As September comes to and end.. View from Eastern Point, Groton CT…
As September comes to and end.. View from Eastern Point, Groton CT…
Nicole Canova of Stonington was the Seventh Dominga of the 2016
Portuguese Holy Ghost Festival. Nicole’s family were entrusted
with the symbolic crown and scepter and were the official hosts
of the celebration.
This Week at
Friday & Saturday, September 26th & 27th, 7 – 9:30 pm
Friday & Saturday, October 3rd & 4th, 7 – 9:30 pmRaindate: Sunday, October 5th, 7 – 8:30 pm
Nathan Hale Homestead
Get into the spirit of the season with the Haunted Corn Maze! Ready for things that go bump in the night? Bring your flashlights & be prepared to get scared.
Admission is $8 per person; $25 per family. The corn maze, minus the ghosts & goblins, is open during regular museum hours through the beginning of October. Admission is $5 per person, or $15 for families.Sunday, September 27th, 10 am – 2 pm
Bellamy-Ferriday House & GardenSpend the day immersed in nature with artist Betsy Rogers Knox as she leads students through the basic steps of drawing & painting colorful Trees in Autumn. Focus on capturing the many hues of our New England autumn leaves on the beautiful grounds of the Bellamy-Ferriday property.
The Botanical Watercolor Workshop is $60 per person. Bring a bag lunch; intended for ages 10 and up. Instructor will email with supply list. Reservations recommended, as space is limited. Please contact (203) 266-7596, or email to register.
House & Garden
9 Main Street NorthBethlehem, CT 06751
Nathan Hale Homestead2299 South StreetCoventry, CT 06238(860) 742-6917
Brides Against Breast Cancer is a national nonprofit that tours the country selling donated wedding gowns with the proceeds directly going towards programs and services for people who are impacted by cancer.
Our Nationwide Tour of Gowns will make a “tour stop” in Meriden on September 27, 2014 at the Westfield Meriden Mall.
A link to the event can be found here:
Dear Rock Stars,
In the next few weeks we will be announcing our new camp schedule for 2014/2015 and I’m sure you will find time in your life to jam with the greatest musicians in the world.
If you have always wanted to jam on these songs with the artists then Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp is your haven so don’t let this year go by without living your dream. These songs include, Who Are You”, “Pinball Wizard”, “Walk This Way”, “Dream On”, “Cryin'”, “Smoke on the Water”, “Highway Star”, “Hot and Nasty”, “Bad Company”, “Feel like Makin’ Love”, “I want you to want me”, “Surrender”, “Dreams”, “Right Now”, “Don’t Fear the Reaper”, “Burnin’ for You”, “I wanna know what love is”, “Cold as Ice”, “Black Betty”, “Flirtin’ with Disaster”, “Caught up on you” and so many more!
For all those returning campers we’ve always listened to you and this year you’ve asked to jam with these superstars so we hope that you will continue to join us rocking out. Call now to reserve your spot or get more information on upcoming camps: 888.762.2263 ext 5 or Click HERE.
For the last 18 years, Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp has given musicians, vocalists, and songwriters of all skill levels the opportunity to jam, record, and perform with their musical heroes. Events take place at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, and there are plans to open a camp in Canada in 2015. Upcoming Fantasy Camps include Roger Daltrey of The Who (Foxwoods, October 16-19, 2014) and Sammy Hagar of Van Halen and Chickenfoot (Mandalay Bay, February 12-15, 2015).
In the U.S., 20 Million Women & 10 Million Men Suffer From an Eating Disorder It is Estimated That 121,475 of Them are in Connecticut*
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is waging a battle against eating disorders and unrealistic “body perfect” ideals. To raise funds, spread awareness about the seriousness of eating disorders and support the local community, NEDA is holding its third annual Hartford NEDA Walk, themed NEDA Walk. Save a Life. Funds from the walk will be used to support NEDA’s education and advocacy programs.
In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their lives, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, or an eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS). Anorexia nervosa has the highest fatality rate of any mental illness. But there is hope and there is help!
