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Date Event Description Time / Location

CSB Studio Tours

Connecticut School of Broadcasting, the nation’s largest group of Broadcasting Schools, is holding Studio Tours on Wednesday Nights at 6:30pm at 80 Ferry Blvd. in Stratford CT

CSB, is celebrating 50 years of excellence in Media training. We've helped thousands of people, just like you, launch a career in radio and television broadcasting. Our graduates have worked at radio stations and television networks across the country. 

Come in to CSB Stratford for a Studio Tour and learn about the exciting World of Broadcasting! It’s your chance to try out the same equipment used in professional TV and Radio studios, record a commercial and see yourself on TV! You’ll meet some of our instructors and ask questions to see if Connecticut School of Broadcasting is the right fit for you. We also hold specialty tours with industry guests discussing specific topics of the Broadcast industry. Our schedule is as follows:

September 17th- Sportscasting

September 24th – Studio Tour

October 1st – Producing a Radio commercial

October 8th – Studio Tour

October 15th- TV Newscasting

October 22nd- Studio Tour

October 29th – Radio DJ Techniques

Classes are enrolling now for our November semester! call 203-378-5155 to reserve your seat or go to www.gocsb.com for more info!

INFO 6:30pm, CSB

Puppy Palooza

The time to find your new best friend is finally here! Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5, 2014, more than 40 lovable, adoptable, family-friendly dogs are coming to our area for Pupppy Palooza, the pet adoption extravaganza taking place at Petco, 431 Westport Avenue, Norwalk. Those interested in meeting the adorable canines seeking forever homes can do so that weekend from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Presented by The Hour Newspapers, Puppy Palooza is the annual pet adoption event sponsored by The Alliance in Limiting Strays (T.A.I.L.S.), the Fairfield County-based not-for-profit organization that promotes the spay/neutering of animals and provides financial support to humane organizations and individuals in pursuit of this goal.


"With more than 40 adoptable pups, Puppy Palooza is the perfect place to find a new best friend,” states T.A.I.L.S. President Dorrie Harris. "In addition to coordinating the logistics for this large event, all the pups will have already been provided with needed checkups, shots, and other necessities to prepare them for adoption.  All they need now are families ready to share their homes and hearts!”


Photos and brief descriptions of many of the dogs up for adoption can be viewed at www.tailsct.org; photos of the remaining adoptable dogs will be posted in the days leading up to the event.  Potential adopters are encouraged to visit the website and fill out an application for a specific dog (or specific dogs!) prior to the event.  Those who are pre-approved to adopt will be notified and invited to bring their new pup home on Friday, October 3.



Puppy Palooza Spokesdog GINGER Selected for Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XI

Show on ESPN


Ginger, an adorable, adoptable beagle/dachshund mix is the official SpokesDog for TAILS' Puppy Palooza.  She also is poised to become a celebrity, having been

accepted into ANIMAL PLANET'S PUPPY BOWL XI show on ESPN!!!


The Puppy Bowl will air on ESPN on February 1, 2015—Super Bowl Sunday.

Highlights from last year's Puppy Bowl are available here.


For more information about Puppy Palooza and T.A.I.L.S., visit www.tailsct.org, call 203-222-1992, or email info@tailsct.org



INFO 10am-5pm, Petco, 431 Westport Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851

Nate the Great’s 5K Race Held To Benefit Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood

Nathan Thomas Pikul was a happy, healthy, always on the go little boy. He was a typical 18-month old. He loved to run around and kick a soccer ball. He had the bluest eyes and the sweetest smile that allowed him to get away with a lot!

Nate went to sleep on September 24th, 2007 and didn't wake up the next morning. Because he was over 1 year old, Nate's death falls into the category of Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC), which occurs when an apparently healthy child beyond the age of 12 months dies without warning and without a known cause. The SUDC Program is a program of the CJ Foundation for SIDS. There is so little known about SUDC, so building awareness and conducting research is very important.

The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Program was founded in 2001 by the CJ Foundation for SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). A currently unpredictable and unpreventable tragedy, the sudden and unexpected death of a child over 12 months old--which remains unexplained after all known and possible causes of death have been ruled out--is very rare. It occurs in approximately 1.5 out of every 100,000 toddlers.
The SUDC Program provides a centralized resource for information, support and advocacy and has created the first and only worldwide database for SUDC.  They provide bereavement services to families affected by SUDC throughout the U.S. and in 14 countries abroad and are a source of critical funding for SUDC research. This important research would not exist today or continue without the dedication of The SUDC Program.

Nate the Great’s 5K Race will be held on Saturday, October 11th at the Rotary Pavilion in Milford, Connecticut with all proceeds to benefit the SUDC Program in memory of Nate Pikul.  There will be a Kid’s 1K Run beginning at 9am, the 5K run/walk will begin at 10am and an after party at Stonebridge Restaurant at 1pm following the awards.  Registration begins at 7:30am.


