31st Season Shepaug Bald Bagle Observation Tower--Southbury

12/19/2015 to 03/09/2016

2225 River Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 800-368-8954.

Reservation lines will open December 19 for the 2015 Winter Season of the Bald Eagle Observation Area at the Shepaug Hydroelectric Dam in Southbury, Conn. Observation times this season will be Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. beginning Saturday, December 19, 2015, and running through Wednesday, March 9, 2016.  Please be aware, however, that the observation area is closed both Christmas Day and New Year's Day. All are welcome and admission is free of charge, but advance reservations are required. Specialists will be on site with high-powered telescopes to help visitors see the eagles in action and to answer questions about America's national symbol.  Visitors are encouraged to dress warmly and to bring binoculars if possible, given the limited number of onsite telescopes. To make reservations for individuals, families, and groups, call toll-free at 1-800-368-8954 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays or request a reservation on-line at http://www.shepaugeagles.info

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Illustrate Aesop's Fables in Six Sessions

01/09/2016 to 03/26/2016

10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

The six sessions (Saturdays: January 9, 23, Feb. 6, 20 and March 12, and 26 at 2PM will guide you through illustrating a series o six stories, using the Nature Center's real animal specimens.  Attend all 6 classes to complete the book or just one class for a single fable.  Appropriate for people with some painting experience ages 10 t adults who are able to follow the instruction with some supervision.  The story for Week 1 is The Fox and the Grapes.  Individual lessons $20 each; all 6 lessons $100 (save $20).  Fee includes acrylic paint, an acrylic paining board, two brushes, a water container and a pencil. 

Warner Theatre Presents Rock of Ages on the Main Stage--Torrington

02/06/2016 to 02/14/2016

Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

Warner Stage Company presents ROCK OF AGES on the Warner Main Stage. Go back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair when the Warner Stage Company presents ROCK OF AGES on the Warner's Main Stage February 6-14, 2016. It's the tail end of the big, bad 1980's in Hollywood and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lyrca, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality. This production contains mild adult language and situations and may not be suitable for young audiences.

Art Show at Haight Brown Vineyard Abstract Artist Nancy Johnson

02/06/2016 to 02/22/2016

29 Chestnut Hill Road, Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4045.

Haight-Brown Vineyard located in Litchfield, Connecticut is proud to announce their Featured Local Artist is Lucky From Kentucky Art, paintings by Nancy Johnston and will be hosting an artist reception and exhibition on Saturday February 6, 2016 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. The exhibition event is free and open to the public.

10th Annual Puppetry Festival at Washington Montessori School--New Preston

02/06/2016 to 02/20/2016

240 Litchfield Turnpike, New Preston, CT 06777. Phone: 860-868-0551.

For three consecutive Saturdays in Feb on the 6, 13 and 20th from 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon the Washington Montessori School in New Preston will host its 10th Annual Puppetry Festival. This year the Theme is  Wizard of Oz.  

Warner Theatre Presents Rock of Ages-Torrington

02/06/2016 to 02/14/2016

68 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

Warner Theatre Stage Company presents ROCK OF AGES – February 6-14, 2016: It's the tail end of the big, bad 1980's in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Set in L.A.'s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, ROCK OF AGES tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. ROCK OF AGES takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair! Only the music of hit bands Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and more hold the answer. Cheeck the website for ticket information.

Souhbury Public Libary Lecture: Dr. Vincent deLuise: Literature of Blindness

02/09/2016

Main St., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-405-6751.

Dr. Vincent deLuise will give a lecture on the Literature of Blindness on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 3PM at the Southbury Public Library.   Dr. deLuise will discuss and read from works of the Blind Bards of Literature, Homer, John Milton, James Joyce and Helen Keller.  Lecture is free and open to the public. 

St. George's Episcopal Church Hosts Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner

02/09/2016

Tucker Hill Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-9864.

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30PM Middlebury's Saint George's Episcopal Church will hot a Shrove Tuesday Pancake dinner.  Pancakes, hash, sausages, fruit, beverages and dessert included in the dinner.  $8 adults, children under 10 free.  Take out meals available.

Gunn Memorial Library Program: Medittion Practice Group: World Peace Begins with Inner Peace--Washington, CT

02/09/2016

5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 10:30AM at the Gunn Memorial Library the Rev. Cheryl P. Anderson will lead a meditation practice group, "World Peace Begins with Inner Peace".  All are welcome to attend.   The program is free but registration required. 

Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at South Britian Congregational Church--Southbury

02/09/2016

693 South Britain Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-262-1983.

On February 9, 2016 from 4:30PM to 7PM at the parish house of The South Britian Congregational Church the Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be held.  Pancakes,  corned beef hash, sausage, applesauce coffee, juice and ice cream.  $8 adults, $5 children.