Community News

If you are a non-profit organization who would like to promote upcoming events, we'd like to help!

E-mail yourtown@drcfm.com and include a detailed script in 100 words or less telling us about your event. Include details of what the event is, where it will be held, what time and date, a contact number and any other relevant information. Your information will be shared online and may also be included in on air announcements, though air time cannot be guaranteed and events are selected for inclusion at the sole discretion of our programming department based on content and availability.

Please allow up to 48 hours for your submission to be posted online and send us your information at least 2 weeks prior to the event for best results.

We also have a half-hour public affairs program called "Your Town" that airs on Sunday mornings at 6:30 AM focusing on local issues. If you are interested in being a guest of this program, place YOUR TOWN in the subject field of your message.

For additional information and submissions, contact: yourtown@drcfm.com


2014 North Branford Potato and Corn Festival

The 2014 North Branford Potato and Corn Festival takes place Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 3 on Route 22 in North Branford.  Hours: Thursday and Friday 4 pm - 11 pm, Saturday 9 am - 11 pm, Sunday 9 am - 6 pm.
Experience rides, food and crafting vendors, potato sack races, corn shucking, tractor pulls, a classic car show, a 5k road race, and many bands/entertainment.
Spectacular fireworks, some say among the best in the state, occurs on Saturday night.   
Don’t forget the baked potatoes and roasted corn.
For more information visit: http://www.nbpotatofest.com/ or call 203-484-6017

 


Ronnie Wood: Art and Music

Best known as a musician with The Rolling Stones and formerly with the Faces, Ronnie Wood is also an accomplished artist whose work is on exhibit at the William Benton Museum of Art at UConn from March 28th through August 10th.  The exhibition features an exciting selection of paintings, lithographs, and pen-and-ink drawings by Wood as well as photographs and an exclusive message from him while he and The Stones are on their “14 on Fire” tour of Australia and Asia. Admission to the Benton is always free.  For more information,  visit the Benton Museum website at Benton.uconn.edu.

 

 


Farmington Near Death Support Group

On the second Monday of each month there is a Near Death Experience Support Group Meeting in Farmington at 16 Munson Road, that's behind the Uconn Health Center from 7:00pm till 9:00pm and is open to anyone who has had an experience or interested in the phenomenon.
It is free and guests are invited to participate or just listen. To be put on the email list call 203-932-0790, that's 203-932-0790.

 

 

 


UCONN Health Center Events

The University of Connecticut Health Center offers free or reduced price programs designed to help the community stay healthy and informed. Click here for more information.