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Friday, May 6th, 2016

  • | 8:00pm - | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Two of the most fun live bands join together to bring you not only a concert, but a rock n roll event. It’s NRBQ vs Los Straitjackets.

    NRBQ's music casually mixes up barrelhouse R&B, British Invasion pop, fourth-gear rockabilly, exploratory free jazz, and dozens of other flavors. The bottom line is that these guys give a stomp-down rhythm that gets fans dancing in the aisles.

    Los Straitjackets are the leading practitioners of the lost art of the guitar instrumental. Whether you’re drawn in by the driving rhythms, the surging surftastic guitars, you have been given access to one wild and rollicking rock n roll party.

    Warehouse
    Friday, May 6th
    Doors @ 8:00 PM
    Show @ 9:00PM


    GENRE
    Rock

    TICKETING INFO
    Price:$35 General Admission: Seating is First Come, First Served
    Members Save:$5 /tckt
    FAIRFIELD THEATER COMPANY
    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT 06824
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - May 6-12. Honoring the efforts of nurses to strengthen the health of the nation.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 3:29PM, EDT.
     
           

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

  • | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Kids, Norwalk, Colonial history, ice cream truck, free, family event, kids event,
    - Celebrate the Colonial days at Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall Street in Norwalk, on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM. The Colonial History Day Celebration is a free family event that features a variety of activities, including a performance by local children's theatre, Crystal Theatre and a special visit from Jim's Ice Cream Truck. Hunt for History Scavenger Hunt clue booklets will also be collected at the event up until 3:00pm for those who would like to be submitted into a drawing for prizes.

    Explore Colonial life in Norwalk! From 2:00pm – 3:00pm visit Hannah Hall Fitch at the Governor Fitch Law office and learn how the colonists lived and worked. Step back in time with School Mistress Benedict and experience school life in the 1826 Little Red Schoolhouse. Write with quill and ink, practice your arithmetic on a slate and try to avoid wearing the dunce cap! Relax during Colonial Story time as you listen to a tale about a colonial child and her many grueling chores and don't forget to visit Jim's Ice Cream Truck to purchase a sweet treat!

    At 3:00pm Crystal Theatre will be presenting the musical, “Daughters of Liberty”, written by local playwright, Cheryl Kemeny. As Dame Raymond and her friends gather for the weekly sewing bee at Betts Tavern news arrives that the British are coming to Norwalk! With danger at their doorstep, how will the citizens of Norwalk protect the town from British General Tryon's torch? Performed by a talented cast of area high school students, “Daughters of Liberty” will bring the days leading up to the infamous Burning of Norwalk to life.

    For those who participated in the Hunt for History two week scavenger hunt, return completed clue books by 3:00pm to be submitted for a prize drawing which will take place at 3:30pm. You must be present to win! Don't know about the Hunt for History? Visit http://www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org to download a clue booklet and begin your hunt!

    For more information on the Colonial History Day Celebration and Hunt for History visit http://www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org, e-mail info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org , or call 203-846-0525.

    The Norwalk Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For information: info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or 203-846-0525.
    Mill Hill Historic Park
    2 East Wall St. Norwalk CT 06851
    Norwalk Historical Society 203.846.0525 info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org
  • | Charity, Fundraiser, Race for the Cure, 5k, Susan G. Komen, Support, Volunteer, Family, Friends
    - Susan G. Komen Southern New England® is celebrating its 23rd annual Race for the Cure® in Fairfield County! The Race is a 5K (3.1 mile) run and walk open to people of all ages. All proceeds from the Race support the local fight against breast cancer through community grants and research. Participants are encouraged to create teams consisting of family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc. Breast cancer survivors are invited to join the Survivor Breakfast. Register at http://www.KomenSouthernNewEngland.org.

    Sherwood Island Westport CT
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On the evening of May 7, 1789, the very first American Presidential Inaugural Ball was held in New York City. Celebrating the inauguration of George Washington.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The 142nd running of America's premier Thoroughbred horse race.
    Churchill Downs, the world's most legendary racetrack, has conducted thoroughbred racing and presented America's greatest race, the Kentucky Derby, continuously since 1875.
    For information on race times and party ideas go to http://www.kentuckyderby.com
     
           
  • | NATL - Trivia
    - A day to celebrate the cocktail made famous by the television series 'Sex in the City'. Typically made with vodka, cranberry juice and lime.
     
