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BETHLEHEM — Chime In! Music With a Mission will host its annual program, Ring in the New Year: Dinner and Bells, at 5 p.m. Saturday, January 25, at Memorial Hall on the Green. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and will include appetizers, bread, three varieties of chili — beef, white bean w…

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WATERTOWN — The Republican Town Committee will host its Souper Bowl challenge from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, January 25 at the Veterans of Foreign War, 85 Davis St., Oakville. This is a friendly competition between Watertown, Bethlehem, Woodbury and Southbury. Participants may sample 10 soups an…

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Rachel Gerowe will lead needle felting classes at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 30 and February 27 in the studio at Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust, 5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft that uses a barbed needle to sculpt wool. Participants can attend for $1…

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Members of the 11th annual Mini Golf Open planning team are gearing up for a big event to be held Presidents Weekend, February 14 through February 17 in the Woodbury Senior Community Center, 65 Main St. South, Woodbury. Posters will be distributed to various area schools and businesses with …

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MIDDLEBURY-NAUGATUCK-WATERBURY — State Sen. Joan Hartley (D-15) will hold office hours with 15th District Representatives in Waterbury, Middlebury and Naugatuck to hear directly from constituents in coming weeks.

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BANTAM — State Reps. John Piscopo (R-76) and David Wilson (R-66) will join state Sen. Craig Miner (R-30) to host a free informal Legislative Coffee Hour event from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 28 in the conference room at the Borough of Bantam Hall, 890 Bantam Rd., Bantam. 

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BRIDGEPORT — The 50th year reunion for Central High School in Bridgeport has been set for Saturday, September 26 at the Stone Barn at Whitney Farms, 175 Shelton Rd., Monroe.

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WOODBURY — The Children’s Department of the Woodbury Public Library will host a Kids Acting Workshop with Seven Angels Theater at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 25, at the library, 269 Main St. South.

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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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DANBURY — Western Connecticut State University will host Sip and Sketch from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, January 24, in the drawing studio, room 241 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave. Ext.

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WATERBURY — Sacred Heart Middle School will host an open house at noon Sunday, January 26 at the middle school, 142 South Elm St. Participants will tour and meet members of the school administration, faculty, staff, students and family. Participants will also learn about the curriculum, spir…

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THOMASTON — The U.S. Census Bureau will host a hiring event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, January 25 at the Thomaston Public Library, 248 Main St. The Census Bureau is looking for staff in five areas including enumerators, census field supervisors, office operational support staff, recrui…

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WATERBURY — U.S. Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) will host a Congressional Update and Q&A session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, at the Newtown Community Center, 8 Simpson St. During the event, the Congresswoman will deliver remarks updating attendees on her work on their behalf in…

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WOODBURY — David K. Leff will present a slide show and illustrated talk about the many aspects of maple sugaring at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 25, at Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust. Mr. Leff is an award-winning essayist, a former deputy commissioner of the state Department of Environmen…

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MORRIS — Morris Beach and Recreation will host its second annual Comedy Night, Saturday, February 1 at South Farms, 21 Higbie Rd. The show, a fundraiser for Morris Beach and Recreation, will begin at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Two comedians are scheduled to appear. Beer and wine will b…

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THOMASTON — The Thomaston Public Library will host a free The World in a Coffee Cup presentation from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, January 20 in the library’s second-floor community room, 248 Main St. Wild Women Coffee will present a slide presentation, talk and coffee tasting where participants will…

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Community Theatre at Woodbury’s production of Neil Simon’s “Rumors” continues this weekend with performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, January 17 and 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, January 19, at Woodbury’s Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. Tickets, $20 for adults and $16 for seniors and yo…

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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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LITCHFIELD — Janet Marlow will present a talk on Understanding Your Pet’s Behavior from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, February 8 at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 East Litchfield Rd.

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WOODBURY — Dr. Ira Mickenberg will give a presentation on Cuba: Revolution vs. Embargo at  7 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South. After his retirement from his Southbury medical practice in 2009, Dr. Mickenberg and his wife, Pat, have traveled frequen…

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THOMASTON — The Youth Ministry of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish will host its annual fundraising auction at 6 p.m. Friday, February 7 at the Lyceum Event Center, 181 Main St., Terryville. The Youth Ministry, which began in 2012, aims to encourage the youth of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish to str…

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WATERTOWN — Taft School’s Music for a While Performance Series will present the Henderson-Kolk Guitar Duo at 7 p.m. Friday, January 10 in Walker Hall, 50 Deforest St. With their three wide-release albums, Drew Henderson and Michael Kolk have established themselves as one of North America’s p…

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WOODBURY — Community Theatre at Woodbury will kick off its 2020 season with “Rumors” by Neil Simon, opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday, January 10, at Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. Ed Bassett, managing director of Phoenix Stage Company in Oakville, will be guest director for this production, w…

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SOUTHBURY — Stephen Spignesi will present a lecture on unusual-but-true facts about America’s presidents from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, February 1 in the Kingsley Room at the Southbury Public Library on Poverty Road.

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THOMASTON — The Thomaston Public Library will host volunteer tax preparation services at the library, 248 Main St.

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WATERBURY — Three Chase Collegiate School students will participate in the Connecticut Music Educators Association Southern Region High School Festival January 10 to 11 at Maloney High School in Meriden. Sarah Svitlik, 2021, Waterbury, will play flute in the band, led by conductor and compos…

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THOMASTON — Landmark Community Theatre will host a Broadway Benefit for the Bards to support the Bard family at 8 p.m. Saturday, January 4 at the Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St. This past October, Nicole Bard, 31, underwent a liver transplant due to damage caused by a rare liver disease,…

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THOMASTON — Jay Durso of Quality Senior Benefits in Thomaston will present two free seminars on retirement in January at the Thomaston Public Library, 248 Main St.

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LITCHFIELD — The Women’s Forum of Litchfield will host Karen Griska, who will discuss techniques used to choose colors and designs when creating a quilt at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, January 9 at the Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Rd.

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NAUGATUCK — The monthly meeting of the Naugatuck-Pomperaug chapter of Trout Unlimited is set for 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 8, at the Beacon Falls Senior Center, 57 North Main St., Beacon Falls.

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LITCHFIELD — Chef Margaret Jacobs will present Chicken Dinners, a cooking demonstration, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, January 18, at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 East Litchfield Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — The Alliance Française of Northwest Connecticut, located at One Pomperaug Office Park, Suite 301, has announced its winter session of French classes.

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An introductory Zentangle workshop is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South. Zentangle is a simple and creative way to relax and de-stress while creating beautiful designs on paper tiles. Debbie Barry of Ready To Exhale will guide participants…

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WOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust will host a winter hike on Saturday morning, January 4 at the Van Vleck Sanctuary on the main campus. Naturalist Edward Boisits will lead the walk, pointing out various winter survival strategies used by wildlife to cope with the ice and snow.…

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WATERBURY — A free, interactive six-week Live Well with Diabetes workshop will take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday, January 6, 13, 27, February 3, 10 and 24, at the Waterbury Senior Center, 1985 East Main St.

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WATERBURY — Naugatuck Valley Community College has developed a new format for interactive information events for older students who are thinking about going back to school to finish a degree, or pursue a new one in a recently discovered area of interest.

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THOMASTON — A representative of the U.S. Census Bureau will interview applicants from ages 18 years and older for jobs related to the 2020 Census at 5 p.m. Thursday, January 2 at the Thomaston Public Library, 248 Main St.