White Memorial Foundation Experience Nature as Healer with Marlow Shami

05/10/2014

80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-0857.

Experience the simple power of nature's healing effects through guided meditation and out-of-door experiential activities. You will learn a simple yet profound method of deepening your relationship with Nature and in the process validate your sensitivity and discover personal guidance. We will spend time both indoors and out-of-doors. 10:00 A.M., A. B. Ceder Room, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, FREE...Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

Danbury Museum & Historical Society, A gathering in celebration of Marian Anderson's Life & Legacy. In conjunction with a special performance at The Palace Theater Danbury.

05/10/2014

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

Gather in The Marian Anderson Studio on May 10, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for a special reception prior to the 8:00 p.m. performance of The Life & Legacy of Marian Anderson, starring Wanda Houston at The Palace Theater Danbury.
 
Enjoy our Marian Anderson exhibit that includes photographs, gowns she wore while performing and other memorabilia; all displayed in the rehearsal space designed and built for her by husband, Orpheus H. "King" Fisher. Sip some wine and stroll the museum gardens (weather permitting). Immerse yourself in the music & spirit of Marian Anderson before heading further down Main Street to the Palace Theater Danbury! Space is limited so purchase your ticket(s) today via Paypal here: Tickets for a Special Reception in the Marian Anderson Studio  Please note: M.A. Reception when buying.
 
Find Out More About the Show at The Palace Theater Danbury and Purchase Tickets Here

Wish House Hosts Author Sally Cook: How To Speak Baseball Chronicles--West Cornwall

05/10/2014

413 Sharon Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, CT 06796. Phone: 860-672-2969.

On May 10, 2014 Sally Cook author of "How To Speak Baseball" Chronicles will sign her book at the Wish House.  Ms. Cook is a longtime baseball aficionado, who says her father introduced her to the sport by taking her to Yankee Stadium.  The book captures the colorful, frequently fanciful vocabulary that describes the world of baseball.  Call for the time of the signing.

White Flower Farm Lectures Series: Myths, Lies & The Latest Dirt--Litchfield

05/10/2014

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

On Saturday, May 10, 2014 White Flower Farm's lecture series continues with C. L. Fornari, of Osterville, MA:  Myths, Lies & All the Latest Dirt.  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 fee and advance registration is preferred.  Check the website for further information.

9th Annual Celebration of Young Writers Benefit Auction--Wasington, CT

05/10/2014

On The Green, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-0740.

On Saturday, May 10 2014 the 9th Annual Celebration of Young Writers Benefit Auction will be held at the First Congregational Church, Washington.  Frank Delaney will host the event.  Call to purchase tickets. 

Institute for American Indian Studies - The Call of the Wild; Live Wolf program - Washington

05/10/2014

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

The Call of the Wild; Live Wolf program Saturday, May 10th 1:00 pm. IAIS is proud to welcome back our friends from the Wolf Conservation Center of South Salem, New York! Join WCC staff and Atka, their oldest and most travelled ambassador wolf, to learn more about wolves, their behavior, their unique relationship with the environment and our role in protecting their future. Limited seating. Registration and prepayment required. Please call for reservations. Fee: $10 Adults; $6 Kids Prepare and enjoy a delicious prehistoric meal with Judy Kalin of Primitive Technologies! Using traditional Native American crops and a variety of wild edibles, participants will work with stone age tools and utensils to create a sam- pling of dishes cooked over the village hearth.Registration and prepayment required. Please call for reservations.

Lounsbury House Antiques Market at Ridgefield Community Center

05/10/2014 to 05/11/2014

316 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT Phone: 203-438-6962.

Visit the Lounsbury House and shop for antiques from an array of vendors on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fee:  $8, or $7 with coupon/postcard.

2nd Annual Naugatuck River Greenway Paddle Day

05/10/2014

Naugatuck River, 2627 Thomaston Ave., Waterbury, CT Phone: 860-274-6213.

On Saturday, beginning at The Naugatuck River 2626 Thomaston Ave., Waterbury. Registration Cost: $10 per paddler. Approximately 7 mile course that will begin at  City Limits Cafe in Waterbury and will end at the new park at the intersection of south Main and Platts Mill Rd. in the South End of Waterbury. Sponsored by the Greenway Advisory committee. Registration forms will be available online at: 4CTOutdoors.com/paddle-the-greenway, or at Conneccitcut Outdoor, LLC on 20 Main Street in Oakville. Visit the website:  http://www.4ctoutdoors.com/paddle-the-greenway.

Trail Workday at Good Hill Farm Preserve - Roxbury Land Trust

05/10/2014

7 South Street, Roxbury, CT Phone: 860-30-4148.

Saturday, May 10 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon Trail Workday at Good Hill Farm Preserve. Invasives Removal led by Betsy Corrigan, field biologist, former co-chair of UConn's CT Invasive Plant Working Group.

Keeler Tavern Museum's Garden House - Chamber Music: Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra

05/11/2014

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

On Sunday 3 p.m. . Cost: $15/$12. senior and students/$10 children under  12. Small ensembles from this elite youth orchestra perform chamber music. Tickets are sold at the door. As this is a popular event, early arrival is recommended. - See more at: http://keelertavernmuseum.org/events.