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Raising Chickens Has Never Been So Easy



For those who have always wanted squawking chickens in the yard but haven’t the energy to build the proper coop, your problems are solved. The Front Yard Coop is a solar-powered, self-propelled home for chickens.

 The device is made of a welded aluminum frame covered in painted bead-board siding. The generated electricity juices up the exterior to shock away attacking foxes or other predators. It also propels the four-by-eight-foot pen around the yard. “This unique feature distributes the flock’s impact on your lawn and spreads its beneficial manure, and constantly offers your birds fresh forage,” says Nancy Zander, who runs the business with husband Peter Zander, creator of the device, which retails starting at $1,700 at frontyardcoop.com (the Benjamin Moore paint selection to match your main house is extra). “Front Yard Coop also has a food and water system—it can store several days worth of food and water and dispense them automatically.”

“Your children will enjoy the responsibility of caring for their animals,” says Zander. “They will understand where their food really comes from.”

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April 2015

Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at...

Cost: Adults: $5, Students&Seniors $3, Under Five Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield , CT  06824
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Telephone: 203-259-1598
Website »

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Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War...

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Telephone: 203-259-1598

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Luck be a lady tonight! Times Square's most colorful characters make their first appearance at Goodspeed in a brassy new staging of the American musical comedy classic. The bet of a lifetime...

Cost: varies

Where:
Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St
East Haddam, CT  06423
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Sponsor: Goodspeed Musicals
Telephone: (860) 873-8668
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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La Selva Tranquila presents an original look at conservation in the Peruvian Amazon, seen through the eyes of locals who must cut, capture, and sell anything they can to survive. Through three...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
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Sponsor: Pequot Library
Telephone: (203) 259-0346
Contact Name: Marianne Pysarchyk
Website »

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Luck be a lady tonight! Times Square's most colorful characters make their first appearance at Goodspeed in a brassy new staging of the American musical comedy classic. The bet of a lifetime...

Cost: varies

Where:
Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St
East Haddam, CT  06423
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Sponsor: Goodspeed Musicals
Telephone: (860) 873-8668
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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Gari Melchers:  An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad will be on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art from March 5 - May 22, 2015. Hugely successful during his own...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellarmine Museum of Art
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Sponsor: Bellarmine Museum of Art
Telephone: 203-254-4046
Contact Name: Tiffany Davidson
Website »

More information

Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at...

Cost: Adults: $5, Students&Seniors $3, Under Five Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield , CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598
Website »

More information

Experience the fashions of 1889 now through May 2015 as the Historical Society opens its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, in celebration of the Society’s 125th anniversary. The...

Cost: $5.00 Admission

Where:
New Canaan Historic Society
13 Oenoke Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
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Sponsor: New Canaan Historic Society
Telephone: 203.966.1776
Contact Name: Nicole Thelen
Website »

More information

Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War...

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598

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Pause Your Biological Clock Preserving Your Fertility Through Egg Freezing Whether you are single, pursuing your career, or just aren't ready to start a family at this time, egg freezing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barcelona Wine Bar
222 Summer Street
Stamford, CT  06901
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Sponsor: Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut
Telephone: 203-750-7400
Contact Name: Egg Freezing Team
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Gari Melchers:  An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad will be on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art from March 5 - May 22, 2015. Hugely successful during his own...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellarmine Museum of Art
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Sponsor: Bellarmine Museum of Art
Telephone: 203-254-4046
Contact Name: Tiffany Davidson
Website »

More information

Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War...

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598

More information

Experience the fashions of 1889 now through May 2015 as the Historical Society opens its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, in celebration of the Society’s 125th anniversary. The...

Cost: $5.00 Admission

Where:
New Canaan Historic Society
13 Oenoke Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: New Canaan Historic Society
Telephone: 203.966.1776
Contact Name: Nicole Thelen
Website »

More information

Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at...

Cost: Adults: $5, Students&Seniors $3, Under Five Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield , CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598
Website »

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The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery presents “Boom,” a new exhibit at the Maritime Gallery, running from April 29 through July 31, 2015. ...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
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Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Norwalk Parking Authority
Website »

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Gari Melchers:  An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad will be on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art from March 5 - May 22, 2015. Hugely successful during his own...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellarmine Museum of Art
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Sponsor: Bellarmine Museum of Art
Telephone: 203-254-4046
Contact Name: Tiffany Davidson
Website »

More information

Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at...

Cost: Adults: $5, Students&Seniors $3, Under Five Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield , CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598
Website »

More information

Experience the fashions of 1889 now through May 2015 as the Historical Society opens its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, in celebration of the Society’s 125th anniversary. The...

Cost: $5.00 Admission

Where:
New Canaan Historic Society
13 Oenoke Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: New Canaan Historic Society
Telephone: 203.966.1776
Contact Name: Nicole Thelen
Website »

More information

Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War...

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598

More information

Luck be a lady tonight! Times Square's most colorful characters make their first appearance at Goodspeed in a brassy new staging of the American musical comedy classic. The bet of a lifetime...

Cost: varies

Where:
Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St
East Haddam, CT  06423
View map »


Sponsor: Goodspeed Musicals
Telephone: (860) 873-8668
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

An Interactive Group for Women with PCOS  You are invited to chat, make new friends, get support, & learn more about PCOS. There will be a brief presentation followed by a light dinner...

