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THOMASTON — The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston will host a performance by the Chris Coogan Quintet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 19 at Seth Thomas Park on South Main Street. For more than 20 years, Mr. Coogan has led the Chris Coogan Quartet-Quintet with a repertoire that includes ja… Read more

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WATERTOWN — The theme for the Sunday, August 18 Farmers’ Market is Recycling, Repurpose and Organ Donation Day. The Watertown Farmers’ Market, located at 690 Thomaston Rd. will be hosted Sundays from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. through October 20. Any health-related business or artisan with their recycl…

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Cathy Ritch will demonstrate her floral design skills at the September Watertown Garden Club Meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12 at the Union Congregational Church, 161 Buckingham St., Oakville. Ms. Ritch brings an international perspective to her designs which have won top awards at…

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation will host its 24th annual Champion Golf Classic on Tuesday, September 10 at the Country Club of Waterbury, 1 Oronoke Rd.

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WATERTOWN — The Police Department will host Coffee With a Cop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 27 at Starbucks located at 822 Main St. 

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SOUTHBURY — Leo’s Restaurant will host its fifth annual Pie Eating Contest at 4 p.m. Sunday, August 25, at the restaurant in Bennett Square, 7 Poverty Rd.

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WATERBURY — The Friends of St. Anne Restoration Fund will host Franco-American chanteuse Josee Vachon for a performance in French, Spanish and English at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 8 at the Shrine of St. Anne Hall, 515 South Main St.

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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. All events take place at the Falls Avenue Community Center and Senior Services at 311 Falls Ave.

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MIDDLEBURY — Celebrate Middlebury will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 21.

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WOODBURY — Changes in Social Security and Integrating Them in Retirement will be the topic of a program set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 5 at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — Woodbury author Walt Dierks will share his newly published book, “Fragments, World War II: A Kid in Brooklyn,” in a book talk and signing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 10 at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.

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LITCHFIELD — St. Michael’s church will host Lemon-AID in support of migrant children being held in detention camps at the border from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, August 18 and Sunday, September 1 at 25 South St.

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Details are in place for Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust’s fourth annual Farm-to-Table Dinner, an elegant al fresco event set for 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, August 25, on the grounds of Flanders’ Van Vleck Sanctuary in Woodbury. Nine esteemed chefs will join forces that evening to prepare an …

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THOMASTON — The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston will host a performance by the Parkway Diner Band from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 12 at the Seth Thomas Park on South Main St. In the event of rain, the concert will move to Thomaston High School, 185 Branch Rd.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Farmers Market made its long awaited return this summer. Located at 690 Thomaston Rd., the market has been open every Sunday since July 7 and attracts visitors and vendors from across the region. Open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday until October 20, the market o…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Foundation will host its 94th annual meeting and dinner at the Watertown Golf Club on Wednesday, October 2.

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SOUTHBURY — South Britain Congregational Church is accepting applications from artisans wishing to participate in its annual Apple Festival, set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 28, at the church on Route 172.

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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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SOUTHBURY — The Greater Southbury Chapter of the Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s will host a summer potluck luncheon and social event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, August 10, at the St. James Church Fellowship Hall, 111 Peter Rd.

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ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library’s annual summer concert is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, August 25 at 23 South St. featuring local acoustic artists Mitch Katz and Doug Mahard.

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HAMDEN — The Connecticut Campaign for Medicare for All will host the Medicare for All Statewide Forum and Day of Action, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 17, at Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave.

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NAUGATUCK — Rehearsals start Monday, September 9, for the Naugatuck Community Choir’s annual Winter Concert series.

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THOMASTON — The Eagle Rock Congregational Church will host its annual peach festival from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 24 at 110 Reynolds Bridge Rd.

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The Watertown Farmers Market will have theme days in the month of August at 690 Thomaston Rd. The theme for Sunday, August 4 is Health and Wellness and for Sunday, August 11 is Local Artisan Day. Any health-related businesses or artisans with their handmade items can set up a table or tent a…

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Area seniors and others are invited to take a leisurely, informative hike on Tuesday morning, August 13 through the beautiful and historic Van Vleck Sanctuary at Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust in Woodbury. Master naturalist Dr. Ed Boisits (at left) will lead this easy-to-moderate walk…

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The Hollister House Garden, 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 2. As the light fades and day turns to evening, visitors are invited enjoy the beauty of the garden’s intimate outdoor spaces, bordered by dramatic hedges and overflowing with exube…

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The Litchfield Land Trust will host a Sunset Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 30 at Bunnell Farm, 498 Maple St. The event will highlight local conservation efforts to preserve and steward Litchfield’s heritage and landscape and will offer beer, wine, food and music.

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WASHINGTON — HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Rd., will host a two-day Tack Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 to benefit the many rescues in its care and to help with feed, veterinary and farrier costs.

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LITCHFIELD — The town-wide celebration of Litchfield’s 300th anniversary will honor the town’s Revolutionary War patriots and their contributions to the 18th century burgeoning new nation from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 7 at the Litchfield Green. 

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TERRYVILLE — Theatre at TCC will host a production of “Seussical” from Thursday, August 15 through Sunday, August 18 at the Terryville Congregational Church, 233 Main St. 

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WATERBURY — The Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame invite former students, faculty and friends to celebrate 150 years of their educational ministry at noon Sunday, September 8 at Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, 74 West Main St.

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WOODBURY — Cut the Cord, a program about dropping cable or satellite TV service in favor of online video sources, will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 15, at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.

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LITCHFIELD — Members of the public will be able to take part in the celebration of Litchfield’s 300th anniversary by sharing their stories at the next Community Conversations: Summer Vacation from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, at the Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St.