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A work by Natalie Van Vleck.

Van Vleck, founder of Flanders Nature Center, topic of talk

From a press release: WOODBURY — Don Giroux, an educator, local presenter and Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust board member will be presenting a “History Bites” lecture on Thursday, May 8th at noon. “History Bites” is a free lunchtime lecture series sponsored in part by the Connecticut Community Foundation designed to bring topics of […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Folk Art, Woodbury

U.S. Navy Band and Drill Team to perform April 30 in Ansonia

ANSONIA-The U.S. Navy Band and Silver Dolphin Drill Team will perform April 30 as part of the city’s 125th anniversary celebration. Mayor David Cassetti has put Melissa Torres in charge of coordinating the celebration events. He said the performance will take place from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Emmett O’Brien Technical School, 141 Prindle […] [Read More]

SHS to compete in Robotics World Championship

SHELTON-The High School’s Gaelhawks robotics team will be in St. Louis this week competing in the FIRST Robotics World Championship. United Technologies Corp. is sponsoring the Shelton team as well the Bobcats from South Windsor High School and NRG from Northwestern Regional High School in Winsted. The three are among 23 finalists teams that UTC […] [Read More]
Boy Scout Billy Smith backed up by Pack 3 Webelos Scouts performs Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender

Derby Scouts Prepare for 90th Annual Show

DERBY-For 90 years the town’s Scouts have been taking Center Stage and performing for the public. This year will be no different as the show will feature hit songs through the years using the theme “Ain’t We Got Fun.” Performances are scheduled for May 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Derby Methodist Church […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti

Celebrate Ansonia’s 125th birthday

ANSONIA-The city through Mayor David Cassetti and Melissa Torres, the city’s 125th birthday event coordinator, announced a series of events that will take place in the next few weeks. On April 26 Earth Day will be celebrated at the Ansonia Nature Center. The schedule will begin at 10 and be followed by a tree planting […] [Read More]

Centaur of Tymfi needs holiday rest

The Barnum Museum People’s United Bank Gallery will be closed on Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday. However, folks who have their hearts set on visiting the museum’s new attraction — a half-horse, half-man beast named the Centaur of Tymfi — are invited to do so on Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. […] [Read More]

Ansonia Bike Fest set for May 4

ANSONIA-He is considered by many to be the father of the bicycle. And Pierre Lallement’s memory will be celebrated during the the city’s third annual bike fest on May 4. Bikers will roll off from Lallement’s statue on the New Haven at 10:15 a.m. and arrive at Veteran’s Park at 11:30 for a ceremony. Local […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, Arts, Derby, Town
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 April and May. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is […] [Read More]
Last year’s first place award-winning ship model by Stratford model builder, Ron Neilson. The Northeast Ship Model Show and Convention recognizes outstanding maritime achievement across several categories.

32nd Annual Northeast Ship Model Show set for April 26th

From a press release: The public is invited to the 32nd Annual Northeast Ship Model Show & Conference which will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 to 4:00 at the Port ‘n Starboard Convention Center, Ocean Beach Park, New London, CT. The Show, hosted by the Connecticut Marine Model Society, will feature up […] [Read More]

Bluebird Nest Box Building Program at Flanders

From a press release: In this class you will learn all about Eastern Bluebirds and build your own nest box to take home to help attract them to your own yard. Once common throughout Connecticut, the Eastern Bluebird, the only bluebird species found in New England, has declined in numbers. One significant contributing factor to […] [Read More]