Annual “Children’s Day” at the Little Red School House Newtown Historical Society


7 Cold Spring Road, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

Annual "Children's Day" at the Little Red School House. 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. Classes will be held rain or shine, but outside activities will be weather permitting. 10:30 - 12:30.

Annual Open House at the Second Company Governor's Horse Guard


4 Wildlife Drive, Newtown, CT Phone: (203) 426-9046.

The Open House is a unique opportunity for visitors to learn about 2GHG, meet the horses and to see them perform.  There will be riding demonstrations, games and historical presentations for children and adults.

Annual Gold Classic to Benefit Easter Seals--Waterbury


418 Heritage Village Court, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-754-5141 Ext. 243.

On Monday, September 19, 2011 the annual Golf Classic to benefit Easter Seals will be held at the Heritage Village Country Club in Southbury.  The $200 entry covers 18 holes of golf, green fees, cart, continential breakfast, lunch, dinner, and prizes for both men and women.  Tee off time 11AM.  Proceeds benefit Easter Seals programs and services for infants, children and adults with disabilities throughout greater Waterbury, central and northwestern Connecticut.  To register call 203-754-5141 Ext. 243.

Recital and reception to celebrate ‘Mad Dances’ AT WCSU


181 White St, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 837-8350.

Mad Dances: American Music for Saxophone and Piano," the Western Connecticut State University department of music will host a recital and reception at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus. The event will be free and the public is invited. Donations are accepted and all proceeds will go to benefit WCSU music scholarships.

'Fundraising Frenzy Tag Sale The Danbury Museum & Historical Society

09/23/2011 to 09/24/2011

43 Main Street, Danbury, CT Phone: (203) 743-5200.

The two-day tag sale fundraiser will held in Huntington Hall on Friday, September 23 and 24th from 8am to 4pm. There will be an early bird admission fee of $10 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Friday the 23rd. Free admission to the general public both days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

South Pacific Presented at the Palace Theater--Waterbury

09/23/2011 to 09/25/2011

100 East Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-346-2000.

Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific will be the feature play at the Palace Theater on September 23 at 8PM, Sept. 24 at 2PM and 8PM and September 25 at 1PM.  Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices.  Tickets:  $70, $60, $50.  Check the website for further information.

Exploring Catholic Culture: An Imaginative Word

09/23/2011 to 09/24/2011

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

Explore the idea that Christianity will only come alive in people’s minds and hearts if it transforms how we see the world and each other. Presenter: Timothy Radcliffe, OP. Program co-sponsored by the Center for Catholic Studies at Fairfield University. Fee: $30 Friday evening with dinner; $90 Saturday only with meals; $130 shared room; $150 private room; $165 private room with bath; $105 commuter. (Non-refundable deposit: $50) Scholarships available. For more information, call Wisdom House at 860-567-3163 or visit


Gunn Junion Library Hosts an Introduction to Violin and Cello--Suzuki Method


Wykeham Rd., Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-2310.

On Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 1PM the Gunn Junior Library will host an introduction to the violin and cello with musician and Suzuki music teacher Katie D'Angelo.  Children  3 and older will have the opportunity to engage in a musical petty zoo, getting hands-on time with a variety of stringed instruments. Program is free and open to everyone.  Call to sign up and reserve your space.

Burdick Road Orchard Hosts Apples and Art Show

09/24/2011 to 09/25/2011

250 Town Hill Road, New Hartford, CT 06057. Phone: 860-738-2207.

Apples and Art show featuring Jeff Coan, woodworker, at Burdick Road Orchard will take place from 10-4PM on September 24 and 25, 2011.  Admission and parking is free.  Meet the artist and learn how he turns and laminates native hardwoods into functional objects that delight the eye.  Lamps, cutting boards and other useful art on display and sale.  Apples, cider, handmade pies and baked goods, preserves, honey, mums, and crafts for sale at the orchard.  Open 8AM to dusk.

Chaparrals at New England Carosuel Museum - Bristol


95 Riverside Ave., Rte. 72, from exit I-84E, take exit 31 (Rt. 229 West St) to Rte. 72, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-585-5411.

The Chaparrals are back!  The Chaparrals, are back this fall on Saturdays, September 24th, October 29th, and November 19th from 7pm-11pm to "Country Rock" the night away! Admission is $12 per person. Singles, Couples, and reserved tables of 8 welcome! Walk-Ins also welcome, space permitting. BYOB; Snacks & Set-Ups Available for sale. Doors open at 6:30pm.