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WATERBURY — The Waterbury Regional Chamber, in partnership with the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board, will host a free virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, using a new online platform provided by Premier Virtual.

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LITCHFIELD —The Litchfield Historical Society has announced Scarecrows in the Meadow will be on display from Saturday, October 17 to Saturday, October 31 at 7 South St.

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host Nevermore: Remembering the Passenger Pigeon with Gerri Griswold at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 24 on Zoom.

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host The Beauty of Clouds with Tom Alena at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 17 via Zoom.

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host Creepy Crawlers with Brian Kleinman of Riverside Reptiles Education Center at noon Saturday, October 31 via Zoom.

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WATERTOWN -OAKVILLE — The Watertown Oakville Veterans’ Council will host two ceremonies on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11. 

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WASHINGTON — Conversations on the Green will host a panel of LGBTQ activists and leaders for a virtual symposium at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 11, via Zoom. The battle for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights has been won, right? Polls show about half of all Americans think so. W…

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will host Letters are Characters for children ages 3 to 6 and a caregiver Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. from September 30 to April 28 via Zoom.

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will present The Sound of (Nature’s) Music, with Education Director Carrie Szwed at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 15 via Zoom.

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will present Behaving Birdly - A Photographic Study of Birds Acting Like Birds with Michael Audette at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 10 on Zoom.

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MIDDLEBURY — Quassy Amusement & Waterpark, 2132 Middlebury Rd., will host a Wings & Things family event Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Great Waterbury Campership Fund.

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WATERTOWN — The Council of Catholic Women of St. John the Evangelist Church is sponsoring a food drive during the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4. The drive benefits the Brian O’Connell Homeless Project and the Watertown Food Bank. Food can be brought to the Faith Formation G…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Land Trust invites the public to a ribbon cutting at its newly acquired Franson Farmland at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 17, at 380 Plungis Rd.

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OAKVILLE — VFW Post 7330, 85 Davis St., will host a meatball grinder fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, October 9.

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MIDDLEBURY — “As many families first discovered last spring, living and working and schooling under the same roof 24/7 brings some real challenges for students and parents,” said Beth Cooper Benjamin, director of Westover School’s Girls’ Leadership Programming.

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WATERTOWN-OAKVILLE — The Watertown/Oakville Fire Departments and the Watertown Parks & Recreation Department are co-sponsoring a Drive-Thru Trick or Treat Curbside Halloween Crawl from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 31 at Watertown High School, 324 French St.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Lions Club will host its annual Car Cruze as a real car cruise on Sunday, September 27. Participants are asked to line up at Watertown High School on French Street at 10 a.m. The parade of cars will commence at approximately 11 a.m. and follow a route through Watert…

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WATERBURY — Waterbury HEALTH has launched Ask the Doctor, a live informational series that connects doctors of different specialties with the community to answer questions about a variety of topics and address concerns regarding changes in care due to Covid-19.

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MORRIS — Retired Connecticut State Police Detective Sergeant Jerry Longo, journalist Andy Thibault, poet and writer Franz Douskey and retired reporter Karen Zeiner will discuss the career and memoir of Louis “the Coin” Colavecchio at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the Morris Public Library Online.

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WATERBURY — Main Street Waterbury announced that Kristen Jacoby, Woodbury resident and president and CPO of the United Way of Greater Waterbury, will receive the 2020 MSW Community Partnership Award on Wednesday, November 11, at the Palace Theater, 100 East Main St.

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The Watertown Lions Club will host their annual Car Cruze as a real car cruise this year, on Sunday, September 27. Participants are asked to line up at Watertown High School on French Street at 10 a.m. The parade of cars will commence at approximately 11 a.m. and follow a route through Water…

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Every business and organization has had to answer the same question over the past 6 months: do we close, cancel, scrap it all – or do we adapt? The creativity and resiliency of our community has amazed me time and again as I’ve watched everyone from business owners to school teachers pivot t…

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WASHINGTON — The next Gunn Historical Museum reading will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 21. The topic will be “Old Time Industries in Washington” written in 1915 by Edith Heath Rossiter.

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WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library and Gunn Historical Museum will welcome historian Mark Albertson as he leads a lecture on the Suffragette Movement at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 24.

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BETHLEHEM — First Church of Bethlehem, 21 Main St. South, plans an outdoor bake and mask sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday September 26.

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WASHINGTON — The Institute for American Indian Studies will host its annual Founder’s Day clambake from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, September 12, at the River Walk Pavilion, 11A School St. This annual event, held every September, honors the founders of the museum and celebrates Connecticut’s Indig…

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Woodbury native Robert Thackery Peterson will offer a virtual evening of music at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 15, during Woodbury Library’s first musical event via Zoom. He will perform his own original music and contemporary favorites. A founding member of the band The Lighthouse Route, Mr. P…

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WATERTOWN — The town of Watertown will host their annual Ceremony and Wreath Laying Service in memory of September 11 at the September 11th Memorial Plaque at the Watertown Plaza, 1167 Main St. The ceremony will take place at 9:45 a.m. Friday, September 11. Citizens are welcome to place a wr…

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MIDDLEBURY — Fifth District Congresswoman Jahana Hayes is the featured speaker for Westover School’s educational webinar series entitled, Your Vote Matters: Navigating Conversations on Politics in the Classroom, at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 10.

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Historical Society will host Poetry of the Gardens: A Nature Writing Workshop with Artists Thomasina Levy and Leslie Johnson from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, September 14 in the Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St. The workshop is sponsored by t…

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz have announced that the state’s 19th annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, honoring and celebrating the lives of those killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, September 10, at Sherwood Island State P…

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WATERTOWN — The Council of Catholic Women of St. John The Evangelist Church is sponsoring a Sock Drive for the Homeless to benefit the Brian O’Connell Project on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 and 13 at the church at 574 Main St.

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WATERBURY — The non-denominational non-profit Acts 4 Ministry, Inc. will be the singular beneficiary of a two-hour Virtual Bingo fundraiser that will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 24.

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MIDDLEBURY — The 29th annual Oktoberfest will take place Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27, at Quassy Amusement Park, 2132 Middlebury Rd. Oktoberfest, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, will feature live music starting at 1 p.m., as well as German food and beer. Admission to the open-air Ok…

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WATERBURY — The Waterbury Arts and Tourism Commission and the Bunker Hill Neighborhood Association will host their last concert of the 2020 Free Summer Concert Series at 6 p.m. Friday, September 11 at Bunker Hill’s Schofield Park. The rain date is Friday, September 18. The concert will featu…