New Morning Market Program: Herbs for Lovers--Woodbury

02/11/2015

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

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015 from 5:30 to 6:30PM Alison Birks, MS, CNS. will present a program:  Herbs for Lovers.  Learn about herbs that are traditionally used as aphrodisiacs, sip some Love Tea and discover how foods and herbs can spice up your love life!  Ticket: $5.

Litchfield Historical Society Museum - American Girl Mystery Club: Part II

02/11/2015

Corner of East & South St., Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

3:30 -  5 p.m.  Put on your detective caps and grab your magnifying glass, because the American Girl Book Club is solving a mystery! Join us as we read Clue in the Castle Tower, a Samantha mystery. Participants will read the last five chapters on their own, and then we'll discuss these chapters during this meeting. We'll discuss the second five chapters during this meeting, then play games and do activities related to the story. Stop by the History Museum to pick up a copy of the book! Ages 8+ Fee:   $5 for members; $7 for non-members. To register:  registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Visiting Artist Lecture

02/11/2015

43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 2038378774.

Illustrator Jerry Pinkney will discuss his 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 more information, call (203) 837-8403. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

Guest Artist Recital

02/11/2015

43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: 2038378774.

Saxophonist Al Regni will perform at 12:30 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The concert will be free and the public is invited. Donations to support the Department of Music will be accepted. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Hosts Pop-Up Nail Salon with Vanity Projects--Ridgefield

02/12/2015

258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-4519.

Pop-Up Nail Salon with Vanity Projects--Thursday, February 12 · 4 pm to 7 pm--Member · $40.00; Non-member · $50.00. Back by popular demand! Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind art manicure inspired by the work on view! Vanity Projects, a luxury concept salon from New York City directed by independent curator Rita de Alencar Pinto, merges a high-end nail-art atelier with video art programming in its Lower East Side space. Vanity Projects will create a one-day-only pop-up salon in The Aldrich. Innovatively designed manicures from the most sought-after nail artists will be offered in exhibiting artist David Scanavino's immersive and colorful installation.Book today! Space is limited and reservations and advance payment are essential! All registered guests will receive confirmation of their manicure via email. Public Salon: 4 to 7 pm. Registration is only available online.

Seven Angels Theatre Presents The Wildest--Waterbury

02/12/2015 to 03/08/2015

Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705. Phone: 203-757-4676.

THE WILDEST!!! HIP, COOL AND SWINGIN! , THE MUSICAL SOUNDS OF LOUIS PRIMA & KEELY SMITH. February 12-March 8. Conceived and written by Randy Johnson, Thomas Porras, Luanne Prima, and Toni Elizabeth Prima Louis Prima and Keely Smith's musical sound and style defined an era that has transcended generations and has become timeless in its appeal. Prima's shuffle beat, combined with New Orleans Jazz and the wailing sax sound of Sam Butera was a precursor of the Rock & Roll sound of the 1950's. The Wildest!!! arrives at a moment when Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and other Las Vegas icons are being idolized as musical heroes. It captures a unique era – the nightclub years of the late 50's and early 60's. Check the website for ticket information.

Imagination Nation Museum - Kiss a Pig

02/12/2015

One Pleasant Street, Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 540-3199.

17:00 to 17:30. Nine candidates are in the running to pucker up to Daisy II the Pot Belly Pig in our annual Kiss A Pig Contest! Each contestant is soliciting votes in the form of monetary donations, with each dollar equaling one vote. The contestant with the most votes will get a big smooch on Thursday February 12th at 5pm at the Museum!

Litchfield Historical Society Hosts Presidents' Party

02/12/2015

South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

Presidents' Party on February 12, 2015 at 5:30 pm at the Litchfield History Museum--$3 for members; $5 for non-members.  Register by phone or email. Join us on Abraham Lincoln's birthday for a Presidential pizza party. We'll play games and talk about Litchfield's encounters with the Commanders-in-Chief. Feel free to come dressed as your favorite president! Registration is required.

Seven Angels Theatre Presents The Wildest!!! Hip, ool and Swingin', The Musical Sounds of Louis Prima & Keely Smith--Waterbury

02/12/2015 to 03/08/2015

Plank Road, Waterbury, CT 06705. Phone: 203-757-4676.

Seven Angels Theatre presents The Wildest!! Hip, Cool and Swingin!, The Music of Louis Prima & Keely Smith. Conceived and written by Randy Johnson, Thomas Porras, Luanne Prima, and Toni Elizabeth Prima. Louis Prima and Keely Smith's musical sound and style defined an era that has transcended generations and has become timeless in its appeal. Prima's shuffle beat, combined with New Orleans Jazz and the wailing sax sound of Sam Butera was a precursor of the Rock & Roll sound of the 1950's. The Wildest!!! arrives at a moment when Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and other Las Vegas icons are being idolized as musical heroes. It captures a unique era – the nightclub years of the late 50's and early 60's. Though Louis Prima passed away in 1978, artists as diverse as David Lee Roth and Brian Setzer brought Prima's music to the top of the charts in the 80's and 90's. His music has been at the center of successful advertising campaigns in the 21st century for The Gap, Nike, Diet Coke, Fiat, General Electric and Target. And who can forget his 1967 legendary role as Orangutan King Louie in Walt Disney's The Jungle Book.Check the website for additional information.

Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center — Winter Quiet Days

02/12/2015 to 02/16/2015

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

Thursday to Monday (Arrive before 5 pm; depart 1 pm of last day)
Spend quiet days for prayer, reflection and renewal. Visit the Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery,
reflect in the chapel, walk quiet country roads, journal your thoughts. Spiritual direction is
available. Meals included.

Fee: $125 per day (includes 3 meals and a private room with hall bath)

Non-refundable deposit: $50