Sunday, September 8, 2019

Week of September 8


Ongoing Events
The Oliver Wolcott Library has two part-time position openings. Applicants must be at least 14 years of age. For more information, owlibrary.org/

Fidelco in Bloomfield is looking for volunteer puppy raisers. More information at fidelco.org/volunteer.

Tuesday September 10
The Terryville Library will hold a craft night at 6 pm. Additionally, the library will hold a presentation on the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps at 6:30 pm. more information at terryvillepl.info

Wednesday September 11
The Sullivan Senior Center will hold a picnic from 10:30 am to 3 pm. More information at 860-489-2211

Imagine Nation in Bristol will hold a Grandparents Day from 9:30 am to 5 pm. For more information, imaginemnation.org

St. Paul's Lutheran Church will hold a community discussion from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. More information at 860-482-3555

Winsted Trails will hold an informational walk on the topic of weeds at 6:30 pm. More information can be found on the Winsted Trails Facebook page.

Thursday September 12
Torrington Library will hold a taco night and story time at 6pm. Additionally, the library will hold an arts workshop at 6:30pm. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org

Scoville Library will hold a guest speaker presentation on The Grand Canyon at 6:00 pm, as part of their White Hart Speaker Series. More information at scovillelibrary.org

The Sullivan Senior Center will hold an AARP Smart Driver Course at am. More information at 860-489-2580

Torrington Library and the Community Health and Wellness Center will hold a presentation on Chiropractic and Chronic Pain at 6 pm. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org


Friday September 13th
Litchfield Community Center, the Litchfield Hills Audubon Society, and Audubon Sharon will present a program on landscaping with the author of “Bringing Nature Home” at 7 pm. More information at 860-364-0520 x105.

The Colebrook Historical Society will hold a detective story presentation at 7 pm. For more information, 860-738-8244

First Congregational Church will hold a Musical Improv program from 6 to 8 pm. For more information, firstcong.com


Saturday September 14th
The Litchfield Hills Audubon Society will hold a harvest moon walk at Boyd Wood Sanctuary at 6:30 pm.  More information at 860-819-7462

Winsted Trails will hold a hike through the Winchester Land Trust’s newest acquisitions from 1 to 4 pm.  More information can be found on the Winsted Trails Facebook page.


The Little Britches Boots & Britches Ball will be held from 6 to 10 pm at the Bridgewater Pavilion. For more information, littlebritchesct.org

The Harwinton Library will hold a program on seed saving at 11 am. More information at harwintonlibrary.org

The Sharon Audubon Center will hold a Butterfly Celebration Festival from 10 am to 3 pm. More information at: sharon.audubon.org/events.

The Torrington Library Teen Advisory Board Car Wash Fundraiser will be held from 12 to 3 pm at Tony’s Westside Restaurant. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org

The First Church of Winsted’s Steam Vent Coffee House’s Fall season starts with an open mic from 6-7 pm, and a number of musical performances from 7 to 9 pm. More information at firstchurchofwinsted.org.

The Norfolk Classic Car Show will be held from 1 to 3 pm at the Yale Music Shed Parking Grounds. More information at 860-307-1487.

Litchfield Community Center will hold a concert at 7:30 pm, featuring The Lustre Kings. For more information, thecommunitycenter.org

The Litchfield Historical Society will hold a fundraiser from 6 to 9 pm at the Tapping Reeve Meadow.  More information at (860) 567-4501.


New Hartford will hold Open Farm Day from 10 am to 4 pm. For more information, newhartfordct.gov 

Litchfield History Museum will hold a walking tour of local architecture at 10am. For more information, litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org


Sunday September 15
The Miles4Moe Harvest Festival 5k run/walk will be held at 10 am, with registration at 8:3 0am. For more information, miles4moe.org


Scoville Memorial Library will hold a story reading and art event at 1 pm. More information at scovillelibrary.org

The Harwinton Historical Society will present a talk from author Phil Steele on his father Bob Steele at 2 pm at the Town Hall. More information at harwintonhistory.com

New Hartford Day will be held from 11 am to 4 pm. For more information, brodiepark.org

Oliver Wolcott Library will hold a video lecture and discussion entitled “Seeing through Photographs” at 1 pm. For more information, owlibrary.org


Monday, September 16th
The Norfolk Library will hold a seminar on The Odyssey at 5 pm. More information at norfolklibrary.org

The Colebrook Senior Center will sponsor a trip to The Big E on h at 9 am. More information at (860) 738-9521

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


The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:

Torrington
Monday September 16 from 1:45-6:45 pm at The United Congregational Church, 1622 Torringford St.


More information at redcrossblood.org

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Week of September 1


Tuesday September 3
A bridge dedication ceremony will be held at 11:00 am at the commuter lot near the bridge at 597 Litchfield Road in Harwinton.

The Goshen Public Library will hold a program on fascism at 3 pm. For more information, goshenpublib.org.

Wednesday September 4
St. Paul's Lutheran Church will hold a community discussion from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. More information at 860-482-3555

The Torrington Library will hold a special Facebook Live reading of bedtime stories at 7 pm. More information at torrintonlibrary.org

Thursday September 5
The Torrington Library will hold an informational session on the 2020 census at 6:30 pm. For more information, torringtonlibrary.org

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


Friday September 6
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield will present a Jazz performance at 3 pm, as part of Ridgefield’s Jazz, Funk & Blues’ Weekend. For more information, aldrichart.org

The Ridgefield Playhouse will present a Jazz/Pop performance at 8pm. For more information, ridgefieldplayhouse.org

Saturday September 7
A Revolutionary War ceremony will be held from 10 am to 5 pm at the Litchfield Town Green to celebrate Litchfield’s 300th anniversary.  More information at, www.townoflitchfield.org

The Harwinton Town Garage will collect used oil and antifreeze from 9 to 11 am. For more information, www.harwinton.us

New Hartford’s Brodie Park, will hold a Big Wheels truck event  from 10 am to 2 pm. For more information, brodiepark.org

Imagine Nation will hold a Chemistry Workshop at the Harwinton Library at 11 am. More information at harwintonlibrary.org

Washington’s Hollister House Garden will hold a cocktail party  from 4 to 6:30 pm. For more information, hollisterhousegarden.org

East Granby’s Old Newgate Prison will hold a wildlife presentation on bats from 10am to 4:30pm. For more information, www.ctvisit.com

Joseph’s House in Torrington will hold an open mic night this Saturday from 7 to 10 pm. More information at josephshousetorrington.com

A tag sale to benefit Kitty Quarters rescue and adoption center will be held this Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm at St. Michael's Church in Litchfield For more information, www.kittyquarters.org

Sunday September 8
The Colebrook Senior Center will sponsor a trip to MGM Grand Casino in Springfield at 9 am. For more information, (860) 738-9521

Washington’s Hollister House Garden will hold a “Rare and Unusual Plant Sale” from 9 am to 3 pm. More information at hollisterhousegarden.org

The Town of Thomaston will hold a Summer Cruise event  from 1 to 6 pm on Main Street. Additionally, The Thomaston Library will hold a book sale from 10 am to 4 pm. More information at 860-283-4343 and www.thomastonlibrary.org.

Monday September 9
Oliver Wolcott Library will hold a discussion of the book “The Agency: A History of the CIA” at 12:30 pm. For more information, owlibrary.org.

The Kent Volunteer Fire Department Golf Tournament will be held  at the Bull's Bridge Golf Club. For more information, golf@kentfire.org

The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:

Harwinton
Saturday September 7 from 8 am to 1 pm at Harwinton Town Hall, 100 Bentley Drive

More information at redcrossblood.org