Sunday, May 19, 2019

Week of May 19


Ongoing Events
The Yale Norfolk School of Art will hold a series of programs entitled “The Ethics of Color” which will run until June 20. The first session will be held this Thursday at 7:30pm. For more information, norfolkfoundation.net.

Tuesday May 21
The Warner Theatre will host a Hope for Recovery Vigil at 12:30 pm. More information at warnerthreater.org

Winsted’s Northwestern Regional School will host a talk by civil rights worker Deacon Art Miller at 6:30 pm. For more information, nwr7.org

The Scoville Memorial Library in Salisbury will host an author presentation at 6 pm. For more information, scovillelibrary.org

Wednesday May 22     
The Winsted YMCA will hold a trail volunteer planning meeting at 7 pm. More information at nwcty.org

The Burlington Library will host an Author Talk at 6 pm. More information at burlingtonctlibrary.org

The Scoville Memorial Library will hold a presentation on Fake News vs. Real News at 2 pm. For more information, 


Thursday May 23
Torrington Middle School will host an EdAdvance program entitled “The Undercover Parent” at 6:30 pm. More information can be found on the Torrington Police Athletic League Facebookpage.


The Burlington Library will hold a special poetry reading at 1 pm. For more information, burlingtonctlibrary.org

Winsted’s Beardsley Library will hold a DIY workshop on making Bird Baths at 6:30 pm. For more information, beardsleylibrary.org

The Oliver Wolcott Library will hold a discussion on documentary film production at 7 pm. More information at owlibrary.org

Torrington Historical Society will hold a program on Torrington’s role during WWI at 12 pm. For more information, torringtonhistoricalsociety.org


The Thomaston Library will hold a discussion on the book and film “The Maltese Falcon” at 7 pm. More information at thomastonlibrary.org

The Torrington Library will host a presentation by the American Job Center on job seeking resources at 6 pm. More information at torringtonlibrary.org


Friday May 24
Harwinton Library will host a veterans' advocacy program from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. For more information, harwintonpl.org

Saturday May 25 
White Memorial Conservation Center will host a performance by the Hartford Classical Guitar Ensemble at 7 pm. For more information whitememorialcc.org


Sunday May 26
The Ed Strang Boy Scout Reservation in Goshen will hold a visitor's day from 10 am to 4 pm. More information at originainepr.com


The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:

Harwinton
Saturday May 25 from 8 am to 1 pm at Harwinton Town Hall, 100 Bentley Drive

Winsted
Monday May 27 from 8 am to 1 pm at Northwestern/Greenwoods Hall, Park Place East


More information at redcrossblood.org

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Week of May 12


Ongoing Events
The Torrington Veterans Support Committee is looking for participants in this year’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, to be held on May 27. For more information, 828-707-5131.

Tuesday May 14
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will hold a class on dementia and caregiving at 5 pm. For more information, 860-496-6240.

Northwest CT Community College will hold a class on avoiding consumer scams at 11 am. For more information, 203 757-5449 ext. 160

The Terryville Library will hold a presentation on the Plymouth Historical Society at 6:30 pm. More information at plymouthhistoricalsociety.org 

The Torrington Library will hold a workshop on using email at 11am. More information at torringtonlibrary.org

White Memorial Conservation Center Museum will hold a series of bird walks on the second Tuesday of each month beginning today at 8am. For more information, whitememorialcc.org

Wednesday May 15
Oliver Wolcott Library will hold a presentation on the historical struggles of women in Litchfield at 7 pm. For more information, owlibrary.org

The Avon Library will host a suicide prevention training course at 3 pm. More information at avonlibrary.info

Thursday May 16
Oliver Wolcott Library will host a presentation by Eileen Manela entitled “Telling My Father's Story: A Personal Monologue” at 7 pm. For more information, owlibrary.org

St. Maron Church will host a pasta supper fundraiser for local resident Paul Perry this Thursday from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. More information at 860-309-8653

The Torrington Library will host a presentation on the history of Arlington Memorial Cemetery at 6:30 pm. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org

The Thomaston Library will host a lecture on the United Nations at 6:30pm. More information at 860-283-433.

Friday May 17
The Burlington Library will hold a showing of the film “On the Basis of Sex” at 1 pm. More information at burlingtonctlibrary.org.

Kidsplay Museum will hold a “May is Time for Making” eventat 5 pm as part of their Family Friday event series. For more information, kidsplaymuseum.org

Saturday May 18
The Torrington Library will hold a CT Civil War Round Table discussion at 11:30 am. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org

The Harwinton Volunteer Fire Department will hold a “Pasta with a Purpose” event to benefit a local family from 4 to 7 pm.  More information at harwintonvfd.org

The American Legion Centennial Car Show will be held this Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm at the Terryville Fairgrounds. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.

Harwinton’s Town Hall Complex will host a community paper shredding event from 9 am to 12 noon. For more information, www.harwinton.us

The Roaring Brook Nature Center will hold a morning walk through Werner’s Woods from 7 to 9 am. More information at roaringbrook.org

White Memorial Conservation Center will hold a guided meditation and walk at 10 am. For more information, whitememorialcc.org

A fundraiser for Bikers Against Child Abuse featuring the Front Row Band will be held at Mulligan’s Restaurant from 1 to 4 pm. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.

The Torrington Trails Network will hold a plant sale from 9 am to 3 pm next to the Torrington Library. For more information, nwcty.org/torringtontrails

O & G Facilities will host a Touch A Truck event to benefit KidsPlay Museum this Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm. For more information, www.ogind.com

The Harwinton Library will hold a Book, Plant & Bake Sale this Saturday from 9:30 am to 2 pm. More information at 860-485-9113

The Railroad Museum of New England will hold a Tequila Tasting train ride at 5pm. For more information, RMNE.org

Noelke Gallery will host a fundraiser for the Torringford Volunteer Fire Department at 6pm. More information at noelkegallery.com

Sunset Meadows Winery will host a wine tasting this Saturday at 6:30 pm to benefit the Goshen Historical Society. More information at 860-491-3129

Torrington Parks and Rec will sponsor a scavenger hunt through city parks from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, torringtonct.org.  

The Torrington Civitan Club will sponsor a Scholarship Fundraiser Dance at Chatterley’s Banquet Hall from 7:30 pm to 11 pm. For more information, 860-482-5655

The Litchfield Historical Society will host a silent auction art fundraiser from 6 to 8 pm. More information at litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Scoville Memorial Library will host a A Photographic Walk around the town at 10 am. For more information, scovillelibrary.org

Litchfield’s Community Center will hold a comedy night featuring Michael Petit at 7:30pm. More information at thecommunitycenter.org


Sunday May 19
The Oliver Wolcott Library will host a presentation on Victorian era tea etiquette at 1 pm. For more information, owlibrary.org

Norfolk Library will host a series of musical performances at 5 pm. More information at norfolklibrary.org

The “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” march will be held at 9 am in the center of Litchfield. More information at sbaproject.org.

The Second Congregational Church of Winsted will host a Harmony for Hunger Concert at 2 pm. For more information, sccwinsted.org

Monday May 20
The Goshen Public Library will hold a program on the history of land ownership at 3 pm. For more information, goshenpublib.org

Warner Theatre will hold auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by appointment on Monday May 20 and Tuesday May 21. More information at warnertheatre.org

The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:

New Hartford
Tuesday May 14 from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at South End Volunteer Fire Department, 20 Antolini Road

Burlington
Friday May 17 from 1 to 6 pm at the Burlington Town Hall, 200 Spielman Highway

More information at redcrossblood.org