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The Leo Club of Watertown High School will be selling puzzle piece pins at Adams market at 1167 Main St. from 10 a.m. to 4, Saturday April 17 to benefit Sun, Moon and Stars’ new scholarship program, Reaching for the Stars. The scholarship will be given to a graduating senior at WHS who plans to pursue a career helping children with special needs.  Read more

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WATERTOWN — Watertown High School’s Interact Club is hosting the event, Karaoke for a Cure. The event consists of Watertown High School teachers singing a song of their choice in hopes of raising money for cancer research. Both students and townspeople may donate to the Club’s personal Relay…

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NEW LONDON — The United States Coast Guard Band Jazz Nonet will present “Birth of the Cool” at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 25, simulcast on the band’s Youtube channel at https://livestream.com/CGA/APR-25-2021.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the free program, The Pandemic Pantry - Cooking with Herbs via Zoom and Facebook at noon Saturday, May 1.

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WATERTOWN — The Friends of the Watertown Library are hosting their annual Half-Price Sale at the Book Nook downstairs at the Oakville Library at 470 Main St.

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LITCHFIELD — The program, The Amazing Potato!, will be offered at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 24 at 229 East Litchfield Rd. 

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MIDDLEBURY — Quassy Cares Neighbors in Need Weekends will usher in the 113th season at Quassy Amusement Park, 2132 Middlebury Rd. The lakeside property will support a number of community service initiatives while offering guests discounted all-day ride passes when they donate items for chari…

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ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library will host four scientists for a series of four  lectures to explain the underlying science in producing antibodies, therapies and vaccines to thwart the Covid-19 pandemic, to be given at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, April 28, May 5, 12 and 19 via Zoom.

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BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem Land Trust will open its 2021 season of events on Sunday, April 11, with a guided walk through the Bellamy-Ferriday Preserve in the center of town to a vernal pool to observe and learn about egg masses deposited by wood frogs and spotted salamanders. The two-hour pr…

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NEW LONDON — Members of the Coast Guard Band will present “An Evening of Chamber Music,” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 16, a free performance before a live audience at the Groton Bible Chapel, 60 Toll Gate Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Land Trust and The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer native plants at their Pollinators Sale from April 1 to May 14.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Knights of Columbus Council #3594 will host an Easter Flower sale fundraiser att 1175 Main St. across from Dunkin Donuts in Watertown from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 2, Saturday April 3 and Easter Sunday morning from 8 a.m. until sold out. Cash or credit cards w…

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In celebration of Music In Our Schools Month, the Watertown High School Tri-M Music Honor Society has put together a Virtual Coffee House showcasing the musical talent from town. For more than 30 years, March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education for …

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer a live Nature Break-out Night for 4th to 6th graders from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 30.

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WASHINGTON — The Humane Organization Representing Suffering Equines, HORSE of Connecticut, the oldest horse rescue in Connecticut, will hold a special Spring Horse Parade from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 10 at 43 Wilbur Rd.

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WATERTOWN — The Friends of the Watertown Library will offer a virtual Mystery Book Club hosted by Robin Osborn at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month via Zoom.

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WATERTOWN — The Oakville-Watertown Democratic Party will have their regular monthly meeeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 at Gayle’s Depot Square Farm Shoppe at 51 Depot St.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the Pandemic Pantry program, From Russia With Love, hosted by member Jenny Royer at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3 live via Zoom and Facebook.

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The Woodbury Public Library will host the first of a series bibliocrafts crafting time for adults, Tiny Accordion Books at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 via Zoom. In the first virtual class, learn how to make tiny accordion books. Those interested must register for a tiny book-making kit; all mat…

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the program, Exploring Asteroids, led by Pete Kandefer of the Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club at 7 p.m. Friday, April 2 via Zoom.

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WATERTOWN — Friends of the Watertown Library will host a program on Mark Twain and the Supernatural presented by Jason Scappaticci, The Bow-Tie Historian at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 via Zoom. Known best today for his frank observations on society, Mark Twain also lived during the spiritu…

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“Travel,” paintings by artist Matt Wood, are on display in the Woodbury Public Library’s Gallery Space for the month of April at 269 Main St. South. Matt Wood’s reverence for the natural world rings strong in his work, from natural light gently spotlighting a lonely iceberg to animals that w…

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The Watertown Knights of Columbus Council #3594 will host an Easter Flower sale fundraiser at 1175 Main St. across from Dunkin Donuts in Watertown from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 2, Saturday April 3 and Easter Sunday morning from 8 a.m. until sold out. Cash or credit cards will be accept…

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SOUTHBURY —  The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department will host Food Explorers to make a delicious dessert at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 live on Zoom.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the program, Spring Wildflowers in Connecticut with Peter and Barbara Rzasa at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10 via Zoom. 

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The Friends of the Watertown Library are holding their Half Price Sale on all books during the month of April at the Book Nook. Book lovers are welcome to stop in at the new location at 55 Davis St. in Oakville. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

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NAUGATUCK — A Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is scheduled for the towns of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Derby, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prospect, Seymour, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott and Woodbury from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17,…

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WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging is currently offering an in-home version of the Live Well With Diabetes workshop for adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes without having to use technology beyond the telephone.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host a program by Victor DeMasi about Butterflies in Connecticut from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 on Zoom.

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NEW LONDON — The U.S. Coast Guard Band presents “European Tour,” via livestream at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 21, livestream.com/CGA/mar-21-2021. Director Lt. Com. Adam Williamson will lead music by Paul Dukas, Gordon Jacob, W.A. Mozart, and Claude Debussy. Through the Virtual Concert Hall, the Co…

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LITCHFIELD — The program “Teilhard Today- His Influence on Modern Religious Leaders” will be presented at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27 at 229 East Litchfield Rd hosted by Sally Campbell Woodhall.

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Historical Society will host a virtual lecture, “The Law of Slavery and Alumni of the Litchfield Law School” with Professor Justin Simard at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 25. In his talk, Mr. Simard will explore the legacy of slave law, the involvement of graduates from …

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 LITCHFIELD — The League of Women Voters of Litchfield County and Litchfield Historical Society will host Secretary of State Denise Merrill for the lecture, “Connecticut Voting Laws... an Embarrassment?” at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21 via Zoom.

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LITCHFIELD – Marguerite Mullée, Ph.D., will lead a program on “The Development of Harmony: From Plainsong to Palestrina” from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 East Litchfield R.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will host metaphysical author Sydney Sherman as she presents the Zoom program, “Understanding Your Aura and Senses,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25.

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DANBURY — The Western Connecticut State University Office of the Provost will host a Scholars in Action program presented via Webex at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, featuring four Division of Justice and Law Administration faculty members in a panel discussion about “Data Driven: How Strong Data …