8 Things To Do This Weekend: UCONN Basketball & Roller Polar Run

(WTNH)– On Saturday, folks are gathering at the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford at 12:30pm to mark the one year anniversary of the Women’s March.  Local politicians will be speaking and a 2018 Women’s March Agenda will be launched.

Also on Saturday, join the Hartford Area Roller Derby for the 5th Annual Roller Polar Run and Pub Crawl in Middletown.  Be sure to bring clothing, towels and toiletries to benefit several area women’s shelters.

The UCONN Huskies men’s basketball team is playing Villanova at noon on Saturday at the XL Center in Hartford.

Dress warm and be prepared to tell!  The Yale Bulldogs hockey team takes on Rensselaer at Ingalls Rink in New Haven at 7pn on Saturday night.

On Saturday and Sunday, prep for family travel at the Northeast Recreational Vehicle and Camping Show at the Connecticut Convention Center.  You can see the latest styles of RVs and pick-up information about a variety of local campsites.

Also, all weekend, Amazing Grace is playing at New Haven’s Shubert Theatre.  The musical saga tells the compelling story of the composer of the song – who changed from a slave trader to a reformer.

Calling all Brides-To-Be!  Check out the Woodwinds Bridal Show on Sunday in Branford to learn about “all things wedding”!  Sample cuisine, see entertainment and experience mini beauty treatments!

And, don’t forget the new Sea Turtle Nursery Exhibit at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk – allowing folks to follow a rescued baby loggerhead through it’s first year of life.

Have fun!

 

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