JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd
Woodbridge, CT 06525
When thinking of getting mom the perfect budget friendly gift, think of your local area libraries and community centers that are offering different events and programs throughout the year. One of these events includes painting while drinking wine and enjoying hors d’oeuvres. The JCC of Greater New Haven is hosting this event during the month of May along with other free and moderately priced events. Brush and Bordeaux takes place in the JCC Living Room. This is an opportunity for mom to really express her creative side while socializing.
Foxwoods Resort Casino
350 Trolley Line Boulevard(860) 312-4901
Date: May 8 through 10, 2015
Most mothers wear many hats, especially with children, a spouse and a full-time job. Simply being a mother is a full-time job in itself. Sometimes a little getaway will do the trick of helping set her mind and body at ease. Including a day spa package with that getaway is sure to put a smile on mom’s face. Norwich Spa offers either a couple of hours or an entire day of pampering that includes an extensive menu of services from exotic massages to exquisite skin care, hand and foot therapies, and more. Allow mom to indulge for a day with The Indulgence Package. This includes a European Facial, Express Massage, Express Manicure or Express Pedicure, a Women’s Style & Finish or Men’s Design, Style and Finish and a Day Spa Pass. This all totals to three hours of blissful pampering. Check out the website for hotel rooms and spa package deals.
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972 State Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Every time mom walks past that mirror and complains about her look, it could be that she might want to spruce things up a bit and be catered to with a full makeover. This professional makeup studio based in New Haven could be just the gift she is looking for this year. By appointments only, d.d. Nickel studio caters to the makeup application for personal needs, media photography and bridal parties. The new you is just waiting to be discovered.
1339 Whirlwind Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
May 10, 2015If mom is a wine enthusiast, then a wine tasting and tour at Gouveia Vineyards could be the perfect gift for her this year. This 140-acre winery offers a wide range of wines such as, Chardonnay Oak, Pinot Grigio, Cayuga White, Merlot, Stone House Red and many others. During wine tastings you are able to sample four pre-selected wines and one of your choice from their wine list. This tasting costs $10 per person and is an ideal Mother’s Day gift with the additional option to purchase any bottle of her choice.
219 West 49th Street
New York, NY 10019
May 8-10, 2015
A day trip to New York City can not only be exciting but, a chance to get away from the norm and take in some great entertainment like a musical on Broadway. If mom is a lover of music and entertainment, not to mention great restaurants, then New York City is the place for her. With many shows to choose from, you are sure to find something that suits mom’s taste. With it being so close to Connecticut you have your choice of driving or taking the train.