Support the Class of 2020 at the Mardi Gras Bash

Story by Sarah Flakus, Editor/Staff Writer

On Friday, February 28 from 7-10 p.m., the Mystic Aquarium is hosting a Mardi Gras Bash put on by the Stonington High School Safe Graduation Party Committee, to fund the class of 2020’s safe grad party.

The event will feature live music from the Rusty Nutz Band, along with appetizers, a cash bar, door prizes (including a prize for best-dressed), a basket raffle, and a silent auction. There will also be a dessert station with desserts donated by local bakeries such as Mystic Market, Black Dahlia, Loveridge, Gourmet Galley, and Vesta Bakery.

Tickets are $35, and cannot be purchased at the door. Instead, tickets are available at Stonington Human Services, or online at You can also email [email protected] for more information and to purchase tickets. It is an adult-only event, so only adults will be able to purchase tickets. Ticket sales close on February 19th.

You can also find out more information by visiting the Facebook event page ( or by contacting Kara Cikatz at 860-710-1880, or Joelle Wellemans at 860-455-5190.