Indian Rock Nature Preserve - Hike and Campfire Cooking Demonstration


501 Wolcott Rd., Rte.69, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-1234.

Sunday - September 13, 2015. 1:00 - 3:00 pm/ (Arrive 15 minutes early.  Rain or Shine. Limited to 20 participants) Hike around the lake at Indian Rock Nature Preserve, led by Corey Nagle and then join us for a hands-on demonstration and sample of Campfire Cooking, led by Kevin Estela.  Please dress appropriately for weather and nature trail walking. RSVP by:  Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Tele #860-583-1234. Members: $10.00/per person or $25/Family. Non-Members: $15.00/per person or $35/Family/. Meet at the main parking lot, just inside the entrance:

Kripalu Yoga — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

09/08/2015 to 09/08/2015

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

Instructor: Jenna Haley

Call to register: 860-605-5651 (

White Memorial Conservation Center Program:L Hiking and Healthful Eating with Gerri Griswold-Litchfield


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

September 9, 2015--Hiking and Healthful Eating with Gerri Griswold. It is pretty much common knowledge that diet and exercise are key in losing weight. Many people falter when it comes to knowing how to be creative with food. They eat the same old turkey sandwich or salad, become bored and disillusioned, and quit. Spend this evening taking a brisk walk with Gerri, then settle into a delicious and simple to prepare vegetable based meal. The objective is to share recipes, learn how to use herbs and spices to create wonderfully delicious meals that will keep you focused on your goal and to use this beautiful property to help you become the very best you can be. You are worth it! Dress for the weather! BRING YOUR OWN PLACE SETTING! 6:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room, Members: $15.00 Non-members: $25.00. Limited to 20 people! Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Experiences of Emerging Church — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

09/09/2015 to 09/09/2015

229 E. Litchfield Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

Facilitator: Peggy Richard

To register:

Donation: $5

Flanders Nature Center: Flower Essences


5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711 x 10 .

Thursday, 7 PM | Meet at Natalie Van Vleck's historic Studio.  Did you know that flowers can help calm, soothe, and even heal?  Find out more about how this therapy works with Flower Essence Therapy Practitioner Ehris Urban as she introduces us to the use of flower essences in healing.  Flower essences can address both the emotional and mental aspects of wellness.     Each participant will receive a personalized flower essence bottle to address their own specific needs.  Ehris is a Certified Reflexologist, Reiki Master and Flower Essence Therapy Practitioner.  She is the founder and owner of Grounded Holistic Wellness, LLC addressing the root cause of health issues.      Cost:  $10/ Members $15/Nonmembers. For adults. Please pre-register

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Diabetes Nutrition Management Program


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-6043.

Outsmart Diabetes: Diabetes Nutrition Management Program – Learn how to manage your diabetes through diet at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Thursday, September 10, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. Find out the proper way to count carbohydrates, read food labels, what a healthy plate of food should look like, and what your blood sugar should be when you have diabetes with Jennifer Pysar, RD, CD-N, from Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. This program is free and open to the public.

Cemetery Tour at Forest View Cemetery--Winsted


198 Rowley St., Winsted, CT 06098.

A cemetery tour will take place Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:30PM at Forest View Cemetery.  Historian Virginia Shultz-Charette will discuss the cemetery's Civil War graves  Meet at the Non-Repatriated Memorial.  The Tour is free and open to the public.

Mattatuck Museum -7th Annual Brass Button Award Celebration


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: (203) 753-0381 .

Friday, September 11, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Celebrate Peter and Kristen Jacoby, this year’s recipients of the Brass Button Award with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and music in the Performing Arts Center, followed by dinner in the art galleries. Tickets $ 125.00
Patron Tickets $ 250.00. Patron Table (Table of 8 with Complimentary Champagne) RSVP to Roxane Sanders at (203) 753-0381 x123 or REGISTER ONLINE

Warner Theatre Hosts Scott Helmer's Support Your Cause Tour---Thunder Bike Night--Torrington


68 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

Get ready for an exciting night of rock and country all while benefiting the beautiful historic Warner Theatre with Scott Helmer on September 11, 2015 at 8 pm as part of his Support YOUR Cause Tour 2014-15. Scott Helmer will perform his upbeat, energetic solo-acoustic set of rock and country favorites along with original material from his new CD, Wake Me When It's Over. Scott Helmer has opened for legendary acts such as Heart, Eddie Money, 3 Doors Down and Big Country. He is teaming up with the Warner Theatre and Torrington Thunder for a fundraising concert to benefit this historic venue on September 11 at 8 pm as part of the Support YOUR Cause Tour 2014-2015. Scott is delighted to help an historic venue, "Preserving the cultural legacy of these American treasures for generations to come is one of my top priorities," he said. Helmer is spending an entire year traveling more than 25,000 miles cross-country, performing 200+ concerts without charging his own fee in venues all to help raise $1 million for good causes. After a two-year absence, the Torrington Thunder Bike Night is being revived, with the Warner Theatre as the beneficiary of this year's motorcycle show. Bike Night is September 11 from 5-8 pm. Afterwards, come to the show for some great live music!. Tickets range from $10-25.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble Live at the Lake Coffeehouse--Sherman


Main St., Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-355-5930.

Live at the Lake Coffeehouse--Popular annual event with songs you love from 1960s, '70s, '80s. Bob O'Connor, Chris Parker, Paul McCormack and others. September 11, 8 pm, Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Sherman, CT.