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April 2018

49th Annual CSRA Spring Swap Meet (Bristol)

April 22 @ 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake Compounce, 186 Enterprise Dr
Bristol, CT 06010 United States
49th Annual CSRA Spring Swap Meet

The 49th annual Spring Swap Meet will once again be held at the Lake Compounce parking lot in Bristol CT. I 84 to exit 31, north on 229, follow the signs or use GPS 271 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, Connecticut 06010. Date: April 22, 2018 Time: 6:00 AM -3:00PM rain or shine. Antique, Street Rod, Hot Rod, Classic, Racing, Special Interest, Trucks, tools, Collectables, Toys, and used speed parts offered. Cost: Vendor spots $40. (Vendor spots are 15' X 20' If…

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Earth Day Clean Up Old Saybrook

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Denali Old Saybrook, 75 Main St
Old Saybrook, 06475 United States
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Earth Day Clean Up Old Saybrook

Join Denali, the Old Saybrook Land Trust, and Zeal Optics for an Earth Day Clean Up. We will start at Denali in Old Saybrook with coffee, tea, and goodies before heading out along Main Street to get to the property we're cleaning. Our friends at Zeal will on hand to raffle off a pair of their sunglasses to a participant. Please bring water and gardening gloves if you have them.  

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Earth Day Clean Up in New Haven

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Long Wharf Nature Preserve, Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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“Earth Day Clean Up in New Haven” is locked Earth Day Clean Up in New Haven

Join Denali, Trailblazer, Patagonia New Haven, and the New Haven Land Trust for an Earth Day Clean Up at the Long Wharf Nature Preserve. On the day of the event, we'll meet at the preserve entrance on Long Wharf Drive, just past the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. There is a large parking lot across the street, where Long Wharf Drive curves under the highway, and there is ample street parking available. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own gloves and trash…

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Time Machines to the Past: Connecticut Town Greens

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 E Wall St
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States
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Earth Day! Celebrate Connecticut’s first open green spaces! Join the Norwalk Historical Society on Earth Day Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Mill Hill Historic Park for a look at the history of the town greens of Connecticut. Author Eric D. Lehman will lead a lively lecture: “Time Machines to the Past: Connecticut Town Greens”. Town Greens are thought of as relics of another time, but as residents of Connecticut they are part of our lives. In fact,…

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PJ Masks LIVE! Time To Be A Hero at The Bushnell

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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$19.50 - $59.50

PJ Masks LIVE is Coming to The Bushnell in Hartford! Time To Be A Hero is a brand new super-heroic live musical show featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: the PJ Masks! One day only in CT in Hartford at The Bushnell – a small theater suited to little ones for the best experience. Watch Catboy, Owlette and Gekko as they try to save the day from the sneaky villains – Romeo, Night Ninja and Luna Girl. Fluttering Feathers! Leaping…

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Earth Day Clean Up in Branford

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Branford Land Trust, Short Beach Road
Branford, CT 06405
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Join Denali, the Branford Land Trust, and Zeal Optics for an Earth Day Clean Up at the "Pantani" Property. The "Pantani" Property comes in to the west off Short Beach Rd - just north of Nicole Drive. We'll go in on a path on the north edge of the little retention pond. Parking will be on Vineyard Road. Our friends at Zeal Optics will also be raffling off a pair of sunglasses to a lucky participant.

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Honoring Stamford’s Firefighting Heroes Gala

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Water’s Edge at Giovanni’s, 2748 Boston Post Rd
Darien, CT
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For the last year, the Stamford History Center exhibit rooms have celebrated over 375 years of fire fighting companies in Stamford. On the 26th of April we will be honoring the firefighting heroes of our own time. Please join us to hear their stories, to honor those who came before them, and to support the Stamford History Center. Where: Water's Edge at Giovanni's in Darien April 26th from 6-9 p.m. Event Email Contact: info@stamfordhistory.org Event Phone Number: (203) 329-1183

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Fun Girls Night Out – Stamford

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Crowne Plaza Stamford, 2701 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06905 United States
Fun Girls Night Out - Stamford

Now in it's 10th year now, thousands of "fun girls" throughout the tri-state area have joined us to enjoy: shopping, fashion, food and drink samples, dancing, photo booth and pink paparazzi photos, psychic readings and our FREE signature pink goodie bag ~ This season we have some very special entertainment planned!! The "Fun Girls Night Out" welcomes "Divas in a Man's World" ~ a star-studded concert spectacular featuring the world's best celebrity and female impersonators! Starring Steven Andrade as Cher,…

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Evening at the Lay House – Beer & Ale Tasting Tavern Night

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Old Burnside Brewing Company will bring a selection of beer and ale; music by Rick Spencer, Dawn Indermuehle & Chris Dobbs, and historic food pairings by Catering by Selene. Don’t forget the Tavern Games! With gourmet historic food, drinks tastings, music and games, the museum will invite visitors into the Museum’s Lay House property as it is turned into an historic tavern for the evening. Join us for a lively evening of music, tavern games, good food, friends and fun!…

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Pet Food Drive for our Animal Friends with L.L. Bean

April 28 @ 9:00 am - April 30 @ 9:00 pm
L.L.Bean – Danbury Fair Mall, 7 Backus Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810 us
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Come help L.L.Bean help our four-footed friends. Please drop off pet food, treats, and toys at our store. Everything collected will be going to support animal shelters in our area. L.L.Bean loves animals and we know you do too. So help us make life a little better for shelter animals. Look for the donation center in our store.

