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Family Fun – Clipboards

By at January 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm |

Family Fun – Clipboards

It’s the end of January and we have survived without a major snowstorm. We have had several ice storms, but not a large amount of snow. Does that mean February will be brutal to us? Will we not get a Spring until May? In New England we never know what we will get. I am hoping we won’t pay for such livable weather we had this month. Tuesday had phenomenal more...

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Industrial Folk Art of Abraham Megerdichian

By at January 26, 2017 | 5:15 pm |

Industrial Folk Art of Abraham Megerdichian

The New Britain Industrial Museum’s current exhibit of metal miniatures made by Abraham Megerdichian will be closing on Saturday Jan. 28; a presentation on the life and work of the artist will be given at 1 p.m. in the museum at 185 Main St. “Art” has been defined as the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination that results in works more...

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Family Fun – Winter Tree Suncatcher

By at January 19, 2017 | 5:45 pm |

Family Fun – Winter Tree Suncatcher

This time of the year our landscape is covered with the skeletons of trees! I love to look at the shapes and forms that our trees take. Birches look different than Oaks who are again so different from the Willows. Branch structure, shape and form stand out at this time of year. If you are lucky enough to have a willow nearby do you enjoy the swing of the branches as more...

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Family Fun – Journal

By at January 12, 2017 | 5:45 pm |

Family Fun – Journal

Happy New Year Everyone! This is the time of year that we think about goals, resolutions and what the next year in our lives should look like. One way to help those resolutions or plans along is to write about it. What you write and think about has much more of a chance of happening. Journaling is a great way to stay in touch with yourself at any age. The younger you more...

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Family Fun – Cards

By at December 22, 2016 | 5:30 pm |

Family Fun – Cards

It’s time to send out those holiday greetings! Christmas is being counted down by many small children and many people with shopping lists that have not been finished yet! Cards are a wonderful way for people of all ages to say I love you this holiday season. Materials do not have to be fancy or complex. So here are 3 different designs for you to more...

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Family Fun – Holly Berries

By at December 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm |

Family Fun – Holly Berries

Merry Christmas! The holiday is now in full swing! The trees and the gazebo are lit across the street from the store. The Kensington Fire Truck races through town all lit up with the Carols blasting. The weather is changing and has a winterish bite early in the mornings. We’ve even seen traces of snow. Hopefully, at your house. the tree is up and decorated. Today’s more...

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The Diamond Collection Neil Diamond Tribute Band in City

By at December 15, 2016 | 5:00 pm |

The Diamond Collection Neil Diamond Tribute Band in City

The Diamond Collection, the Neil Diamond Tribute Band will be performing at Trinity-on-Main at 69 Main Street in New Britain on Saturday night, December 17. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and concert starts at 8:30 p.m. Ticket prices are general admission Advance Tickets $17; Couples Tickets $30; V.I.P special table with dinner seating up front Tickets 29.00 and tickets at the more...

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Family Fun – Wreath Alternative

By at December 8, 2016 | 5:45 pm |

Family Fun – Wreath Alternative

Christmas is coming! It’s getting closer every day and there is so much to do and so many places to go. One of our family traditions is to have a Wreath Day. Many of us get together shortly after Thanksgiving to craft together and make our annual wreaths that will adorn our doors for the holiday. If we are doing it the Sunday after Thanksgiving we frequently bring our more...

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Family Fun – Snowman

By at December 1, 2016 | 5:45 pm |

Family Fun – Snowman

Did you see that tease of snow we had the other day?! How exciting and scary is that? The air has a bite in it and is making us dig out the hats, scarves, mittens and boots. I’m not quite ready for full blown winter yet but the yard covered in a sprinkling of sparkling white makes me think about snowmen. Get out the glitter and glisten! It’s time to get ready. This more...

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Family Fun – Turkey

By at November 17, 2016 | 4:00 pm |

Family Fun – Turkey

It’s almost Turkey Day! We are excited and enjoying the preparations. Who’s cooking in your family? We are enjoying the colors of fall and this little craft is a great way to enjoy the a bit longer before moving into the the Christmas and winter season. So, grab your glue gun and create with us! If you do not have these materials at hand come on down to the shop and more...

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