the Milford Public Library we will stage a program of Celtic Music. Also on Monday, March 24, the library will host the program “Growing Unusual Vegetables,”presented by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. [Read More]
Categories: Agriculture, Arts, Milford, Music

24-hour fundraiser nets $618,230 for Fairfield County nonprofits

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The Fairfield County Community Foundation’s inaugural 24-hour day of giving raised $618,230 for 277 nonprofits throughout Fairfield County on Friday, March 9. The project, named FCGives, offered a pool of $100,000 as an incentive for participants to spread the word via the Internet on their organizations and the benefits of giving to their favorite charities. […] [Read More]

Ukrainian Community to Celebrate Taras Shevchenko’s birth

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BRIDGEPORT-The Ukrainian-American community throughout Connecticut has scheduled a series of events to celebrate the 200th birthday of Taras Shevchenko, the poet and artist. Two will take place this weekend. Shevchenko was born on March 9 in Moryntsi and spent 24 years as a serf. He died at age 47 in exile for participating in political […] [Read More]
Don't try this at home: Al Avitabile, Emeritus Professor at the Biology Dept. of UCONN, and co-author of “The Beekeeper’s Handbook” teaches his grandchildren about the hard-working animals.

Flanders to offer lessons on beekeeping

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A note from the Flanders Nature Center: Learn backyard beekeeping from Al Avitabile, Emeritus Professor at the Biology Dept. of UCONN, and co-author of “The Beekeeper’s Handbook”. In this five session course Al will give you information on the beekeeping tools and the confidence necessary for you to set up and tend your own hives […] [Read More]

Baldwin Center offering a review of Irish tunes

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A note from the Baldwin Senior Center in Stratford: Wear your “green” and join the Baldwin Players in singing your favorite Irish tunes! It’s the St. Patrick’s Revue Show, and it’s free at the Baldwin Center, 1000 W. Broad Street in Stratford (203-385-4050) on March 14, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Music, Stratford
Here's a photo of the 2013 winners, along with Mark Dixon, WFSB Channel 3 Meteorologist and MC; Jamie Howland, Environment Northeast (ENE) and Chairperson, CT Energy Efficiency Board; and Katie Dykes, DEEP Deputy Commissioner for Energy.

Energize Connecticut to stage statewide student contest

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From a press release: NEW BRITAIN – Energize Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut Light & Power and the United Illuminating Company, is proud to announce the 10th annual eesmarts contest for students in grades K-12. The annual eesmarts Student Contest invites Connecticut K-12 students to showcase their “energy smarts” about energy-saving, renewable energy, and sustainability […] [Read More]