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April Fools’ family night at Fairfield Museum

The Fairfield Museum is celebrating April Fools’ Day with an April Fools’ Night for families. Museum staff says the event, from 6 to 8 p.m., will feature “wacky entertainment, crafts, kid-friendly
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Nutritionist Elizabeth Troy at Fairfield U. bookstore

This just in from Nancy L. Quinn, special events coordinator, at the Fairfield University Bookstore at 1499 Post Road, in downtown Fairfield. On Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m., Integrative
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Colorblends’ mansion garden is sprouting in Bridgeport

One of the joys of driving to work every day is passing the beautiful lemon-yellow Colonial Revival mansion that has been renovated and restored by Colorblends, a wholesale bulb merchant, at 893
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A determined teen, Tracy Turnblad, follows her dreams in the musical comedy "Hairspray," at Danbury's Musicals at Richter last summer.  Katie Cummings of Sandy Hook, third from left, plays Tracy. She's seen here with the "nicest kids in town."  Left to right, they are: Jessica Schwartz of Brookfield, as Amber; Connor Spain of Bethel, as Link; and Ismael Santana of Danbury, as Seaweed.

Danbury’s Musicals at Richter holds auditions March 24-26; volunteers needed, too

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 32nd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, will hold auditions this week for its 2016 season. The auditions for high school, college
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Fairfield’s Alex Beyer considered one of America’s best young pianists

Wunderkind pianist Alex Beyer, of Fairfield, has been chosen as one of five finalists throughout the country to compete in the 13-month 2017 American Pianists Awards competition based in Indianapolis,
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Bulletin: Dale Chihuly returns to NYBGarden next year

This just in from Nicholas Leshi at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. How wonderful … the last Chihuly show there from the glass maestro was mind-boggling. “For the first time in more than
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Fairfield bookstore hosts works by Al Coyote Weiner in April

Shown is “Panache” by Al Coyote Weiner. About 20 works by contemporary Fairfield artist Al Coyote Weiner will be on exhibit at the Fairfield University Bookstore at 1499 Post Road, in Fairfield,
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Prom Dresses for sale to benefit Notre Dame H.S. in Fairfield

Here’s an FYI from Notre Dame High School in Fairfield! “Prom Dress Sale: Sell or Buy Gently Used Prom Dresses Notre Dame High School – Fairfield is hosting a prom and semi-formal dress sale on
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