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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

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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…

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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. 

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TORRINGTON — The Litchfield’s Autism Resource Center of Litchfield will host a cookie decorating program from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at LARC, 314 Main St.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown High School Class of 1965 is having its 57th Reunion, a 75 Year Birthday Party, on the weekend of August 19-20, 2022.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem Senior Commission will host an open house, “Coming Out of the Pandemic,” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 23 at Memorial Hall at 10 the Green.

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WOODBURY — There will be a Connecticut Open House Day at Leroy Anderson House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at 33 Grassy Hill Rd.

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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.

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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 …

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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. 

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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.

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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,…

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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.

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CORNWALL BRIDGE — The Housatonic Valley Association opened online registration for its inaugural Explore-a-thon event, which will take place all of June.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host a lobster dinner sale from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 18.

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WATERBURY — Quilts that Care will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25 at Quilts that Care headquarters, 130 Scott Rd.