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  • PLAY- CLEVER LITTLE LIES

    Saturday,Mar 9 to Sunday,Mar 17

    A comedy of sex, lies and secrets.

    Weekend matinee and evening performances continue March 15, 16 & 17. (See website for show times.)

    Square One Theatre Company, Stratford Academy,
    719 Birdseye St., Stratford, CT 06615
    203.375.8778

    https://www.squareonetheatre.com/

  • Suffolk County Historical Society- Preserving the Fabrics of Your Life

    300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY Saturday,Mar 16 at 10:00am - 1:00 pm

    Suffolk County Historical Society and Hallockville Museum Farm are excited to co-sponsor this 2019 National Quilting Day event at the SCHS Museum in Riverhead. There would be a presentation and demonstration of this year’s theme, Preserving the Fabrics of Your Life, by Susan Jerome, Collections Manager of the University of Rhode Island Historic Textile and Costume Collection. National Quilting Day is observed annually on the 3rd Saturday in March and celebrates this traditional craft and art form along with recognizing quilt makers and the skill that go into the making of quilts.

    More information available at suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org or at 631-298-5292

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra performance

    80 East Ridge, Ridgefield CT Saturday,Mar 16 at 8:00pm

    The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra performs Webern “Six Pieces for Orchestra”, Respighii “Trittico Botticelliano” and Haydn “Cello Concert in C Major”.

    More information available at ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • EDMOND TOWN HALL- IRISH MUSIC & BEER

    Friday,Mar 15

    Irish songs from the band Once Removed–featuring MorganEve Swain!
    You may have seen them at The Gaelic Club or Grace O’Malley’s in Fairfied. On the Alexandria Room’s stage tonight!

    Doors: 7:30 P.M.; Show: 8:30 P.M.
    Live at the Edmond Town Hall – 45 Main Street, Newtown, CT, 06470,
    (203) 270-4285

    ticket info:
    https://edmondtownhall.ticketleap.com/

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Jazz After Hours

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Friday,Mar 15 at 9:30pm - 11:30pm

    “The Place for Jazz ‘Round Midnight.” Featuring the Vinny Loccissano Group

    More information available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • East End Arts- Open Mic Night

    East End Arts Carriage House, located behind the EEA Gallery, 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY Friday,Mar 15 at 6pm- 8pm

    East End Arts invites musical arts, comedy, poetry, and performances of all kinds for their Open Mic Night.

    More information available at eastendarts.org or at 631-727-0900

  • Fairfield Theatre Company- Antibalas Performance

    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT Thursday,Mar 14 at 7PM

    Antibalas, an afrobeat group has been performing in the style of funk for twenty years.

    More information available at fairfieldtheatre.org or at 203-259-1036

  • Guilford Art Center- Craft Beer & Spirits Tasting Event

    411 Church Street, Guilford, CT Friday,Mar 8 at 6-8:30 pm

    The Guilford Art Center Craft Beer & Spirits Tasting Event has a selection of beers from Connecticut breweries, live music, and art exhibit on view in the gallery featuring work by GAC faculty.

    More information available at www.guilfordartcenter.org or 203-453-5947

    Please note reservations are required.

  • Suffolk County Historical Society- Frank Turano, Margaret Fuller: America’s First Feminist

    300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY Thursday,Mar 7 at 6:00 pm

    National Women’s History Month event, a presentation on the American journalist and women’s rights advocate Margaret Fuller. Learn about Fuller’s life, work, and connection to Suffolk County’s history.

    More information available at: www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org or at 631-727-2881

  • Bruce Museum- Panel Discussion: The Golden Age of Cartooning in Connecticut

    1 Museum Drive Greenwich, CT Thursday,Mar 7 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Chance Browne (son of Dik Browne), Cullen Murphy (son of Jack Murphy), and Brian, Greg and Neal Walker (sons of Mort Walker) give tribute to their fathers – and to an extraordinary community of cartoonists. They would recollect notable experiences and observations from this golden era: telling stories and sharing rare artwork and behind-the-scenes photos. It would be a revealing glimpse into a time when cartooning flourished in the suburbs of Connecticut.

    More information available at brucemuseum.org or at 203-869-0376

  • Milford Arts Council- Written Word

    40 Railroad Ave S. Milford, CT Thursday,Mar 7 at 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM

    Calling all writers, readers, poets, wordsmiths, book lovers and general fans of the written word. The Milford Arts Council and Mick Theebs, the Poet Laureate of Milford, have teamed up to start a group for people who love reading and writing. Meetings take place every other Thursday at the Firehouse Gallery 81 Naugatuck Avenue (in Walnut Beach).

