Nature at Night at The Pratt Center - New Milford

04/21/2012

163 Papermill Road, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-3137.

On Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Ages 6 - 14. Explore the sights and sounds of nature after the sun goes down. As our senses adjust to dakness, we will explore the sights and sounds of the farmyard, meadows, pond and river.  Call for further information or check the website.

ENCOUNTERS OF THE WILD KIND AT THE ANSONIA NATURE CENTER

04/21/2012

Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: (203) 736-1053.

2:00 p.m., Ranger Stefanie will pre­sent a review of the life of a wildlife .v rehabilitator in the spring of each year. Potential Connecticut wildlife rehabbers are most welcome to attend. Find out what you need to do to become a Connecticut wildlife rehabilitator, the training that is required, and the daily work preparing formulas, maintaining feeding schedules, and treating injuries and other problems, and how being able to re­lease a bird or animal back into the wild makes the effort worthwhile! Please call 203-736-1053 to register for this free program.

EARLY BIRDING AT THE ANSONIA NATURE CENTER

04/21/2012

Deerfield Rd, Ansonia, CT Phone: (203) 736-1053.

8:00 a.m., Maria Stockmal, past president of the New Haven Bird Club, will lead a spring bird walk at the Ansonia Nature Center. Join her for this trail walk through the woodlands, fields, and wetlands in search of interesting beautiful Neotropical birds returning from their winter homes. Also, look for our resident nesting birds. Bring binoculars and dress for walking through woodlands and fields. Meet in the Nature Center parking lot. Please call Maria at 203-488-3876 or the Nature Center at 203-736-1053 to register for this free program.

21st Annual James Hennessey, Sr. Memorial Fishing Derby - Naugatuck

04/21/2012

1 Mill Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203-720-7071.

8 a.m. to noon. at Baummer Pond.  Any child between the Ages of 1 and 16 is welcome to participate.  Prizes will be awarded.  Also, hot dogs, hamburgers, soda, coffee, and hot chocolate will be available. Sponsored by:  AFSCME Locat 1303012 and The Naugatuck Park and Recreation Department.  Call for more information.

Chaparrals at New England Carousel Museum - Bristo

04/21/2012

95 Riverside Ave., Rte. 72, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860 585-5411.

Saturday April 21st, The Carousel Museum welcomes the locally renowned "Chaparrals" for your listening and dancing pleasure. Come enjoy the ambiance of our museum along with the best in Country Western and Soft Rock while dancing on our recently refinished large dance floor. This is a BYOB event. Snacks and setups will be available for purchase. Singles are welcome. Tickets are $12 per person at the door. Make your reservations for tables of 8 or for more information call the museum at 860-585-5411. Doors will open at 6:30 Saturday evening. The Chaparrals will entertain from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

Barkhamsted Historical Society Program: Walking Tour of Pleasant Valley Led By Paul Hart

04/21/2012

Main Street, Barkhamsted, CT 06063. Phone: 860-738-2456.

"ON  April 21st 10 AM a "Walking Tour of Pleasant Valley" led by Paul Hart. Join us for a walking tour hosted by the Barkhamsted Historical Society,starting at the Riverside Cemetery next to the Methodist Church.We will cover some of the highlights of Pleasant Valley's history concentrating on the area from the cemetery to the bridge.The walk will be less than a mile in total.Tour limited
to 25,donation$5.Call Paul at 860 379-1861 for more info or to purchase tickets.

History on the Go! Sharon Historical Society

04/21/2012

18 Main St., Sharon, CT Phone: 860-364-5688.

Richard L. Carley, "Our Neighbors, Sharon Mountain," a tour featuring a visit to the various locations noted in Mr. Carley's book, Growing up on the Farm: A Sharon Mountain Story. This tour will begin with a short talk by Mr. Carley. Cost is $15/person per tour, $40/person for all three! Reservations are necessary and tickets are limited to 30 people per tour. To reserve your spot, e-mail sharonhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com or call 860-364-5688.

18th Earth Day Celebration in Woodbury

04/21/2012

Hollow Park, Woodbury, CT

10:00 am to 4:00 Pm. Host to more than 100 environmentalists, purveyors of natural and organic products, health practitioners, and non-profit organizations, who shared their products and services with thousands of attendees.  The celebration has always been one of the largest free events in Connecticut of its kind.

Palace Theater Presents Charie Daniels Band Concert Rescheduled--Waterbury

04/21/2012

100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-755-4700.

The Palace Theater's presentation of The Charlie Daniels Band which was postponed in October due to the untimely death of the band's keyboardist, Joel 'Taz' DiGregorio, has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 21, at 8pm. Tickets for the new date can be purchased by phone at 203-346-2000, online at www.palacetheaterct.org <http://www.palacetheaterct.org/> , or in person at the box office, 100 East Main Street in Waterbury.   In addition to the concert, the Palace's Motorcycle Ride fundraiser and pre-show festival, which were also scheduled to take place on October 15 and canceled out of respect for the band, have been rescheduled for April 21. The Motorcycle Ride will take place from 1:00pm-4:00pm, and the pre-show activities, which will feature live entertainment and various vendors, will begin at 4:00pm. Check the website for further information.

Earth Day Rain Garden at Audubon Sharon

04/22/2012

325 Cornwall Bridge Rd, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: (860) 364-0520.

On Saturday, 2 p.m. Rain Gardens - Every Drop of Water Counts presented by Ron Aakjar.  Admission is free. For more information or to pre-register, please contact theAudubon Center at 860-364-0520.