Sunday, August 18, 2019

Week of August 18


Ongoing Events
The Dream Ride motorcycle and car show will be held August 23 through August 25 at the Farmington Polo Club. More information at reg.dreamride.org

Tuesday August 20
The Colebrook Senior Center will host a blood pressure clinic from 8:45 to 9:45 am. More information at colebrookseniorcommunitycenter.weebly.com

Wednesday August 21
Plainville Library will hold a one on one tech help workshop at 2 pm. For more information,  plainvillect.com/library

The Roaring Brook Nature Center will hold a Trails at Twilight walking event at 7:30 pm. For more information, roaringbrook.org

There will be a free concert at Litchfield Green  at 6:30 pm, featuring The Wool Hats. More information at ctvisit.com

Kidsplay Museum will hold a musical painting event at 10 am. More information at 860 618-7700

The New Canaan Rec Department will hold a concert at 7:30 pm, featuring Otis and the Hurricanes. For more information, 860-594-3610

Thursday August 22
Torrington Library will host author Debbie Levison who will discuss her book The Crate at 6:30 pm. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org

Roaring Brook Nature Center will hold a reptile demonstration at 2 pm. More information at roaringbrook.org

Burlington Farmers Market will be held from 5 to 8 pm at the Town Hall. more information at burlingtonct.us

Avon Public Library will hold a presentation on Woodstock at 6:30 pm. For more information avonctlibrary.info

Canaan VFW will hold a concert at 7 pm. For more information, 860-824-4300

Oliver Wolcott Library will hold a theatrical performance on colonial living at 7 pm. More information at owlibrary.org


Friday August 23
The Town of Colebrook will host a bus trip to Lenox Village at 9:00 am. for more information, (860) 738-9521

The Community Center in Litchfield will hold a program on shamanism at 10 am. For more information, thecommunitycenter.org

Kidsplay Museum will hold a musical painting event this Friday at 10am. More information at 860 618-7700

Saturday August 24
North Congregational Church will hold a Peach Fest and Craft Fair at the Pine Meadow Green in New Hartford from 10 am to 4 pm. more information at 860-379-2466

The White Memorial Conservation Center will hold a nature walk  at 6 pm. For more information 860-567-0857

Rock 4 Vets, an all day concert will be held at Bristol’s Muzzy Field from 11 am to 10:30 pm.  More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page

The Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center in Bristol will hold a program on reptiles at 1 pm. More information at elcct.org

The First Congregational Church of Torrington will hold a bake sale from 9 am to noon. For more information, firstcong.com

The Pleasant Valley Car Show will be held  from 11 am to 2 pm at the Pleasant Valley Drive In, in Barkhamsted. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.

New Hartford’s Beekley Library will hold a tech instruction workshop at 10 am. For more information, 860-379-7235

Sunday August 25
The Farmington River Coordinating Committee will hold a concert at 3 pm at The Pavilion on Bridge Street in New Hartford. More information at farmingtonriver.org


The Railroad Museum of New England will hold a number of rides on the Torrington Express including at both noon and 2 pm. More information at rmne.org

Monday August 26   
Litchfield’s Oliver Wolcott Library will hold an art class at 7 pm. For more information, owlibrary.org

The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:

Torrington
Tuesday August 20 from 1 to 6 pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 837 Charles Street

Monday August 26 from 1 to 6 pm at Coe Memorial Park Civic Center, 101 Litchfield Street

More information at redcrossblood.org

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Week of August 11


Ongoing Events

Canton Volunteer Fire Company will hold a Lobsterfest from August 16 through August 18.  For more information, cantonfireandems.org

The Winsted Fire Department Carnival and Parade will be held August 14 through August17 beginning at 6 pm. For more information, winstedfire.org

The Bridgewater Country Fair will be held from August 16th through August 18. More information at: bridgewaterfair.com

The Wolcott Country Fair will be held from August 16th through the August 18. More information at: wolcottfair.com
A summer meal program will be held through August 16 across four Torrington locations. For more information, endhungerct.org

