Community Bulletin Board
- Greater Waterbury Restaurant Week
- New England Brewing Co Beer Dinner
- Let It Be at The Palace
- Independent Party Nominates Lessard for State Rep in 75th
- Hurry Down Gunntown
- Legislative Dinner on March 14th
- 2016 Travelers Walk MS
- Falls Village Mountaineer 5k
- New CEO at Post University
- Women Composers Festival in Hartford
- Sons and Daughters of Italy Scholarship
- Billy Elliot Auditions
Community Bulletin Board
Vasilios Kaloidis believes Greater Waterbury has plenty of restaurants with cuisine excellent enough to match the best restaurants anywhere in the state. “We have 25 to 30 great restaurants in Greater Waterbury, just like other areas,” said Kaloidis, who owns two restaurants in the region, Vasi’s Restaurant & Bar and Spartan Restaurant & Bar and chairman of the Chamber’s Restaurant Week Committee. The Waterbury area restaurants, however, “are larger, have better parking, and are centrally located between two highways,” Interstate 84 and Route 8. To help spread the word, the Waterbury Regional Chamber has partnered with many of its member restaurants to create the first Greater Waterbury Restaurant Week, to be held Sunday, September 11 through Friday September 16.
Direct from Broadway and London's West End, the international hit production Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles made its North American debut with an eight-week U.S. and Canadian tour during the Spring of 2015. Now, the celebrated show that has been seen by over two million people worldwide is introducing a brand new production for the 2016 touring season, which will close out the Waterbury Palace Theater’s 2015-2016 Webster Broadway Series with three performances, Apr.
The Independent Party announced at their caucus on Sunday March 20 that Lisa M. Lessard was unanimously chosen to be their candidate in a special election for State Representative in the 75th District in Waterbury.
War, revolution, a land battle, a stolen boy threatened by a secret British agent, and a family frantic to get their son back are the dynamic subject matter of Hurry Down Gunntown. Set in 18th century New England and arching to the new millennia on some of the same land, two riveting stories become one continuous narrative. Spanning more than two centuries, the most compelling aspect is that it all really happened right here in turbulent New England.
On Monday, March 14, the Waterbury Regional Chamber will host its 2016 Legislative Dinner from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., with dinner and program at 6:30 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 1284 Strongtown Road in Southbury. Held annually, this event provides businesspeople from throughout the Chamber’s 14-town region an exclusive opportunity to directly hear keynote speaker, State of Connecticut State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, discuss priorities for the state’s business community.
The Region 1 Athletic Fund is proud to announce the 2nd annual Falls Village Mountaineer 5k, the road race that gives back to Region 1 student athletes. Join us on April 10, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School and shake off the winter blues with a fun run or walk with friends and family. Last year, 132 runners completed the inaugural event. Along with the generosity of our great sponsors, we raised over $5,000.00 for our Northwest Corner athletes.
Post University, a career-driven university and major provider of online education based in Waterbury, Conn., announced that John L. Hopkins has been named Chief Executive Officer of the University. Tom Samph, Ph.D., who has served as Post University’s Chief Executive Officer since 2004, will continue as a Board of Trustees member and also serve as Chancellor.
The 16th annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford will be held March 10th-13th, 2016! This year’s festival will feature a 12-hour marathon of music by women composers as part of the organization’s mission to provide an educational and entertaining platform for the promotion of women’s music. The Women Composers Festival of Hartford will open at 7:30pm on Thursday, March 10th at St. Patrick-St.