New Morning Market Program: Liver Health with Alison Birks--Woodbury

03/23/2013

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

On Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 10AM to 11AM in the community room at New Morning Market join Alison Birks, MS our in-store nutritionist, as she explains how to maintain a healthy liver for proper function and blood health.  Free and open to the public.  Registration required.

Brookfield Easter Egg Hunt

03/23/2013

100 Pocono Road;, Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-775-7300.

On Saturday, Easter Egg Hunt 11 a.m.

17th Annual Egg Hunt - Brookfield

03/23/2013

Town Hall , Brookfield, CT 06804. Phone: 203-775-7310.

Join the Parks and Recreation Dept. on the grounds of Town Hall on Sat. Additional feature include jelly bean counting contest, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Bags will be provided for egg collecting. Call the Parks and Rec. office to pre-register. Age Divisions: Under 3 noon., 3-4 yrs. old 12:15, 5-6 yrs old 12:30, 7-8yrs old 12:45. Cost is $1. per child. Pay on the day of the hunt at the Town Hall. Rain date: Sunday, March 24.

White Memorial Foundation Early Spring Walk to The Cathedrals with Gerri Griswold

03/23/2013

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

Meet Naturalist Judy Witzke, Education Director at Winding Trails in Farmington, Connecticut. In 2010 Judy and an army of volunteers began what was a seemingly impossible project, catching and cataloging and eventually releasing every living creature at Winding Trails' Walton Pond to prepare for the dredging and cleaning of this body of water. Her story will amaze you! 7:00 P.M. A.B. Ceder Room. FREE...nations will be accepted to defray the Conservation Center's programming expenses.

Easter Bunny Breakfast Elks Club - Torrington

03/24/2013

70 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-489-6562.

On Sunday,  from 9 a.m. to noon at the Elks Lodge, Litchfield St., Torrington the Parks and Recreation Commission will sponsor a breakfast with the Easter Bunny. The breakfast will include pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, coffee and tea. The Easter Bunny will be at the breakfast. Tickets  for adults and for children 11 and under. Reservations are required. Call 860-489-6562 no later than March 28, 2012.

New England Carousel Museum - Eye Spy Carousel Ponies

03/24/2013

95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-585-5411.

2:00 pm Celebrate sight! Optometrist Dr. Thaddeus Bartles visits the museum with eye development games and illusions that show us how our eyes and brain work!

The Institute for American Indian Studies Winter Chat Christianity and Religion among Native Americans

03/24/2013

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

1:00 pm Join Dr. Lucianne Lavin, Director of Research and Collections at IAIS, for a stimulating chat on the adoption and spread of Christianity among New England’s Native American communities. Why did indige- nous peoples become Christian and what was the effect on their com- munities? Come to the discussion and decide for yourself! Fee: Included in regular museum admission. $5 Adults; $ 4.50 Seniors; $3 Kids; IAIS Members Free

Harwinton Library Hosts Author Jack Sheedy

03/27/2013

80 Bentley Drive, Harwinton, CT 06791. Phone: 860-485-9113.

A book talk and signing will be held at 6:30PM on March 27, 2013 at the Harwinton Library.  Author Jack Sheedy of Harwinton will talk about his new book "Sting of the Heat Bug.  Sheedy explores his crisis of faith when his sister dies at age 40 from complications due to diabetes.  He brings us back in time to an Irish home and family in the 1950s post-war Connecticut.  Copies of the book will be available after the talk.  Call the library for further information.

Old Bethlem Historical Society Hosts History Bites Series Program: The Allure of Stone Walls

03/28/2013

Rte 61 & Rte 132, Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: 203-266-5196.

On Thursday, March 28, 2013 at noon the Old Bethlem Historical Society hosts a "History Bite" whose theme: The Allure of Stone Walls will be prsented by Bob Waldron of Waldron Masonry.  The event will be held at the Church of the Nativity's Shellman Hall.  The popular series invites participants to bring your own brown bag and enjoy complimentary dessert and coffee.  Program is free--a suggested $2 donation helps with refreshments.  Reservations are requested but not required. 

Barnes Nature Center - Hop Over - Easter Egg Hunt

03/29/2013

175 Shrub Rd, Bristol, CT Phone: (860) 583-1234.

Hop on over to Barnes Nature Center, March 29th, for an Easter Egg Hunt. All egg hunters should bring their favorite basket to collect eggs and earn a prize. The hunt is ongoing, so visitors can arrive anytime between the hours of 10:00 and 1:00. This is a candy free event. All are encouraged to bring a camera for photo opportunities with our live Easter animals. Baby chicks will be available to rent for the week, while supplies last. The rental cost is $10 per chick and includes a weeks' worth of feed, bedding and directions on care. Admission for this event is $5 per child and free for children under 1. Barnes Nature Center is located on 175 Shrub Rd, Bristol CT. For more information call or visit us at ELCCT.org.