Archive for February, 2014

Read Across America Day near Stamford ApartmentsIn celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday on Sunday, Random House and the National Education Association (NEA) encourage everyone to celebrate National Read Across America Day. This day is devoted to reading to children in the effort to teach them that reading is fun and important, which was one of Dr. Seuss’s passions.

So, what’s your favorite Dr. Seuss book? Is it about fish? Or going places? Maybe it’s about green eggs and ham? Whichever Dr. Seuss book is your favorite, consider taking it out and reading it to a child on Sunday. Read More→

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Mardi Gras Celebration near Norwalk ApartmentsThanks to Pump It Up’s Mardi Gras Open Jump Celebration, you don’t have to travel to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras this year. This kid friendly event will provide hours of Mardi Gras fun, just minutes from apartments at Morningside Gardens in Norwalk.  Scheduled for “Fat Tuesday,” March 4, 2014, Pump It Up will host the special open jump from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m.

One Mardi Gras tradition making its way from New Orleans to Norwalk is the concept of wearing masks. Originally, these masks allowed Mardi Gras attendees to escape society and class constraints to become someone else for one day. Today, residents of New Orleans celebrate this tradition by wearing masks on “Fat Tuesday.” During Pump It Up’s Mardi Gras Open Jump, children will have the opportunity to design their own glittery mask. Read More→

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Corn Hole Tournament near Branford apartmentsEach year, do you attend the Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade? With this year’s festivities just around the corner, you can make this year the best yet by supporting the Parade’s fundraising efforts during its Corn Hole Tournament at Madden’s Gastropub on Feb. 28. Beginning at 7 p.m. the Corn Hole Tournament is the perfect opportunity for residents of nearby Branford apartments to support the Parade while enjoying a night out with friends.

Corn Hole Tournament attendees will have the opportunity to enter a cash prize raffle drawing and will receive food and drink specials. A blind draw is done for the two person teams. Tickets are $10 per person, and the ticket sales will benefit the Parade. This event is perfect for beginners looking to have fun and for people who have been playing for years. What better way to bring in March? Read More→

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CT Idol near Hamden ApartmentsAre you looking for a fun way to enjoy President’s Day near your Hamden apartment? Have some fun on Monday, Feb. 17 by attending Slant Light Productions’ CT Idol 2014 karaoke competition sponsored by Karaoke Heroes and Onyx Soundlab Recording Studio. The theme for this year’s singing battle is “Welcome to the 80s!” and the winner will receive two free studio hours at Onyx Soundlab Recording Studio.

So, tease your hair and wear some neon while singing your heart out or enjoy the musical talent from the audience while wearing leg warmers and bright blue eye shadow. The Slant of Light Productions team has cast a few funny actors to judge the competition, so laughs are sure to be plentiful whether you’re on stage or not! Read More→

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