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Simply Local Connecticut is a group with the following goal: “to revive, rejuvenate, and renew Connecticut towns and communities by promoting our philosophy of ‘Live, Give, and Shop Local’.”
Monday’s Getting Local Tip of the Week was ways to plan a “staycation” in Connecticut this summer. Are you planning to go away or make the most of the Connecticut this summer?
The Fairfield, Conn. Sports Facebook page posted a recap of Sunday’s Junior Babe Ruth Prep East League baseball game between Fairfield Bigelow Tea and Trumbull’s Merritt Insurance team:
“After a 10-9 loss to Bellows Chiropractic on Wednesday, Fairfield Bigelow Tea was looking to bounce back. On Sunday morning, the No. 4 team in the Jr. Babe Ruth Prep East league did just that, defeating Merritt Insurance (Trumbull) 10-4 on Sunday morning.”
The official Facebook page of commented on the recent honor bestowed upon the school’s bookstore in Fairfield Center -- it was named Connecticut’s Best Bookstore by CT.com.
“We had a feeling.....woo hoo the Bookstore gets CT.com's ‘best of’ -- Come down and check out what everyone is raving about....more than just a bookstore, an experience!”
The Brick Walk posts the next day’s flavors every evening on Facebook. Customers can look forward to these cupcakes Tuesday:
“Flavors for 6/5: Red Velvet, Pink Velvet, Cannoli Cream, Elvis in the Shack, Boston Cream, Hostess Look-A-Like and Strawberry Daiquirie!”
The league is hosting a book drive at the Sportsplex@Fairfield through June 11 -- drop off your old books:
“Our book drive at the #Sportsplex was in the Suzy Said Buzz today ... remember to drop of your books between now & June 11! #Fairfield http://suzysaid.com/fairfield/index.php?page=stories&family=give&display=19561”
The nearby concert venue announced Monday a major event to look forward to in December:
“Another HUGE Concert Announcement here at Webster Bank Arena...Don't miss Neil Young and Crazy Horse touring together for the first time in eight years supported by Patti Smith on December 4th! For more info check out http://ow.ly/bm987”
The Post Road pizza joint announced its second annual “Hot Oil 5k”:
“The 2nd Annual Colony Grill "Hot Oil" Post Road 5K Road Race is scheduled for Sunday, November 11, 2012. Registration and official race information will be posted in late June.”
Looking for some volunteer hours? VolunteerSquare posted the following to the organization’s Facebook page:
“Sharpen your writing skills through volunteer work! Kids Helping Kids CT needs a copy writer!”
Cyclists can enjoy group rides with and its patrons -- but take note of the following schedule change:
“Reminder: Group ride times have changed! Since it is now warmer and lighter out in the mornings, our group rides from Physical Synergy will now be departing at 5:45am, Mon/Wed/Fri :)”
Dry, a blow dry bar, opened in Southport in May. According to the salon’s Facebook page, Dry specializes in “blow outs, updos, facial waxing, lash tinting and makeup.” Be sure “Like” Dry on Facebook for hours, updates, and additional information.