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Andrea Wulf

America’s influence on British gardens discussed

From a press release: HARTFORD – Author Andrea Wulf will recount how plants native to the Americas led to an English national obsession when she discusses her book, “The Brother Gardeners,” at the
Ladies, from left, Anna Laukaitis, Mildred Kelly, Theresa Murphy, and Jasmine Richards, watch the Irish Flag raising for St. Patricks Day before the soda bread contest at Stratford town hall during last year's event.

Stratford Soda Bread Contest set for March 17

From a press release: STRATFORD – This year’s Irish flag raising ceremony is scheduled at Town Hall for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17. Residents are invited to attend the ceremony which will include
In a scene from a year ago, the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade moves through downtown Milford, Conn. Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014, in front of thousands of spectators.

Rain postpones St. Patrick’s Day parade in Milford

We just received this announcement from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD: Because of the weather forecast for Saturday, March 14th, the Milford St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has rescheduled the
Julie Foldesi Band performing its 2014 songwriting contest winner at last year's festival, “This Part of Town”

Songwriters sought for Podunk Music Festival August 6-9

From a press release: HEBRON — The Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival has announced that it will once again be offering its annual songwriting competition. Winners receive cash awards and other

Free Jazz Concert Tuesday in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT-The Marine Corps All Star Jazz Band will perform a free concert March 10 at 7 p.m. In the Holiday Inn, 1070 Main Street.No tickets are required for the free concert which will take place in
A scene from the upcoming Flanders winter horticulture hike.

Flanders to offer a winter horticulture hike

From a press release: WOODBURY — The Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust is holding a winter horticulture hike for the public on Wednesday, March 25 at their Van Vleck Sanctuary. The group will
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Stratford Library to show ’22 Jump Street’ March 9

From a press release: The Stratford Library’s “Monday Matinees” series continues with a screening of “22 Jump Street” on March 9. The series presents recent, popular films on monthly Monday afternoons
Jessica Myers and Brian Michael Riley are featured in the Square One Theatre production of the David Lindsay-Abaire play opening at the Stratford Theatre on March 6.

“Marshmallow Man” guest on WPKN Friday at noon

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — Brian Michael Riley, one of the featured actors in Square One Theatre’s upcoming production of Good People, will be a special guest on WPKN’s State of the Arts
Little ones in grades kindergarten through 5th are invited to come to Flanders to enjoy the great outdoors while they delight in discovering signs of the changing season.

Flanders plans spring vacation activities for children

From a press release: WOODBURY — On Monday, March 23 while enjoying the long weekend off from school students in grades kindergarten through 5th are invited to come to Flanders to enjoy the great
The Shakespeare Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s 34rd annual Making Brooklyn Bloom set for Saturday, March 14th

From a press release: Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is pleased to announce the 34th annual Making Brooklyn Bloom, Brooklyn’s annual kickoff of the spring gardening season, presenting a