Gunn Memorial Library Offers Walking Tour of Swede Street--Washington, CT


5 Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7756.

On Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 11AM the Gunn Memorial Library will host a walking tour of Swede Street.  Call for further information.

The Silo - Summer Desserts


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

Saturday, June 8, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. With Abby Dodge, contributing editor at Fine Cooking Magazine. Desserts are among our favorite recipes, and with summer just around the corner, Abby will share her stress-free strategies and simple techniques for busy people using the bounty of the season.  Abby is utterly down to earth and approachable, with a playful sense of humor that comes across in her motto: "Baking the world a better place, one recipe at a time. "You'll make: Double Chocolate Shortcakes with Strawberry Mascarpone Ice CreamSkillet Cardamom-Plum Cobbler with Poppyseed Dumplings & Vanilla Bean Ice CreamZesty Lemon Cornmeal Cake with a Double Blueberry CompoteOrange Angel Food Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce & Gingered StrawberriesWhite Chocolate Cherry Mousse Pie. Full participation. $90. per person. Visit on line for more information.

4th Annual Oxford Day


61 Quaker Farms Rd., Oxford, CT

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Oxford Day is designed to bring town and area groups together for a day of games, entertainment, shopping and food.  Visit the website for more informationd

Flander's Nature Center - Pitmen Painters Preview


5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711 X10.

Pitmen Painters Preview. Saturday, June 8th | 7:30 PM | Studio  Preview The Pitmen Painters, the award winning play opening at the Gary-The Olivia Theater on June 14th. Save the date, and stay tuned for details.  

White Memorial Foundation Exploring Camp Columbia with Lee Swift and Marlow Shami


80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Step into the time machine (A.B. Ceder Room) as local Historian Lee Swift takes you on a virtual tour of the former home of Columbia University's School of Surveying which is now part of Connecticut's State Park system. You will be amazed at the beautiful campus and how grand a place Camp Columbia was. What happened to it? Lee has all the answers. After the presentation take a drive to Camp Columbia with Lee and Marlow Shami and see how time has changed the campus. It's beautiful yet melancholy story. 11:00 A.M., A.B. Ceder Room. FREE...Donations will be accepte d to defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.


06/08/2013 to 06/09/2013

17- 27 Starr Rd., Danbury, CT Phone: 203-531-3047.

It's time to take charge of your health. Come to the Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2013 on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sport & Wellness, a 75,000- square-foot, state-of-the- art tennis and fitness facility at 17-27 Starr Road in Danbury, Connecticut. Admission is free.  All ages welcome. The event will feature 75 exhibitors covering nutrition, weight management, children's health, pet wellness, fitness programs, spa and beauty treatments, financial health, green technology, lifetime sports, alternative medicine and more, plus fitness and dance demos, healthy refreshments and raffle prizes awarded throughout the weekend.  For more information, contact TMK Sports & Entertainment at 203-531-3047 or visit

Brookfield Library Hosts The Victorian Lady


185 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-775-6241.

On June 8, 2013 the Brookfield Library will host a program by Kandie Carle:  The Victorian Lady.  Free and open to the public.  Registration begins May 15, 2013.

Quassy -Ninth Annual School Music Festival


2132 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT Phone: 203-758-2913.

Regional school bands and orchestras will perform during the afternoon at the Carousel Theatre stage.

CT Museum of Mining Hosts Annual Jewel, Gem, Mineral Show--Kent


Route 7, Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-0050.

On Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9AM to 4PM the Connecticut Museum of Mining will host its Annual Jewel, Gem, Mineral Show. Free and open to the public.

Barnes Nature Center Exploring Pond Life - A Family Program


175 Shrub Road, Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 589-8200.

Sunday, June 9th 2:00-3:00 p.m. Explore the pond by sampling the shoreline. Nets will be used to collect pond leaf litter and organisms. Experience an up close and personal visit with some of the pond's living creatures.
Cost: $10/family & Members/free. Visit us at or call.