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Just in time for Mother’s Day: Westport Garden Club Show May 6

ABOVE, WESTPORT GARDEN CLUB members are shown making “Perkies.” Coined by past plant sale chair Pam Weil, the word refers to perennials that are divided from large existing plants. Members take these

Discovery Museum, GBS join forces for ‘Night Sky’ event

Above is a vintage photo of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, conducted by Music Director Emeritus Gustav Meier. The Discovery Museum and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony are joining forces for an
Categories: Art , Event , General , Local Talent , Music

So who’s the oldest golfer to have won a major?

Please let me indulge in a bit of family history. With Bernhard Langer, 58, in contention going into the final day of The Masters, much is being made about breaking the record for the oldest gent to

Beardsley Zoo welcomes visiting red panda

This just in from Caryn Kaufman, spokeswoman for Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. Beardsley Zoo has been chosen to be the temporary home for “Rochan,” a 16-month-old male Red panda, whose

More updates from the Big E

RETURNING FAVORITES The Big E, in West Springfield, Mass., is a tradition with many Connecticut residents, as well as those throughout New England and along the East Coast. Last year, the Big E broke
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One of the three newest members to the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit dives under the water during the first public appearance at the Mystic Aquarium's African Penguin exhibit in Stonington, Conn., Tuesday April 22, 2014. Three penguin chicks hatched in late January as part of the Species Survival Program and have been cared for by their parents and staff trainers, according to The Day. (AP Photo/The Day, Tim Cook) MANDATORY CREDIT

Mystic Aquarium makes Monday last a little bit longer in August

Summer days may be slipping away, but summer nights, at least on Mondays at Mystic Aquarium, are still going strong. The aquarium is staying open later on Mondays during August to allow guest to see
Tim Currie’s Motown Band will perform in an outdoor concert on the terrace of the Aldrich Contempoary Museum of Art in Ridgefield, Conn., on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, as part of its First Friday event.

Ridgefield’s Aldrich museum plans Labor Day weekend bash with music, art and goodies

Kick back on Labor Day weekend with some cocktails, music and art when the Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art in Ridgefield hosts a “supersized” First Friday event, which also will feature a chance to
Roger Grosser from Sutton, VT
1875 Launch Enginer, Builder unknown
Antique Marine Engine Expo
Mystic Seaport
Mystic, CT

Antique Engine Expo comes to Mystic Aug. 15-16

Mystic Seaport will host its annual Antique Marine Engine Exposition Saturday and Sunday, August 15-16. The event is the largest gathering of marine engines in the country, according to museum
Categories: Event, General, Outdoors, Tourism
Lake Ablaze-CK Kiss-E.Levy

Bethel exhibit features photographer’s images of Candlewood Lake

“Lake Ablaze (2008)” from “Candlewood Kiss” series by photographer Elisabeth J. Levy. A seasonal sparkler that inspires year-round reflections is the subject to which Elisabeth Levy recently turned
Daniel and Phil Rosenthal

Father-son Rosenthals reschedule to next week

UPDATE The Rosenthals’ concert at the Barney Library, scheduled for tonight, Aug. 4, has been postponed to next Tuesday, Aug. 11, because storms are predicted for tonight. If rain is predicted for
Categories: Event, General, Music, Outdoors