WASHINGTON — The Steep Rock Association and the Roxbury Land Trust will offer a four-mile, inter-town hike along Tunnel Road from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, October 1. Rory Larson, SRA conservation science manager, and Jamie Curren, RLT land and property manager, will lead the walk. This partially closed town road connecting protected lands owned by the two organizations offers unparallelled views of the Shepaug River as it follows the waterway’s course into expansive core forests. It lies adjacent to the old Shepaug Valley Railroad bed, rich in history for discussion along the way. Read more
The Washington Art Association and Gallery will hold its third annual Art in the Open exhibition from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 24, at the gallery, 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, Washington. The day-long celebration of affordable art benefits the Washington Art Association and Gallery. …
NEWTOWN — The Newtown Lions Club will be participating in the 27th annual Newtown Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, September 24 at the Newtown Community Center on at 8 Simpson St.
SOUTHBURY — Justice Southbury, a social justice advocacy group, has planned the sixth session of its Speaker Series, interactive dialogue on the topics of diversity, equity and inclusion.
NEWTOWN — State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest, D-18, will discuss the history and repercussions of the Supreme Court’s recent decisions, specifically the impact of one of those decisions, Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22, in the meeting room at C.H. Booth L…
Once Upon a Stardom, an evening with Susan Kapilow, will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 29, at Studio Hill Gallery, 507 Main St. South, Woodbury. Ms. Kapilow will discuss her work, including “Frontman,” on display in the gallery through Sunday, October 9. She will discuss the inspi…
A new art exhibit is on display through Saturday, November 12, at the Burnham Library, 62 Main St. South, Bridgewater. “Paint Outside the Lines,” art by New Milford resident Kathy Flynn is a show of mixed mediums with emphasis on oils and oil pastels. Those seeking additional information may…
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library Youth Services Department offers a craft session with Miss Katie to make an autumn scene at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 29, in the Storytime Room at the library, 100 Poverty Rd.
WOODBURY — Woodbury Democrats will host a “Prosecco, Politics and Progress” reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, September 24, on the North Green.
WASHINGTON — The Institute for American Indian Studies will host traditional pottery workshops from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 24, Sunday, September 25, and Saturday, October 1.
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Celebration Committee is looking for local musical talent and food trucks and food vendors for this year’s Southbury Celebration slated for Saturday, October 1.
NEWTOWN — Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown will welcome members and non-members to High Holiday services that usher in the Jewish New Year 5783.
WOODBURY — September is Library Card Sign-up Month and the Woodbury Public Library will host an an all-day Library of Things Open House on Thursday, September 29.
KENT — The Connecticut Antique Machinery Association will present its annual Fall Festival, a celebration of the machinery that made America great from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25 at the museum grounds, 31 Kent-Cornwall Rd., next to the Eric Sloane Mus…
SANDY HOOK — The Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity and title sponsor Farrell Communities will host the Rocking the Hook concert, from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, October 1, on the Sandy Hook Village Green.
SOUTHBURY — The United Church of Christ will host their annual Fall Rummage Sale from Thursday, September 29 to Saturday, October 1, in the church’s Social Hall at 283 Main St.t North.
NEWTOWN — In support of Hunger Action Month, Newtown Savings Bank will run a community-wide food drive across its 11 branch towns through Saturday, October 1. At the beginning of October, the items collected will be delivered to local food pantries including, the Department of Social Service…
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host a free reading and book signing for “Wren the Weeping Willow Fairy” by Kate Kyres at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 1 at 80 Whitehall Rd.,
BRIDGEWATER — The Bridgewater Senior Center, known as The Hilltop Center, is located at 132 Hut Hill Rd. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.
ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library will offer a free walking tour through Yale University, at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 1, in New Haven.
NEWTOWN — The Newtown Senior Center features the Crafting Crew, a women’s discussion group, men’s breakfast club, ping pong players’ group, art classes, technology assistance, poker group, Spanish lessons, knitting and crocheting group and a garden club.
NEWTOWN — The Society of the Creative Arts of Newtown will offer three one-day workshops on Saturdays in September and October in the lower level of The Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main St.
NEWTOWN — The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown will present Susan Grisell Painting a Still Life in Oil at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, in the Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main St.
WOODBURY — The Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition is seeking volunteers to participate in collecting samples of macroinvertebrates, or ‘river bugs,’ from their local waterways on Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2 to assess stream health.
NEWTOWN — The Garden Club of Newtown will present “How to Get Great Shots of Gardens and Nature With Your Cellphone” by Steve Silk at 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, in the lower meeting room at the C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main St.
NEWTOWN — Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St., will host a free Gymboree celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 24, in its gymnasium on Saturday, September 24.
WATERBURY — The owner of Viron Rondo Osteria restaurant, Fascia’s Chocolates, and local rehabilitation clinic Peak Physical Therapy, will be honored during the 2022 Harold Webster Smith Awards breakfast in October.
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Scholarship Fund Dollars for Scholars annual Go the Distance event will take place Saturday, September 24, at Nonnewaug High School, 5 Minortown Rd. The event will feature a 5K run and 5K walk and 25, 50 and 11 mile bike courses. An onsite course has been configured f…
WOODBURY — Woodbury artist Peter Seltzer will be awarded the Pastel Society of America’s highest honor, the 2022 Hall Fame Honoree during the ceremonies on Saturday, September 17. To celebrate the Hall of Fame Honoree award, Mr. Seltzer will share his paintings with his neighbors by having a…
WOODBURY — New Morning Market will host its 21st annual Ice Cream Social to benefit Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, September 16, at the store, 129 Main St. North. Ice cream sundaes, including vegan and dairy-free options, loaded with toppings are offered for a donat…
SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host a virtual program about the Giza Plateau and the Great Pyramids at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 22 on Zoom and streamed to the Kingsley Room.
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will host guitarist Peter Biedermann for an evening of live music at the library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22 at 269 Main St. South.
WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library and Museum and the Hickory Stick Bookshop will host author Soon Wiley in a “Conversation with Joseph Montebello” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 29, at 5 Wykeham Rd.
WASHINGTON — Poet Sydney Eddison will reads excerpts from her latest collection, “The Sacred Ground of Home: Poems From a Country Life,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 25, at the Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Rd.
ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury will welcome Blue Moon Raptors at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 21 on the library lawn or in the Community Studio in case of rain at 23 South St.
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will host wildlife rehabilitators Pam and Bill Lefferts of Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue for the program, Backyard Wildlife – All About Opossums, at the library at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 1 at 269 Main St. South.
SOUTHBURY — South Britain Congregational Church will host its annual Apple Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 24, at the church, 693 South Britain Rd.
WASHINGTON — The Gunn Historical Museum offers the illustrated presentation, “William Hamilton Gibson:19th Century Renaissance Man for the 21st Century,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 20, via Zoom.
MONROE — The fifth annual Chasing Ciara’s Light 5K/12K Trail Race and Kids Fun Run will take place on Saturday, September 17, at Great Hollow Lake.
NEWTOWN — The Connecticut Choral Society will unite singers, renowned soloists, and instrumentalists in a Vigil for Peace, a benefit concert to support Ukrainian relief efforts.