Saltana Cave Offers Yoga Breathing --Ridgefield

03/13/2014

590 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-969-4327.

 YOGA BREATHING COMES TO THE SALTANA CAVE  - March 13 at 5:30 pm facilitated by Deanne Mincer. Pranayama (the art and science of the breath) will join with the healing power of the Himalayan salts in this first time ever class that combines both experiences. While resting in the quiet of the cave, Deanne Mincer, a long time teacher of yoga breathing practices, will guide participants in learning how to maximize their breathing for healing and calming.

Litchfield Historical Society - Film Screening: "Freedom Riders"

03/13/2014

Brandywine, 19 Constitution Way, Litchfield, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

Film Screening: "Freedom Riders" 7:00pm at  Brandywine, 19 Constitution Way, Litchfield.  Age(s): All. Fee: Free
Registration: Yes, email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. Prior to the scholar led discussion on Thursday, March 20, the League of Women Voters will screen "Freedom Riders" at Brandywine Senior Living in the theater. This program is free and open to the public. Clips from this film may also be viewed through the historical society's website.

New Marking Market Host a Movie: More Than Honey --Woodbury

03/15/2014

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

On Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 6PM come to a movie "More than Honey" hosted by New Morning Market and Flanders Nature Center.  Enjoy the movie and a freshly prepared Provender dinner that celebrates the importance of honey bees in our environment.  Get tickets today and you'll learn how to be part of a community who cares about our pollinators.  Tickets $20.

Thomaston Lions Club Hosts 4th Annual Corned Beef Dinner

03/15/2014

Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787. Phone: 860-283-5577.

On Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 4:30PM to 7:30PM at the Thomaston First Congregational Church the 4th Annual Corned Beef Dinner to benefit the Thomaston Lions Club will be held.  Advanced tickets for adults $10.  Call to purchase tickets.  Tickets at the door will be $12 for adults and children 10 and under $8.  All proceeds will go toward scholarships for local high schools.  There will also be a silent auction.

The Salisbury Association Historical Society presents: Talk: Era of Elegance: “Piranesi in Rome, Haussmann in Paris and the City Beautiful Movement in NYC

03/15/2014

Scoville Memorial Library, 38 Main Street, Salisbury, CT Phone: 860 435-0566.

On Saturday 4 pm -  free.  The Salisbury Association Historical Society presents: Talk: Era of Elegance: “Piranesi in Rome, Haussmann in Paris and the City Beautiful Movement in NYC - case study Riverside Park" at The  Scoville Memorial Library, 38 Main Street, The Wardell Room. For more information visit the website or email:  salisburyassn@gmail.com

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra Presents: Canyon & Stars – with video!

03/15/2014

750 Chase Turnpike, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-574-4283.

8 pm in the NVCC Fine Arts Center, the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra presents: Canyon & Stars – with video. This unique concert will feature several pre-concert special events. At 7:00 pm, students from the Bravo Waterbury! program will be performing in the Ruth Ann Leever Atrium. A free pre-concert discussion in the Fine Arts Center, led by Dr. Vincent deLuise, beginning at 7:00 pm, will share curious facts and information about the composers and their works. Additionally, Waterbury's own NASA astronaut, Rick Mastracchio who is currently aboard the International Space Station, will address the audience with a special message! ! Tickets: $20, $30, $50 ($5 student rush, one hour prior to the concert).

Salisbury Association Historical Society Program: Era of Elegance with David Dew Bruner

03/15/2014

38 Main St., Salisbury, CT 06068. Phone: 860-435-2838.

Era of Elegance, Salisbury Association Historical Society, Piranesi in Rome, Haussman in Paris and the City Beautiful Movement in NYC, David Dew Bruner, Saturday March 15 at 4:00 p.m. Bruner will discuss the influence of Piranesi on Haussman's redesign of Paris and how that influenced Urban Planning in America in the form of the City Beautiful Movement; Daniel Burnham's "the White City" -- the Columbian Exposition, and placement of Civic Art using – Riverside Park as a case study. David Dew Bruner was raised in New Orleans received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and Master's degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  He was involved in the Riverside Park in New York City as a Landscape Architect and deputy Administrator. David has worked for Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project and the World Trade Center as a Landscape Architect.  For the past 15 years he has focused his talents as a residential garden designer and as a nationally exhibited artist, most recently showing in Hudson, New York. In addition, he has owned an antique shop and gallery for the past 12 years.

Danbury Museum & Historical Society Program: How to Preserve Treasured Photographs

03/15/2014

43 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-743-5200.

On March 15, 2014 at 2PM at the Danbury Museum a  special presentation by Catherine Vanaria, How to Preserve Treasured Photographs. Call to register.

Shamrock Shuffle 5K Race--Watertown

03/15/2014

435 Buckingham St., Watertown, CT 06779. Phone: 860-945-5246.

On March 15, 2014 at the Polk School in Waterbury the Shamrock Shuffle 5K race will be held.  The vent has grown to over 700 runners.  Register early for a T shirt.  Register at fasttracktiming.com.  Call the Watertown Recreation Department for further information. 

The Silo - Hunt Hill Farm Trust - Contemporary Irish Dinner and Beef with Chef Jessie Riley

03/15/2014

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

On Saturday, 6:30 to 9 p.m. with Chef Jessie Riley. You’ll celebrate the “Green” in style at our Contemporary Irish Cuisine and Beer Pairing Dinner as Chef Jessie brings on the Irish.  Menu includes fresh pea and mint soup, soda bread “muffins,” lamb shanks with stout, potato encrusted wild salmon, venison medallions and roasted carrots, apple tart with cream and spice cake.  Plus a tasting of Irish Beers…. Full Participation. $90 per person. Visit the website for more information.