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Cindy Capitani

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  1. Greenwich International Film Festival Announces Full Lineup

    Greenwich International Film Festival Announces Full Lineup

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- A full slate of films, including opening and closing night offerings, have been announced by the Greenwich International Film Festival, which will run from June 9 to 12. GIFF opens June 9 with screenings of "Little Boxes" and the Connecticut premiere of "The Anthropologist."The film presentations will be followed by an Opening Night Party at the ...

  2. What Did You Buy Mom For Mother's Day, New Canaan?

    What Did You Buy Mom For Mother's Day, New Canaan?

    What did you get Mom for Mother's Day? A recent survey of 500 moms by insure.com reveals that gift cards and spa treatments are appreciated but there's nothing as special as a homemade gift. Some of the most common Mother’s Day gifts were given a thumbs-down from Moms this year: Perfume: Nearly 25 percent of moms want to pick their own scents. Flowers: 14 percent aren't longing for a ...

  3. Who Are You Rooting For In The Kentucky Derby, New Canaan?

    Who Are You Rooting For In The Kentucky Derby, New Canaan?

    If you're heading out to a Kentucky Derby gathering Friday or Saturday, here's a rundown of what you need to know.Fashion. For ladies, it's about the hat. For gents, it's about the tie. Fashion matters, look smart.Drinks. Mint juleps and other bourbon cocktails.Food. Anything Southern.The contenders. Races leading up to the 142nd Kentucky Derby have Mohaymen, Mor Spirit, Nyquist, Gun ...

  4. Remember, Reflect On Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Remember, Reflect On Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom Hashoah, begins on the evening of Wednesday, May 4 and ends on the evening of Thursday, May 5.Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed on the 27th day of Nisan of the Hebrew calendar. The internationally recognized date marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the 1943 act of Jewish resistance in German-occupied Poland during World War II. When ...

  5. May The Force Be With You On National Star Wars Day, New Canaan

    May The Force Be With You On National Star Wars Day, New Canaan

    May the Fourth be with you -- Wednesday is National Star Wars Day, celebrated annually on May 4.The holiday was coined in 2011 by the Star Wars fanbase in honor of the book and film series. May 4 was chosen to spoof on the popular catchphrase "May the Force be with you."National Star Wars Day celebrates the culture and fan following and the first organized celebration of Star ...

  6. Celebrate National Bike Month, New Canaan

    Celebrate National Bike Month, New Canaan

    Leave the car at home. May is National Bike Month and it's a chance to show-off what's great about biking and encourage more people to give it a try.National Bike Month was started in 1956 and is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists. It's celebrated nationwide as a way for communities to communicate the benefits of biking.As a national sponsor, the League of American ...

  7. Be Honest On National Honesty Day, New Canaan

    Be Honest On National Honesty Day, New Canaan

    Most people have told a few lies, even if to spare someone's feelings. But on National Honesty Day, celebrated annually the last day in April, it's time to come clean.National Honesty Day was launched in the early 1990s by author M. Hirsh Goldberg, while he was writing the first draft of his book, "The Book of Lies: Fibs, Tales, Schemes, Scams, Fakes and Frauds That Have Changed ...

  8. Plant a Tree For National Arbor Day, New Canaan

    Plant a Tree For National Arbor Day, New Canaan

    National Arbor Day is Friday, and it's a day devoted to planting trees in communities across the United States. The tri-state area celebrates National Arbor Day on the last Friday in April, but many states observe the holiday on different dates throughout the year based on best tree planting times in their area, according to the National Arbor Day Foundation.The first American Arbor Day ...

  9. Twist It Up For National Pretzel Day, New Canaan

    Twist It Up For National Pretzel Day, New Canaan

    It's National Pretzel Day and there's no better way to celebrate than sampling a variety of the doughy, salty treats.National Pretzel Day was started in 2003 by Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell. He declared April 26 “National Pretzel Day” to acknowledge the importance of the pretzel to the state’s history and economy, according to nationaldaycalendardar.com.Pretzels in North America ...

  10. Honor The Earth On National Earth Day, New Canaan

    Honor The Earth On National Earth Day, New Canaan

    Earth Day is now in its 46th year and is celebrated on Friday as a reminder to care for the most important natural resource everyone needs: the earth.Launched in 1970 as a way to motivate people to take action, Earth Day is a movement that gave voice to an emerging consciousness. People take part by planting trees, holding neighborhood cleanups and pushing local and national leaders for ...

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