    More information available at www.milfordarts.org or at 203-878-6647

  • RVNA SPELLING BEE

    Wednesday,Mar 6 at 7PM

    2019 RVNA Spelling Bee

    You can cheer a favorite local celeb Spelling Bee contestant and enjoy a fun, family-friendly evening of spelling competition while benefitting RVNA Nursing Education.

    Ridgefield Playhouse
    info at- https://ridgefieldvna.org/fundraising-events/

  • Caroline Doctorow and The Ballad Makers Performance

    977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Bridgehampton, NY Friday,Mar 1 at 7:30 pm

    The Songwriters Share Concert Series welcomes singer/songwriter Caroline Doctorow and her band The Ballad Makers. Opening for Caroline would be singer/songwriter Chris Kline.

    They will be playing to benefit Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt

    More information available at 631-537-0132

  • Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce- Internship & Career Fair

    Shubert Theater, 247 College Street, New Haven, CT Thursday,Feb 28 at 1pm-4pm

    The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce will host an Internship and Career Fair on February 28, 2019 at the Shubert Theater, 247 College Street in New Haven.

    Drawing from the region’s six major institutions of higher learning:

    • Albertus Magnus College
    • Gateway Community College
    • Quinnipiac University
    • Southern Connecticut State University
    • University of New Haven
    • Yale University

     
    The Internship & Career Fair will bring college students, soon-to-be graduates, post graduates, and emerging talent together for job and internship opportunities. There will also be workshops and tips for career preparation & transition. More information about the workshops can be found at: Internship & Career Fair

    Additional information is available at: GNHCC Internship Career Fair Job Seekers or call: 203-787-6735

  • Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce- February Morning Mingle

    ACES Educational Center for the Arts. 55 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT Wednesday,Feb 27 at 7:30 AM-9:30 AM
    February 2019 GNHCC Morning Mingle

    7:30 – 8:30 AM – Networking and Breakfast
    8:30 – 9:30 AM – Council Seminars

    Healthcare Council
    Exploring Health Disparities and the Impact to Your Business
    Panelists:

    • Kenn Harriss – VP for Community Engagement, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
    • Ken Lalime – CEO, Community Health Center Association of Connecticut
    • Mark Abraham – Executive Director, DataHaven
    • Darin Latimore, MD – Deputy Dean and Chief Diversity Officer, Yale School of Medicine
    • • Session Moderator: Jennifer Heath – President & CEO at United Way of Greater New Haven.

     
    Small Business Council:
    Panel discussion on- New Haven Resources Helping Small Businesses Succeed
    Panelists:

    • Lindy Lee Gold – Senior Development Specialist, State of Connecticut
    • Cathy Graves – Principal, Just A Thought, LLC
    • Jeff Klaus – Regional President, Webster Bank
    • JoHannah Hamilton – Chief Operating Officer, District New Haven

     
    More information available at: February Morning Mingle or call: 203-787-6735

  • Resilient Bridgeport- Public Hearing

    7 Middle Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut Tuesday,Feb 26 at 6:00 PM -7:30 PM

    Resilient Bridgeport, is a resilience strategy and pilot project focused on protecting infrastructures in the South End of Bridgeport from chronic and acute flooding. A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM to hear a presentation on the project and provide an opportunity for oral comments.

    The public hearing would be on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) that is available at https://resilientbridgeport.com/environmental-impact-statement/

    More information is available at www.resilientbridgeport.com

  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center- Oscar Party

    300 Main Street Old Saybrook, CT Sunday,Feb 24 at 7pm

    The Kate’s annual red-carpet event honors the Kate’s 12-time Oscar Nominated, 4-time Oscar Winning namesake and raises funds to support performing arts presentations and arts education. Walk the red carpet. Watch the 91st annual Academy Awards live on the Kate’s big screen.

    More information available at www.katharinehepburntheater.org or at 860-510-0473

  • Stratford Library- Ukulele for Everyone

    2203 Main St. Stratford CT Tuesday,Feb 19 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    This introduction to the world of Ukulele covers its history, famous performers, how ukuleles are made and what’s involved in playing one. The workshop is a combination of lecture, demonstrations and audience participation (ukuleles will be available for audience participation but if you have a ukulele – bring it along).

    Nina Lesiga is a Ukulele Coach for Stratford Continuing Adult Education Program.

