WASHINGTON — The Steep Rock Association will host a fall outing from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, October 18. Those attending are asked to meet at 2 Tunnel Rd. to investigate the heart of Steep Rock Preserve and uncover its history. Carol Santoleri is a landscape historian and photographer who… Read more
Every business and organization has had to answer the same question over the past 6 months: do we close, cancel, scrap it all – or do we adapt?
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host a free Zoom lecture on Fee or Free Genealogy Options, presented by Marian Burk Wood from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, October 15.
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host a Zoom lecture on Connecticut’s post-Covid transportation future presented by Jim Cameron from 2 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6.
WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library and Gunn Historical Museum will welcome historian Mark Albertson as he leads a lecture on the Suffragette Movement at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 24.
WASHINGTON DEPOT — The Washington Council of Congregations will hold its fourth Drive-Thru Food Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 3, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 34 Green Hill Rd.
WATERBURY — An electronics recycling program is open to all Connecticut residents from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 26, in the Brass Mill Center-Sears Automotive Parking Lot, 495 Union St.
MONROE — The town will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, regarding a proposal by ARX Wireless Infrastructure for the construction of a communications cell tower at 345 Fan Hill Rd.
MIDDLEBURY — “As many families first discovered last spring, living and working and schooling under the same roof 24/7 brings some real challenges for students and parents,” said Beth Cooper Benjamin, director of Westover School’s Girls’ Leadership Programming.
SOUTHBURY — South Britain Congregational Church will host its annual Apple Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 26, rain or shine at the church at 693 South Britain Rd., Route 172, followed by a two-week online component. Apples are the theme of the traditional fall fair, which…
The Washington Art Association and Gallery will feature members’ works, such as this oil on canvas by Kerwin Mayers, in a show titled Transforming the Commonplace, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, September 19, to October 11, at 4 Bryan Plaza. Th…
WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum, 63 Prospect St., will open an exhibit titled Moises Suriel: Waterbury Greats, showcasing more than 40 hand-drawn portraits of Black Waterburians, a collection envisioned by Dr. James H. Gatling, to honor those who have made significant contributions to the B…
WASHINGTON – The Institute for American Indian Studies will host a demonstration by American Indian Wampum artist Allen Hazard at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 19, one in a series of outdoor presentations.
MORRIS — Retired Connecticut State Police Detective Sergeant Jerry Longo, journalist Andy Thibault, poet and writer Franz Douskey and retired reporter Karen Zeiner will discuss the career and memoir of Louis “the Coin” Colavecchio at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the Morris Public Library Online.
NEWTOWN — The Newtown Senior Center, 8 Simpson St., is working with the health district and first selectman to develop a reopening plan that could be implemented October 1.
WOODBURY — The Connecticut Healthy Living Collective and AARP Connecticut will offer a new, stimulating virtual exploration series for older adults on October 14, 21 and 28, via Zoom through the Woodbury Senior Center.
MIDDLEBURY — Boy Scout Troop 444 will be running a can and bottle drive for the month of September to benefit the Middlebury Food Bank starting September 14.
WATERBURY — Main Street Waterbury announced that Kristen Jacoby, Woodbury resident and president and CPO of the United Way of Greater Waterbury, will receive the 2020 MSW Community Partnership Award on Wednesday, November 11, at the Palace Theater, 100 East Main St.
WASHINGTON — The Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life announces its High Holiday service schedule which will take place beginning on September 18th with Rosh Hashanah.
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Senior Center has received guidance from the state of Connecticut that they may begin to move toward reopening the Senior Community Center building.
WASHINGTON — A virtual auction will replace this year’s Boots & Britches BBQ, a popular annual fundraiser for Little Britches Therapeutic Riding.
WOODBURY — The Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition invites its supporters and community to kick off World Rivers Day and celebrate the Pomperaug Watershed with an online video tour of spots of interest throughout the watershed.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Republican Town Committee will host its annual cocktail reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 24, at Vyne Restaurant & Bar, 1365 Whittemore Rd.
NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce marked the 15th year of its annual Duck Day event with a special release of a Virtual Duck Celebration video on Sunday, September 6.
MONROE — The Friends of the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library has received a $1,824 grant from Connecticut Humanities to enable the library, in partnership with the Monroe Historical Society, to present United States in WW II: Perspectives on History with a Modern-Day Context.
SOUTHBURY — StayWell Health Center, in partnership with the state Department of Public Health, the Greater Waterbury Health Partnership and Grace Meadows will provide free Covid-19 testing from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday September 23, at the Grace Meadows Elderly Housing, 380 North Poverty Rd.
LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Historical Society continues Sensory Science Saturdays where students will investigate the fields of physical and biological sciences in an outdoor and socially distant environment.
LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Historical Society will have September Walking Tours and an Outdoor Exhibits in the Tapping Reeve Meadow with 2020 marking the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment in the United States.
The nation will commemorate POW/MIA Day on Friday, September 18, in memory of all missing veterans. This photo depicts the table the veteran and active duty organizations use for remembrance, placed by the American Legion, Lt.C. Edward Hine Post 147. Each item on the table has a purpose and …
WASHINGTON — The Institute for American Indian Studies will host its annual Founder’s Day clambake from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, September 12, at the River Walk Pavilion, 11A School St. This annual event, held every September, honors the founders of the museum and celebrates Connecticut’s Indig…
Woodbury native Robert Thackery Peterson will offer a virtual evening of music at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 15, during Woodbury Library’s first musical event via Zoom. He will perform his own original music and contemporary favorites. A founding member of the band The Lighthouse Route, Mr. P…
WASHINGTON — Conversations on the Green will present Pandemic Economy: Charting the Recovery with Nobel Laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman and restaurateur Danny Meyer at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 20. The sixth virtual forum of the season will feature the three debating and discussing…
WATERTOWN — The Watertown Lions Club will host its 15th annual Golf Tournament Friday, September 18 at Crestbrook Park on Northfield Road in Watertown. Cost is $125 per person which includes entry fee, cart, lunch, beer, and refreshments on the course. Raffle tickets are included free in the…
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Region 14 Parent Connection’s annual Walk for Recovery, originally scheduled for September 11, has been canceled; however, residents are invited to view the memorial set up on the front lawn of Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home on the corner of School Street and Main Stre…
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its annual memorial service for victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks at 8:45 a.m. Friday, September 11, in Hollow Park.
MIDDLEBURY — Nostalgia meets retro on at the Classic Car and Drive-in Movie Night Friday, September 25, at Quassy Amusement and Waterpark, 2132 Middlebury Rd.
ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library will host a series of virtual activities that include various discussions on New England Legends, the Suffrage Movement and more during September.
MIDDLEBURY — Fifth District Congresswoman Jahana Hayes is the featured speaker for Westover School’s educational webinar series entitled, Your Vote Matters: Navigating Conversations on Politics in the Classroom, at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 10.
SOUTHBURY – Christ The Savior Orthodox Church will host an outdoor, socially distanced Concert on the Lawn that starts at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 20 at the church located at 1070 Roxbury Rd.
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host a Zoom presentation about avoiding scams and misinformation about Covid-19 from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 16.