Saturday, October 24, 2020

Life & Style

Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Autumn Forest Bathing Walk at Young Preserve

The Lyme Land Trust (LLT) is offering an autumn forest bathing walk from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Young Preserve.For parking,pull-in along the east side of Gungy Road, ...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 21, 2020 07 a.m.

Local, State Officials Stepping Up to Meet Election Day Challenges

Wendy Lewis’s mother passed away not too long after applying to vote by absentee ballot. When Lewis, who lives in Madison, received her own ballot in the mail, she kept checking her...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Challenging Societal Expectations Through Songwriting

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s Monday at Beinecke continues with The Songs of Cole and Johnson Brothers with Lisa Williamson on Monday, Oct. 26 from 4 to 4:30 p.m....

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Adapting to the New Normal at Home

The Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series is offering a talk by Robert Miller, FAIA on “Solace From Home: Sheltering in a Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Residence” on Friday, Nov. 6 at 7 p....

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Wellness-To-Go from Henry Carter Hull Library

The Henry Carter Hull Library is offering a Wellness-to-Go program featuring DIY essential oil spray, with pick ups available Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31 during library hours at the...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Brunch and BYOBlanket at The Stand

The Stand, 196 South Montowese Street, Branford has revamped its brunch menu and there’s lots to love. There’s a dish with pancakes and popcorn chicken, served with a side of Jack...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Racial Justice, Blue Holidays, Mindfulness in Challenging Times

Mercy by the Sea, 167 Neck Road, Madison is offering several programs in November.Racial Justice and Healing: “Racial Justice and Healing with Celine Ibrahim Ph.D.” is a live...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Miss Elaine Needs Your Help

Help! Miss Elaine, the children’s librarian at the Deep River Public Library, has too many Oreos left over from Summer Reading! She will provide Oreos for those who would like to grab the...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

How To Grow an Indoor Garden

If you are like most gardeners, this time of year brings a bit of sadness.Even as the outdoor season ends, our love for fresh herbs continues all year long. The good news is that an indoor...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

The Everyday Banality of Destablizing Democracy; Bobby’s Last Crusade; a Play Reading Club; and More

Collaborative Work: It’s billed as a “workplace” comedy but Russian Troll Farm next up at TheaterWorks also seems very timely. According to press...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Nibbles: Tea Kettle

I have lived on the Connecticut shoreline for decades and food has been my wheelhouse since the mid-70s, but I still get thrilled about new things, even in this pandemic.One is the Tea...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

A Good Week, Despite it All

It has been a wonderful week or so of delicious food, music, and a documentary.Although it has not been exactly like Julie Andrews singing “My Favorite Things” in The Sound of ...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Huge Tent, Special Menu

Scotch Plains Tavern, 124 Westbrook Road, Essex is planning for more outdoor fun this fall with their new Beer Garden Under the Tent. The huge tent fills the front yard and features a special menu ...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Chicken to the East, Chicken to the West

Both Haven Hot Chicken and Fenwick ‘n Chicken will be open by the time you read this. Haven Hot Chicken is a takeout and delivery only restaurant at 21 Whitney Avenue, New Haven. It will...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Shoreline Delivery

The Essex Market, 30 Main Street, Centerbrook is offering both meals and groceries through the app on their website, or directly at theessexmarket.eatzy.com/order. They are no longer taking phone...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Radiant Chai at One World

Just in time for the chilly fall weather, One World Roasters, 967 North High Street, East Haven, is introducing Radiant Chai, a new signature latte. Black tea, nutmeg, vanilla, and steamed milk is ...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

‘Genius is Often so Simple’

Some might look at this recipe from Ina Garten’s cookbook and say, “I don’t get it. Eggs on toast. I do that all the time.”While true, and a fair point, that...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Clinton Art Society Exhibits Continue Through Oct. 31

Clinton Art Society’s satellite exhibits will continue through Saturday, Oct. 31.Pastelist and Madison resident Beverly Schirmeier is the featured artist at Water’s Edge...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Museum Works to Raise Voter Awareness

As the 2020 general election approaches, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, has installed a painting by artist Kyra Markham to help raise awareness on the importance of...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Yale University Art Gallery Re-opens to Public

The Yale University Art Gallery is once again open to the public.“Thanks to the hard work of our colleagues, including Director of Visitor Services Leonor Barroso and Chief of...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

New Haven Symphony Orchestra to Perform at Canal Dock Boathouse

For the first time since March, New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) musicians will gather together in person to make music.On Saturday, Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m., musicians...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Privé-Swiss Fitness Hosting Pilates for Pink Fundraiser

Privé-Swiss Fitness is hosting Pilates for Pink!, a virtual Pilates mat class fundraiser, benefiting Yale New Haven Health’s Smilow Cancer Hospital, on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m....

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

How to Earn a High School Diploma at Any Age

The Henry Carter Hull Library is offering a free event on how to earn a high school diploma at any age on Monday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 7 p.m. Registration is required and can be made by emailing...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Free Narcan Training Offered Via Zoom

The Alliance for Prevention and Wellness is offering a series of training sessions on Narcan, also known as naloxone, an antidote for opioids including heroin and prescription pain pills including ...

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Life & Style • Published Oct. 15, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Pandemic Persona

I don’t know about you all, but since this pandemic got started, I feel like I’m a different person. So different that I’m compelled to name my new, unwelcome pandemic persona....

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