Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Hosts Extreme Draw On! Earth DAy 2013

04/21/2013

258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-4519.

On Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 12Noon to 5PM celebrate Earth Day at The Aldrich through drawing. Collaborate with other visitors and create a mural in our Education Center, and build and decorate biodegradable planting pots. Extreme Draw On! works toward bringing the community together through drawing, engaging people of all ages and encouraging creativity. This year, Extreme Draw On! will run from Sunday, March 24 through Saturday, May 4, coinciding with our Extreme Drawing exhibition. Free for members and children 18 and under.  Free with price of admission. For more information, please contact Michelle Friedman, Youth and Family Programs Coordinator: mfriedman@aldrichart.org.

40th Anniversary Spring Concerts Kent Singers

04/21/2013

Kent, CT Phone: 860-619-8110.

3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Church in Kent.  To reserve tickets, mail a check to Kent Singers, P.O. Box 774, Kent, CT 06757, in the amount of $12 per ticket you are ordering, and indicate which concert you wish to attend.  When we receive your check, we will mail you tickets if there is time; otherwise they will be held for you at the door. Tickets will also be available at the door at $15 each. For questions or more information, call 860-619-8110, or e-mail info@kentsingers.org,

Litchfield County Writers Project Spring 2013 Program: Writer Harvey Hubbell--Dislecksia: The Movement

04/24/2013

Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-626-6802.

On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:30PM at the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre at the Warner Theatre the Litchfield County Writers Project presents Harvey Hubbell.  Emmy award-winning filmmaker Hubbell will discuss the making of Dislecksia: The Movie and host a panel after the showing. Dislecksia: The Movie is a comic documentary on the often misunderstood subject of dyslexia.  Its mission is to create public awareness by demonstrating what dyslexia is.   A reception will follow the event.  Further information check the website or email. 

Flander's Nature Center - Full Moon Hike/Pot Luck

04/25/2013

5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711.

Thursday, April 25/ 7PM/  Sugar House. April's magical moon is also known as the "Seed Moon." Please join us for a fun potluck dinner inside the cozy Sugar House, followed by a full moon hike on the beautiful trails at Flanders. Please bring a small, home-cooked dish that serves 4 to 6 people, comfortable shoes, and a flashlight. Cost: $10 (children under 12 are $4) plus a dish to share.

Flander's Nature Center - Full Moon Hike/Pot Luck

04/25/2013

5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-3711 X10.

On Thursday, 7 p.m. April's Magical Moon is known as the seed moon. Join us for fun and a potluck dinner inside the sugar house followed by a full moon hike on the beautiful trails. Bring a flashlight, comfortable shoes, and a cooked dish that serves 4-6 people. Cost: $10 plus a dish to share, children under 12 are $4. Registration is necessary due to limited space. Please call.

New England Carousel Museum - Tunes & Twirls: The Evolution of Carousel Music

04/25/2013

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

On Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Join us for an evening history, music, and entertainment. Bring your childhood memories of riding carousels and enjoy a presentation on the history of carousel music. Presentation by Barbara Pond, award winning and leader in the Bristol Symphony and Musical Club of Hartford.

Litchfield Historical Society - History Bites at Arethusa Farm

04/25/2013

Rte. 63, Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501.

Noon Arethusa Farm(south on Route 63 in Litchfield) Age(s): All . Free; donations accepted. Join farm manager Terri Packard on a journey through the history of one of Litchfield's oldest dairy farms. Discover what the name "Arethusa" means; learn how the farm transitioned from a locally known dairy farm to a nationally and internationally known premier dairy breeding establishment; and explore the barns where these prize winning cows live. The tour will take place at Arethusa Farm located off of Route 63 in Litchfield. Registration is required, as space is limited! Registration: email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

Merwinsville Hotel Restoration, Inc. - Spring Pot Luck Meeting

04/26/2013

1 Browns Forge Road, Gaylordsville, CT Phone: 860.350.4443.

Admission:Free - Open to all, Bring a casserole, salad or dessert to share – the Merwinsville Hotel will provide burgers, hot dogs, and drinks. Jeff Stevens from Meadowbrook Gardens will be holding a spring garden talk. In honor of Arbor Day, The Hotel will be giving a free Austrian Pine seedling to the first 25 attendees. 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Munchies -  6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Dinner - 7:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Meeting 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Jeff Stevens – Meadowbrook Gardens

Take A Seat CHAIRity Auction -- Waterbury

04/26/2013

One Oronoke Rd., Waterbury, CT 06708. Phone: 203-573-0264.

On Friday, April 26, 2013 from 5:30PM - 8:30PM at the Country Club of Waterbury the Waterbury Youth Service presents a unique event with one of a kind artwork.  Take A Seat CHAIRity Auction and Reception with over 20 area artists will unleash their creative talents inspired by this year's theme "A Celebration of Season".  Call for ticket information. 

Seymour Historical Society - Civil War Camp Life

04/27/2013

59 West Street, Seymour, CT Phone: 203-888-7471.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday The 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Company F will set-up camp in the Historical Society's yard and practice military drills and conduct weapons firing demonstrations. At noon, a cook will show how meals were prepared over open fire. Visitors will also learn the role nurses played and about the life of Corporal Joseph Pierce and the history of the 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. This event is free to members and $3 per person of $5 per couple for non-members. Visit the website for more information.