Friday, June 13, 2008

Special Events this Saturday, June 14th:

Green Street Arts Fest:

Please help celebrate North End pride on Saturday, June 14, from 1-5pm
for Green Street's 4th Annual Arts Fest. Showcasing the talents of its
afterschool students and teaching artists, as well as the Homeschool
Tap Class and Adult Writers Workshop, they'll have lots of
performances, activities and fun in and out of doors for the whole
family. From 4-5pm Tito Ortiz y Son Borincano close out the event with
an incredible salsa performance.

By attending the festival, you'll also receive a coupon worth $5 off
any Green Street class $60 or under; or $10 off any class $65 or over.
Just make sure to stop by the greeters tent at the festival to claim
your coupon.

Buttonwood Tree Open House :

The Buttonwood Tree is hosting an open house to celebrate CT Statewide
Open House Day. They will have artists displaying their work in our
gallery, music all day, jewelry, earth-encrusted mirrors, hand-made
violins, better-than-ever sales on all sorts of things, refreshments
and we'll offer one FREE BOOK to every visitor.

Saturday, June 14 10 am - 4 pm

Canoe the North End Watershed:

This trip is sponsored by the Connecticut River Watershed Council and
the Mattabeseck Audubon Society. Departing Saturday, June 14 at 9am
from and returning to Harbor Park, this trip offers a guided tour of
the Mattabesset River's birds and ecology. Bring your own canoe or
kayak, paddles, life jackets, hat, sunscreen, water, snack. Optional
things to bring- binoculars, camera, bug spray. Kids are welcome. Rain
cancels. We'll return to Harbor Park midday. For more information,
contact Megan Hearne (860) 704-0057 or Alison Guinness (860) 873-9304.
ALSO, if you can't make this trip and are interested in canoing the
watershed on your own, NEAT has maps of the watershed that you can
have. Just let us know or stop in. 668 Main St.

Father's Day Celebration:

This is just a friendly reminder of the Fathers Day Celebration that
will be held Saturday, June 14 at Donovan Park (Macdonough School
Playground) 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

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