WHAT WAS I THINKING? Opening Reception - Paintings & Drawings by Geoffrey Moss

04/19/2008 to 04/19/2008

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

Opening Reception: 3:00 to 5:00 PM Geoffrey Moss' works have been featured in major exhibitions in New York, Washington, Paris and other locations over an artistic career spanning more than three decades. The show will include multiple drawings and paintings on one view POOLSIDE conceptualized during the time following 9/11 when Moss was grieving the loss of two friends killed in the attacks. Geoffrey Moss describes himself as ?an American painter passionately involved with drawing? and explains that, ?like my other series, POOLSIDE will remain a work in progress.? As a political conceptualist, Moss has received two Pulitzer Prize nominations for his drawings, the first for a series on the Watergate scandal and the second for his perspectives on the tragedy and aftermath of September 11, 2001.

Make Your Own Drum! - Washington

04/19/2008 to 04/19/2008

Institute For American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road, Washington, 06793.

Join Terri Delahanty ,Creeon Saturday, April 19, 2008 from 11:00am to 4:00pm as she shares the importance of the drum in Native American culture and guides participants in making their own 13-inch, single-face, elk hide drum.

Cost: $150 / $125 IAIS Members; Registration and a $50 non-refundable deposit required by April 7, 2008. Fee includes all supplies. CT Educators may earn 0.5 CEU�s

A Free Program about The Flower Garden and Spring Readiness at The Coe Memorial Park Community Center

04/19/2008 to 04/19/2008

Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-489-2274.

On Saturday 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Horticulturist Gwenythe b. Harvey, Manager of The Garden Goddess, LLC. will present a program about The Flower Garden and Spring Readiness at The Coe Memorial Park Community Center. Topics will include, Division, Deadheading, ridding the Garden of weeds, and Pest and Disease watch. Slide show will incorporate some of Gwenythe's Gardens and Blueprints, and examples of Gardens she toured in England and Scotland. 15 minute break for snacks and tea, and then a Tour of the Spring Bulb Display at Coe Memorial Park. Web Site http://www.coeparkgardens.com For additional please contact Dept. of Parks and Recreation, 860-489-2274 or contact Ms. Harvey by e-mail webmaster@gardengoddess.net or http://www.gardengoddess.net

TWO DAY RIDING AND JUMPING CLINIC BY JOE FARGIS

04/19/2008 to 04/20/2008

Far Meadow Farm, 31 East Street, Rte, 61, Morris, 06763. Phone: 860-567-9850.

Olympian, Joe Fargis will offer a two day riding and jumping clinic on April 19-20, 2008 in the Far Meadow Farm indoor arenaDay one will focus on flat work and gymnastics. On day two, riders will work on course jumping. Riders must sign up for both days. The cost is $425 for both days. Ample audit space is available in our heated viewing lounge with a sound system broadcasting the action in the arena. Audit tickets are $45 for both days. This is the ONLY CLINIC BEING OFFERED BY JOE THIS SEASON IN THE NORTHEAST. Call early for reservations. Space is limited.

Golden Dragon Acrobats

04/19/2008 to 04/19/2008

68 Main Street, Torrington, 06790. Phone: (860) 489-7180. Fax: (860) 482-4076.

For more than 27 centuries, Chinese acrobats have been thrilling audiences, making it the �longest running� folk art form in history. The Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats mix award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes and ancient and contemporary theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. Performance Schedule: Saturday April 19 | 7pm Ticket Prices: $29.50, $27.50, $22.50

Brookfield Historical Society Hosts Lecture on Historic Ironworks District

04/20/2008 to 04/20/2008

Intersection of Routes 25 and 133, Brookfield, 06805. Phone: (203) 740-8140.

On Sunday April 20th, 2008 at the Brookfield Library, 182 Whisconier Road (Route 25), in Brookfield Center, historian and author William Devlin will give a visual presentation on Brookfield's famed Ironworks District which was once the industrial center of the community. The lecture will begin at 2 P.M. Admission is free and complimentary refreshment will be served.

Golden Dragon Acrobats

04/20/2008 to 04/20/2008

Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-5795.

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. A great show for the whole family! There is a special price of $20 for children (12 and under)and seniors. For the discounted rate please call the box office at (203) 438-5795. Show time 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Ticket Price: $25.00 There is a special price of $20 for children (12 and under)and seniors. For the discounted rate please call the box office.

The Beautiful Baguette - Cooking Class for kids 10+ at the Silo Cooking School

04/20/2008 to 04/20/2008

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

Young Chefs Bread Workshop with Anne Gallagher Learn to mix, knead, and shape loaves and discover the baker?s secret to identifying his bread. We?ll make braided, peasant, whole wheat pita and multi-grain breads and more! 11am to 2pm. $55 per person; Ages 10+. Call Cooking School Director Mary Kravec to register or register online.

Lecture on Brookfield's Ironworks District

04/20/2008 to 04/20/2008

Intersection of Routes 25 and 133, Brookfield, 06805. Phone: (203) 740-8140.

On Sunday April 20th, 2008 at the Brookfield Library, 182 Whisconier Road (Route 25), in Brookfield Center, historian and author William Devlin will give a visual presentation on Brookfield's famed Ironworks District which was once the industrial center of the community. The lecture will begin at 2 P.M. Admission is free and complimentary refreshment will be served.

Earth Day and The Lorax!

04/20/2008 to 04/20/2008

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

Celebrate Earth Day with a special showing of Dr. Seuss. The Lorax and learn how you too can make a difference in caring for the environment. Film length: 52 minutes.

Sunday, April 20, 2008 at 2:00pm. Included in regular museum admission.

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Don?t forget to stop by IAIS table at the Town of Washington's Earth Day event in Bryant Plaza.