Brookfield Historical Society--Brookfield Civil War Copperhead Flag and Lecture

04/10/2010 to 04/10/2010

165 Whisconier Rd.,Rte. 25 and Rte. 133, Brookfield, Phone: 203-740-8140.

On Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 7:30 PM at the Brookfield Historical Society Museum the newly restored and conserved Civil War Copperhead flag will be unveiled. It was sewn in 1861 by the female citizenry of Brookfield who were against the Union's participation in the Civil War. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

Flintknapping workshop

04/10/2010 to 04/10/2010

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

Saturday, April 10th from 11am to 4pm. Discover how stone tools were made, sharpen your own skills or make your very first point during a flintknapping workshop with primitive technologist and lithics expert Jeff Kalin (Cherokee descent). Learn percussion and pressure flaking techniques to turn a rock into a useful stone tool. CT Educators may earn 0.5 CEUs

Fee: $50 + $10 materials fee; $40 IAIS Members + $10 materials fee Registration and a $25 non-refundable deposit by April 8th is required.

New Fairfield Historical Society Pancake Breakfast

04/11/2010 to 04/11/2010

Brush Hill Rd., Route 39, New Fairfield, 06812. Phone: 203-312-5687.

On Saturday, April 10.2010 from 7PM to 11PM at the Little Red Schoolhouse the New Fairfield Historical Society's Pancake Breakfast. Adults $5. Children $$3. Call for further information.

Litchfield Hills Archaeology Club Lecture

04/11/2010 to 04/11/2010

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

Dr. Lucianne Lavin, IAIS Director of Research and Collections presents Firepits, Earth Ovens, and Wigwams: Identification and Interpretation of Native American culture features on Connecticut Sites. Cultural features are an important component of archaeology sites. They can provide information on ancient diet, social organization, and world view that archaeologists cannot retrieve from only artifacts. Yet they are often overlooked or improperly excavated.

This illustrated slide presentation will introduce the audience to a variety of features discovered on Connecticut Native American archaeology sites, their excavation and identification.

Lucianne received her MA and Ph.D. in anthropology from New York University and has over 30 years of experience in Northeastern archaeology and ethnohistory.

Time: 3:00 pm Fee: $5 General Public; LHAC Members free

Chorus Angelicus Sings at Goshen Public Library

04/12/2010 to 04/12/2010

Route 4, Goshen, 06756. Phone: 860-489-8841.

On Monday, April 12, 2010 at 5PM the Chorus Angelicus Junior Choir will perform at the Goshen Public Library. Children of all ages and their parents are invited to attend this free concert. Chorus Angelicus, the acclaimed children's choir, transforms the lives of 80 children from more than 15 towns in Northwest CT and the Berkshires. Call for further information 860-489-8841.

Litchfield County Writers Project--An evening celebrating the spirit of Frank McCourt

04/14/2010 to 04/14/2010

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

On Wednesday evening at 6:30PM in the Francis W. Hogan Lecture Hall at the University of Connecticut Torrington Branch the Litchfield County Writers Project will hold An Evening Celebrating the Spirit of Frank McCourt. Call to register or for further information.

An evening celebrating the spirit of Frank McCourt

04/14/2010 to 04/14/2010

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Join us for an evening devoted to remembering Frank McCourt�s remarkable spirit. Whenever Pulitzer prize winner Frank McCourt was a guest at UConn Torrington, the lecture hall was always filled to capacity, with people spilling out into the lobby, waiting for a chance to see him, even if they couldn�t hear him talk on stage. LCWP will remember these evenings with a unique screening of the most thought-provoking and entertaining moments of Frank�s discussions with Davyne Verstandig on his three visits to the UConn Torrington campus.

History Bites--Gunn Memorial Library and Museum--A 19th Centruy Love Affair

04/15/2010 to 04/15/2010

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, Phone: 860-868-7756.

On Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Noon History Bites continues at the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum with John Alter, Gunnery teacher and Sarah Griswold, assistant curator exploring the life and times of Gunnery School founder, Frederick Gunn and his fiance Abilgail Brinsmade through their personal correspondence during his exile in Towanda, PA. Bring lunch. Beverages and desserts are provided. Reservations requested but not required. Donation $ per lecture.

AntiquesontheGreen Holds Watertown Moving Liquidation Sale

04/16/2010 to 04/18/2010

6 Green Circle, North Green, Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-3045.

On Friday April 16, Saturday April 17 and Sunday April 18 from 9AM to 3PM AntiquesontheGreen will hold a Waterbury Moving Liquidation Sales: Full contents of house and barn. Furniture , antiques, Victrola and 78 RPM records, vintage items including toys, old bikes,kitchenware, decor, Ford 8N Tractor and Attachments, 1998 Ford Ranger, aluminum rowboat with motors, power equipment, tools- much more. Go to website for photos and information.

TEENS COOK! Italian Essentials at the Silo Cooking School

04/16/2010 to 04/16/2010

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

Join Cooking School Director Mary Kravec from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the second TEENS class of the season which will have students creating Italian classics such as Bruschetta, Escarole Salad with Fennel and Orange, Chicken Cacciatora, 3-Cheese Spinach Cannelloni, and Individual Berry Tiramisu full participation) Ages 13-17. Contact Cooking School Director, Chef Mary Kravec for more information. $60 per student. Call to reserve or book online.