Invasive Plant Species Workshop -Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust - Woodbury


5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3711 X10.

On Thursday, 7 p.m. at Flanders Whittemore Sanctuary.  Cost is $12 members $15 members to be.  Registration is necessary due to limited space.  Visit the website for more information.

New Milford Historical Society Lecture: The War of 1812: Connecticut and It's People


6 Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-354-3069.

On Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 6:30PM at the New Milford Historical Society Betty Odenwald, President of Conecticut Society, US Daughters of 1812 will lecture on The War of 1812: Connecticut and It's People.  Call for further information.

Hunt Hill Farm Trust Hosts Jazz on the Lawn--New Milford


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

On Friday, July 13, 2012--7PM  at Hunt Hill Farm Trust--The Silo presents The Candlewood Brass Quintet  who will be playing ragtime, jazz and more.  Bring a picnic snack, blanket or lawn chairs.  Gates open at 6PM.  Tickets are $15 per person, $5 students, Chairs will be available.  You can purchase your tickets online or call.  To benefit Hunt Hill Farm Trust's community programs.

Zombie Town at The Wake Robin Inn


106 Sharon Rd.,, Lakeville, CT Phone: 860-364-SHOW (7469) X. 200 .

Zombie Town, Friday July 13th, 2012 at 8pm at The Wake Robin Inn.  Book by Zombie Town, a hilarious new play by San Francisco-based playwright Tim Bauer, will come to life as a staged reading. Contact: (NOT Wake Robin) $10 tickets (cash or check) at the door! (With further donations happily accepted!!) A cash bar will also be present! Warning: Adult Content and Language! PG-15 No advanced sales or reservations! Limited Seating. Tickets become available at 7pm on Friday the 13th at The Front door of The Wake Robin, so get there early! Fun evening, fun and affordable theater, great cause! Don't miss the invasion! Final Performances. ALL Proceeds to benefit two non-profit arts organizations that help cultivate the creative minds of children: 1.) Tri-Arts at the Sharon Playhouse, Sharon CT. 2.) TADA! Youth Theater, New York, NY

TheatreWorks Stage 2 Presents GODSPELL

07/13/2012 to 07/14/2012

5 Brookside Dr., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-350-6863.

TheatreWorks New Milford Stage 2 program is proud to present GODSPELL for two nights only on Friday and Saturday July 13 and 14 at 8:00pm.  Tickets are only $15 and we also welcome senior citizens to attend our dress rehearsal FREE OF CHARGE on Thursday July 12. You can order your tickets online at Godspell Tickets.  If you have any trouble, please call the theatre and leave a message at 860-350-6863.  TheatreWorks is located at 5 Brookside Avenue, New Milford, CT.  Please note: Parking is located on Elm Street behind the theatre. Conceived and originally directed by John Michael Tebelak, with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, GODSPELL is one of the biggest off-Broadway and Broadway successes of all time. Based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew, and featuring Schwartz's sparkling score, GODSPELL boasts a string of well-loved songs, led by the international hit, "Day By Day." As the cast performs "Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord," "Learn Your Lessons Well," "All for the Best," "All Good Gifts," "Turn Back, O Man," and "By My Side," the parables of Jesus Christ are brought beautifully to life.

Naugatuck Historical Society Museum Offers Summer Craft Series


195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-729-9039.

July 20, 11am – Tree Walk and Rub, weather permitting we will take a walk discovering the different trees in town and visit our own Charter Oak. Colette’s Summer Craft Series kicks off with Let’s Do Magic. Each week a new activity and theme will be introduced allowing children and families to explore a variety of crafts and projects, each week is an individual program, so sign up for one or all 5. The cost of the program is $2 a week per child, sign up for all five and save $2. Call to register.

Danbury Summer Concert Series--Scott Elliot Power Trio/Skanktones


Bandshell/Danbury Green, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-792-1711.

Festivities on the Danbury Green begin at 7:00 p.m. with headliners taking the stage at 8:00 p.m. For additional information,

ArtZfest Festival -- Thomaston

07/13/2012 to 07/15/2012

Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787.

The Arts and Culture Roundtable in Thomaston will host the First Annual ArtZfest scheduled in various venues throughout Thomaston for the weekend of July 13, 14, and 15, 2012.  Artists and artisans will set-up in Seth Thomas Park and along Main Street to display their works.  All work will be 100% handcrafted by the artist/artisan.  Footloose will be opening at the Thomaston Opera House that weekend and fluteman Joseph FireCrow will be performing on Saturday.  Friday evening there will be a Battle of the Bands.  Check the website for further information.

ArtZFest in Thomaston

07/13/2012 to 07/15/2012

135 South Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: 860-294-1156.

The Phoenix Rising Center in Thomaston will sponsor ArtZFest, an all-arts festival from July 13 -15, 2012 from 6:30 to 8 PM at the Center on South Main Street.  Check the website for further information.

Book of Ecclesiastes — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

07/13/2012 to 07/15/2012

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3063.

Rabbi Rami Shapiro will lead the retreat. He will work from the original Hebrew and his own translation of “Ecclesiastes”. Fee: $190 (shared room, hall bath), $230 (private, hall bath), $260 (private or shared room with bath), $160 (commuter). Non-refundable deposit: $50.