If you are a non-profit organization who would like to promote upcoming events, we'd like to help!
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and include a detailed script in 100 words or less telling us about your event. Include details of what the event is, where it will be held, what time and date, a contact number and any other relevant information. Your information will be shared online and may also be included in on air announcements, though air time cannot be guaranteed and events are selected for inclusion at the sole discretion of our programming department based on content and availability.
Please allow up to 48 hours for your submission to be posted online and send us your information at least 2 weeks prior to the event for best results.
We also have a half-hour public affairs program called "Your Town" that airs on Sunday mornings at 6:30 AM focusing on local issues, hosted by our own Jerry Kristafer. If you are interested in being a guest of this program, place YOUR TOWN in the subject field of your message.
For additional information and submissions, contact: email@example.com
Columbia Historical Society along with the town Recreation and Agricultural commissions and committees is again participating in CT Trails Weekend on Saturday, June 1, 2013, 11:00am - 2:00pm in collaboration with CT Forest & Park Association in unique historical venue called "OxenFest" Hike at Szegda Farm. It is free and open to the public. This will be a one-time historical venue featuring Agricultural Historian Nancy Kalal and her team named "Rock and Roll". There will be three teams (three yoke of oxen), oxen rides, a folksinger, a sheep and goat venue, as well as locally produced wine and cheese offered for sale at Szegda Farm. The farm is a town of Columbia-owned open space (formerly a working farm) with mowed trails and varied terrain. Rain cancels.
The 95th Annual Strawberry Fair at South Congregational Church located at 1301 Forbes Street, East Hartford, CT 06118, Saturday, June 8th, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Come and enjoy our famous homemade strawberry shortcake. Meet your friends and have lunch at the Chuck Wagon. There will be children’s activities galore! Plus many other booths to visit including Grandma’s Attic Tag Sale, jewelry, books, videos, CDs, crafts, baked goods, plants, raffle and more. Open rain or shine. For additional information please call 860-568-5150.
Kent, CT - The Gallery at the Kent Art Association, in Kent, CT, is seeking entries for the 2013 Member Show II scheduled June 2 through July 14 at the Kent Art Association Gallery. The receiving date is Saturday, June 1 from 11am - 2 pm at the KAA Gallery, Route 7, 21 South Main Street (just south ofthe traffic light), Kent, Connecticut. Oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, acrylics, small sculpture, artistic collage, mixed media, and nonobjective (abstract) are acceptable in the Member Show.
Please bring a recent copy of your bio for visitor reference. An entry fee of $20 will be charged and artists may become members at receiving. All works must be original, for sale and not previously shown at the KAA Gallery. At 10 am on June 1, before Receiving, Clayton Buchanan will be conducting a critique of members' paintings. All are welcome.
Judges for this exhibition include Jean Mann, Sally Sargent Markey and Zufar Bikbov. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 1-5 pm. More information at www.kentart.org or call 860.927.3989. The Gallery Will be open on Thursday, July 4th.
CSC Co-Ed Softball Tournament: Call for Teams
Funds from Inaugural Tournament to Help Open Cancer Support Community in Connecticut
Softball players from across Connecticut are coming together June 29-30 to help raise funds to open the first Cancer Support Community in southern Connecticut. Funds raised at the “CSC Co-Ed Softball Tournament” will be used to offer free cancer support and education for patients and their families living with cancer.
The tournament-- at Tom Haydon Field in Fairfield—is open to any co-ed team with a minimum of ten players, one-third of whom must be women. There is no maximum number of players a team may have. The per team entry fee is $300, all of which will benefit the Cancer Support Community. The minimum age for players is sixteen. Admission for non-players is free.
For more information, including rosters and tournament rules, contact Robert Carraro at 203-212-6799 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.csc-sct.org or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CSCSCT
The Cancer Support Community of Southern Connecticut (CSC-SCT) is an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community – an international network of independently chartered non-profit organizations. Our mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community so that no one faces cancer alone. CSC-SCT will serve Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London counties and is raising funds to build its first facility in southern Connecticut, with significant offsite programming also planned through a variety of partnerships in multiple communities throughout the region. The Cancer Support Community program has five core components: support, education, healthy lifestyles, social opportunities, and information/referrals.
Saturday June 8th: 10am-3pm, Enfield Dog Park Action Committee will be holding their 5th Annual Puppy Pride Fun Day at Enfield Dog Park. The day consists of demonstrations, vendors, raffles, and plenty of dog contests (including a costume contest). There are "celebrity" judges on hand for the events. This year (so far) includes Gail Albetski from United Bank, and State Rep David Kiner. For more information, www.enfielddogpark.com
Champions Co-Ed Adult Softball Tournament
Inaugural Softball Tournament of the Cancer Support Community of Southern Connecticut
Saturday, June 29, 2013 and Sunday, June 30, 2013
Main Field: Tom Haydon Field, 210 Old Dam Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
JOIN US for the inaugural co-ed softball tournament to benefit
The Cancer Support Community of Southern Connecticut (CSC-SCT)
The Cancer Support Community of Southern Connecticut (CSC-SCT) is pleased to host its inaugural co-ed softball tournament during the weekend of June 29-30, 2013 in Fairfield. Teams from throughout the state of Connecticut are welcome. Have a league team you’d like to enter? Or a group of friends who want to have a lot of fun? Then register for this event and JOIN US for a great time and support of an important cause. Teams need a minimum of ten players and rosters must be at least one-third women.
The Cancer Support Community of Southern Connecticut (CSC-SCT) is an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community – an international network of independently chartered nonprofits that was formed by the unification of The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club. The mission of CSC is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community so that no one faces cancer alone. CSC-SCT is proud to be building the first facility and off-site capacity of its kind in Connecticut, serving Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London Counties – and your help is needed to open our doors in 2014 and bring this amazing resource to our community.
Cancer Support Community of Southern Connecticut
“Living with Epilepsy Support Group”
The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate kindly invites you to attend their “Living with Epilepsy Support Group". Join them on the first Monday of every month at Bristol Hospital 41 Brewster Road Bristol Connecticut 06010-5141 in the Level E conference room (just before the cafeteria). For more information please contact The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate 20 Salem Walk Milford, CT 06460-7132 or call: (203) 874-8731 - (Free Parking)