News release: A not-so-spooky, family-fun day filled with exotic and slithery creatures, edible bugs, exploding pumpkins, and a competitive Punkin’ Chunkin’ match between teams of area Boy Scout Troops will be showcased at Discovery Museum (4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport) this Saturday, October 29.
Entries Tagged as 'Discovery Museum'
October 25th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
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June 3rd, 2015 · 39 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
It’s noisy in Hartford on the last day of the legislative session. The State House in a 73-70 vote Wednesday morning passed a controversial two-year $40 billion spending plan with tax increases opposed by some of the state’s business giants threatening to leave Connecticut. The budget awaits Senate approval. All six members of the city’s […]
April 28th, 2015 · 2 Comments · News and Events
News release from State House: Bridgeport State Representatives Andre Baker (D-124th), Charlie Stallworth (D-126th), Jack Hennessy (D-127th), Christopher Rosario (D-128th), Steve Stafstrom (D-129th) and Ezequiel Santiago (D-130th) said the state budget approved by the Appropriations Committee restores many funding items that were slated to be cut under the Governor’s proposal.
November 21st, 2014 · 11 Comments · News and Events
To close a projected deficit of more than $50 million for the budget year that ends June 30, Governor Dan Malloy announced cuts on Thursday that impacted social services as well as tourism including the Discovery Museum and Beardsley Zoo. More from Ken Dixon, CT Post:
April 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The legendary folk duo Aztec Two-Step, Bridgeport’s own Rex Fowler and his songwriting collaborator Neal Shulman, is making a special appearance at the Discovery Museum on Park Avenue. Check it out! Renowned folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step will perform a magical acoustic concert under a celestial display of galaxies and light in the full dome planetarium […]
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August 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From the Discovery Museum: Is aviation history being rewritten? Now recognized by the internationally renowned publication Jane’s All The World’s Aircraft as the first to pilot a heavier-than-air aircraft two years before the Wright brothers, German immigrant Gustave Whitehead has captured the attention of Connecticut and the international aviation community as the debate of who […]
April 24th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The Connecticut Office of Tourism has launched a contest to name your favorite place in the state (no, not your favorite place to neck) and wouldn’t it surprise to create a Bridgeport buzz. Stamford, Hartford and New Haven are often highlighted in the state’s tourism campaign, while little ol’ state’s largest city (okay, it’s a […]
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April 22nd, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
It always intrigues when the state’s largest city serves as a convenient foil for political demagoguery, especially from one who seeks the office of mayor in New Haven. State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield, speaking at a mayoral forum in New Haven on Saturday, said the following according to the New Haven Independent when candidates were asked about […]
Tags: Beardsley Park·Beardsley Zoo·Bijou Theatre·Bridgeport Hospital·Captain's Cove Seaport·Discovery Museum·Downtown Cabaret Theatre·Housatonic Community College·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Morgan Kaolian·New Haven Independent·Seaside Park·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena