Connecticut Trails Day 2009

06/06/2009 to 06/07/2009

Phone: 860-346-2372.

Join us for Connecticut Trails Day 2009--Take in the Outdoors. National Trails Day will be held Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7, 2009 with events taking place throughout Connecticut. The Trails Day theme for 2009 is Take in the Outdoors, an invitation to get outside and experience everything Connecticut has to offer. Events range from hiking and biking to paddling, horseback riding, trail maintenance, orienteering, letterboxing - a great variety of fun activities for everyone to enjoy. Check the website for a list of trails and activities.

5th Annual Paint the Town

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

New Preston Congregrational Church, Church St., New Preston, 06777. Phone: 860-868-7805.

A fun Benefit Art Auction, Sat. Art, Food and Drink, Music. Area Landscape artists will spend the day painting in and around New Preston. works will be auctioned off the same day on the lawn of the historic New Preston Congregational Church on Church St. Wine, beverages, and finger foods will be served. Music. Art Preview from 4-5. Auction begins at 5 p.m.

11th Annual Wood Carving Show

06/06/2009 to 06/06/2009

95 Riverside Avenue, Bristol, 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

New England Carousel Museum, Rte. 72, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: (860) 585-5411. Carving, competition, demonstrations, supplies, sales, guided tours. Categories: abstract/contemporary; caricature, carving in the round, chip carving, misc., utility, relief carving, wildlife/feather, wildlife/fin, wildlife/fur and wood burning. Junior, Novice, Instructor Assisted and Open classes. Adults: $5, children 4-14 - $2.50. 10 am - 4 pm

The Terryville Annual Bike Swap Meet

06/07/2009 to 06/07/2009

Terryville Fairgrounds, Scot Rd. (off Rte. 6, Terryville, 06786. Phone: 860-589-4893.

On Sunday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission $5, Vendor Spots $25 preregistered $30 DAy of event. For more info call Seve Daigle or visit the website.

4th AnnualLivingston Ripley Waterfowl Sanctuary Family Duck Day

06/07/2009 to 06/07/2009

Duck Pond Road, Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-2062.

The Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Sanctuary will host its 4th Annual Family Duck Day on Sunday, June 7th, from 10AM - 4PM. The event is free for all visitors providing fun and educational activities involving, ducks, nature, and wetland. Planned events include demonstrations with ducklings and birds of prey, duck calling, Wildlife Exhibits, Rubber Duck Race, hayrides and more. Please call 860-567-2062 for further information or visited our website at

World Peace Flag Ceremony - All God's Children's Day

06/07/2009 to 06/07/2009

Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Village Green, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 860-542-5721. Fax: 860- 542-5002.

On Sunday, 10AM all are invited to Church of Christ Congregational, Village Green, in Norfolk, for a celebration of All God's Children's Day and a World Peace Flag Ceremony. Following a brief worship service, in the church sanctuary, participants will process to the Village Green to take part in an International Flag Ceremony. Thirty flags, on loan from the World Peace Sanctuary in Amenia, New York, will represent countries throughout the world. Through a special musical offering, performed by Lizzy West and Baba Buffalo, we will unite to express our desire for world peace. Following the peace flag ceremony, a potluck picnic will take place on the church grounds, followed by a ball game at the community field on Mountain Road, Norfolk. Please call Director of Christian Education, Tina Wignall.

CT Woodcarvers Exhibition--New England Carousel Museum

06/07/2009 to 06/07/2009

95 Riverside Avenue, Bristol, 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

On Sunday, June 7, 2009 thru July 5, 2009 at the New England Carousel Museum the CT Woodcarvers Exhibition will feature woodcarvings by their members. See the wide range of woodcarving from rural folk art to fine art sculpture. Call for further information.

Sunrise Labyrinth Walk--Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

06/07/2009 to 06/07/2009

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

Join us at 5:15 am to greet the morning sun, to walk our seven-circuit labyrinth and to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Wisdom. Coffee and cake following the walk. Program to be led by Rosemarie Greco, DW, musician, theologian, Administrator of Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center. Sister Rosemarie holds an MA in Theology from Manhattan College and a Licentiate from the University of Dayton and Pontifical University. Sunday 5:15 am Donation

Healing Plants and Summer Remedies

06/07/2009 to 06/07/2009

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

Join local Herbalist and Flower Essence practitioner Lupo Passero for a plant walk though the IAIS Healing Plants Garden. Lupo will discuss the many uses of both edible and medicinal plants that grow in our garden. Participants will also learn how to make healing remedies fresh from the garden. CT Educators may earn .01 CEUs.

Sunday, June 7, 2009 from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Fee: $15 Adults / $12 Members

3rd Annual Naugatuck River Duck Race and Fun and Festivities Day

06/07/2009 to 06/07/2009

Whittemore Bridge, Water St., Naugatuck, 06770. Phone: 203-757-0701 or 877-851-0684.

Sunday, June 7 from 11 PM to 4 PM. at the Whittemore Bridge, Water St., Naugatuck, CT. Two duck races involving some 15,000 yellow rubber ducks will highlight the festivities. The 11PM race will be for Corporate Challenge. 2PM is the official race ($5 per ticket). The event will include an assortment of food booths, music, clowns, magicians, jugglers, face-painting stations and other games for children. Ducks will float down the river for about a half-mile. A special trap at the finish line will snare the winning ducks. 50 prizes, including a trip to Disney World will be awarded. Ticketholders do not have to attend to win. Tickets will be distributed to non-profit organizations in Greater Waterbury to be sold. Half the proceeds of the ticket will go directly to the non-profit organization. Held rain or shine.