Combining all the best elements of a home show and a business-to-business summit in one great location, Jenks Productions, together with the Greater Bristol Chamber of Commerce, one of the most progressive Chambers in Connecticut, have built this innovative trade show into one of the most comprehensive regional home and business expos in the state. By bringing together home specialists, customers and regional businesses all at one venue, a weekend full of opportunities has been engineered for everyone involved! If…Find out more »
Come join Art by Liesl Dalpe for another painting class! This time Liesl will be helping you paint a special lovebird artwork on wood canvas. All supplies are provided and get the first pour on us! The event is being held at Connecticut Valley Brewing Company in South Windsor.Find out more »
To Celebrate the Lunar New Year, A Lion Dance Performance will commence throughout Foxwoods Resort Casino signifying good luck and fortune. The Parade will begin in the Grand Pequot Hotel Lobby, proceed through the Newport Casino, Cedars Square, and the Grand Finale will occur at the Rainmaker Square. “Money Gods” will distribute Lucky Red Envelopes to onlookers along the procession.Find out more »
Kids have FUN on school vacation at the Connecticut Science Center! Your child will love these hands-on day camps filled with fun and engaging science. Now registering for Camp dates December 27 – February 20 Campers in grades 1-6 will experience hands-on science enrichment through fun and engaging activities. Camps include structured activities with our STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the Science Center's galleries and exhibits. We offer Day Camps during school vacation as well as…Find out more »
Vacations should be fun, right? At the Talcott Mountain Science Center, students who spend their vacations with us laugh, learn and love what they're doing! Our programs are hands-on, our classes are small and there's always something for everyone. Each class is a 2-day course. Bring a lunch and dress for the weather. For more information, call 860-677-8571. For cancellations or postponements listen to WTIC AM/FM or watch for listing on WFSB Channel 3 or NBC Connecticut Channel 30. Facebook…Find out more »
The Connecticut Flower & Garden Show is one of the largest and most prestigious flower shows in all of New England! Get a glimpse of Spring even before the weather warms up at the annual “Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” on Thursday, February 22 through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Hours: Thursday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb.…Find out more »
Join Denali and Conservation Commission of Old Saybrook for their Winter Film series in the Denali community room. The event kicks off with Ocean Frontiers II on Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 pm in Old Saybrook. Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship takes us on an inspiring voyage to seaports and watersheds across the country - from the busy shipping lanes of Boston Harbor to a small fishing community in the Pacific Northwest; from America’s coral…Find out more »
Enjoy time outdoors making one of nature’s sweet treats. Maple syrup starts to run in late winter when temperatures climb above freezing during the day and drop back below freezing at night. Participants will learn how to identify different species of maple trees, install a spile and safely produce syrup. Dress appropriately for the weather, approximately half of the class time will be outside. Instructor: Jim Luce, Supervisor of Grounds Meet in Olin Science Center Lounge. $10 (free members), registration…Find out more »
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to New Haven on February 24, 2018. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe…Find out more »
Jenks Productions will transform the Hartford XL Center into an incredible Wedding & Bridal Wonderland on February 25, 2018, with over 100 breathtaking displays to help you plan your unforgettable wedding. Visit with DJs and wedding bands, enjoy delicious food samplings from bakeries and caterers, learn about exclusive vacation and honeymoon packages, meet with photographers and videographers, view designer wedding gowns and formalwear, browse day spas and beauticians, and speak with wedding consultants, jewelers, florists, stationers, banquet facilities, and hotels.…Find out more »
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to New London on February 25, 2018. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe…Find out more »
Mystic Aquarium and Ocean Blue Catering invite you to their Guinness Beer Dinner at the picturesque Mystic Yachting Center. Relax with beautiful views of the Mystic River as you work your way through a gourmet five-course meal; paring each course with a different Guinness beer. Your meal will be curated by Guinness Brewery Ambassador, Michael Reardon, who will explain how elements of certain beers compliment select menu items. You’ll wrap up your Guinness Beer Dinner experience with a better understanding…Find out more »
It is fairly easy to identify many trees by their leaves but once the leaves have fallen, it can be challenging. This workshop starts indoors with a brief introduction to plant identification using keys. Then we will head outside to look at deciduous, native trees while they are dormant. Observing trees as a whole, with their unique bark and branching patterns, twigs, buds, any leftover fruit and persistent leaves, helps them become recognizable – even during the winter. Instructor: Mary…Find out more »
The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce will hold its 22nd Annual Chili Fest on Saturday, March 3, from noon to 3pm along Main Street, Old Saybrook. This friendly competition, presented by Guilford Savings Bank, features chili from 20+ chefs. This is truly a community-wide event with participation by area restaurants as well as non-profit and civic organizations. What makes this event unique is that each Chili entrant is competing to win a donation for their designated charity. Ballots are $10…Find out more »
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Hartford on March 10, 2018. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with…Find out more »
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Fairfield on March 11, 2018. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture, and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all. The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with…Find out more »
It's time to get excited about the 10th Annual Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride. We are joining forces with Green Drinks to put on a Pint Night to benefit Rock to Rock. We will have beer from Blue Point Brewery, wine, refreshments, live music from Andrew Biagiarelli, and our ever-popular raffle. Admission: $5 donation to Rock to Rock Rock to Rock is New Haven's biggest Earth Day celebration. Here's how it works: You and about a thousand of your…Find out more »
March is National Crafting Month! Come craft like a Colonial Kid at the Norwalk Historical Society’s Colonial Kids Craft Day at the Museum on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Create toys, games and art just like kids did in the Colonial days. Use your imagination and creativity all while having some good old fashioned fun! Kids that come dressed up in a colonial costume receive a special prize! This program is ideal for children ages 5 –…Find out more »
Join us at Talcott Mountain Academy (TMSC) for an out-of-this-world evening skygazing from the top of Talcott Mountain! Begin the evening under the 44 ft. dome in the Captain Alan M. Bean Planetarium, where we'll learn about the night sky and The spring Equinox; what does the first day of spring mean for what’s happening among the stars? Afterwards, we'll be heading outdoors for celestial viewing atop Talcott Mountain! The skies will be at their darkest, making it the perfect night to view the wonders…Find out more »
The final round of auditions to be a cheerleader for New England's Football Team is only at Foxwoods! Watch the tryouts and support the home team. Like Football, the competition to be a cheerleader is fierce. Don't miss it! Cheer on the Cheerleaders! The journey to become a cheerleader for the New England Patriots is not an easy one. The audition process starts with the initial audition. NFL cheerleaders don't do it for the money. They tryout to become a…Find out more »
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