    More information available at stratfordlibrary.org or at 203-385-4164

  • The Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts- Ordinary Days Performance

    Ordinary Days Performance
    5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT Thursday,Feb 14 to Sunday,Feb 17 at February 14th,15th and 16th at 8pm. Sunday, February 17th at 3pm

    Set in New York City, the musical follows four characters, Claire, Jason, Warren and Deb, exploring how their ordinary lives connect in the most amazing ways.

    More information available at www.edgertoncenter.org or at (203) 371-7908

  • Branford Folk Music Society- James Keelaghan Performance

    1009 Main Street, Branford, CT Saturday,Feb 16 at 8 PM

    James Keelaghan,a singer-songwriter in the Canadian folk music scene performs.

    More information available at branfordfolk.org or at 203-488-7715

  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center- The Young Dubliners performance

    300 Main Street Old Saybrook, CT Friday,Feb 15 at 8pm

    The Young Dubliners perform in the style of Celtic Rock.

    More information is available at www.katharinehepburntheater.org or at 860-510-0473

  • KEYS- Antigone Rising Benefit Concert

    125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT Friday,Feb 15 at 7:30pm

    All-female rock band, Antigone Rising, will perform a special benefit concert on Feb. 15th at 7:30pm at the Norwalk Concert Hall as part of the band’s outreach program, Girls Rising. KEYS (Kids Empowered by Your Support) will be a benefit recipient and the concert will include special performances from KEYS students.

    More information available at www.keysmusic.org or at 203-761-0150

  • Yale Concert Band Performance

    Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street, New Haven Friday,Feb 15 at 7:30 pm

    Yale Concert Band to Premiere Double Percussion Concerto

    Ted Hearne to feature arx duo (Garrett Arney and Mari Yoshinaga, percussionists) in the world premiere of his new double percussion concerto, In Thrall. Commissioned by the Yale Concert Band and a consortium of other university wind ensembles, the piece combines harmony and rhythm. Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director

    More information available at bands.yalecollege.yale.edu or at (203) 432-4111

  • Milford Arts Council- Open Mic Nite

    40 Railroad Avenue South Milford CT Wednesday,Feb 13 at Registration is at 6:00pm, performance at 7pm.

    Open to anyone who wants to share their gifts and talents by singing, dancing, acting, reciting the written word, or playing an instrument.

    Registration is at 6:00pm, first come-first serve.

    Or just come and support local talent at 7pm

    More information available at www.milfordarts.org or at 203-878-6647

  • Resilient Bridgeport- Design Workshop

    Schelfhaudt Gallery, 84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport CT Tuesday,Feb 12 at 6PM-8PM

    Resilient Bridgeport, is a resilience strategy and pilot project focused on protecting infrastructures in the South End of Bridgeport from chronic and acute flooding.

    Resilient Bridgeport will have a design workshop on Tuesday, February 12 from 6-8 PM at the Schelfhaudt Gallery in Bridgeport.

    More information is available at www.resilientbridgeport.com

  • Creative Arts Workshop- Valentine Family Workshop

    80 Audubon Street New Haven CT Sunday,Feb 10 at 1pm-3pm

    Use a variety of materials to make cards, garlands, collages, stuffed paper hearts and more. Work together to create art.

    More information available at www.creativeartsworkshop.org or at 203-562-4927

  • Southampton Arts Center- Artists in Residence, Public Opening Reception

    25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY Saturday,Feb 9 at 5PM -7PM

    TAKEOVER artists include Scott Bluedorn, Daniel Cabrera, Darlene Charneco, Kara Hoblin, Ruby Jackson, Laurie Lambrecht, Jerome Lucani, Paton Miller, and Jeff Muhs. Curated by Amy Kirwin

    For seven weeks in the winter of 2019 Southampton Arts Center hands over its galleries to nine East End artists, each with an assigned space to set up a “pop-up” studio. Completed works are installed and the artists will have scheduled weekly studio time in the galleries from Thursday to Sunday, 12-6 PM to create new works in a wide variety of mediums.

    There are workshops for all ages, gallery tours, and unique programs inspired by the artists and their works in progress. Additionally, a weekly “hangout” will take place every Thursday from 6-8 PM where community can come and spend the evening with the artists.

    More information available at southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • Palace Theater- Winter Jazz Series: The OZ Experience

    100 East Main Street, Waterbury CT Friday,Feb 8 at 7pm

    The Trio of Oz, blends a deftly swinging jazz sensibility with their genuine love of alternative rock.

    More information is available at www.palacetheaterct.org or at 203-346-2000

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Paige Patterson Performance

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Friday,Feb 1 at 8 pm

    Paige will sing from composers and singers who quintessentially represent the American musical landscape, including but not limited to: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles, and the late, the great, Aretha Franklin.

