UB names newest Hall of Fame classic

University of Bridgeport Director of Athletics Anthony Vitti has announced this year’s Athletic Hall of Fame Class, as well as the recipients for the Fran Bacon Award for Lifetime Achievement in Coaching and the Purple Knight Shield of Merit. Honorees will be awarded at a ceremony Oct. 7 at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, 1070 Main St. The ceremony will be part of the UB’s Homecoming Weekend festivities. The members of the 2017 Hall of Fame class are: Ivana Kovacevic-Jurasin (women’s volleyball, Class of 2009) and Monica Mesalles-Nassi (women’s gymnastics, Class Read More …

Hazardous waste day is free to area residents

NAUGATUCK >> A Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Paint Collection Day is scheduled for the towns of Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, and Woodbury for Saturday, July 29, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the former General DataComm Building, 6 Rubber Avenue, in Naugatuck. Read More of  Hazardous waste day is free to area residents

Clay & Wattles Theater Company's 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens July 29 in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM >> Clay & Wattles Theater Company, 249 Flanders Road, Bethlehem, presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” opening July 29 at The Gary The Olivia Theater. The opening night gala is scheduled for Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. The musical runs through Aug. 20. With music and lyrics by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and book by Joseph Stein this much heralded musical will make you laugh and pull at your heart strings. Selling out performances during its previous staging at The Gary The Olivia Theater, the 2017 production will Read More …

Bellamy-Ferriday House offers gardening talk; CHWC to hold comedy night fundraiser; Colebrook Historical Society to hold workshop

Bethlehem >> Horticulturalist George McCleary will lead a conversation about herb gardening at the Bellamy-Ferriday Gardens in Bethlehem on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2-4 p.m., rain or shine. This informational talk will cover how to grow herbs as well as some of their uses and benefits. Guests can ask gardening advice from an expert and learn about historic varieties and uses. Read More of  Bellamy-Ferriday House offers gardening talk; CHWC to hold comedy night fundraiser; Colebrook Historical Society to hold workshop

Clay & Wattles Theater Company presents ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

BETHLEHEM >> Clay & Wattles Theater Company, 249 Flanders Road, Bethlehem, presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” opening July 29 at The Gary The Olivia Theater. The opening night gala is scheduled for Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. The musical runs through Aug. 20. With music and lyrics by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and book by Joseph Stein this much heralded musical will make you laugh and pull at your heart strings.   Read more of  Clay & Wattles Theater Company presents ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Bethlehem’s Ferriday house to hold celebration with author event

Bethlehem >> A special day celebrating the work of social philanthropist Caroline Ferriday, the inspiration for New York Times bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly’s novel “Lilac Girls” at the Bellamy Ferriday House & Garden, was held July 15. “Lilac Girls” is based on the true story of Caroline Ferriday and the Ravensbr#xfc;ck Concentration Camp survivors known as lapin (rabbits), whom Caroline championed. Read More of  Bethlehem’s Ferriday house to hold celebration with author event

St Michael's Parish hosts Chime In! concert

Litchfield >> St. Michael’s Parish, 25 South St., Litchfield and Chime In! Music With a Mission, Bethlehem, will host a handbell concert featuring the Carol and Celebration Ringers on Monday, June 26 at 7 p.m. at St. Michael’s in Litchfield. The Carol and Celebration Ringers are youth handbell choirs from St. Matthew’s UMC, Annandale, VA. They are junior high and high school students from six schools in Northern Virginia. They perform a repertoire of classical, popular, folk and sacred music. The choirs have a reputation for excellence, which has grown Read More …