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Meriden's Daffodil Fest: Food, Music And Blooming Fun

Meriden gets a little daffy this time of year. The city hosts the annual Daffodil Festival each April in Hubbard Park, but for a while, organizers were worried that the guests of honor might not show up. "At the end of March we still had snow on the ground," says Mark Zebora, the event's chairman....

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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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  • 'Things With Wings' Art Hunt In West Hartford

    'Things With Wings' Art Hunt In West Hartford

    Last year, WeHa Artists Emporium held a spring art hunt, in which 100 small works of art were hidden all over Elizabeth Park and people came and found them. The event will be repeated this year, at another park, to be announced April 29, the same day as the hunt. The theme this year is "Thing With...

  • 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...

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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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