Paddington Bear floated through downtown  Stamford during the 2011UBS Parade Spectacular. Photo: Keelin Daly

Join Paddington Bear in Stamford to help end homelessness

In January you can help the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness and childhood favorite Paddington Bear in their mission. This holiday season they joined forces to launch be homeful, a special
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Intrigued by clocks and the idea of time, artist Michael Johnston creates unique exhibit in Newtown

Michael Johnston of Newtown is obsessed with sharp edges and technical designs, as well as futuristic concepts and clocks. Now he’s found a way to channel those obsessions into art. See for yourself
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St. Stephen’s presents ‘Carols by Candlelight’ on Saturday, Dec. 20, in Ridgefield

Danbury resident Thomas Carr, seen here,  will be a featured soloist in “Carols by Candlelight,” the annual Christmas concert of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Ridgefield, on Saturday, Dec. 20, at
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Best of the Holidays: Toy stores in SW Connecticut

UPDATE: And the winner is….Magic Beans in Fairfield! We know which toys are trending this holiday season (click to find out), but where do you go to get them in southwestern Connecticut? For this
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‘Voices of Poetry/Comfort & Joy’ to be presented on Sunday, Dec. 21, at Hunt Hill Farm in New Milford

The Silo will present “Voices of Poetry / Comfort & Joy” on Sunday, Dec. 21. This afternoon of original poetry and music – to celebrate the holiday season – starts at 2 p.m., It will be held at
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Got a talented kid who loves to cook? ‘MasterChef Junior’ open casting call will be Saturday, Dec. 13, in Manhattan

  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  Parents or guardians
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Connecticut Choral Society to present Candlelight and Carols Concert in Danbury Sunday, Dec. 21

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
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In from the cold: Scientist to share stories of discovery from the Antarctica

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
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