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First Night Danbury

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First Night Danbury 2013-2014, presented by Family & Children’s Aid and CityCenter Danbury, will salute the “Young at Heart.”  Enjoying its 24th year as CityCenter downtown’s family friendly New Year’s Eve celebration,  First Night takes place on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31st, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Danbury downtown venues, all within easy […] [Read More]
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December Cruises in Long Island Sound

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Bundle up for a fun journey out onto Long Island Sound in hopes of seeing some of the seals that spend the winter just off our shores during The Maritime Aquarium’s new season of Winter Creature Cruises. These invigorating cruises seek out the harbor seals and gray seals that have been coming down into the […] [Read More]
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Holiday Treats at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

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Santa Claus will be popping up at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, including a few scuba dives in with the sharks, as part of the Connecticut attraction’s schedule of bonus holiday offerings in December. Back by popular demand,  “The Polar Express” steams back onto The Maritime Aquarium’s giant IMAX screen for a limited holiday engagement. […] [Read More]
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A Christmas with Frank Mastrone and Friends

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Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic will present A Christmas with Frank Mastrone and Friends on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 7:30pm at St. Cecilia’s Church, 1184 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT. This concert will feature Charlie Brown and the music of Vince Guaraldi.  This magical evening promises to be filled with your favorite Christmas music that  will […] [Read More]
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Frosty the Snowman at Beardsley Zoo

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Once again, the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is planning Breakfast with Frosty the Snowman from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. on December 21 and 22 that is sure to get the entire family in the holiday spirit.   The breakfast will take place in the Zoo’s colorful Peacock Cafe that is decorated for the holidays. Frosty […] [Read More]
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BRING THE KIDS FOR HOLIDAY LIGHTS, DELIGHTS IN WESTERN CONNECTICUT

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Imagine a park wonderland aglow with thousands of twinkling lights and a show every half hour when glittering lights dance to holiday music.  That is the thrill awaiting families when Lake Compounce, New England’s family theme park, inaugurates its first Holiday Lights season on weekends beginning November 29. The park, located in Bristol, in Western […] [Read More]
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Holiday Fun at Lockwood Mathews Mansion Dec. 15

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The holiday season is in full swing on December 15 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located on 295 West Ave. in Norwalk www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.  The Mansion is hosting the annual and very festive Holiday Open House that is fun for the entire family and especially geared toward children. The celebration […] [Read More]
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Celebrate the Holidays PT Barnum Style!

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During December, Bridgeport’s Barnum Museum is offering a limited, yet glorious, series of Victorian Christmas events as part of the Celebrate the Season programming. On Wednesday, December 11, at 11 a.m. the musuem is hosting a reading of The Night Before Christmas by Sonya Finch Bridgeport’s First Lady. Mrs. Finch will read Clement Clarke Moore’s timeless holiday tale, the enchantingThe […] [Read More]
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