Tag Archives: Naugatuck Cultural Council


Festival makes cultural connections

NAUGATUCK — As Naugatuck continues to become a more ethnically and religiously diverse community, the Naugatuck Cultural Council continues to seek ways to build camaraderie among community members. On Sunday,…


Eid al-Adha celebration returns

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Cultural Council is bringing back the Eid al-Adha Celebration Festival for a second year. The festival celebrates one of the most important holidays in the Muslim…


Festival to mark Islamic holiday

NAUGATUCK — When Shagufta Zahid immigrated to the borough six years ago from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, she and her husband had a hard time finding traditional furniture and…

Frank Hayden of Naugatuck looks over a photography exhibit during the Naugatuck All Arts Festival last year. The Naugatuck Arts Commission has teamed up with the Naugatuck Cultural Council this year to host an Arts & Cultural Festival on the Town Green Saturday. –RA ARCHIVE

Borough to celebrate art, culture at festival

NAUGATUCK — Works of art and a variety of cultures will be in the spotlight Saturday. The Naugatuck Arts & Cultural Festival will kick off at 11 a.m. Saturday on…

Tales of coming to America

Cultural Council hosts storytelling program NAUGATUCK — Felipe Flores left his job teaching at a preparatory school in Acapulco, Mexico, in 1983 to plow snow for the Department of Transportation in…


Borough celebrates cultural heritage

NAUGATUCK – The aroma of fresh empanadas, tandoori chicken, and apple pie lured visitors into the high school cafeteria the evening of March 24. The food and the people were…

The Naugatuck Chamber Singers perform "Jablu Jesu," an African song, during the Cultural Heritage Fair March 24.