WHAT: 3rd annual Hartford NEDA Walk, themed NEDA Walk. Save a Life
Special guest speakers: eating disorder survivor and former Miss America Kirsten Haglund;
Dr. Margo Maine, eating disorders expert, author, NEDA board member and member of NEDA’s Founder’s Council; and singer/songwriters and NEDA Ambassadors the FALK Sisters.
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 27 @ 12 p.m. (Registration/check-in begins at 11 a.m.)
WHERE: University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus, 85 Lawler St., West Hartford, CT (parking on Trout Brook).To pre-register, visit www.nedawalk.org/hartford2014or call 212-575-6200
$25 per adult, $15 per student, $10 per child under 12, $5 per pet
Sponsoring the event is Maine & Weinstein Specialty Group, Hartford Hospital Institute for Living, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, Walden Behavioral Care, Monte Nido Eating Disorder Treatment Centers, Cambridge Eating Disorder Center and Center for Discovery.
Headquartered in New York City, NEDA is the leading U.S. non-profit organization supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. Each year, NEDA helps millions of people across the country find information and appropriate treatment resources through its toll-free, live helpline, its many outreach programs and website. NEDA advocates for advancements in the field and envisions a world without eating disorders.
For Treatment Referrals, Visit www.MyNEDA.org
Or Contact NEDA’s Live Helpline: 800-931-2237
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. (EST)
Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EST)
Greenleaf & Associates — 323-660-5800
Kelly Williams — email@example.com
Mary Curran — 860-604-7586 (cell) — firstname.lastname@example.org
* Eating Disorder Population by State References:
Hudson Jl, Hiripi E, Pope HG Jr, Kessler RC. The prevalence and correlates of eating disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Biol Psychiatry. 2007 Feb1;61(3):348-58. Epub 2006 Jul 3.
Sonja A. Swanson, ScM; Scott J. Crow, MD: Daniel Le Grange, PhD; Joel Swendsen, PhD; Kathleen R. Merikangas, PhD.
Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in Adolescents.
Results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement. Arch Gen Psychatry.
Published online March 7, 2011. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.22
Experience the Heineken House debut at North Coast Music Festival from August 29th – 31st, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois! Debuting with two elevated viewing platforms creating VIP views, you’ll never miss a moment of the festival. Providing an industrial feel with sleek art designs, the Heineken House is created out of a structure formed by shipping containers. What’s more, it will feature artwork created by professional painter and avid skateboarder, Erik Lundquist, and invite festival goers to complete his dynamic black light mural, while enjoying DJ performances by various musicians. Fans can also check out the Heineken Beer Truck Bar as it will be serving Heineken, Heineken Light, and Heineken Dark from 8 taps. Finally, guests will also have a chance to win great prizes each day by tagging Instagram photos with #HeinekenHouse.
Photos (following event) available upon request
WHO: Spokespeople available for interviews:
WHEN/WHERE: The Heineken House will be open during the following times:
WHY: This year, Heineken welcomes festival goers to experience North Coast in an enhanced way. Whether it’s through the VIP views, the opportunity to create artwork with professional painter, Erik Lundquist or enjoying DJ performances at the Heineken House, guests can soak this all in while enjoying an ice-cold Heineken from the Heineken Beer Truck Bar.
About North Coast Music Festival:
North Coast Music Festival is a collaboration of independent promoters in Chicago, such as React Presents, Silver Wrapper, Cold Grums Productions and Metronome Chicago. With a collective 50 years producing events, we’ve presented everything from small shows to selling out large scale concerts. Some of us specialize in electronic, hip hop, jam band, indie rock and all kinds of genres. With this festival we’ve come together to celebrate the merging of all music and walks of life that enjoy it as much as we do.
An update on the next fundraising events scheduled by the CharityChallenge.net:
For more information, for early bird registrations AND TO PICK YOUR CAUSE, on either event, please visit our website: www.thecharitychallenge.net OR call Ceci Illif at 860.303.3387, founder of theCharityChallenge.Net. Our Wine and Beer Tasting and Yard Sale were great successes! Thanks to all those who supported, please know that your participation and donations were greatly appreciated, by the volunteers and Board for theCharityChallenge.Net, and all those in need that benefited from your generosity!!
Hope to see you at the next event!