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Poetic Stylings At The Ferguson Library: Marianela Medrano

Marianela Medrano, published poet and activist, will share her work, including a recent piece published in the Afro-Latino anthology, ¡Manteca!  Other poets featured in the anthology, including Carmen Bardeguez-Brown and  Melissa Castillo-Garsow, will also be present at the Library’s Poetic Stylings program. Time/Date Saturday, July 29, 2017, 2:00pm Location Ferguson Library Ernest A. DiMattia, Jr.…
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10th Annual Back to School Free Giveaway

Date/Time: Sunday, August 27th, 2017, 3:00pm Location: Klein Memorial Auditorium 910 Fairfield Ave Bridgeport, CT 06605 Backpacks (K–12th grade) School Supplies (K–12th grade) School Uniforms (K–6th grade) For more information call 203-338-0781 Download the flyer
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The Kennedy Center’s Park City Youth Project

The Kennedy Center has a fantastic, FREE opportunity for Bridgeport teens ages 14-18 to explore career options, learn pre-employment skills, meet with local leaders in different industries, go on cultural trips and enjoy art and recreation activities and pursue volunteer projects. The program, Park City Youth Project (PCYP) will meet at Housatonic Community College from…
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Marc Anthony Performing at Webster Bank Arena

A portion of the proceeds will benefit BCYL. Purchase a ticket for the concert using the offer code CARIBE, and a donation of $10 per ticket will go to BCYL! Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800.745.3000 or at the Webster Bank Arena Box Office. Date/Time: August 25th, 2017, 8:00pm Location…
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Get Involved with Green Village Initiative This Week!

Volunteer with us this Saturday, July 29th as we rebuild 509 Arctic Street Community Garden in Bridgeport from 9:00am-12:00pm! Please RSVP at media@gogvi.org or call (203)-227-5320. Youth under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who will stay by their side while they volunteer. Be sure to bring a water bottle, a snack, and sunscreen. Please visit…
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Downtown Thursdays: Free Bridgeport Summer Music Series

  Downtown Thursdays is a FREE weekly outdoor summer concert series that happens every Thursday at McLevy Green (5:30-9PM) in Downtown Bridgeport.  The ILuvBPT Concert Series for 2017 runs from July 13 to August 31. Downtown Thursdays features local and area musicians. Lawn chairs and leashed pets are welcome! Invite your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors, and…
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Crumbling Concrete Foundations

In July of 2015, Governor Malloy called on the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) and Office of the Attorney General to conduct an investigation into crumbling concrete foundations. Upwards of 550 homeowners have reported deteriorating foundations to the DCP and the investigation is currently ongoing. The DCP website contains information for Connecticut homeowners dealing with this problem.…
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Soulsa Sunset Cruise sets sail July 20

As usual, our supporters were ahead of us. They have been asking about this year's sunset cruise on the Bridgeport-Port Jefferson ferry. Well, here is what we know so far. Mark your calendars for July 20, and for the rain date of July 27. Because we love Soul and Salsa, we're calling it the Soulsa…
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