AP-CT–Connecticut Daybook, CT

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The Associated Press Connecticut Daybook for Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22. For questions about coverage, please consult the latest digest or contact the AP bureau in Hartford at 860-246-6876 or 1-800-842-2068.

SATURDAY, Sept. 21:

11 a.m. GOV. DANNEL P. MALLOY’S SCHEDULE

11 a.m. Malloy speaks at “Peace, Love, and Music Together: An International Day of Peace Celebration,” Elizabeth Park, Rose Garden, Corner of Prospect Avenue and Asylum Avenue, Hartford. Event begins at 10 a.m.

1 p.m. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman welcome home Connecticut National Guard Aviation Unit returning from Afghanistan, Army Aviation Support Facility, Windsor Locks.

Contact: David Bednarz, David.Bednarz@ct.gov, 860-524-7315 (office), 860-770-9792 (cell).

11 a.m.-6 p.m. HARTFORD ENVISIONFEST — Daylong festival of over 100 events, activities and performances sponsored by City of Hartford and nonprofit iQuilt Partnership. At 6:30 p.m. there will be a free concert at Bushnell Park by the Grammy award-winning band, They Might Be Giants (TMBG).

Locations: Downtown Hartford including Bushnell Park, Bushnell Theatre, The Bushnell Plaza, The Wadsworth Atheneum, The Old Statehouse, The Butler-McCook House, The Hartford Public Library, Gold Street, The Phoenix Boat Building, Traveler’s Square, Bushnell Plaza and The Science Center.

Contact: Mary Brennan Coursey, 860-305-0476, mary@courseyco.com.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. WOMEN’S EXPO-BRIDGEPORT — Soap opera actor Galen Gering makes appearances during the “Southern Connecticut Women’s Expo” in Bridgeport, which opens Saturday, concludes Sunday, Sept. 22, and is produced by Connecticut Expos, sponsored by St. Vincent’s Health Services and benefits the “St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound” program.

Location: Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main St., Bridgeport.

Contacts: Nick Curci, 203-222-9757 ext. 105 or 203-414-4474 (cell).

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. HEALTH OVERHAUL-INSURANCE EXCHANGE — Representatives of the Access Health CT insurance exchange, established as part of the federal health care overhaul, visit Bridgeport and Stamford on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22, as part of ongoing outreach events to publicize how residents can enroll for coverage through the exchange.

11 a.m. BRIDGEPORT — “Spanish-friendly Healthy Chat.” Note: 11 a.m. registration and refreshments followed by 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. discussion and question-and-answer session. Room 214, Beacon Hall, Housatonic Community College, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. BRIDGEPORT — “Southern Connecticut Women’s Expo.” Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main St., Bridgeport.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. STAMFORD — “Stamford Health and Wellness Expo.” Chelsea Piers Connecticut sports complex, 1 Blachley Road, Stamford.

Contacts: Kathleen M. Tallarita, 860-757-5339.

SUNDAY, Sept. 22:

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. BEARDSLEY ZOO-HISPANIC HERITAGE DAY — Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo holds an “Hispanic Heritage Day” event featuring $5 admission, and coinciding with the observance of “National Hispanic American Heritage Month” from Sunday, Sept. 15, through Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Location: Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport.

Contacts: Caryn S. Kaufman, 203-345-3430 or 646-765-6006 (cell).

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. WOMEN’S EXPO-BRIDGEPORT — Soap opera actor Galen Gering and professional wrestler Diva Natalya make appearances during the “Southern Connecticut Women’s Expo” in Bridgeport that began Saturday, Sept. 21, and concludes Sunday, produced by Connecticut Expos, sponsored by St. Vincent’s Health Services and benefiting the “St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound” program.

Location: Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main St., Bridgeport.

Contacts: Nick Curci, 203-222-9757 ext. 105 or 203-414-4474 (cell).

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. HEALTH OVERHAUL-INSURANCE EXCHANGE — Representatives of the Access Health CT insurance exchange, established as part of the federal health care overhaul, visit Bridgeport and Stamford on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22, as part of ongoing outreach events to publicize how residents can enroll for coverage through the exchange.

11 a.m. BRIDGEPORT — “Spanish-friendly Healthy Chat.” Note: 11 a.m. registration and refreshments followed by 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. discussion and question-and-answer session. Room 214, Beacon Hall, Housatonic Community College, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. BRIDGEPORT — “Southern Connecticut Women’s Expo.” Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main St., Bridgeport.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. STAMFORD — “Stamford Health and Wellness Expo.” Chelsea Piers Connecticut sports complex, 1 Blachley Road, Stamford.

Contacts: Kathleen M. Tallarita, 860-757-5339.

12 p.m. — U.S. SEN. CHRIS MURPHY TOWN HALL — Murphy (D-Conn.) holds a town hall meeting and discusses budget legislation being debated in the Senate next week.

Location: Farmington High School Auditorium, 10 Montieth Dr, Farmington.

Contact: Kaylie Hanson, 202-228-9606

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