Ansonia Nature Center FAMILY ORGANIC GARDEN PROGRAM

08/01/2017 to 08/15/2017

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

Tuesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15; Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26 ANC will be continuing family-friendly activities in our organic garden. Learn about growing a variety of fruits and vegetables. Dress appropriately; keep in mind you will get water and soil on your clothing. FREE, with the potential to take home fresh local produce!

Ridgefield Playhouse Dweezil Zappa: 50 Years Of Frank

08/01/2017

80 E Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5795.

8 pm California-born son of legendary multi-instrumentalist Frank Zappa, Dweezil Zappa plays ambitious sets of Frank Zappa favorites and obscure gems to big audiences of crazed Zappa fans, he is uniquely qualified to bring his father's music back to life with complete authenticity.

Mattatuck Museum - Tai Chi @ The MATT

08/02/2017 to 08/30/2017

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

10 am. on  Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Move and groove to music with our certified instructor Joe Atkins. Tai Chi will help improve your balance, increase flexibility and mobility, and reduce stiffness and soreness. Find energy and stamina through breathing techniques. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome.

The Silo Kids Midweek Cooking Madness

08/02/2017

44 Upland Road, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

On Wednesday August 2th from 9:00am to 1:00pm, Instructor Nancy Stuart will wave her magic spoon and whip up a menu for a fun way to learn how to bake and make something taste great! Full Participation Ages 5-15

The Architecture of Importance: Naugatuck and the NeoClassical Style 1880-1920

08/02/2017

243 Church St, Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203 729 9039.

6 pm at the Howard Whittemore Library Reading Room. iscover how Naugatuck's architecture was inspired. Donald Cromely, Architect, will give background and context for the creation of Naugatuck's unique ensemble of public buildings in the NeoClassical style at the turn of the century also explaining planning and design choices motivated by a vision of America's burgeoning industrial power. Donald Cromley, Architect, a graduate of MIT, teaches architecture and design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. He also lectures on the history of architecture. He divides his time between New York and Naugatuck. He is currently on the Society's Board of Directors. This program is FREE and open to the public.

White Memorial Foundation Yoga in the Garden

08/02/2017

80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT

In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer sun. Class will be followed by a brief guided meditation for those who would like to participate. This is an all levels, all ages program and requires no prior yoga or meditation experience! Recent studies have shown the benefits of yoga, which include stress reduction, improvement in strength, flexibility, and balance. Please bring a mat and water (and sunscreen/bug repellant if desired). 8:00 A. M. – 9:00 A.M., Each class is $10. Come to one, several, or all!! A portion of these proceeds will go to the White Memorial Conservation Center. For information, Please call 860-309-9489.

Bellamay Ferriday House Herbs in the Garden

08/02/2017

9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT Phone: 203-266-7596.

2-4 pm. $10. Take a guided walking tour of Bellamy-Ferriday's gardens with our on-site Horticulturist. Ask gardening advice from an expert. Rain or shine.

Litchfield Concerts on the Green

08/02/2017

On the Green, Litchfield, CT

6:30 pm. August 2 – Last Fair Deal.Bring a folding chair, sit back and relax for a quintessential New England evening. The concerts are free, no pets are allowed on the green, unless they are service dogs.

Imagine Nation - Author Donna LeBlanc

08/02/2017

One Pleasant St, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-314-1400.

10 am - 11 am. Meet author Donna LeBlanc and listen as she reads her new book Sir Walter Farluba!

Southbury Beatles Forever Concert at the Gazebo

08/03/2017

775 Main St. South, Southbury, CT

6-8 pm.  Free Southbury Green Summer Concert Series Music presents Beatles Forever - a celebration of the music of the Beatles. Blankets and chairs are welcome. All concerts will be weather permitting. For more information visit www.facebook.com/SouthburyGreenCT .