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  • Farmington Easter Egg Hunt

    Farmington Easter Egg Hunt

    The 21st annual Easter Egg hunt at Farmington Mini Golf was this weekend, when thousands of kids from around the state swarmed the course for candy treats and participated in some good family fun.

  • Easter Egg Hunt For Dogs

    Easter Egg Hunt For Dogs

    More than 6,000 eggs were filled with treats and coupons (donated by Appalachian Tails) for this Easter Egg Hunt for dogs on Saturday April 8 at Riverfront Park in Glastonbury. Find this weekend's Easter Egg hunts here.

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  • Tweaked 'Anastasia' An Even Stronger Show On Broadway

    Tweaked 'Anastasia' An Even Stronger Show On Broadway

    In its yearlong journey from Hartford to Broadway, "Anastasia" has found itself. When this sweet-natured musical of self-discovery premiered a year ago at Hartford Stage, it was just as lush and romantic, but underneath those gorgeous trappings it seemed uneven, insincere, unsure of itself. At...

      • Alan Alda Replacing Rob Reiner In Connecticut Forum

        Alan Alda Replacing Rob Reiner In Connecticut Forum

        The May 6 Connecticut Forum event at The Bushnell will feature Alan Alda instead of the previously announced film director and producer Rob Reiner. The other scheduled guest in the forum, filmmaker Jason Reitman, is still involved in the discussion. The moderator is New York Times critic-at-large...

      • CT Rep Stages A Distinct 'Shrek'

        CT Rep Stages A Distinct 'Shrek'

        You think you know Shrek? Big green guy. Enchanted. Talks to a donkey. The musical theater version of the DreamWorks fairytale movie isn't all that ancient or distant — its Broadway production won eight Tony Awards in 2009. Yet, as it trickles down to middle school and community theater productions,...

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      • Weekend Deals: Curtains, Plants, Books And A Sidewalk Sale

        Weekend Deals: Curtains, Plants, Books And A Sidewalk Sale

        Road trip! Country Curtains' annual warehouse clearance sale in a skating rink at 130 Housatonic St. in Lee, Mass., (about an hour's drive from Hartford) is open through April 30. Merchandise includes window treatments and hardware, bedding and home decor accessories, all discounted 50 percent...

      • Poets At R.J. Julia, Authors At Bank Square Books

        Poets At R.J. Julia, Authors At Bank Square Books

        Poetry, politics, rescue and romance will be discussed by authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or rjjulia.com. On April 30 at 2 p.m., a Local and Independent Author Event will feature four poets. Alison Moncrief...

      • The Jeff 'Tain' Watts Trio To Play Polish National Home

        The Jeff 'Tain' Watts Trio To Play Polish National Home

        Drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts has held down the rhythmic formula for some serious artists — Wynton and Branford Marsalis, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker and Alice Coltrane, just to name a few. You may recognize him from when he was a part of the house band on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" or when...

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      • Catskills Spreads Fun Across Four New York Counties

        Catskills Spreads Fun Across Four New York Counties

        If you're heading to New York's Catskills this summer, get out your leg warmers and expect to have the time of your life. August marks the 30th anniversary of "Dirty Dancing," the 1987 movie set in a fictional Catskills lodge and starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. The area is celebrating...

      • Nostalgia Draws Visitors To Closed Catskill Game Farm

        Nostalgia Draws Visitors To Closed Catskill Game Farm

        Oh yes, our family remembers the Catskill Game Farm well. Thanks to the miracle of cherished, vintage, 16-mm movie reels, we revisit those day trips to a must-go family vacation destination in Catskill, N.Y., reliving the sights of gentle but determined deer nosing their way into the baby carriage...

      • A Non-Skier Finds Quaint, Quirky Fun In Vermont

        A Non-Skier Finds Quaint, Quirky Fun In Vermont

        NORWICH, VT — I hate winter. Thank you, but I'll pass on the slopes, rinks and trails. The lure of cocoa at a lodge can't compare to a pina colada on a Caribbean beach in February. So the thought of spending some time recently in central Vermont filled me with the dread of winter. I like Vermont,...

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