TheatreWorks New Milford - Seminar

02/19/2016 to 02/27/2016

5 Brookside Avenue, New Milford, CT Phone: (860) 350-6863.

In this provocative comedy, four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with Leonard, an international literary figure. Under his recklessly brilliant and unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder, alliances are made and broken, sex is used as a weapon and hearts are unmoored. The wordplay is not the only thing that turns vicious as innocence collides with experience in this biting comedy that took Broadway by storm. Tickets for all shows are $23 for reserved seating. Students and Military personnel with ID will be admitted for $18. On Thursday, February 18, Senior Citizens are invited to a free dress rehearsal at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m. is TheatreWorks' Pay-What-You-Want night. At this performance, you name the price for your ticket.

Waterbury Palace Theatre Broadway Series Saturday Night Fever

02/19/2016 to 02/20/2016

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000 .

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: THE MUSICAL, the iconic story of Tony - the kid from Brooklyn USA who wants to dance his way to a better life - is back! And back in an all-new production that shares Tony's love for dancing in spectacular new ways.
Fueled by vintage Bee Gees hits, this contemporary retelling of the classic story captures the energy, passion and life-changing moments that have thrilled movie audiences since 1977. Now, a new generation of dancers meets a new generation of playgoers to explore the soaring sounds and pulsating rhythms of this coming-of-age Disco fantasy.

David M. Hunt Library Benefit Event: A Midwinter's Night in the Village--Falls Village

02/20/2016

63 Main St., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7424.

The Friends of The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will hold its winter fund raiser, A Midwinter's Night in the Village, at the library on Saturday, February 20 from 5pm to 8pm. Warm up with old friends and make new friends while enjoying an evening of tasty breads, hors d'oeuvres, chocolate, music and poetry. Wine, beer, and non-alcoholic refreshments are included in the ticket price. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and can be purchased by stopping by the library. The main feature of A Midwinter's Night in the Village will be the library's famous 16-ft long bread board piled high with a variety of homemade breads ranging from sweet dessert loaves to hearty savory breads, delicious hors d'oeuvres and chocolate treats. For entertainment, Vance Cannon will play acoustic guitar and there will be readings and performances of poetry focused on love by great local talent including children's librarian Rita Delgado, and Hunt board members Lonnie Carter, Garth Kobal, Ellery Sinclair and Carol Taylor, among others.

Beardsley and Memorial Library Offer Sushi Rolling Workshop--Winsted

02/20/2016

40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 860-379-6043.

Sushi Rolling Workshop at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. Learn the time-honored art of sushi-making with members of The Japan Society of Greater Hartford. All the supplies and ingredients to make sushi rolls will be provided. This program is made possible through the generous support of "The Big Read". The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The grant for The Big Read was written in collaboration with Northwestern Connecticut Community College. Register.

The Perfect Pair: A Chocolate and Wine Affair at the Bakerville Library

02/20/2016

8 Maple Hollow Rd., New Hartford, CT 06057. Phone: 860-307-9555.

The Friends of the Bakerville Library will sponsor The Perfect Pair, A Chocolate and Wine Affair from 5:30PM to 8PM on February 20, 2016 in the Bakerville Library Annex.  Tickets for those 212 years of age and older $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  Call for further information.

Scoville Memorial Library Program: The Era of Elegance: Ladies, Legends, and Lakeside Swellings: Alfredo Taylor in Norfolk, CT

02/20/2016

38 Main St., Salisbury, CT 06068. Phone: 860-435-2838.

Saturday February 20, 2016 at  4:00 p.m. The Era of Elegance: Ladies, Legends, and Lakeside Dwellings: Alfredo Taylor in Norfolk, CT presented by Dr. Ann Havemeyer. collaboration of the Scoville Memorial Library and the Civic Committee of the Salisbury Association A century ago, motorists driving to the village of Norfolk along Litchfield Road would have enjoyed a winding country lane dotted with a collection of impressive stone and timber houses. Proudly lining the road or dramatically perched on the hills above, many of these houses bear the signature of Alfredo Taylor, the Beaux-Arts architect whose work has come to define the look and style of this small town. Taylor came to Norfolk in the first years of the last century, and his distinctive hand is to be seen everywhere, as he and his clients, many of them female, put their imaginative mark on the landscape. Ann Havemeyer is the Director of the Norfolk Library and Curator of the Norfolk Historical Museum. She has written several books on Norfolk history and architecture. She holds a doctorate from Yale University in the History of Art and has lectured extensively. Meets at Salisbury Town Hall.

Studio 59 presents Incidental Shakespeare--Torrington

02/20/2016

59 Barber Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-6801.

Studio 59 presents Incidental Shakespeare: "If music be the food of love, play on ..." featuring Opera Singer Katie Kat
World-Record-Holding Side-Show Performer 'Wyck!' and passionate actors Karen Adamczyk and Matt Saul with Timothy Alexandre Wallace, piano. Saturday - February 20, 2016 at 8:00pm. Make your reservation today.  Refreshments during intermission. Tickets: Adults $20; Students/Seniors $12.

Ski Sundown - Girls Rock the Park

02/20/2016

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

Girls-Only Session for Skiers and Snowboarders! Why should boys have all the fun? Maybe you've felt a little shy or are wishing you knew how to approach a park feature? This is a great way to learn the basics of the park in a fun, supportive, no-pressure environment. Fun swag toss-outs, too!

Gunn Memorial Library Hosts Voices of Poetry--Washington

02/20/2016

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

On Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 2 to 3PM at Gunn Memorial Library a program:  Voices of Poetry will offer an afternoon of great poetry celebrating Valentine's Day.  Voices of Poetry was founded by poet and activist Neil Silberblatt in 2012 and has presented a series of poetry events featuring distinguished poets an writers.  Free and open to all.  Registration requested.

White Memorial Conservation Center Workshop: Nevermore: Remembering the Passenger Pigeon--Litchfield

02/20/2016

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

On Saturday, February 20 2016 at 1PM in the A.B. Ceder Room at White Memorial Conservation Center a program:  Remembering the Passenger Pigeon.  Lunch included. 2013 marked the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and the creation of the White Memorial Foundation.  Geri Griswold leads you through the history and demise of the bird.  Bring a soup bowl and place setting.  Register on line.