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HARTFORD — A road rally of vintage and classic sports cars is planned for Saturday, June 22, to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The cars will gather at Jaguar Hartford, 133 Leibert Road, Hartford, and travel beautiful back roads to Thompson Speedway for parade laps on the …

OUTSTANDING FILM SERIES: Film intro & post film discussion will be led by local film expert, Bob Kagan, Professor of Communication at CCSU and University of Hartford. Snacks to share are welcome. The films are free and open to the public, registration is not required. For more informatio…

WEST HARTFORD — History teacher Katie McCarthy’s Form 5 class at Kingswood Oxford addressed our nation’s complicated and painful history of slavery by participating in the Witness Stones Project which “seeks to restore the history and to honor the humanity and contributions of the enslaved i…

WEST HARTFORD — Playhouse on Park’s education department, Playhouse Theatre Academy, welcomes back Stephanie Pope for another Fosse Adult Master Class on Monday, June 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The 224 Ecospace. All performers (ages 16 and up) who have a vested interest in the performing a…

WEST HARTFORD — Partners Ed Goldberg and Brenda Larkin celebrated the official grand opening of their financial planning firm, Goldberg Larkin, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 9 in West Hartford. Mayor Shari Cantor joined members of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce to welcome the …

WEST HARTFORD — To friends of Playhouse on Park, old and new, you’re invited to an evening of performances, food and drink, reflective remarks, dancing and more. This fundraising event is set for Saturday, June 15, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Gershon Fox Ballroom in Hartford.

WEST HARTFORD — As a methodical, to-do list maker, Kingswood Oxford’s keynote speaker and physics teacher Kathleen DiSanto ’03 compiled her five-step plan for her adult life upon graduating from high school only to find an accuracy rate of 38 percent. Although she happily married her “super …

BRANFORD — The chief economist for the National Association of Realtors told members of a housing trade group Thursday that despite some of the challenges Connecticut’s economy is facing, he doesn’t expect the state to fall into a recession either this year or next.

MOVIES & MUNCHIES: Fridays, 1-3p.m. FREE. Schedule: May 31 “RBG” 2018, PG, 1 hour, 37 minutes. Providing an illuminating look at the life of trailblazer Ruth Bader Ginsburg, this engaging documentary charts her journey to becoming a justice on America’s highest court.

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WEST HARTFORD — More than 1,000 University of Hartford graduates received bachelor’s and associate’s degrees on Sunday, May 19, to the applause and cheers of the largest crowd of exuberant family and friends in recent years. The graduates come from 34 states and U.S. territories and from 22 …

WEST HARTFORD — Beth El Temple of West Hartford, 2626 Albany Ave., announces an evening program commemorating its 65th anniversary. The community is invited to join the synagogue for an evening celebrating our vibrant Jewish future together with Reflection, Resilience and Affirmation on Wedn…

WEST HARTFORD — This spring the West Hartford Women’s Chorale marks its 15th Anniversary with a very special concert. A new arrangement of Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria” will be one of the highlights of the West Hartford Women’s Chorale Spring Concert on Friday, May 31 at Trinity Episcopal Churc…

WEST HARTFORD — The Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society will host its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 28, at 5:30 p.m. Both museum members and the general public are invited to attend. This year’s Annual Meeting will pay tribute to the woman’s suffrage movement.

FARMINGTON — Tunxis Community College student Giselle Koo of Farmington, was selected to travel to NASA’s Langley Research Center this spring to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars on site experience.

WEST HARTFORD — There was no shortage of chutzpah, as 11 Kingswood Oxford theater students performed an individual number while Broadway actor Ben Fankhauser critiqued and tweaked their work in a recent master class arranged by Director of Theater Kyle Reynolds on May 13. Fankhauser assessed…

WEST HARTFORD — The West Hartford Memorial Day Parade Committee announces John Danaher, Jr., a 97-year-old WWII Bronze Star veteran, as the 2019 Grand Marshal, and Capt. Joseph Sanborn, Connecticut’s coordinator of Wreaths Across America, as the keynote speaker for the Memorial Day parade an…

West Hartford — Registration is now open for the Celebrate! West Hartford 5K and Kids Fun Run. Held in conjunction with the town’s two-day outdoor festival, the Celebrate! West Hartford Road Races will be held on Sunday morning, June 2, and welcomes runners and walkers of all ages. The half-…

GALLERY TALK: Giorgione’s La Vecchia in Context. Thursday, May 23; Noon. Portrait? Allegory? Homage? Critique? Learn more about Giorgione’s bewildering and extraordinary painting La Vecchia with curator Oliver Tostmann. Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main Street, Hartford. www.thewadsworth.org/

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WEST HARTFORD — For a third year, West Hartford Yoga, in cooperation with West Hartford Parks & Pools, is offering free weekly yoga classes at several parks around West Hartford. These classes are accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

WEST HARTFORD — West Hartford’s Department of Public Works will hold its 7th annual Open House on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its facility on 17 Brixton Street, West Hartford, in observance of National Public Works Week.

WEST HARTFORD — The Connecticut Association for the Gifted has announced that West Hartford first grade teacher Lisa Kropp has been named the Connecticut Association for the Gifted 2019 Educator of the Year. Kropp will be honored at an awards ceremony during CAG’s annual dinner at the Riverv…

WEST HARTFORD — The Hebrew Center for Health and Rehabilitation introduces its new Rabbi to the community. Rabbi Avraham Cohen, hails from Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in 1982. He attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. freshman year, and then transfe…

WEST HARTFORD — Congregation Beth Israel will hold a Confirmation class service on Sunday, May 19, at 10 a.m. Students will lead a prayer service, read from the Ten Commandments and Book of Ruth, and share reflections about their Jewish journeys and their own individual relationships with Judaism.

WEST HARTFORD — The Town of West Hartford will present its second year of Arts on Main produced by Municipal Parking, a division of West Hartford Public Works, and BOE Visual Arts and Graphics Design. Arts on Main is a series of banners showcasing the artworks created by WHPS students from e…

HARTFORD — A group of wealthy Connecticut residents are asking the General Assembly and Gov. Ned Lamont to raise the income tax on individuals like themselves.

WEST HARTFORD — The Children’s Museum in West Hartford celebrates Astronomy Day 2019 on Saturday, May 11 by inviting you to TCM Aerospace Research and Development Labs. Families and children become team members, and will learn about Earth and space concepts, through fun, hands-on NASA-relate…