Cornwall Library - Children's Summer Programs - Movie "Frozen" and ice Cream


30 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6874.

July 23rd at 6pm: Ready to cool off? How about the movie “Frozen” and ice cream? This popular animated film runs 102 minutes. The plot: Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey - teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven - to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. All programs are free (donations are always welcome) but space is limited. Call ahead to register.

Sharon Summer Concert Series Hosts HBH Band


Town Green, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-1400.

Sharon Summer Concert Series continues with the HBH Band on July 23, 2014 from 6 to 8PM on the Town Green.  Concert goers are encouraged to bring picnic dinners.

Kent Garden Club Program: Invasive Plants: What They Are, Why They're So Bad and What To Do About Them


Main Street, Kent, CT 06757.

The Kent Garden Club will present a program on Invasive Plants: What They Are, Why They're So Bad and What To Do About Them by arborist and habitat restoration specialist Bill McKinney on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 7PM.  The program will be held at Kent Town Hall and is open to the public at no charge.

Karen Rossi Workshop: Painted & Mosaic Flowr Pots--Torrington


27 East Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-305-6579.

Karen Rossi Workshop:  JULY 24: Painted & Mosaic Flower Pots--12 inch pots will be provided, but you're welcome to bring a larger piece to work on. First, we'll paint the pot a base color. Then we'll add the mosaics around the rim for a wonderful handmade effect. All materials supplied, but you're invited to bring your old China plates to smash up! Making mosaics is a great way to let out stress and relax. $20.00 (Regular $40.00 per person). Most workshops are designed for children 12 and up. 

Palace Theatre Summer Tours


100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT

10:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. (kid friendly) In addition to exploring the theater, Poli Club and lobby spaces, patrons will also have the opportunity to walk across the stage; visit the star dressing rooms, wardrobe areas and wig room; and view the venue's hidden, backstage murals - artwork stenciled, painted and signed on the theater's walls by past performers and Broadway touring.
Due to the tours' increasing popularity, reservations are now required in advance. Each tour is $5.00 per person and single tickets for individuals or groups of 10 or less can be purchased online at Larger groups are asked to contact the Box Office at 203-346-2000 to book their reservations. A special boxed lunch and tour package prepared by Riverhouse Catering is also available for groups of 15 or more and cost $17per person. Reservations for the lunch package need to be made at least three days in advance of the desired tour date.

Timexpo Museum Hosts Tour and Book Discussion with John Cilio--Waterbury


175 Union Street, Waterbury, CT 06706. Phone: 203-346-5722.

On July 24, 2014 at 6PM the Timexpo Museum Director Cathy Conti will lead a tour focusing on the history of early clock design and manufacturing.  Also, Author John Cilio will discuss his book:  "Women Work in WWII".  Free with museum admission.  Call for further information.

TriArts Sharon Playhouse Presents Nine Wives

07/24/2014 to 07/27/2014

Rtes. 343, 41 and 4, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-SHOW.

TriArts Sharon Playhouse presents Nine Wives--One man's struggle to find love, happiness, and the perfect date for his ex-fiancee's wedding...July 24 – 27, 2014--Music & Lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen--Book & Lyrics by Dan Elish--Based on the novel, "Nine Wives" by Dan Elish.Nine Wives tells the story of Henry Mann, a 32-year-old bachelor who discovers that the love of his life has met someone new and is about to get married. What's worse, he's been invited to her wedding! What follows are Henry's frantic attempts to find a woman he can take as his date – a potential future wife – to prove to his ex-fiancée (and the world) that he too is ready to move on.  Check the website for performance schedule and to purchase tickets.

Woodbury Lions Club will host the 102nd Army Band Free Concert at Hollow Park


Hollow Park, Woodbury, CT

On Friday, July 25 at Hollow Park. Audience members are recommended to bring a blanket, chairs and picnic dinner. The Lions Club will also accept donations to the Woodbury Food Bank during the event. For more information visit the website.

Hopkins Vineyard - Sign up to paint with Patty


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

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. July 25, 2014 10:00 – 12:30pm. Cost:  $35.

Douglas Library Program: The Gardens of England--Canaan


108 Main St., Canaan, CT 06018. Phone: 860-824-7863.

A free talk and slide show on The Gardens of England will be held at the Douglas Library Friday, July 25, 2014 at 7PM.  Gloria Tatsapaugh and Leon Harris will share photos of their recent trip to the Chelsea Flower Show, Sissinghurst and the gardens of southern England.  Call for further details.