White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts Woodcock Cocktail Party-Litchfield


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

April 23, 2016--Woodcock Cocktail Party. Learn about the comical little woodland bird also known as the Timberdoodle. After a brief talk over hors d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic libations, we'll set out with Gerri Griswold in search of the Woodcock and its fascinating mating display, one of ornithology's greatest treats. 6:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room, Members: $10.00, Non-members: $20.00. Group size is limited to 20. This program fills up quickly! Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Spring Migration Birding


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203--736-1053.

SPRING MIGRATION BIRDING – Sat. Apr. 23, 9:30 am Join avid birder Ranger Jess for this early morning walk to find the birds living in or moving through our parklands to nest farther north. This is a prime time for birders. Bring your own binoculars or use ours. Dress for walking outdoors. We'll start with a quick introduction to birds. FREE; please pre-register.

Earth Day at New Morning Market--Woodbury


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

Earth Day at New Morning Market!--Saturday, April 23, 2016 from  11-4pm. Celebrate Earth Day at New Morning Market! It's FREE fun for the whole family! Savor local and regional artisanal food samples from Lesser Evil, Natures Path, Honest Kitchen, Raw Food Central, Munk Pack, Superkrauts, Vertical Water, Sweet'tauck, Tierra farms and Cadia! Meet local farmers and try fresh samples of Grass fed beef from Laurel Ridge, Berkshire Pork from Walden Hill and Lamb from Sepe Farm! FUN Kids activities with Wilderness Schools Three Red Trees and Two Coyotes as well as face painting! Enjoy LIVE music with Todd Stoughton! Check out the Vitality Center (2nd floor) where Holistic Practitioners like Alison Birks, Dawyn Cloud-Alter, Byron Eddy, Jared Coggins, Dr. Shawn Carney, Morgan Leever and Holly Leever will be on hand to answer your questions! If supplements are your thing then you'll want to chat with experts from Megafood, Natural Organics, Nutraceutical, Vibrant Health, Garden of Life and Vega Protein. Maybe you're looking for some advice on Health and Beauty in which case you'll want to stop by the booths of Alaffia Skincare, Rad Soap or get make up tips from Gabriel Cosmetics and Zuzu Luxe!

Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Host ESPN's George Bodenheimer Book Signing


255 West St., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-540-3142.

George Bodenheimer, an ESPN and cable industry pioneer and the company's longest-tenured president, will be doing a book signing at the Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center on Saturday, April 23rd from 11am – 1pm. From 11:30pm - 12:15pm George will give an inspirational talk about how he rose through the ranks at ESPN. George's book, titled "Every Town Is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN, from the Mailroom to the Boardroom" shares the remarkable story of ESPN's rise in business and sports. Initially hired to work in the mailroom, one of Bodenheimer's first jobs was to pick up sportscaster Dick Vitale at the Hartford airport and drive him to ESPN's main campus--a couple of trailers in a dirt parking lot. But as ESPN grew, so did George's status in the company. In fact, Bodenheimer played a major part in making ESPN a daily presence not just in Bristol, but all over the world.

The Silo Cooking Class: Chhobi's Culinary Discoveries in Indas, Thailand--New Milford


44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

Chhobi's Culinary Discoveries from Her Travels to India and South Asia-Thailand, Malay, Myanmar. Chhobi Choudhury came to the America in 1984 and started cooking because she had no choice. She started to cook for Babu, her husband, the love of her life. She didn't like prepared foods so she cooked from memories and instincts along with learning from friends on her frequent trips back to India. The Silo Cooking School is fortunate to have Chhobi back again with new recipes from her recent travels that are filled with the spices, flavors and aromas that only she can recreate. Menu coming soon!Saturday, April 23rd, 11-2pm. Demonstration-$85 per person.

Indian Rock Nature Preserve Holds Community Open House to Celebrate Earth Day--Bristol


501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-1234.

Community Open House--Saturday - April 23, 206--10am-2pm. Enjoy hikes, programs and activities related to Earth Day, and take this opportunity to learn more about Indian Rock Camp, see our facilities, and meet our camp staff.

Waterbury Symphony Presents Picture This


110 Bank Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-574-4283.

Waterbury Symphony hosts Picture This on Apr. 23, 2016 | 8 PM at the NVCC Fine Arts Center, Waterbury. We feature our community's family album, and culminate our Picture Waterbury Project with images of vintage photos and news clippings in a multi-media presentation of Pictures at an Exhibition. Check the website for further information.

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra Presents : Picture This


750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06721. Phone: 203-574-4283.

Picture This--Apr. 23, 2016 | 8 PM--NVCC Fine Arts Center, Waterbury We feature our community's family album, and culminate our Picture Waterbury Project with images of vintage photos and news clippings in a multi-media presentation of Pictures at an Exhibition.  Check the website for ticket information.

Flanders Nature Center Wildflower Walks


Church Hill Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711 .

Members of the Pomperaug Valley Garden Club will be offering the public guided strolls along Flanders' award winning Botany Trail on the three Sunday afternoons of April 24 and May 1 ,8 Each program will begin at 2 PM. Free. More than 150 wildflowers on the trail blooming at different times.

Spring Fling and Music Fest in Waterbury


1551 Thomston Ave, Waterbury, CT 06704. Phone: 203-592-1444.

On April 24, 2016 from noon to 5PM an Earth Day celebration, Spring Flong 2016 and music festival will be held at the Waterville Firehouse in Waterbury.  Musical acts include Not Here , the Kazoo Crew Family Band and many more.  Local artist will show their work.  Families welcome.  Bring a chair.