Danbury Museum & Historical Society Celebrates Marian Anderson's Birthday

02/27/2016

43 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-743-5200.

Happy Birthday Marian!  Join us on February 27, 2016 for a free Open House event in the Marian Anderson Studio at the Danbury Museum & Historical Society.  Cake will be served at 1PM.  All are welcome.

Beardsley and Memorial Library Host Downton Abbey Trivia and Tea--Winsted

02/27/2016

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

Downton Abbey fans! Bring your tea cups and saucers to Beardsley and Memorial Library on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. for a Downton Abbey Trivia game and tea party. Lynn and Deborah Kessler will moderate the trivia game while dressed in Downton Abbey themed costumes. Join the fun and test your knowledge of the Crawley family and all the downstairs servants. Enjoy English tea, sweet treats and win a trivia prize. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Penguin Plunge: Highland Lake,Winsted

02/27/2016

Highland Lake, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: 203-230-1201 Ext. 264.

On Saturday, February 27 at Noon join in the fun at the Penguin Plunge.  Held at Highland Lake, Winsted be one of the hundreds of penguins that run, jump and dive into the icy waters of Connecticut to raise money for the thousands of athletes Special Olympics Connecticut represents.  Registration at 10AM.  Plunge at 12PM.

Flanders Nature Center Animal Tracking Workshop

02/27/2016

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

2 pm. Ever wonder what passes by your house when you are not around? Learn about the fascinating world of animal tracking from Connecticut Conservation Ambassador Michael Grady. Participants will be traversing the trails at Flanders Van Vleck Sanctuary to search for and identify tracks, signs and scat of the local wildlife. Please dress warmly. Adults $10 members/ $15 non members.

Flanders Nature Center Meet the North American Porcupine

02/27/2016

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

11 a.m. Find out more about the history and habits of one of Connecticut's most fascinating species and the world's third largest rodent from CT DEEP Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator Gerri Griswold who will be bringing along a live porcupine that is under her department's care for participants to meet. $15members/ $18 non members.

Hopkins Vineyard Vino and Paint with Patty

02/27/2016 to 02/28/2016

25 Hopkins Rd., New Preston, CT Phone: 860-868-7954.

1-3 pm. Sign up to paint with Patty, at our paint bar, relax and enjoy a glass of wine. No experience required. Fun for the absolute beginner or the seasoned artist. Each date is structured around a specific painting. Patty will instruct and guide you step by step. It's easy and stress free. All materials are included plus a glass of wine. You may bring your own snacks. Theme will be "Winter Moon Light" $35 per day.

Warner Theatre Students Present Disney's The Jungle Book Kids--Torrington

02/27/2016 to 02/28/2016

Main St, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

The students from the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Young Actor Series are proud to present Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS, February 27 & 28, on the Main Stage. The jungle is jumpin' with jazz in this exciting Disney classic! Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Kan. Performances are February 27 at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm and February 28 at 2:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office. 

Flanders Nature Center Program: Animal Tracking Workshop--Woodbury

02/27/2016

Flanders Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3711.

Animal Tracking Workshop--Ever wonder what passes by your house when you are not around? Learn about the fascinating world of animal tracking from Connecticut Conservation Ambassador Michael Grady. Participants will be traversing the trails at Flanders Van Vleck Sanctuary to search for and identify tracks, signs and scat of the local wildlife. Please dress warmly. Dates/Times: Saturday, February 27 /2PM==Location: The Sugar House/ Cost: Adults $10 members/ $15 non members. Call to register.

Flanders Nature Center Program: Meet the North American Porcupine--Woodbury

02/27/2016

Flanders Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3711.

Meet the North American Porcupine--Find out more about the history and habits of one of Connecticut's most fascinating species and the world's third largest rodent from CT DEEP Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator Gerri Griswold who will be bringing along a live porcupine that is under her department's care for participants to meet. Dates/Times: Saturday, February 27 /11AM. Location: The Sugar House. Cost: $15members/ $18 non members. Call to register.

5th Annual Maple Sugaring and Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at Indian Rock Nature Preserve--Bristol

02/27/2016

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

5th Annual Maple Sugaring and Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser8:00am - Noon--$10.00 - Adults--$ 5.00 - Children under 10
FREE - Children 2 and under. Join us in the Fuller F. Barnes Education Center for a freshly made pancake breakfast and assorted toppings and pure maple syrup. Enjoy a hay ride, visit the farm animals, and see how maple syrup is created from vats to taps. Sample local maple syrup, also available for purchase.