Dee Kaye Silverleaf and her Ducky Life Tea will be among nearly 70 restaurants, caterers and beverage purveyors participating in Fairfield County Eats! The event, benefiting the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, will be held Wednesday, April 27, at the Stamford Italian Center from 6 to 9 pm. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the food bank's website.
St. John's Lutheran Church, at 884 Newfield Ave., will be awash in a colorful array of flowers and plants as well as gardening accessories and craft items when its Spring Fair and Garden Sale is held May 7 and 8. It is a fundraiser for the church and for the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Co-chairs Josephine Redding and John Geils are hoping to make this an annual event.
Jewish families in our community geared up for the Passover holiday with lots of activity. Leah Shemtov peeled, chopped and sliced in preparation for Seders at the Chabad House. More than 100 people shared dinner, which was open to the public, at the center's High Ridge Road location during the first two nights of the holiday. Meanwhile, a rare Haggadah, lushly illustrated by Polish-Jewish artist Arthur Szyk, a former New Canaan resident, will be displayed at the Harry Rosenbaum JHS Judaica Library at the Jewish Community Center during April, according to JHS's Gail Trell.
The Stamford MOMS club recently celebrated its 12th birthday with a gathering at Chestnut Hill Park. Founded by Regan Allan and Angela Davis, the club has four chapters in the city and more than 100 members. MOMS Club is an international organization that brings at-home mothers together through age-level playgroups, activity outings, mom's nights out and monthly chapter meetings with relevant speakers. Visit the Stamford MOMS website for more information.
Sending happy April birthday cheer to Jane Grein, Antonia Better-Wirz, Jyl Gallup, Sabrina Benjamin, Jerry Blair, Fern Schapiro and Gail Clear!
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