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.

A Snowman Contest for Children - Seymour

02/28/2011 to 03/03/2011

145 Bank Street, Seymour, CT 06483. Phone: 203-888-5105.

Children 10 years and younger can enter now through Monday, February 28th.  Kids may color in the snowman available at Allan's Lumbing Supply  and name Allan's snowman,.    Contestants may drop off their snowman at the store.  Winners will receive a surprise gift.  Winners will be chosen according to the morst unique name for the snowman and the coloring job, on Thursday, March 3rd and notified by phone.  Allan's Plumbing Supply will build a 50 foot snowman outside their store to concide with the event.  Call 203-888-5105 for more information  and other  businesses  involved with the contest.

Naugatuck Historical Society--First Thursday Series--Hogan Academy of Irish Dance


195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

On Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 6PM to 8PM at the Naugatuck Historical Society the First Thursday Series features the Hogan Academy of Irish Dance and a child craft.  Cost $2.  Call to register or check the website for further information.

Ansonia Nature Center Porgram--Tots in the Park


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

On Friday, March 4, 2011 the Ansonia Nature Center program--Tots in the Park will start at 10:30AM.  Bring your little one to the Ansonia Nature Center.  Ranger Stefanie is hoping that by then most of the snow will be gone.  Join her for a short hike to find out what Mother Nature has been up to. Look and listen for the first signs of spring.  Geared for infants and toddlers with an adult.  Tuition is $6 per family. Members/Ansonia residents $4.  Call to register.

First Fridays: A Contemporary Cocktail Hour at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

03/04/2011 to 03/04/2011

258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: (203) 438-4519.

Member · $10.00. Non-member · $15.00. There will be drinks, snacks, and a leisurely docent-led tour of select exhibitions at 7 pm—all included with admission.

BUBBLEMANIA: Comedy with a Drip! at The Warner Theatre - Torrington


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

Join us for this fun-filled family show on Saturday, March 5.  Comic bubble artist, Casey Carle will bring his “eye-popping, belly-laughing, fun-filled bubble extravaganza!" to the Warner’s Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Saturday, March 5 for two shows at 11 am and 3 pm. BubbleMania brings the fun of bubbles to high art (and science!) for the whole family to enjoy. Loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities and beauty of bubbles, BubbleMania explores the science and art of making bubbles from intricate and imaginative bubble art forms to “trapping” people inside bubbles! Casey Carle has been seen on both the Discovery Channel and Science Channel teaching soap bubble science to millions of viewers. He has also served as a bubble consultant to Cirque du Soleil, Pepsi Cola and Bailey’s Irish Cream. His outstanding scientific and entertainment achievements have been recognized by science and children’s museums coast to coast including The Smithsonian Institute.Tickets are $15.50 and can be purchased by calling the Warner box office at 860-489-7180 or online at

Planetarium Show and Telescope Viewing - WestConn - Danbury


43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-837-8672 .

At 5:30 p.m. followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the university's Westside campus. The event is free and open to the puble. Call for more information or visit the website.

Teen Chefs! Late Winter French Comfort Foods Inspired by "Around My French Table" at The Silo Cooking School


44 Upland Hill Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

Silo Cooking School Director Chef Mary Kravec will teach student the basic techniques of French cuisine preparing Gourgeres, Celeriac Soup, Chicken Piperade, Herb Spaetzle, Tomatoes Provencal and Paris-Brest for dessrt.  (Full Participaton) $60 per person. Ages 12 to 17.  Call for more information or visit the website.

The Danbury Music Centre presents the Danbury Concert Chorus


St. James Episcopal Church, 25 West Street , Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-748-1716.

On Saturday, March 5, 2011, 8:00 p.m., at St. James Episcopal Church, 25 West Street in Danbury.  The 100-voice Danbury Concert Chorus is under the direction of guest conductor Matthew Phelps. He is the Minister of Music at The Reformed Church of Bronxville. The featured work on the program is Ernest Bloch’s Sacred Service (Avodath Hakodesh). The Danbury Concert Chorus will be joined by Scott Wheatley, baritone, singing the role of the cantor, and Eugene Lavery, organist.
The chorus will also perform three short selections:  Alleluia by Randall Thompson; Ain’t Got Time to Die by Hall Johnson; and Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, by Alice Parker. The suggested at door donations are $5 per person and $10 per family.For additional information about attending this concert or to join the Danbury Concert Chorus, email the Danbury Music Centre at  or call .

Hiking the Pine Island Trail with Jigger and Jolley at White Memorial Foundation


71 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: (860) 567-0857.

When this darling brace of oxen saw that llamas were featured in a hike to Five Ponds last year, they immediately requested an opportunity to do the same. Join Jigger and Jolley with their handler, Chuck Duncan, on a walk along the sweeping stretches of the Pine Island Trail. Along the way, learn about these gracious beasts of burden and their service to man through history. Have your opportunity to drive "The Boys" and return to the Conservation Center for a tasty lunch. 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.. Meet in the Museum. Members: $20.00, Non-members: $25.00. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.