Easton Cookbook Heating Up

To commemorate Easton’s 175th anniversary, Citizens for Easton will produce a compendium of treasured recipes featuring locally sourced products from Easton’s farms. The decision was made when plans for the annual CFE Farm Tour were cancelled.

CFE is seeking family recipes and Continue reading “Easton Cookbook Heating Up”

Easton Raises Gay Pride Flag for First Time

For the first time in Easton’s history, the gay pride flag is flying above Town Hall. Fairfield, Conn. resident John Brannelly Jr. donated the flag. He reached out to all six towns in the greater Bridgeport area, asking if each would raise the flag in June to celebrate pride month. Continue reading “Easton Raises Gay Pride Flag for First Time”

Juneteenth Celebration Highlights Historic Importance of the Day

Easton celebrated Juneteenth with music, history lessons, and socially distant picnicking. The goal was to bring together the community to meet neighbors and learn about the history and traditions of Juneteenth. More details about the history of the day can be found in our announcement Continue reading “Juneteenth Celebration Highlights Historic Importance of the Day”

The Ecology of James Prosek

Easton Front Porch

Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of James Prosek’s work is that while he is telling his own story, he’s also telling another story: the relationship between living organisms and their natural habitats. James’ passion and enthusiasm for the planet and all of Continue reading “The Ecology of James Prosek”

Easton’s 175th Anniversary Logo Contest Starts Today!

The Easton175 Committee is looking for a logo for Easton’s 175th Anniversary to be used in all media, including online, print, merchandise and other visual collateral in relation to the 175th Anniversary campaign and celebrations.

The committee has many special celebrations planned Continue reading “Easton’s 175th Anniversary Logo Contest Starts Today!”

Easton Bids Farewell to Balloon Messages

In appreciation for her cheerful and airy contributions to Easton residents and neighbors, a drive by parade was held to honor and thank Patty Jurielewicz, AKA “The Balloon Lady.”

In these recent months of sadness and frustration, Jurgielewicz brightened the mood with imaginative Continue reading “Easton Bids Farewell to Balloon Messages”

Video: Fox Family Presents ‘Living Room Theater’

In response to Covid-19 putting a pause on live theater, Concord Theatricals and Playbill recently teamed up to host the #LivingRoomTheatre challenge. In an attempt to encourage families to create together during this uncharted time, they made downloadable scenes available from classic scripts Continue reading “Video: Fox Family Presents ‘Living Room Theater’”

Turn Old Books into Decorative Objects

If ever there was a book perfect for keeping families creatively busy, it is Julia Rubio’s “Upcycling Books: Decorative Objects.” After books have been read, lent to friends, returned, and put back onto your bookshelves that are at least two or three rows deep, many are then headed Continue reading “Turn Old Books into Decorative Objects”

A Grandpa’s Response to Social Distancing

A Grandpa’s Invitation

In time, we will come together again.
You will come to our house.
We will have corned beef and cabbage,
or shrimp scampi.
We will celebrate.
I will play and sing for you “O, Danny Boy,”
a plaintiff “Danny Boy,”
sung by an old man, whose tenor has left him,
but whose Continue reading “A Grandpa’s Response to Social Distancing”

This Week at the Easton Library

If you haven’t seen the Easton Public Library’s Virtual Art Show, be sure to check it out! It is an eclectic mix of 34 talented artists, representing photography, painting, mixed media, illustration, collage, blown glass, and more.

And be on the lookout for a virtual version Continue reading “This Week at the Easton Library”