           

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Mother's Day in the United States is annually held on the second Sunday of May. It celebrates motherhood and it is a time to appreciate mothers and mother figures. Many people give gifts, cards, flowers, candy, a meal in a restaurant or other treats to their mother and mother figures, including grandmothers, great-grandmothers, stepmothers, and foster mothers.
     
           

Friday, May 13th, 2016

  • - As Rolling Stone puts it, “To call Alejandro Escovedo the godfather of modern country rock would sell him short.” Bottom line - if you like Springsteen, Petty, or any other legendary rock stars of that ilk and are not listening to Alejandro, you better get started. You'll thank us, we promise.

    Few folks this side of Neil Young or Gram Parsons are as cited as often as Escovedo is when it comes to artists vital to the melding of rock and twang. From his early days with The Nuns, to his later forays into alt-country with the True Believers, to his more recent work, Escovedo has been and continues to be a critically influential figure in modern American rock and roots music.

    Warehouse
    Friday, May 13th
    Doors @ 7:00 PM
    Show @ 8:00PM


    GENRE
    Chicano Rock

    TICKETING INFO
    Price:$38
    Members Save:$3 /tckt
    FAIRFIELD THEATER COMPANY
    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT 06824
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - First Quarter Moon Phase
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this day in 1954 President Eisenhower signed legislation authorizing construction of a waterway that would make it possible for ships to reach the Great Lakes.
     
           

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 1:00pm | Kids, Family fun, kids, urgent care, health, health care, weekend
    - Children are invited to bring their Teddy Bears or other special stuffed animals to AFC Urgent Care Fairfield where our “teddy bear clinicians” will be on hand to treat the bumps, lumps and bruises. Children will enjoy learning, laughing & discovering that doctor’s are not that scary after all.

    Stop by for refreshments, giveaways and fun for the whole family! For additional information contact Joyce Ramirez by email at Jramirez@AfcUrgentCare.com or by telephone at 203-916-4516.
    AFC Urgent Care Fairfield
    1918 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield CT 06825
    Joyce Ramirez, Director of Marketing & Community Outreach 203.916.4516
  • - Northern California’s outlaw music bards bring a reputation for high-energy live shows and an incomparable fusion of bluegrass/old time, southern rock, and old school jam to stages and festivals worldwide. This "High-Octane Hootenanny" will certainly delight those interested in a foot-stompin’ good time. Poor Man’s Whiskey has evolved into a ragged, spontaneous beast pulling from equally deep wells of story-telling originals, expertly crafted covers, and zany on-stage shenanigans.

    on StageOne
    Saturday, May 14th
    Doors @ 7:00 PM
    Show @ 7:45PM


    GENRE
    Rock / Bluegrass

    TICKETING INFO
    Price:$28
    Members Save:$3 /tckt
    FAIRFIELD THEATER COMPANY
    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT 06824

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Honoring police departments nationwide. Memorial ceremonies are held at the American Police Hall of Fame and Museum. For information visit http://www.aphf.org
     
           

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this day in 1980 a major eruption at Mount St Helens volcano blew steaming ash more than11 miles into the sky.
     
           

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this day in 1932 Amelia Earhart flew 2,026 miles from Harbor Grace Canada and landed near Londonderry, Ireland. The flight took 13 hours and 30 minutes, she was the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic.
     
           

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

  • - Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation presents an evening of high energy, get-up-out-of-your-seat blues guitar and vocals by 21-year-old phenom “King” Solomon Hicks, also known as “Lil B.B. King,” with his Cotton Club All-Stars and guest Mark Whitfield.

    “A blazing blues guitarist, soulful singer and energetic entertainer, King Solomon has since boyhood reigned as a musical legend in Harlem, his home turf.” – Hartford Courant

    Proceeds will send a local Connecticut student out West to attend the Crown Guitar Workshop & Festival where the scholarship recipient will be immersed in the splendor of Montana, the hospitality of a family-owned dude ranch, and the emergence of world-class guitarists and musicians. For more information, visit crownguitarfest.org

    Limited number of VIP tickets for sale. VIP price includes premium seating plus private meet-and-greet reception with “The King” 6:00 – 7:00 in FTC Foyer and Art Gallery.

