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Durham Fair Celebrates 100 Years

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Mohegan Sun Celebrates 20 Years

Mohegan Sun Celebrates 20 Years

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BACKSTAGE: Richard Dreyfuss, 'Love & Murder' in Hartford, & Greenwich's Rising Star

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Yale’s Forgotten Master of Mind Control

Yale’s Forgotten Master of Mind Control

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Yale Researchers Study Life-Extending Hormone

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ONE VOICE: A World Record Caroling Attempt

Event Date/Time

Dec 12, 2012
7:00 pm until 8:00 pm

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ONE VOICE:  A World Record Caroling Attempt

 

All are welcome to participate in “One Voice,” an attempt by Fairfield County residents to set a record in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most number of people singing Christmas carols at the same time, door to door. Caroling begins on Monday, December 12 at 7 p.m. at Compo Beach in Westport, CT and follows a predetermined, non-strenuous half-mile route. Over 250 people are needed to sing and complete the route if a new record is to be set. 

The Guinness Book of World Records adheres to strict criteria to ensure the legitimacy of its records. An official representative will be on hand on December 12 to adjudicate and, if successful, declare the new record. Participants must register online at www.carolingworldrecord.org no later than December 10. Sorry - no walk-ups can count towards the record - you must register on-line.Entrance fees are $10 for adults and $5 for children aged 6-12 years old.  Participants will receive a 'runners' bib with their official number as their keepsake.

Conducted by members of the Unitarian Church in Westport, “One Voice,” event will benefit the Lily Sarah Grace Fund which supports the arts in underfunded elementary schools across America. Lily, Sarah and Grace are three young sisters who tragically lost their lives when their Stamford home burnt to the ground on December 25, 2011. The Lily Sarah Grace Fund was established by their father, Matthew Badger, in their memory.  For more information on the charity, please visit:www.lilysarahgracefund.org. 

Cost $10 adults, $5 kids (6-12), 5 and under free
Location

Compo Beach in Westport
60 Compo Beach Road
60 Compo Beach Road
Westport, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorThe Unitarian Church in Westport
Phone203-216-8452
Contact nameJim Keenan
Contact emailcarolingrecord@gmail.com
Websitehttp://www.CarolingWorldRecord.org
Alternate Phone:: 2032168452

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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