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Some really fun things to do and great organizations to support!
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So, what will you see this weekend at the movies?
This weekend at the box Office has a TON of competition!!! Currently as of this morning the Top 5 movies in the country are as follows:
5. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom making over $16.1 million and a grand total so far since its release over $363.6 million dollars!
4. Incredibles 2 making over $16.2 million dollars and since its release $535.8 million dollars
3. Skyscraper making over $29.5 million dollars since its release last weekend
2. Ant-Man and the Wasp making over $29 million and over $133 million since its release!
1. The number one movie in America right now is Sony's animated hit Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation making over $45 million so far!!!!
This weekend it's The Equalizer 2 with Denzel Washington ! I LOVED that TV show and he is GREAT as Robert McCall, take a look at the next installment , take a look!
Then , put on your dancing shoes and spandex jumpsuit and get ready for Mamma Mia 2 with an amazing all star cast, call me crazy but I think this has the legs to be in the Top 3..... Cher, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfried, Andy Garcia AND MORE!!!
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There are a TON of events going on this weekend and lots of Fireworks too, like the Newington Extravaganza at Mill Pond Park!
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EVENT 1: TONIGHT Help us feed Connecticut pets in need! If you're attending the Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town concert at Xfinity Theatre in Hartford - -we will be collecting pet food, pet supplies, and cash donations to benefit no kill animal shelters in CT --- Let’s fill the little red wagon with food and supplies to help animals in need – PLUS everyone who brings food and supplies will be in a drawing and one lucky person will get a pair of VIP tickets to the show AND meet Miranda Lambert! All donated food items and cash donations will go to no kill shelters in the state!
EVENT 2: Tonight 21 and over PLEASE Sun Tequila Tasting at Mohegan Sun in the Earth Ballroom, from 8-11pm
EVENT 3: It's going to be a jazzy weekend in the capital city with the 27th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz at Bushnell Park!
EVENT 4: Sunday don't miss the 8th Annual Ride for Independence! My handsome friend is Fidelco's PR Dog Kane! It's a motorcycle ride that begins and ends at Fidelco’s Bloomfield campus.
It’s a great event that supports Fidelco Guide Dogs program for blind veterans. It features a police-escorted ride with two Grand Marshals, Rob Dibble and Jamie “Bear” McDonald.
This great event supports our blind veterans! Please visit fidelco.org for details and to register. That’s fidelco.org. And remember, it’s a family-friendly event with Bear’s BBQ for lunch and live music by Dave O’Hagan and Witchdoctors.
For MORE events around our state please visit my Better Weekend Blog at BetterCT.com and give me a follow on social media at @MyCTcommunity!
Now go out and make it a Better Weekend!