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WATERBURY — Naugatuck Valley Community College will host its second annual 5K to benefit the school’s food pantry at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 24.

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ANSONIA — The Ansonia Nature Center will host a Raptor Hike at 6 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the center, 10 Deerfield Rd.

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WASHINGTON — The Washington Environmental Council and the Steep Rock Association will host their third annual Love Your Mother-Earth Day 5K and 5-mile road and trail race at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Steep Rock Nature Preserve, 2 Tunnel Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — The Heritage Village Italian Renaissance Club will host a golf tournament with a tee off at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Gainfield Farms Golf Course, 225 Old Field Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury offers emergency shelter for battered women and their children, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy for civil and criminal matters, counseling and advocacy for children including art therapy, information and referral, outreach to the Hi…

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SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug Health District will partner with Lions Club of Connecticut and Dr. William Filchak to provide free eye health screenings for residents of Heritage Village from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 10, and Tuesday, April 30, in the Sarah Cooke Hall.

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SOUTHBURY — A Red Cross blood drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Church of Jesus Christ, 1021 Roxbury Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — Gerri Griswold will lead a walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, meeting in the White Memorial Conservation Center’s A.B. Ceder Room, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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WOODBURY — DeAnne Gauya will share tips on how to reduce stress, create more joy in life and develop a healthier lifestyle at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.

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WATERBURY — The fourth annual Chris Corbett 5K will start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Holy Cross High School, 587 Oronoke Rd.

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NEW MILFORD — New Milford Hospital’s diabetes support group provides free educational programs for all people with diabetes, their families and friends.

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FARMINGTON — The Greater New England Bladder Cancer Support Group hosts free monthly meeting for patients, survivors and caregivers. Meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month.

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MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — Hidden in Plain Sight, an interactive educational experience for parents, is set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Pomperaug High School, 234 Judd Rd.

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WATERBURY — A self-help group for women with breast cancer will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the resource library at the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Pkwy. 

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OXFORD — An interactive and educational story time designed for children with sensory integration challenges takes place at 11 a.m. every Friday at the Oxford Public Library, 49 Great Oak Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — Calvary Southbury, 444 Main St. North, will host a program on how to break through frustration, distraction, depression and restlessness in a series that will run from March 17 to May 5.

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WASHINGTON DEPOT — The Steep Rock Association will host a training session for new and veteran trail managers from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at the SRA’s Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St., New Preston.

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MIDDLEBURY --— The Middlebury affiliiate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a Family Support Group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday March 13, in the Social Room at the Middlebury Congregational Church, 1242 Whitmore Rd.

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WOODBURY — Advocates for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) will sponsor a presentation by Dr. Ruth Potee on the teenage brain and how it develops at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.

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WASHINGTON — The Washington Senior Center will offer free weight bearing, osteoporosis fitness and balance classes from 3:15 to 4 p.m. beginning Wednesday, March 27.

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NEW MILFORD — New Milford Hospital’s diabetes support group provides free educational programs for all people with diabetes, their families and friends.

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TORRINGTON — The Northwest Connecticut division of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, excluding holidays, in the dining room off the main cafeteria at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, 540 Litchfield St. 

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WOODBURY — New Morning Market will host Ashton Caskey, D.C., who will discuss food sensitivities and their impacts at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at the market, 129 Main St. North.

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SOUTHBURY — The Greater Southbury chapter of Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9, at the Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Rd.

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WOODBURY — A talk on managing Lyme disease and co-infections is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.

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LITCHFIELD — Kristi Dranginis will host a bird walk from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, meeting at the White Memorial Conservation Center’s A.B. Ceder Room, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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WOODBURY — New Morning Market will host Miles Sarill who will discuss hemp-derived cannabidiol and its benefits at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the market, 129 Main St. North.

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MONROE — The Parks and Recreation Department will offer swimming, tai chi and qigong and is now accepting reservations for picnics at Wolfe Park.

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ANSONIA — The Ansonia Nature Center will host a Junior Explorers program from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, from March 6 to April 10, at the center, 10 Deerfield Rd.

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WATERBURY — The next six-week Gentle Flow Yoga session at the Palace Theater will meet from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 4 through April 8.

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FARMINGTON — The Greater New England Bladder Cancer Support Group hosts free monthly meeting for patients, survivors and caregivers. Meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month.

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BETHLEHEM — Registration is underway for the third annual Run for Hope 5K to raise awareness for suicide and mental health issues.

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WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., will offer several ongoing programs in February and new programs in March.

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NEW MILFORD — New Milford Hospital’s diabetes support group provides free educational programs for all people with diabetes, their families and friends.

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OXFORD — A Women’s AA Group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 25 Great Hill Rd.

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ANSONIA — The Ansonia Nature Center will host guided hikes at 1 p.m. each Sunday at the center, 10 Deerfield Rd.

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OXFORD — An Alcoholics Anonymous group for men meets at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at St. Peter’s Church, 421 Oxford Rd., next to the police station.

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MONROE — The Parks and Recreation Department will offer aquasize, JumpBunch programs, soccer, pickleball and tennis.

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KENT — The Kent Memorial Library’s Parents’ Committee will host its annual fundraiser party from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, February 24, at the Kent School Rink, 1 Macedonia Rd.

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BRIDGEWATER — The Burnham Library will host Clinical Herbalist and Nutritionist Alison Birks, M.S., AGH, CNS, for a discussion on “saging herbs” at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 23, at the library, 62 Main St. South.

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WATERBURY — The public is invited to register for a free, interactive six-week Live Well With Diabetes workshop from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday mornings, March 6 to April 10 at the Waterbury Senior Center, 1985 East Main St.

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SOUTHBURY — Lance Galassi, healthcare account executive with A Place for Mom, is eager to share his knowledge and experience so that families can have an easier time when faced with questions about senior healthcare. While he usually offers private consultations, he has partnered with the He…

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OXFORD — A Women’s AA Group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 25 Great Hill Rd.

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NEW MILFORD — New Milford Hospital’s diabetes support group provides free educational programs for all people with diabetes, their families and friends.

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SOUTHBURY — Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury offers emergency shelter for battered women and their children, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy for civil and criminal matters, counseling and advocacy for children including art therapy, information and referral, outreach to the Hi…

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MIDDLEBURY — A Family Support Group sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every second Wednesday in the Social Room at Middlebury Congregational Church, 1242 Whittemore Rd.

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MIDDLEBURY — A Family Support Group sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, in the Social Room at Middlebury Congregational Church, 1242 Whittemore Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — The Greater Southbury chapter of Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, February 9, at the Southbury Library, 100 Poverty Rd.