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Family Fun – Valentine Wreath

By at February 9, 2017 | 6:45 pm |

Family Fun –  Valentine Wreath

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! There are so many fun things to make with the kids for Valentine’s Day it was hard to choose! I hope you like our beautiful wreath. Materials: Cardboard Scissors White glue Tissue paper Charms How to: We started with a square of cardboard that was about 12 inches. We cut out a square from the center that is more...

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Family Fun – Cactus

By at February 2, 2017 | 6:00 pm |

Family Fun – Cactus

February, does this mean we are about half way thru winter? I passed a garden center over the weekend and they had a sign up out front. 53 days til Spring! This is about the time of the year when I start wishing for pretty flowers and garden planning. The catalogs are coming in the mail and my house plants are getting all my attention. Succulents are very popular this more...

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GNBAA to hold Second Chance Karaoke ‘Fun Raiser’

By at February 2, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

GNBAA to hold Second Chance Karaoke ‘Fun Raiser’

Did your Valentine’s Day not turn out as you hoped? On Wednesday, Feb. 15 you will get another chance for a fun evening at the Greater New Britain Arts Alliance (GNBAA) Second Chance Fun Raiser. “It’s a fundraiser for the arts alliance. It’s at Trinity on Main because they have Karaoke every Wednesday night. This is a preamble,” said Stephen Hard, executive more...

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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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