| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Celebrated writers Bessy Reyna and John Stanizzi will lead two workshops this fall as part of Tunxis Community College's "Bend in the River" series.
Writing Your Memoir, Sat., Sept. 27: Poet and former Hartford Courant columnist, Bessy Reyna will conduct...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:52 AM
MANCHESTER — Manchester Community College is offering an emergency medical technician certification program, beginning Sept. 10.
The course is a total of 33 sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-10 p.m., and six Saturday classes from 8 a.m. to...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79.
Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The start of a school year wafts in on a cloud of optimism and high hopes. You know something important is happening when the state relaxes its sales tax so new clothes are a trifle less expensive. Backpacks fly off the shelves. Reading lists and game...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:44 PM
MANCHESTER — MCC on Main has announced new fall programs, including a jazz series, classes and a trivia contest.
"MCC on Main is excited to launch our fall programming that directly supports the center's efforts to enhance cultural arts experiences...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Elizabeth Park Events
Annual Garden Tour: Join Bob Prill for a tour of the Annual Garden in mid-summer Tuesday, Aug. 5, 6 p.m.. Free. Information: http://www.elizabethparkct.org and 860-231-9443860-231-9443.
Wednesday Summer Concert Series: Listen...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:15 PM
MANCHESTER — Prints, etchings and paintings by local artists will be displayed at the East Side Neighborhood Resource Center on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Painter Nathan Hansen and veteran printmaker Stephen Sotille are the featured artists at the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:25 PM
State Board of Regents President Gregory Gray said at a Thursday board meeting that he hopes to have a draft of the agency's "Transform CSCU 2020" plan completed by January.
Gray emphasized that he expects the plan for the Connecticut State...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:53 AM
More than 900 students have enrolled in college as part of the state's "Go Back To Get Ahead" program, according to Gov. Dannel Malloy's office.
The program encourages state residents to re-enroll in college to finish their associate or bachlor...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Garden Club Events
* Gini Mita, of Wallingford Garden Club, speaks at the Monday, March 10, meeting of the Duck River Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. at Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. Mita will discuss “Plants from Seeds.”...