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WOODBURY — Studio Hill Gallery, 507 Main St. South, will present “Faces and Places,” a duo art show featuring the paintings of Newtown-based artists Stephanie Adam and Carol Gaulin-McKenzie. The show runs Sunday, August 14, through Sunday, September 4. An opening reception to meet the artists will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 14. Light refreshments will be served. Read more

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AREA — The American Cancer Society invites cancer patients to enjoy a free makeover with a certified cosmetologist through its Look Good... Feel Better program.

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NEWTOWN — SCAN, the Society of Creative Arts of Newtown, will host John Forgione presenting an art demonstration on painting a landscape in oil at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 10 at the Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main St. (at The Flagpole).

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed into law Public Act 22-49, which will align Connecticut’s standards on childhood lead poisoning with federal standards and help alleviate the risks associated with it.

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NEWTOWN — Parent Connection’s Newtown Hope and Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. each Thursday at the offices of the Newtown Parent Connection, 2 Washington Sq.

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SOUTHBURY — From American Gothic to Whistler’s Mother to Nighthawks, a program on some famous paintings, is slated for 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, August 19, on Zoom and streamed to the Kingsley Room of the Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host Yoga in the Garden: A Morning Sadhana at White Memorial taught by Judith Ehrman Shapiro at 8 a.m. Wednesday, August 17 in the garden behind the White Memorial Museum at 80 Whitehall Rd.

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The Crescent Gallery, 158 Main St., Thomaston, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 13. For about a century, the location was a firehouse. The history behind the Crescent Gallery’s name goes back to the Crescent Hose Company No. 2. The number 2 is chiseled in granite over …

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OXFORD — An in-person Caregiver’s Support Group monthly group meeting is scheduled from 2:30 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at St. Thomas the Apostle Church Parish Center at 733 Oxford Rd.

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WASHINGTON — The Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life will host award-winning Professor Joseph Luzzi in a Zoom program at 10 a.m. Sunday August 21.

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AREA — Al-Anon family groups meet via Zoom and at person-to-person meetings.

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HARTFORD —  In the wake of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, Gov. Ned Lamont announced that the state has launched a reproductive rights telephone hotline and website to help people seeking information on abortion services in the state get connected to the resources they need.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host An Evening with South Lake Jazz from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, August 27 at the Activity Shed at 80 Whitehall Rd.

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The Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Concert Series continues at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, August 10, in the Pavilion at Hollow Park, Hollow Road, Woodbury, with the T.J. Thompson Trio. The T.J. Thompson Trio has been active since 2014 performing in clubs, theater pits and parks …

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Garden Club will host the program, 10 Steps to Gardening and Inner Peace with Advanced Master Gardener and noted horticulturist Renee Marsh at 1 p.m. Friday, August 5, at the Southbury Public Library, Kingsley Room. The program is free and open to the public.

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NEWTOWN — The Newtown Senior Center features the Crafting Crew, a women’s discussion group, men’s breakfast club, ping pong players’ group, art classes, technology assistance, poker group, Spanish lessons, knitting and crocheting group and a garden club.

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WOODBURY — Patrons can express themselves and explore diversity through creative writing with Spoken Word Poet MayaRose from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 11, in the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.

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EAST HARTFORD — Donations of used cars are sought by the American Lung Association. Donating is a quick and easy way to get rid of an unwanted vehicle Those donating will receive a tax break.

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Another Farm in Woodbury sent four equestrians to compete in the Frazier Farm Horse Show on Sunday, July 24. The hot day didn’t stop the gals, all being coached by trainer Cyndi Jaret, from lots of ribbons and laughs. Shown (from left) are Tess Kemp on Meatball, Sarah Walsh on Ms. Zeva, Kore…

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ROXBURY — The Roxbury Congregational Church will host its 18th annual tag/bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 10, at the church at 24 Church Street (Rt. 317).

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OXFORD — An in-person Caregiver’s Support Group monthly group meeting is scheduled from 2:30 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at St. Thomas the Apostle Church Parish Center at 733 Oxford Rd.

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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Public Library, 30 Crest Rd., will offer programs for adults and children in August.

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WOODBURY-NEW MILFORD — The annual Connecticut Colonial Concours d’ Elegance will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31. The weekend event begins with a kick-off party at noon Friday, July 29, at the Woodbury Brewing Company, 738 Main St. South, Woodbury, followed by a rally through …

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EAST HARTFORD — Donations of used cars are sought by the American Lung Association. Donating is an easy way to get rid of an unwanted vehicle Those donating will receive a tax break.

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BETHLEHEM — A concert by singer-songwriters, Fran Patnaude and Tom Hanford, postponed due to inclement weather, will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the Bethlehem Land Trust Bellamy-Ferriday Preserve, 9 Main St. North.

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HARTFORD — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports that in Connecticut suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people, ages 10 to 34.

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Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition staff and volunteers recently planted 400 native shrubs and plants along a 350-foot zone along Lake Stibbs in Southbury. This riparian buffer aims to absorb stormwater runoff, deter goose fecal bacterial inputs and provide native biodiversity. Project part…

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AREA — The American Cancer Society invites cancer patients to enjoy a free makeover with a certified cosmetologist through its Look Good... Feel Better program.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host a Chocolate Olympics from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 17, at the library, 100 Poverty Rd.