KidsPlay Museum - Silhouettes by Clay Rice Event - Torrington


61 Main Street, Torrington, CT Phone: (860)-618-7700 .

Silhouettes by Clay Rice Event – April 12th: 10am to 12:30pm will be visiting KidsPlay for a silhouette-cutting, book-signing, and musical story telling event. Appointments are booked 5 minutes apart; one child per 5 minute slot. Appointments will begin at 10am and go until 12:30pm. Musical performance & story-telling at 10:30am! Silhouette Prices: $42 – per person for 2 copies of same person $10 for additional copies $24 – for 5×7 Frame and Mat $38 – for 8×10 Frame and Mat $58 – for 6×20 Frame and Mat/ Lonely Shadow Book – Silhouette Package: $60 – includes 2 silhouettes suitable for framing, a copy of the Lonely Shadow, and 1 extra silhouette copy to be mounted in back of book.

Children are completely enthralled by Clay's stories which are so heart-felt that some don't realize that throughout the performance they are being taught valuable life-lessons about perseverance, importance of family and working hard, using your imagination and realizing that it's ok to be different.Please call the museum to book your appointment today! 860-618-7700. Silhouettes by Clay Rice

White Flower Farm Lectures Series: Shade Revealed with Amy Ziffer--Litchfield


167 Litchfield Rd, Morris, CT 06763. Phone: 860-567-8789.

On Saturday, April 12, 2014 White Flower Farm offers a lecture:  Shade Revealed: How to Have Success in Low Light presented by Amy Ziffer of Sherman, CT.  Talks begin at 10AM and are held in our lecture room at the top of the hill where parking is available.  All lectures have a $15 free and advance registration is preferred.  Visit the website for further information and to register.

Beacon Grange #118 Offers Cribbage Lessons--Northfield

04/12/2014 to 04/19/2014

Route 254, Northfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-782-1492.

Learn to play in two easy lessons.  One day a week for two weeks (April 12 and April 19) at 2PM.  $5 per lesson.  Call if interested in learning to play cribbage. 

D.M. Hunt LIbrary - PERFORMANCE: FLUTE MEETS POEM - Falls Village


63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7424.

On Saturday, April 12 at 6pm the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village, CT will present a performance of Flute Meets Poem featuring the pairings of flute repertoire and international poetry by sisters Kathi Byam, flutist and Joan Kunsch, poet.  This event is free and open to the public.  Attendees may call the library to reserve seats at 860-824-7424.

Danbury Museum & Historical Society Hosts Storyteller Carol Birch: Will We Ever See Their Likes Again?


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

On April 12, 2014 at the Danbury Historical Society & Museum Storyteller Carol Birch presents: "Will We Ever See Their Likes Again?" This program celebrates the immigrants who, at the turn of the century, left their homes and entered the U.S. through Ellis Island to blend into the great melting pot of American culture. FREE & Open to the Public. 2pm.

Institute for American Indian Studies - Navite Soles; Moccasin making Workshop


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

On Sat. 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Traditional Native American clothing varied widely from tribe to tribe, but one nearly universal element was the moccasin. The word moccasin comes from the Algonquian word meaning shoe or footwear. These sturdy slipper-shaped type of shoe were sewn from tanned animal hide. Join Darlene Kascak, Schaghticoke, and make your own classic style moccasin for a baby, child or an adult. Registration and prepayment required. Please call for reservations Fee for Baby Moccasin: $25; $20 IAIS Members. Fee for Child or Adult Moccasin: $45; $40 IAIS Members.

Naugatuck Historical Society - April at the Museum- Colette’s Crafts, Easter Fun


195 Water Street, Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203-729-9039.

11am – Colette’s Crafts, Easter Fun. Baa Baa Black Sheep and White Cookies. Bring your family in for some hands on fun at the museum. This month we are making sheep out of cookies and marshmallows.  Make your own and bring it home for a decoration or for a snack. Only $2 a person or $5 a family. Email the museum at with questions or to register. There is plenty of parking at the Naugatuck Historical Society, 195 Water St, Naugatuck, CT 06770

White Memorial Convention Center Program: An Evening of Art and Music with Gary Melnysyn--Litchfield


Off Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-0857.

On April 12, 2014 at 6PM join Gary McInysyn at White Memorial Conservation Center for An Evening of Art and Music.  Members:$20; Non-members $25 Pot Luck BYOB.  Gary will share some of his favorite wildlife photographs.  He'll break out the guitar and sing for you too.  Call to make a reservation. 

Easter Egg Hunt - Woodbury


Hollow Park, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3113.

Wear your prettiest or funniest spring bonnet and come join the Easter Bunny at The Hollow! Take your child’s photo before or after they race to fill their basket with chocolate eggs hidden in the park! This is lots of fun for children up to 10 years old. Easter Bunny will arrive at 9:30am. Egg Hunt starts - Exactly at 10:00am! Monetary DONATIONS for the WOODBURY FOOD BANK will be collected. This event will happen rain or shine


Beardsley and Memorial Library - Program: Decades of Entertainment at Your Library


40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-6043.

Decades of Entertainment at Your Library. Beardsley and Memorial Library is celebrating its 140th Birthday during National Library week, with “Decades of Entertainment at Your Library” on Saturday, April 12, 2014, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The celebration will include DJ music, refreshments, and crafts. Come dressed in a costume from your favorite era (optional). Over the course of the week Beardsley will highlight the many services it has provided to the community throughout its history. Be sure to stop by! This event is free and open to the public.