Have 15 minutes to spare the birds?

Join the 26th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), taking place Friday, February 17th, through Monday, February 20th. Bird and nature lovers everywhere, of all skill levels and all abilities, unite in the effort to tally as many of the world’s bird species as possible over these four days. This is a great activity to […]

The Poetry Corner

By Norah Christianson Poetry , nowadays especially, is not simple. And because it can be difficult, many people do not read it. Actually, many people actively dislike it. However, Ted Kooser, born in Ames, Iowa in 1939, writes extremely simple and beautiful poems of the everyday world in a manner we can all understand. He […]

Parents SEE (Supporting Educational Excellence)

10th Parents SEE Cohort in Stratford Starting in February Parents SEE is a 13 week training program focused on parent leadership in education. It was created by the Partners for Educational Leadership and the Connecticut Commission on Children to provide parents, grandparents, and guardians with the skills, tools, and understandings they need to become leaders, […]

Watercolor for Beginners

Saturdays February 4th – March 4th Sterling House Community Center 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn how to master the skills for painting in watercolor from color theory to painting your own fantasy, floral, still life, or beach scene. The 5 week hands on course starts on Saturday February 4th.  The course will take place […]

Calling All Thespians

SpongeBob Musical Auditions Co-Ed for 7th and 8th Graders Sponsored by Stratford Recreation and Flood and Wooster Middle Schools Auditions at Wooster Middles School will be on Monday, January 30th and Tuesday the 31st from 2:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.  Auditions will be in the Wooster Auditorium. Flood Middle School auditions will be on Wednesday […]

Stratford Hispanic Heritage Gala Fundraiser

Date: Saturday, February 11th from 7-11 p.m. Location: Marriott Hotel, Trumbull, Connecticut Our friends at the Stratford Hispanic Committee cordially invites you to “Una Noche de Maravilla y Esperanza” Scholarship Fundraiser Gala. Our goal is to increase cultural sensitivity, foster understanding and celebrate the literacy, music, and artistic expression of Hispanic cultures. We will have […]

Vicki Soto Early Learning Center

School Readiness for Ages 3-6 Years Stratford High School The Vicki Soto Early learning Center At Stratford High School is a learning resource lab for our high school students provided through a part-time preschool model that serves children ages 3-6 years on Tuesday, Thursdays, and Fridays. The program will begin February 7th from 9 a.m. […]

Stratford Salute

Audubon Accolades from “On the Wing” Cover Photo by Mark Brucker 2022 was a big year for Connecticut’s shorebirds and seabirds. From nest monitoring to bird banding to outreach on the beach and more, Audubon staff and volunteers worked hard to make sure the 2022 season was full of many significant conservation wins and accomplishments, […]

Holy Name of Jesus Food Pantry

Monday, January 23rd 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Connecticut Food Bank Please note that there have been changes made to the Holy Name food pantry. The food pantry will be sponsored by the Connecticut Food Bank, the Stratford Department of Health, and the YMCA The Food Bank will now take place on every other Monday, […]