Union Congregational Church, will host its first Strawberry Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25th at 167 Buckingham St. in Oakville. Craft and direct sales vendors will be set up outside and in the church fellowship hall. Those attending may purchase hamburgers, hot dogs, and ice cream sundaes from Big Dipper. This is a rain or shine event, the church hall can accommodate all of the vendors. Those attending may follow the signs to the Strawberry Festival. Parking is available at St. Mary Magdalen School. Handicap parking is available at the church. Read more
SOUTH BRITAIN — The Gate House Café free summer concerts have returned for the month of July only from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 1461 South Britain Rd. On July 5, Nekita Waller, former Connecticut State Troubadour, brings a mix of pop, Motown, soul, jazz and classic rock favorites with o…
WATERTOWN — Watertown Library will offer an in-person story time with a live musical element for children ages 3-6 at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at the Watertown Library, 470 Main St.
WASHINGTON — New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of “Three Women,” Lisa Taddeo, will discuss her new short story collection, “Ghost Lover,” at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens, 1 Green Hill Rd.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host Discovery Nature Camp from 4 to 5 p.m. every second Thursday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays from Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 29, meeting in the Ceder Room lawn in the main area at 80 Whitehall Rd.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer a Museum Children Free Week from Wednesday, June 29 to Tuesday, July 5 at 80 Whitehall Rd.
WATERTOWN — Main Street in Watertown, from Woodruff Avenue to Echo Lake Road, will be closed from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25 for the Block Party: 2022 Night Out On Main Street.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host the program, Iceland Through My Heart with Gerri Griswold, at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2, meeting in the A.B. Ceder Room at 80 Whitehall Rd.
WATERTOWN — The Watertown Parks and Recreation Department will host two Summer Block Parties from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 and Saturday, August 20. Main Street will be closed to traffic on two Saturday nights to bring residents and visitors together for old-fashioned fun during the …
THOMASTON — The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston continues its 19th year of free summer concerts in the park with a concert by the mellow jazz group, Jeff Fuller & Friends. This concert will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, June 27 in Seth Thomas Park at South Main St. Jeff Fuller &a…
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host the Nature’s Nursery Series from 4 to 5 p.m. every second Thursday of each month beginning June 9, meeting in the A.B. Ceder Room at 80 Whitehall Rd.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host a Star Party astronomy program with members of the Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club and the Mattatuck Astronomical Society at 8 p.m. Friday, June 24, in the A.B. Ceder Room at 80 Whitehall Rd.
MIDDLEBURY — There will be a blast from the past on Monday July 4, at Quassy Amusement and Waterpark, 2132 Middlebury Rd., Route 64, as “3-D” fireworks light up the sky over Lake Quassapaug.
TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary is featuring the artwork of Janet Iffland now through early July in the hospital’s main lobby hallway, 540 Litchfield St.
WATERTOWN — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7330 Auxiliary will hold its annual Car Show at Veteran’s Memorial Park from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday June 25 at 570 Nova Scotia Hill Rd. There will be cars to admire, a playground for children, a DJ, trophies, and food and drinks by the Pasta Hea…
WATERTOWN — The Watertown Art League will host a demonstration with watercolor artist May Phillips at 7 p.m. Monday, June 13 at the First Congregational Church, Fellowship Hall, 40 DeForest St. The demonstration is free and open to the public. Masks are suggested but not required.Ms. Phillip…
WATERBURY — The Bunker Hill Neighborhood Association will hold their monthly meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16 at Walnut Hill Community Church, 274 Bunker Hill Ave.
WASHINGTON — Dr. Michael Domeier will share his decades-long research on the life history of white sharks, or Great White sharks, at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 16, in the Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Rd.
NEWTOWN — Parent Connection’s Newtown Hope and Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. each Thursday at the offices of the Newtown Parent Connection, 2 Washington Sq.
WATERTOWN — The Watertown High School Class of 2022 Car Parade will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 12, beginning at Watertown High School, 324 French St. The car parade provides the community with an opportunity to cheer for Watertown High School Grade 12 students on the day before their …
THOMASTON — The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston announces its 19th year of free summer concerts in Seth Thomas Park on South Main St., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. each summer Monday night, beginning on June 20.
WOODBURY — The Westfarms Quartet from West Hartford will present an outdoor concert at the Leroy Anderson House at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at 33 Grassy Hill Rd. in Woodbury.
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day, the world’s largest annual knitting event on the library lawn, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at 269 Main St. South.
OAKVILLE — The Watertown Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 9 at the Union Congregational Church, 167 Buckingham St. The meeting will feature Peg Shimer from the Bellamy-Ferriday historical home and gardens in Bethlehem. Ms. Shimer will present a history of Bellamy-Ferriday home,…
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host Yoga in the Garden: A Morning Sadhana at White Memorial taught by Judith Ehrman Shapiro at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 15, 22, and 29 in the garden behind the White Memorial Museum at 80 Whitehall Rd.
WATERBURY — Registration is now open a free, six-week Live Well with Chronic Pain telephone workshop for adults from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 9 to July 14, sponsored by the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging.
WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library, the Minor Memorial Library and the Burnham Library will welcome poet, activist and educator Frederick-Douglass Knowles, II, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Rd.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host Amphibian Amble with Erin Josefson at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, meeting in the A.B. Ceder Room at 80 Whitehall Rd.
WATERTOWN — The Mystery Book Club virtual program meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month via Zoom through the Watertown Library. New participants are always welcome.
WATERTOWN — The Oakville Watertown UNICO and the Watertown Land Trust will co-host a Pig Roast fundraiser from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at the Watertown Knights of Columbus Pavilion at 1175 Main St. Both organizations would greatly appreciate the community’s help in making this a successfu…
The Oliver Wolcott Library will host an exhibit of watercolors by Bethlehem artist Mary Jane LaBoudy at 160 South St., Litchfield. The exhibit will run from May 23 through Friday, June 30. A reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2. Ms. LaBoudy likes to show her love of th…
BETHLEHEM — The 2022 Connecticut Yankee Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of America will host its annual truck show and flea market at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds, 384 Main St. North.
KENT — The 21st annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at the museum grounds of the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association at 31 Kent-Cornwall Rd., (Route 7), rain or shine.
BETHLEHEM — The first concert of the Bethlehem Land Trust’s spring-summer series of free concerts, slated for Thursday, May 19, at the Bellamy-Ferriday Preserve was postponed due to inclement weather.
WASHINGTON — The Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens will host its annual Movies @the Park series at the park, with movies starting at dusk at 1 Green Hill Rd.
BETHLEHEM — The Watertown Art League Summer Show and Sale will take place from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 10; from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at the 550 Gallery and Studio in Bethlehem at 550 Main St. South (Rt 61).
WOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust will hold its Forest 5K Trail Run at 6 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Flanders’ Van Vleck Farm and Nature Sanctuary, 5 Church Hill Rd.
WATERTOWN — The Watertown Library will offer the return of the Cooks + Books Zoom cooking program presented by Sticky Fingers from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9.