    More information available at www.cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • Bridgeport Library- Turning Point Coaching: Computer Workshop

    2705 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport, CT Tuesday,Jan 29 at 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

    These classes are designed to ensure you stay current with the changes in technology. We present training on a variety of topics from:

    * Basic computing fundamentals (understanding the components of a computer, etc.)

    * Internet safety (computer virus to phishing)

    * Microsoft Office Suite applications (basic to intermediate Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    * Email etiquette to help you with your job search, attaching a document, and so much more.

    More information available at bportlibrary.org or at (203) 576-7025

  • BEETHOVEN FOR THE ROHINGYA

    Monday,Jan 28 at 8PM SHOW

    A Concert of Solidarity for The Rohingya Refugees Fleeing Genocide
    In Their Native Myanmar.

    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

    Net proceeds to benefit Doctors Without Borders / Médécins Sans Frontières

    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 in D Minor
    AMRAM Elegy for Violin and Orchestra

    http://beethovenfortherohingya.org/the-concert/

  • Ridgefield Playhouse- Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra- Beethoven Concert

    80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT Sunday,Jan 27 at 4pm

    A community Concert featuring the talented musicians from Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra Chamber Orchestra performing an all Beethoven program including Egmont Overture and Symphony No. 7.

    More information available at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum- Exhibition Opening: How Art Changed the Prison: The Work of CPA’s Prison Arts Program

    258 Main Street Ridgefield, CT Sunday,Jan 27 at 3pm-5pm

    The opening of How Art Changed the Prison: The Work of CPA’s Prison Arts Program, presenting visual art made in Connecticut’s correctional institutions over the past three decades. Organized by Jeffrey Greene, manager of Community Partners in Action (CPA), a non-profit that focuses on behavioral changes of both current and past inmates, in addition to criminal justice reform, this exhibition will include the work of approximately twenty-eight artists.

    At 2 pm, Jeffrey Greene will be moderating a panel discussion with former inmates and others involved in Connecticut’s correctional system on the impact of the visual arts for those incarcerated in the State’s prisons.

    More information available at www.aldrichart.org or at 203-438-4519.

    Please note reservations are required.

  • The Westport Library- WestportWRITES Mini-Conference: How to Get Published

    20 Jesup Road Westport, CT Sunday,Jan 27 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join literary agent Cynthia Manson and editor Caitlin Alexander for an in-depth look on how to get your work published.

    Whether you’re knee-deep in revisions or your New Year’s resolution is to start writing your first book, the process of getting published can seem daunting.

    In this interactive discussion, an experienced literary agent and a veteran editor will demystify the process and tell you what you really need to know in order to break into today’s marketplace.

    More information available at westportlibrary.org or at 203-291-4800

  • Guilford Art Center- Friday Night Art: Pottery

    411 Church Street Guilford, CT Friday,Jan 25 at 6:30PM - 9:30PM

    Create a unique one-of-a-kind piece of pottery using simple techniques working with clay. Various tools and engobes will be used to add texture and color. Have fun with friends.

    More information available at guilfordartcenter.org or at 203-453-5947

  • Stratford Library- Talk: Latest Developments on Alzheimer’s

    2203 Main St. Stratford CT Thursday,Jan 24 at 5pm

    An informative session led by Peter McAllister, MD of New England Institute of Neurology and Headache and where the latest information on clinical trials and advancements in Alzheimer’s disease research will be shared.

    More information available at stratfordlibrary.org or at 203-385-4164

  • New Haven Museum- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice

    114 Whitney Avenue, New Haven CT Monday,Jan 21 at 11am - 3pm

    The New Haven Museum will host storytelling as part of the Yale Peabody Museum’s 23rd Annual “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice,” on Monday, January 21, 2019, from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Located at 114 Whitney Avenue, New Haven.

    More information available at www.newhavenmuseum.org or at 203-562-4183

  • Cinema Arts Centre- Screenwriters Discussion Group

    423 Park Avenue Huntington NY Monday,Jan 21 at 7:30 PM

    Read, discuss and critique members’ screenplays, whether complete or in progress. We also provide information and support for the beginning and experienced screenwriter, filmmaker and anyone interested in writing for film and related media.

    More information available at cinemaartscentre.org or at 631-423-7611

  • Connect Us CT- Bridgeport has a Dream

    910 Fairfield Ave Bridgeport CT Monday,Jan 21 at 1:30pm

    Special MLK Day performance.
    Monday, January 21 is a day we are able to stop and pause to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his leadership in the fight for social and economic justice for all.

