• News for Community

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    Scarecrow Building Contest: On Saturday, September 28th Guilford Parks & Recreation and Guilford Youth & Family Services will hold its annual Scarecrow Building Contest.  Businesses will have an opportunity to build a scarecrow that represents their business which will then be displayed on the town green.  $25.00 fee per scarecrow.  Please bring your scarecrow to the green (across from Page’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
     Blackstone Library and ERACE Receive Funding to Provide Digital Skills TrainingBranford, Conn.: The American Library Association (ALA) announced that the James Blackstone Memorial Library, in partnership with East Shore Region Adult & Continuing Education (ERACE), has been selected to participate in Libraries Lead with Digital Skills, an initiative of ALA and the Public Library Association (PLA), ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Pilobolus, U.S. Coast Guard Band Among 73 Artists in Guilford Performing Arts Festival  GUILFORD, Conn. — The internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus, the United States Coast Guard Band, the Latin-Grammy Award-winning Afro Bop Alliance and author Carlos Eire headline the Guilford Performing Arts Festival, which will take place September 26-29 in Guilford, Connecticut.  A total of 73 ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, September 13, 2019
    Gather, a new pop-up space on the Branford Green in the former Waiting Station, has added several events for the fall and beyond to its calendar. September events include a ribbon-cutting with the Shoreline Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. followed by a Fall Vendor Pop-Up Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29. The pop-up market will feature local ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, September 09, 2019
    Madison Lyric Stage  MADISON LYRIC STAGE PRESENTS A FREE EVENING OF MUSICAL THEATER AND OPERA FAVORITES AT THE GUILFORD PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 AT 9:00 P.M. AT CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GUILFORD  Marc Deaton and John Johmann Will Perform Alongside Members of the Madison Lyric Stage Emerging Artists Program  Madison, CT – September 9, 2019 – Madison Lyric Stage, an ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Gather is seeking the most creative people on the shoreline to participate in our Fall Vendor Pop-Up Market from Thursday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, Sept. 29. Gather, located on the corner of the Branford Green, is looking for crafters or artisans with a modern aesthetic to bring unique pieces to their booth at our fall market, which will be held during the Blackstone Library's annual book sale – a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    MADISON LYRIC STAGE PRESENTS FAIRYTALE OPERA HANSEL AND GRETEL AT THE HISTORIC DEACON JOHN GRAVE HOUSE FOR EIGHT PERFORMANCES OCTOBER 4 - 13  Audiences Can Expect Gingerbread Cookies, Witch’s Stew and Even Perhaps a Fright or Two  Madison, CT – August 28, 2019 – Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will present the classic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    Fall registration begins NOW (non-residents August 28th)!  View the full brochure at: http://www.guilfordparkrec.com/wp-content/uploads/fall-2019.pdf   Upcoming Special Events:  CSN Songs – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Tribute Sunday, August 25; 6:30 - 8:00pm on the Guilford GreenThe harmonies of Crosby, Stills, Nash &Young will be on our stage featuring Suite: Judy Blue Eyes, Cinnamon Girl, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 19, 2019
        The catalogues are out and it’s time to register for fall programs with the Schiller Shoreline Institute for Lifelong Learning!  A rich array of educational programs is available for your choosing! Registration begins August 22.  All are welcome to sign up for membership and individual programs, including 34 lectures, 7 trips, 3 concerts, 4 book discussions and 13 movies. SSILL’s mission ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    Contact Peter Hawes: gpafest@gmail.com • 203-675-5630GUILFORD, Connecticut—The internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus will perform, teach in the public schools, and hold dance and movement classes for the public as part of the 2019 Guilford Performing Arts Festival.   Pilobolus will present a full-company performance of “Come to Your Senses” and other works at the Guilford High School ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
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