Prepare yourself Greenwood Ave in Bethel. On Sunday October 22, 2023, you will be overwhelmed by a crowd of happy people all dressed up like Mrs. Roper from Three's Company.

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I love inventive events that get donations rolling in to non-profits. Molten Java and Bethel Community Food Pantry on Greenwood Ave have come up with a great one with Bethel's first Helen-Ween Roper Romp! According to the description, it's happening in downtown Bethel on Sunday October 22. We are all invited to show up at Molten Java at 213 Greenwood Ave wearing our finest Mrs. Roper-inspired caftans, or other Roper-era outfits, and enjoy a stroll down Greenwood Avenue into downtown.

Does that have your attention? Here's the important part - Bring non-perishable food items to Molten Java, they're collecting them to support the Bethel Community Food Pantry. I'll tell you more about the event after we enjoy this classic clip -

As you romp your way down Greenwood Ave, you can enjoy a special menu of signature drinks served up at some of Bethel's finest establishments. It starts with the "Oh Stanley!" and "Kaftan Kool" available at Molten Java. Notch 8 will be serving up "The Moo-Moo", "The Dirty Helen" will be available at Broken Symmetry, and Edison Kitchen will be serving up the "Red-Headed Roper".

Three's Company was one of my favorite shows growing up, Audra Lindley and Norman Fell's performances as Mr. and Mrs. Roper were perfection. Who knew that there were so many devotees of her style still in 2023? Bethel, Connecticut did, nice job.

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