We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

SEYMOUR-SOUTHBURY — When Gov. Lamont’s executive order in March closed all gyms and fitness centers, Bushi Ban Martial Arts and Fitness faced the challenge head-on by creating an at-home learning plan, rolled out in three phases, culminating with live online classes via Zoom and recorded cla…

  • 0

NEW MILFORD — Carol Cohen, LCSW, a practicing psychotherapist for 30 years and a published author, is facilitating a discussion and support group for women to explore and share their stories and learn from one another.

  • 0

NEWTOWN — Residents may take hazardous waste to a special collection from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at Newtown Pubic Works, 4 Turkey Hill Rd.

  • 0

LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host Deep Dive into Nature, a Weekly Meditation with Marlow Shami at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 13 and 27 on Facebook live.

  • 0

Editor’s Note: Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, meetings may be canceled, live-streamed or held virtually. Public access may be limited to live stream viewing or teleconferencing only.

  • 0

LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host a virtual program on Animal Architects with Gerri Griswold at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, via Zoom.

  • 0

SOUTHBURY — Due to concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic, the town’s Memorial Day Parade has been canceled for this year. A video of the Memorial Day Ceremony will be posted at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, at www.southbury-ct.org and will be shared on the town’s social media channels.

  • 0

NEWTOWN — Marie-Renée Lavoie’s “Autopsy of a Boring Wife” will be the topic of a virtual book club at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, organized by the C.H. Booth Library.

  • 0

NEWTOWN — Newtown Congregational Church will host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at the church, 14 West St.

  • 0

SEYMOUR — The entryway at the Seymour United Methodist Church will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. every other Saturday, May 23, June 6 and 20, to receive non-perishable food contributions.

  • 0

WASHINGTON — New York Times best-selling author Ann Patchett’s latest publication, “The Dutch House,” will be the topic of a book discussion organized by the Gunn Memorial Library.

  • 0

WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library will present State Historian and author Walter Woodward in a virtual presentation and discussion on his most recent publication, “Creating Connecticut: Critical Moments That Shaped a Great State.”

  • 0

WATERBURY — Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury has postponed its Out of the Shadows fundraiser until the spring of next year.

  • 0

ROXBURY — Dr. Charles Canham will present an analysis of the past, present and future of northeastern forests and the forces that have shaped them at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, via the online platform Zoom.

  • 0

WATERBURY — Community Cookbook Club: Digital Dining will be the focus of a virtual program from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28.

  • 0

SEYMOUR — Due to concerns about social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Seymour Remembers Memorial Day Parade, originally scheduled for Sunday, May 24, will be canceled in its traditional format and replaced by a motorcade.

  • 0

WASHINGTON — In a symposium for charities on the front lines of the battle against Covid-19, three of the nation’s visionaries will come together Sunday, May 17, to discuss how the pandemic will indelibly change the country and affect the daily life of every American. The trio of renowned pa…

  • 0

WATERBURY — Waterbury ARC has postponed a fundraiser that was originally scheduled to take place on June 3.

  • 0

WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum will present Educate Your Daughters: Women’s Suffrage Activism in Waterbury, an illustrated lecture from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, via Zoom/Facebook Live.

  • 0

SOUTHBURY — The Office of Economic Development is hosting a weekly series of webinars to assist the local business and nonprofit community as they prepare to reopen.

  • 0

BETHLEHEM — Al-Anon Family Group meetings take place at 10:30 a.m. Fridays at the Church of the Nativity of Prince of Peace Parish, 48 East St.

  • 0

AREA — The Connecticut Psoriasis Network has been developed for people who share a common challenge of living with psoriasis.

  • 0

MIDDLEBURY — The Army Corps of Engineers has announced that Hop Brook Lake’s off-season lot remains open and facility areas are accessible to the public via foot and bicycle traffic.

  • 0

WOODBURY — The Better Days Rescue Fund is seeking help for Helen, a very tiny senior lady with a strong will to survive. Helen came to Better Days Rescue with eye infections so severe that they left her mostly blind. Part of her tail was missing and the remaining tail had been broken in two places.

  • 0

Editor’s Note: Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, meetings may be canceled, live-streamed or held virtually. Public access may be limited to live stream viewing or teleconferencing only.

  • 0

WOODBURY — In observance of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7, those who would like to pray for the town, the state and the nation are asked to do a prayer walk or ride or to sit on a town bench and to pray at the time of their choosing between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

  • 0

WASHINGTON — The Steep Rock Association will host an online volunteer trail manager training session for both new and veteran trail managers from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9.

  • 0

WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum presents Mindfulness Practice with Ranji : Exploring the Spectrum of Mind, Heart and Body, from 9 to 9:45 a.m. every Sunday via Zoom/Facebook Live.

  • 0

WOODBURY — Members of the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition are encouraging residents to celebrate Drinking Water Week, which occurs this year from May 3 to 9.

  • 0

WASHINGTON — For several years, the Lions Club of Washington has observed Memorial Day with a Field of Flags, a display of several hundred small American flags arrayed in the lawn in front of Bryan Memorial Town Hall.

  • 0

WATERBURY — The producers for the national tour of “An American in Paris” that was slated for an engagement at the Palace Theater in April have announced they are now canceling and not rescheduling those tour dates left unfulfilled in the 2020 theater season, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 0

WOODBURY — The Senior Community Center building remains closed to the public, but the center has developed virtual programs for May, providing both computer and landline phone opportunities so seniors can get back into programs and classes.