    One hundred performers make up a multi-racial, multi-generational cast that will pay tribute to Dr. King through song, rap, dance, and poetry on Monday, January 21 – Doors open at 1:30pm.

    More information available at www.connectusct.org or at (203)-864-9129

  • Greenwich Library- Creative Writing Bootcamp

    101 West Putnam Avenue Greenwich, CT Thursday,Jan 10 at 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

    This course is designed to appeal to both new and experienced writers of fiction and creative nonfiction. Through instruction about craft, examples of published works and in-class writing exercises, acquire tools to improve your writing and learn how to identify and express the emotional truths in your work. Participants will receive teacher and peer feedback in a supportive workshop environment.

    More information is available at www.greenwichlibrary.org or at (203) 622-7900

  • Winter Show Reception

    70 Sanford St FAIRFIELD, CT Sunday,Jan 6 at 3pm-5pm

    Art/Place Gallery invites the public to their all-member Winter Show Reception.

    Included are works in a variety of mediums, styles, subjects, and sizes.

    More information is available at 203-259-8026

  • Fairfield Theatre Company- The Motet with Sophistafunk

    70 Sanford Street Fairfield, CT Saturday,Dec 29 at 8pm

    The Motet with Sophistafunk performs in the style of funk, soul and more.

    More information available at fairfieldtheatre.org or at 203-259-1036

  • The Aldrich Contemporary art Museum- Afternoon Studios: Scratch Art

    258 Main Street Ridgefield, CT Thursday,Dec 27 at 2 pm to 4 pm

    Spend an afternoon scraping and scoring away in a workshop with rainbow scratchboards. Practice your techniques on pre-made scratchboards then learn how to make your own using wax and oil pastels.

    More information available at aldrichart.org or at 203-438-4519

  • Poetry Institute- Gian Lombardo

    847 Chapel Street New Haven, CT Thursday,Dec 20 at 7pm

    Gian Lombardo has published six collections of prose poetry and teaches book and magazine publishing at Emerson College.

    More information is available at (203) 562-4045 or at www.institutelibrary.org

  • Bridgeport Library- Turning Point Coaching: Career Forward Workshop

    2705 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport, CT Tuesday,Dec 18 at 5PM - 6PM

    Learn the strategies needed to make your efforts transformational, pointing you towards success. Resume help, search techniques and strategies, networking advice, getting through online job applications and using social media are some of the subjects discussed.

    More information available at bportlibrary.org or at (203) 576-7025

  • Cityseed- Edgewood Park Farmers Market

    Edgewood Park, corner of Whalley and West Rock Avenues, New Haven CT Sunday,Dec 16 at 10:00am – 1:00pm

    Edgewood Park Farmers Market includes fruits and vegetables, artisan breads and more.

    More information available at cityseed.org or at 203-773-3736

  • The Ridgefield Playhouse- The Ridgefield Chorale’s Annual Holiday Pops Concert

    80 East Ridge Ridgefield, CT 06877 Sunday,Dec 16 at 7pm

    The Ridgefield Chorale’s Annual Holiday Pops Concert on Sunday December 16 at 7 pm, will be held at The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT.

    More information available at ridgefieldplayhouse.org or at (203) 438-5795

  • Access Health CT Open Enrollment Fair

    20 Landale Avenue, Milford CT Saturday,Dec 15 at 10am-2pm

    Open Enrollment for help choosing a plan and

    Enrolling in healthcare coverage. Online registration

    is encouraged but not required. More information available at

    Learn.AccessHealthCT.com/Locations

  • Norwalk Concert Hall- Norwalk Symphony Concert

    125 East Avenue Norwalk, CT Saturday,Dec 15 at 5pm

    The Norwalk Symphony presents its Joys of the Season concert on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 5:00pm at Norwalk Concert Hall. The Mendelssohn Choir of CT, under the direction of Founder and Artistic Director Dr. Carole Ann Maxwell, will join the orchestra to present Bach’s joyous Magnificat and more.

    More information available at 203-956-6771

  • Southampton Arts Center- Upsculpting Workshop

    25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY Thursday,Dec 13 at 6:00 pm

    The basic materials needed to create a whale ornament are provided including marine debris, however you will need to bring your own ingenuity, imagination to upcycle.

    Upsculpting creates environmentally conscious art that educates and engages the public regarding issues surrounding marine debris.

