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    Why sit around all day waiting for the Super Bowl at 7pm when you can kick off your Sunday at Chilifest.  Enjoy unlimited sampling of 18 different chilis from twelve local...
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    If you love chocolate, then you should not miss attending the In Love & Chocolate fundraiser at the Shelton CT. Sample delectable chocolate creations from top CT confectioners, sip on bubbly...
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    SOUPSTOCK Music and Arts Festival is the annual fundraising event for the Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund. This family oriented event features many fun-filled sights, sounds and tastes to entertain...
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The Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) public charity which seeks to promote the education of young people in art, music, theater, skilled craft and other creative pursuits.

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