Brookfield Museum and Historical Society Hosts Multi-media Presentation on Civil War Year 1865 in Review


165 Whisconer Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-775-3934.

Brookfield Historical Society Hosts Multi-media Presentation on the Civil War year 1865 in Review. Date and Time of Event: Monday Evening, April 6, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. Location: Brookfield Museum located at 165 Whisconer Road, Brookfield Center ( intersection of Route 25 and 133) . Brief Description On Monday, April 6, 2015 at 7:30 P.M., the Brookfield Museum, as part of its American Military Forum, will host a presentation given by Peter Cronin of Brookfield on the Civil War featuring a review of the events that took place 150 years ago in the year 1865. Check the website for further information.

Imagination Nation Museum - Yoga for Youngsters!


One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 540-3199.

10 am - 10:45. Get little bodies moving! Drop-in Friday mornings, listen to relaxing music and stretch your body into fun, kid-friendly poses. Learn moves that make your body feel great and put your mind at ease. Included with admission.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Spring Term Junior Rangers Registration


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

SPRING TERM JUNIOR RANGERS – Registration begins Thurs. Apr. 9 at 3:30 pm. Calling all kids 11 to 14 years old who love nature! Has your child wanted to work with animals, garden, help maintain our trails, and help with special events? This is the opportunity to help the Nature Center in our 8-week after-school program. Parental permission is required. Class size is limited; this class fills up fast! FREE.

2015 History Bites Lecture Series: Torrington Historical Society: Medal of Freedom Winner,: Patricia McGowan Wald


192 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-8260.

On Thursday, April 9, 2015 the Torrington Historical Society hosts the 2015 History Bites Lecture Series :  Torrington's Medal of Freedom Winner:  Patricia McGowan Wald.  Speaker: Devyn Bartosiewicz, Torrington High School Student and Connecticut Finalist, National History Day Competition.  The lecture will be held in the Carriage House at noon.  Free and open to the public.  Pre-registration recommended but not required.  Donations welcome.  Bring your lunch.  Beverages and dessert  offered. 

Sherman Playhouse Presents "1984"

04/10/2015 to 05/03/2015

Jct. Rtes 37/39, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-354-3622.

1984-By George Orwell Dates: April 10,11 17,18,19 24,25 May 1,2,3, 2015/. Matinees April 19 & May 3) In George Orwell's 1984, it is April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is watching him — and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an eye. George Orwell's fiction is often said to be our reality. The definitive book of the 20th century presented as a stage thriller. Check the website for ticket information.

Goshen Players Present Two by Two

04/10/2015 to 04/25/2015

Rts 4/63, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-491-9988.

Goshen Players will present Two by Two from April 10 through April 25, 2015.  Evening performances at 8PM.  April 12 and 19 at 4PM.  Located in the Old Town Hall at the rotary of Routes 4 and 63.  Two by Two is the hilarious rendering of the story of Noah with book by Peter Stone.  Check the website for ticket information.

Palace Theater Monthly Tours


100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000 .

Explore nine decades of Palace Theater history and backstage mystique during the Waterbury performing art center's monthly guided tour scheduled for Friday, Apr. 10, from 11a.m. to 12:15pm. Each Palace Theater tour is approximately one hour and fifteen minutes and is led by a team of Palace Theater Ambassadors. Due to the tours' increasing popularity, reservations are required in advance. Each tour is $5.00 per person and single tickets for individuals or groups of 10 or less can be purchased online at Larger groups are asked to contact the Box Office at 203-346-2000 to book their reservations.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Spring Cleaning and Planting Day


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

SPRING CLEANING AND PLANTING DAY – Sat. Apr. 11, 9 am–noon. We'll supply gloves, plants, and pizza. Scouts, youth groups, student interns – this is a great community service opportunity! Help us beautify our park and get ready for spring. Bring your own garden tools if you want. Please pre-register.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Nature's Child: Amphibians


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

NATURE'S CHILD: Amphibians – Fri. Apr. 10, 10:30 am. Learn about these ancient and fascinating creatures secretly inhabiting our woods and wetlands. Take a hike to discover the Nature Center's slippery critters. Make a take home craft too! TUITION: $7 per child ($5.00 for family-level FANCI members and Ansonia residents). Please pre-register for this class for preschoolers and their adults.

Barkhamsted Historical Society Program: Stenciling At The Tavern


109 WEst River Rd., Pleasant Valley, CT 06063. Phone: 860-738-1152.

The Barkhamsted Historical Society presents the 2nd program in their series "Stenciling At The Tavern" ,Friday night, April 10th @ 7pm @ the Barkhamsted Senior Center,109 West River Rd, Pleasant Valley. Bonnie Boyle, Georgia Nash and Linne Landgraf will teach us about how stenciling was used as decoration in homes and taverns in the 1800's. Come learn how they designed and made the floor cloth in the Ladies' Parlor at Squire's Tavern and you may even get to try your hand at a stencil too! Admission is free and refreshments will be served.