Gunn Memorial Museum - World War One Quilt Presentation by Quilt historian and lecturer, Sue Reich

09/07/2014

5 Wykeham Road, Rte. 47 , Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-7756 .

"The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month: WWI Quilts", on Sunday, September 7 a 1:00 pm in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington, Connecticut. Sue Reich's presentation will include a look at the background of quilts through the 1910s with emphasis of quilt making during the World War I years and a trunk show of quilts from the era. Sue is the author of several books on quilts and she will be discussing and conducting pre-sales for her new book, World War I Quilts.

The exhibit, Over There: Washington and The Great War, which features several of Sue's WWI quilts, will be open for viewing in the Gunn Museum from 12am-4pm, the day of this lecture. The exhibit shares the story of Washington Connecticut’s contribution to WWI. The exhibit and associated programs are supported in part by a grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation. Admission to the lecture and exhibit is free. Call the Museum at 860-868-7756 or view www.gunnlibrary.org for more information.

 

New Morning Market Program: Walking with Ease and Power--Woodbury

09/07/2014

129 Main St.North, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Sunday  from 2-4PM join Byron Eddy LMT, CMI for a program on Walking with Ease and Power.  Walking is a learned behavior and is not part of our autonomic nervous system.  Using the functional pathways of CMI, we can become aware of and change in a positive way our habitual patterns and come out better possibly avoiding hip, knee and back trouble. Dress in comfortable clothing and be prepared to move.  Bring a yoga mat or large bath towel. 

New Morning Market Program: Introduction to Core Movement Integration--Woodbury

09/07/2014

129 Main St.North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 4:30PM to 5:30PM a program by Byron Eddy, Blackbelt entitled:  Introduction to Core Movement Integration.  Learn  easy, interesting and engaging movements which do everything you need.  Get upright, not uptight with Dellagrotte Core Movement Integration.  CMI is a method of improving body functioning by releasing and reorganizing movement pathways through the body's pelvic-spinal core.Tickets: $5. 

Mclaughlin Vineyards The Griffen Anthony Trio

09/07/2014

14 Albert's Hill Rd., Sandy Hook, CT Phone: 203-426-1533.

1-4pm. Music & Wine Tasting $15pp/$18@door Reservations CALL 203-426-1533.

Institute of American Indian Studies - Artifact Identification Day

09/07/2014

38 Curtis Rd., Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-0518.

On Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. Discover the history behind your collections Join the conversation as Director of Research & Collections, Lucianne Lavin, Ph.D.,identifies and provides interesting commentary about your local stone objects and Native American cultural items. While we can't appraise or speculate about the value of an object, we can certainly talk about the who, what, when, where and how of your mystery items! Limit of 12 artifacts per person please. Fee: Included in regular museum admission of: $8 Adults; $6 Seniors; $5 Children; IAIS Members Free.

Cornwall Historical Society - Major General John Sedgwick: Walking Tour

09/07/2014

Sedgwick Monument, corner of Route 43 and Hautboy Hill Road, Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-0505.

On  Sunday, Sedgwick Monument, corner of Route 43 and Hautboy Hill Road 2 - 3:30 p.m. Join us for a special tour of Cornwall Hollow, home of Major General John Sedgwick, led by David A. Ward of Civil War Tours. Sedgwick, known affectionately by his men as “Uncle John,” was the highest ranking Union casualty of the Civil War. The tour will begin with Sedgwick’s birthplace, then move on to the home he planned to retire to, the massive monument erected to his memory, and finally ending at his grave. Refreshments will be served. Free, donations welcome.

 

WCSU - Visiting Artist Lecture

09/08/2014

43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06811.

Illustrator Zina Saunders will discuss her work at 11 a.m. in Room 144 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The event will be free and open to the public, and it will be presented as part of the university's Master of Fine Arts slide lecture series. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp. 

The Henderson Cultural Center at Hunt Hill Farm - The Silo - Meatless Monday with Che Anne Gallagher

09/08/2014

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

Monday, September 8 MEATLESS MONDAYS, With Chef Anne Gallagher. Visit the website for more information

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Spiritual Drumming

09/09/2014

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

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Learn and play drum rhythms as part of a sacred circle; drum with intentionality and create community. Bring your own drum if you have one. A few drums and many rhythm instruments will be available.  Facilitator: Susan Strand. Registration: Email sstrand@snet.net. Fee: $10

 

New Morning Market Program: Stress Less With Nutrition--Woodbury

09/10/2014

129 Main St.North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 5:30PM Alison Birks MS, CNS will hold a program:  Stress Less with Nutrition.  Learn how to manage your stress and eat more mindfully with class.  A discussion re eating strategies, dietary supplements and herbal remedies for a more peaceful outlook on life and better sleep will be held.  Tickets: $5.