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WATERTOWN — As part of its Music for a While concert series, Taft School will host a performance with three renowned musicians at 7 p.m. Friday, October 18 in the school’s Woodward Chapel, 25 The Green. Pianist Andrew Armstrong, clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois and cellist Edward Arron wi…

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Lions Club will host its 28th annual Haunted Hayride and 3-D Haunted Barn on October 18, 19, 25 and 26 at Mitchell School.

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WOODBURY — Good News Restaurant and Bar is currently hosting Dingledodies, an exhibition of work by painter Larry Louis Morse, through January 13 at the restaurant on Main Street South.

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WOODBURY — The New Morning Songwriter’s Series will present an evening of the region’s finest songwriters featuring David Ray, Jill Thompson, Eric Garrison and Brianne Chasanoff with Mary Gardener at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 26, in the market’s upstairs Community Room, 129 Main St. North.

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LITCHFIELD — Mom’s Open Studio Series will run from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, November 2, at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 East Litchfield Rd.

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WOODBURY — Award-winning essayist David K. Leff will present Hidden in Plain Sight, a program on deep travel, at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South, will host Kate Gorham for a painting class at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 19, for grades 6 to 12. The class will make creepy Halloween inspired paintings. Registration is required.

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WATERTOWN — A voter registration session of the Registrars of Voters will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 29 at the Registrars’ office, 61 Echo Lake Rd. 

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WOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust will host a guided hike at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 26, on the Leavenworth Preserve.

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Hills Audubon Society hosts Wednesday Morning Birding with Ray Belding.

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club will host a talk on Ice Giants and Asteroids followed by star and planet-gazing at 7 p.m. Friday, October 25 at White Memorial, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — The Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center will host a retreat for caregivers from Friday, November 1, to Sunday, November 3, at 229 East Litchfield Rd.

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OAKVILLE — The Oakville VFW Post 7330 is offering a trip to Mohegan Sun on Wednesday, November 6.

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THOMASTON — The Crescent Gallery at the Thomaston Opera House will host an open mic event at 6:30 p.m. Friday, October 18 at 158 Main St.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown History Museum will host a historical walking tour of several buildings and locations at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 24, at the new Watertown History Museum, 401 Main St.

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THOMASTON — Take 2, Inc. will host an electronic recycling event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 19 at Thomaston High School, 185 Branch Rd. 

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WOODBURY — St. Paul’s Church will conduct a Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, October 18 through Sunday, October 20 at the church, 294 Main St. South.

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THOMASTON — Take 2, Inc. will host an electronic recycling event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 19 at Thomaston High School, 185 Branch Rd. Accepted electronics include computers, monitors, printers, laptops, fax machines, scanners, modems, keyboards, chargers, mice/wires, servers, …

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CAST Preschool and the musical duo Jam Sandwich will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a concert for all ages at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at  B’nai Israel, 444 Main St. North in Southbury. Julie Clark and Linda Goodman, who comprise Jam Sandwich and are the owners of CAST, welcome an…

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WOODBURY — The All Hollow’s Eve Cemetery Tour and Haunted Museum will take place Saturday, October 19, at the Glebe House Museum, 49 Hollow Rd. The rain date will be Saturday, October 26. Led by lantern light through a trail of luminaria, attendees will tour the ancient cemetery with a spiri…

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Community Theatre at Woodbury’s production of A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” will open Thursday, October 10, for a four-day run at Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. Director Richard Reimold (at left, above) goes over notes with Jeff Savage and Sarah Robards, who will star as Andrew Makepeace …

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WASHINGTON — An Algonquian Village Renewal Ceremony is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 12, at the Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Rd.

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MORRIS — Morris Beach and Recreation will host a car show on the beach from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, October 20, at Morris Town Beach, 83 East Shore Rd. Rain date is October 27.

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BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — Nonnewaug High School will host its biannual clothing drive to help fund the class of 2020’s GradNite from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at the school, 5 Minortown Rd., Woodbury.

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SOUTHBURY — The Western Connecticut Bird Club will host Peter Picone for a lecture on the connection between songbirds and plants at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at The Hearth at Southbury,  655 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury-Bethlehem Community Music Foundation will present a concert featuring the Meadows Brothers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17, at Woodbury’s Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd.

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WASHINGTON — The Glenholme 5K Run for Autism will start at 10 a.m. on Sunday, November 10 at the Steep Rock Preserve, 2 Tunnel Rd., and continue along the Shepaug River.

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OAKVILLE — The Falls Avenue Community Center and Senior Services offers monthly special programs in addition to its recurring weekly activities for area adults 55 years of age and older.

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THOMASTON — The Seth Thomas Park Revitalization Committee will host a ziti dinner and magic show at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, November 2 at the First Congregational Church, 135 Main St.

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WATERTOWN — Republican Town Council candidates Kace Duplisse and Mary Ann Rosa will be available to meet and talk with residents from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 12, at the Watertown Library, 470 Main St.

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PLAINVILLE — The Connecticut State Button Society will host its annual fall show and meeting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at the Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Fire Department will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 13 at the Watertown Station, 935 Main St.

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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will host a health talk entitled Migraine Prevention and Treatment from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 23 at the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Conference Hall, 540 Litchfield St. 

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WATERBURY —  The Bunker Hill Neighborhood Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at Walnut Hill Community Church, 274 Bunker Hill Ave.

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PLYMOUTH — The First Baptist Church of Plymouth and the Plymouth Community Food Pantry will host a clothing giveaway on Fridays and Saturdays, October 11, 12, 18 and 19 at Gaines House and First Baptist Church, 2 North St.