    Show opens at 7:30 with performance by promising young artists from Fairfield School of Rock.

    on StageOne
    Saturday, May 21st
    Doors @ 7:00 PM
    Show @ 7:30PM

    GENRE
    Blues

    TICKETING INFO
    Price:$75 / $125 VIP
    No Member Discount
    FAIRFIELD THEATER COMPANY
    70 Sanford Street Fairfield CT 06824
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - May full moon phase
     
           

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - 23rd annual event to promote the value of fitness and exercise for older adults. Seniors across the country are involved in health-promotion activities.
     
           

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

  • - To encourage the public to adopt a healthier diet and lifestyle, this day celebrates the health, taste and convenience benefits of fruits & vegetables.
     
           

Friday, May 27th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On the opening day in 1937, approximately 200,000 people crossed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
     
           

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
     
           

Monday, May 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military
    - Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit donutdayusa.com
     
           

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
     
           

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
     
           

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.
     
           

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Final race of the "Triple Crown". Traditionally run on the 5th Saturday after the Kentucky Derby. For information visit http://www.nyra.com
     
           

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.
     
           

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to share folklore, legends and myths that connect us with our family history. For information visit http://www.wellcat.com
     
           

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day that focuses on the art of nature photography as a medium for inspiration, nature appreciation and environmental protection. For info visit http://www.nanpa.org
     
           

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - June 16-19, Oakmont Country Club. Established in 1895 the best golfers have competed at this major world championship. For information visit http://www.usga.org
     
           

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1983, Dr. Sally Ride, physicist and pilot, became the first American woman in space when she began a six day mission aboard the space shuttle 'Challenger'.
     
           

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays, Fathers Day, Dad, Family
    - Annually the third Sunday in June we honor all Fathers. Be sure to give Dad and Grandpa a big hug and thank you!
     
           

Monday, June 20th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The full strawberry moon, so called by the Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because of the time of year the strawberry ripened.
     
           
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - In the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere, the first day of the summer season is the day of the year when the Sun is farthest north. This day is known as the Summer Solstice.
     
           

Friday, June 24th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate how great of a companion a dog is, as well as encouraging people to adopt from a shelter.
     
           

Monday, June 27th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Focusing attention on the joy of couples deciding to get married. Based on the poem 'Decide to be Married'.
     
           

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - An important part of corporate America. A handshake can make or break a business deal, interview or other encounter.
     
           

Friday, July 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - July1-31.Take the time to enjoy the fun and ease of cooking on the grill this month!
     
           

Monday, July 4th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - July 4th, 1776. The US commemorates adoption of the Declaration Of Independence by the Continental Congress.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 7:01AM, EDT.
     
           

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Monday, July 18th, 2016

  • - The 2016 Republican National Convention will convene in Cleveland, Ohio on July 18-21, 2016. The RNC chose a 2016 convention date much earlier than in recent elections, allowing the Republican nominee to draw upon campaign cash designated to be spent only in the general election.

    Ohio has been a battleground swing-state throughout United States campaigning history. The last candidate to win the presidential election without Ohio was Democrat John F. Kennedy in 1960. The last Republican presidential candidate to win the election without Ohio was Abraham Lincoln, 100 years earlier, in 1860. Cleveland last hosted the Republican National Convention in 1936.

    The main 2016 Republican National Convention venue will be the Quicken Loans Arena. This main convention center is located in downtown Cleveland, and referred to locally as "The Q". The multipurpose arena seats 20,500, and includes 2,000 club seats and 88 luxury suites. It is home to three professional sports teams and hosts numerous entertainment events. Other supporting venues within walking distance of 2016 RNC main venue include the Cleveland Convention Center and the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel.

    Other cities that were considered to host the 2016 Republican National Convention included Cincinnati, Columbus, Denver, Kansas City, Las Vegas and Phoenix. Columbus and Phoenix were eliminated on April 2, 2014. Cincinnati and Las Vegas withdrew on May 22, 2014. On June 25, 2014, the Republican National Committee announced that the cities of Cleveland and Dallas would continue to the final round of consideration to host the 2016 Convention. The recommendation to select 'Cleveland 2016' was made following a final review by the Republicans' site selection committee on July 8, 2014.

    To volunteer to help host the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland go to https://2016rnc.my-trs.com/
     
           

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