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Live, Interactive Frogs Exhibit At Mystic Aquarium

More than 30 species of frogs populate 1,000 square feet of Mystic Aquarium in an exhibit that explores everything from the mystery of nocturnal species to the chilling behavior of predator frogs. Frogs!, through interactive panels and live specimens, teaches about the beginning stages of these...

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  • Baseball BOGO Tuesdays

    Baseball BOGO Tuesdays

    Tuesdays are "Two-Fer Days" at the New Britain Bees. Fans purchasing a ticket to any Tuesday home game get a second ticket free. Tickets must be purchased online on the day of the game and you'll need to use promo code "BOGO" to get the deal. (Maximum of four tickets per transaction.) Information:...

  • Party In Plainville: 3-Day Hot Air Balloon Festival Returns

    Party In Plainville: 3-Day Hot Air Balloon Festival Returns

    Nearly two dozen brightly colored hot air balloons will fill the sky surrounding Plainville's Norton Park at the crack of dawn and at dusk on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26 to 28, as part of the town's annual Hot Air Balloon Festival. Entertainment at the park, 197 South Washington St., includes...

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  • Wandering Moose Inspires 400-Mile Algonquin To Adirondack Trail

    Wandering Moose Inspires 400-Mile Algonquin To Adirondack Trail

    NEWCOMB, N.Y. — The 400-mile trek of a radio-collared moose named Alice is the inspiration for a proposed hiking trail from Ontario's forested Algonquin Park to the heart of New York's Adirondack Mountains. Planners of the A2A — Algonquin to Adirondack — Trail liken it to Spain's famous Camino...

  • Once You’ve Toured Newport's Mansions, Head To The Beach

    Once You’ve Toured Newport's Mansions, Head To The Beach

    NEWPORT, R. I. — There are those of us who simply will not sit or lie on a beach all day. Not that sun, sand and surf are not wonderfully relaxing and rejuvenating. The question is, how much time are you going to bake in the oven, even with sunscreen? Me, I'm good for maybe two hours. Actually,...

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