Sunday, November 11, 2018

Week of November 11

Ongoing Events

Torrington’s Friendly Hands Food Bank is in need of goods for Thanksgiving, including turkeys, vegetables, and gift cards or certificates. Donations can be dropped off at  50 King Street. After hours drop off’s can be left at 19 King Street. For more information, 860-482-3338


The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery Program is in need of drivers to bring patients to and from treatment. More information at 800-227-2345.

Tuesday November 13

The Torrington Library will hold a showing of the film “The Pilgrims” at 2 pm. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org.

The Sullivan Senior Center will hold a bus trip to Chicopee, MA this Tuesday. More information at 860-489-2211

Wednesday November 14

The Torrington Historical Society will host a lecture on the story of the Torrington WWI soldier Paul Maynard at 6:30pm. For more information, torringtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Torrington’s Community Health and Wellness Center will host a Community Thanksgiving Breakfast from 9 am to 11 am at 469 Migeon Avenue. More information at: chwctorr.org

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will hold a presentation on diabetes  from 5:30 to 7 pm at Chatterley’s Banquet Facility. For more information, 860-496-2198

Oliver Wolcott Library will host a presentation on Leonard Bernstein at 7pm. More information at owlibrary.org

Friday November 15
The Torrington Prime Time House will hold a grand opening of their Sip and Shop store from 4 to 7pm at 174 West Yard Street in Litchfield. For more information, www.primetimehouse.org.


The Harwinton Public Library will hold a children’s Thanksgiving Storytime at 11 am. More information at: 860-485-9113

The Sullivan Senior Center will hold a bus trip to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. More information at: 860-489-2211

NW CT Community College will hold a night of word games and raffles benefit the Y’s Literacy Program. More information at NWCTY.ORG

The United Nations Association of Connecticut will sponsor a talk with a retired Russian diplomat at the Thomaston Library at 6:30 pm. For more information, 860-283-4339.


The Chabad of Northwest CT and Home Depot are partnering to offer a pre-Chanukah Menorah Workshop at the New Hartford Home Depot at 5 pm, and at the New Milford Home Depot this Sunday at 1pm. More information at chabadnw.org/homedepot.

The Torrington Prime Time House will hold a grand opening of their Sip and Shop store from 4 to 7 pm at 174 West Yard Street in Litchfield. For more information, www.primetimehouse.org.

The Thomaston Library will host an Author Presentation on CT travel this Friday at 1pm. More information at: thomastonlibrary.org

Saturday November 17
The Winchester Youth Service Bureau will hold a special screening of the film “Angst” at 10:30am at the Apple Cinemas in Barkhamsted. For more information, nwcty.org/wysb.

Winsted's St. James Church will hold a holiday craft fair this Saturday from 9am to 3pm. More information at 860-309-1762.
The Litchfield Historical Society will present a lecture on immigration at 4pm. For more information, 860-567-4501.

Torrington's Advent Christian Church will hold a community dinner and movie screening at 6pm. For more information, www.adventchristianchurch.com.

The White Memorial Conservation Center will hold a presentation on plants this Saturday at 2 pm. Additionally, an evening of Icelandic music and food will be held at 6 pm. For more information, whitememorialcc.org

Torrington’s Five Points Gallery will host a Beer, Wine and Food Fundraiser by Joyful Noise, Inc. from 6 to 9 pm. For more information, chorusangelicus.org

The Harwinton Library will host a program by the Bigelow Tea Company on the history and health benefits of drinking tea this Saturday at 10:30am. More information at: 860-485-9113


The Harwinton Public Library will hold a children’s reading program with therapy dogs this Saturday from 1 to 2 pm. For more information, 860-485-9113

Sunday November 18
White Memorial Conservation Center will hold a one-hour llama walk. For more information, 860-248-0355

Monday November 19
Torrington Park & Recreation will sponsor a trip to a casino from 8am to 6pm. More information at (860) 489-2270

The Goshen Public Library will hold part 2 of their program on the history and politics of the American dollar at 3pm. More information at: Goshenpublib.org

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Week of November 4


Ongoing Events
The Bristol Library will hold writing classes for children throughout this month. Learn more at: bristollib.com

The Unionville Museum is currently showing its new exhibit “There & Back Here– Unionville in WWI”, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Learn more at unionvillemuseum.org

The Middletown High School will host a concert performance by the GM Chorale at 4:00pm, with a pre-concert talk at 3:15pm. More information at: gmchorale.org

Canton’s Roaring Brook Nature Center will hold a program on navigation this Sunday at 1:30 pm. For more information, roaringbrook.org

The Harwinton American Legion Post 137 will hold a Veterans Day ceremony this Sunday at 11 AM at the town green. In the event of bad weather, the ceremony will be held in the Town Hall. more information at: 860-485-1166

A reading of the Gettysburg address will be held this Sunday at the Winsted Soldiers’ Monument at 3pm, with the Monument open from 2 to 4pm. For more information, www.townofwinchester.org/soldiers-monument-commission.

A Martial Arts Clinic to benefit for the Torrington Community Soup Kitchen will be held this Sunday at 10am at Torrington Family Kempo. More information at 860-626-1114

The Torrington Veterans Memorial Committee will hold a Veterans Day Observance Ceremony this Sunday at 10:30am in Coe Park. In the event of rain the ceremony will be held in the Coe Park Civic Center. For more information, www.torringtonct.org/veterans-memorial-committee


Monday November 12
The Goshen Library will hold a program on the Monuments of World War 1, at 4pm. More information at: 860-491-3234.