by Press Release | May 16, 2016 9:10 am | Comments (0)
The buildings on Yale’s campus are decorated with dozens of unusual sculptures – animals, human figures and other wildly imaginative creatures. These gargoyles will be the focus of a program at the Seymour Historical Society on Sunday, May 22, at 2 p.m.
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 11:15 am | Comments (0)
Did you notice a grocery bag mixed with your mail this week?
Use it to leave canned goods to donate to the Connecticut Food Bank this Saturday.
A press release follows:
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 11:07 am | Comments (0)
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) invites all those interested in becoming citizen scientists to join DEEP staff and volunteers for a training session at Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Ave. in Derby.
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 10:05 am | Comments (0)
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven announced that approximately $1.4 million will be distributed to area nonprofits thanks to more than 8,130 donors who made over 11,600 gifts during The Great Give.
It was the most successful Great Give event ever, as measured by dollars raised, number of gifts made and number of donors supporting the nonprofit sector serving Greater New Haven and the Valley.
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 9:22 am | Comments (0)
Center Stage artistic director Gary Scarpa has announced that auditions for the theatre’s Youth CONNection summer production of In the Heights will take place on Saturday, May 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. High school and college students up to age 23 are eligible to audition.
by Press Release | May 12, 2016 9:16 am | Comments (0)
Rich DiCarlo sent along the following “Rock the Valley” info:
by Melissa E. Giugno | Contributor | May 10, 2016 1:35 pm | Comments (0)
Alex Danka once again outlasted the competition by consuming a dozen tacos to win the annual Cinco de Mayo taco-eating contest at Hot Tamale in Seymour.
Money raised at the event is donated to the Valley’s Meals On Wheels program, operated by TEAM, Inc. a nonprofit community action agency in Derby.
This was the second year in a row Danka, the president of the Seymour Land Trust, won the contest.
by STAFF | May 10, 2016 10:55 am | Comments (0)
About 30 people gathered April 30 at the athletic fields at the Ansonia Nature Center for a poignant ceremony honoring the memory of Leah Rondon, a 6-year-old girl killed in a traffic accident last year.
by Eugene Driscoll | May 9, 2016 4:49 pm | Comments (0)
Comedian Jim Florentine, of “That Metal Show,” is appearing with Don Jamieson 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19 at the River Rock Tavern, 5 Main St. in Derby.
In this interview, Florentine talks about the fate of “That Metal Show,” which stopped recording episodes earlier this year, his critically- acclaimed guest spot on “Louie,” the appeal of Donald Trump, his big break on The Howard Stern Show, and whether he knew radio talk show hosts Opie and Anthony hated each other off the air.
Click the play button below to listen.
by Eugene Driscoll | May 9, 2016 9:00 am | Comments (0)
Last week’s Great Give raised about $1.4 million for area nonprofits, according to a press release from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.
That’s a record for the most money raised locally.