2nd Annual Five-0 On Snow CT Law Enforcement Ski Race

02/15/2008 to 02/15/2008

Ski Sundown, 126 Ratlum Rd., New Hartford, 06057. Phone: 860-379-7669.

Start Time: 08:30 AM End Time: 2:30 PM The Simsbury Police Department invites all active or retired police officers and dispatchers, as well as their immediate family members, to attend a day of racing and fun on the slopes to benefit Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC). The cost is $45.00 per person if you preregister and $50.00 the day of the event. The fee includes lift ticket, rentals (if needed), 2 runs on the NASTAR-style race course, goody bag, awards party with buffet and beverages. There will also be a HUGE raffle with all event proceeds benefiting CCMC. For registration information and forms, For registration information and forms go to http://www.simsbury-ct.gov/five-0

Winter Contemplative Prayer Weekend -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

02/15/2008 to 02/17/2008

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: (860)567-3163.

A silent retreat weekend for those with experience in Centering Prayer or meditation practice. Prayer, meditation practice, and lectio divina will be the components of the weekend. Meals will be taken in silence. Elizabeth Gallagher will facilitate the flow of the sessions. Friday 6 pm (dinner) - 1 pm Sunday Fees: $145 (shared), $180 (private), $215 (pvt. with bath), $125 commuter.

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood - Palace Theater

02/15/2008 to 02/15/2008

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: (203) 755.4700.

Friday, February 15 - 8:00pm The popular stars of the Emmy-nominated "Who's Line Is It Anyway?" team up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. Using their quick wit, Colin and Brad will take contributions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes... just like a live version of "Whose Line!" Their high-profile presentations have played to sold-out venues all over the country. Don't miss the most exciting comedy event of the year! Tickets: $51/ $40/ $31 Purchase Tickets Now!

Civil War Forum - Naugatuck Historical Society

02/16/2008 to 02/16/2008

195 Water St., Naugatuck, 06770.

Saturday morning lecture series for adults begins. Kicking off a new Saturday morning lecture and discussions series, come learn about Naugatuck's contribution to the Civil War. Hosted by Civil War re-enactor Ray Manzi. Saturday, beginning at 10:30 am Registration Appreciated by 4p.m. Friday, Feb. 15th Free for historical society members $2.00 Museum admission for non-members Refreshments will be served.

Musical Arrows to the Heart The Deming String Quartet in Recital

02/16/2008 to 02/16/2008

Phone: 203-748-1716.

The Danbury Music Centre is presenting a recital sure to please people of many different musical preferences. This recital will take place on Saturday, in the Marian, Anderson Recital Hall at the Danbury Music Centre, 256 Main Street. Joined by members of the Larry Deming String Quartet, Barbara Wiggin, viola, and Mary Costanza, cello, there will also be a special guest appearance of Carlos Boltes on viola and charango. This concert will include many styles of music and have wide spread musical appeal. Selections include: "Love is a Many Splendored Thing", "Isn't it Romantic", My Foolish Heart, "Excerpt from The Butterfly Lovers Concerto" by Chen Gang and He Zhanhao, Hoagy Carmichael's "Stardust", and many more timeless songs beloved by lovers everywhere. Amanda Deming, 10 year old daughter of Larry Deming, will join the quartet singing Joni Mitchell's famous hit, "Both Sides Now" as arranged by Deming. Admission to this performance is free with funding from Home Instead Senior Care. For additional information, call.

A Civil War Forum

02/16/2008 to 02/16/2008

Naugatuck Historical Society Museum, 195 Water St., Naugatuck, 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

Saturday morning lecture series for adults begins. Kicking off a new Saturday morning lecture and discussions series, come learn about Naugatuck's contribution to the Civil War. Hosted by Civil War re-enactor Ray Manzy. Saturday, beginning at 10:30 am Registration Appreciated by 4p.m. Friday, Feb. 15th Free for historical society members $2.00 Museum admission for non-members Refreshments will be served.

Dance With Love - Artwell Gallery

02/16/2008 to 02/16/2008

Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860 482 5122. Fax: 860 482 5122.

Please join Artwell Gallery and Community Arts Center for a wonderful evening of Words, Music, and Dance! Dance with Love is a Valentines event to bring that someone special to! The fun begins at 8pm Refreshments will be included with the entertainment. Suggested donation is $7.00 Artwell Gallery and Community Arts Center is located at 19 Water St. in Torrington. For more information please call 860 482 5122

Broadway Nights Duets: Be My Valentine

02/16/2008 to 02/16/2008

Palace Theater, 100 E. Main St., Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-755-4700.

Bring your sweetheart to a romantic evening with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra on February 16th at the Palace Theater. The show features two rising stars from Broadway, Tamra Hayden and Philip Hernandez performing your favorite love songs from Broadway.

The show features music from Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Phantom of the Opera, Annie Get Your Gun, Cats, Evita, and many more all sung by the two stars from Broadway with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets for this evening of romance with the WSO are $75, $50, $35, $20 and $10 for students. Tickets can be purchased by calling 203-755-4700 or by visiting our website.

If you are still looking for that perfect gift for Valentine's Day the symphony offers a Sweetheart Special for the evening. Dinner for two at the Palace Theater's Poli Club, two tickets to the show, and a Rose all for $200. Call 203-574-4283 for more information.

Kids' Craft Day

02/16/2008 to 02/16/2008

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

Join IAIS Educators on Saturday, February 16, 2008 for an afternoon of arts and crafts. Learn about these Native American inspired crafts while creating your own.

Children must be accompanied an adult (Adult fee is $5, regular museum admission). Please call for reservations.

1:00 pm Talking Sticks-$5; 2:00 pm Beaded Necklace with stone arrowhead-$3; 3:00 pm Talking Sticks $5.

WSO presents Broadway Nights Duet: Be My Valentine - Palace Theater

02/16/2008 to 02/16/2008

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: (203) 755-4700.

Saturday, February 16 - 8:00pm The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, in association with Monica Robinson, Ltd., presents Broadway Nights (TM) for your Valentine's Day Weekend. The Romantic evening features two rising stars from Broadway, Lauren Kennedy and Phillip Hernandez, singing love duets from your favorite Broadway musicals: Annie Get Your Gun, South Pacific, The Phantom of the Opera, Oklahoma and many more! Tickets: $75/ $50/ $30/ $20 - Students: $10