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Holiday Cheer 2022

STRATFORD Stratford Tree Lighting:  December 1 St Joseph’s of Stratford Holiday Fair: December 3 Boothe Memorial Park – Homestead for the Holidays: December 2 – 5 Sunday Holiday Concerts @ the library: December 4, 11, & 18 Stratford Holiday Menorah Lighting: December 19 AROUND CONNECTICUT 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun around Fairfield County 2022 […]

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VOTE 2022

This year Election Day is on Tuesday, November 8 and it is considered a midterm election year, that is a general election that is held near the midpoint of a president’s four-year term of office. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Use the state’s voter portal to find out if you are registered […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month national theme is: Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation. The observation started in […]

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Summertime in Connecticut

You don’t have to go far to enjoy summer in Connecticut! Here are a few suggestions to help keep the fun going all season long: STRATFORD It’s Summer in Stratford! (video) Stratford Summer Concert Series at the Paradise Green Gazebo Connecticut Farmer’s Markets  &  Pick Your Own Farms Find a local farmer’s market to visit or […]

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Juneteenth – Celebrate Freedom

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. And as […]

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June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month (LGBTQ) is celebrated in June to commemorate the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, New York City. This event marks the beginning of the movement to outlaw discriminatory laws and practices against LGBTQ+ Americans. Pride Month is also a way to acknowledge the influence and […]

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May is Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month is celebrated in May of each year. With the challenges of the last two years and mental health entering more of our daily conversation, it’s critical that everyone has a solid foundation of knowledge about mental health. Learn more and explore some resources that may help you or a loved one cope […]

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Earth Day 2022 – Invest In Our Planet

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Find out more about Earth Day’s history The Earth Day 2022 Theme is Invest In Our Planet. What Will You Do? Learn more about Earth Day events and activities in our area, and what individuals […]

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Financial Literacy: Money Smart Week, April 9-16, 2022

Money Smart Week is a week-long free virtual campaign that aims to help people better manage their personal finances. It is: 100% virtual Livestreamed events + select resources Focused on aiding the hardest-hit communities Money Smart Week 2022 Programs: These online workshops cover important financial topics ranging from budgeting, personal credit, home buying and Social […]

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Women’s History Month 2022

March is Women’s History Month! The National Women’s History Theme for 2022 is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope”. This honors the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and is a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history.   […]

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