Start the week off connecting with you local government and then cap it off with a day for the dogs!
Wednesday, April 20
, 8 a.m.; Free
First Selectman Anthony “Unk” DaRos gives the update on town operations and economist Don Klepper-Smith will present on local, state and national economies. This event is free but reservations are encouraged, call 203-315-0620.
; 6 p.m.
Want to know more about the three selectmen who help run Branford? Head down to the to listen to this week’s agenda; when all is said and done, there is time for citizens to comment. Last week’s special BOS meeting featured a about a local resident who is in disagreement with the town over his property tax status. These meetings can be insightful to learn how Branford’s town rules are carried out.
Friday April 22
Shubert Theatre, New Haven; 8 p.m.; $38
Head out to New Haven to see comedian Demetri Martin at the Shubert. This multitalented guy is irreverent and sarcastic and offers much needed laughs in the post-tax season of woes.
Saturday April 23
; 11 a.m.
The holidays are going to the dogs! Don’t miss the first-ever dog bone hunt at Young’s Pond Park. All bones will be hidden by the and the .
Saturday and Sunday April 23 and 24
Guilford Fairgrounds; Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; $15 (13 and over); $8 (ages 5-12); under 5 free
Looking for an excuse to eat turkey legs and see men in tights? Head out to Guilford for the Robin Hood Springtime Festival. The medieval events will be held at the Fairgrounds on Lover’s Lane every weekend from now until May 22.