Wednesday, April 19, 2017

FALLS VILLAGE: "Author Lecture" 4/29/17

The David M. Hunt Library will host a lecture by author and historian Peter Vermilyea on his new book, Wicked Litchfield County. The presentation will be held on Saturday April 29 beginning at 4:00 pm. For more information, please visit huntlibrary.org or call 860-824-7424.

HARWINTON: "Author's Luncheon" 4/22/17

The Susan B. Anthony Project will hold their Author’s Luncheon on Saturday April 22 beginning at 12:00 pm at the Fairview Farm Golf Course. For more information, please visit sbaproject.org or call 860-489-3798.

WINSTED: "Benefit Concert" 4/29/17

The Second Congregational Church will hold their Harmony for Hunger benefit concert on Saturday April 29 at 6:00 pm. For more information, please visit sccwinsted.org or call 860-379-4766.

LITCHFIELD: "Exhibit on Litchfield Female Academy" beginning 4/21/17

The Litchfield Historical Society will open a new exhibit entitled “Thoughts, Words, and Deeds: Exploring the Litchfield Female Academy.” The exhibit will be on view from Saturday April 22 to November 27 with an opening reception on Friday April 21 at 6:30 pm. For more information, please visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or call 860-567-4501. 

TORRINGTON: "Career Workshop" 4/22/17

Five Points Gallery will hold their Portfolio Day career workshop on Saturday, April 22 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. For more information, please visit fivepointsgallery.org or call 860-618-7222.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

GOSHEN" "Earth Day Lecture" 4/22/17

The Goshen Public Library will host an Earth Day lecture on the history of Long Island Sound on Saturday April 22 at 1:00 pm. For more information, please visit goshenpublib.org or call 860-491-3234.

WINCHESTER: "Vendors Needed for Art Show" 4/29/17 and 4/30/17

The Winchester Center Congregational Church is seeking exhibitors for its upcoming Quilt and Needle Art Show which will be held on on Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30. All submissions are due by or on Thursday April 27. For more information, please visit winchestercentercongchurch.org, or call 860-379-2184.

LITCHFIELD: "New Exhibit" beginning 4/22/17

The Litchfield Historical Society will open a new exhibit entitled “Thoughts, Words, and Deeds: Exploring the Litchfield Female Academy.” The exhibit will run from Saturday April 22 to Monday November 27, and an opening reception will be held on Friday April 21 at 6:30pm. For more information, please visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or call 860-567-4501. 

TORRINGTON: "Indoor Tag Sale" 4/22/17

The St. Peter Holy Rosary Society will hold an indoor tag sale on Saturday April 22 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-482-4433 or email torringtoncatholicparishes@yahoo.com

TORRINGTON: "Lecture on Hospital" 4/20/17

The Torrington Historical Society will host a lecture on the history of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital on Thursday April 20 at 12:00 pm. For more information, please visit torringtonhistoricalsociety.org or call 860-482-8260.

Friday, April 7, 2017

FALLS VILLAGE: "New Art Exhibit" 4/7/17 through 5/6/17

The David M. Hunt Library will feature a new exhibit by Ken Musselman entitled Mingled Musings. The exhibit will run from Friday April 7 through Saturday May 6 with an opening reception on Friday April 7 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-824-7424 or visit huntlibrary.org.  

TORRINGTON: "Honorary Parade Marshall Nominations" 4/21/17

The Torrington Veteran's Support Committee is seeking for nominations for honorary parade marshals for this year’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony. The deadline for nominations is Friday April 21. For more information, please visit torringtonct.org or call the committee chairman at 860-496-1135.

TORRINGTON: "Memorial Day Essay Contest" 5/517

The Torrington Veteran's Support Committee announces their Memorial Day Essay Competition. The drop-off deadline for essays will be Friday May 5 at 3:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-489-2531 or visit torringtonct.org

Friday, March 31, 2017

TORRINGTON: "New Art Exhibit" 3/30/17 to 5/6/17

Five Points Gallery announces a new exhibit featuring the works of Patricia Carrigan, Cat Balco, and Eva Stengade beginning on Thursday March 30. An opening reception will be held on Friday March 31 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The exhibit will run until May 6. For more information, please call 860-618-7222 or visit fivepointsgallery.org.  

Sunday, March 5, 2017

NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT: "Red Cross Blood Drives" April 2017

The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:

Torrington

Saturday April 15 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at St. Peter Church, 109 East Main Street.

Bristol

Friday April 14 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the American Legion Post #2, 22 Hooker Court.


Monday April 17 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at The Arthur G Russel Company, 750 Clark Avenue.


For more information, please call the Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

SALISBURY: "Lectures on the Life of Henry James" Thursdays beginning 3/9/17

The Scoville Memorial Library will host a lecture series by author Mark Scarbrough on the life of novelist Henry James. The first lecture will be held on Thursday March 9  from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and will continue on Thursdays at the same time for the next 7 weeks. For more information, please call the library at 860-435-2838 or visit www.scovillelibrary.org

Saturday, May 11, 2013

TORRINGTON: Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling

Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling

City of Torrington residents can bring their household electronic scrap items (e-waste) to the Water Pollution Control Facility Drop-Site Recycle Center located on Bogue Road for recycling.

The e-waste recycle drop-off site is open Monday thru Friday from 7:00 am to 2:30 pm and weekends from 7:00 to 9:30 am. Proof of residency and sign-in are required.

Data Security is not included with the e-waste recycle program so residents need to take appropriate steps to properly sanitize or destroy all storage media.
Computers, monitors, printers and televisions are no longer picked up curbside so Torrington residents are encouraged to take advantage of this e-waste recycle service.


The e-waste that can be recycled from Torrington households includes:

Computers
Computer monitors
Printers
Modems
Computer
Peripherals (keyboards, mouse’s etc.)
Televisions
Cell phones
Desktop copiers
Fax machines




IPods and PDAs
Stereo
Radio equipment
Telephones and telephone equipment
Typewriters
Speakers
Microwave ovens
Digital cameras
VCRs and DVD players