Burlington Historical Society One Room Schoolhouse Open

08/25/2013

Route 4, Burlington, CT 06013. Phone: 860-673-3815.


The Burlington Historical Society's One-room Schoolhouse on the George Washington Turnpike will be open to the public.  Come to visit and learn what school was like many years ago.  Ask questions, read old books, and play the games.Free of charge for new memories!

The Danbury Music Centre will host a Summer Sing at The Marion Anderson Music Hall

08/27/2013

256 Main Street,, Danbury, CT Phone: 203-748-1716.

 On Tuesday  7:00 pm, at the Marian Anderson Recital Hal The evening will be led by Christine Howlett, Music Director and Conductor of the Danbury Concert Chorus and will be accompanied on the piano by Max Vladimiroff. This is a wonderful opportunity for singers of all ages, seasoned singers, novice singers, and even instrumentalists who would like an opportunity to sing Mozart's beautiful and timeless Requiem.  The Danbury Concert Chorus will be performing this piece on Saturday, October 26 with full orchestra. There is a $5 fee participants to cover miscellaneous costs. Music will be provided. There will also be seating for friends and family who want to come and simply listen and there is no fee for that. Refreshments will be served. Participants can pre-register by contacting the Danbury Music Centre at  or dmc1935@snet.net. There will also be registration at the door.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - August, History Book Club

08/27/2013

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

The History Book Discussion Group at the Beardsley and Memorial Library will be discussing Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy by Louise W. Knight on August 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. Books will be available in advance at the Beardsley and Memorial Library, through inter-library loan or may be purchased from your favorite bookstore or online vendor. The complete book list for 2013-2014 is available at the library.  Please call the library at (860) 379-6043 for more information.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Gatsby Hat Designing Class

08/27/2013

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

Create your own Roaring Twenties quintessential hat at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. with "Hat Lady" Arline Pozzo, featured on the Better Connecticut Show.  Ms. Pozzo will help you design a Gatsby style hat with feathers, ribbons, flowers, and beads. Registration is required for this program.  Call 860-379-6043 to register. This program is free and open to the public.

Mattatuck Museum - Yoga in the Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery

08/27/2013

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

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.. Free with regular admission. Beginners to intermediate yogis welcome. Bring your own mat!

Mattatuck Museum - Gallery Tour with the Artist: Carolyn Marks Blackwood

08/28/2013

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

5:30 p.m.. Free with regular museum admission. Join the artist for a special in-depth gallery tour of works on view included in Strange Beauty: The Photography of Carolyn Marks Blackwood.

Oliver Wolcott Library Hosts An Evening of Acoustic Americana with Horizon Blue--Litchfield

08/28/2013

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

On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 7-8PM the Oliver Wolcott Library will host an Evening of Acoutic Americana with Horizon Blue.  The group is composed of area musicians who play acoustic Americana--a blend of folk, country and blue grass.  The band features Monique Hill, Peter Hill and Mark Annulli.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.   Free and open to the public.

CityCenter Summer Concert Series - Season Finale

08/30/2013

Downtown Manin Street , Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Friday, Opening Act 7 p.m. Dr Ya Ya's Gumbo Party and featured performer Memphis Soul Spectcular  8 p.m.Free Admission. Bring a picnic and enjoy the show!. 

Mercedes Benz of Danbury Presents: The Linda Eder Master Class Concert Series

08/30/2013 to 08/31/2013

43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: (203) 837 9226.

6 p.m. gates / 7 p.m. show Tickets: $100 VIP / $45 Adult General Admission / $25 Student General Admission. Tickets are available at iveslindaeder.eventbrite.com. Linda Eder will also offer a Master Class on Friday, August 30th at Ives Concert Hall on the WCSU Midtown Campus. A very special intensive master class on vocal performance will guide students through intensive vocal technique and discovering the natural voice. Participants must be ages 16-Adult. For more information, please call the Ives at (203) 837 9226. Class Space is Limited. Class fee $45.

Hopkins Vineyard - Yoga and Night Owl Friday's

08/30/2013

25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT Phone: (860) 868-7954.

One hour resorative classes followed by wine, cheese and fruit. All levels welcome. Yoga mats are provided. $40 per person. All classes are on a friday evening from 4-5PM. June 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 30, September 13 & 27. All classes are taught by Anne Hungerford from www.ahyogacenter.com Please call ahead to register for classes. Come and enjoy after hours in our new wine bar with live music by Adam Scherer. 5-9PM. No reservations needed. No cover charge. Taste award winning wines, thirst quenching sangrias, and cheese platters featuring local Arethusa Farm.