Archive for April, 2012|Monthly archive page

Chester Gallery Presents: Choices by Peter Harron

In Art, Chester CT Events on April 16, 2012 at 10:26 am

C  H  E  S  T  E  R

G  A  L  L  E  R  Y





Artist Reception

Friday, May 4th. from 5-7

76 Main Street

Chester, CT

Tues. thru Sat. 10 – 5                      

Goodspeed Opera House Presents: Mame

In Near By Events, Theatre on April 15, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Due to popular demand Mame has been Extended!


April 20– July 7, 2012

Come along for the madcap adventures of Auntie Mame and her adoring nephew. Surrounded by an eccentric cast of characters, she celebrates the Roaring 20s, overcomes tragedy and sails through life without missing a fad or a dance step. Jerry Herman’s delightful score is packed with favorites “Bosom Buddies,” “We Need a Little Christmas” and more. Brimming with optimism and zest, Mame will keep you laughing while warming your heart!

Goodspeed Opera House
PO Box A, 6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423
Seating Chart

Purchase Tickets

Wed/Thurs 2:00pm & 7:30 pm
Fri 8:00 pm
Sat 3:00 & 8:00 pm
Sun 2:00 & 6:30 pm

Meet the Cast of Mame with Richard Ridge of Broadwayworld TV

Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis and the play “Auntie Mame” by
Lawrence and Lee
Directed by
Ray Roderick
Choreographed by Vince Pesce

G – General Audiences

Meet The Author of Creating Healthy Children April 26, 2012

In Books, Chester CT Events, Dining, Health on April 15, 2012 at 5:03 pm

Lisa Sobolewski, owner of JUSTFOOD our new raw juice bar in Chester, met Karen Ranzi while living in Costa Rica and is thrilled to kick-off JUSTFOOD’s season of events with her in Chester!

Karen Ranzi MA, renowned Raw Food Expert and author will be offering an informational talk on: Creating Healthy Children

The conversation will include such topics as:
* Pregnancy Nutrition and Lactation
* Learn healthy nutrition for infants, toddlers, older children and teenagers.
* Receive lots of fun tips to get your family on board for increasing the nutrient-dense fresh plant foods in their diets.
* Guidance on increasing your child’s physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well being.
* Learn how to manage your child’s weight, relieve allergy symptoms, and increase attention span through solid nutritional principles.
* What to do when your child is sick.
* How to deal with party food and keeping your child on a healthy track.

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 pre-registration by 4/19. After, $20
Pre-register and receive 20% off Karen’s book ($20 instead of $25)

To reserve a spot we’re accepting payment in advance.
To pay/register visit JUSTFOOD, contact, or call (203) 218-3701.
We accept payments over the phone.

*The valuable information in this conversation is for everyone, children and adults.

Leiva Jewelry Spring Trunk Show

In Chester CT Events, Shopping on April 15, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Mandy Carroll Leiva unviels her new collection

Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th
11am – 6pm

Lori Warner Gallery is pleased to again welcome Mandy to the gallery to show some of her new work inspired by travels to Argentina. This two day event will unveil a new Spring collection bursting with color and new designs in colored diamonds, sapphires, tourmaline and more.

they’ll also have a limited number of past collections on sale for Friday and Saturday only.
The perfect Mother’s Day present! We hope you can join us!

Robbie Collomore Music Series Presents Iva Bittova April 22, 2012

In Chester CT Events, Music on April 15, 2012 at 11:50 am

Who: Moravian-born Iva Bittova, vocalist, violinist, avant-garde performer

What: Featured musician at the third concert of the 38th season of the Robbie Collomore Concert Series

Where: Chester Meetinghouse

When:  Sunday, April 22 at 5 p.m.

Iva Bittova is renowned for giving unique performances that draw upon her training in drama, classical violin and singing. Influenced by jazz, rock, Czechoslovakian folk music and classical violin training, Bittova creates vocal and violin sounds than have always been described as thrilling and impossible to categorize. As expected from an actress featured in a Czech film nominated for an Academy Award in 2004, her performances have a dramatic cohesion that is spellbinding. She will be accompanied by George Mraz, jazz bassist and alto saxophonist.

The Collomore Concert Series bring high-caliber, visiting musicians to Chester four times a year. Each performance is followed by a simple reception to mingle with and meet other music lovers and the performer. Tickets are $21 for adults and $5 for students. For information and tickets, call 860-526-5162 or visit Iva Bittova’s performance is sponsored by First Niagara Bank.

JUSTFOOD Opening April 4, 2012

In Chester Business, Dining, Health on April 1, 2012 at 9:17 am

Things just keep getting healthier in  Chester, CT. We are happy to be welcoming JUSTFOOD to town. JUSTFOOD, is an organic juice and raw chocolate bar (they will also be selling smoothies, healthy sweet treats, and kitchen tools.). Their Grand Opening is Wednesday, April 4, 2012. You will find them inside The Local Beet at 1 Main St.

JUSTFOOD is a contemporary raw vegan culinary service offering:
Delivery of JUSTfood, JUSTjuice and JUSTchocolate
Catering for private events and dinner parties
Raw food workshops and demonstrations
JUSTjuice cleanses
Lifestyle and health coaching

JUSTFOOD is about nourishment and how everything that we as human beings take into ourselves – physically, sensorially, mentally, spiritually – effects us and our broader connection to each other and the planet. JUSTFOOD was conceived by Lisa Sobolewski for the purpose of promoting a way of life that supports our highest nature. Lisa blends a love of nature with raw food for new experiences and original culinary creations.

JUSTFOOD products are made from whole, living food – hand selected and ethically sourced – and prepared with the essential ingredients of love, intelligence, and kindness.

Stay connected with them to hear about upcoming food demonstrations, health talks, and an array of exciting events to come!

To see JUSTFOOD creations and connect with our news please visit:
To find out about ongoing health-conscious events that serve and uplift our communities please visit: