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  • Exploring Gillette Castle

    Exploring Gillette Castle
       With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut.  Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful.  "The view of the Connecticut River can't be beat," says Nicole Chalfant, Museum Curator for State Parks.  This "royal" retirement home has become an iconic site, nestled on an amazing piece of property overlooking the water.
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida Residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...

    Animals

    AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER, live birds of prey and environmental education: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; 323 W. Lester Road, Apopka; $5 adults, $3 children suggested donation; 407-461-1056. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES, airboat rides, pontoon eco tours, live...

    Lake Griffin State Park to host Earth Day Work Day

    FRUITLAND PARK — Lake Griffin State Park is looking for volunteers to help with a couple of projects Saturday during Earth Day Work Day. "This is new for us," park manager Doug Watson said. He said a major effort will to clean up trash around a...

    Lake Griffin State Park to host Kids Fishing Clinic

    FRUITLAND PARK — Here's a chance to get children out of the house and away from the TV and video games. They can learn the basics of fishing for free next month. Lake Griffin State Park will have its eighth annual free Kids Fishing Clinic on May...