Five New Finds For June

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Summer Treats

The scoop at ? Seasonal ice creams and seasonal fruit toppings. Ice creams include Blueberry, Mango, Pina Colada, Orange Pineapple, and Coconut Orange Pineapple, and fruit toppings include blueberries, kiwis and strawberries. Ashley's has also added a lemon zest to the lemon sorbet so you'll have real fruit pieces in your treat, and the shop will have cantaloupe and mango sorbet for the summer. 

Bottled Water

Eco-friendly bevs have been launched by Madison Resident Ruthanna Terreri. One hundred percent of the proceeds from sales of h2ope The World’s Kindest Water™ goes to organizations working on solutions to the world's water problems. h2ope bottles are 100 percent biodegradable and recyclable (made with 25 percent recycled plastic). Available online in select stores in Connecticut, online at www.worldskindestwater.org, and at , , , , the Little League concessions,  and . 

Just Married Flags

 creates a 24" x 36" wedding flag to announce the big day (as well as other big days). The wedding flag is sewn applique (like a quilting process) on nylon with sewn red trim, and "single-side reverse," which means that the letters are sewn to the back side of the flag but the lettering is reversed on the back. The same size can be used for anniversaries, graduations, birthdays or other special events for the same price with approximately the same number of letters. Priced at $155. 

Lacrosse Camp

The CT Lacrosse Academy led by former 5x All- American and Irish National team member Jim McAleavey, Madison resident Teg Cosgriff, and working along with current college players and guest appearances by Major League Lacrosse players will be holding two weeks of camp this summer for those who wish to take their game to the next level!  This camp provides great growth opportunities for the experienced player as well as the newer player. All participants will receive a camp reversible and the opportunity for camp prizes from MacWear. 

Camp runs June 27 - 39 and July 5 - 8.  Please contact Teg Cosgriff at 203.245.3007 or by email at teg@macwear.com. Registration is at Madison Beach and Recreation Department on 8 Campus Drive. 

Tea Series

The Tea Lifestyle Event Series, a monthly program on to be held Wednesday evenings, kicks off June 10 at . The first in the series, a Tea & Chinese Peonies Dinner & Presentation, covers the ancient and mystical health beverage blend of Chinese Peonies and Tea.  Dan Furman, Master Gardener and owner of Cricket Hill Garden of Thomaston, specialists and growers of Rare and Unusual Peonies of China, will present. Cost to attend: $30. 


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