Cavalry Kids Family Fun Day at Second Company Governor's Horse Guard

07/11/2011 to 07/11/2011

4 Wildlife Drive, Newtown, CT Phone: (203) 426-9046.

Join the Cavalry for a Day! Fun – Food – Entertainment Games – Crafts – Activities Pony Rides and MORE!! Enjoy Our Beautiful Grounds – Exit 11 off I-84. Proceeds to Benefit the Friends of 2GHG, Inc 501(c)3.

Meet the Bat Lady and her firend The Bat at Beardsley and Memorial Library - Winsted


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT 06098. Phone: (860) 379-6043.

Meet the Bat Lady and her friend the Bat.  Gerri Griswold of White Memorial Conservation Center and Foundation will give an informative talk on bats at Beardsley and Memorial Library on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Ms. Griswold will also bring along a live bat. The program is free and open to the public. Please call Linda Gordon at (860) 379-6043 for more information. Beardsley and Memorial Library serves the towns of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, and Winchester.

An American Girl Book Club - Samantha - Litchfield History Museum


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Monday, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.   6 yrs and up. $6. members; $8 non-members. Join the educators as we read through Samantha's Short Story set. Then, participate in a game, create a craft, or cook an item typical of Samantha's time period. The story for this week will be, "Samantha's Special Talent."  Registration required Visit the website for more informtion.

Labyrinth Walk — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

07/13/2011 to 07/13/2011

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

There will be a short introduction, a video, an opportunity to walk the seven-circuit outdoor labyrinth followed by reflection time. Donation $5 (refreshments included). For more information, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit


Gunn Memorial Library Features Author Michael J. Williams--The Good War


5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-7586.

On Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 6:30PM at the Gunn Memorial Library the Gunn Writers features author Michael J. Williams--The Good War.  The book tackles the issue of NATO in Afghanistan, exploring NATO's evolution in the 1990's and blending NATO's transformation from a reactive defense organization into a pro-active risk manager with the ethic of liberalism. This program is free and open to the public.

Evening in the Garden:Caroline Ferriday's Stage at Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden-Bethlehem


9 Main St. North, Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: 203-266-7596.

On Thursday, July 14, 2011 from 6:30PM to 8PM the Connecticut Landmarks' Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden will present Evening in the Garden: Caroline Ferriday's Stage.  Discover Caroline Ferriday's passions for the theater, gardening and good works.  Presented by Melora Mennesson and Alistair Highet of the Bethlehem based acting company, The Actor's Nucleus, present a short program of readings and reflections on her life.  Wine and light  refreshments will be served.  Admission is $25 per person.  $20  for CTL members and $15 for Landmarks Society and CTL Garden Members.  Registration required,  Call to register.

Wine Tasting Fund Raiser for Little Britches Therapeutic Riding at Miranda Vineyard - Goshen


42 Ives Road, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 203-223-4261.

On Friday, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Music, Appetizers, Desser & Wine. Silent Auc tion. Come and have a gret time.  Music by: The Groove Unplugged".  Tickets: $30.  Seating is limited. Call, email or visit the website.

Philly LoPresti at Summer Concert Series at CityCenter Danbury


Ives St., On The Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

On Friday, Philly LoPresti Concerts are complimentary, with a suggested donation of $2/person and $5/family.  Bring a chair(or rent one of ours) and a picnic and enjoy the show! Opening acts begin at 7:00pm, main acts take the stage at 8:00pm.

Yale Chamber Music Festival at Norfolk Features An Evening of Schubert


Rtes. 44 and 272, Norfolk, CT 06058. Phone: 860-542-3000.

On Friday, July 15, 2011 at 8PM the Yale Music Festival Friday and Saturday Series continues at Norfolk.  Featuring an Evening of Schubert with featured artists Syoko Aki, violin; Peter Schuhmayer, violin; Herbert Kefer, viola; Othmar Muller, cello, Donald Palma, double bass; Boris Beman, piano and Peter Frankl, piano.  Music by Franz Schubert, Sonatina in D Major for Violin and Piano, Sonata in C Major, Grand Duo and Quintet for Piano and Strings, Trout.  Check the website for further information.

Connecticut Ballet's 30th Anniversary Summer Dance Caravan heads to Litchfield County - White Memorial - Litchfield


71 Whitehall Rd.,Off Rte. 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-293-1039.

Connecticut Ballet's 30th Anniversary Summer Dance Caravan heads to Litchfield County on Saturday, July 16 with a free performance at White Memorial Foundation, just off Rt. 202 in Litchfield, at 5:00pm. The performance is part of the professional company's 30th anniversary celebration and includes dates in virtually every corner of the state. The public is invited to come early and picnic on the beautiful grounds of White Memorial Foundation before or after the show. Nutmeg Ballet students will
open the performance at 5:00pm followed by Connecticut Ballet in a program of exciting classical, dramatic, and contemporary ballets. Artistic Director Brett Raphael will emcee the program. A complimentary yoga class with Charym Yoga Center instructors will be held at 3:30-4:30pm in the Activity Field. Simultaneously, a complimentary ballroom class by master instructor John Vitti will be held on the performance stage. Interested participants may bring a yoga mat and/or ballroom shoes to participate in these opportunities. No prior experience is necessary and children are welcome with supervision. Litchfield Hills Wine Market will provide a complimentary wine tasting throughout the afternoon and evening and local vendors will have box dinners, snacks and beverages available for purchase. Local event sponsors are Union Savings Bank, and the Litchfield office of Waddell & Reed. Local
business sponsors include Charym Yoga, Litchfield Hills Wine Market, Nutmeg Ballet, and Litchfield Area Business Association (LABA).Performance raindate: Sunday, July 17 at 5:00pm. For further info, visit