Cost: Free

Where:
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut
761 Main Avenue, Suite 200
Norwalk, CT  06851
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Sponsor: RMACT
Telephone: 203-750-7400
Contact Name: PCOS Team
Website »

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Luck be a lady tonight! Times Square's most colorful characters make their first appearance at Goodspeed in a brassy new staging of the American musical comedy classic. The bet of a lifetime...

Cost: varies

Where:
Goodspeed Opera House
East Haddam, CT  06423


Sponsor: Goodspeed Musicals
Telephone: (860) 873-8668
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

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The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery presents “Boom,” a new exhibit at the Maritime Gallery, running from April 29 through July 31, 2015. ...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Norwalk Parking Authority
Website »

More information

Gari Melchers:  An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad will be on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art from March 5 - May 22, 2015. Hugely successful during his own...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellarmine Museum of Art
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Sponsor: Bellarmine Museum of Art
Telephone: 203-254-4046
Contact Name: Tiffany Davidson
Website »

More information

Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at...

Cost: Adults: $5, Students&Seniors $3, Under Five Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield , CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598
Website »

More information

Experience the fashions of 1889 now through May 2015 as the Historical Society opens its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, in celebration of the Society’s 125th anniversary. The...

Cost: $5.00 Admission

Where:
New Canaan Historic Society
13 Oenoke Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: New Canaan Historic Society
Telephone: 203.966.1776
Contact Name: Nicole Thelen
Website »

More information

Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War...

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598

More information

Fairfield Chamber Commerce Event Wine tasting, light bites and a delightful silent action  Please register in advance:...

Cost: $60.00

Where:
The Historic Burr Mansion
739 Old Post Road
Fairfield , CT  06824
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Sponsor: Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 203-255-1011
Contact Name: Krista McCormack
Website »

More information

Luck be a lady tonight! Times Square's most colorful characters make their first appearance at Goodspeed in a brassy new staging of the American musical comedy classic. The bet of a lifetime...

Cost: varies

Where:
Goodspeed Opera House
East Haddam, CT  06423


Sponsor: Goodspeed Musicals
Telephone: (860) 873-8668
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery presents “Boom,” a new exhibit at the Maritime Gallery, running from April 29 through July 31, 2015. ...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
Maritime Garage Gallery
11 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT  06854
View map »


Sponsor: Norwalk Parking Authority
Telephone: 203-831-9063
Contact Name: Norwalk Parking Authority
Website »

More information

Gari Melchers:  An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad will be on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art from March 5 - May 22, 2015. Hugely successful during his own...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bellarmine Museum of Art
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Sponsor: Bellarmine Museum of Art
Telephone: 203-254-4046
Contact Name: Tiffany Davidson
Website »

More information

Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War...

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598

More information

Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at...

Cost: Adults: $5, Students&Seniors $3, Under Five Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield , CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598
Website »

More information

Experience the fashions of 1889 now through May 2015 as the Historical Society opens its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, in celebration of the Society’s 125th anniversary. The...

Cost: $5.00 Admission

Where:
New Canaan Historic Society
13 Oenoke Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT  06840
View map »


Sponsor: New Canaan Historic Society
Telephone: 203.966.1776
Contact Name: Nicole Thelen
Website »

More information

Friday, May 1, 2015   Hyatt Regency 1800 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT  6:30pm start.   Honored Guest:  Gary Hirshberg, Chairman and Co-Founder, Stonyfield...

Cost: $500 individual ticket

Where:
Grand Hyatt
1800 East Putnam Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT  06870
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Sponsor: Mt. Sinai Hospital Greening Our Children
Website »

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Music on the Hill and the Pequot Library present “Shakespeare at the Library,” a concert of the Music on the Hill Chamber Chorus performing words of The Bard in a variety of musical...

Cost: $20 in advance; $30 at the door

Where:
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890
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Sponsor: Pequot Library with Music on the Hill
Telephone: (203) 536-2601
Contact Name: Ellen
Website »

More information

Luck be a lady tonight! Times Square's most colorful characters make their first appearance at Goodspeed in a brassy new staging of the American musical comedy classic. The bet of a lifetime...

Cost: varies

Where:
Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St
East Haddam, CT  06423
View map »


Sponsor: Goodspeed Musicals
Telephone: (860) 873-8668
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at...

Cost: Adults: $5, Students&Seniors $3, Under Five Free

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield , CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598
Website »

More information

Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War...

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT  06824
View map »


Telephone: 203-259-1598

More information

Fred Astaire dance studios in Southport will be hosting a live music event on May 2nd. Orchestra Afinke will headline the evening from 8-10pm . Fred Astaire dance Studios in...

Cost: 30pp

Where:
Fred Astaire Dance Studios
3300 Post Rd
FAIRFIELD, CT  06890
View map »


Telephone: 203-254-8250
Contact Name: Henry
Website »

More information

Luck be a lady tonight! Times Square's most colorful characters make their first appearance at Goodspeed in a brassy new staging of the American musical comedy classic. The bet of a lifetime...

Cost: varies

Where:
Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St
East Haddam, CT  06423
View map »


Sponsor: Goodspeed Musicals
Telephone: (860) 873-8668
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

Luck be a lady tonight! Times Square's most colorful characters make their first appearance at Goodspeed in a brassy new staging of the American musical comedy classic. The bet of a lifetime...

Cost: varies

Where:
Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St
East Haddam, CT  06423
View map »


Sponsor: Goodspeed Musicals
Telephone: (860) 873-8668
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

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