Winter Indoor Golf Weekend Open House Benefit

01/19/2008 to 01/20/2008

Burlington Golf Center, 522 Speilman Hwy.,, Burlington, 06013. Phone: 860-675-7320.

Sign up for our 24 Hour Hitting Marathon To benefit Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation SATURDAY January 19th 12 NOON to 4 p.m. and SUNDAY Jan. 20th 12 NOON to 4 p.m.

Winter Walk

01/19/2008 to 01/19/2008

38 Curtis Road, Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Have you ever wondered what animal left those tracks in your back yard? Was it a fox, a raccoon or a squirrel? Join Jamie Leffler for an afternoon of learning about which animals live in this area as well as how to start a fire in the snow. We´┐Żll never know what we will discover!

Saturday, January 19, 2008 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm Fee: $8 Adults, $6 IAIS Members, $4 Children

Knowing God's Will in My Life--Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

01/19/2008 to 01/19/2008

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: (860)567-3163.

Reflect on your relationship with God and learn methods of discerning God's calls in your life and responding to them. Discover the role spiritual direction plays. Presenter: Marguerite Janelle, Pastoral Associate at St. Patrick's Parish, Collinsville. Saturday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Donation: $35 (includes lunch) Scholarships available.

The Whispers with Stephanie Mills - Palace Theater

01/19/2008 to 01/19/2008

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: (203) 755-4700.

Saturday, Janaury 19 - 8:00pm. The Whispers and Stephanie Mills come to the Palace stage for an unforgettable evening, as two legendary acts bring the very best of their Classic Soul hits. Adding to this night of magic is the group After 7, with their popular RandB favorites. Don't miss these incredible performers in this special-one-night-only event! Tickets: $75/ $65/ $55

Ice Fishing Derby - Mt. Tom Pond - Bantam

01/20/2008 to 01/20/2008

Bantam, Phone: (203) 788-6142.

A family event. The Ousatonic Fish and Game Protective Association, Inc will sponsor an Ice Fishing Derby to be held at Mt. Tom Pond. Registration begins at 7am at the State Park on Sunday, January 20, 2008. The start time of the Derby is 8 AM. The Derby closes at 1 PM. Entry fee is $25 at the event or you may mail in your application and save $5 if received by January 13, 2008. Applications and additional information is available by calling the club at 203-788-6142 or at Deans Sporting Goods 261 Litchfield Road Marbledale, CT 06777 (860-868-0713) on RT. 202. There will be a tagged fish worth $1000.00. Other generous cash prizes for the largest Trout, Bass, and Pickerel will be awarded. A Game Lunch will be included free with your entry fee. Please mail all entries to: Ousatonic Fish and Game Protective Association, Inc PO Box 2333 New Preston, CT 06777 You can find the link to our web page on the New Milford Town web page under clubs and organizations.

Woodbury Winter Carnival - Woodbury Ski Area

01/25/2008 to 01/27/2008

Woodbury, Phone: 203-263-2203.

Woodbury Ski Area, Rte. 47, Woodbury. Family Fun. 5 Bands playing 6-11 Sat. Night. Big Air Contest at 2 p.m. Sun. Fun obstacle race on Sat. at 2 p.m. for kids of all ages. All free if you buy a lift ticket.Call Woodbury ski area 203 263 2203 for more information.

Nordic Walking Seminar Axel Mahlke-Nordic Walking Master Trainer- Litchfield

01/26/2008 to 01/26/2008

Connecticut Outdoors, 20 Main St. (Rte. 73), Oakville, 06779. Phone: 860-274-6213.

Saturday January 26, 11:00 AM (reservations required) Seminar presented by Axel Mahlke-Nordic Walking Master Trainer, sponsored by Connecticut Outdoors,LLC, Exel Sports and hosted by The White Memorial Foundation. All are welcome and anyone interested please contact us at 860-274-6213 there will be a $20.00 Donation for the seminar and walk, all equipment will be provided, the Donation covers Axel fees and the use of The White Memorial's building and facilities). Warm and flexible walking shoes or light walking boots are suggested along with warm active wear. Bring a friend and come have fun with us, we hope to form a walking group. Check out Axel's website

Weekend Women's Ski Clinic--Mohawk Mtn. - Cornwall

01/26/2008 to 01/27/2008

46 Great Hollow Rd., off Rte. 4, Cornwall, 06753. Phone: 800-895-5222 860-672.6100.

Weekend Women's Ski Clinic at Mohawk Mtn. from Jan. 26, 2008 to January 17, 2008. Come for a weekend of Women's Ski Fun at Mohawk. All women classes for all levels. Treat yourself to become a better skier. $75 a day for lift ticket and an hour and half lesson. Sign up for the weekend--call 860-671-6100.

Take A Guided Hike at Tarrywile Park - Danbury

01/26/2008 to 01/26/2008

70 Southern Blvd., Danbury, Phone: 203-744-3130.

Tarrywile Mansion and Park is a 654-acre park has fields, ponds and 21 miles of trails. The terrain can be ruggged and steep but other parts of the trails are filled with berry bushes and sounds of nature. The schedule of hikes start at 9 a.m. on Jan. 26, 2008. Join Park volunteers Rita, Dawn, Jane, George, Bruce, Steve and Lou as they guide you through the trails at Tarrywile. All hikes are free and will only be canceled in the event of heavy rain. Hikes start at 9 a.m. at the Red Barn Environmental Center with participants parking in the lower Mansion parking lot. Hike participants are encouraged to wear rugged sturdy shoes, to bring water, bug spray and a light snack if desired. Hikes generally run from 2 to 3 hours in duration.

An Afternoon of Grandiose Music

01/27/2008 to 01/27/2008

750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, 06708. Phone: 203-574-4283.

The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra continues the 70th Season with another exciting afternoon of music on Sunday, January 27, 2008. The concert begins at 3:00 PM at the Naugatuck Valley Community College Fine Arts Center, with the pre-concert lecture beginning at 2:15 PM in the concert hall.

The concert begins by featuring Pianist William Wolfram performing the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2. This monumental concerto highlights the technical skill and artistic grace of Mr. Wolfram.

The second half of the concert features the Eighth Symphony in G Major by Antonin Dvorak. The piece draws upon the Bohemian folk music that Dvorak loved so much, and therefore has a very cheerful and light-hearted feel to it.

Tickets for the concert are $40, $30, $15, and $5 for Students. Or, purchase a Family Pack, get two adult tickets and up to four student/child tickets for only $50! Tickets can be purchased by calling 203-574-4283 or by visiting here.