    More information available at southamptonartscenter.org or at 631-283-0967

  • MOBY CONCERT BENEFITS THE ALDRICH

    Saturday,Dec 8

    Moby: A Concert to Benefit The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
    8 PM THE RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE

    Moby will take to the stage to benefit The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum performing an acoustic set comprised of his own music, favorites and new songs, and covers of classics by Led Zeppelin, Johnny Cash, and Neil Young. He will be joined on stage by singers Mindy Jones and Julie Mintz and violinist Claudia Chopek.

    Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd. Ridgefield, CT
    ridgefieldplayhouse.org 203-438-5795

  • Doug Hartline and Friends Christmas Concert

    First Congregational Church Music Hall 164 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury CT Saturday,Dec 8 at 4pm

    Doug Hartline and friends perform light jazz and contemporary arrangements. Enjoy seasonal music performed with vibraphone, guitar, bass, drums, and vocals.

    More information available at 203-744-2337

  • Access Health CT Open Enrollment Fair

    Waterbury Hospital 64 Robbins Street, Waterbury CT Saturday,Dec 8 at 10am-2pm

    Open Enrollment for help choosing a plan and

    Enrolling in healthcare coverage. Online registration

    is encouraged but not required. More information available at

    Learn.AccessHealthCT.com/Locations

  • Suffolk County Historial Society Museum- Mile Markers of the North Fork event

    300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY Thursday,Dec 6 at 6:00 pm

    Discover the intriguing history of the mile markers that sit on the side of the road of the North Fork, and the various stories on how the markers came to line the roads every mile. Arrive early to see one of the original mile markers in the Early Suffolk Transport Gallery.

    Reservations requested.

    More information available at www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org or at 631-727-2881

  • Access Health CT Open Enrollment Fair

    St. Vincent Medical Center, 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport CT Saturday,Dec 1 at 10am-2pm

    Open Enrollment for help choosing a plan and

    Enrolling in healthcare coverage. Online registration

    is encouraged but not required. More information available at
    Learn.AccessHealthCT.com/Locations

  • Yale Concert Band and Yale Jazz Ensemble Concert

    Woolsey Hall 500 College Street New Haven, CT Saturday,Dec 1 at 2pm

    Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Two settings of Tchaikovsky’s holiday musical piece, “The Nutcracker Suite.” The Yale Concert Band presents the classical wind band version (Mayhew L. Lake), alternated with the Yale Jazz Ensemble performing the Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn “big band” arrangement. Also featuring “Sleigh Ride” (Leroy Anderson).

    More information available at https://bands.yalecollege.yale.edu or at (203) 432-4111

  • Whitfield Museum- Firelight Festival

    248 Old Whitfield Street Guilford CT Friday,Nov 30 at 4 pm to 8 pm.

    Whitfield State Museum presents its annual Firelight Festival on Friday, November 30th, from 4 pm to 8 pm. There would be roasted marshmallows and chestnuts, popcorn, hot cocoa, mulled cider, hourly readings of The Night Before Christmas and tour the 1639 Whitfield House.

    More information available at www.cultureandtourism.org or at 203-453-2457

  • HERSTORY- BRAVE JOURNEYS

    Sunday,Nov 25 at 3PM

    Reading and discussion of Herstory Writers’ Workshop publication, Brave Journeys, a collection of 15 stories by young people, ages 14-17, who risked their lives crossing borders. Community call-to-action. Co-sponsored by Racial Justice East End.

    Canios Books, 290 Main St. Sag Harbor, NY
    http://www.herstorywriters.org/

  • Bridgeport Library- Turning Point Coaching: Career Forward Workshop

    2705 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport, CT Tuesday,Nov 20 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Learn the strategies needed to make your efforts transformational, pointing you towards success. Resume help, search techniques and strategies, networking advice, getting through online job applications and using social media are some of the subjects discussed.

    More information available at bportlibrary.org or at (203) 576-7025

  • Play-THE GOD GAME

    Thursday,Nov 1 to Sunday,Nov 18 at various times

    The Square One Theatre Company

    THE GOD GAME , Suzanne Bradbeers’ timely play about politics
    and faith, marriage and friendship, choices and consequences.
    THE GOD GAME runs November 1st through the 18th.

    Performances are Thursday-Sunday at Stratford Academy, 719 Birdseye Street, Stratford, Connecticut.

    Performance days, times and more info at: 203-375-8778 (24/7) and squareonetheatre.com

  • ANN’S PLACE- FESTIVAL OF TREES

    Friday,Nov 16 to Sunday,Nov 18

    Friday through Sunday, 10am-4pm
    Tennies & Ties Gala-S​aturday, November 17TH, 6:30pm to 10:30pm

    Under a 90’ ceiling with Holiday Tree competition, craft beer tasting, and the Tennies & Ties Gala. The weekend brings musicians and dancers, artisans and quilters, gifts, sporting games, Tom Pesce’s Saturday Magic, famous characters and raffles. The Festival benefits Ann’s place, Danbury, CT which strives to create the miracle of hope & comfort for our neighbors living with cancer.

