The Gary The Olivia Theater FARM-ART FESTIVAL

06/11/2017

221-271 Flanders Rd, Bethlehem, CT

10 am - 4 pm. "Inspired By Nature" is the theme and local artists, small farms, artisan food producers and Clay & Wattles Theater Company will participate – all inspired by nature and contributing to our area's vibrant cultural life. Local artists (painting, pottery, photography, crafts) will display and sell their work alongside farmers, bakers, chocolate makers, cheese makers and other artisan food producers. Cheese and wine experts Sister Noella Marcellino, (The Cheese Nun) and Certified Sommelier, Sally Camm will team up for an educational presentation and Q&A, Clay & Wattles Theater Company will provide entertainment – all celebrating our local culture through art, food and wine.

Music Mountain 88TH SEASON OPENING CONCERT & RECEPTION

06/11/2017

Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7126.

All tickets: $75, Peter Serkin, Piano Stefan Jackiw,Violin, Jay Campbell, Cello Haydn: Piano Trio in G Major, Opus 73 # 2 "Gypsy"
Schubert: Piano Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 99, D 898 Beethoven: Piano Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 97, "Archduke"

Oliver Wolcott Library Childhood Interrupted: From Bosnia to America with Author Jasmina Ceric

06/13/2017

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

7-8 pm. Through one personal journey, Jasmina Ceric hopes to educate and raise awareness about ethnic cleansing and genocide. Childhood Interrupted is the story of a war survivor in Bosnia, striving for a better future for herself and her family, and hoping for her father's release from a concentration camp.

Litchfield Concerts on the Green

06/14/2017

On the Green, Litchfield, CT

Litchfield Parks and Recreation is proud to announce the return of the summer concert series to the Litchfield Green on Wednesday evenings, beginning with "Belle of the Fall" on June 14. The concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Bring a folding chair, sit back and relax for a quintessential New England evening. The concerts are free, no pets are allowed on the green, unless they are service dogs. Everyone is urged to take their trash off the green after the show. Concert-goers are reminded that there is no alcohol, open fires, dogs or other pets on the green. August concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Listen to WZBG, FM 97.3 for news on cancellations.

Torrington Historical Society Lecture

06/14/2017

192 Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: (860-267-2442) .

 On Wednesday, June 14TH at 6:30 pm, the Torrington Historical Society will host local author and historian Marty Podskoch for a presentation based on his recent book, Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Camps: History, Memories and Legacy. The event will take place in the Torrington Historical Society Carriage House Gallery, 192 Main Street, Torrington. There is a suggested donation of $2; Torrington Historical Society members are free. Refreshments will be provided.

Torrington Historical Society Lecture

06/14/2017

192 Main St., Torrington, CT Phone: 860-482-8260.

6:30 pm - 8 pm. Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Camps: This program by Marty Podskoch will explore the history of local CCC camps such as the ones in Burrville and Cornwall

Hollister House Garden Drawing In The Garden

06/14/2017

300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-2200.

10 am - 4 pm. Under the guidance of noted botanical art instructor Carol Ann Morley students will sit among the irises, peonies and poppies and experience the pleasure of drawing the early summer flowers of Hollister House Garden. Draw in a sketch book with graphite and colored pencils and capture the natural way flowers grow. A two day class meeting on Wednesday and Thursday suitable for any level of student. Bring a bag lunch.

Ansonia Nature Center FANCI ANNUAL MEETING AND POTLUCK SUPPER

06/14/2017

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

5:00 pm If you're a member of FANCI and can't make the regular meetings, now is the time to find out what we've been up to! Reports and the election of officers will take place. Bring your own table setting and a dish to share (12 servings), and your ideas and suggestions for next year's activities. Please register by June 9.

Ansonia Nature Center EXPLORE REDWING POND

06/14/2017

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

1 pm An introduction for our young naturalists and adults to learn about the inhabitants of Redwing Pond. We will scoop with ponding nets to capture and identify aquatic insects, fish, frogs, and turtles. Wear appropriate clothing and shoes—you will get muddy and wet. FREE.

White Memorial Conservation Center Yoga in the Garden

06/14/2017

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer sun. Class will be followed by a brief guided meditation for those who would like to participate. This is an all levels, all ages program and requires no prior yoga or meditation experience! Recent studies have shown the benefits of yoga, which include stress reduction, improvement in strength, flexibility, and balance. Please bring a mat and water (and sunscreen/bug repellant if desired). 8:00 A. M. – 9:00 A.M., Each class is $10. Come to one, several, or all!! A portion of these proceeds will go to the White Memorial Conservation Center. For information, Please call 860-309-9489.