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Block Highlights
See the highlights of what happened on Kenyon Street in years past!

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  2012 Block Highlights
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Coming 2013    West End Garden Club and  Garden Tour on June 1, 10-4 PM   Arrow-click to link
Sept 29    Art Around the West End, 11 AM - 5 PM   Get the List.   Get the Map
                           13 homes open where artists are displaying and selling!
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Sept 29    Porch Party, 5:30 PM   Arrow-click to link
Sept 15    Movie Night, 7 PM   Arrow-click to link
July 21    Backyard Pizza BBQ, 5:30 PM   Arrow-click to link
April 28    Kenyon Progressive Dinner, 6 PM       (see pics)   Arrow-click to link
March 18       Calendar Meeting, 3 PM   Arrow-click to link
March 15    New Market on Kenyon and Farmington Ave....The Central Market   Arrow-click to link
Jan 11    Improved Dumpsters at 550 Farmington Ave.   Arrow-click to link


  2011 Block Highlights
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Dec 11     Holiday Cookie Swap, 4-6 PM   Arrow-click to link
Nov 13     Storm Is Cleaned Up! Party, 12-3:30 PM   Arrow-click to link
Oct 31     Massive Storm:  Block has power but not Comcast Cable, Trees Down   Arrow-click to link
Sept 13     Dumpster - Site Meeting   Arrow-click to link
Sept 15     Welcome the New Neighbors, 5-7 PM   Arrow-click to link
Aug 11     Gretchen and Alan Announce their Engagement   Arrow-click to link
June 6     Tag Sale   Arrow-click to link
June 18     Progressive Dinner, 6 PM   Arrow-click to link
Jan 15     Henry is born!   Arrow-click to link
Jan 11     Snow Day Soup and Grilled Cheese Drop-In, 1-3 PM   Arrow-click to link


  2010 Block Highlights   
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Oct 23    Hooker Day Parade.  2 PM. Downtown route TBA.  ConeHeads   March   Arrow-click to link
Oct 22    Gretchen's House Party,   7 PM   Arrow-click to link
Oct 9     Jane's Walk in the West End.  10-4 PM.  Tour: studios, history walk,
   Park River, restaurants, porch stories, scavenger hunt.   DetailsPoster
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Aug 1    Elizabeth Park: Voted America's Best Rose Garden Top 10!     about.      Arrow-click to link
June 19    Kenyon Progressive Potluck Dinner.  6 PM    flyer     see pics!    cake   Arrow-click to link
June 10    New West End Historic District proposal  Oxford-Whitney Application    Arrow-click to link
June 6    Sunday Tag Sales. 2 on Kenyon  8:30 - 1:30 w/ potluck after if sunny.     Arrow-click to link
March 5    E-Mart Asian Grocery Opens  -  Kenyon & Farmington Ave.   10-9pm   Arrow-click to link
Jan 14,  2010    WECA Zoning - Housing Density. 7 PM  NotesRecommendations   Arrow-click to link
January 5    Winter Pics   Arrow-click to link


 
2009 Block Highlights                  jump to 2009 calendar

Nov.     A Blazing Fall on Kenyon - see pics   Arrow-click to link
Oct. 31     Halloween on Kenyon                           Arrow-click to link
Oct. 29    WECA Zoning Discussion on Housing Density.  See notesNotice   Arrow-click to link
October    Recently Found: Old Gallon Jug of Elizabeth Park Cider Vinegar
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Aug     Patio Party      Arrow-click to link
July     Movie Night      Arrow-click to link
June 29     WECA Zoning-Hfd Col for Women for hi sch  7:00, 1265 Asylum, notice  notes   Arrow-click to link
June 25, 2009     WECA Zoning-sale of Hfd Medical Society 7:00,  230 Scarlborough  notice     Arrow-click to link
June-Oct.     Tu & Fr, 3:30-6:30 - Buying at the WE Farmer's Market    see pics!   Arrow-click to link
May 31    Hfd. Budget - 0% increase, 13% homeowner tax increase  article 1   Arrow-click to link
Mar 20     Kentucky Fried Chicken expansion.  see pic   Arrow-click to link
Feb. 22     Soup and Wine   -   Calendar-setting party.     Arrow-click to link
April 18     Kenyon St. Annual Progressive Dinner !   see flyer.    see photos    Arrow-click to link


