Owl Prowl at Indian Rock Nature Preserve

02/05/2011 to 02/05/2011

501 Wolcott Rd, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: (860) 589-6082..

Age: Adults Only. Cost: $8.00/person. Winter is the time for owls.  After learning about the habits and habitats of these hardy resident raptors and visiting with our resident Great Horned Owl, we will journey the starlit woodlands to listen for their nocturnal calls.  Your evening will begin with a coffee and dessert social, a 45 minute program and a follow up discussion and social.  A variety of desserts will be served.

Super Sunday Bingo at St. Stan's Church Hall

02/06/2011

510 West Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860 585 5411.

First Game 2:15 PM. Total Prizes $1,225.00. All Games Played on Paper Doors Open at 1 PM.  Food Available.     Free Coffee
Packages will be sold at the door to include: Entry Fee-Paper Package-Paper Specials  $10.00, Two Specials Purple and Blue Four Strips-$1.00 Each   $8.00. Four Quickies @ .$50 Each   $2.00. Price: $20.00. Additional Specials and Quickies May Be PurchasedSponsored by the New England Carousel Museum a non-profit, educational and fun organization.

Artifact Identification Day as the Institute for American Indian Studies - Washington

02/06/2011 to 02/06/2011

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

Still wondering about that artifact you found or inherited? If you would like to learn more about local stone artifacts and Native American cultural items bring them to IAIS for identification by renowned archaeologist and IAIS Director of Research and Collections, Dr. Lucianne Lavin, a specialist in Eastern Woodland material culture.  Limit 12 per person please. Fee: Included in regular museum admission; IAIS Members free.

 

 

American Military Forum "World War II Raid on Dieppe" - Brookfield Historical Society

02/07/2011

165 Whisconier Road (Junction Routes 25 and 133), Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-775-3934.

On Monday at The Brookfield Museum, Peter Cronin of the Brookfield Historical Society will deliver a presentation on the allied invasion of France in 1942 involving the combined forces of Canada, England, Poland and the United States. It occurred on the coast of Normandy at Dieppe and none of the objectives of the raid were accomplished. Cronin will talk abut the events leading up to the raid, the raid itself and the consequences of this ill-fated effort. Following the presentation complimentary refreshments will be served.

William Howard Taft: The Forgotten President - Lecture in Newtown

02/07/2011

25 Main St., Newtown, CT 06470.

7:30 p.m. at the Booth Library Meeting Room.  Gordan Williams, will be hosting the presentation on William Howard Taft:  The Forgotten President.  If Americans remember anything about President Taft it is that he was our largest president and someone who joked that he shouldn't be offered an honorary chair at law at Yale, but an honorary sofa at law instead.  Aside from the humorous stories which are true and will be told, there is much more to this president who did a number of good things for America during his four year term. Refreshments will be served following the presentation.

16th ANNUAL KENT CENTER SCHOOL CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

02/09/2011

9 Judd Avenue, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-4785 or 860-354-5423 .

Local vendors, students plus the community all join together to bake chocolates. Coffee and tea are available 3:30 pm. - 6:00 pm. Adm. $5. Donation. Snow Date: 2/10.

Nature's Children:Hi-bbbuuurrr-nation at Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center

02/10/2011

10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: (203) 736-1053.

10:30 am. Join Ranger Wendy for this class about staying alive! If groundhogs could talk, they'd ask why we woke them up last week! Learn about their sleeping habits and why they'll doze on for several more weeks. Please register in advance.

Love Gone Wrong at Litchfield History Museum

02/10/2011 to 02/10/2011

7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860- 567-4501.

Adults Fee: $3 members; $5 non-members. The historical society invites adults to participate in their annual Valentine Workshop. Participants can be inspired by examples of Victorian-era Valentines from the collection and apply their own creative flair to crafts tokens of love for friends and family. In addition, learn how Litchfield suitors such as Oliver Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge and Tapping Reeve wooed their future wives or were scorned by former loves.

Studio 59 Your Destination For Intimate Clasical & Jazz Concerts presents Adrian Untermeyer

02/11/2011

59 Barber St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-6801.

Jazz lovers will celebrate Valentine's Day early this year with an exclusive solo performance by pianist Adrian Untermyer on Friday, February 11. The concert will feature Untermyer's original improvisations performed on a 9-foot German Steinway piano,and will be recorded as a live  album to be released on AlbaRose Recordings this spring. 7:00pm - Potluck Supper
7:45pm - Performance

Cupid 2.0, a Valentine Cabaret from the Goshen Players

02/11/2011 to 02/12/2011

2 North Street, At the Rotary, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860.491.9988.

Come and find out the inside scoop on modern love as presented in "Cupid 2.0 - a Valentine from the Goshen Players", featuring the temp who has had his job for centuries, his overworked boss Venus and their musical office staff. This original  cabaret celebrating love's many manifestations will be presented two nights only, Friday and Saturday, February 11th and 12th at 8:00 pm. The event will take place at Goshen Old Town Hall, at the junction of Routes 4 and 63 in Goshen, CT. Tickets: $20; call 860.491.9988 or visit the website.