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Arts & Leisure
On Saturday, March 16th at 3:00 p.m. the Woodbridge First Church of Christ will be hosting a concert in their Sanctuary, 5 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, featuring Music Director Nenad Ivović on piano and Ethan Brown on cello. Nenad and Ethan will be performing pieces by Rachmaninoff and Gershwin.
Woodbridge has amazing talent when it comes to Robotics. This year, three teams from our town participated in the First Lego League Robotics competition: Team Bricasso, the Democracy Dragons, and Determined.
Amity performing arts students had the chance to rub shoulders with a bit of Broadway glamor recently, when Erika Henningsen and Kyle Selig – both actors from the original cast of Mean Girls the Musical - visited the school to present a workshop in the school’s Black Box Theater.
With Thanksgiving behind us, the feel of winter is in the air. Most trees have dropped their leaves and the landscape looks stark. Before you bring out snow shovels, sleds and skis, this is a good time to take stock of your home landscape with an eye to compatibility with native habitat.
Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy the changing color of the leaves, the quiet and the denizens of the woods, such as deer, turkeys, and other birds. The beauty, serenity and benefits of wild spaces can also be cultivated at home if our landscapes mimic the natural processes of native trees
Some people turn to memoir writing to leave a legacy for their children and grandchildren, to tell them about how things once were when they were young. But Woodbridge resident Penny Perloff, 89, weaves her memories growing up on a northern Connecticut farm into stories for her grandchildren
Ancient society is frequently celebrated for its architectural achievements. The world has marveled at the Great Wall of China and the Pyramids of Giza for their scientific and mathematical cleverness and how they stand proudly even after hundreds and thousands of years. Like these impressive
It has been a relatively quiet summer of volunteer activity on town trails, as most people have been taking time to enjoy other pursuits. However, plants along the trails have been lapping up our relatively wet summer and growing vigorously. A few of us have been able to cut back branches, remove
Quilts are often considered a simple, colorful bedspread, made of a patchwork of fabrics, or at least that’s how this reporter looked at them. But a recent exhibit of modern quilts at the Woodbridge Town Library opened my eyes to an art form that I had never looked at before.Playing with color
First Church of Christ, UCC at 511 Amity Road in Bethany, CT (Bethany First Church) has hired Greg Wilfrid as music and choir director. His first Sunday at the church was July 23. Greg holds a B.M. and M.M. from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, where he also earned his