Tuesday August 13
The Plainville Library will hold a showing of the film Poms at 6 pm. For more information, plainvillect.com/library

There will be a free concert at Coe Park at 7 pm featuring the Farmington Valley Band. More information, torringtonct.myrec.com

Wednesday August 14
Plainville Library will hold a one on one tech help workshop at 2 pm. Additionally, the library will hold a program on couponing at 6:30pm. More information at plainvillect.com/library

There will be a free concert on the Litchfield Green at 6:3 pm, featuring the band Potters Field. For more information, ctvisit.com

Canton’s Roaring Brook Nature Center will hold a program on dragonflies at 1:30 pm. More information, roaringbrook.org

The Norfolk Library will hold a presentation on Woodstock  at 5 pm. For more information, norfolklibrary.org

The Burlington Library will hold an estate planning workshop at 6:30 pm. For more information, burlingtonctlibrary.org

The Ridgefield Playhouse will present Janis Ian & Livingston Taylor at 8 pm. More information at ridgefieldplayhouse.org

The New Canaan Rec Department will hold a free concert  at 7:30 pm, featuring The Short Bus Band. More information at 860-594-3610

Bristol’s Imagine Nation Museum will hold a Railroad Day from 10 am to noon. www.imaginenation.org


Thursday August 15
The Torrington Library will hold a show-and-tell presentation on the clothing of 1800s England at 6:30 pm. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org

Oliver Wolcott Library will hold a program on The American Revolution at 7:00 pm. More information at owlibrary.org

The Colebrook Senior Center will hold a showing of the film “Green Book” at 1:15 pm. Additionally, the center will hold a community bingo night at 6:30 pm. For more information, colebrookseniorcommunitycenter.weebly.com

The Community Center in Litchfield will hold a program on Shamanismfrom 10 am to 11am. For more information, thecommunitycenter.org

The Canaan VFW will hold a concert at 7 pm. More information at 860-824-4300

Burlington Farmers Market will be held from 5 to 8 pm at the Town Hall. For more information, burlingtonct.us

Friday August 16
Noelke Gallery will hold a concert at 7 pm. More information at noelkegallery.com
There will be a free concert at Coe Park at 7pm featuring Tim Urban. More information at, torringtonct.myrec.com

Saturday August 17 
Kitty Quarter Pet Adoption Center will hold an adoption event from 12 pm to 3 pm as part of National Clear the Shelters day. More information at www.kittyquarters.org/

Harwinton Public Library will hold a summer book sale from 10 am to noon. For more information, 860-485-9113.

The Peoples State Forest Nature Museum will hold a program entitled “Monarch Majesty”at 1pm. More information at psfnaturemuseum.org

The Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center in Bristol will hold an Animal Menagerie program at 1 pm. More information at elcct.org

The White Memorial Conservation Center will hold a program on Animal Adaptations at 2 pm. For more information, whitememorialcc.org

A fund-raising event to benefit the Lourdes Shrine in Litchfield will be held at the Montfort House on 83 Montfort Road from 6 pm to 9 pm. For more information, 860-567-1041

Sunday August 18
Noelke Gallery will hold a concert at 7 pm. More information at noelkegallery.com

The Railroad Museum of New England will hold a number of rides on the Torrington Express including at both noon and 2 pm. More information at rmne.org


Monday August 19  
Torrington Park and Rec will sponsor a bus trip to Mohegan Sun Casino. For more information, torringtonct.org

Seth Thomas Park in Thomaston will hold a concert at pm. More information at thomastonfinearts.com

The Goshen Library will hold a presentation on the Civil War at 3 pm. For more information, goshenpublib.org

The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:

Winsted
Wednesday August 14 from noon to 5 pm at NW CT Community College, Park Place East/Route 8

Barkhamsted
Saturday August 17 from 8 am to 1 pm at the Barkhamsted Highway Garage, 33 New Hartford Road

More information at redcrossblood.org