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Upcoming Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

Repurpose Happiness Vintage and Maker Market

Repurpose Happiness will be host to an eclectic mix of handmade, vintage, repurposed and antique goods and is sure to have something for every style, taste and age! Along with a myriad of vendors, makers, merchants and artisans, Repurpose Happiness will also host a fleet of food trucks and live music for all to enjoy. Learn more at www.repurposehappiness.com

INFO 10:00AM-4pm, Chester Fair Grounds

31st Annual Sock Hop and Car Show Prospect CT

Come join us in the 31st Annual Sock Hop on the Green. 50's & 60's Music provided by DJ Pete and Two Live Bands, Dash Plaques to the First 500 cars, Trophies and Awards presented at 5:30, Great Food and Drink will be available from many Prospect vendors. Also special guest appearances of Steve Magnante commentator for Barrett-Jackson Auctions seen on Velocity and Discovery channels and AJ from WPLR's morning show. Rain date will be Sun. Sept.25th.

INFO 12pm-6pm, 31st Annual Sock Hop and Car Show Prospect CT

Adam’s House™ Grief Education Center To Celebrate Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Open House

SHELTON, CT (July 26, 2016) – Adam’s House,™ a nonprofit grief education center in Shelton (adamshousect.org), is holding its formal Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Thursday, Sept. 8th at 10 a.m. to celebrate the launch of no-cost grief educational programs for Connecticut children and families.
Community members are warmly invited to attend the Ribbon-Cutting ceremony at 241 Coram Ave. Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, volunteers will offer guided tours of the 18 rooms at Adam’s House. ™ After undergoing extensive remodeling, the charming Victorian home features warm, inviting meeting spaces and colorful, playful murals in rooms for children.
Sept 8th Free Event Highlights
Adam’s House™-241 Coram Ave., Shelton, CT 06484 (adamshousect.org)
10:00 a.m.-Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with valued community supporters
11:00 a.m.-Guided Tours of Adam’s House™
Throughout the day, light fare and refreshments will be served.
Free parking in the Adam’s House™ lot. Street parking also is allowed.
Adam’s House™ Mission
At Adam’s House,™ we believe no child should ever grieve alone. Each child deserves a supportive and understanding community to learn and explore their feelings of loss. All grief journeys are unique and grief is a natural reaction to the loss of a loved one. At Adam’s House,™ we will be a partner in support of your healing process.
Adam’s House™ Background
Adam’s House™ is located at 241 Coram Ave. in Shelton, CT, and is an entity of The Adam Wysota Foundation. Adam’s House™ represents a strong grassroots network of Connecticut supporters and backers from throughout the country who helped raise the funds to purchase the home. Adam’s House™ honors the memory of Adam Wysota, a beloved father, Little League coach and active volunteer in his Weston, CT community. Before his passing, Adam Wysota held prestigious Wall Street positions at Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., Barclays Capital, Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley.
Adam’s House™ is a 501c3 organization. All donations to Adam’s House™ are tax deductible. For further information, go to adamshousect.org or call 203-513-2808.
INFO 10am, Adam’s House™-241 Coram Ave., Shelton, CT 06484 (

15th Annual Health and Safety Fair

The Orange Senior Center will host its 15th Annual Health and Safety Fair at the High Plains Community Center on Friday, Sept. 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Vendors representing all sorts of agencies will be on hand to give out information about products and services that benefit older adults. The Parish Nurses of Griffin Hospital will be on hand.

The Yale New Haven Mammography van is scheduled to attend. Call 203-688-1010 for an appointment.

The Orange VNA will offer blood pressure screenings.

There will be raffle prizes and refreshments.

Sponsored by Coldwell Banker, Orange Visiting Nurses Association, Maplewood of Orange and the Orange Senior Center.

Admission is free. For more information call (203) 891-4784.

INFO 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, High Plains Community Center 525 Orange Center Rd Orange, CT 06477 USA

Main Street USA

INFO 10am-10pm, Main Street, New Britain


INFO 1pm-6pm, 10 Woodland Drive, Deep River

Food Truck Extravaganza

Hosted by Pagels PTA
These are the Trucks we have attending so far:
Louise's Homemade Food
Four Flours Bakery
Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes
Spud Your Way
744 Express 
Cafe' Romeo
Uncle Willies BBQ
Shoreline Meats
Crazy Taco Mex
The Ice Cream Guy
Lunch Box 23

INFO 11am-6pm, West Haven High School

Ives Farm Tractor Trot

 Sign-in and Registration: 7:30 a.m.
($35 entry; $40 day of race)
 Run starts at 9:30 a.m.
 Prizes: fastest male and female
 Prizes for 1st and 2nd in each age division
 Register by 9/26 to get shirt in your size
 Post Race Party! Food and Entertainment
Have fun with a beautiful and challenging course through autumnal woodlands, alongside planting fields and traversing next to
the beautiful Quinnipiac River. This course is not certified. Your entry helps to fund the preservation of Green places and Open
spaces. All proceeds benefit Cheshire Land Trust, a 501(c)3 non-profit
Register Now! $35 entry until 10/22
RunSignUp.com to register
or link through CheshireLandTrust.org
INFO 9:30 a.m., Historic Ives Farm, 1585 Cheshire St., Cheshire, CT