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Grab a pen with your coffee, and write

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Kristin L. Wolfe is a Danbury writer and educator who will begin offering creative writing workshops called “W(rite) On Café,” starting Tuesday, June 23. She’s holding them evenings at Rumors Coffeehouse on Mill Plain Road in Danbury. Wolfe is fan of doing workshops in a café environment because of the freedom that tends to exude in […] [Read More]
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Below the Gaff band will be on hand to entertain when the Robin Hood Springtime Festival comes to North Haven on weekends from Saturday, May 23 through Sunday, June 7.

Knights, lords & ladies in North Haven

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The 7th annual Robin Hood Springtime Festival — set in 12th century Nottingham, England — is in North Haven on weekends through June 7. When organizers say it will offer “old-fashioned fun” for the entire family, they’re not exaggerating as many shows and activities have their roots in Medieval Europe. “Here you can forget your […] [Read More]
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 24:  American Idol Season 14 winner Nick Fradiani performs at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert on May 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)

Idol winner Nick Fradiani to perform in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL — About 100 lucky people will attend a private concert by Nick Fradiani, the Guilford resident who won this year’s American Idol competition a few weeks ago. Thursday night’s concert at Marisa’s Restaurant is by ticket only. Listeners of Star 99.9 FM, the Milford radio station, will have a chance to win tickets at 8:40 […] [Read More]
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Best of Summer: Frozen yogurt

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Memorial Day weekend ushered in the “unofficial” start of summer, and the weather has taken note. The hot mugginess that is summertime in New England has begun to take hold, and sometimes ice cream just doesn’t cut it as a cold refreshment. For those who prefer the light, tangy tartness of frozen yogurt, there’s no […] [Read More]
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Gloria Gaynor to open Stamford’s Jazz Up July series July 8

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It has been 40 years since Gloria Gaynor released her debut album “Never Can Say Goodbye,” which launched several hits including “Never Can Say Goodbye.” However, it was the 1978 Grammy award-winning hit “I Will Survive,” for which she is best known. It has served as an apt theme for the singer, who continues to make […] [Read More]
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Donations being accepted for Ridgefield’s Nutmeg Festival

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The furniture “booth” is a big draw every year at the Nutmeg Festival, thanks to donations by parishioners and members of Ridgefield and neighboring communities. The 109th edition of St. Stephen’s Nutmeg Festival in Ridgefield will take place Saturday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Committee members are accepting tax-deductible donations of items […] [Read More]
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Three comics, dinner and wine in Danbury, all in one night

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Amerigo Vespucci Lodge #160 is having a comedy night in Danbury on Friday, May 29. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and the show follows at 8:30 p.m. Opening will be Eric Tartaglione, who likes to poke fun at his Italian background. He’s been seen on “Last Comic Standing” and performed in Vegas and Atlantic City. […] [Read More]
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New Haven Food Truck Festival debuts Saturday

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This just in: The first New Haven Food Truck Festival will take place on the historic Long Wharf waterfront, New Haven, this Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31. The family-friendly event will feature various types of food, live musical performances, children’s activities and handmade items from local vendors at an Open Air Market. For a schedule, […] [Read More]
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