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Norwalk City Hunt through Wall Street and SoNo Neighborhoods of Norwalk

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant, 93 North Main Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
Norwalk City Hunt

Norwalk Now Presents a City-Wide Adventure. Norwalk Now, the collaborative marketing group comprised of local Norwalk businesses who have come together to promote their city, presents Norwalk City Hunt, an interactive, “amazing race” throughout the Wall Street and SoNo neighborhoods of Norwalk, Saturday, April 28. Meet-up: 10:30 AM Hunt: 11 AM-1 PM After Party: 1-3 PM Click for Registration Click for Online Release Participants (adults only) are put into teams of 4 and are guided through the hunt on the City Hunt…

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May 2018

Wine and Weep Program at Litchfield Historical Society

May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Litchfield Historical Society, On the Green
Litchfield, CT 06759

The Litchfield Historical Society opened a new exhibit, “To Weep with Those Who Weep: Mourning Practices in Litchfield” on April 14, but many artifacts and documents were left out. The Historical Society invites you to mourn their exclusion during Wine and Weep, on Tuesday, May 1 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.  Although fabulous and important to the story of mourning in Litchfield, these objects and documents were not included because of their size and format. The Historical Society wants to recognize their purpose and mourn their life in storage.…

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Annual Wildflower Walk @ Connecticut College Arboretum

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Connecticut College Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Annual Wildflower Walk @ Connecticut College Arboretum

Friday, May 4, noon to 1 p.m. Glenn Dreyer, Arboretum Director Use Williams Street entrance to the Arboretum; meet at the Outdoor Theater. Cost: Free On a slope just south of the Laurel Walk lies the Edgerton and Stengel Wildflower Garden, containing over 75 species of wildflowers. Some of the flowers you can expect to see include: Jack-in-the-pulpit, Virginia Blue Bells, Wild Geranium, Solomon’s Seal and Trillium. Bring a picnic lunch to eat by the pond, and then enjoy a…

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Food Truck Fridays at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets, 20 Killingworth Turnpike
Clinton, CT 06413 United States
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Enjoy Gourmet Food Trucks, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and shopping at your favorite retailers. at Clinton Premium Factory Outlets. First Friday, April through November* 5PM-9PM Located across from J. Crew Factory Store. Visit the center website at PremiumOutlets.com/outlet/clinton-crossing or CTFoodTrucks.com for more details. *In event of inclement weather, event may pop-up on the following Friday.

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8th Annual Fair Haven Family Stroll & Festival

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fair Haven Family Stroll

Start your morning by walking with families along a 1.5-mile loop around the Quinnipiac River, over two bridges and through the historic riverfront district of Fair Haven. After the stroll, the festival activities begin: drums, live family-friendly music and dance, parachute play, puppets, face painting, food vendors, bubbles, yoga and Zumba, arts and crafts, and a whole lot of door prizes. Over 35 local community partners will also be on hand to highlight resources available to families in Fair Haven…

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11th Annual Xavier High School Classic Car Show

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Xavier High School, 181 Randolph Road
Middletown, CT 06457
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11th Annual Xavier High School Classic Car Show

The 11th Annual Xavier High School Classic Car Show will be held on Saturday May 5, 2018 from 10 am to 3 pm (Rain Date: Sunday, May 6th Cost: $10 Donation Requested for Entries. $1 Donation Requested for Spectators. All proceeds will be donated to the Eric J. Kalber Memorial Scholarship Fund, remembering Eric J. Kalber Class of 2004. For more information & details: contact Jon Kee Vose at jovose@xavierhighschool.org Event Phone Number: (860) 575-5247

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10th Annual Ron’s Run for the Roses Charity Gala

May 5 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Folly Farm, 75 Hartford Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
10th Annual Ron's Run for the Roses Charity Gala

Enjoy an elegant afternoon of fun, food, cocktails, Derby-style fashion, equestrian events, live and silent auctions and the viewing of the Kentucky Derby live on a big screen! The annual Ron's Run for the Roses gala is the signature event of the Ron Foley Foundation that is dedicated to fighting pancreatic cancer. The mission of the nonprofit organization is to promote public awareness, provide financial aid to pancreatic cancer patients through Ron’s Rescue, and fund medical research leading to improved…

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Run the Gauntlet Obstacle 5K with Denali

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Rock Park, 41 Cold Spring St,
New Haven, CT 06511
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Run The Gauntlet with Denali

Join Denali as Gauntlet takes on East Rock Park for its 5th year. The race will take place on Sunday, May 6 at East Rock Park in New Haven. Dates: May 6, 2018 Times: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: 41 Cold Spring Street, New Haven, Connecticut, 06511 Event Email Contact: maggie@jbsports.com Event Phone Number: (203) 481-5933 Run the Gauntlet at East Rock Part is the spring race in the Denali Gauntlet Race Series. Run the Gauntlet at East Rock Park features…

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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA Comes to Foxwoods Resort Casino

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - May 9 @ 9:30 pm
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One event on May 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

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One event on May 13, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 13, 2018 at 7:00pm

Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3777 United States
Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to Foxwoods Resort Casino

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award® – winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love - the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved…

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Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut Annual Tag Sale

May 10 @ 9:00 am - May 11 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on May 12, 2018 at 9:00am

New London Armory, 249 Bayonet Street
New London, CT 06320
Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut Annual Tag Sale

The Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut will host its 64th Annual Tag Sale May 10th, 11th and 12th at the New London Armory, located at 249 Bayonet Street in New London, CT. The Annual Sale is the largest and longest running event of its kind in New England and all proceeds from the sales go to fund the agency’s programs for children and their families in southeastern Connecticut. Hours of the sale are May 10th from 9:00 a.m.…

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