Washington Art Association Program: Bridges: A Lecture with Alec Purves

02/22/2014

Bryant Park, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-2878.

Join us for an interesting and informative afternoon with Alec Purves. A professor at Yale's School of Architecture, Alec is eager to share with us the artistry and design beauty of bridges, something not always associated with these functional engineering projects. Saturday, February 22, 2014; 4 - 6 pm--$10/person. Please make your reservations by Saturday, February 15th.

New Morning Market Singers Songwriters Series

02/22/2014

129 Main Street North, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-4868.

 7:00 pm Join us for our 6th edition of the New Morning Singer Songwriters Series and another unforgettable evening of music . Donations graciously accepted. Info: Doug Mahard at 203-266-6688.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Discovering the Bewitching Witch Hazel: A Healing Wonder --Litchfield

02/22/2014

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

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 1PM in the A. B. Ceder Room at White Memorial Conservation Center a program:  Discovering the Bewitching Witch Hazel: A Healing Wonder will be held.  Author  and environmentalist, David K. Leff exposes the secrets of this small tree which blooms with golden stars in the autumn.  Registration Fee:  Members: $20, Non Members $25 includes lunch. 

The Silo - Hunt Hill Farm Trust - Marzo al Romana!

02/22/2014

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

On Saturday 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with Chef Bill Cosgrove of the Upper Curst.  You'll be making aheart warming meal for winter’s end.  Chef Bill will inspire you with his knowledge of flavors and technique in this full participation class.  Fried artichoke, Pizza Bianca, Gnocchi al Romana, Oxtail Stew, Torta ricotta. $90 per person. Visit the website for more information.

Keeler Tavern Museum's Garden House - American Girl Doll storyteller Joyce Marie Rayno

02/22/2014

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5485.

Saturday, February 22 (SNOWDATE: Sunday, February 23) 2:00pm - 4:00p at Keeler Tavern Museum's Garden House. Cost: $20.00 per child. American Girl Doll storyteller Joyce Marie Rayno will share two stories about Addy's life during the Civil War. Children are encouraged to bring their doll and will make a craft typical of the period. Parents may stay to enjoy the program; however, children five and under must be accompanied by an adult. This is a limited-capacity event that sells out quickly. Reservations are first come, first served, regardless of membership status. Reserve now to be sure your child(ren) can attend! Visit the website for more information.

Winter Film Festival

02/22/2014 to 02/23/2014

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

The eight-part documentary "500 Nations" explores the history of the indigenous peoples of North and Central America from pre-Columbian times to the end of the 19th century. Part two "Mexico - The Rise and Fall of the Aztecs," begins in 650 A.D. and examines the Aztec Empire from their defeat of the Toltec regime to Cortez's ultimate conquest of the Aztecs and all of Mexico. Run time: 47 minutes.

Fee: Included in regular museum admission: $8 Adults; $6 Seniors;$5 Children; IAIS Members Free.

WCSU Concert Choir to perform

02/22/2014 to 02/22/2014

Ives Concert Hall, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-837-8350.

The WCSU Concert Choir will perform Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Cory Ganschow will conduct. The performance will be free and open to the public; donations to support the Department of Music will be accepted. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/music/concerts.asp or call (203) 837-8350.

Chili Winter Warm Up - Danbury

02/23/2014

25 Shelter Rock Lane, Danbury, CT

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Chili Competition & Public Taste Testing, Music, Entertainment Activities for Kids & More! FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! at the Danbury Sports Dome. Hosted by the Danbury Westerners. $5 per person $15 per family.

New Morning Market Workshop: Walking With Ease and Power -- Woodbury

02/23/2014

129 Main Street North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 11AM a workshop with Byron Eddy, LMT, CMI :  Walking With Ease and Power will be held at New Morning Market.  Walking is the premier functional exercise of daily human life.  It is a learned behavior and is not part of our autonomic nervous system.  Dress comfortably, bring a yoga mat or large bath towel.  Tickets $24. 

Ski Sundown - FREE NASTAR RACING

02/23/2014

126 Ratlum Rd., New Hartford, CT Phone: 860-379-7669.

Join us for FREE NASTAR racing every Sunday afternoon .  If you've ever wanted to try racing, now is your chance!  All are welcome!  You get unlimited timed runs on Gunbarrel from 3:00pm - 6:00pm with your pass or lift ticket.  Developed by SKI Magazine in 1968, NASTAR (NAtional STAndard Race) is the largest recreational ski and snowboard race program in the world. Their mission is simple - to provide a fun, competitive and easily accessible racing program that, through the development of a handicap system, allows racers of all ages and abilities a means to compare themselves with one another regardless of when and where they race.