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Food Truck Friday: Makin’ Waves.  Working out of the Rowayton Train Station, Monday through Friday from 5:30 am – 1:30 pm, Makin’ Waves serves breakfast and lunch (mostly grab and go for the morning commuters, such as egg sandwiches, bagels, muffins, scones, etc.). Lunch features burgers, grilled chicken, fish and chips, and one of their specialties...a Portuguese foot-long hot dog.  Other specialty items are Portuguese themed, such as malasadas, rosettes, and Portuguese muffins (similar to the English muffin but way better). They also offer catering. Craving something different?  Come and grab Jersey Dave’s authentic Taylor Ham Sandwich!  Two thick slices of Taylor Ham, fried egg, American cheese and SPK (salt, pepper, ketchup), all on a buttered, toasted roll. Follow @makinwaves31 to see updates and where the truck will be popping up on weekends. Check out the full menu at www.makinwaves31.com.
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New in Norwalk: 1920 Bar & Bistro. Launched last December, 1920 Bar & Bistro is transforming the iconic brick structure at 2 Wilton Ave. (on the corner of Cross St.) into an exciting new dining experience. It’s breathing new life into this iconic “Old Norwalk” location with New American cuisine and old-school-style and sensibility. The structure was built in 1920 and was home to Norwalk's first electric generation station and then a hat factory. Today, this beloved neighborhood landmark has been revitalized with a vision of a laid-back and fun destination with unfussy and delicious cuisine, exquisite wine, and throwback cocktails, all wrapped in nostalgia. It makes great use of the building’s 7,000 square feet and its various rooms, which now feature a casual all-day bar and bistro, a cocktail lounge with a baby grand piano, and the 1920 dining room, a more elegant setting for those special evenings, as well as 1920’s distinctive Chef’s Table events and theme dinners. 1920 Café will soon open and serve coffee, breakfast, and light lunches. Learn more at www.1920barandbistro.com. @1920barandbistro
#visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #1920barandbistro #newtonorwalk #newdiningexperience #deliciouscuisine #exquisirewine #throwbackcocktails #oldschoolstyleandsensibility #1920sdiningexperience
American Chamber Orchestra Winter Concert. Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave. (with easy parking in the City Hall lot). Come out of the cold and enjoy music by Beethoven and Dvorak. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (known as the “Eroica”) on the program, along with Dvorak's beautiful Cello Concerto. Info and tickets at http://americanchamberorchestra.com. @americanchamberorchestra 
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14 Things to do in Norwalk over Winter Break. The kids get just a few days off from school for February winter break. So, why not get out and have as much fun as possible? Go to https://bit.ly/3UDPHVm to see our picks for things to do in Norwalk that cater to families and include an eclectic mix of urban, coastal, and charming neighborhood experiences.
@steppingstonesmuseum @maritimeaquarium @sonoswitchtowermuseum @norwalkhistoricalsociety @musictheatreofct @wallstreetthheater @thenorwalkartspace @panicroomct @sz_norwalk @stewleonards @thegritninja @shopthesonocollection @mrfrostysicecream @caffesocial @oneillssono @valencia_luncheria
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Credits: Ally Noel/Mommy Poppins, “24 Best Things To Do in Norwalk, CT with Kids,” https://bit.ly/3UIFw1Q
Pan-African Flag Raising Ceremony to Commemorate Black History Month. 
On Wednesday, February 21 at 3:30 p.m., join Mayor Rilling and State, local and community leaders in recognition of the African Diaspora and its struggles for Black liberation, equity, and freedom. The ceremony will take place at The Norwalk Heritage Wall in Mathews Park on West Ave. (across from the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum).
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Holiday & History at Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Celebrate President’s Day on Monday, February 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This immersive Presidents Day event has activities happening throughout the day where kids can learn what it means to be a good citizen. This includes interactive activities like a voting booth, giving tree, designing a park, an ocean clean-up, a recyclable art craft, and much more. Plus, kids will enjoy a performance featuring an interview with Abraham Lincoln. Celebrate Black History from February 20 – 25. Embark on a week-long celebration of Black history and culture featuring special guests from our community. From local leaders to global trailblazers, we’ll explore the vibrant narratives of Black-identified individuals who have shaped and continue to shape history. Join us daily for curated hands-on activities, book readings, artist spotlights, performances and more! These experiences are free with museum admission. Stepping Stones is located in Mathews Park, 303 West Ave. Learn more at www.steppingstonesmuseum.org. @steppingstonesmuseum
