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April 2018

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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Best of Hartford Magazine Party

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Goodwin Hotel, 1 Haynes Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Best of Hartford Party

Hartford Magazine, Greater Hartford’s premier monthly lifestyle magazine, presents its 15th Annual Best of Hartford Magazine & Annual Gala Celebration; showcasing Greater Hartford’s favorite people, places and things! Join us for a live winner reveal and celebration on Friday, April 27th from 7pm-11pm at the The Goodwin Hotel in Downtown Hartford. Sample dishes and drinks from Hartford's top restaurants and bars as they compete to win favorite "Bite of the Night," featuring Hartford's very own Chef, Tyler Anderson. Be there for the…

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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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Pet Food Drive

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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Stepping Stones Earth-Friendly Derby Day

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Pinewood Derby

It’s Scout Day at the museum!  The Cub Scouts are hosting their District Pinewood Derby Championship Races at Stepping Stones.  Catch all of the action on our immersive Multimedia Gallery screen as the Cub Scouts race the Pinewood Derby cars that they’ve built themselves.  Cheer on your favorite car! Explorations   9:00 am - 5:00 pm While the Pinewood Derby is taking place in our Multimedia Gallery, join our knowledgeable Play Explorers in ourMega Making exhibit and design, build and race your own…

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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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Free Clinic: Introduction to Geocaching

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
L.L.Bean – Danbury Fair Mall, 7 Backus Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810 us
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Geocaching Connecticut

Geocaching is becoming more popular than ever and a great activity for the whole family, but how do you get started? Come learn what geocaching is, how to start hunting for caches, plus how to create and hide caches of your own. ***Since space is limited reserve yourself a spot by clicking over to L.L. Bean, Danbury's Event Page (www.llbean.com/danbury), find this event, and register before space fills up. (Hint: look for this event on the day this event is…

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Shop, Sip & Save Crawl Broadway New Haven

May 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
J. Crew, 29 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511
Shop, Sip & Save at the Shops at Yale

Network and mingle with local young professionals while experiencing our award winning restaurants, cafes and shops. Truffles at Maison Mathis, Prosecco at Tarry Lodge, 20% off at J.Crew and much more. FREE parking at 56 Broadway, New Haven. Join PULSE as we Shop, Sip, and Save at the Shops at Yale. Registration will take place inside J.Crew located at 29 Broadway. Each member that attends will check in and receive a wristband. Food vouchers will be given to each participant for Tomatillo, Maison…

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Free Clinic: Binoculars and Birding

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
L.L.Bean – Danbury Fair Mall, 7 Backus Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810 us
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Binoculars and Birding

Birding is one of the fastest growing hobbies around, and a great addition to any outdoor activity. It's a great way to connect to nature, and fun for the whole family. Come join our staff to learn about binoculars, as well as tips and techniques to identify birds for your next outing. ***Since space is limited reserve yourself a spot by clicking over to L.L. Bean, Danbury's Event Page (www.llbean.com/danbury), find this event, and register before space fills up. (Hint:…

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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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CitySeed Farmer’s Market Wooster Square Season Opening

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wooster Square, 570 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
City Seed

One of the only farmers’ markets operating year-round in Connecticut, CitySeed officially kicks off its 2018 Weekend Farmers’ Market season at Wooster Square on Saturday, May 5 and Edgewood Park on Sunday, May 6. Wooster Square Opening Day activities include special guests Simon’s Green House, Sperry’s Natural and Jane’s Good Food; food trucks/carts Bowl'd Creations, Crêpes Choupette, Chief Brody’s Banh Mi and PopCentric Gourmet Popsicles; musical entertainment by Hugh and Dana;  a sampling of Sudanese dishes provided by Chef Amal from Sanctuary Kitchen;…

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Downtown Ridgefield’s Annual Spring Stroll

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Downtown Ridgefield, Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Downtown Ridgefield's Annual Spring Stroll

Events include a Chalk Festival, baking contest, youth fencing tournament, Art Exhibit and mini jewelry making, Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival, balloon artists, Rock and Roll for ages birth to 3, strolling performers, face painting, Bach to Rock's Petting Zoo, The Nightingales a Capella group, Keller Williams Cinco de May Party, Pop Music Academy Spring Showcase, and more. Noted Acoustical Guitarist Doug Hartline to perform at Addessi Jewelers during Downtown Spring Stroll at Litchfield Crossings on May 5th to help…

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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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Connecticut Children’s Medical Center “Mother of Markets” Shopping Event

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Elm Ridge Park, 376 Elm Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06967
Connecticut Childrens Medical Center The Mother of Markets

The Mother of Markets “A Market for All” is an event that is focused on the amazing hand crafted artisans of Connecticut. The event will take place at the beautiful Elm Ridge Park in Rocky Hill. This will be an event you will not want to miss with over 50 Artisans which include Potters, Artists, Woodworking, Jewelry Makers, Bag and Clothing designers, Vintage decor, Upcycle and Repurposed goods, Farm Fresh items from Jams and Hot Sauces to Plants and everything…

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Litchfield Historical Society May Walking Tours

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Litchfield Historical Society, On the Green
Litchfield, CT 06759
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Litchfield Walking Tours Connecticut

Join the Litchfield Historical Society for Saturday morning walking tours exploring new themes and areas of the town. Walking tours last about an hour, be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Tours begin at the Litchfield History Museum at 10 a.m Saturday, May 5: Architecture-Homes and Histories Why does the center of Litchfield have so many white homes? Learn how the history and stories of old Litchfield are preserved in the architecture of the town. The walk will…

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