The Maritime Aquarium holiday season highlights

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will once again feature a shark-diving Santa, The Polar Express 4D Experience and a breakfast with Santa, exclusively for members, this holiday season. Shark-Diving Santa 2 high-rez color photos attached Santa Claus will join The Maritime Aquarium’s dive team to help demonstrate that sharks aren’t the blood-thirsty killers of myth.…

Impact Fairfield County Kicks Off Its 2023 Grant Year

STAMFORD, CT – Impact Fairfield County (Impact FFC) launched its eighth year of grantmaking at an inspiring fall kickoff event attended by nearly 100 women from across Fairfield County. Impact FFC is a collective women’s giving organization which pools membership funds to provide large, transformational grants to nonprofits across Fairfield County. Since its inception, Impact…

Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular Seeking Volunteers – Clowns, Balloon Handlers, Route Marshals

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Downtown is seeking enthusiastic individuals to volunteer as clowns, giant balloon handlers and route marshals for the upcoming Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular on Sunday, November 20. Clowns and Balloon Handlers must be 16 years or older, and route marshals must be over 21. Application deadline is November 7. For more information…

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Voter Education Effort during Run of “From the Mississippi Delta”

Prior to performances, the non-partisan League of Women Voters of Westport will disseminate political information for mid-term elections In conjunction with the civil rights issues explored in Westport Country Playhouse’s current production, “From the Mississippi Delta,” the Westport chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV) will have political information available in the Playhouse lobby,…

The History of the Star Spangled Banner Explored in New Virtual Lecture

NORWALK, CT – In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Norwalk Historical Society is hosting the virtual lecture, “The History of the Star Spangled Banenr” with guest presenter Ed Hynes on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Tickets are $5 per household and can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/history-of-the-star-spangled-banner-virtual-lecture-tickets-443742354327 or at www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org. Join the Norwalk…

Connecticut Office of Policy and Management issues third fiscal year 2023 budget forecast to state comptroller

HARTFORD, CT – Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) Secretary Jeffrey Beckham on Thursday sent the attached expenditure and revenue estimates to State Comptroller Natalie Braswell regarding the state’s General Fund and Special Transportation Fund for Fiscal Year 2023. According to this third monthly forecast from OPM for the fiscal year, the agency estimates…