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Monday, 19 August, 2019



Stamford artist Joyce Grasso to show work at Pequot Library in solo exhibition
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Joyce Grasso, the Stamford-based artist who won Pequot Library’s 2018 juried art show, Wet Paint, will be showing her work in a solo exhibition at the Library starting September 6, 2019. Each year, Pequot Library accepts over 100 works to its juried art show, which is entering its 22nd year. Grasso’s show, Coastal Expressions, features abstract seascapes the artist describes as creating a “feeling of place” with “bold colors, multiple layers and varied textures.” This exhibition also highlights Grasso’s mixed media collages with hand-painted acrylic papers on cradleboard. An opening reception for the exhibition is planned for September 5, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Pequot Library.
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Aug 19, 2019 - 5:49:42 AM

Norwalk PL Offers Fall Creative Writing Workshop Series Beginning September 16
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Challenge your imagination in a new six-week creative writing program at Norwalk Public Library, led by author and writing teacher Kim Kovach. Inspiration for this series will be the murals and paintings created by Connecticut artists as part of the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) program in the 1920s. Sessions will meet Mondays, September 16, 23 and October 7, 14, 21, and 28, from 11:30 - 1 p.m. Sign-up today for this fun, creative writing experience.
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Aug 19, 2019 - 5:21:20 AM

Department of Health Larviciding Mosquitos with West Nile Virus in Stamford
In response to the state’s Mosquito Management Program’s announcement of mosquitoes in Stamford testing positive for West Nile virus, the City of Stamford’s Department of Health is enacting measures to control the local mosquito population and advises residents to address conditions that may attract mosquitos.
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Aug 16, 2019 - 5:47:21 AM

Tickets now available for American Gold Cup in North Salem, NY
Tickets are now available to purchase online for Saturday and Sunday's most prestigious competitions during the 2019 American Gold Cup, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, which will be hosted at the historic Old Salem Farm from Sept. 11-15. More
Aug 16, 2019 - 5:10:44 AM

Norwalk Community College to hold Saturday registration on August 24
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Norwalk Community College will hold a Super Saturday registration session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 24 in the East Campus building to help students register for Fall classes. The Fall semester begins August 27.
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Aug 15, 2019 - 5:14:25 AM

The Fall Party @ Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center Supports Schools Throughout Fairfield County
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The Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC) is abuzz with activity for its 2nd not-to-be-missed Fall Party. And although it will be the coolest place to be on September 14th, the underlying reason for the party cannot be overstated.
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Aug 14, 2019 - 7:35:17 AM

59 Area Nonprofits Receive Over $1.2 Million in Grants from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation
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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has announced the details for its most recent grantmaking cycle, which distributed funds to area nonprofits this summer. Competitive grants totaling $1,274,091 were awarded to 59 nonprofit organizations who align with the Community Foundation’s result areas and its vision to close the opportunity gap in Fairfield County by eliminating disparities in income, education, employment, housing and health.
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Aug 14, 2019 - 5:25:53 AM

Stamford Public Schools Named Robert Stacy as Executive Director Human Resources and Talent Development
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Stamford Public Schools (SPS) Superintendent Dr. Tamu Lucero and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) named Robert A. Stacy as Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development, at a Special Board Meeting, held Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Stacy brings more than 30 years’ experience in school district, corporate and U.S. Army Human Resources. He will join SPS in mid-September.
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Aug 13, 2019 - 8:20:46 PM

Savings Bank of Danbury Partners with the Danbury Museum on Rehabilitating the Charles Ives Home to Celebrate Shared History
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In honor of their 170th anniversary the Savings Bank of Danbury will sponsor Phase III of the rehabilitation of the Charles Ives Home, an important piece of Danbury and the Bank’s history.
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Aug 13, 2019 - 6:04:14 AM

Stamford Downtown pop-up art gallery continues through September 15
PALETTE of SISTERHOOD Part 2, a Stamford Downtown Pop-Up Art Gallery will continue through September 15th, 2019. The gallery is located at 96 Bedford Street. The show features ten women artists from diverse backgrounds: Tara Blackwell, Alicia C. Cobb, Samantha Cosentino, Jane Cowles, Anne Gattilia, Laurie A. Guzda, Flavia Moraes Lodato, Amrita Majumder, Amy Oestreicher and Cyn Elise Sterback.
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Aug 13, 2019 - 5:56:21 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Awarded Connecticut Humanities Grant for “Mlima’s Tale” Community Engagement Programming
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Connecticut Humanities has awarded a grant of $20,600 to Westport Country Playhouse for education and community engagement programs surrounding the October production of “Mlima’s Tale,” written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, and directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos. The series of community engagement events to examine the work on stage will include symposia, panel discussions, a film screening, and a talkback with artists involved. Event dates will be announced soon.
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Aug 13, 2019 - 5:37:02 AM

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