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Easton Garden Club to offer lecture on flower arrangements

From a press release: EASTON — Pleases join the Easton Garden Club for an evening presentation “An Hour with Flowers”! Cyrus Paktinat of The Flowerfall of Westport will dazzle us with his gorgeous creative arrangements. Cyrus is an award winning floral designer and poet who promise to enlighten us and share some of his “insider” […] [Read More]
Categories: Agriculture, Arts, Easton

Harper’s Ladies and Friends to grace the Stratford Library

From a press release: STRATFORD — “The Harper’s Ladies and Friends” is the October art exhibit at the Stratford Library. Original papier toile creations from professional actor Ted van Griethuysen of Stratford will be on display throughout the month. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Ted van Griethuysen’s unique hobby began when […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Fine Arts, Stratford
From a press release: To celebrate its 30th anniversary, The WSHU Public Radio Group reached out to fans and loyal members, asking them to share their stories of what WSHU’s various programs, hosts and personalities have meant to them. In return, each month, WSHU is selecting the best story and rewarded its author with a $30 Amazon gift card. The first winner has now been selected and she is Roberta Reese of Danbury, Conn. 
Roberta’s story paid homage to the valuable reporting WSHU does especially during weather emergencies.  Roberta is pictured here (3rd from left) at the WSHU studio which she toured joined by (left to right) WSHU news team members Mark Herz, Dan Katz, Craig LeMoult, Ebong Udoma and Cooper McKim.

Roberta Reese is WSHU’s 1st “Share Your Story” winner

Categories: Arts, Broadcasting
Supporters of Sunday's Superhero Fun Run in Milford met recently at Alternate Universe, 398 Bridgeport Ave, Milford.

Superhero Fun Run in Milford Sunday

From a press release: Transform into your inner Superhero! Join the Milford Prevention Council and The Woodruff Family YMCA’s Superhero 5k Fun Run and Family Day at 631 Orange Avenue in Milford (The Woodruff Family YMCA) on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is family friendly and all ages […] [Read More]

Stratford Library Exhibiting stained glass

From a press release: STRATFORD — “Stratford Continuing Education Stained Glass Class” is the September art exhibit at the Stratford Library. Original stained glass creations from the students of instructor Joni Kollar at Continuing Education will be on display throughout the month. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Joni Kollar graduated from […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Folk Art, Stratford

Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford Sunday

STAMFORD-The 47th annual State Ukrainian Day Festival will take place today (September 14) beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Basil College Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road in Stamford. The event will begin with a celebration of Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be Ukrainian entertainment, merchandise and foods like pyrohy (dumplings), holubci […] [Read More]
Photo: Black Star

Joyce Carol Oates to be guest on WSHU’s “Join the Conversation”

From a press release: Fairfield — Literary legend Joyce Carol Oates will be a guest on WSHU’s  author event  “Join the Conversation” at New Haven’s The Study at Yale on October 9 at 7 p.m. Insightful, disturbing, and breathtaking in their lyrical precision, the stories in her new book, LOVELY, DARK, DEEP, display Joyce Carol […] [Read More]

Bridgeport church plans Ukrainian Festival on Newtown farm

BRIDGEPORT-The Holy Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Bridgeport will conduct its annual festival Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. on Paproski’s Castle Hill Farm Pumpkin Patch, 40 Sugar Lane, Newtown. The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy. There will be ethnic food, Ukrainian songs […] [Read More]

Learn the art of needle felting at Flanders

From a press release: 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 September and October. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is used to […] [Read More]

47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]