Easton Library Celebrates Diverse Voices

Library Director Lynn Zaffino — Photo by Richard Falco

The Easton Public Library is celebrating diversity with an ongoing exhibit featuring lawn signs that highlight the voices of famous leaders.

The exhibit, titled “Voices of Diversity,” features a series of 60 signs on Continue reading “Easton Library Celebrates Diverse Voices”

Holiday Cookie Bake Sale This Weekend

The Congregational Church of Easton is having its annual cookie bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. If you preordered, please remember to pick up your orders between these hours.

It is still not too late to get an assorted box. Just show up on the day of the sale! Continue reading “Holiday Cookie Bake Sale This Weekend”

Public Menorah Lighting Tonight

Congregation Mishkan Israel cordially will hold the 36th Annual Menorah Lighting on the Easton Town Green this evening at 6:00 PM.

A little light can dispel a lot of darkness. Let your inner light shine as we gather to light the menorah promoting the spreading of light, good deeds, Continue reading “Public Menorah Lighting Tonight”

Community Invited to Christ Church Easton Tree Lighting Saturday, Dec. 4

A Holiday Season of Giving, Sharing, and Community

The holiday season provides a time of community, love, and hope. But the holidays can also be a difficult time, especially for those grieving and/or struggling financially. Debt, poverty, hunger and homelessness have only been Continue reading “Community Invited to Christ Church Easton Tree Lighting Saturday, Dec. 4”

EVENT CANCELED: Easton Community Center Hosts Breakfast With Santa

EDITORS’ NOTE: The following message was sent by the ECC about this weekend’s events:

Ho ho ho! Santa Claus will be making an early debut in Easton on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Easton Community Center, 364 Sport Hill Rd.

The “Breakfast with Santa” event Continue reading “EVENT CANCELED: Easton Community Center Hosts Breakfast With Santa”

‘Jonah and the Whale’ Children’s Performance at UU Westport and ZOOM

The Children’s Choir of the Unitarian Universalist congregation in Westport is pleased to offer its adaptation of Pote and McCann’s musical about Jonah and the Whale, on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 10 a.m.

The program will be the main part of the Sunday worship service, replacing the minister’s Continue reading “‘Jonah and the Whale’ Children’s Performance at UU Westport and ZOOM”

Hannukah Message 2021

Chanukah, which began last night, is known as the Festival of Lights. It is an occasion for families to join together at home in lighting eight branched candelabras known as Chanukiyot, singing songs, and eating delicious foods such as latkes (potato pancakes) and jelly doughnuts. Continue reading “Hannukah Message 2021”

The Last Sunday in November

The television cameras were rolling at 11:21AM Central Standard Time, twenty-four November 1963 when a man emerged from the crowd and appeared to gun down a prisoner in the basement of the Dallas Police Department as he was being transferred to another detention facility. What seemed Continue reading “The Last Sunday in November”

Red Maple Outside My Window

There’s a red maple outside my window 

And today it is my friend. 

I think it’s part of the eternal plan: sustenance 

Providing what I need 

On this gray afternoon 

Approaching winter 

Its star-like leaves point in all directions 

Filling the space around slender dark Continue reading “Red Maple Outside My Window”

Voices From Thanksgivings Past

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday that relies on the comfort of family traditions. The menus, the dishware, the players and the roles they perform are frequently the same from year to year. Covid upended them for a while, but it feels like many of our holiday rituals will Continue reading “Voices From Thanksgivings Past”