Weekends In Connecticut!

Better Weekends!

Movies first!

Senior Moment is adorable! FYI – William Shatner just turned 90 and is a leading man in this movie along with Jean Smart and Christopher Lloyd! After drag racing in his vintage convertible in Palm Springs, a retired NASA test pilot loses his license and learns to navigate love and life again.

Dame Judy Dench gives a powerful performance in Six Minutes to Midnight: UK, Aug. 15, 1939: 17 days before WWII, an English teacher and his camera disappear on a coastal boarding school with 20 German teen girls. Miller gets the job 6 days later, secretly trying to find out what happened.

And I personally recommend watching Genius: Aretha - Soul legend Aretha Franklin received the television-miniseries treatment with the third installment of National Geographic's Genius anthology series, but the first about a woman, following seasons on Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso. You can watch the first episode on demand now to catch up to date this Sunday!

This weekend Passover begins and it’s Palm Sunday - for the best Spring and Religious Movies, check out our Better Weekend Blog: The top on the list is The Greatest Story Ever Told with Max von Sydow and Charlton Heston, in the lengthy epic that portrays the life of Jesus Christ from his birth in Bethlehem to his crucifixion and resurrection.

NOW to activities! This weekend rounds off National Agriculture Week and here in Ct the Department of Agriculture just unveiled a new site and look to help you find local growers, famers! Visit ctgrown.org to find farmers markets and more near you this weekend!

Across CT there are Easter Egg Hunts,, Drives and activities, like the Easter Egg Drive Through at Ray of Light Farm in East Haddam! Happening this and next weekend! Reservations are required and the times will differ on Easter Sunday. Be sure to stop for candy filled eggs along the enchanted bunny trail. See live animals, farm-friendly characters, and Easter bunnies galore as you drive through in the safety and comfort of your own car. Candy and treats are for the children in your car only. – visit our Better Weekend Blog to get connected for more fun!

And how about a unique way to end your weekend? Under the ‘Sap’ Moon Night Hike at the Roaring Brook Nature Center!~ A guided walk under a full moon. This moon was known to Native Americans as the Full ‘Sap’ Moon, as it marks the time when maple sap begins to flow and the annual tapping of maple trees begins. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. Cost: $10 each / $30 family of four MASKS & RESERVATIONS REQUIRED visit : www.roaringbrok.org

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