May 102014

happymothersday1What are you doing for your mom for Mother’s Day?

Here are a few suggestions:


Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Connecticut’s only zoo wants to thank all moms working so hard throughout the year. Bring your mom to the Zoo on Mother’s Day and her ticket is Free!

Enjoy this special day together by visiting the animals or having lunch in the Peacock Pavilion.

Regular General Admission: Adult Admission (ages 12 & older) = $14; Child (ages 3 -11) = $10; Seniors (62 & older) = $10; Under 3 years = FREE; Connecticut Zoological Society Members = FREE

Seafood lovers, treat mom to Lunch or dinner at the Redfish Grill, 285 Boston Post Road, Orange for the most fabulous fresh fish meal you can imagine.

Don’t wait: use the call ahead seating: 203-553-9900

The restaurant is open Sunday from 12 to 10 p.m.

Looking for the best Indian food in the area?

Bring mom to Coromandel Cuisine of India, 185 Boston Post Road in the Hitchcock Plaza for their Mother’s Day Grand Buffet Brunch, a unique culinary journey with more than 30 exotic dishes from 11:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Cost is $22 + tax, Children age 5 and Older $14 + tax.

If you’re looking to eat later in the day, Coromandel offers dinner from the menu with fabulous Mother’s Day Chef’s specials from 5 to 10 p.m.

Reservations accepted, call 203-795-9055.

Visit Material Girls, 463 Boston Post Road, today until 6 p.m. You will be sure to find something that your mom will love.

Chef’s Equipment Emporium, 449 Boston Post Road, has a cooking course for mom tomorrow afternoon, but today, you get a free chef’s apron with the purchase of a KitchenAid Stand Mixer.


Do something really special for your mom, hit the stores and buy some beautiful pansies or other flowering plant, some great gardening soil and a hanging pot. With regular watering it will last a long time and you can say, I made it myself.

Kids, a packet of seeds can cost as little as 25 cents, so you can plant these seeds in a little garden spot and mom will be able to enjoy the beauty of fresh flowers in a few short weeks.

Walgreen’s Photo Centers always have specials and if you have a picture that mom loves, you can have it made into an enlargement, mug or canvas print for a reasonable rate

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