Waterbury Palace Theatre Dancing in the Streets

04/02/2016

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

8 pm. Expect your favorite songs made famous by The Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, The Supremes, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas and many more!

White Silo Farm & Winery Art Show and Barrel Tasting--Sherman

04/03/2016

32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-355-0271.

We open for our 16th season this Saturday April 2nd. To celebrate we will be serving complimentary fresh baked cookies, scones and cheese platters. In addition there will be free barrel tastings (really stainless steel tanks) of some of our wines made last fall. Then on Sunday April 3rd 2 - 4 PM join us for the April artist reception. Our opening Art Show features Shona Curtis - Photography, Mary Jane Magoon - Water Colors, and Cindy O'Connor - Photography..

Marvelwood School Hosts a Princess Tea Party to Benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation--Kent

04/03/2016

476 Skiff Mountain Rd., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-0047.

Marvelwood School will host a Princess Tea Party to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation from 1 to 4PM on April 3, 2016. Tea and snacks available with their favorite princesses and special characters, get autographs, have pictures taken an enjoy musical performances.  Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite costume.  $10 per child or $20 per family.  Reservations are requested early as last year's event sold out.

Clambake in Canaan at VFW Post 6851

04/03/2016

104 South Canaan Road, Canaan, CT 06018. Phone: 860-824-8158.

Couch-Pipa VFW Post 6851 will serve a clambake from 11AM to 5PM on April 3, 2016 at the post hall.  Tickets $35.  Limited number of tickets will be available at the door.  Call the Post for tickets.

Litchfield Historical Society Courthouse Lecture Series: Crime and Punishment in Early Litchfield

04/03/2016

South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

Law in the Hills: Litchfield Courthouse Celebrated Cases and Legal Leading Lights-Courthouse Lecture Series: Crime and Punishment in Early Litchfield will be presented on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 3PM.  Suggested $5 donation.  Historian Peter Vermilyea will take a look at the darker side of the law in Litchfield County.  Space is limited.  Registration and pre-payment are required.

Danbury Westerners Host 8th Annual Chili Competition-Danbury

04/03/2016

25 Shelter Rock Lane, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-790-8342.

The 8th Annual Chili Competition will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 1PM to 4PM at the Danbury Sports Dome.  Chili Competition and public taste testing, music, entertainment, activities for the kids and more.  Fun for the entire Family from 1 to 4PM.  $5 per person;  $15 per family. 

Connecticut Master Chorale Spring Concert

04/03/2016 to 04/03/2016

First Congregational Church, 164 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-743-0473.

Tina Johns Heidrich, Conductor" Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert" plus "American Rhapsody" by Z. Randall Stroope
From 1966 to 1974, Duke Ellington and his Big Band Orchestra toured the United States and Europe to great acclaim with his remarkable Three Sacred Concerts. This arrangement draws together the best pieces of all three concerts into a single work, recreating what Ellington called "the most important thing I have ever done".
Dr. Stroope assembled "American Rhapsody", a creative song cycle to celebrate our American heartland with distinctive music. It is a stimulating medley underscoring the significant contribution America has made to music using Copland's 'the Promise of Living' as the flagship theme.

Brookfield Historical Society WWII Battle of Tarawa in the Pacific Theater During the War

04/04/2016

165 Whisconier Road , Brookfield, CT Phone: (203)740-8140 .

7:30 p.m. The presenter, Dr. Gerard Brooker of Bethel, has visited the island and his lecture will include an examination of the costly struggle to secure the island and the importance of the battle. He will show photos he took on the island of the major battle sites, including Red Beach 2, a major Marine landing area and Japanese defenses and pill boxes. In addition, he will share a later experience during his visit last September to Knoxville, Tennessee. There, at a reburial ceremony, he delivered a eulogy honoring Marine 1st Lieut. Alexander Bonnyman, a Medal of Honor recipient, who was killed on Tarawa.

Brookfield Museum and Historical Society Program: WWII Battle of Tarawa in the Pacific Theater

04/04/2016

165 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

On April 4, 2016 at 7:30 PM, the Brookfield Historical Society will sponsor a power point presentation on the WWII Battle of Tarawa in the Pacific Theater in late November 1943. The program will take place at the Brookfield Museum located at 165 Whisconier Road (Junction of Routes 25 and 133) in Brookfield Center. The presenter, Dr. Gerard Brooker of Bethel, has visited the island and his lecture will include an examination of the costly struggle to secure the island and the importance of the battle. He will show photos he took on the island of the major battle sites, including Red Beach 2, a major Marine landing area and Japanese defenses and pill boxes. In addition, he will share a later experience during his visit last September to Knoxville, Tennessee. There, at a reburial ceremony, he delivered a eulogy honoring Marine 1st Lieut. Alexander Bonnyman, a Medal of Honor recipient, who was killed on Tarawa.

Sacred Heart Church Hosts Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body & Spirit Presentation

04/05/2016

910 Main St. South, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-405-6751.

On April 5, 2016 at 2PM at Sacred Heart Church in Southbury Ted Zalewski will give a one-man presentation about the history , drama and forces that shaped Roosevelt's personality and leadership style.  Admission is $10 and $15.