Thursday, May 7, 2009

What's Going On This Weekend?

In addition to the special events posted above, here's what else is going on this weekend:

May 7-10, 2009 – Waterbury
Greek Festival. Holy Trinity Church, 937 Chase Pkwy. Festival featuring world-renowned cuisine and music, along with Greek Youth dancers, lectures, church tours, plants and vegetables, pastries, boutique. Thu. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight, Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. (203) 754-5189

May 8-10 - Naugatuck
Children of Eden. St. Michael’s Church, 210 Church St. Act One is about Adam, Eve, Cain and Abel. Act Two is about Noah’s Ark. Experience their challenges and their generational legacies. May 1, 7 p.m. May 2, 8 & 9, 8 p.m. May 3 & 10, 2 p.m. Opening night $25, all other performances $15. (203) 729-8249

May 8 and 9 - Clinton
Peter Pan! Andrews Memorial Town Hall, East Main Street. Kidz Konnection, a non-profit youth theatre company presents Peter Pan. Tickets $8 for adults, $5 for kids, children under 3 free. 7:30 p.m. For more information call 860-227-2363 or email

May 9 - Branford
Shoreline Walkathon to support the Community Dining Room 40 Owenego Beach Club, 40 Linden Ave. This is s a fun, family with music, magic, and fresh air. Celebrate Mothers Day Weekend with a walk or run along the shoreline while helping the Community Dining Room serve feed local families in need. 9:30 A.M. $20 suggested donation. 203 488-9750

May 9 – Branford
Branford Folk Music Society. First Congregational Church, 1009 Main St. An evening with Bill Staines performing traditional folk music. 8 p.m. Admission: $15.00 (203) 488-7715

May 9 – Essex
May Market. Town Park, Main St. Perennials, annuals, fresh potted herbs, gourmet jams, vinegars, famous garlic salt, garden design booths. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. (860) 388-4256

May 9 - New Haven
Foster/Adoption Multi-Agency Open House. New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm Street. Learn about foster care/adoption opportunities from Boys & Girls Village, Casey Family Services, Children’s Community Programs of CT., Community Residences Inc, CT Dept. of Children and Families, Jewish Family Service, and NAFI CT. RSVP/request more information, call 203.583.9302. 2 - 5pm. Free. 203.583.9302

May 9-10 – Milford
Meet the Artists & Artisans. Milford Green, Broad St. Juried arts and handcrafts show with 200 nationally acclaimed exhibitors from coast to coast. Exhibitors display, demonstrate and discuss their original work. Rated by the Fine Art Show in the U.S. as one of the top 100 best shows. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Free. (203) 874-5672

May 9 - 10 - Milford & North Haven
National Amusements Presents Kidtoons Featuring:Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery playing on May 9th & 10th at Noon time. In Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery young engineers will meet a new engine named Stanley and follow Thomas on his greatest adventure yet, as the #1 engine puffs into new and uncharted territory. Additionally, THOMAS AND FRIENDS: THE GREAT DISCOVERY introduces five new original songs, including the new sing-along video “Thomas You’re the Leader,” and features Pierce Brosnan as the narrator. Thomas & Friends the Great Discovery will be shown at participating National Amusements locations. For tickets and theatres log on to All tickets are only $3.50.

May 10 – East Haven
Mother’s Day on the Trolley. Shore Line Trolley Museum, 17 River St.Moms are the honored guests and rides for free on the trolley with her family. Adults $8, seniors $6, children (2-15) $4. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (203) 467-6927

May 10 – Hamden
Early Bird Watchers’ Hike. Sleeping Giant State Park off Rte. 10. Wear comfortable shoes, bring snacks and water. 8 a.m. Free. (203) 272-7841

May 10 – Middlebury
Mother’s Day. Quassy Amusement Park, Rte. 64. Free all-day wristband and dinner for moms (must be accompanied by a child). Admission. Parking $5. Noon-6 p.m (800) FOR-PARK

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