New Morning Market Program: The Didgeridoo Voice of the Ancestors-Woodbury

06/16/2015

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

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015 from 6:30-7:30PM come enjoy a talk and demonstration with Byron Eddy, on the history and the healing properties of the Australian Aboriginal instrument.  Said to be the oldest woodwind instrument, 40,000 years old.  Tickets $10. 

Mattatuck Museum - Lecture & Gallery Tour with Dr. Linda S. Ferber

06/16/2015

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Join Dr. Linda S. Ferber, curator of the exhibition, The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America for an in-depth look at the exhibition. Dr. Ferber is Senior Art Historian and Director Emerita at the New-York Historical Society. Free with museum admission.

Litchfield Summer Concert Series Featuring Gopher Broke

06/17/2015

On The Green, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Parks and Recreation Department of Litchfield hosts the annual Summer Concerts on the Green Series featuring Gopher Broke on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  Concert runs from 7 to 9PM.  Free. 

Mattatuck Museum - Memories @ The Matt: Gallery Tour and Lunch

06/18/2015

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

10 a.m. to noon. Now in its 2nd year, Memories at the Mattatuck is a collaboration between the Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter and the Museum and is supported in part by the Connecticut Community Foundation. Visitors are invited to participate in engaging gallery tours developed for people with dementia and their caregivers, at no cost. Medical researchers have found that people with dementia and early to moderate Alzheimer’s disease, who are involved with looking at historical artifacts and discussing art as effective therapies, are experiencing positive results and a better quality of life. To RSVP contact, Carolyn DeRocco at cderocco@alz.org or 860.210.2238.

Mattatuck Museum - MATT by Night

06/18/2015

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Matt by Night is a summer-time third Thursday after-hours program for greater Waterbury’s artistic community of young professionals. Developed in conjunction with the Museum’s art and history collections and special exhibitions, each program will include live music or a dj, hands-on art-making, food, a beer and liquor bar, and more. Cash beer, wine, and liquor bar (signature drinks). Become a member the night of the event and apply $15 towards a new membership!

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Five Myths About Weight Loss – Debbie Danowski, Ph.D. Motivational Weight Loss Talk

06/18/2015

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

Five Myths About Weight LossHow many times have you tried to lose weight and failed? How often have you started your day committed to eating healthy only to end up overeating by noon? If this has happened to you, you’re not alone. Join Debbie Danowski, Ph.D. at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Thursday, June 18, 2015 for a motivational talk on how to lose weight. As a recovering food addict who has maintained a more than 150-pound weight loss for over 25 years, Dr. Danowski knows all to well the humiliating experience of trying diet after diet only to end up more overweight than before. Her talk, “Five Myths About Weight Loss,” will shed new light on this national epidemic. As part of her talk, Dr. Danowski will also share two healthy eating recipes and provide examples of proper portion sizes. Ms. Danowski, Ph.D. is the author of five popular books about weight loss and food addiction and an associate professor of Communication and Media Studies at Sacred Heart University.

Oliver Wolcott Library Program: The Second Sister with Author Marie Bostwick--Litchfield

06/18/2015

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

On Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 7 to 8PM at the Oliver Wolcott Library Author Marie Bostwick will talk about her new book:  The Second Sister.  A wine and cheese reception will follow the event.  The Hickory Stick Bookshop will provide books for sale and signing.  Space is limited. Registration is required.

Kent Farmer's Market Opens

06/19/2015

60 North Main St., Kent, CT 06757.

The New Kent Farmers Market will open Friday, June 19, 2015 from 3 to 7PM on North Main Street (former Chevrolet dealership lot).  Participating vendors, all within 20 miles or less of town include Birdseye and Tanner Brook Farm of Cornwall, Mountain Herb Farm of Cornwall, Cornwall Soap Co., Hurlburt Farm of Cornwall and many more local vendors.  Starting June 20th , a mini-market will be held on the same spot from 10 to 11:30AM. 

Haight-Brown Vineyard Hosts Paint Nite-Litchfield

06/19/2015

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

June 19th @ 630 PM - Paint Nite $35. Enjoy a glass of wine while you create your masterpiece canvas following the instruction of a professional artist. Check the website for further details.

The Silo Love of the Vine: An International Showcase of Wine and Beer

06/19/2015

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

6:00pm - 9:00pm A special wine, beer, and craft-spirits tasting; this event benefits The Silo's programming. The night will feature NeJaime's Wine & Spirits, Litchfield Distillery and David Baranowski on the piano. Tickets $30 in advance, $35 at the door.