Southbury Sunday Night at the Movies at Heritage Hotel showing Privacy

10/14/2012

522 Heritage Road, Southbury, CT

"Privacy" An Up To Date Story of Suspense in the Spirit of Hitchcock & Polanski. Tickets for the "Southbury Sunday Night at the Movies" film series are available online at www.ctfilmfest.com/monthly. General admission tickets are $10 per movie if purchased in advance, $12 at the door. Tickets for seniors and students are $10 per movie either online or at the door. A discount ticket of $42.50 for all five movies in the series is available online.

Poetry, Prose and More at The Silo - New Milford

10/14/2012

44 Upland Rd., off Rte. 202, New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.

Join us on Sun., Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. for a wonderful afternoon featuring writers Sue Tuz, Fiona Demerell, Robley Whitson, and Davyne Verstandig.  Go on line to register.

Return of the Native; Mountain Lions in Connecticut at The Institute of American Indian Studies - Washington

10/14/2012

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

On Sunday, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Missed the presentation the first time or still think mountain lions don’t exist in Connecticut? Here is your opportunity to decide if what you saw was indeed a mountain lion. Also known as cougars, pumas, or catamounts, mountain lions are huge felines who weigh about 150 pounds and have a long tail, unlike the more commonly seen bobcat. Bill Betty, a knowledgeable mountain lion speaker with more than a dozen personal sightings and close encounters with one of America’s shyest Big Cats returns to IAIS. He will present amazing photographs while covering all aspects of mountain lion behavior, from reproduction to predation, from life span to habitation as well as their returning presence in Southern New England. Space is limited, please call for reservations.  Fee$10 Adults; $8 IAIS Members; $5 Kids

Return of the Native; Mountain Lions in Connecticut at The Institute of American Indian Studies - Washington

10/14/2012

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

On Sunday, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Missed the presentation the first time or still think mountain lions don’t exist in Connecticut? Here is your opportunity to decide if what you saw was indeed a mountain lion. Also known as cougars, pumas, or catamounts, mountain lions are huge felines who weigh about 150 pounds and have a long tail, unlike the more commonly seen bobcat. Bill Betty, a knowledgeable mountain lion speaker with more than a dozen personal sightings and close encounters with one of America’s shyest Big Cats returns to IAIS. He will present amazing photographs while covering all aspects of mountain lion behavior, from reproduction to predation, from life span to habitation as well as their returning presence in Southern New England. Space is limited, please call for reservations.

Decorative Arts Series Lecture: American Pottery with Guy Wolff

10/14/2012

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381 Ext. 10.

On Sunday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Renowned local craftsman and master potter will talk about early American stoneware. Known for its durability, stoneware became a staple of American life during the 19th century. Guy is a traditional potter who has operated Guy Wolff Pottery in Washington since 1971. The lecture will be followed by a reception. RSVP requested. Museum members: $5 Non-members: $10. RSVP: (203) 752-0381 x10.

Institute for American Indian Studies Program: Return of the Native Mountain Lions in Connecticut

10/14/2012

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

On Sunday October 14, 2012 at 1PM the Institute for American Indian Studies again hosts the program: Return of the Native Mountain Lions in Connecticut.  Missed the presentation the first time or still think mountain lions don't exist in Connecticut? Here is your opportunity to decide if what you saw was indeed a mountain lion.  Also known as cougars, pumas, or catamounts, mountain lions are huge felines who weigh about 150 pounds and have a long tail, unlike the more commonly seen bobcat.Bill Betty, a knowledgeable mountain lion speaker with more than a dozen personal sightings and close encounters with one of America's shyest Big Cats returns to IAIS.  He will present amazing photographs while covering all aspects of mountain lion behavior, from reproduction to predation, from life span to habitation as well as their returning presence in Southern New England.
Space is limited, please call for reservations. Fee: $10 Adults; $8 IAIS Members; $5 Kids.

Annual Harvest Dinner at Lourdes of Litchfield

10/14/2012

50 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-1041.

End of the 2012 Shrine Pilgrimage Season. Tickets are on sale at The Montfort House office, the Grotto Cafe or Grotto Gift Shop. Visit the website for more informtion.

New Milford Historical Society Lecture/Workshop: The Art of Gravestone Rubbings

10/14/2012

On The Green, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-354-3069.

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 2PM the New Milford Historical Society will feature a lecture/workshop by Judith Burroughs:  The Art of Gravestone Rubbings.  Call to register.

Professor John David of UCONN Program: Italy in CT: A Century of Encounters and Experiences--Torrington

10/16/2012

800 University Drive, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-482-1578.

The Torrington Historical Society is pleased to collaborate with the UCONN Alumni Association and Unico National in promoting an important lecture on Italian-American history. This program is open to the public and admission is free.
The Northwest Hills Chapter of the UCONN Alumni Association and the Torrington Chapter of UNICO National will sponsor a lecture by Professor John Davis at the University of Connecticut, Torrington Campus, 800 University Drive, Torrington, CT on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 7 PM. Professor Davis will be speaking on "Italy in Connecticut: A Century of Encounters and Experiences". Professor Davis earned his PhD at Oxford Universityand is the Emiliana Pasca Noether Chair in Modern Italian History. His interests are in Italian History, 1700 to the present and Comparative European Social and Economic History since 1750. He has written and edited a number of books and articles related to modern Italian history.

"Who Really Was The First to Fly?", Carol Froehlig - C. H. Booth Library - Newtown

10/16/2012

44 Main Street, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

On Tuesday, 7:30 pm C. H. Booth Library. Commercial Pilot and Newtown Historical Society Docent, Carol Froehling, has uncovered information on a Bridgeport man who allegedly flew before the Wright Brothers. Come join us as she shares this intriguing story.