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Here are 5 Things Going on This Weekend in Stamford:

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Before we get to the list, just a reminder that Saturday the 30th is the FINAL day you can head to the beaches and parks that require the beach stickers for free! Make sure to get your stickers for the 2016 season: http://www.stamfordct.gov/cashiering-permitting/pages/beach-sticker For most folks, you can do it right online.

Now, onto the 5 things happening this weekend:

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Curtain Call: Only three shows left to catch some amazing local talent perform in the one and only Little Shop of Horrors! This comedy has awesome music by Alan Menken (Little Mermaid, Beauty & the Beast, etc) and has a giant, singing, talking plant. What else could you ask for in a musical?! Final show dates are: Thursday, Friday and Saturday. For tickets and info: http://www.curtaincallinc.com/shows/little-shop-of-horrors-3/

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Curtain Call Inc.

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Sheraton Stamford Hotel: 18th Annual Pez Convention hits this weekend! From the trip to the Pez Visitors Center on Thursday, to the children’s costume contest on Friday to the convention floor opening on Saturday…if you like Pez this is where you need to be! Times, ticket prices, agenda and more: http://pezconvention.org/

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Avon Theatre & Film Center: To honor a music legend we lost just last week, the Avon will be showing Purple Rain on the big screen! Prince won an Oscar for Best Music, Original Song Score and if you’ve ever heard the soundtrack for this movie, you’ll understand why. It will be shown on both Friday and Saturday night at 9pm. http://www.avontheatre.org/films/345/purple-rain-(1984)

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Avon Theatre & Film Center

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Ferguson Library:  On Saturday, meet the raptors of the Horizon Wings Raptor Rehabilitation and Education Center.  This is a drop-in program for everyone 5 yrs of age and up and is FREE! 2-3pm on Saturday.  http://fergusonlibrary.org/event/horizon-wings/

On Sunday at the library, they will be having a documentary screening at 2pm called: Healing Voices.  “HEALING VOICES challenges us to rethink our cultural understanding of “mental illness” by bringing a message of recovery, and charting a course for effective alternative treatments that enable people to live productive and meaningful lives.”  http://fergusonlibrary.org/event/healing-voices-documentary-screening/

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Stamford Historical Society:  Cozy Sundays are back at the Historical Society and what a great opportunity to learn more about where you live! Starting at 2pm, come and see the “Spare these Stones” presentation on Cemetery Inscription in Stamford.  Learn about the preservation efforts of Stamford’s older cemeteries and how these folks meticulously documented the graves of local veterans and inscriptions of stones that are no longer legible. For more information: http://stamfordhistory.org/event/cozy-sunday-2/

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There you go guys! Have fun, be safe and as always…KEEP IT LOCAL STAMFORD!!!

 

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