Freedom Train

04/06/2009 to 04/06/2009

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

Monday, April 6, 9:45am

$7 for all seats. One teacher or chaperone per ten students will be admitted free of charge.

Freedom Train tells the thrilling story of Harriet Tubman, the Moses of her people, in a fascinating series of highly theatrical scenes that use dance, dialogue, and music of the period. Songs include Follow the Drinking Gourd, Steal Away, Wade in the Water, Good News, the Chariot's A-comin', and many others still sung today. Freedom Train is the story of self-sacrifice, dedication and survival, laced with warmth and a sense of humor that celebrates the human spirit -- a universal story for all.

Litchfield County Writers Project Spring 2009 Lecture Series--Davyne Verstandig

04/08/2009 to 04/08/2009

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

On Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 6:30PM at the UConn Torrington Campus, LCWP's Spring 2009 series continues with Davyne Verstandig. Enjoy some nourishment for the soul by hearing Davyne Verstandig read her poetry and prose, and discuss her remarkable life with author Robert Crooke and poet and artist Robley Whitson. The event is the Torrington campus' finale of the UConn's annual Creative Sustenance program, which raises awareness about the hungry and homeless in our region and collects donations of food and money to support helping organizations. The suggested minimum donation for this event is $5. Call for further information.

History Bites Lecture Series--Witness to a Century of Change-Old Woodbury Historical Society

04/09/2009 to 04/09/2009

Woodbury Senior Center, Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-2446.

On Thursday, April 9, 2009 at Noon the Old Woodbury Historical Society sponsors the History Bite Series lecture--Witness to a Century of Change. Ruth Crocker, living history interpreter invites guests to join Louisa May Alcott as she reflects on her involvement in the struggles for women's rights and the abolition of slavery. The lecture is free and open to the public. Suggested donation of $2. Bring lunch. Beverage/dessert provided. Reservations suggested but not required.

BHS Lecture on early toys and games

04/10/2009 to 04/10/2009

109 west river rd, Pleasant Valley, 06063. Phone: 860 738 1152.

The Barkhamsted Historical Society's 2009 Lecture Series continues at 7:00 P.M. at the Barkhamsted Senior Center with Mike Day lecturing on children's toys and games and the ways they entertained themselves in the past.There will be a "hands on" opportunity for children of all ages to try out games like:"Fox and Geese","Five Man's Morris","Solitaire" and also to try out early toys----so bring the kids! Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Questions call:Noreen Watson 860 738 1152

Egg-stravaganza - Imagine Nation Museum

04/11/2009 to 04/11/2009

One Pleasant Street, Bristol, 06010. Phone: (860) 314-1400.

Saturday, Egg-stravaganza Lots of Easter crafts and activities for the whole family! Come create your own Easter bonnet and rabbit ears and then go on an Easter Parade special egg hunt. You can even meet the Easter Bunny himself! 1:00-4:00 pm.

Beacon Grange Dance--Northfield

04/11/2009 to 04/11/2009

Route 254, Northfield, Phone: 860-283-9308/860-283-5772.

On Saturday, April 11, 2009 from 7PM to 11PM join Harm's Way Band at the Beacon Grange for dancing. Open to the public. Donation $10. Refreshments and raffles available. Call for further information.

Healing Remedies for Pets

04/11/2009 to 04/11/2009

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

Local Herbalist and Flower Essence Practitioner Lupo Passero will discuss healing remedies for our favorite furry friends. Learn how to use herbal medicine to help keep your pets healthy and tend to minor aliments and injuries. Lupo will also demonstrate how to make a nutritional herbal powder to add to your pets daily meal. Handouts will be available and you will leave with a small bag of nutritional pet powder.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. CT Educators may earn .01 CEUs. Fee: $15 Adults + $5 Materials Fee / $12 Members + $5 Materials Fee

7th Annual Easter Island Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt - Timexpo Museum

04/11/2009 to 04/11/2009

175 Union Street, Brass Mill Mall, Waterbury, 06706. Phone: 203-755-8463 or 1-800-225-7742. Fax: 203-755-8531.

On Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Easter Island Easter Bunny is hopping his way back to the museum. Join in the fun as you hunt for the hidden clues scattered throughout the museum in colorful Easter Eggs. - Hunt for the questions and explore the Museum in search of he answers - enjoy Story Telling by the Easter Island Easter Bunny - Prizes and more Prizes $4. Adm. Fee. Make Easter Memories and have your photo taken with the Easter Island Easter Bunny. Photo Bunnies: $5. Photo Clocks: $15. Please call the 203.346.5710 Cost: Museum Admission Library Passes and Coupons are not valid for entry to Special Events and Activities.

Litchfield Garden Club Open Meeting--Supporting The Future of Agriculture in Litchfield

04/15/2009 to 04/15/2009

Route 202, Litchfield, 06759.

On Wednesday evening, April 15, 2009 at 7PM the Litchfield Garden Club will present a panel discussion on Supporting the Future of Agriculture in Litchfield: Farming and the Community. The meeting will be held at the Litchfield Community Center, Route 202. The meeting is open to the public and will address the future role of small scale agriculture in northwestern Connecticut. Panel participants include: State Senator Andrew Roraback, William Burgess; President and Executive Director of Litchfield Hills Good Systems; Henry Talmage, Executive Director of CT Farmland Trust and Bill Deusing, Northeast Organic Farming Association-Connecticut Office. Lynne Brickley of the Litchfield Garden Club will moderate the panel. The Litchfield Garden Club is a member of the Garden Club of America and the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut.

Litchfield County Writers Project Spring 2009 Lecture Series--Frank McCourt

04/15/2009 to 04/15/2009

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

On Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 6:30PM at UConn Torrington Campus the Litchfield County Writers Project Spring 2009 lecture series continues with Frank McCourt. Pulitzer-prize winning author McCourt will discuss his memoir Angela's Ashes, with Davyne Verstadig. Free and open to the public. Note: Free tickets are required for attendance at this event. Call for further information.