    Danbury Sports Dome, 25 Shelter Rock Lane, Danbury, CT 06810

    http://www.annsplacefestivaloftrees.org/

  • Native American Read In

    Canios Books, 290 Main St. Sag Harbor, NY Sunday,Nov 18 at 3pm

    A celebration of great literature by Native American writers. You are welcome to read a short (3-5 min) excerpt of a poem or fiction/non-fiction work.

    More information available at 631-725-4926

  • John McCutcheon Performance

    311 Temple Street (directly behind main library) New Haven, CT Saturday,Nov 17 at 7 pm

    John McCutcheon a folksinger, instrumentalist and songwriter performs to benefit the CT Children’s Museum.

    More information available at 203-654-7958

  • Access Health CT Open Enrollment Fair

    OIC of New London, 106 Truman Street, New London CT Saturday,Nov 17 at 10am-2pm

    Open Enrollment for help choosing a plan and

    Enrolling in healthcare coverage. Online registration

    is encouraged but not required. More information available at

    Learn.AccessHealthCT.com/Locations

  • SILENT FILMS-LIVE PIANO

    Sunday,Nov 11

    Silent Films with Live Piano Accompanist, Ben Model
    Doors: 3:00; Show: 4:00

    Films Include:
    “Number, Please?” with: Harold Lloyd
    “Fade-Away” with: Koko The Clown Cartoon
    “The Scarecrow” with: Buster Keaton
    “Big Business” with: Laurel & Hardy

    Live at the Edmond Town Hall – 45 Main Street, Newtown, CT, 06470, (203) 270-4285
    https://www.edmondtownhall.org/

  • Access Health CT Open Enrollment Fair

    Manchester Memorial Hospital, 71 Haynes St Manchester Saturday,Nov 10 at 10am-2pm

    Open Enrollment for help choosing a plan and Enrolling in healthcare coverage.

    Online registration is encouraged but not required. More information available at Learn.AccessHealthCT.com/Locations

  • NASHVILLE IN WESTPORT

    Saturday,Nov 10 at 6PM-?

    “Supper & Soul” Returns with Kasey Tyndall AND introductory entertainment by Jon Saxon.

    Ticket buys a three course dinner, the show and happy hour pricing for drinks apres concert.

    Restaurant seating is by reservation only, for 6pm. Concert will be at the Seabury Center on Church Lane at 8pm.
    http://westportwestonchamber.com/supper

  • Bijou-WPKN BENEFIT & LIVE BROADCAST

    Friday,Nov 9 at 8-11PM

    Rick Reyes has crafted a fusion of Latin, Bluegrass, Blues, Country , Folk and Jazz performed by a line-up of outstanding musicians, including Uma Lou, even some ‘Beatnik-style’ spoken word by poet Iyaba Ibo Mandingo and accompanied by bassist Rich Zurkowsky. Other musicians include, Dan Carlucci vocals and guitar, Jordan Jancz on cello, Chris Stanley ‘Gospel’ drums and more.
    Admission $12.

    Bijou Theatre,275 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT, 06605
    https://www.BijouTheatreCT.com
    203-296-9605

  • ELECTION DAY!!! VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

    Tuesday,Nov 6

    VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE-VOTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • City Seed- Wooster Square Farmers Market

    Russo Park, corner of Chapel Street and DePalma Court Saturday,Nov 3 at 9 AM – 1 PM

    Wooster Square Farmers’ Market includes live music, as well as fruits and vegetables, artisan breads and more.

    More information available at http://cityseed.org, or at 203-773-3736

  • PAPER SHREDDING FUNDRAISER

    Saturday,Nov 3 at 9AM-NOON

    On Saturday, November 3, the United Methodist Church of Monroe will be holding a Paper Shredding Fundraiser Event (rain or shine) from 9:00 – noon at Village Square, 401 Route 111, Monroe. The event will benefit missions near and far. Individuals and businesses are welcome.

    info: www.umcmonroe.org , email at papershredding@umcmonroe.org or at 203.268.8395.

