Sharon Audubon It Began With Birds- Special Benefit Event

09/06/2014

270 Sharon Mountain Road, Sharon, CT Phone: (860) 364-0520 .

Join the Audubon at a delightful garden party for a musical convesation with John Luther Adams, 2014 Pulitzer Prize Laureate in Music and the renowned music ensemble Le Train Bleu in support of Audubon Sharon. The program will begin promptly at 5:00 and will include a live performance of John Luther Adams' "songbirdsongs" performed by the music ensemble Le Train Bleu, as well as a lively conversation with John. Please plan to arrive before 5:00 to grab a drink and find a seat! Limited seating - advance tickets only - rain or shine Seated program from 5:00 to 6:00, socializing before and after! Location: In the garden of Alexandra & Frederick Peters on Hamlin Pond, 270 Sharon Mountain Road, Sharon, CT 06069

New Morning Market Program: Advances in Natural Treatment of Lyme Disease--Woodbury

09/06/2014

129 Main St., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:30AM Dr. Elena Sokolova, ND will conduct a program on the natural treatment of Lyme Disease.  Dr. Sokolova will talk about Lyme disease complex microbes, which are far beyond Lyme disease microbes itself.  Tickets $5. 

Gunn Memorial Library & Museum - Fun @ The Gunn - Jr. Library Programs

09/06/2014

5 Wykeham Road, Rte. 47, Washington, CT Phone: 860.868.2310.

Saturday, September 6, 10:30 - 2:00 Drop-In Program.  Kids use paper castles, colorful sand and shells
to create a beautiful, good-bye summer landscape. Registration helps us make sure we  have adequate supplies - thanks

Gunn Memorial Library & Museum - Gunn Readers: Between the Lines: Poetry of Wordl War 1

09/06/2014

5 Wykeham Road, Rte. 47, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7756.

Between the Lines: Poetry of World War I - Tuesdays, 6:00pm   Library's Wykeham Room. Bowdoin Professor Emeritus John Turner will lead weekly discussions exploring a broad variety of poetry inspired by World War I and its aftermath. 2014 marks the centennial of this "Great War," a conflict that killed or wounded over 20 million people, changing history and profoundly affecting the art and culture of the Western world, inciting an outpouring of responses in prose and verse in all generations and classes. Participants are welcome to join one or more of the discussions. Please register in advance to ensure adequate reading materials. Copies will be available at the circulation desk one week prior to each discussion.

The exhibit "Over There: Washington and The Great War" will be open for viewing next door in the Gunn Museum before each discussion.

The Brookfield Museum and Historical Society - 911 Memorial Exhibit on Display

09/06/2014

165 Whisconer Road,i ntersection of Route 25 and 133. , Brookfield, CT Phone: (203)740-8140 .

Noon to 4 PM the Brookfield Historical Society will honor the memory of four victims with ties to Brookfield who perished during the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. There will be a memorial display as well personal testimonials and recorded acts of courage by Brookfield first responders. This year marks the 14th anniversary of the tragic event and area residents are encouraged to visit.

 

 

10th Annual Southbury Fall Fine Arts Festival

09/06/2014

Main Street, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-725-8558.

On Saturday, the Southbury Women's Club will host the 10th Annual Fall Fine Arts Festival on the Southbury Green, Main Street  from 10AM to 4PM with over 50 artists selling one-of-a-kind photos, paintings, sculptures, hand-crafted home goods and art-to-wear will be present.  The juried event will feature talented artisans and crafters from all over.   Music, kid crafts, face painting and baked goods. All proceeds go to benefit local charities. Held rain or shine.

St. Andrew’s, Marble Dale Chicken BBQ. - Marble Dale

09/06/2014

247 Litchfield Turnpike, Route 202, Marble Dale, CT

On Saturday, Sept. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes BBQ chicken, potato salad, baked beans, cole slaw, and hot and cold drinks. Desserts include pie, cake and brownies.  The cost is $12.50 for adults and $6.50 for children under 12. The landmark church is at the blinking light, across from the White Horse Tavern. For more information on St. Andrew’s check out the website at www.standrewsmarbledale.org.

AUDUBON SHARON – GARDEN PARTY BENEFIT

09/06/2014

Hamlin Pond , Sharon, CT Phone: 860-364-0520.

Audubon Sharon Garden Party, “It began with birds.” Saturday, September 6, 4:30-7:00 P.M. Tickets $45, advance purchase only. For more information email itbeganwithbirds@gmail.com. Or purchase tickets online at: https://sharon.audubon.org/it-began-birds.  Audubon Sharon will welcome composer John Luther Adams to its benefit garden party at a home on Hamlin Pond in Sharon. Adams is the 2014 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Music. A long-time Audubon supporter, his compositions are inspired by nature and birdsong. He has generously volunteered to share personal insights and samplings of his work, which, he says, “…began with birds.” Adams’s work could be said to be the music of Audubon Sharon’s mission to protect birds and wildlife and their habitat here in the northwest corner.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Chicken BBQ--Marble Dale

09/06/2014

247 Litchfield Turnpike, Marble Dale, CT 06777. Phone: 860-868-7475.

St. Andrew's, Marble Dale, Plans Chicken BBQ-- St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Marble Dale, Conn., has announced plans for their annual Chicken BBQ. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes BBQ chicken, potato salad, baked beans, cole slaw, and hot and cold drinks. Desserts include pie, cake and brownies. The cost is $12.50 for adults and $6.50 for children under 12. St. Andrew's is located at 247 Litchfield Turnpike, Route 202, in Marble Dale, Conn. 06777. The landmark church is at the blinking light, across from the White Horse Tavern.

Audubon Sharon - Free Fall Birding Walks on Saturday in September

09/06/2014 to 09/27/2014

325 Cornwall Bridge Road, Rte. 4, Sharon, CT Phone: (860) 364-0520.

Audubon Sharon will be hosting free fall birding walks from 7:30-9:30am every Saturday in September at the Sharon Audubon Center, located on Route 4 in Sharon, CT. Bring binoculars, a lucky hat, and quick reflexes. We will be watching for all the great birds of fall to stop by on their long journeys south. We welcome all levels of birders! Pre-registration is not necessary. For directions or more information call the Sharon Audubon Center at 860-364-0520 or visit our website at www.sharon.audubon.org.