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Norwalk Oyster Festival canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the Norwalk Seaport Association (NSA) is canceling the 43rd annual Norwalk Oyster Festival, previously scheduled for September 11-13, 2020. Prioritizing the health

Beardsley Zoo to Reopen June 1, 2020

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo will reopen June 1, 2020. They are implementing a new online ticketing system to welcome everyone back safely and efficiently. The Zoo will be splitting the day into two

Weir Farm NHS America the Beautiful Quarters® Available on United States Mint Website

At noon today, the United States Mint (Mint) will release collectible rolls and bags containing America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site (NHS) for sale

How to Keep Kids Busy and Learning in May Inside with IAIS (Institute for American Indian Studies) Online Videos 2 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday Videos

Many states including Connecticut are on pause and parents are faced with the challenge of keeping their children occupied. Most experts suggest that setting up a routine is important because it makes

Three Ways to Display Your Travel Memories

Do you love collecting objects throughout your trip and, then returning home wonder what on earth to do with all the things you have accumulated? We have all faced that dilemma at one time or another.

What’s in Bloom @ Bartlett Arboretum in Stamford

The strikingly bright yellow flowers of Marsh Marigold catch your eye in springtime along stream beds and in marshy areas of CT. Blooming now in the Native Plant Shade Garden at the Bartlett Arboretum

Inner-City Foundation Helps Fairfield County During Critical Time Foundation Awards Emergency Grants to 27 Local Organizations

The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education has granted more than a quarter of a million dollars in Emergency Funds to local Fairfield County organizations who responded to the Foundation’s

Hiking @ Great Mountain Forest -One of CT’s Oldest Forests

The Great Mountain Forest (GMF) encompasses more than 6,000 acres of contiguous forestland in the towns of Norfolk and Canaan, Connecticut. GMF is owned and managed by The Great Mountain Forest

How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo @ Home!

Commemorating the Mexican victory at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862, this holiday celebrates Mexican culture, from its cuisine and music to the traditional crafts. You may

Cricket Hill Garden’s Peonies A Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Cricket Hill Garden in Thomaston on 670 Walnut Hill Road is expecting to be in full peony bloom soon. Founded in 1989 by Kasha and David Furman with a focus on Chinese Tree Peonies they were one of