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WOODBURY — The Glebe House Museum will host its Cemetery Tours and Haunted Museum on Saturday, October 23, and The Witch of Woodbury and Friends with Haunted Museum on Saturday, October 30. These one-night-only events are sure to bring out the ghost, goblins, and other scary creatures that go bump in the night as well as cause nightmares in even the bravest souls. Cemetery tours will start every ten minutes beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the final tour will be at 8:30 p.m. Read more

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WOODBURY — The Watertown Art League will hold its annual member’s show on Friday, October 29 through Sunday, October 31 on Halloween weekend at Woodbury’s Old Town Hall at 281 Main St. South. The Fall Festival of Art is free and open to the public, masks are required. The event features curr…

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WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging is offering a free, six-week Live Well with Diabetes workshop in Spanish for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, from the comfort of their home without having to use technology beyond the telephone.

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WATERBURY — Adults with ongoing health conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease or any other chronic issues can learn better ways to manage recurring challenges such as pain, fatigue, difficult emotions, anxiety and stress during an in-home version of the popular Live…

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Historical Society plans its second annual Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event to celebrate the end of the harvest season, from Saturday, October 16, through Sunday, October 31, at the Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will host author Jillian Celentano at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 13 for the program, Transgender Awareness, at the library at 269 Main St. South.

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WATERTOWN — Robin Osborn will host the Mystery Book Club at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month via Zoom.

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BETHLEHEM — The 16th annual Connecticut Garlic and Harvest Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, October 9 and 10, at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds, 384 Main St. North, Route 61. More than 20 garlic farms will be present selling fresh garlic for eating and planting.…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Art League will host an in-person demonstration by award-winning pastel artist Jane Penfield at 7 p.m. Monday, October 11, in Fellowship Hall, First Congregational Church, 40 DeForest St. Ms. Penfield is drawn to nature, as well as to the human influence on it. She …

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OAKVILLE — The Book Nook, a used bookstore run by the Watertown Friends of the Library, is having a half-price authors’ sale in October.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Land Trust has scheduled a hike at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 17, at the Schienda Preserve, located between 129 and 195 Hinman Rd.

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NEW LONDON — The U.S. Coast Guard Band will present “Festive Fall” at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 10, featuring flutist MU1 Meera Gudipati.

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LITCHFIELD — Bringing the Divine Into Healing Body, Mind and Spirit will be presented from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 9, at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 E Litchfield Rd.

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WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging is offering a free, six-week Live Well With Diabetes workshop in Spanish for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, to November 16.

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The Watertown Fire Department Open House will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 10, at the fire headquarters on Main Street. The event will include visits with Smokey Bear and Sparky the Firehouse dog as well as activities in the fire safety education trailer. Firefighters will be on…

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WASHINGTON — The Washington Council of Congregations will host a meeting for all interested persons at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 23, at the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens, 1 Green Hill Rd., to explore becoming a community co-sponsor with Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services to help…

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LITCHFIELD — The Shrine of Lourdes will host the state Knights of Columbus for a Living Rosary at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 3 in the Grotto Plaza, 50 Montfort Rd.

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The Pomperaug Valley Garden Club will host a lecture by Sue Cheatham of the Old Woodbury Historical Society, Discovering Our Past: The Restoration of the Hurd House 17th and 18th Century Medicinal Herb Garden. The program will start at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 12, at the Hurd House, 25 Hollo…

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LITCHFIELD — The Shrine of Lourdes will host a Blessing of the Animals at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 2 in the Grotto Plaza, 50 Montfort Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging and the Pomperaug District Department of Health will host a six week Live Well With Chronic Pain telephone workshop from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays starting Tuesday, October 5.

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WOODBURY — The Parks and Recreation Department’s Annual Firework Display has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 16 at Hollow Park on Hollow Road.

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NEW PRESTON — The Judea Garden will host a volunteer opportunity to fall clean up the garden from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 23 and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, October 24 at the garden, 124 Christian St.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host Dana Goin for a zoom lecture about coexisting with coyotes from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, October 21 at the library’s Kingsley Room, 100 Poverty Rd.

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ROXBURY — The Roxbury Conservation Commission will host October Bat Fest and dedicated an entire month to these beneficial flying mammals with activities every weekend and many opportunities for the public to participate.

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WATERBURY — The Waterbury Chapter of UNICO National will mark the 55th annual Italian Mayor for the Day celebrations on Friday, October 8, with William Summa taking on the role.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Lions Club will host its 16th annual Golf Tournament on Friday, October 8 at Crestbrook Park Golf Course at 834 Northfield Rd.

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OXFORD — The Naugatuck Valley Genealogy Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 9, via Zoom.

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BETHLEHEM — Connecticut Landmarks’ Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden, the Bethlehem Land Trust and the Old Bethlem Historical Society offer a guided Fall Foliage Walk from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 9, on the grounds of the Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden, the Bellamy-Ferriday Preserve …

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The 30th Annual Oktoberfest is slated for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26 at the Quassy Amusement Park, 2132 Middlebury Rd. There will be live music featuring the Beer Hall Boys, pictured here. There will be German food and beer. Admission to the Oktoberfest…

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will present The Town of Iron Toys at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 5, at 269 Main St. South. Richard Donahue will share the history of toys made by John and Elisha Stevens when they formed the J & E Stevens Company in Cromwell in 1843. They intended to m…

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OAKVILLE — All Saints with Christ Episcopal Church, 262 Main St., will celebrate a Blessing of the Animals during its regular Sunday Eucharist at 9 a.m. October 3. The service will celebrate the life of St. Francis of Assisi who was, among other things, the patron saint of animals. All anima…

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer a free admission week for children from Tuesday, September 28, to Monday, October 4, at the museum, 80 Whitehall Rd., courtesy of Joan and Jack Benham.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will host the Teens Choose book club on the second Wednesday of the month starting 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, at the library, 269 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will offer “crafternoons” for teens and tweens at 2:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month starting Wednesday, October 20 at the library, 269 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — While the first floor of the Woodbury Public Library will be closed for renovations Thursday, September 23, through Saturday, September 25, the library’s Gallery and second floor Children’s Department will be open to the public. 

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The Watertown Lions Club Car Cruze will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, September 26, at Watertown High School, 324 French St., Watertown. The Car Cruze is co-sponsored by Watertown Recreation and the Watertown Lions Club. Lions Club members (from left) Jim Kosloski, President Kath…

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WASHINGTON — HORSE (the Humane Organization Representing Suffering Equines), celebrating its 40th year, will hold its second Fall Music Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 25, at 43 Wilbur Rd. The rain date is Sunday, September 26.

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OAKVILLE — All Saints with Christ Episcopal Church will host a tag sale with a twist from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Saturday, October 2, at the church at 262 Main St.