Ansonia Nature Center Host Heaher's Korner Sewing Classes

02/07/2016

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

HEATHER'S KORNER SEWING CLASSES: Sewing a Fox Pillow – Sun. Feb. 7, 2016 at  2 pm. These sewing classes are for children 7–10 years old accompanied by an adult. In today's class, each child will sew a fox pillow. FEE: $15. Materials are included. Please pre-register, as space is limited.

Friends of St. Anne Catholic Church Offers Architecture Tour--Waterbury

02/07/2016

515 S. Main St., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-756-4439.

On February 7, 2016 at 11AM the Friends of St. Anne's Catholic Church will offer an architecture tour of the Shrine of St. Anne for Mothers.  The tour will highlight all aspects of the historical landmark's Gothic Revival design.  A donation of $5 per person is suggested to benefit the restoration fund.  Registration for a tour is required.  Call the church office.

Harwinton Historical Society Program: Dr. Karl Valois--The Korean War: Limits of American Power

02/07/2016

Litchfield Rd., Harwinton, CT 06791. Phone: 860-482-7978.

Dr. Karl Valois will return to lead a program about the Korean War from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at the Harwinton Library. Valois has been a professor of history for 29 years and is the author of a book "The Korean War: Limits of American Power." Long regarded as "the forgotten war," the Korean War was the first major showdown of the Cold War and the first major test of the United States in its new role as the "world's policeman." Discussion will include the origins of the war, the incredible ups and downs of the conflict, the epochal conflict between President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur, and the enduring legacy of this war. The library is located at the end of Bentley Drive which is off Route 118. Please use the side entrance by the parking lot. This program is open to the public at no charge although donations to offset costs are gratefully accepted.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Heather's Korner Sewing Classes: Sewing A Fox

02/07/2016

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

HEATHER'S KORNER SEWING CLASSES: Sewing a Fox Pillow (Class 2) – Sun. Feb. 7, 2 pm. These sewing classes are for children 7–10 years old accompanied by an adult. In today's class, each child will sew a fox pillow. FEE: $15. Materials are included. Please pre-register, as space is limited.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Snowshoe Sunday: Animal Tracking

02/07/2016

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

SNOWSHOE SUNDAY: Animal Tracking – Sun. Feb. 7,2016 at 1 pm. Become an animal detective! Learn to look for clues in nature and uncover some fascinating signs that our local wildlife left behind. Dress for cold weather and bring your snowshoes too. FREE; please register.

White Memorial Conservation Center Hosts Wildlife Tracking Club with Andy Dobos/Deneen Bernier--Litchfield

02/07/2016

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

February 7, 2016.  Wildlife Tracking Club with Andy Dobos and Deneen Bernier. Three Red Trees School of Natural Living's Andrew Dobos and Deneen Bernier take you on a wildlife tracking walk through the winter woods. There are always clues left behind by the animals for us to decipher, telling a story of their habits and lives. Get to know our beloved wildlife that much better. Children should be accompanied by an adult and all should dress extra warm and wear good boots! You never know where the animals have been! 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Meet in front of the Museum. Free...Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

Ski Sundown Hosts Winter Carnival--New Hartford

02/07/2016

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

Ski Sundown WINTER CARNIVAL!! Start Date/Time:Sunday, February 07, 2016 11:00 AMEnd Date/Time:Sunday, February 07, 2016 2:00 PM. Winter Carnival fun abounds at Ski Sundown! Join us for special treats, activities and entertainment, celebrating our favorite season - Winter! Featuring Valentine the Clown, face painting, balloon animals, free popcorn and cotton candy, and more!

Footprints in the snow: Winter tracking and survival walk

02/07/2016 to 02/07/2016

38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 8608680518.

Who left this track, that scat, and this feather? During this walk, decipher clues created by wildlife, telling the story of their habits and lives. Certified wildlife trackers Andy Dobos and Deneen Bernier of Three Red Trees School of Natural Living will lead you through the winter woods to discover how animals live and demonstrate skills ancient peoples employed to survive during the
winter months. Please call for reservations. $15 Adults; $10 Members; $6 Children

Souhbury Public Libary Lecture: Dr. Vincent deLuise: Literature of Blindness

02/09/2016

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

Dr. Vincent deLuise will give a lecture on the Literature of Blindness on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 3PM at the Southbury Public Library.   Dr. deLuise will discuss and read from works of the Blind Bards of Literature, Homer, John Milton, James Joyce and Helen Keller.  Lecture is free and open to the public. 

St. George's Episcopal Church Hosts Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner

02/09/2016

Tucker Hill Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-9864.

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30PM Middlebury's Saint George's Episcopal Church will hot a Shrove Tuesday Pancake dinner.  Pancakes, hash, sausages, fruit, beverages and dessert included in the dinner.  $8 adults, children under 10 free.  Take out meals available.