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Jiggle a Jelly at Maritime Aquarium!

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Apparently it’s a lot of fun to touch jellyfish when you know you won’t be stung. ”Jiggle A Jelly” has become a permanent offering at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The display, will now will be open on weekends, holidays and school-vacation days through June 30, and then daily in July and August. It’s free with […] [Read More]
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Pathways: Exploring White’s Woods at Litchfield’s Oliver Wolcott Library

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From the first day Kerwin Mayers stepped onto the boardwalk at White’s Woods, which is part of White Memorial Foundation located off Rte. 202 in Litchfield  she knew this special area would beckon her again and again. Before moving to Litchfield Hills in 2007, she had not been a landscape painter, but the beauty of […] [Read More]
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Discover the Pinta and Nina at Captain’s Cove

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The Niña is a replica of the ship on which Columbus sailed across the Atlantic on his three voyages of discovery to the new world beginning in 1492.  Columbus sailed the tiny ship over 25,000 miles.  That ship was last heard of in 1501, but the new Niña has a different mission.  It is a […] [Read More]
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The Glass House Presents… in May….

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Glass House Presents is an ongoing series of public programs – including conversations, performances, and gatherings – that sustains the site’s historic role as a meeting place for artists, architects, and other creative minds. Before each event, visitors will enjoy the opportunity to explore the Glass House campus and view current exhibitions, including Fujiko Nakaya: […] [Read More]
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A Lecture on Victorian Era Jewelry to Launches the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Lecture Series

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On Wednesday, May 21, at 11 a.m., the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, CT will launch its 2014 Lecture Series. CT Historic New England’s Associate Curator Laura Johnson will present the illustrated talk, Mottos, Messages and Gem Lore in Victorian Jewelry and introduce the messages, both hidden and overt, in Victorian gems. From the many […] [Read More]
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Lake Compounce is bringing in the dogs May 17!

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Saturday May 17th, Pink’s Hot Dogs will celebrate the Grand Opening of the first East Coast location at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Conn.  The celebration will commence with a Wiener Dog 100 Race, Dachshund Fashion Show, and a Hot Dog Bobbing contest. In conjunction with the Connecticut Dachshund Rescue and Pet Services (CTDRPS) organization, the […] [Read More]
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For the love of Trees in Norwalk – Tree Festival!

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The Connecticut Tree Festival, Norwalk’s annual spring tribute to leafy greenery is set for Cranbury Park, located on Grumman Ave. on Saturday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. This family fun festival will be both entertaining and educational for the whole family with up to 40 exhibition booths on a […] [Read More]
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Celebrate May at Beardsley Zoo

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The Beardsley Zoo has a series of exciting events planned for the lovely month of May that promises fun for the entire family. The Beardsley Zoo is offering two special deals in May one for Moms to celebrate Mother’s Day on May 11 and the other for Veterans to commemorate Armed Services Day on May […] [Read More]
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