A Tasteful Shakesperience at Howland Hughes Center-Waterbury

04/23/2010 to 04/24/2010

117 Bank Street, Waterbury, Phone: 203-754-2531.

On Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24, 2010 at the Howland Hughes Center, Waterbury the Shakesperience Productions will present Broadway's Annie Edgerton (Rosie from Mamma Mia) singing classic show tunes from the Great White Way. Plus, sample the best Shakesperience Prodcutions. 6PM wine/beer tastings and 7PM entertainment. $45 tickets. Call for further information and reservations.

BEER* and THE BARD *and wine too - A Tasteful Shakesperience

04/23/2010 to 04/24/2010

Shakesperience Productions, Inc., 117 Bank Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-754-2531.

On Friday and Saturday, at the Howland Hughes Center 140 Bank Street Waterbury, CT 06702 Time Tastings at 6pm Entertainment at 7pm Tickets $45 per person (Tables of 10 available) A tasteful evening of Shakesperience and song for those both familiar and new to the Bard. Enjoy tastes of fine wine and beer, delicious food, and a raffle, all elegantly paired with Shakesperience's greatest works. Tastings provided by: 146 Grand Street Bistro Thomas Hooker Brewing Company McLaughlin Vineyards White Silo Farm and Winery and Broadway's Annie Edgerton, Rosie in Mamma Mia, performing classic musical favorites! Event sponsored, in part, by Naugatuck Savings Bank Fdn. Carmody and Torrance, LLP Sovereign Bank

Shakesperience Productions: Beer* and The Bard, A Tasteful Shakespeare Experience

04/23/2010 to 04/24/2010

Howland Hughes Center, 140 Bank St., Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-754-2531.

A tasteful evening of Shakesperience and song for those both familiar and new to the Bard. Enjoy tastes of fine wine and beer, delicious food, and a raffle, all elegantly paired with Shakesperience's greatest works... and Broadway's Annie Edgerton, Rosie in Mamma Mia, performing classic musical favorites! Tastings at 6pm Entertainment at 7pm Tickets $45 per person (Tables of 10 available)

Open Turret Days Military Museum of Southern New England

04/24/2010 to 04/25/2010

125 Park Avenue , I-84 ex.3, Danbury, CT 06010. Phone: 203-790-9277. On Saturday, April 24, 2010 and Sunday April 25, 2010 the public is allowed to climb aboard and see what it was like to man a tank. Rubber-soled shoes are necessary to access our tanks and armored vehicles. Rubber soled shoes are required to protect the vehicles from wear and tear. Adults $6, Seniors $4, Youth 5-18 years $4, Active duty military and families $4, children under 5 free, members are free. Cancelled if raining. Further information: 203-790-9277.

Kids' Earth Day

04/24/2010 to 04/24/2010

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

Kids, do your part this Earth Day and have fun! Saturday, April 24th from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm

Make your own musical instrument using recycled materials under the guidance of African musician, Mark Ingram. For 32 years Mark has been a virtuoso of the kalimba family of traditional African musical instruments.

Participants will construct and decorate small drums or rattles and at the end of the day everyone will gather around and try out their new-used musical instruments. We will provide the materials but if you have an empty, clean oatmeal container, metal coffee can, Pringles can or plastic juice bottle bring it along. Reuse and Recycle!

Ages 7 and up (young children must be accompanied by an adult). Space is limited, please call for reservations. Fee: $15 Children; $5 Adults (regular museum admission)

New Morning Store's Earth Day Festival 2009

04/24/2010 to 04/24/2010

738 Main Street South, Rte. 6, Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-0673, Ext. 360.

11AM to 4PM at the store,in the Middle Quarter Mall at 738 Main Street, South, Woodbury. The event is rain or shine. Free. Sample the latests in natural and organic foods from dozens of exhibitors. Discover regional specialties from maple treats to dipping oils to aromatic citrus cleaning products. Learn about local naturopathic solutions. Meet local environmentalist. Enjoy over 100 exhibitors sampling the latest in natural and organic foods, many from local producers.Art projects, live animals and seed planting for the young at heart. Meet area non-profit organizations and get inspired. Learn how to green your home and surroundings. Call for further information.

Good News Earth Day Charity Ball in Woodbury

04/24/2010 to 04/24/2010

641 S. Main St., Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-266-4663.

On Saturday, April 24, 2010 starting at 7PM join Carole Peck and Bernard Jarrier owners of Good New Cafe at the 9th Annual Community Charity event, a grand finale of Earth Day Weekend happening throughout Woodbury. The Good News Earth Day Chartiy Ball will be held at the Barn--640 S. Main St., freely lent by Ken Devino so all the fanfare will culminate under its one big roof. Enjoy Earth day posters and a can food drive which will result into a pyramid sculpture. Festivities and dancing will begin at 7PM and last until midnight. The evening will feature a sumptuous dinner and dessert buffet prepared by Carole's team with beer, wine and pure water. A cash martini and liquor bar will be available. Creative Arts studio and Main Street Ballet will perform. Willie Nininger Band will provide the music as well as interludes with the Offbeats drumming up rhythms and vibrations of the earth. A Silent Auction will also be held plus a Chocolate Mudpie contest. Tickets $90 per guest. Call for reservations.

15th Annual Connecticut Miracle Ride in Hartford

04/25/2010 to 04/25/2010

Phone: 860-749-4339.

Benefit for Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Visit website.

Annual Egg Hunt At Quassy Amusement Park

04/25/2010 to 04/25/2010

Route 64, Middlebury, 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: 203-598-7261.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Prizes and loads of fun at the Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children at 3 p.m.

Art and Spirituality Forum -- The Artist: Shaman or Showman? -- Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

04/25/2010 to 04/25/2010

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

The forum will address a number of questions: How do artists see themselves? What effect does their work have on others? How can artists survive in a market driven society and still be faithful to themselves? The moderator will be actor Jack Gilpin. Panelists will include author Marie Bostwick, musician Joseph Firecrow; painter Ellen Griesedieck, and radio show host Joseph Montebello. Sunday, 2 to 3:30 pm. Fee: $15. A reception will follow. Selected pieces from �The American Mural Project� will be on exhibit in the MLT Gallery on the day of the forum.