What’s On in Woodbury will present its fifth concert featuring Root Six from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at Hollow Park on Hollow Road. WOW asks those who can to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the the Woodbury Food Bank. The event is free and open to the public. Read more
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will showcase paintings by Connecticut artist Gerry Sacks in the library’s Gallery for the month of August at 2969 Main St. South. There will be a reception for the artist from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 5. The artist will also be in the library…
BETHLEHEM – Members of the Bethlehem Christmas Town Festival Committee announced last week that the much-anticipated annual event will be held this year, barring any unforeseen circumstances.
The work of artist Mary Jane Ives of Oxford is on display during August at Waterbury Hospital. Ms. Ives’ oil paintings include “Vintage Buick,” shown above. Self-taught from an early age, the artist said she prefers working with oils because of their brilliance and durability. Her subjects i…
SOUTHBURY — The Gloria Cachion Gallery at the Southbury Public Library will host artist Janet Newman, from Tuesday, August 3, through Monday, August 30. The library is located at 100 Poverty Rd.
TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will host a free virtual interactive class titled Why Take Chances with Colon Cancer starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 3.
MIDDLEBURY — Quassy Amusement and Waterpark will present a spectacular ‘3-D’ fireworks display at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, July 31 at 2132 Middlebury Rd., Route 64.
SOUTHBURY – The Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Rd., offers a program on the history of movie censorship from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 6, on Zoom and in the Kingsley Room.
WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Junior Library has planned virtual “Tails & Tales” stories, featuring a special guest reader and activities to do from home, in August. The library is located at 5 Wykeham Rd.
WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library and the Hickory Stick Bookshop will welcome New York Times bestselling author Julie Metz to discuss her latest novel, “Eva and Eve,” an unforgettable account of her late mother’s childhood in Nazi-occupied Austria and the parallels she sees in present-d…
The Gunn Historical Museum will host weaver Ellen Goldman at the Washington Town Party from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 8, at the Spring Hill Arts Gathering, 292 Bee Brook Rd., Washington. Admission is free. Ellen Goldman will perform her craft on a floor loom and discuss the basics of weavin…
SOUTHBURY — The Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut plans an evening of Louie Armstrong’s music performed by the Larry Gareau Quartet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, at the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut campus, 444 Main St. North.
LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Hills Audubon Society will host its annual outdoor picnic and birds of prey presentation at 6 p.m. Monday, August 2, at the Boyd Woods Audubon Sanctuary off Route 254.
MIDDLEBURY — St. George’s Episcopal Church will host its annual Blueberry Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, August 7, located at the intersection of Route 188 and Tucker Hill Road.
SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug District Department of Health is offering a new program for persons with high blood pressure, BEATS Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring and Management Program.
ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library will host National Aeronautics and Space Administration Solar System Ambassador William Cloutier for a Perseids Star Party from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, on the library lawn, 23 South St.
ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library will host Hot Acoustics at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 31 on the library’s lawn at 23 South St. There will be a Pop-Up Bar for drinks. Those attending may bring their own picnics, as well as lawn chairs and blankets. There is no charge for this program.
The Bethlehem Land Trust will hold its annual meeting at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 25 at the Bellamy-Ferriday Preserve. The public is invited to attend the meeting which will be held near the barns followed by a musical performance presented by The Rakes, a local Bethlehem band. The concert is fre…
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the program, Emerald Ash Borer, Spotted Lanternfly and Asian Longhorned Beetle with Dr. Claire Rutledge at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 7, via Zoom.
SOUTHBURY — A Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is scheduled for the towns of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Derby, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prospect, Seymour, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott and Woodbury from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24, …
WASHINGTON – The Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens invites the public to its 4th annual FUNraiser on Sunday, July 25, for an event titled, Together Again: A Summer Evening of Celebration, Music and Friends.
SOUTHBURY — “Las Vegas Legends,” the closing performance of the Southbury Public Library’s Adult Summer Series, is available from Monday, July 26, to Monday, August 9, via a link on the library’s website, www.southburylibrary.org/events.
NEWTOWN —SCAN, the Society of Creative Arts of Newtown, will host artist Ellie Boyd in a plein air landscape presentation at the next meeting, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at the Newtown Meeting House.
WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library and the Hickory Stick Bookshop will host debut author, Mary Dixie Carter to discuss her recently published thriller, “The Photographer” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 27 via Zoom.
BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem Wildlife and Conservation Club offers its annual Lobster Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Memorial Hall, Main Street.
ROXBURY — The Roxbury Land Trust will host landscape architect Karen Cowperthwaite to give a talk on her newly created River Road Pollinator Garden at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 24, at the River Road Preserve, 55 River Rd.
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library Youth Services Department will welcome the White Memorial Conservation Center live on Zoom for the program Get Into Insects at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 29.
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library Youth Services Department offers the opportunity to make zucchini meatballs with Food Explorers at 5 p.m. Friday, July 30, via Zoom.
WASHINGTON — Young luminaries shaping the world, and their ideas, are the subject of the Sunday, July 25, episode of Common Ground with Jane Whitney.
KENT — The Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum is holding its annual Antique Engine Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday July 24, at the museum 31 Kent Cornwall Rd., (Route 7).
What’s On in Woodbury will host the 102D Army Band, Ripchord, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 21 at Hollow Park. Ripchord will perform current top pop and rock chart hits. Ripchord’s mission is to provide music throughout the entire spectrum of operations to instill in the Armed Forces …
WOODBURY — The Arts Alliance of Woodbury’s third Arts Walk of the season is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 15, along Main Street South and Hollow Road. Artists, musicians and others will be on hand, offering demonstrations and works for sale, impromptu musical moments and pop-up performa…
Litchfield artist Jim Laurino returns to the Art Gallery at Shutter Speed Photo with beautiful New England landscapes from July 8 to Saturday, August 7 at 564 Middlebury Rd. Mr. Laurino is an award-winning plein air painter influenced by American and French Impressionist painters. He has sol…
KENT — The Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum is holding its annual Antique Engine Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at the museum, 31 Kent Cornwall Rd., (Route 7).