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Community Theatre at Woodbury’s production of A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” will open Thursday, October 10, for a four-day run at Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. Director Richard Reimold (at left, above) goes over notes with Jeff Savage and Sarah Robards, who will star as Andrew Makepeace …

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CAST Preschool and the musical duo Jam Sandwich will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a concert for all ages at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at  B’nai Israel, 444 Main St. North in Southbury. Julie Clark and Linda Goodman, who comprise Jam Sandwich and are the owners of CAST, welcome an…

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WASHINGTON — An Algonquian Village Renewal Ceremony is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 12, at the Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Rd.

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MORRIS — Morris Beach and Recreation will host a car show on the beach from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, October 20, at Morris Town Beach, 83 East Shore Rd. Rain date is October 27.

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BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — Nonnewaug High School will host its biannual clothing drive to help fund the class of 2020’s GradNite from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at the school, 5 Minortown Rd., Woodbury.

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SOUTHBURY — The Western Connecticut Bird Club will host Peter Picone for a lecture on the connection between songbirds and plants at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at The Hearth at Southbury,  655 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury-Bethlehem Community Music Foundation will present a concert featuring the Meadows Brothers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17, at Woodbury’s Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd.

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WASHINGTON — The Glenholme 5K Run for Autism will start at 10 a.m. on Sunday, November 10 at the Steep Rock Preserve, 2 Tunnel Rd., and continue along the Shepaug River.

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OAKVILLE — The Falls Avenue Community Center and Senior Services offers monthly special programs in addition to its recurring weekly activities for area adults 55 years of age and older.

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THOMASTON — The Seth Thomas Park Revitalization Committee will host a ziti dinner and magic show at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, November 2 at the First Congregational Church, 135 Main St.

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WATERTOWN — Republican Town Council candidates Kace Duplisse and Mary Ann Rosa will be available to meet and talk with residents from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 12, at the Watertown Library, 470 Main St.

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PLAINVILLE — The Connecticut State Button Society will host its annual fall show and meeting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at the Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Fire Department will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 13 at the Watertown Station, 935 Main St.

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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will host a health talk entitled Migraine Prevention and Treatment from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 23 at the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Conference Hall, 540 Litchfield St. 

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WATERBURY —  The Bunker Hill Neighborhood Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at Walnut Hill Community Church, 274 Bunker Hill Ave.

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PLYMOUTH — The First Baptist Church of Plymouth and the Plymouth Community Food Pantry will host a clothing giveaway on Fridays and Saturdays, October 11, 12, 18 and 19 at Gaines House and First Baptist Church, 2 North St. 

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WATERTOWN — Rose Hope Animal Refuge will conduct a Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 12, at LaBonne’s Market, 639 Straits Turnpike. The sale will feature homemade baked goods, including breads, cheesecake, brownies, mint chocolate cookie bites and more.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Fire Department will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 13 at the Watertown Station, 935 Main St. Visitors will be able to witness a live demonstration, use the new fire extinguisher trainer and see fire safety mascots Smokey the Bear and Spar…

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WATERTOWN - The Watertown Police Department will be hosting it’s annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, October 4 at Crestbrook Park Golf Course, 834 Northfield Road. For additional information, contact WPD Sgt. Christopher Paquin at 860-945-5200 (cpaquin@watertownctpd.org) of Officer Chr…

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SOUTHBURY — Blues Cafe will resume on Sunday afternoon, October 6, with an appearance by Sloan Wainwright at the George Newton VFW Hall, 150 Lee Farm Dr.

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PROSPECT — The Naugatuck Valley Genealogy Club will host a program about Dr. E. Irene Boardman, the woman the Prospect Library’s meeting room is named after, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 12, at the Prospect Public Library, 17 Center St.

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BETHLEHEM — Caring for Bethlehem will host its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Bethlehem Food Bank from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at Father Shellman Hall, Church of the Nativity.

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WATERTOWN — A Cut Above Hair Salon will host an Open House from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 5 to celebrate their two year anniversary, at 938 Main St.

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OAKVILLE — The Oakville-Watertown Democratic Town Committee will host a wine tasting fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 3 at the Grand Oak Villa, 550 Sylvan Lake Rd.

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WATERTOWN — St. John the Evangelist Church will host its October Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, October 4, at 574 Main St. The October Festival will transform the St. John Church campus into a fall celebration designed to bring both parishioners and town residents together to enjoy a fall…

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NEW PRESTON — The Cornerstone Project, a grassroots nonprofit that works to provide education to vulnerable children, will host its third annual Autumn Celebration to benefit the Nambale Magnet School from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 3, at Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Rd.

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WOODBURY — The Friends of Woodbury Senior Community Center plan its first free concert of the season at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 29, at the Senior Community Center, 265 Main St. South.

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SHERMAN — The Sherman Playhouse will produce “Cabaret,” September 27 through October 12, with matinees on September 29 and October 6.

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WOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center will host several environmental programs for children in kindergarten through fifth grade.

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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will host a Dinner with the Doc program entitled Advancements in Spine Surgery from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 9 at the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Conference Hall, 540 Litchfield St. 

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OAKVILLE — The St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Women’s Ministry is seeking vendors for their annual bazaar, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 16 at the St. Mary Magdalen Gymnasium, 140 Buckingham St.

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THOMASTON — American Legion Post 22 will host a fall harvest dance party from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, October 5, at the Post location, 211 Elm St. Music will be provided by the 3G Party Band. Participants are asked to bring their own food; there will be a cash bar, grab raffles and a 50/50 raffle. 

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OAKVILLE —Special Wishes will host a walk to raise money to grant wishes to area children with life threatening illnesses on Saturday, September 28. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at St. Mary Magdalen School, 140 Buckingham St. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. and be roughly 2.5 miles long.

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WATERTOWN — The Rev. Shannon Rye Wall will present The Gospel of Mark at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 28, at the First Congregational Church of Watertown, 40 DeForest St. The event is hosted by the Women’s Fellowship of the church. Rev. Wall will present The Gospel of Mark from the beginning t…

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MIDDLEBURY — The U.S. Open has come and gone but area tennis fans can still get their fix at Tennis Bash, set for 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, September 21, at the Middlebury Racquet Club, 950 Southford Rd. The event is a benefit for Are You Dense, the Woodbury-based nonprofit founded by the late N…

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The Watertown Library is hosting a Constitution Week display through Monday, September 23. To help celebrate the occasion, Daughters of the American Revolution Trumbull-Porter Chapter member and Constitution Week Chair Judy Maier (left), Town Council member Katherine C. Duplissie and DAR Tru…

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WOODBURY — New Morning Songwriter’s Series will return at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 28, with an evening of the region’s finest songwriters featuring Anne Marie Menta, Richard Neal, Susan Kane and Kyle Hancharick. The series focuses on singer-songwriters and includes both local and tourin…

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WOODBURY — Advocates for Substance Abuse Prevention will host the premier of Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience, from 7 to 9 p.m.Tuesday, October 7, at the Woodbury Senior Center, 265 Main St. South.