National Scrapbooking Day Crop Workshop -- Gunn Memorial -- Washington. CT

05/02/2009 to 05/02/2009

Wykeham Rd., Washington, Phone: 860-868-7756.

On Saturday, May, 2, 2009 from 9:30AM to 3:30PM in the Wykeham Room of Gunn Memorial Library a free day long scrapbooking event will offer beginners and experts of all ages to enjoy Nstional Scrapbooking Day. Bring a brown bag lunch of you plan to stay all day. Desserts and beverages will be provided. Participants should bring photographs and mementos to use in creating their project. Kristen White of Creative Memories will be offering tips and unique ideas, in addition to sharing her professional tools. Free and open to the public. Call to register at 860-868-7756.

New Milford's Memory Walk and Memory Ride Bike Rally for Alzheimers

05/02/2009 to 05/03/2009

Phone: 646-354-0041 .

Both events take place at Harrybrooke Park in New Milford. The Blue Yodels, will be preforming at both events. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Memory Walk 10 am. 1.5 to 3 miles. No fees. General Registration. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer's Association.

White Memorial Conservation Center--Tickes and Lyme Disease Prevention Lecture

05/02/2009 to 05/02/2009

Off Rte. 202, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 10AM in the A.B. Ceder Room at White Memorial Conservation Center join Dr. Kirby Stafford, III, State Entomologist from CT Agricultural Experiment Station discuss all aspects of Lyme Disease and Tick Management. Copies of the Tick Management Handbook will be available at no charge. Pre register by calling 860-567-0857.

Seussical Jr.

05/02/2009 to 05/03/2009

Warner Theatre 82 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180.

Saturday, May 2, 8pm

Sunday, May 3, 2pm

$12.50

The Young Actors Series features students of the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education in performances ranging from children's theater to Shakespeare. This series gives students the opportunity to showcase skills developed in class, while giving the audience an exposure to the theatrical training process through the presentation of popular plays and musicals.

2009 Founder's Day Crew Regatta--Lake Waramaug--New Preston

05/03/2009 to 05/03/2009

Lake Waramaug State Park, New Preston, Phone: 860-868-7334.

On Sunday, May 3, 2009 The Gunnery School in Washington holds the 2009 Founder's Day Crew Regatta on Lake Waramaug. There will be 28 schools sending co-ed teens to oar 1,500 meters in record time. The heats will be held in the morning and the the finals in the afternoon. There will be a Grand Final for each event. There will be an awards ceremony at the end of the day. Bring a picnic and stay by the Lake for the day. Further information call 860-868-7334.

"A Nod to Hollywood" - Danbury Community Orchestra

05/03/2009 to 05/03/2009

Ives Concert Hall, 181 White Hall, Danbury, Phone: 203-748-1716.

On Sunday, at 7 p.m. A concert sure to please anyone who watches television or enjoys the movies. The Danbury Music Centre presents the Danbury Community Orchestra, under the direction of Stephen Michael Smith, in will take place on the mid-town campus of Western Connecticut State University. The concert will include music from the sound tracks of Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter, Lone Ranger, Apocalypse Now and Lord of the Ring. This concert is appropriate for families and people of all ages. It will be one hour long. The 75-piece Danbury Community Orchestra is comprised of auditioned teenagers and adults from greater Danbury. Stephen Michael Smith, director of the Stephen Smith Singers of New York City, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, and the Founder/Conductor Laureate of Sing Out! Brooklyn. Special thanks to Savings Bank of Danbury and to Susan Payne for providing funding for this concert. Admission is free. For information about attending this concert or performing in the orchestras, please call or email the Danbury Music Centre or check the web page.

A Talk with Mr. Lincoln at New Milford Historical Society

05/03/2009 to 05/03/2009

6 Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-354-3069.

On Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 2PM at the New Milford Historical Society A Talk with Mr. Lincoln--Simply Lincoln. Howard H. Wright, speaking as Abraham Lincoln, commemorates the life and legacy of Lincoln using speeches and letters from Lincoln himself. Admission: $5. Call for further information.

Artifact Identification Day

05/03/2009 to 05/03/2009

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

IAIS Director of Research and Collections, Dr. Lucianne Lavin, will be available to identify your Native American cultural artifacts from the region. Whether it's the arrowhead you found in your backyard or the basket that has been in your family for generations, bring it to the museum and uncover the past. Limit 12 items per visitor please.

Sunday, May 3, 2009 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Fee: Included in regular museum admission.

Ridgefield Playhouse--Jazz Series--Branford Marsalis

05/03/2009 to 05/03/2009

80 East Ridge Avenue, Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-5795.

On Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 8PM world renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis, a New Orleans native will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Th three time Grammy winner has continued to expand his skills as an instrumentalist, composer and the head of Marsalis Music, the label he founded in 2002. Call for tickets and further information.

Quassy Paddle Day --Quassy Amusement Park--Midddlebury

05/03/2009 to 05/03/2009

Route 64, Middlebury, 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: Q.

On Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Quassy Amusement Park-rain or shine- come to Quassy Paddle Day-Open Paddle Day - Kayak and Canoes. A Spring Paddle Day--Quassy has offered the use of there water access to the pristine lake with only a parking fee and those interested in paddling must pay a modest ACA--American Canoe Association-- insurance fee of $2.75 and sign an ACA waiver to enter the water. The Park will be open and rides running so bring the family and enjoy the day. Come and join in the fun. Call for further information: CT Outdoors, Oakville - 860-274-6213 or check the web: 4ctoutdoors.com.