Washington Garden Club Hosts Author/Journalist/Golf Historian David L. Owen: Golf in the Garden

05/12/2016

5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-7586.

Washington Garden Club will host Author, journalist and golf historian David L. Owen who will discuss Golf in the Garden:  How The First Commercial Nursery in the South became the Home of the Masters on Thursday, May 2, 2016 at 6:30PM at the Gunn Memorial Library.  Registration for the program is requested. 

Scoville Library's White Hart Speaker Series: Author Peter Steiner: The Capitalist--Salisbury

05/12/2016

Main St., Salisbury, CT 06068.

Scoville Library's White Hart Speaker series will collaborate with Oblong Books and Music on May 12, 2016 at 6PM to present Peter Steiner, Author of The Capitalist. 

Scoville Library Program: The White Hart Speaker Series: The Capitalist by author Peter Steiner--Salisbury

05/12/2016

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

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at  6:00. The White Hart Speaker Series presents "The Capitalist" by author Peter Steiner, in collaboration with Oblong Books & Music and the Scoville Memorial Library. St. John Larrimer is a Wall Street investment banker, " the Capitalist", in the fifth novel of Steiner's Louis Morgon series. Thanks to the Larrimer Fund's spectacular returns, everyone wants a piece of the action. The only problem is that the whole operation is phony. And with the collapse of the markets and the demise of some of the biggest investment banks, Larrimer's scam is revealed, and he has to skedaddle to his luxurious Caribbean retreat. Peter Steiner is the author of "Le Crime", "The Terrorist", "L'Assassin", and "The Resistance", and is perhaps best known for his iconic cartoon "On the internet nobody knows you're a dog," the most reproduced cartoon "The New Yorker" has ever published. He lives in Connecticut and spends a good part of each year in rural France, where his books take place. MEETS AT THE WHITE HART INN, 15 Undermountain Rd., Salisbury, CT.

The White Hart Speaker Series presents “The Capitalist“ by author Peter Steiner, in collaboration with Oblong Books & Music and the Scoville Memorial Library.

05/12/2016

15 Undermountain Rd., Salisbury, CT

6 p.m. St. John Larrimer is a Wall Street investment banker, " the Capitalist", in the fifth novel of Steiner's Louis Morgon series. Thanks to the Larrimer Fund's spectacular returns, everyone wants a piece of the action. The only problem is that the whole operation is phony. And with the collapse of the markets and the demise of some of the biggest investment banks, Larrimer's scam is revealed, and he has to skedaddle to his luxurious Caribbean retreat. Peter Steiner is the author of "Le Crime", "The Terrorist", "L'Assassin", and "The Resistance", and is perhaps best known for his iconic cartoon "On the internet nobody knows you're a dog," the most reproduced cartoon "The New Yorker" has ever published. He lives in Connecticut and spends a good part of each year in rural France, where his books take place.

Keeler Tavern Paint & Pinot · Painting Workshop with Tina Phillips

05/12/2016 to 05/26/2016

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

May Painting classes with  Tina Philips from  6 p.m. - 9 p.m. on May 12, May 19, May 26 and May 27

2016 History Bites Lecture Series: Southbury Historical Society: Behind These Brick Walls: Stories of an 18th Century Schoolhouse

05/12/2016

215 Main St. North, Southbury, CT 06788. Phone: 203-405-3124.

Melinda Elliott, Director of Bullet Hill School will lecture:  Behind These Brick Walls: Stories of an 18th Century Schoolhouse.  Built in the late 1700s, this brick school has stood firm while generations of families used the building.  Melinda will share stories of the people who were the center of the community for so many years.  Registration requested but not required.

Warner Theatre Presents Belle of the Fall in Nancy Marine Studio -- Torrington

05/13/2016

Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-7180.

Torrington's own BELLE OF THE FALL takes to the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Stage May 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm to celebrate the release of their debut album, "Earthbound". This show will raise much needed funds and awareness for the Jett Foundation, an organization that is a leader in the fight to cure Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Belle of the Fall features Tracy Walton on upright bass, vocals and drums when back lined as he is not a fan of carrying things and Julia Autumn Ford, with vocals, acoustic guitar, yukitar and occasional melodica.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Astronomy: Metonic Calendar

05/13/2016

10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

On Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7PM a program: Astronomy: Metonic Calendar will be held at the Ansonia Nature Center.  Galanne Jenkins a retired mathematician with an interest in paleo-astronomy will teach us about the lunar calendar and phases of the moon for any date in the past  300 years or for the next 300 years.  Free.  Please pre-register.

PALACE 10.1: SIX PARTIES, ONE ‘DECIMAL’ PLACE

05/13/2016

100 East Main St, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-346-2000.

Featuring six different parties in one location, Palace 10.1 engages guests in a one-of-a-kind experience that invites them to explore six different spaces throughout the theater, each buzzing with themed entertainment, specialty bars, plentiful food stations, and live music running the spectrum of musical interests. The pre-party kicks off at 5p.m. outside on the theater's loading dock with an array of craft beers, food trucks, and a live performance by local tribute band E2 "An Eagles Experience." At 6p.m., the doors swing open to the Grand Foyer and into a Tuscan themed lounge where guests will enjoy hors d' oeuvres, wine and light musical entertainment from soprano Marissa Famiglietti and her husband Shae Apland. From there, guests can venture to the Poli Club for an evening of cabaret with Broadway performer Trevor McQueen, mosey to the mezzanine for a country bar encounter with Nashville artist AJ Jansen, dance the night away at a trendy on stage club featuring special guest DJ Jim O'Rourke, Executive Director of the Greater Waterbury YMCA, and end the night on a high note with an interactive performance by Keys to the City's dueling piano players in the orchestra lobby. Admission to the event is $75 per person.

White Memorial Conservation Center Program: Spring Migrants Bird Walk--Litchfield

05/13/2016

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

May 13, 201600Spring Migrants Bird Walk. Join WMCC Education Director Carrie Szwed the day before International Migratory Bird Day for a guided 1-mile walk in search of warblers and other birds making their way through our area in their beautiful spring plumage. We'll make a lap around the main area outside the Museum, then head around Ongley Pond and into the woods, eventually making it out to the Bantam Lake Overlook. All ages and experience levels welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, they will be provided. 10-11:30 A.M. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. FREE.