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The Associated Press Connecticut Daybook for Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20. 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, Oct. 19:

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. LT GOV. NANCY WYMAN’S SCHEDULE

9 a.m. Wyman gives opening remarks at Connecticut Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run, Wadsworth Mansion, 421 Wadsworth St, Middletown.

10 a.m. Wyman joins city of New Haven’s community services administrator, Althea Marshall Brooks and representatives of the Access Health CT insurance exchange in a community festival promoting health insurance coverage, marking the completion of a mural by New Haven artist Katro Storm and featuring face-painting and performances by the Nation Drill Squad and Drum Corp.; Steston Branch, New Haven Free Public Library, 200 Dixwell Ave., New Haven.

1 p.m. Wyman speaks at Lambda Legal-CT Cares 40th Anniversary, Mitchell’s of Westport, 670 Boston Post Road East, Westport.

3 p.m. Wyman speaks at ceremony honoring 65 Gold Star families of Connecticut troops lost in Iraq and Afghanistan, at Shoreline Oktoberfest Military Appreciation Day, Guilford Fairgrounds, 111 Lovers Lane, Guilford.

Contact: Steve Jensen, 860-524-7377 or 860-539-9298.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. HEALTH OVERHAUL-INSURANCE EXCHANGE — Representatives of the Access Health CT insurance exchange, established as part of the federal health care overhaul, participate in events in East Hartford and New Haven as part of ongoing outreach events to publicize how residents can enroll for coverage through the exchange.

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. NEW HAVEN — The city of New Haven’s community services administrator, Althea Marshall Brooks, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Access Health CT representatives participate in a community festival promoting health insurance coverage, marking the completion of a mural by New Haven artist Katro Storm and featuring face-painting and performances by the Nation Drill Squad and Drum Corp. Steston Branch, New Haven Free Public Library, 200 Dixwell Ave., New Haven.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. EAST HARTFORD — Hartford television station WUVN Univision channel 18 host Ana Alfaro, broadcasters from Bristol radio station WPRX 1120 AM and Access Health CT representatives participate in an event at C-Town Supermarkets grocery store, 442 Main St. (state Route 517), East Hartford.

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

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. WETHERSFIELD MUSEUM-HALLOWEEN — Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum opens seasonal “Witches and Tombstones Tours” continuing on Saturdays and Sunday through Oct. 27, a series of 90-minute Halloween tours about local witchcraft cases, 19th-century funeral practices and notable figures interred at the Wethersfield Ancient Burying Ground.

Location: Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, 211 Main St., Wethersfield.

Contacts: Charles Lyle, 860-529-0612 exts. 14 or 12.

Julie Winkel, 203-815-0800.

EVENT POSTPONED:

11 a.m. TRADE LEGISLATION-OPPONENTS — Member of the advocacy group Activate CT and the environmental group 350 Connecticut, or 350CT and union members and officials from the Connecticut AFL-CIO, the Hartford Central Labor Council and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers hold a rally protesting proposed federal legislation concerning the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and “fast track” authority to authorize trade agreements.

Location: Outside the district office of U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, second floor, 221 Main St., Hartford.

Contacts: Rebecca Burton, 860-371-5509.

6:30 – 10 p.m. BEARDSLEY ZOO — Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo continues “Howl-O-Ween” activities scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays from Oct. 18 through Oct. 26.

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

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

SUNDAY, Oct. 20:

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. WETHERSFIELD MUSEUM-HALLOWEEN — Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum continues seasonal “Witches and Tombstones Tours” on Saturdays and Sunday from Oct. 19 through Oct. 27, a series of 90-minute Halloween tours about local witchcraft cases, 19th-century funeral practices and notable figures interred at the Wethersfield Ancient Burying Ground. Location: Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, 211 Main St., Wethersfield. Contacts: Charles Lyle, 860-529-0612 exts. 14 or 12. Julie Winkel, 203-815-0800.

2 p.m. ENVIRONMENTAL FORUM — Event sponsored by Food & Water Watch and the Coalition for a Fracking Waste-Free CT to urgen Connecticut to ban hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas production. Includes screening of documentary “Gasland” and panel discussion.

Location: Real Art Ways, Hartford.

Contact: Nisha Swinton, nswinton@fwwatch.org, 207-619-5845

The AP-Hartford

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