Awakening Communal Consciousness—Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

05/07/2011 to 05/07/2011

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

This interactive workshop will be an exploration into the field of unity with Victoria and Ron Friedman and the Voicepoint Theatre Ensemble. The program honors the late Dr. Ewert Cousins. Fee: $40 (includes lunch). Bring one friend for $20 payable with registration. Non-refundable deposit: $15. For more information, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit www.wisdomhouse.org.

 

 

MOTHER'S DAY's at Haight-Brown Vineyard - Litchfield

05/08/2011

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

May 8th (Sunday): MOTHER'S DAY. Don't forget your mom!!! Bring her out for a great relaxing day at the winery. We will give her a free artisan truffle with her tasting or glass. Other treats and offerings planned to make her day special. Visit the website for more information.

Annual Strawberry Bliss Release at Haight-Brown Vineyard - Litchfield

05/08/2011

29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.

On May 8th (Sunday): Annual Strawberry Bliss Release. This popular wine is a dry white wine with subtle hints of strawberry. It is great for those hot summer days. Taste it free today! Visit the website for more information.

Mothers Day Brazilian Jazz at McLaughlin Vineyards

05/08/2011

14 Albert's Hill Rd, Sandy Hook, CT 06482. Phone: (203) 426-1533.

1-4 pm. $15 advance. $18 door. Those not wishing to partake in the music may still come for a tasting. Wine tasting fee $7 + tax.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Hunt Hill Farm - New Milford

05/08/2011

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.

Sunday, May 8, 1 to 4 p.m. The Silo Annual Mother's Day Afternoon Tea In The Country with "Kids In The Kitchen." A unique event for the whole family! From 1 to 2 p.m. kids will create special culinary gifts for Mom in the Silo kitchen, while in our gallery barn there will be a Tea Buffet abounding with specially selected teas and homemade delights, including scones, tea sandwiches and finger foods. Live performance begins at 2:15 p.m. with singer, songwriter, storyteller and multi-instrumentalist troubadour Tom Callinan who will present, "M is for the Many Things She Gave Me: Songs, Tunes and Tales For Mother's Day."
This is always a sellout event so register early! $30. per Adults/Kids 12+.

Mother's Day At Quassy Amusement Park - Free rides and dinner for mom - Middlebury

05/08/2011

2132 Middlebury Road, Route 64, Middlebury, CT 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: 203-598-7261.

“Mother’s Day” with free wristband and dinner for moms. Must be accompanied by a child for mom to redeem free wristband and dinner voucher. Park open noon to 6 p.m. Parking $6. Fees for rides, attractions, food.

 

 

Wolf Awareness - A Visit from Atka at Institute of American Indian Studies - Washington

05/08/2011 to 05/08/2011

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

Do we have wolves in Connecticut? Why do wolves howl?  What is their lifespan? Discover the answers to these questions and  the important role  wolves play in our ecosystems and dispel misconceptions about this unique canine.  Join the Institute for American Indian Studies as we welcome back Atka, an arctic gray wolf, and the Wolf Conservation Center of New York.   Special rate for all mothers in celebration of Mother’s Day! Fee:  $8 Mothers; $10 Adults; $6 Kids

 

 

Newtown Historical Society Musical Presentation--Outlaws, Villains and Rogues

05/09/2011

25 Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-426-5937.

On Monday, May 9, 2011 at 7:30PM in the community room of the Booth Library the Newtown Historical Society will examine some of the badies of history in a musical presentation by Rick Spencer entitled Outlaws, Villains and Rogues.  Spencer's program will address the human obsession with documenting various misdeeds using songs and ballads as the information medium.  Early British ballads collected by Francis James Child in the late 1800s, penny broadsides and popular songs of the period from the 1700s to the mid 20th century will be presented to tell the stories of Captain Kidd, Jesse James, Stagger Lee, Pretty Boy Floyd and others.  All Newtown Historical Society programs are free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served following the presentation.

Newtown Historical Society Presents: A musical presentation by Rick Spencer entitled Outlaws, Villains and Rogue

05/09/2011

25 Main Stret, Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-426-5937.

The bad guys are the ones that always make the news, as the saying goes.  The Newtown Historical Society will examine some of the badies of history in a musical presentation by Rick Spencer entitled Outlaws, Villains and Rogues, on May 9, 2011, at 7.30 PM, in the community room of the Booth Library, 25 Main Street (rte 25) in Newtown.Rick Spencer grew up in Newtown, and has performed throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, England, Portugal, France, Poland, Germany and the Netherlands.  He is best known as an historian, researcher and performer, but is also recognized as a composer and writer of songs that run the range from delicate and sensitive to humorous and irreverent.  All Newtown Historical Society programs are free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served following the presentation.

Color and Design in the Garden, Gwenythe Harvey, The Garden Goddess

05/12/2011

Union Congregational Church, Oakville, CT Phone: 860-274-9574.

At the Union Congregational Church in Oakville. Meeting begins at 12 Noon and lecture begins at 1:30 PM.  Gwenythe Harvey is a horticulturist and owner of The Garden Goddess Horticultural Services, LLC in Litchfield.  She offers design, installation and maintenance of residential and commercial environments including wildflowers, perennials, knot gardens, etc. Her beautiful work has been on display for all to see at  Coe Memorial Park in Torrington and her website displays several private gardens that she has designed. She has recently launched a quarterly newsletter, "Northwest Connecticut Gardens." Gwenythe will discuss good gardening techniques that honor the earth. She will present examples of the use of color and design in the landscape featuring local gardens as well as public beautification efforts within Litchfield County.