Event Logistics:


October 11, 2014 


Rotary Pavilion (next to the Milford Library)
57 New Haven Avenue, Milford, CT


5K Run and walk begins at 10 am, Kid's Run begins at 9 am


5K Run/Walk (ages 10 and up): $25 (before 9/27), $30 (before 10/10), $35 day of
1K Kid's Run: $10 (ages 9 and below), After-Party $30 (adults 21+) and $15 for kids (no charge for kids under 10)



INFO 5K Run and walk begins at 10 am, Kid's Run begins at 9 am, Milford Rotary Pavillion

Nate the Great's 5K Race!

Cost:  10 for kids $25 before a September 27th $30 before October 11th $35 on race day

Run to raise awareness for Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood(SUDC). After race head to Stonebridge Restaurant in Milford for lunch. 

INFO 7:30am-5:00pm, Milford Library, Rotary Pavilion

Treasured Time Mohegan Sun Bus Trip Fundraiser

Treasured Time Fundraiser Bus Trip to Mohegan Sun

Are YOU in for a Trick or a Treat?

When: Saturday, October 18th
Where: Departure Time: 4:00 p.m.
Derby Home Depot (rear parking lot behind the Derby Police Station) 117 Main Street, Derby CT 06418
Return Time:1:00 a.m. (6 hours at the casino)

Cost: $50 per person (includes a $15 food/beverage voucher and a $15 Bet Voucher!)

Tickets and reservations on first-come, first-served, basis. BYOB (no glass please)

Costume Contest (optional), Prizes, Raffles and Door Prizes!!!!

To purchase tickets please contact Jenn at 203-446-1068 or via email at jenn@treasuredtime.org

All proceeds to benefit Treasured Time. For more information visit our website at www.treasuredtime.org.

INFO 4:00pm-1:00am, Departing from Home Depot, Derby

Noroton Heights Fire Department Open House

The Noroton Heights Fire Department is excited to announce that its Annual Open House is scheduled for Sunday October 19th from 11AM through 3:30PM on fire house grounds located at 209 Noroton Ave, Darien CT, just in front of the little league fields.   Come support your Local Volunteer Fire Department and learn about fire safety and how we work to protect our community.  Families are invited to attend this free fun and exciting event where kids young and old can enjoy refreshments, touch-a-truck, receive free child IDs/finger printing, car seat installations, watch first responders in action in a live demonstration, meet Sparky the Fire Safety Dog and much much more!  Come spend the afternoon! We look forward to seeing you there! 

INFO 11:00am-3:30pm, Noroton Heights Fire Department

The Warren's: All Hallow's Lecture

The Shelton Swim Team Parents Club presents Lorraine Warren, The renowned ghost hunter, supernatural investigator and subject of the block buster film “The Conjuring”, is giving a presentation with Tony Spera. They will give a lecture about their experiences,  for the High School Swim Teams’ annual fundraiser.  This year’s presentation will be held at Shelton High School Auditorium, 120 Meadow Street, Shelton on Friday Night October 24 at 7:00pm. Refreshments will be sold prior to the event. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students to be purchased exclusively at the door CASH only beginning at 6:30 pm. No Advance tickets will be sold and the only form of payment is CASH. For additional info call 203-996-6941.

INFO 7:00pm-10:00pm, Shelton High School Auditorium

Walk to End Lupus Now, Fairfield County

The Lupus Foundation of America, Connecticut Chapter, Inc. will be hosting their annual Fairfield County Walk to End Lupus Now event on Sunday, November 2nd at the Westfield Mall in Trumbull, CT. Registration for the event begins at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. !  The Walk to End Lupus Now is Connecticut’s largest lupus awareness event, which also includes annual walks in West Hartford and West Haven, CT. “Lupus affects an estimated 17,000 people in Connecticut alone, but many people do not understand what lupus is or what it does, so it is crucial to increase awareness through events like our Walk to End Lupus Now,” says Corrianne Gagliardi, Director of Development & Communications.

INFO 8:00am-11:00am, Westfield Trumbull Mall

Treasured Time's 2nd Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza!

Costs:  $5.00

Join us for a very special evening. Come do all your holiday shopping in one place, in one night, while giving back to a great cause! Your $5 donation at the door will give you access to over 50 Specialty Vendors and a FREE ticket for our incredible door prize!

Enjoy dinner before or after you shop. Villa Bianca will be offering a buffet for your dining pleasure. Tickets available at the door. Open bar.

Lots of great prizes to win! Enter our special holiday auction with prizes from all our participating vendors!

For more info on the holiday event or being a vendor, please call Jenn at 203-446-1068.

All proceeds will go to Treasured Time, Inc. Take a look at our Facebook page or our website www.treasuredtime.org for further information.

INFO 5:00pm-9:00pm, The Inn at Villa Bianca