The Silo - We're Cooking - Moroccan Magic

10/06/2013

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

Moroccan Magic Sun., October 6, 11:30 a.m. Discover the rich flavors, aromas and colors of Moroccan cuisine.

The Silo Cooking School Moroccan Magic

10/06/2013

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

11:30 to 2:30 p.m.With Chef Amanda Cushman. You'll discover the rich flavors, aromas and colors of Moroccan cuisine.

Newtown Historical Society Program: Annual Children's Day at the Little Red Schoolhouse--Newtown

10/06/2013

25 Main St., Newtown, CT 06470. Phone: 203-426-4533.

On Sunday, Oct 6, 2013  the Annual "Children's Day" at The Little Red School House from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the Little Red School House. Come make a hornbook, attend class and participate in recess activities.  The school house is located on the grounds of Middle Gate School.  Class will be held promptly at 12:30, rain or shine, but outside activities will be weather permitting.  There is a $2 materials fee and registration is required by e-mailing bkwilsonhistory@yahoo.com.

Annual Children's Day at The Little Red School House--Newtown

10/06/2013

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

On Sunday,  the Annual "Children's Day" at The Little Red School House from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the Little Red School House at Middle Gate School.  Join us for this annual event.  You can make a hornbook, attend class and participate in recess activities.  The school house is located on the grounds of Middle Gate School.  Class will be held promptly at 12:30, rain or shine, but outside activities will be weather permitting.

Brookfield Museum and Historical Society Program: American Military Forum-Civil War, 1863 in Review

10/07/2013

165 Whilconier Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-740-8140.

On Monday, October 7,2013  aat 7:30PM at the Brookfield Museum & Historical Society a program: American Military Forum - Civil War, 1863 in review...will be offered. Pete Cronin will speak about the Civil War in depth.   Refreshments will be served. 

Area Land Trusts Host "Invasive Plant" Program Featuring Logan Senack--Jeffrey S. Ward, PH,D. --Litchfield

10/10/2013

421 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8302.

On Thursday, October 10, 2013  from 7 to 9PM four area Land Trusts will host a program on invasive plants in the area.  Speakers are Logan Senack, CT Invasive Plant Coordinator at UCONN and Jeffrey S. Ward, Ph. D., Chief Scientists, Department of Forestry & Horticulture at the CT Agricultural Experiment Station. The program is free and open to the public and will be held at the Litchfield Community Center in Litchfield on Route 202.  Bring an invasive cutting from home for identification!  Litchfield Land Trust, Morris Land Trust, Goshen Land Trust and Cornwall Conservation Trust are hosting this program.  Refreshments.  

Aldrich Contemporary Art MuseumProgram: PortfolioTalk--Ridgefield

10/10/2013

258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-4519.

Portfolio TalkThursday, October 10 · 5:30 pm to 7 pm at the Aldrich Museum.  FREE. High school students are invited to hear a top art school admissions director share tips and suggestions on how to polish up your portfolios for admission to art school. Learn what to do and what not to do, and get answers to your important questions. Teachers, if you would like to bring a group of ten students or more, please let us know in advance. Parents of aspiring artists are welcome. The Portfolio Days series of events is designed to provide support, guidance, and resources to young artists preparing to apply to art school or considering applying. The series consists of three opportunities: Portfolio Talk on October 10, Portfolio Review Day on October 21, and a by-appointment-only open studio for students to document their work using the Museum's lights, camera, and white walls.

Oliver Wolcott Library Program: From Slavery to the White House--Live Theatrical Performance by Stephanie Jackson--Litchfield

10/10/2013

160 South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-8030.

On Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 7PM to 8PM at the Oliver Wolcott Library Stephanie Jackson will give a live theatrical performance:  They call me Lizzy....from Slavery to the White House.  This is a moving tale of Elizabeth Lizzy Keckly.  Born into slavery in 1818.  After purchasing her freedom she made her way to Washington DC where her dressmaking skills and entrepreneurial savvy brought her to the attention of many political families.  Space is limited. Registration is required.

Imagine Nation Museum - Daisy II Happy Birthday and Kickoff our Kiss-A-Pig Fundraiser - Bristol

10/11/2013

1 Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-314-1400.

On Friday October 11th come celebrate with us from 4-5pm as we wish the world famous potbellied pig Daisy II Happy Birthday and Kickoff our Kiss-A-Pig Fundraiser !The  Kiss-A-Pig Contest is a unique fundraising campaign that supports the museum.  Four enthusiastic professionals in the community will volunteer to support the Museum by soliciting votes, in the form of monetary donations, in an effort to raise funds for the museum's educational programming and hands-on exhibits. The candidate who raises the most money earns the chance to pucker up to Daisy II the Pig during the museum's First Friday Family Festival-The Grinch on Friday, December 6th at 5:00pm at the Museum.

5th Annual Terryville Lions Club County Camp Out

10/11/2013 to 10/14/2013

Terryville Fairgrounds, Scott Rd. (off Rte. 6, Terryville, CT 06786. Phone: 860-589-4893.

Come to the gateway of the beautiful Litchfield Hills in Terryville, Connecticut and experience a fun weekend of family camping and entertainment for the Columbus Day weekend at a minimal expense. The Terryville Lions Club has 50 acres of spacious hilltop fields which will be ablaze in color. The weekend will include entertainment and activities that appeal to all ages. All proceeds from the event will be used to support a variety of Lions Charities including Fidelco Guide Dogs, services for sight or hearing impaired individuals and scholarships. Camping amenities include: water and electric hook-up, hot showers and large public restroom, food canteen, and dump station. Water and electricity are available on a first come, first serve basis. Pets are welcomed provided they are up to date on vaccinations and are leashed at all times. Four Days of camping only $60. Visit info@terryvillelions.org.