Keeler Tavern Museum--Chamber Music Concert

03/22/2009 to 03/22/2009

132 Main Street, Ridgefield, 06877. Phone: 203-438-5485.

On Sunday, March 22, 2009 at 3PM in the Garden House of Keeler Museum the first of the two spring concerts of the Louise McKeon Chamber Music Concert Series will take place. The rhythmSTEW percussionists Anthony Quattro, Murray Mast, and Mike Dobson will perform an eclectic array of percussion music including compositions for marimba and steel pan. All guests are invited to meet with the musicians after the performances to share conversation and light refreshment. Tickets $15 adults, $12 seniors and students, children under 12, $10. Call for further information.

Moccasin Tracks; Tracing Native American Genealogy in New England &Canada

03/22/2009 to 03/22/2009

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

Join Jeanne Morningstar Kent of Abenaki descent as she shares her knowledge and experience in researching Native American ancestry. Jeanne will provide essential information, helpful hints and thought provoking questions for those tracing their own Native genealogy.

Sunday, March 22 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. Fee: $12;$10 IAIS Members CT Educators may earn 0.1 CEU�s

Newtown Friends of Music--Katia Skanavi, Pianist

03/22/2009 to 03/22/2009

Emond Town Hall, Newtown, 06470. Phone: 203-426-6470.

On Sunday afternoon at 3PM a piano concert by Russian Katia Skanavi will be held. She won the Maria Callas award in 1994 and was a finalist in the 1997 Van Cliburn Competition. Subscription and ticket information available on the website or phone.

Winvian's Spectacular Wine Dinner

03/25/2009 to 03/25/2009

155 Alain White Road, Morris, 06763. Phone: 860-393-3004.

On Wednesday, March 25, 2009 starting at 7PM with a Canapes Reception join Maggie Smith and Michael Silacci at Winvian's Spectacular Wine Dinner featuring a special selection of wines from Opus One. Chef Eddy offers fresh and spontaneous cuisine created from artisianal Seasonal ingredients where utter decadence and true simplicity find themselves on the same plate. Packages available for overnight accommodations. Seating limited. Call for reservations: Paolo Middei, 860-393-3004.

Litchfield County Writers Project Lecture Series-Brenda Murphy

03/25/2009 to 03/25/2009

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

On Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at 6:30PM at the University of CT Torrington Campus, Francis W. Hogan Lecture Hall, the Lichfield County Writers Project will continue their Spring 2009 Lecture Series. Brenda Murphy, Distinguished Professor of English at UConn will be discussing Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Death of a Salesman, a classic of American theater. Free and open to the public. Call for further information and to register.

Death of a Salesman Brenda Murphy discusses Arthur Miller's prize winning play at UConn Torrington

03/25/2009 to 03/25/2009

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Brenda Murphy, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, will be discussing Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Death of a Salesman, a classic of American theater. This event has been rescheduled from its original date Feb 18th. 6:30pm - 9:00pm Free and open to the public.

History Bites Lecture Series--Turn of the Century--Old Bethlem Historical Society

03/26/2009 to 03/26/2009

Main Street South, Bethlehem, 06751. Phone: 203-266-5188.

On Thursday, March 26, 2009 at Noon Carol An Brown, president, Bethlehem Historical Society will speak on the Turn of the Century--experience the life of Gertrude Atwater through a dramatic reading of her 1900 diary. The lecture will be held at thee Bellamy Hall, First Church, Main St. South. Bring lunch. Beverage/dessert provided. Open to the public/$2 suggested donation. Reservations requested but not required.

3rd Annual Kent Film Festival FOURTY + FILMS.....FOUR DAYS

03/26/2009 to 03/29/2009

Community Center, Main Street, Kent, 06757. Phone: 860-927-7954.

Coming to Kent on Thursday, March 26, 2009 thru Sunday, March 29, 2009. Most films will be shown at the Kent Community House on Main Street, Rte. 7, in the heart of town with other nearby locations to be announced for individual categories and workshops at various times throughout the festival. The four days promise to be full of interesting, thought provoking films and workshops, including a gala event with special guests and awards. Local shopkeepers, Inns and restaurants will be enthusiastically participating in the festivities as always. Contact: Kent Film Festival, PO Box 846, Kent, Ct 06757. Entry forms must accompany each submission and can be downloaded from www.kentfilmfestival.org. Further information re entry fees call: 860-927-7954 or check the website. You can reserve your tickets online, contact info@kentfilmfestival.org or visit http://www.kentfilmfestival.org

MMMM Yoga - Music Mantra Meditation Movement

03/27/2009 to 03/27/2009

30 Bridge St, New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-354-9300.

Friday, March 27th 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Yoga is Union - becoming one with the entirety of creation. The yoga practices are designed to lead to a blissful feeling of oneness.

The MMMM Yoga experience includes flowing asana, live Spanish guitar, relaxation, and chanting. The physical flow with musical guidance helps to loosen the moorings of habitual movement and tap into a boundless and expansive space within.

When we open our hearts to move and chant from this innocent place, beautiful things happen. The masters of chanting say that all mantras lead to one's very own heart.

In the heart is where true yoga takes place.

Open to all levels.

Fee: $40.00 - pre-registration required!

A Special Danbury Music Centre Fundraiser

03/27/2009 to 03/27/2009

Phone: (203) 748-1716.

The Danbury Music Centre presents An Evening in Vienna on Friday, March 27, in the Grand Hotel Ballroom of the Danbury Plaza (formerly the Danbury Sheraton) from 8pm - 11:00pm. The Danbury Symphony Orchestra, conducted by James E. Humphreville, Music Director Emeritus, will perform music by waltz king, Johann Strauss, Jr. Guests may dance or just sit back and enjoy the music. Guests will also enjoy a sumptuous table of fancy pastries, and a silent auction; there will be a cash bar. Items donated to the silent auction include an plane ride over Lake Candlewood, a three-night stay in Cape Cod; baskets of rare wines; an original Neiman, American Cup 1964, signed; and many other unusual items. Reserve your seats now for this popular event. Singles, couples and large parties are all welcome. Tables seat 8. Send a check in the amount of $50 per person made payable to the Danbury Music Centre, 256 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810. For additional information, call or email the Danbury Music Centre.