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Got a talented kid who loves to cook? ‘MasterChef Junior’ open casting call will be Saturday, Dec. 13, in Manhattan

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  A casting call will be held in New York City on Saturday, Dec. 13, for ”MasterChef Junior.” To pre-register and secure a spot on line, visit www.masterchefjuniorcasting.com  Parents or guardians must remain with their child/children during the casting call. Adults are asked to bring an apron for their child/children. The food and the equipment will be provided. The casting call […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Choral Society to present Candlelight and Carols Concert in Danbury Sunday, Dec. 21

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Tickets are available for the Connecticut Choral Society’s two Candlelight and Carols concerts. The first is Saturday, Dec. 20, at 4 p.m., at First Congregational Church in Watertown. The second is Sunday, Dec. 21, at 4 p.m., at First Congregational Church in Danbury. The Connecticut Choral Society — named as one of the top five choral groups in […] [Read More]
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In from the cold: Scientist to share stories of discovery from the Antarctica

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Dr. Nathan Smith is no stranger to the Antarctica, where he has been digging for dinosaurs and other fossils for some time. But, he will enjoy a warmer venue on Tuesday, Dec. 9, when he visits Greenwich’s Bruce Museum to reveal some of his finds, as well as others. Smith, who teaches biology at Howard […] [Read More]
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Art that connects continents on display in Norwalk

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More than 100 young artists will have their work on display for the next three weeks, as part of the International Children’s Art Exhibit, which is presented Creative Connections. This Norwalk-based nonprofit organization works to foster cultural exchanges, particularly arts-based projects between classrooms in the United States and around the world. “Food for Thought” features […] [Read More]
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Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble to perform in Ridgefield on Sunday, Dec. 7

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The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra will present its first concert of the season on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. at the Ridgefield High School auditorium in Ridgefield.  The concert will feature performances by the WCYO Symphony Orchestra, String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble. The String Ensemble, under the direction of Justin Elkins, will perform an […] [Read More]
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Best of the Holidays: Christmas Tree Farms

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UPDATE: And the winner is….Maple Row Tree Farm! December is here, and for many people that means it’s time to get a Christmas tree. While artificial trees have become popular, there are still plenty tree farms in southwestern Connecticut for those who want the real thing. For this installment of “Best of Fall” we want […] [Read More]
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Danbury Music Centre’s ‘Nutcracker Ballet’ will be presented Dec. 12, 13, and 14

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Danbury Music Centre’s “Nutcracker Ballet” is returning to the stage at Danbury High School. Shows take place Friday through Sunday, Dec. 12, 13, and 14. Danbury Music Centre’s “Nutcracker” has been an annual tradition since 1967.  Directed by Arthur Fredric and Lisa Denton, the ballet features over 200 dancers.  Perhaps most unique to the Danbury Music Centre’s production […] [Read More]
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Annual Festival of Trees & Lights at Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, Conn., will be Friday, Dec. 5

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Gunn Memorial’s annual Festival of Trees & Lights cocktail party will take place in the historic Wykeham Room on Friday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. This event features creatively-decorated holiday trees, wreaths and stockings, as well as one-of-a-kind ornaments by local artists, which will be sold by silent auction to benefit the Gunn […] [Read More]
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