#visitnorwalk #norwalk #norwalkct #holidayandhistory #steppingstonesmuseumforchildren #presidentsday #interactiveactivities #blackhistorymonth #localleaderstoglobaltrailblazers #bookreadings #artistspotlights #performances Photo courtesy of Stepping Stones Museum for Children
New in Norwalk: Craven Dawgs & Ting is a new food truck business located in the beautiful, historic Norwalk Green neighborhood, next to 8 Park St. Serving up all-beef, natural casing hot dogs and fresh smashed hamburger patties, including their Caribbean-inspired specialties: the original gourmet jerk chili and plantain hot dog. Winter hours are Wednesday through Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Learn more at www.cravendawgs.com and @cravendawgs
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The Maritime Aquarium Camp Summer Registration Now Open. Does your child have a passion for animals and the environment? Allow them to explore the wonders of the ocean this summer at one of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk’s camps. Campers who register by February 29 will receive $50 off total tuition. Camps are available for children ages 6-15 with a wide variety of interests. Camp sessions start the week of June 17. Sessions vary in price and length. To receive the Early Bird Discount, use promo code “EARLY2024” at checkout. For more information, visit www.maritimeaquarium.org/camps. Located at 10 N. Water St. in the SoNo neighborhood, with easy parking in the Maritime Garage. @maritimaquarium
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An Evening with Cowboy Junkies. Wednesday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m. at the Wall Streer Theater, 71 Wall St., with easy parking in the Yankee Doodle Garage. Cowboy Junkies proved that there was an audience waiting for something quiet, beautiful and reflective. Formed in Toronto in 1985 with siblings Michael Timmins on guitar, Margo Timmins on vocals, Peter Timmins on drums, and Michael’s lifelong friend Alan Anton on bass, the band has sparkled over the course of 26 albums, including their popular cover of Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground’s “Sweet Jane” in 1988. Tickets at https://bit.ly/3OrQh4x. www.wallstreettheater.com @wallstreettheater
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Nightclub Two Step Dance Lessons. SwingShoes Entertainment presents a fun, three-hour workshop on Saturday, February 17, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., at Dance Dimensions, 15 Cross St. Nightclub Two Step is a very simple, beautiful, and elegant dance, which is perfect for slow songs. It is an essential tool to have on any night out when the romantic music starts to play. It has all the flow and movement of waltz, but it can be done to mainstream music or anything in 4/4 time. This afternoon is about introducing you to a very attainable and user-friendly dance. The day you learn it, you can dance it. Feel free to come solo or invite your friends. Register at https://bit.ly/3waqGXC. @swingshoesdance @dancedimensionsnorwalk
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♥️💘Happy Valentine’s Day, Norwalk! Celebrate this Valentine’s Day this evening at one of Norwalk’s many restaurants that are offering Valentine’s Day SPECIALS! 

♥️💘There are dozens of dining choices that won’t disappoint. Be sure to book your reservation in advance! Learn more about the restaurants below by visiting https://bit.ly/3w22oyT
 
Restaurants offering Valentine’s day Specials: 

♥️💘Alma Bistro, 83 Wall St. @almabistro.cocina
♥️💘Arden’s Rowayton, 158 Rowayton Ave. @ardensrowayton
♥️💘Barcelona Wine Bar, 515 West Ave. @barcelonawinebar
♥️💘Brasitas, 430 Main Ave. @brasitasrestaurants
♥️💘Dave’s Planet Pizza, 607 Main Ave. @daves_planetpizza
♥️💘Haven Hot Chicken, 596 Westport Ave. @havenhotchicken
♥️💘Josie and Tony’s, 20 N. Main St. @josieandtonys
♥️💘Match, 88 Washington St. @matchsono
♥️💘Public Wine Bar, 88 Washington St. @publicwinebar
♥️💘Rowayton Seafood, 89 Rowayton Ave. @rowaytonseafood
♥️💘Taproot, 63-71 N. Main St. @taproot_ct
❤️💘Washington Prime, 141 Washington St. @washingtonprimect

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