2015 History Bites Lecture Series: Old Bethlem Historical Society: A Closer Look at Elizabeth Bishop Quilt


21 Main St. South, Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: 203-266-5196.

On Thursday, April 2, 2015 Jennifer Woodward, Genealogist will speak at the Old Bethlem Historical Society:  A Closer Look at the Elizabeth Bishop Quilt.  Lecture Site: Bellamy Hall, First Church of Bethlehem.  This lecture is part of the 2015 History Bites Lecture Series which are free and open to the public.  Bring your lunch -- beverages and dessert offered.  Donations t defray costs are accepted.  Pre-registration recommended but not required. 

Mattatuck Museum Street Songs – The Accordion Project


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

6:00 p.m. Members: $15, Non-Members: $20 Street Songs/The Accordion Project, led by avant-garde bassist, band leader, and composer Mario Pavone, is a jazz nonet (nine-piece ensemble), performance inspired by Pavone's early memories of growing up on lower Baldwin Street in post-WWII Waterbury. The performance will include music released in his latest groundbreaking CD, "Street Songs." Sponsored in part by the CT Community Foundation.

KidsPlay Museum Holds Egg-Tastic First Friday--Torrington


Main St., Torrington, CT 06759. Phone: 860-618-7700.

Egg-Tastic First Friday. On Friday, April 3rd, join KidsPlay for our First Friday Egg Hunt! Our staff will be stashing eggs all over the museum and guests can begin hunting at 5 PM. Turn in your filled egg carton for a free museum admission! First Fridays are provided at no additional fee thanks to Thomaston Savings Bank.

Lourdes in Lutchfield Shrine Holds Stations of the Cross Pre-Easter


Route 118, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-1041.

The Stations of the Cross will take place at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield, 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, Litchfield, CT 06759 on Good Friday, April 3rd at 11:00am, 12:15pm, & 3:00pm.


Chabad 19th Annual Community Passover Seders--Litchfield

04/03/2015 to 04/04/2015

Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759.

19th ANNUAL COMMUNITY PASSOVER SEDERS--"Relive the Passover Exodus" with Rabbi Joseph I. Eisenbach. Few Jewish holidays evoke the same warm sentiments as Passover. Memories of family and friends gathered as the four cups of wine are poured, the four questions asked and the Matzah served, all contribute to Passover's popularity in the Jewish community. Bringing the warmth and tradition of this festival to the Northwest CT Community, Chabad is inviting all residents to participate in community Seders to be held on Friday night, April 3, and again on Saturday night, April 4. The Seders take participants through the wondrous liberation of our ancestors from Egyptian bondage, while sharing the relevance and beauty of the age old festival in our modern lives. Included in the Seder will be a delectable catered dinner paired with a variety of fine imported wines and handmade round "Shmurah"' Matzah from Israel. "Passover is not simply a celebration of the historic liberation of an ancient people," said Rabbi Joseph Eisenbach, Co-Director of Chabad Lubavitch of Northwest CT. "Passover is about our own personal liberation - physically, emotionally and spiritually. Passover inspires us to break free from the shackles restraining us from reaching new heights - in our lives, relationships and connection with G-d." All are welcome to join the community Seder, regardless of Jewish affiliation or background.

Gallery 25 Hosts "Spring at Last" Art Show

04/03/2015 to 05/31/2015

25 Church Street, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-6009.

Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio will host its Spring Art Show April 3-May 31. OPENING RECEPTION April 11th, 3-5PM.
Admission FREE. Original oil, acrylic, watercolor,& pastel paintings, fine art photography, art glass, pottery and jewelry.
Wide price range, unique one-of-a-kind handcrafted gifts. 25 Church St., New Milford, CT. Hrs: Fri.-Sun. Noon-5PM and
by appointment. Phone 860-355-6009. http://newmilfordgallery25blogspot.com

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Full Pink Moon Hike


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

FULL PINK MOON HIKE – Sat. Apr. 4, 7:30 pm. Enjoy the sounds of spring with our Nature Center guides as we lead you around our wetlands to spot some spring amphibians by the light of the moon. For all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult), FEE: $1.00. Please call to register.

Ansonia Nature Center Hosts Wildlife Rehabilitation Open House


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

WILDLIFE REHABILITATION OPEN HOUSE –Sat. Apr. 4, 2 pm. Dawn Sotir will introduce you to the "job description" of wildlife rehabilitators, what to expect if you become one, and what to do to provide "first aid" to a wild animal in need. FREE, but please register.

Ansonia Nature Center Hosts Ansonia Community Organic Gardeners Annual Meeting


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

ANSONIA COMMUNITY ORGANIC GARDENERS: Annual Meeting –Sat. Apr. 4, 10 am. Come to the Nature Center to participate in this annual planning session for growing your own food this spring, summer, and fall. Pre-registration, while not required, is appreciated.

Timexpo: The Timex Museum's 14th Annual Easter Island Easter Bunny Scavenger Hunt


174 Union St., Waterbury, CT 06706. Phone: 203-346-5722.

The Easter Island Easter Bunny is hopping his way back on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 10:00 am to 12:00pm. Bring your own Easter basket and join in the fun as you hunt for the hidden clues scattered throughout the Museum in colorful Easter Eggs.
Enjoy Story Telling or a Movie--Prizes and more Prizes!!!!!!!!!! $4.00 Admission Fee. Library Passes & Coupons are not valid for entry to Special Events & Activities. Make Easter Memories. Have your photo taken with the Easter Island Easter Bunny. Personal photography with the Bunny will not be permitted. Easter Bunny Photo: $5 Photo Clocks: $15.