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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Nov 15, 2018 9:42 pm

Lots of activities leading up to Thanksgiving and the deep dive into the holidays, made a bit more festive by Thursday’s snow. Hope you stayed safe and warm. The weekend, however, looks fine, so take some time to enjoy some cool events around town amid your Thanksgiving preparations, including the Branford Land Trust’s Van Wie Walk. Consider helping residents in need through the Branford Food Pantry and Community Dining Room. The Branford Police Department along with Branford Big Y, 1075 West Main St. will be doing its third annual “Give A Cop The Bird” this Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Nov 8, 2018 11:15 pm

Counting down to the holidays – Halloween and Election Day have passed. Veteran’s Day is coming up and Branford always has a great parade. Come on out and honor our veterans. The weather is supposed to be sunny and chilly. Often it seems that there’s a mere nod to Thanksgiving before the frenzy of Christmas kicks in, so don’t forget to give thanks with family and friends. When you do shop, shop local. Branford artists are throwing open their doors and churches are holding their annual holiday fairs.

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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Nov 2, 2018 9:51 am

iWeatherNetTime to turn back the clocks Saturday night. Early birds will welcome to earlier morning light and everyone will appreciate the extra hour of sleep. Tis the season for holiday fairs and we’ve started compiling a list, so fair goers can plan accordingly. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, VOTE on Tuesday. Every vote counts, including yours. Got a cool event? Email sebahner@snet.net by Wednesday noon. 

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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Oct 25, 2018 8:58 pm

Photo by Diana StrickerHalloween is in the air and there are a lot of activities for those who love this spooky time of year. Lay in the Snickers and Reese’s! Enjoy the abundant local talent, as well. Musicians and artists have so much to offer in the upcoming weeks, especially the annual Shoreline Arts Trail. Most of all, be sure to vote on Nov. 6. Got a cool event? Email sebahner@snet.net by Wednesday noon.

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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Oct 18, 2018 5:45 pm

Looks like we’ve gone from August to November, bundle up for Broadway in Branford tonight! Bring a cup of coffee and a blanket and settle in for some great music to benefit Legacy Theatre. And, with the colder weather comes the importance of caring for the community cats in our midst. Take some time to stop by Branford Compassion Club and help them stock up on their supplies for winter. Got a cool event? Email sebahner@snet.net by Wednesday noon.

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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Oct 11, 2018 9:41 pm

Music! Music! Music! There are various opportunities coming up, depending on your taste – folk/bluegrass, jazz, Broadway, classical, and even the Whiffenpoofs. There are outdoor events as well – bird lovers will remember Dr. Noble Proctor – an artists’ reception, and events that celebrate the spirit of the season. If you have kids, don’t forget the OPEN event at Branford High School with BMX pro Tony Hoffman. Got a cool event? Email sebahner@snet.net. 

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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Oct 5, 2018 7:38 am

Animal Awareness Day on the Branford Green Sunday with its Blessing of the Animals is a favorite among all pet lovers. Somehow, it seems that the pets are aware of the how special the occasion is and are always well behaved. The day features lots of other educational activities and vendors with all sorts of information. Fall activities abound with plenty of opportunities to get into the spirit of the season. 

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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Sep 28, 2018 7:37 am

This is the weekend bibliophiles have been waiting for. The Friends of Blackstone Library’s book tents will anchor the green through Sunday. The Friends collect books all year long just for this event. Come for the book sale, and stay for a whole host of other family-friendly activities – pumpkin decorating, food, the Trinity Church Fair, and did we mention the food? And the books?

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Cool Events This Week, Here and Beyond

by Sally Bahner | Sep 21, 2018 8:06 am

Fall has officially arrived and there is a virtual cornucopia of events to herald its arrival. Just within the stretch from Guilford – the Guilford Fair – to East Haven – Trolley Museum – there’s a bumper crop as plentiful as the pumpkins at Bishop’s! Paddle your own canoe (or kayak), ride the Super Hero trolley, pedal your bike, or party at the pond. Got a cool event? Email sebahner@snet.net by Wednesday noon.

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