  2008 Block Highlights   
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Feb 2     Downtown Adventure - Sat. 2:45  - see photos   Arrow-click to link
Mar 2     2008 Calendar-Setting  Party -  see photos   Arrow-click to link
Mar 20     Kentucky Fried Chicken expansion plans.  see pic   Arrow-click to link
May 3     Kenyon Progressive Dinner   Arrow-click to link
June 1     Oven Fire on Kenyon nipped in the bud by the Hfd Fire Dept. !  pics   Arrow-click to link
June 3     Temp. speed tables re-installed.  Permanent installed this Fall.  pics!   Arrow-click to link
June      New Gardens blooming all over Kenyon !   Garden Walk Notes   Arrow-click to link
July 27     Summer Pizza Party                    see pics   Arrow-click to link
July 29     Housing discussion, 7:30 PM, RSVP Victoria   Arrow-click to link
Aug 3     Brass Concert and Ice Cream Social -  Seminary Lawn   See pics!   Arrow-click to link
Jun-Sept     Kenyon Garden Walks -  See notes   Arrow-click to link
Sept 7     Backyard Dinner and a Movie - use rain date   See pics!   Arrow-click to link
    Two Kenyon Streeters run the Marathon!
Nov 4     Election Night Drop-In.   7:30 PM to "whenever"   Arrow-click to link
Nov 7     Speed tables in-Oct 27, 2008 !!!   Thank You Celebration   see pics. Image of yellow star symbolizing 2007 HPA award
Nov 9     Afternoon Tea - venue and date changed.     Arrow-click to link
Dec 13     Holiday Cookie Swap - 4-6 PM     see pics.    see recipes.      Arrow-click to link
September     City Needs To Cut Costs - $8 million in the hole   Arrow-click to link
October     City Cuts 132 positions - 56 laid-off                                                Arrow-click to link   Arrow-click to link
2008     Hfd Budget - 4% increase, 7.8% tax increase   article1   article2   Arrow-click to link


  2007 Block Highlights   
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Dec 14     Holiday Potluck Dinner  see photos   Arrow-click to link
Dec 7     City makes formal commitment to permanent speed tables for 2009 !   Arrow-click to link
Dec 2     Studio Tour   Arrow-click to link
Oct 21     Sunday- West End Walking Tour,  HPA 10-12, UConn Law lot, $10   Arrow-click to link
Oct 20     Kenyon Plant Share, 9 AM   Arrow-click to link
Oct 9     WECA: Mayor Perez on speed tables.  Permanent ones due (if $)   Arrow-click to link
Sept 25     WECA Zoning Meet.  Accessory Dwelling Units   see the report   Arrow-click to link
Sept 29     Kenyon Reunion,  2-6 PM  see the photos!   Arrow-click to link
Sept     Save the Tremont Trees - Trees were saved!
Aug     2nd Annual Brass Concert and Ice Cream Social   Arrow-click to link
July     Summer Pizza Party - see pics!   Arrow-click to link
June     Kenyon adopts a Rose Garden rose bed  & gets 15 Centennial Roses   Arrow-click to link
May      Rx for our Knox Trees - Ron tours our trees.     See advice, pics   Arrow-click to link
April      Kenyon Progressive Dinner - pics!   Arrow-click to link
April      Kenyon Garden Walk  -  4/21 first of the season!- see cal & notes   Arrow-click to link
April     WECA Gen. Meet. (traffic officials, mayor) - speed tables promised!   Arrow-click to link
Feb     Lot at 31 Kenyon - see proposal and pics   Arrow-click to link
Jan     Mildred and Doug's Beautiful Garage! - see photo   Arrow-click to link


  2006 Block Highlights
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Dec 15     Pot Luck Dinner & Ebanezza at Charter Oak   Arrow-click to link
Dec 5     Speed measurements taken   Arrow-click to link
Oct 7     Garden Plant Swap   Arrow-click to link
Oct 1     Lots cleaned at Farmington and Kenyon!   
Sept 16     Architectural Detail Scavenger Hunt   Take the test!   Answers   Arrow-click to link
Aug 26     Hartford has a great Fire Department !   Arrow-click to link
Aug 20     Kids' Jewelry Class   Arrow-click to link
Aug. 6      1st Annual Brass Concert ice cream social    Arrow-click to link
July 14     Sal's Fabulous Coverage in the Courant   Arrow-click to link

June 3- 4

    Block Tag Sale!   Annual event?   Arrow-click to link 
June-Oct     Twice monthly Kenyon garden walks & plant swap   Arrow-click to link

May 10

    41 Kenyon - 2006 Preservation  Award   Arrow-click to link 

April 22

    We planted 24 trees on the street!   Arrow-click to link 

 

 

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