Mattatuck Museum - Story Time for Toddlers: Baseball Fever

03/29/2017

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

10 am - 12 nonn, Join our Story Teller for an enjoyable book about Jason and his love of baseball! When Jason gets sick and has to miss the first baseball game of the season his fellow players on the team think of a clever way to keep him informed about the game. Afterwards, toddlers will create baseball jersey's using t-shirts and washable markers. In conjunction with Yankees or Red Sox: America's Great Rivalry

Gunn Library Organic Herb Gardening Presentation with Renee Giroux Description:

03/30/2017

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7586 .

6:30 pm. If you have ever used fresh herbs, you know the difference they can make. The smell and flavor can't compare. Whether grown in your outdoor landscape, raised beds or in containers, herbs are easy and fun to grow. Renee will provide information about the many types of herbs and edible flowers and highlight the benefits of having herbs for culinary and home use. She will also offer ideas on preparing and treating the garden in new and unconventional ways. Renee Giroux has devoted the past 14 years to horticulture and sustainable agriculture. She has developed greenhouse food systems using a biosphere growing technique and succeeded as the lead in obtaining USDA organic certification for the largest organic greenhouse system in New England. Her strengths lie in connecting farming to the communities served and marketing the produce to the local chefs, farmers and gardeners.

Flanders Nature Center Water Watch!

03/30/2017

269 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711 .

7 pm. Woodbury Public Library Flanders is collaborating with the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition (PRWC) to present a program on water resources. The focus will be important topical issues including the recent state-wide drought and its resulting impact on local groundwater and stream flow conditions. The past two plus years there has been a precipitation deficit in Connecticut which has resulted in extreme drought conditions. What does this mean for the environmental health of our rivers and the water supply that we all depend on? Join us as Len DeJong, executive director of the PRWC, provides insight on these questions and discusses PRWC's engagement in the development of Connecticut's first State Water Plan.

Lourdes in Litchfield Shrine Grotto Tag Sale

03/30/2017 to 04/01/2017

50 Montford Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-1041.

9 am - 4 pm. Tag sale, many items. The semi-annual Tag Sale will be held at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield in Pilgrim Hall, many great deals to be found.

Keeler Tavern Museum Barn Tag Sale

03/30/2017 to 04/02/2017

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 2-3.438.5485.

Annual Tag Sale. The tag sale features a barn-load full of trinkets and treasures including furniture, household gear, and decorative items. It includes three estate sales.

Infinity Hall - JAMES MCMURTRY

03/30/2017

20 Greenwoods Rd W, Norfolk, CT Phone: 866-666-6306.

8 pm. For those of you who've missed James McMurtry's shows in the Hall, this is your chance to catch one of the most articulate, profound and entertaining singer/songwriters to surface in a long, long time!! If you were there, we know we'll see you at this one!!

Palace Theatre Waterbury - Girls Night: The Musical

03/30/2017

100 E Main St,, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

7:30 pm. A touching and hilarious 'tell-it-like-it-is' look at the lives of a group of female friends, GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL promises to have audiences around the country laughing, crying and dancing in the aisles! Follow five friends as they re-live their past, celebrate their present and look to the future on a wild and hilarious karaoke night out...and you'll recognize every one of them!

Mattatuck Museum - Theatrical Performance with Nancy Schuler

03/30/2017

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

1-2 pm. A play of three acts about three very different women traveling through Connecticut with three very different stories. Free with Museum admission.

Spring Annual Wine Tasting

03/31/2017

70 Litchfield St, Torrington, CT

A fundraiser to benefit individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Torrington Elks
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM General Admission: $25 VIP Room & Private Tasting: $60

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Drawing Your Own Path: Exploring Art, Creativity, and Mindfulness

03/31/2017

258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5419.

5:30 - 7 pm. With John F. Simon Jr., Visual Artist and Author In this hands-on workshop, John F. Simon Jr. introduces the methods of mindful drawing described in his recent publication, Drawing Your Own Path: 33 Practices at the Crossroads of Art and Meditation. He will teach ways in which participants can observe their own thoughts while drawing, putting them in touch with the joy of creating, learning by exploring, and noticing how they judge the results. Simon will also lead a group discussion on how everyone can find the sources of their creativity and what mindful drawings reveal about us. The workshop finishes with the practice of a simple exercise in the galleries of the Museum. Drawing materials will be supplied. All levels of experience with drawing and meditation are welcome.