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  • CHIRP-low down brass band

    Tuesday,Jul 16 at 7PM

    Sounding at times like a New Orleans trad band, a funkified Tower of Power-style outfit, and a horn-rock group, this Chicago based brass band has a gritty and dynamic sound.
    FREE WILL DONATION. Kid and picnic friendly.
    Ballard Park, Main St., Ridgefield, CT
    Rain venue: Ridgefield Playhouse

    chirpct.org

  • NEWTOWN LIB. BOOK SALE

    Saturday,Jul 13 to Wednesday,Jul 17

    C.H. Booth Library Book Sale
    120,000+ Books/DVDs/CDs/LPs and More!

    The Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane Newtown, CT 06470.
    Saturday, July 13 to Wednesday, July 17
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
    9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday (1/2 Price)
    9 a.m. – 7 p.m.Tuesday ($5/0ur Bag)
    9 a.m. – noon Wednesday (Free Day)
    http://www.boothbooksale.org/index.html

  • CHIRP- the hillbenders

    Thursday,Jul 18 at 7PM

    Formed in April of 2008, and still touring with the original lineup, The Hillbenders have firmly established their presence as one of the most energetic and engaging progressive acoustic bands on the scene.

    FREE WILL DONATION. Kid and picnic friendly.
    Ballard Park, Main St., Ridgefield, CT
    Rain venue: Ridgefield Playhouse

    chirpct.org

  • BOOK & BOTTLE: LITTLE KNOWN ASPECTS OF LONG ISLAND’S MARITIME HISTORY

    300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY Thursday,Jul 18 at 6:00 p.m.

    Author-historian, Bill Bleyer will offer highlights from his latest book, Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History, the first complete maritime history of Long Island, including discussions of the development of submarines and torpedoes, the landing of Pan Am Clippers in Port Washington, and the world’s most innovative whaling captain, among other topics. Members Free; Non-Members $5. Includes wine + cheese.RSVP Required:

    SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
    300 West Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901
    www.SuffolkCountyHistoricalSociety.orgg

    Phone: 631-727-2881

    Thursday, July 18, 2019 – 6:00 pm

  • Blues on the Beach

    Saturday,Jul 20 at 12PM- 9:30PM

    This year’s lineup includes Funky Dawgs, Chris D’Amato, Alpaca Gnomes, Evan Goodrow and Da Band.

    Residents must have a valid beach sticker to park at the beach. Non-residents will be charged $20 to park. Parking is also available at the Army Engine Plant – South Parking Lot directly off of Main Street. A pickup and drop-off area for Ubers and children or family members has been designated at Wayne’s Walk at the intersection of Riverdale Drive and Lighthouse Avenue.

    Short Beach Park, Stratford, CT
    http://www.townofstratford.com/communitycalendar

  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY

    Saturday,Jul 20 at 9AM-2PM

    Household Hazardous Waste Regional Event
    Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, Newtown, Ridgefield

    Brookfield High School, 45 Long Meadow Hill Rd, Brookfield, CT

    Saturday, 9AM-2PM

    info@hrra.org or 203.775.4539

    https://hrra.org/household-hazardous-waste/

  • BOOK & BOTTLE: SAVING FIRE ISLAND FROM ROBERT MOSES: THE FIGHT FOR A NATIONAL SEASHORE

    300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY Thursday,Jul 25 at 6:00 p.m.

    This event is taking place at the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum. To developer Robert Moses, the Fire Island coastline was ripe for the construction of a parkway. Standing up to those ambitions were the communities of Fire Island, unified in their love for their sun-washed sandy beaches and in their fight for federal protection through the creation of the Fire Island National Seashore. Author Christopher Verga will discuss their triumphant struggle, the subject of his most recent book. Members Free; Non-Members $5. Includes wine + cheese. RSVP Required: 631-727-2881 x100.

    Thursday, July 25, 2019 – 6:00 pm

    SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
    300 West Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901
    www.SuffolkCountyHistoricalSociety.org
    Phone: 631-727-2881

  • HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA — THE MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN

    22 Iron Horse Blvd. Simsbury Friday,Jul 26 at 7:30 p.m.

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra is joined by rock band, Jeans ‘n Classics with lead vocalist Jean Meilleur to present an evening of hits that takes us from “Your Song” to “The Circle of Life” and beyond!

    This event is part of the Talcott Mountain Music Festival Series and will take place at:

    Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center | 22 Iron Horse Blvd, Simsbury, CT
    Friday, July 26, 2019
    7:30 p.m.

    Rain date: July 27, 2019

    More information available at https://hartfordsymphony.org or at 860.987.5900

  • Westside Reggae Festival

    Saturday,Jul 27 at Gates open at 1pm

    Featuring Beres Hammond, Maxi Priest, Yellowman and Etana.
    Also performing, K’reema, Hezron, Anthem Band and many more.
    Music, food and fun for the whole family.

    Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Ave Ext, Danbury CT
    www.ivesconcertpark.com/westside-reggae-festival

  • DENI BONET

    Saturday,Jul 27 at 8PM SHOW

    Deni Bonet Soloing with the Danbury Music Center Summer Festival Orchestra.

    Deni will be soloing with the DMC Summer Festival Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Stephen Michael Smith. She’ll be performing several of her original songs, accompanied by a full symphony!

    Visual and Performing Arts Center at Western Connecticut State University, 43 Lake Ave Ext, Danbury, CT 06811