An Afternoon Of Jazz + Book Discussion

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Good morning, Orange! Hope you’re having a great week so far. Here’s the latest local news, events and community posts courtesy of Tuesday morning’s issue of the Orange Daily.

Here you’ll find new stories, as well as stories you may have missed this week, among other helpful information relevant to Orange!

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First, today’s weather:

Clear throughout the day. High: 76 Low: 59.

Now here are some fun upcoming events in Orange, via the Patch calendar:

The Bookcase: Evening Book Discussion

  • Thu, Sept. 23, 2021 at 7 p.m.

Join Bookcase leader Toby Zabinski for a Zoom discussion of “Klara and the Sun” by Kazuo Ishiguro. Registration is required, as for online security reasons only registered attendees will be able to attend this event.

More info here.

The Fall Classic Outdoor Tournament to Benefit Bridges Healthcare

  • Fri, Sept. 24, 2021 at 1 p.m.

Join us to support our outdoor charity golf outing. Golf Lounge 18 has teamed up with Bridges Healthcare for the inaugural tournament.

More info here.

Grand Opening to a New School

  • Sat, Sept. 25, 2021 at 12 p.m.

Fresh Start Technical will be held on Sept. 25 from noon to 5:30 p.m. There will be games, a tour of the facility and more.

More info here.

An Afternoon of Soulful Songs and Groovy Jazz

  • Sun, Sept. 26, 2021 at 2 p.m.

Vocalist Rhonda Denet will perform jazz and soul standards in her Silver Fox Song Series that includes the songs of Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Dinah Washington, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, and others.

More info here.

Orange Patch Notebook

  • Town of Orange, Connecticut, Police Department: “We offer our sincere condolences to the Shanley family for the loss of their patriarch, Bob Shanley. Commissioner Shanley was a police commissioner for our department from 1995-2005, serving eight of those years as Chairman. He was a gen…” (Facebook)
  • Yale School of Nursing: “Beatrice Renfield Term Professor of Nursing Dr. Nancy S. Redeker, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN provided comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) earlier this summer on the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), a new en…” (Facebook)
  • Hamden Heronettes Synchronized Swimming Team: “Motivation Monday! Remember every challenge contains within it the possibility of reward, the same way there would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain. Think of challenges this way to give your victories – no matter how big or small…” (Facebook)

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About me: I’m RJ Scofield, a local Patch editor for Connecticut. I have been working in journalism since graduating from Roger Williams University with a degree in, you guessed it, journalism. I have lived in Connecticut for most of my life and love getting to share interesting local stories with readers and craft compelling features about the unsung heroes of a community.

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