Greater Danbury Half Marathon and 5K and Kids Race

04/06/2014

Rogers Park - Memorial Drive, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-744-3734.

The Half Marathon (CT05004PH) and 5K (CT05002PH) are both certified courses. The scenic Half Marathon loop course runs through Danbury, Bethel and Redding. The 5K and Kids Run courses are run entirely within Danbury. Free Kids Race entry for Danbury residents courtesy of Union Savings Bank.

42nd Anniversary Spring Concerts Kent Singers

04/06/2014

Kent, CT Phone: 860-619-8110.

Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.- at St. Andrew's Church, Kent. SPRING 201 From Words into Song:  Paired Works from Different ErasFeaturing "Hear My Prayer/Wings of a Dove" by Felix Mendelssohn Katie Travis, Soprano Soloist David Baranowski, Accompanist. Tickets are $15 at the door, or $12 in advance.  Children 12 and under are free. To order tickets, please send a check payable to The Kent Singers, with your name and address, to:  The Kent Singers, Box 774, Kent, CT 06757. Tickets will be mailed to you if your order is received by Nov. 20; otherwise they will be held at the door.Tickets can be used for either performance.

Infinity Music Hall Presents The Music of ABBA--Norfolk

04/06/2014

Route 44, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 866-666-6306.

Apr 06, 2014 • Arrival from Sweden – The Music of ABBA • 2:00 pm. Comprised of original ABBA musicians, the band has toured over 50 nations and appeared in several of TV - and radio shows all over the world. 30 SOLD OUT tours in North America since 2005.  Arrival From Sweden in the worlds greatest ABBA tribute show "THE MUSIC OF ABBA" tours the world together.  This production is the closest you ever will get to see ABBA! Arrival From Sweden is the only group who has got an unreleased ABBA song directly from ABBA, the song will be released worldwide in 2014 and is the only group who has the exclusive right to copy ABBA's original outfits.  Arrival From Sweden is the only group who has the exclusive permission and trademark ABBA in their production name ABBASOLUTELY - permitted by Universal.Sunday, Apr 06, 2014 • Arrival from Sweden – The Music of ABBA • 2:00 pm.

Newtown Spring Welcome Craft Fair

04/06/2014

45 Main St., Rte. 25, Newtown, CT 06804. Phone: 203-261-2414.

The Newtown Spring Welcome Craft Fair will be held at the Edmond Town Hall (Gymnasium), Rte 25, Newtown. .   Show will be held on Apr. 6, 2014. The craft show will feature the local, hometown artisan. Hours: 11am - 5pm

21st Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Spring Expo

04/06/2014

1284 Strongtown Rd., Southbury, CT Phone: 203-754-5141.

The 21st Annual Chocolate Lovers' Spring Expo to benefit Easter Seals will be held on Sunday, April 6 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Southbury. Tickets are $25 in advance ($30 at the door). Children's tickets (ages 5-12) are $5. Proceeds benefit the programs and services of Easter Seals, serving the special needs of infants, children, and adults with disabilities in greater Waterbury, central, and northwestern Connecticut. 

Keeler Tavern Museum's Garden House - Tea with the Ladies of 132 Main Street

04/06/2014

132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-5485.

On Sunday, Tea with the Ladies at the Garden House 2 - 4 p.m. Call for more information.

The Silo - Hunt Hill Farm Trust - French & Italian Pastry Workshop With Chef Daniel Rosati

04/06/2014

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You’ll make pastries of all kinds - from sweet to savory.Hazelnut Praline Profiteroles,Gougere - Cheese Puffs, Strawberry Millefeuille (Napoleans), Baba au Rhum, Sicilian Cannoli, Classic Quiche LorrainePignoli CookiesFull participation. $90 per person.

Brookfield Museum Lecture: WWII US Marine Campaigns from the Solomon Islands to the Batle of Saipan

04/07/2014

165 Whisconer Rd., Brookfield, CT 06805. Phone: 203-740-8140.

Lecture at Brookfield Museum on WWII U.S. Marine      campaigns from the Solomon Islands to the Battle of Saipan. Date and Time of Event:   Monday April 7,  2014 at 7:30 P.M. Location:   Brookfield Museum located at 165 Whisconer Road, Brookfield Center ( intersection of Route 25 and 133) .  On Monday, April 7, 2014 at 7:30 P.M., the Brookfield Museum and Historical Society, as part of its American Military Forum, will host a presentation given by Peter Cronin of Brookfield. Cronin a former member of the Historical Society's Board of Directors has given a number of lectures on World War II.  This presentation will  follow the U.S. Marine campaigns in the Pacific up through the Solomon Islands to Bougainville, then over to the Gilbert and Marshalls Islands and finally across the Pacific to the Marianas. The main focus will be on the Battle of Saipan and America's resolve to meet the incredible challenges they faced early on in the war against Japan. Following the presentation, complimentary refreshments will be served. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Audubon Bent of the River Workshop: What's Up at the Bent--Southbury

04/08/2014

185 East Flat Hill Rd., Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-5098.

What's up at the Bent? When:  Tuesday, April 8th, 7 PM--Location:  Kingsley Room, Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road,
Cost:  Free. Land management staff of the Bent of the River will present information on how Audubon manages sanctuaries for birds and other wildlife. The conversation will include information for residents to improve their landscapes to provide better habitats for birds and other wildlife. The focus of this evening will be on shrub and grassland habitat species including butterflies, dragon flies and the plants they need to survive and thrive. This presentation is perfect for gardeners interested in improving their gardens and landscape while spending less maintenance time! The meeting is free and open to the public. Registration is required.  Please email Jim Drennan at jdrennan@audubon.org or call (203)264-5098 ext. 303.

The Roxbry Bridgewater Garden Club - Welcomes designer and entertainer Bill Graham

04/09/2014

Rock Ridge Counry Club , Newtown, CT Phone: 860=355-0670.

On Wednesday,  10:30 a.m. a program on "Flowers and Fashions Through The Decades" followed by a luncheon and Graham's creation of fresh floral designed coupled with anecdotes, as he takes guests on a design journey from 1920's to the present. Designs by garden club members will be on display, along with themed gift baskets donated by local businesses. Guests are welcome, with early registration recommended.  Call for more information or email advcaruso@gmail.com