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The CT Files: The Eccentric Traveler Known as The Darn Man

If you’re going to wear the same coat every day for 60 years, make sure it’s a special one.

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New Haven Organization Helps Immigrants & Refugees through Soccer

New Haven Organization Helps Immigrants & Refugees through Soccer

Elm City Internationals assists immigrant and refugee children with academics through the catalyst of the international sport, soccer.

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UConn Professor William Jelani Cobb Has Become a Leading Voice on Race, Culture and Politics

UConn Professor William Jelani Cobb Has Become a Leading Voice on Race, Culture and Politics

The UConn professor has become one of the leading voices on race, culture and politics.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Franklin Street Works in Stamford Offers Compelling Pairing of Contemporary Art & Great Food

Franklin Street Works in Stamford Offers Compelling Pairing of Contemporary Art & Great Food

The café within the sleek art space features a from-scratch, seasonal menu prepared by chef Erin Emmett that incorporates locally sourced ingredients.

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CTbites’ Best Lobster Rolls on the Connecticut Coast: 2015 Update

CTbites’ Best Lobster Rolls on the Connecticut Coast: 2015 Update

CTBites' update of the best hot lobster rolls on the Connecticut coast has our mouths watering. Get out and dine on something delicious as summer winds down.

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Restaurant Review: Breakwater, Stonington

Restaurant Review: Breakwater, Stonington

One of the most scenic dining spots in Stonington is once again open and delighting patrons.

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Arts & Entertainment

Odyssey: Devised at Long Wharf Gives Actors the Power of Imagination

Odyssey: Devised at Long Wharf Gives Actors the Power of Imagination

The Odyssey: Devised tells the classic story of Odysseus in a brand new way, giving the power of creation to the actors. The show will run Aug. 7-8 at 7 p.m. at Long Wharf’s Stage II.

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Weekend Best Bets: Gathering of the Vibes, Food Trucks & Cirque Éloize

Weekend Best Bets: Gathering of the Vibes, Food Trucks & Cirque Éloize

Live music, food trucks, craft beer, family fun and world-class shows are all on deck this weekend. There's no excuse to stay inside.

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Get Your Monkey On at Connecticut’s New Treetop Adventure Parks

Get Your Monkey On at Connecticut’s New Treetop Adventure Parks

Take to the trees this summer at Connecticut's fun adventure parks. Zip line, climb and explore at Go Ape Treetop Adventures in New Britain or The Adventure Park at Storrs.

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Ward Castle on Greenwich Border is Rich with History

Ward Castle on Greenwich Border is Rich with History

The first known reinforced concrete building is a sight to behold and was once a museum of cartoon history owned by the creator of the comic strip Beetle Bailey.

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A Conversation with American Bridal Designer Judd Waddell

A Conversation with American Bridal Designer Judd Waddell

The American designer discusses what goes into designing a luxury bridal line - and why knockoffs don't measure up.

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Say No to Knockoffs: When the Wedding Dress Seems Too Good to Be True

Say No to Knockoffs: When the Wedding Dress Seems Too Good to Be True

With wedding gowns costing thousands of dollars, many brides are searching for cheaper options, one of which is knockoff dresses ordered off the internet. Can a knockoff hold its own against a designer gown? The Connecticut Bride staff ventured to find out.

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Health & Science

Ghosts of Science Past: Yale’s Underground Atom-Smashing Lab Converted for Next Generation of Scientific Exploration

Ghosts of Science Past: Yale’s Underground Atom-Smashing Lab Converted for Next Generation of Scientific Exploration

A multimillion-dollar renovation of the lab will make it ground zero for Yale researchers currently conducting experiments across the globe aimed at studying the invisible universe.

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New Commercial Kitchen Helps to Improve Food Culture in Windham County

New Commercial Kitchen Helps to Improve Food Culture in Windham County

CLiCK, Inc., a commercial kitchen, teaching space, job training facility and farm-to-school program, is working to improve the food culture in Windham County.

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The New Hot Lunch: How Schools & Communities are Raising Healthier Kids

Schools and community organizations are working together to serve our children more nutritious food in schools and teach them what it means to be healthy in their everyday lives.

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Pick of the Crop

Event Date/Time

Jul 20, 2012 to Jul 21, 2012
6:00 pm until 10:00 am

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Pick of the Crop

The Washington Garden Club is putting a new twist on the traditional Garden Tour by returning to “working” gardens this July 21, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Club, founded in 1914, is sponsoring this event to raise money for community projects and to offer people the opportunity to learn about sustainable agriculture and home vegetable gardening.
Pick of the Crop will focus on six very different gardens including a grandchild’s garden, another with a large greenhouse, a property above Lake Waramaug with gardens and livestock, an organic vegetable and herb garden. There will be a knowledgeable gardener at each location to answer questions and chefs offering samplings of farm-fresh foods at several stops on the tour.
The event begins with a Cocktail Party on Friday evening, 6 to 8 p.m., with a garden-related raffle and a diverse and wonderful boutique with items for your garden, yourself, your family and home. On the day of the Garden Tour, the Town Hall remains open for boxed lunches, the Boutique, vendors and the raffle drawing. In addition, chefs from The Community Table, The Mayflower Inn, New Morning Store, and cookbook author Ann  Hodgman will author samplings of foods and hors d’oeuvres made from farm-fresh ingredients.
Tickets for the Cocktail Party are $50, and for the Garden Tour, $50 for adults, children under 12, free, but they must be accompanied by an adult. Box lunches will be $20. To order tickets by credit card go to pickofthecrop.eventbrite.com or send a check made out to Washington Garden Club, Inc. Attn. POC, to the Washington Garden Club, PO Box 228, Washington Depot, CT, 06794. Additional nformato is available at www.washingtongardencluct.org.

Cost Cocktail Party, $50, Tour $50, under 12 free, lunch $20
Location

Bryan Memorial Town Hall
Bryan Plaza
Washington, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorWashington Garden Club
Contact emailwashingtongardenclubct@gmail.com
Websitehttp://www.washingtongardenclubct.org
Alternate Phone:: pickofthecrop.eventbrite.com

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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