Tuesday, January 17, 2017

FALLS VILLAGE: "Artist Exhibit" through 3/4/17

The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will feature an exhibit by artist Sarah Martinez entitled Air, Land, and Sky. An opening reception will be held on Friday February 10 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The exhibit will run until March 4. For more information, please call 860-824-7424, or visit www.huntlibrary.org

SALISBURY: "Artist Presentation" 1/21/17

The Scoville Memorial Library will host a presentation on the works of naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Frederic Church. The presentation will take place Saturday January 21 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-435-2838 or visit www.scovillelibrary.org.  

LITCHFIELD: "Lecture on Electoral College" 2/12/17

The Litchfield Historical Society will host a presentation by the League of Women Voters on the Electoral College. The presentation will be held on Sunday February 12 at 3:00 pm. For more information, please visit www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Monday, January 9, 2017

GOSHEN: "Foreign Policy Discussions" Mondays

The Goshen Public Library will host the Foreign Policy Association Great Decision discussion series. The series will run from January through May on alternate Mondays, starting on January 23 at 4pm. For more information, please call 860-491-3234 or visit goshenpublib.org

LITCHFIELD: "Book Lecture" 1/29/17

The Litchfield Historical Society will host a lecture by author John Endicott on his new book, Aaron Burr in Exile: A Pariah in Paris. The lecture will be held on Sunday January 29 at 3pm. For more information, please visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Monday, January 2, 2017

LITCHFIELD COUNTY: "Red Cross Blood Drives" January 2017

The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:


Thursday January 19 from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, 540 Litchfield St.

Monday January 30 from 1:45pm to 6:45pm at United Congregational Church, 1622 Torringford St.


Tuesday January 17 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Elks Lodge, 126 South St.


Friday January 20 from 1:45 pm to 6:45pm at the Winsted Area Ambulance Association, 655 Main St.

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

SALISBURY: "Social Media for Seniors" 1/18/17

The Sharon-Northwest Corner Triad will hold a hands-on session for local senior citizens regarding social media. The event will take place on Wednesday January 18 at 2:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-435-9851 or visit noblehorizons.org

LITCHFIELD: "Young Historians Book Club" Wednesdays beginning 1/11/17

The Litchfield Historical Society will hold new sessions of its Young Historians Book Club for ages 7 to 10 on Wednesdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. The first session will take place on Wednesday January 11. For more information, please call 860-567-4501 or visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

TORRINGTON: "New Exhibit at Five Points Gallery" 1/4/17 to 2/11/17

Five Points Gallery announces a new exhibit entitled Figure This which runs from Friday January 5 to Saturday February 11. The gallery is open Thursdays through Mondays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-618-7222 or visit fivepointsgallery.org

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

LITCHFIELD: "Book Club" Beginning 1/11/17

The Litchfield Historical Society will hold January and February meetings of the Young Historians Book Club. The club will meet monthly on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 pm. The first session will be on Wednesday January 11. For more information, please visit www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Monday, November 21, 2016

TORRINGTON: "Self Guided Audio Tour of Historic Downtown" onoging

The Torrington Historical Society announces the installation of 21 audio tour signs in Historic Downtown Torrington. The audio tour signs are permanently installed on each of 21 historic buildings and sites. Each sign has a unique QR (quick response) code that can be read using a smart phone and will connect the user to an audio recording about the history of each building and site. With additional funding it will be possible to expand the audio tour to include additional historic sites in the downtown area. For a complete list of featured sites visit www.walktour.info .
For more information please contact Mark McEachern, Torrington Historical Society, 860-482-8260

TORRINGTON: "Open Mic on Wednesdays at Performance Hub" ongoing

The Performance Hub located at 45 Main Street hosts a weekly open mic every Wednesday night beginning at 8:00 pm. Local musical talent is encouraged to perform for the audience. Performances are limited to the first 15 that sign up, and sign ups begin at 7:30 pm. For more information, please visit performancehubusa.com.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

NEW MILFORD and KENT: "Free Mental Health Screenings"

Mental Health Connecticut will hold free mental health first aid training courses to provide persons with the tools in order to respond to someone who is in crisis, as well as recognize signs and symptoms of a developing mental health problem. The courses will be held on Saturday November 12 and 19 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at the New Milford Public Library located at 24 Main Street and on Tuesday November 15 and on Thursday November 17 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm at the Kent Volunteer Fire Department located at 28 Maple Street. For more information, please contact Valerie English-Cooper at (860) 471-6715 or venglishcooper@mhconn.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:

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

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