Danbury Museum Collections Community & Conversation

01/20/2018 to 03/17/2018

43 Main St, Danbury, CT Phone: 203.743.5200.

This year's annual winter Collections, Community & Conversation exhibit will feature Civil War Collections from the re-enactors of the 11th Connecticut Volunteers. The exhibit will be up through March 17, 2018.

Scoville Library Era of Elegance: The Legacy of the Livingston’s and Clermont

01/20/2018

38 Main St, Salisbury, CT

4 pm. Clermont State Historic Site in Germantown, New York was the home of seven generations of the Livingston Family. The family played several important roles during the American Revolution and the founding of our nation. Now the house is a state historic site interpreted to the colonial revival style the last full time residents of the house used during the 1930's. The talk will discuss the history of the house and the family that lived there as well as highlight some of the most fascinating pieces of our collection.

Kent Historical Society Sunday Series

01/21/2018

41 Kent Green Blvd., Kent, CT

"Kent Back Then" will be presented by the Kent Historical Society, as part of its Sunday Series lectures in the Kent Town Hall Sunday, January 21, at 2 p.m. The depth and breadth of Ms. Smith's knowledge of Kent is the backbone of the Kent Historical Society, and in this interactive discussion with the audience, she will link the past with today using a series of images and old advertisements from Kent's iconic local newspaper - The Kent Good Times Dispatch, known fondly as The GTD. In its heyday, The GTD had its finger firmly on the pulse of the town, with reporters submitting stories from every corner of town. So, search your memory banks and plan to join us for a fun afternoon. The Kent Historical Society sponsors the Sunday Series in March, May, July, September, and November. Free admission for members; $5 suggested donation for non-members.

The Palace Danbury AND YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW CLASSIC MOVIES

01/21/2018

165 Main St, Danbury, CT

2 pm. DiLeo presents an informative and idiosyncratic (and fun) history of Hollywood's Golden Age, while telling a parallel story of America itself. From the Depression to World War II to the Cold War to the sexual revolution, DiLeo presents a vision of just how the movies traveled from 1930 to 1970.

White Memorial Conservation Center DEEP CARE Family Ice Fishing Workshop

01/27/2018

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Fisheries Division sponsors this program for the seventh consecutive year. Families and individuals age nine and up are welcome to attend this unique event which is part of the DEEP's CARE (Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education) program. The class is taught by certified volunteer instructors and it's FUN!!! All fishing tackle and course materials are provided ABSOLUTELY FREE! To learn more log onto the CT DEEP's website: www.ct.gov/dep and type in "CARE". BRING LUNCH! Classroom (mandatory participation): 9:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M., Ice Fishing (Conditions permitting): 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room. Pre-registration is required. Call 860-567-0857. Or register online

Scoville Library Gargoyles of Yale presented by Mathew Duman

01/27/2018

38 Main St, Salisbury, CT

4 pm. n his lecture, Mathew Duman highlights a selection of gargoyles and grotesques found throughout the buildings of Yale University's campus in New Haven. Using original photographs from his book, "An Education in the Grotesque", he explores the artistic, historic, architectural & even humorous significance of these decorative sculptures and their role in communicating the identity of Yale University as a place of learning and enlightenment. Mathew Duman grew up in Bethany, Connecticut. He works as a photographer and graphic designer at the Knights of Columbus in New Haven. He attended the gargoyle-free campus of Central Connecticut State University but while studying abroad, became fascinated with the architectural detail of the cathedrals of Britain. Duman has since taken photographic trips to Italy, Africa, Australia & New Zealand.

Scoville Library DIY Series: Colorful Collage with Artist Lynn Curtis

01/27/2018

38 Main St, Salisbury, CT

10 am. Lynn Curtis will demonstrate several ways to create artful cards, suited for Valentine's Day or other occasions. We will use a sweeping assortment of interesting papers and other materials that will be provided. This is a a great way to jump start your creative juices and loosen up your working methods by using prepared materials . Please feel free to bring papers, magazine images, and anything else that excites you. Materials fee $5 for cardstock, envelopes, and other supplies, including papers. Lynn Curtis grew up in the art-filled city of Portland, Oregon, and has lived and worked in Connecticut for the past 35 years. She is primarily a painter but has been doing expressive collage since 1994; color, design, and experimentation bring her joy. Class is limited to 12 participants, early registration required.

Maron Hotel Psychic Fair

01/28/2018

42 Lake Aveue Ext., Danbury, CT

11-6 pm We specialize in bringing the most experienced and professional readers in the area. All of our great readers must go through a rigorous interview process. So when you come, you know you are getting some of the best readings in the CT area. Since 1984, we have provided insight for thousands of satisfied customers. We are a no-frills fair. Professional, tested readers are what you want. Information is what you need. That is what we offer. Affordable? Yes! We offer Discounts after your first readingAdmission to all fairs is FREE! All readings are priced at 15-minute intervals. Costs are $20 for your 1st 15 minutes and then $18 for each additional 15 minutes. You can see the same reader or different readers. You create your own schedule. Discounts are good only on the day of each fair.

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra Music in Great Spaces, Heroic Music | St. Michaels Parish, Litchfield

01/28/2018 to 01/28/2018

74 South St, Litchfield, CT , Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 203-574-4283.

Introducing Music in Great Spaces! Heroic Music for Brass and Organ 4 PM Non subscription musical concerts in exceptional spaces in our community. St. Michael's Parish, Litchfield. http://stmichaels-litchfield.org/ Tickets for Music in Great Spaces will go on sale 8/1/2017 Tickets online $25.00 | at door of this event will be $35.00

Sportsmen's Full Moon Snow shoeing Hikes

01/31/2018

Rte 109, Morris, CT Phone: 860-567-3167.

On January 31 from 6 pm to 9 pm another hike will take place with a hike around Camp Columbia that was established by Columbia University for their School of Surveying. The hallmark of the park is the 75-foot-high observation tower built in 1942 by members of Columbia University's Class of 1906. The tower is the only remaining structure on 591 acre property. We will hike through the remains of the camp, which some note to be haunted, where we hope to catch a beautiful view of the Super Moon!! A great hike for history buffs and veteran and new snowshoe enthusiasts!!