Wings of Freedom Tour Brings Vintage Airplanes to Oxford

09/05/0204 to 09/07/2014

Waterbury-Oxford Airport , Oxford, CT Phone: 860-568-8924.

The Wings of Freedom Tour will be at the Oxford Airport from September 5 to September 7, 2014 and arrive at 2 p.m. on Sept. 5th and depart on Sunday at 5 p.m.  The Tour brings historic aviation to your community.  Tour through the authentically restored aircraft or take a flight aboard for the ultimate immersion in history.  The B-17, B-24 and P-51 are on the 25th season of the Wings of Freedom Tour. Visitors are invited to explore the aircraft inside and out; $15 for adults and $6 for children under age 12.  WWII veterans can tour through the aircraft a no cost.  Call for further information.

David M. Hunt Library - SEPTEMBER PASSPORT TO CT LIBRARIES—FREE

09/02/2014 to 10/04/2014

63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7424.

Win a gift card for visiting libraries!  Throughout September the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will be offering Passports to Connecticut Libraries to visitors of all ages.  Passport holders are encouraged to visit other libraries and get their passport stamped.  When passports are turned in by, October 4, their stamps will be tallied and a winner announced, receiving a small gift.  The winner will also be placed in a statewide drawing of two $150 gift cards for adults, and two $100 gift cards for children.  Participants should already have a library card or can be issued one on the spot.  For more information call the library at 860-824-7424 or visit www.huntlibrary.org.  Also visit facebook.com/passporttoctlibraries.  Hours: Tues 10am-5pm; Weds 2pm-8pm; Thurs 10am-5pm; Fri 2pm-6pm; Sat 10am-2pm.

Gunn Memorial Library’s Book Basement Boasts New Stock

09/04/2014

5 Wykeham Rd., Rte. 47, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7586.

Grand Reopening:  Thurs., Sept. 4th –10 to 2pm. After cleaning out old merchandise and restocking the shelves with “new” used books, Gunn Memorial Library’s Book Basement has scheduled a September reopening date.  For the weekend of the Thurs., Sept. 4th opening, the books shop will be open through Sunday.  It will resume regular hours thereafter:  Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 to 2. There are over 8,000 books on varied topics and for every age.  Since the Book Basement is constantly restocking, if you miss the first day of opening, do not be dismayed – come in another day to find additional titles that have been added.  It is a bibliophile’s cornucopia!  Call the library for further information at (860) 868-7586 or email chartman@biblio.org or visit the website.
 

 

Gunn Memorial Library & Museum - Gunn Lectures: Healing Power of Therapeutic Touch

09/04/2014

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7756.

Healing Power of Therapeutic Touch  Thursday, September 4, 6:30pm in the Wykeham Room.  We welcome Marcia Engle of New Milford Hospital for an informative presentation and demonstration on the many benefits of Therapeutic Touch. A holistic, evidence-based therapy, the Therapeutic Touch technique is used by health professionals to speed healing, reduce pain, relieve stress and anxiety, and improve sleep. To begin the evening's program Susan Twombly, Community Outreach and Integrative Medicine Coordinator at New Milford Hospital, will give a brief visual presentation introducing and explaining EBSCO's Consumer Health Complete. CHC, accessible from home with a Gunn Memorial Library card as well as in the library, is the single most comprehensive online resource for consumer-oriented health content.
 

Minor Memorial Library Program: Author Katherine Dimancescu -- Connecticut's Early Colonial History--Roxbury

09/04/2014

23 South Street, Roxbury, CT 06783. Phone: 860-350-2181.

Author and independent scholar Katherine Dimancescu will speak at the Minor Memorial Library on Thursday, September 4, 20104 at 1PM.  Her talk will feature stories about often overlooked and forgotten chapters in both Connecticut and New England's early colonial history, uncovered during research into the family history of her maternal ancestors.  Copies of Dimancescu's book, The Forgotten Chapters: My Journey into the Past will be available for sale and signing after her presentation at the library. 

3rd Annual Timex 5K, Fun Run and Walk - Middlebury

09/04/2014

55 Christian Rd., Middlebury, CT Phone: (860)499-0569.

On Thursday 5 p.m. This event is designed to be fun for walkers and runners alike to enjoy. We encourage everyone at Timex Group to come out for a fun event to promote health and fitness. The Culture Committee is covering all fees involved in the race. This year’s top prize for the first place overall male and female winners will be a $100 donation to the charity of your choosing.  The race will start at the entrance to the Timex Group building.  The race will be timed by utilizing the state of the art MYLAPS BibTag technology. The first 150 participants to sign up will receive a water bottle and a tech t-shirt at the finish line.  Pizza and refreshments will also be served following the event. For more information visit the website.

Village Center for the Arts - Paper Marbling Workshops with Special Guest John C. Bielik

09/05/2014 to 09/07/2014

12 Main Street, New Milford, CT Phone: 860.354.4318.

Join us for a Very  Special Weekend! Come one come all as we present an amazing weekend of Paper Marbling workshops for all ages & lectures with demonstrations with award winning artisan John Bielik. John C. Bielik is a itinerant artisan, instructor, and living history interpreter. Village Center for the Arts is proud to have Mr. Bielik join us for a day of creating, exploring and learning!

Village Center for the Arts - Tween Night

09/05/2014

12 Main Street, New Milford, CT Phone: 860.354.4318.

Village Center for the Arts will be hosting a very extra special Tween Night Sept 5th! Featuring renowned historian and award winning artisan, John Bielik! & of course Pizza & Make your own ice cream sundaes!

Village Center for the Arts - Paper Marbling Workshops

09/05/2014 to 09/07/2014

12 Main Street, New Milford, CT Phone: 860.354.4318.

Come one come all as we present an amazing weekend of Paper Marbling workshops and lectures with award winning artisan John Bielik. Join us for a wonderful weekend of instruction & creation. On Fri. Sept. 5th - Tween Night - $40 for ages 10 - 13 only Saturday Sept. 6th: 10 am - 2 pm - Kids ages 8 plus  $60 6 pm - 10 pm - Adults  $75 per person or $125 per couple. Sunday Sept 7th: Family lecture and demonstrations. For More information visit the website.

 

Ridgefield Theater Barn Presents Stop Kiss

09/05/2014 to 09/27/2014

37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-431-9850.

This surprising play, told out of chronological order, delves into how relationships are explored, formed, and even ended. It's an unexpected love story, with unintended consequences. "A poignant and funny play about the ways, both sudden and slow, that lives can change irrevocably," says Variety. September 5 - 27, 2014--Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 pm--Sunday matinees on September 14 & 21 at 5 pm. Tickets: Adults $24--Seniors (62) & Students $20.  Check the website for further information.