Barnes Memorial Nature Center Mother’s Day Afternoon Painting


Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-1234.

3 pm - 5 pm. Mothers, bring your daughter, son, husband, grandparent, or best friend for a fun afternoon paint class! Singles are welcome too!Each attendee will have their own canvas to paint while the instructor guides your way to a beautiful masterpiece that can stand alone or combined with your guests to make an entire painting!All ages welcome, but recommended for children over age 5. Mother's Day sweets will be available. Members: $30/per couple, $20 per single Non-Members: $35/per couple, $25 per single Advance registration required by Friday, May 5th.

Lake Compounce Mother's Day


186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-3300 (Offices open at 9am).

A day all about mom. Relax, you deserve it! Sunday May 14th, join us for a Mother's Day celebration. Arts and Crafts for kids! And fresh fruit and sangria for mom! Bring mom to celebrate with us, buy a regular admission ticket, and get one FREE! Online only.

Quassy Amusement Park Mother's Day Special


2132 Middlebury Rd, Middlebury, CT Phone: 1-800-FOR PARK.

When a child purchases an all-day ride wristband, mom receives a wristband and dinner voucher for free. Note: Only mom may redeem the free wristband and dinner voucher. Valid May 14, 2017 only.

Karen Rossi Studios - Red, White, and Blue


27 East Main St, Torrington, CT

Make a flag to celebrate the upcoming patriotic holidays out of wooden paint mixers. For added inspiration: use buttons, beads, mosaics, or fabric to add a personalized touch. Please bring your jars of old buttons or any miscellaneous craft doodads to help personalize your piece. Please sign up to reserve your space Email us at or call 860-305-6579

Foraging Your Diet

05/14/2017 to 05/14/2017

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

Everyone wants to have a healthy diet, which might translate to spending a little more on organic, or locally grown foods. You may be overlooking your own backyard as a source for nutritious and delicious foods! Many wild edibles are scientifically shown to contain higher and more complete amounts of the nutrients we need to live healthy and balanced lives.
Join Andy Dobos and Deneen Bernier of Three Red Trees School of Natural Living as they explore some common, edible plants of Connecticut. Learn to identify them by shape, texture and scent, and discuss preparation methods to please your palate. Non-strenuous hiking is required, so dress appropriately.
Fee: $15; $12 IAIS Members

Washington History Club at Night


5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: (860) 868-7756 .

6:30 pm. The topic of discussion will be service stations, garages, gas pumps, car dealers, and mechanics then and now. All Welcome.

Warner Theatre Daytime - Anne of Green Gables


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

9:45 am. May 16, 2017 (Grades 2 – 6) Curriculum connections: Language/Communication Skills, Literature-Based, Musical, Values-Based "When you imagine, sometimes you find what you need. When you imagine, you find a home." Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla need a boy to help with the chores around their farm on Prince Edward Island. They are not expecting Anne Shirley, a vivacious orphan with a wild imagination and a breathless fascination to find a place she can call home. ArtsPower's heart-warming musical, based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's beloved novels, follows Anne on her unlikely journey to find the family she's always wanted.

Torrington Historical Society Film


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

6:30 pm - 8 pm. World War One Film Screening and Discussion: Never Forgotten: Torrington's WWI veteran Sgt. Paul Maynard and Torrington's 1919 Welcome Home Parade

Mattatuck Museum - Studio @ The MATT: Big, Bold & Colorful: Acrylic Painting with Artist Christian Césari


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381.

1-3 pm. Guided by extraordinary painter Christian Césari, beginners and advanced students alike will learn to pain big, bold and colorful in this 4-week acrylic painting session. Materials not included. Please bring assorted brushes, basic bold acrylic paint colors, paper towels and a stretched 30 x 40 canvas. Bring a landscape image to paint from. For more information email

Warner Theatre Getting Paid to Talk: Making Money with Your Voice


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

6 pm - 8:30 pm. A single-evening workshop offering an upbeat entertaining, and engaging introdiction to the world of voice over. From industry pros and cons to real world examples, attendees will learn behind-the-scenes basics of both the creative and business aspects of the field in a manner that is both fun and realistic. Questions and class engagement is always encouraged. Each attendee will have the opportunity to record a real script under the direction of our producer right there in the class room. Each student's recording is then played back at the end of the session as a class finale! Our instructor is also available to provide basic voice assessment to anyone attending.