1. Fish and chips lunches and dinners are back at the Mystic Fire Department, Portuguese Holy Ghost Society and St. Edmund's Retreat at Enders Island. The B.F. Hoxie Engine Company runs the fish fry at the Mystic Fire Department. The fish takes place every Friday up to Good Friday between 5 and 8 p.m. Each Friday through March 29, at the Holy Ghost, fish and chips begin at noon and go to 7:30 p.m. St. Edmund’s Retreat at Enders Island Lenten Fish Fry is in conjunction with its annual Stations of the Cross. Fish fry dinners take place at 5 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.
2. And on Monday Calvary Church Lenten Lunches are back. The lunches resume Feb. 18, 2013 from noon to 1:30 p.m. On Monday, Feb. 18 the lunch is a beef stew. The lunches take place every Monday from Feb. 18 to March 18 and benefit the church's outreach programs and the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.
3. Mel's Downtown Creamery and the Big Kahuna make their TV debuts on Monday, Feb. 18. Mel's Downtown Creamery will be featured on Better Connecticut, WFSB Channel 3 at 3 p.m as part of the kids themed show. Due to the 2013 Blizzard last week's appearance on Summer Getaways was rescheduled.
4. This Friday, is Health Day at the Stonington Natural Health Center from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stop by and learn about their hermography, blood microscopy, detox footbaths, acupuncture, and massage services.
5. Cottrell Brewing Company celebrates 16 years of producing craft beers this Saturday. And they are having party! Stop by Cottrell Brewing Company for a free open house from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16. The event, only for those that are 21-years-old and up, will feature live music, snacks made with Cottrell bears by Stonington bakery Zestand of course Cottrell craft beers. There will even be the chance to enter a raffle to win Cottrell t-shirts, pint glasses and a lunch and preview tasting of Cottrell’s next beer. Plus the proceeds from the raffle tickets will go to the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.