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Work Wear Brand Carhartt Opens First CT Store

Carhartt, a work wear brand, opens its first Connecticut location at The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk in South Windsor on Friday, July 31.

The store will carry more than 300 styles of men’s, women’s and kids’ apparel, footwear and accessories, including Carhartt’s brown duck, sandstone and denim styles, lightweight Quick Duck outerwear, Force performance line and Rain Defender durable water-repellent...

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Mark Twain House Ice Cream Social

The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., invites everyone to a free, old-fashioned ice cream social on the patio on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Along with complimentary ice cream sundaes, the event features music, games and more. Information: 860-280-3136 or www.marktwainhouse.org.

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Free Ice Cream At Mortensen's

Mortensen Dairy Ice Cream, 3145 Berlin Turnpike, in Newington, is celebrating 100 years in business with a Free Ice Cream Day. Stop by the restaurant anytime from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, and you’ll get a free soft serve cone, no purchase necessary. Information: www.facebook.com/mortensendairyicecream

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Puritan Kids Furniture Deals Part Of Weekend Sales

>>If you're furnishing a nursery, kid's or spare room, you don't want to miss the sale at Puritan Juvenile Furniture, 1930 Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill. The store is clearing out all its inventory and the merchandise is priced to move. Savings are as much as 80 percent on a wide range of cribs, kids' and teen beds, dressers, nightstands, desks, bookcases and other furniture.

Deals include twin...

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Russian Lady Thursday Special

Happy hour just got a little happier on Thursday nights at the Russian Lady in Hartford. Buy a Russian Lady Cup at the door for $10 to get $1 mixed drinks and $1 domestic drafts all night — plus you can bring the mug back for $1 refills any Thursday after that. (Glass not pictured.)

Information: 860-247-5239.

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There'll be yoga in the street on Saturday at 8 a.m., when a crowd of more than 2,000 will fill LaSalle Road in West Hartford for a free, 75-minute community class. The event, open to all ages and levels, is organized by West Hartford Yoga and other area yoga studios. Instructors will be situated throughout the crowd to provide assistance. (Plan to arrive 15 minutes before start time and bring your...

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