  • SISTERS OF SLIDE- NH

    Saturday,Nov 3 at 7PM

    East Rock Concert Series
    Sisters of Slide: Blues singer/guitarist Rory Block
    with Dobro, steel guitar and lap steel player Cindy Cashdollar
    and singer/songwriter Caroline Doctorow.
    Saturday November 3rd, 7PM

    mActivity Coffee Bar, 285 Nicoll St, New Haven , CT
    https://www.mactivity.com/events-calendar
    203-936-9446

  • Business Women’s Forum Conference

    556 Mulberry St, Plantsville, CT Tuesday,Oct 30 at 8 AM to 4 PM

    The 2018 Business Women’s Forum (BWF), a full-day leadership conference, a program of the Greater Waterbury Chamber of Commerce Foundation will be held Tuesday, October 30, 8 AM to 4 PM, in Plantsville CT.

    The conference includes our professional development workshops, two speed networking workshops, breakfast, lunch, networking and a closing reception.

    Registration required. More information available at: 203-757-0701

  • CITY WIDE OPEN STUDIOS-YALE WEST

    Friday,Oct 26 to Sunday,Oct 28

    Noon – 6:00 PM
    October 26 Preview Day

    Many events in the visual and performing arts. This weekend at the Yale West Campus. Website includes event listings and locations where CWOS event programs can be picked up.

    Yale West Campus, Building 410, 100 West Campus Drive, Orange, CT
    https://artspacenewhaven.org/cwos-home/

  • ALI RYERSON TRIO

    Sunday,Oct 28


    6:30 – 8:30 pm

    Ali Ryerson, flute…Paul Meyers, guitar…David Finck, bass

    Sarah’s Wine Bar, 20 West Lane /Route 35, Ridgefield, CT 06877

    Reservations: 203-438-8282

  • Bijou- DAVID BROMBERG

    Sunday,Oct 28 at 8PM SHOW

    His journey spans five decades, and includes adventures with Dylan, Harrison, Garcia, and Rev. Gary Davis. Bromberg has mastered of several stringed instruments (guitar, fiddle, Dobro, mandolin), playing in multiple styles.

    Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT, 06605

    https://www.BijouTheatreCT.com
    203-296-9605

  • BIJOU-JONATHON EDWARDS

    Friday,Oct 26 at 8PM SHOW

    Four decades into his career Jonathon Edwards delivers songs of passion, songs of insight and songs of humor. His repertoire includes “Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy,” “Sometimes,” “One Day Closer,” “Don’t Cry Blue,” “Emma,” “Everybody Knows Her,” “Athens County,” and the ode to putting a good buzz on, “Shanty.”

    Bijou Theatre,275 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT, 06605

    https://www.BijouTheatreCT.com
    203-296-9605

  • #BLACKFRIDAYS

    Friday,Oct 26

    During the Kavanaugh confirmation, womxn* have been filled with rightful rage as Senate Republicans have tried to ram through his confirmation to the Supreme Court, despite credible allegations of sexual assault.
    Turn your sacred RAGE into CHANGE. This Friday and continuing every Friday until November 23rd, I’m joining the call for womxn* to wear black, rise up, and put a halt to ‘business as usual.’

    In solidarity,
    Nelini Stamp
    Working Families Party
    #BlackFridays signer and organizer

    https://actionnetwork.org/forms/blackfridays-we-do-not-consent?link

  • The Hampton Theatre Company – A Comedy of Tenors Performance

    Quogue Community Hall 125 Jessup Avenue Quogue, NY Thursday,Oct 25 at 7pm

    A comedy performance, by Ken Ludwig and directed by Diana Marbury.

    More information available at www.hamptontheatre.org or at (631)-653-8955

  • RIDGEFIELD INDY FILM FEST

    Thursday,Oct 18 to Sunday,Oct 21

    2018 Ridgefield Independent Film Festival

    Thursday, October 18th through Sunday, October 21

    The Ridgefield Independent Film Festival (RIFF) celebrates independent films from around the world that enlighten, entertain, and inspire moviegoers through compelling visual storytelling. Venues are all walking distance and include the Ridgefield Playhouse, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield Library, Keeler Tavern Museum, and the new ACT Theatre.

    https://www.riffct.org/about

  • HOWARD UNIV. GOSPEL CHOIR- BRIDGEHAMPTON

    Saturday,Sep 8 at 3:30PM

    Howard University Gospel Choir Concert
    Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church
    2429 Main Street, Bridgehampton NY

    A benefit for the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center

    Tickets Info- bhccrc.org

  • Guliford Arts Center- Introduction To Abstraction workshop

    Thursday,Jan 1

    We would be working small and in the afternoon. We would work from one of our morning studies in a larger format. We will try to capture the spirit and essence of the subject at hand while engaging with our materials and experimenting with abstraction.

    More information available at guilfordartcenter.org or at 203-453-5947