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10th annual Green Corn Festival

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Corn has long been an integral part of the annual cycle of life for many Native American people and when the first tender ears are ripe for picking it is cause for celebration. Join IAIS staff and friends at the Tenth Annual Green Corn Festival as they welcome the first corn of the season with […] [Read More]
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Ride the Rails – A Chocolate Decadence Sunset Tour

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On July 31 something sweet is going on in Thomaston Connecticut at the Railroad Museum of New England located on 242 East Main Street. Haight Brown Vineyard, Fascia’s Chocolates and the Railroad Museum of New England have teamed up and are offering the “Chocolate Decadence Sunset Tour” that is a sure way to indulge in […] [Read More]
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Two weeks of summer fun in Westport

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For two sessions in August, at the Westport Historical Society, children ages 5 – 12 can participate in exciting activities led by their Educational Director, Elizabeth DeVoll. Both programs are offered Monday through Thursday from 10am to 2pm. On August 10 and continuing until August 13, the theme is archeology! Children will have fun and […] [Read More]
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Board the Maritime Aquarium’s new research vessel

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Be among the first to ride the country’s only research vessel with hybrid-electric propulsion during exciting public cruises offered this summer by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. R/V Spirit of the Sound™ begins her Aquarium service July 1, with outings at 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays through Labor Day. The $2.7 million, 64-foot catamaran is […] [Read More]
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Stamford Nature Center’s New Math and Nature Exhibit

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Families can escape the heat this summer at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s new exhibition – Nature’s Numbers.  This cool, colorful, and interactive exhibition, developed and produced by the Franklin Institute, stimulates numerical thinking, builds math skills, and promotes a positive attitude towards math through play with math concepts in nature. Four themes: Repeating […] [Read More]
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Acting on Dreams at Franklin Street Works

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Immigrants now comprise approximately 13 percent of the total U.S. population (41.3 million), of which over a fourth are undocumented (11.4 million) and close to a fifth live in poverty. Despite numerous roadblocks, many in the United States have called for an overhaul of the immigration system, seeing it as a necessary and crucial step […] [Read More]
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Colonial Herb Garden Gathering and Gallery Talks at the The Wilton Historical Society

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The Colonial Herb Garden and the current exhibitions at the Wilton Historical Society will be the setting for a garden gathering with a talk about herbs (co-sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club) and two gallery talks on Thursday, July 16 from 4:00 – 6:00.  Splashed with color and fragrant with lavender and thyme, the garden […] [Read More]
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Plein Air Exhibition at Pequot Library through August 28

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Plein Air Revisited: A Study in Diverse Observations showcases 14 different artists’ paintings in a summer-long exhibition in The Perkin Gallery at Pequot Library that runs through  August 28, 2015 during normal library hours (closed Sundays). En plein air is a French expression which means “in the open air” and is particularly used to describe […] [Read More]
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