Volunteers needed for basketball tournament March 8

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St. Joseph Parenting Center will host its own version of March Madness at Chelsea Piers on March 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Between 40 and 45 volunteers will be needed: middle school and high school students and adults. Volunteers should commit to a three-hour shifts: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from […] [Read More]
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Free tax-prep services offered in Stamford through April 15

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Free tax preparation services will be available for low- and moderate-income taxpayers, regardless of age, on a walk-in basis now through April 15 at the following Stamford locations. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance locations and schedules: Domus at 83 Lockwood Ave.: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to […] [Read More]
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St. Patrick’s Day Parade seeks volunteers for Family Fun Zone

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 7 will include a Family Fun Zone, a child-friendly area for families to watch the parade and enjoy face-painting, sidewalk art, clowns and more. The parade committee is looking for volunteers to lend their time and talent for the Family Fun Zone, which will be located along the parade […] [Read More]
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Volunteers needed for Maple Sugar Festival March 7&8

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The Stamford Museum & Nature Center seeks volunteers for its Maple Sugar Festival on March 7 and 8. Volunteers will be needed to help with demonstrations, a pancake breakfast, food tents, children’s activities and more. Help will be needed from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact the Volunteer Center of United Way […] [Read More]
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Support area charities March 5 for Fairfield County Gives

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Fairfield County Community Foundation is hoping to raise $1 million in 24 hours on March 5 for its Fairfield County Gives campaign. Between 12 a.m. and 11:59 a.m., people are encouraged make donations to aid area nonprofits so they may continue their services. The money raised will aid nonprofit organizations across in Fairfield County. Last […] [Read More]
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Program on “Women in Afghanistan” March 4

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The World Affairs Forum will hold a breakfast program called, “Women in Afghanistan:  Challenges and Opportunities Post-2014” 7:15 a.m. March 4 at the Stamford Yacht Club, 97 Ocean Drive West. Charlotte “Charlie” Ponticelli,  program director and advisor of American Committees on Foreign Relations, will speak. Admission is free for ambassadors’ roundtable members, $30 for forum […] [Read More]
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Senior Center trip to Botanical Gardens March 9

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The Stamford Senior Center will offer a trip to see the Orchid Show at the Botanical Gardens in New York on March 9. Cost is $45 per person for  members and $50 for nonmembers. Fee will cover round trip transportation  and admission to the exhibit. There will be time for lunch in their cafeteria or […] [Read More]
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Church of Christ the Healer to offer retreat on aging March 7

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The Church of Christ the Healer at 20 Brookdale Road will hold its “Spa for the Spirit” from  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 7. This retreat will include meditation, discussion and personal reflection about growing older. Rev. ReBecca Sala, manager of pastoral care at Stamford Hospital, will lead the retreat. All are welcome, from […] [Read More]
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St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 7

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The 20th anniversary St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Stamford will kick off at noon on March 7.  The parade will have 80 marching units including bagpipers, Irish step dancers and floats, will start at Columbus Park and proceed north up Atlantic and Bedford streets. This year, the parade will offer a special children’s activity center […] [Read More]
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Stamford budget season is 11 days away

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Mayor David Martin will present his proposed budget to the Board of Finance on Monday, March 9, kicking off a two-month deliberation process before the city can settle on a tax rate for the next fiscal year. The Board of Finance has scheduled more than a dozen meetings between Martin’s presentation and the day they […] [Read More]
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