Haight-Brown Vineyard Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing Classes


29 Chestnut Hill Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

On Sat. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for The World's Best Cheeses with a Wine, Cheese and Chocolate paring classes @ 1pm and 3pm. $35 per person. It's educational, fun and lots of yummy wine and food. All HBV wine is paired with a cheese and or chocolate. This month the cheese pairing is from Germany. HBV wine glass to take home! Sign up online.

White Memorial Convention Center Program: CAWS for Recycling: Puppeteer Robyn McCahill--Litchfield


Off Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On April 19, 2014 at 2PM Puppeteer Robyn McCahill will feature a program: CAWS for Recycling.  Meet Tacu the crow puppet and Robin!  Tacu builds something clever with recyclable materials.  Bring a recycled musical instrument,...a drum or similar and we'll celebrate the earth with a musical parade along the trails around the nature center.  Members $5, Non-members $10. 

Hopkins Vineyard - Night Owl Nights


25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended Wine Bar Hours. Come and enjoy after hours in our new wine bar with live music by Adam Scherer. Taste award winning wines, hot mulled cider and cheese platters featuring local Arethusa Farm. No Reservations needed. No cover charge. Free.

Sharon Historical Society Time Stands Still

04/21/2014 to 04/26/2014

18 Main St., Sharon, CT Phone: 860-364-5688 |.

The art of still life.  Museum Hours: Wednesday & Saturday from 10AM - 2PM Thursday & Friday from 10AM - 4PM

The Litchfield Historical Society will be hosting part of the Connecticut Historical Society’s Community History Tour on Monday, April 21


7 South St., Litchfield, CT Phone: (860) 567-4501.

On April 21st at 4:30 pm, the Litchfield Historical Society opens its doors to the public, along with CHS, in an open discussion on whether history is important or not and the reasons. CHS is touring the state, to be hosted by many local organizations. From the hills of Litchfield across to the quiet corner and from the shoreline to the capitol city of Hartford, each town hall-style discussion will focus on the relevance today of history and its impact on local communities  This program is free to the public; registration is required. To register, please call the Litchfield Historical Society at (860) 567-4501 or email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

Litchfield Community Center Holds Earth Day Community Clean Up


421 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8302.

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 3:30PM the Litchfield Community Center joins Sportmen's Store to hold an Earth Day Community Clean UP.  Calling all adults and children to join them to help clean up our community.  Volunteers will be provided with a free "t-shirt", gloves and bags.  Meet at the Litchfield Commuity Center at 3:30PM.  Potluck to follow at approximately 5:30PM at the Center.  Bring a dish to share.  Dress for weather.  Rain date ONLY for severe weather is April 29th.  RSVP to Sportmen's 860-567-3167.

Institute for American Indian Studies - Earth Day - Washington


38 Curtis Rd., Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0581.

Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth. We did not weave the web of life, we are merely strands in it. Whatever we do to the web we do to ourselves." Chief Seattle (Suquamish) 1854

Oliver Wolcott Library Program: An Evening with a Dog Listener--Pat Wright--Litchfield


160 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 6PM to 8PM at the Oliver Wolcott Library presents An Evening with a Dog Listener featuring Pat Wright.  Learn how to bring our dog peace and solve the problems of unwanted behaviors.  Space is limited.  Registration is required. 

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Backyard/Small Chicken Flock Management


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-6043.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 p.m. Fresh Eggs! Raise chickens in your own backyard. Learn what raising backyard chickens entail. In this seminar you will learn about selecting the right bird, how to house, feed, and manage your flock and some basic health and disease management. This seminar will be taught by Michael J. Darre, Ph.D., P.A.S., Professor and Extension Poultry Specialist at UConn. Dr. Darre has more than 40 years of experience with poultry and holds small flock seminars throughout the state. This program is free and open to the public.

Imagine Nation Museum - Earth to Earthworms - Bristol


1 Pleasant St., CT Phone: 860-314-1400.

Imagine Nation Museum presents: Earth to Earthworms on Wednesday, April 23 from 9:30am-5pm. Calling all earthworms! Earth has a mission for you; turning dirt into nutritious, rich soil. In rich soil. To honor Earth Day, 4/22, take an up-close look at worms in action & touch them too!