Film Festival

02/21/2009 to 02/22/2009

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

Hear the voices of numerous Native Americans who were taken away from their parents as children and forced into government run boarding schools. Ordered to learn English and conform to the Euro-American way of life, these children were stripped of their language, culture and identity. In �Our Spirits Don�t Speak English: Indian Boarding School� the dark history of U.S. Government policy to eradicate Native American culture is uncovered.

2:00pm show time. Film length: 90 minutes. Fee: Included in regular museum admission.

Ski Sundown--Friends and Family Fun Fest

02/22/2009 to 02/22/2009

Ratlum Rd., off Rt. 44 and Rt. 219, New Hartford, 06057. Phone: 860-379-SNOW.

On Sunday, February 22,2009 from 12 Noon to 2PM Ski Sundown invites mom, dad, brother, sister, cousin, best friend, girl friend or boyfriend to join the Family Fun Fest. Teams of 4 sign up for our tug 'o war in the base area; teams of 2 compete in a dual slalom on our NASTAR race course. No fee to enter. All you need is a lift ticket to run the race course. WEBE 108 will be on the deck with music and more games and prizes.

Sunday's Tea, Talk and Music at Battell Chapel - Norfolk Village Green

02/22/2009 to 02/22/2009

Rte. 44 & Rte. 272, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 860-542-5721.

At 3 p.m. Tom McGowan will show slides of Norfolk houses, as part of his architectural talk. Liz Allyn and friends will provide the music, and you can enjoy homemade desserts, tea and coffee. Tickets in advance for only $10., at the Norfolk Corner Store or at Church of Christ, Norfolk, or at the door for $15. Call for more information.

American Architecture Program presented by Thomas McGowan

02/22/2009 to 02/22/2009

Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Village Green, Norfolk, 06058. Phone: 860-542-5721.

On Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 3PM at The Chapel on The Green in Norfolk join a program presented by Thomas McGowan on American Architectural styles and their representation in Norfolk, CT. Enjoy live music with Liz Allyn and friends plus coffee, tea and homemade desserts. The program will feature Victorian, Second Empire, Italianate, Romanesque, Gothic and other styles. Ticket: $10 in advance or $15 at the door with all proceeds benefiting the Church of Christ Congregational Norfolk. Call for further information and tickets.

14th Annual Polar Bear Open-Burlington Golf Center

02/22/2009 to 02/22/2009

522 Spielman Highway/Route 4, Burlington, 06013. Phone: 860-675-7320.

On Sunday, February 22, 2009 beginning at 10AM and running through mid-afternoon the 14th Annual Polar Bear Golf Open will take place at the Burlington Golf Center. The nine-hole event with holes ranging from 150 to 250 yards is the idea of Chet Dunlop, CT PGA nationally recognized golf coach and Director of The New England School of Golf. Each loop brings the players back to the Pro Shop for free mugs of hot mulled cider and from the Hogan Cider Mill. A full field of men, women, and junior divisions vie for first, second and third place prizes. Players warm themselves by the wood-burning stove. Participants must register in advance. Entry fee $25 per player. Call for further information.

Artifact Identification Day

02/22/2009 to 02/22/2009

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

Discover the mystery behind your collections! Visitors, members and friends are invited to bring their stone artifacts and Native American cultural items for identification by renowned archaeologist and Director of Research and Collections Dr. Lucianne Lavin.

Hours: 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Limit 12 per person please. Fee: Included in regular museum admission; IAIS Members free

Art History Lecture Series: Three Sessions!

02/25/2009 to 02/25/2009

Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, 06702. Phone: (203) 753-0381. Fax: (203) 756-6283.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 - 1:00-2:00pm Explore 19th Century American art and the role it played in forging our national identity in a three-session series presented by museum curator Cynthia Roznoy, Ph.D.

Session One: The Politics of Everyday: Rural Life Art and literature depicted 19th century American country life as an innocent age, but did it bear any resemblance to the reality of rural life?

Admission is $5 per session for members and $10 for non-members.

Studio 59 --Music of the Moment-Winter Light Violin Concert

02/27/2009 to 02/28/2009

59 Barber Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-6801.

On Friday, February 27, 2009 and Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 7:30 Studio 59 presents Peter Ferreira, a critically acclaimed concert violinist, recording artist and author. Timothy Alexandre Wallace, piano. Tickets: $30. Call for reservations and further information.

Teens Cook Classics at Hunt Hill Farm's Silo Cooking School

02/27/2009 to 02/27/2009

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

Teens Cook Classics! From 4 to 7 p.m. for Ages 13-18. Silo Cooking School Director Chef Mary Kravec teaches teens classic dishes from around the world. This month: Grandma�s Tomato Soup, Cheddar Biscuits, Old Fashioned Meatloaf, Double Stuffed Potatoes, Green Bean Almondine, Red Velvet Cupcakes Cream Cheese Frosting. Students participate fully. $60 per person. To register call or go to our website. Contact Mary Kravec for more information.

Studio 59 --Music of the Moment-Winter Light Piano Concert

02/27/2009 to 02/28/2009

59 Barber Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-482-6801.

On Friday, February 27, 2009 at Studio 59, Torrington a concert: Music of the Moment-Winter Light will be performed by Timothy Alexandre Wallace, piano. On Saturday, February 28, 2009 Peter Ferreira, violin will perform with Timothy Alexandre Wallace. Tickets: $30. Call for reservations and further information.