SEYMOUR — Residents will have the opportunity to sit down with a Seymour police officer and connect over coffee and casual conversation on Saturday morning, August 24. Coffee With a Cop will begin at 9 a.m. at the Seymour Starbucks in the Mountain Road Plaza, 253 West St., Route 67, and last… Read more
BETHLEHEM — Christ Episcopal Church of Bethlehem will host an old-fashioned chicken barbecue from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, August 25, in Memorial Hall on Main Street. The meal will include half a barbecued chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, a roll and watermelon.
NEWTOWN—The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown will treat its members to a free critique of one piece of their art by highly respected local artist Charles Ray at the next afternoon meeting, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 28, in the lower level of the Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main St.
BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Library will host the 17th annual Jazz Party from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Sunday, August 25 on the north lawn, at 182 Whisconier Rd. The concert will feature Randy Reinhart, trumpet; John Allred, trombone; Larry Ham, keyboard; David Finck, bass, and Tom Melito, drums. Ther…
ROXBURY — The Roxbury Congregational Church will host its old-fashioned beef barbecue from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 24, on the church grounds located at 24 Church St. The menu will include barbecued roast beef, carefully prepared and cooked to perfection, along with a baked potato, local…
WASHINGTON — Byrde + the b will host an exhibit of recent paintings by the landscape artist Karen LeSage opening from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, September 7 through Thursday, October 31 at 10 Titus Rd.
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.
BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Craft Center will present a showcase of work by the glass and jewelry artists from the center with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, August 24 in the Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, 286 Whisconier Rd.
NEWTOWN — Newtown Volunteer Ambulance is offering a Basic Emergency Medical Technician class from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 10 through December 9, with one Saturday per month, at 6 Washington Sq.
NEWTOWN — The Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers will host an open house in honor of Mary Elizabeth Hawley’s birthday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 22, at 45 Main St.
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.
MIDDLEBURY — The Parks and Recreation Department will offer the Making Friends Program from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, September 16 to Friday, November 8 at Shepardson Community Center, 1172 Whittemore Rd.
OXFORD — The Oxford Historical Society will host its 13th annual Peach Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at the Great Hill United Methodist Church, 225 Great Hill Rd.
SOUTHBURY — The Energy Fair and Green Expo, sponsored by the 5th District Chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby and Sustainable Southbury, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 21, at the Southbury Green, 775 Main St. South.
WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library will team up with Steep Rock Association’s Judea Garden for a presentation on how to save seeds at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, at the library, 5 Wykeham Rd. An experienced farmer will give the presentation. Participants will learn about the biology pe…
ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library’s annual summer concert will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 25 at 23 South St. featuring local acoustic artists Mitch Katz and Doug Mahard.
MIDDLEBURY — The fourth annual Celebrate Middlebury will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 21, at the Shepardson Community Center, 1172 Whittemore Rd. Admission is free. The town-wide social event will feature local businesses, restaurants, and non-profit organizations.
WASHINGTON — The Steep Rock Association will host an open garden from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at Judea Garden in Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St. Those attending will learn about seed saving and ways to enjoy produce from the garden’s summer interns, Willow Galusha and Elizab…
Pomperaug Outdoor Painters will participate in the Southbury Community Trust Fund’s “Embrace Southbury” event, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 17, at Pine Meadow Gardens. (Rain date August 18.) Ellie Boyd, pictured painting on the terrace, will be joined by artists Katherine Adams, Chuck Fulker…
The Connecticut Hurricanes Drum and Bugle Corps will present Thunder in the Valley at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at Seymour High School, 2 Botsford Rd. The competition features the Hawthorne Caballeros, Long Island Sunrisers and exhibitions by the Caballeros Alumni, Magnificent Brass, Co…
BETHLEHEM — The Beyond Reality: Surreal Visions of 5 Contemporary Connecticut Artists show will open with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, August 17 at 550 Gallery and Studios, 550 Main St. South.
SHELTON — Pop artist Michael Albert will conduct a program at the Plumb Memorial Library from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 17, for a special art-making open house with kids, teens and their parents at 65 Wooster St.
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.
SHERMAN — The White Silo Farm and Winery will host the 10th annual Blackberry Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, at 32 Route 37 East.
MIDDLEBURY — Boy Scouts of America Troop 5 will host a Redeemable Bottle and Can Drive Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 7 at the Village Square Plaza, 530 Middlebury Rd.
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.
WASHINGTON — The final concert of the Washington Friends of Music Summer Festival with the New Baroque Soloists will occur at 5:30 p.m. Friday, August 16 at the Historic Meeting House on the Green.
NEWTOWN — Newtown’s popular ‘70s rock band, Panacea, will host the annual town reunion at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 1, at Dickinson Memorial Park, 50 Elm Dr.
BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Museum will host a multimedia presentation and book signing by authors Vic Butsch and Tom Coletti for their book “In the Crossfire Between Heaven and Hell” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, August 19 at 165 Whisconier Rd.