Memorial Day Weekend at Quassy

05/23/2009 to 05/25/2009

Route 64, Middlebury, 06762. Phone: 203-758-2913. Fax: 203-598-7261.

With opening of Quassy Beach and 'Saturation Station.' Summer season officially arrives with water attractions opening at Quassy Amusement Park. 'Saturation Station' waterpark included with all-day wristband or separate admission fee.

Opening Day - Naugatuck Railroad Museum of New England

05/24/2009 to 05/24/2009

242 East Main Street, P.O. Box 400, Thomaston, 06787. Phone: 860-283-Rail or 860-482-3240.

The historic Naugatuck Railroad will start its scenic round trips on Sunday starting at noon. The 20 mile trip takes about an hour and 15 minutes. Restored vintage 1920's era coaches travel along the banks of the Naugatuck River passing through the Mattatuck Forest and past the old brass mills in the Waterville section of Waterbury, and the Thomaston Dam. All trains depart the 19th century station which is off East Main Street. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for children 3-12 and free for children 1 and under. Call or visit website for more information. Trains at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. No Trains on Memorial day May 30th and 31st.

Ansonia Memorial Day Parade

05/24/2009 to 05/24/2009

Phone: 203-735-5106.

Parade starts at 2:00 p.m. from Noland Field and comes downtown where ceremony takes place at City Hall during the parade and ends on Main St. at the shopping plaza. The Five Units marching in honor of all Veterans. "Lest We Forget"are: Connecticut Hurricanes Senior Drum Core, Hurricanes Juniors, Washington Park Fife 'n Drum, St. Peter Naugatuck High School and New Haven Gaelic.

Woodbury Memorial Day Parade

05/24/2009 to 05/24/2009

Cannon Green/Main St., Woodbury, 06798. Phone: 203-263-3113.

Woodbury Memorial Day Parade starts 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2009. Line up for marchers at 1PM at Middle School. Parade starts at 2PM and goes to Cannon Green on Main St. Parade Route follows Route 6. Come help celebrate Woodbury's 350th Anniversary.

1st Annual Memorial Day 5K Freedom Run - Town of Oxford

05/25/2009 to 05/25/2009

Town Hall, 486 Oxford Rd., Oxford, 06478. Phone: 203-888-2543 X3041. Fax: 203-888-2136.

Race length - 5K Ages 13-99yrs. 9:30 - 11 a.m. $20 Early Bird, $25 on day of race. Route: From Oxford Town Hall (486 Oxford Road), south on Rt 67 to Pleasant Valley Shopping Center and back to Town Hall. Walkers or runners welcome Non residents welcome All proceeds go to our veterans by way of the Oxford American Legion David S. Miles Post #174! First 150 registrants receive a Race T-Shirt!

Torrington Memorial Day Parade

05/25/2009 to 05/25/2009

Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. Near Coe Park. It will go through downtown on Main St. to North Elm St., back on Prospect St. and Water Street before ending at Coe Park. A ceremony will follow after the parade in honor of Veterans.

Memorial Day Celebrations in Cornwall

05/25/2009 to 05/25/2009

Cornwall, 06753. Phone: 860-672-6183.

On Monday, at 9AM, Charles Gold will lead a service at the North Cornwall Cemetery. Bring flowers to decorate the graves. At 10AM, the Seamen's Service will take place at the Covered Bridge. The parade and ceremony begin at the Town Green at 11AM. All are welcome to enjoy the Annual Carnival after the parade and ceremony on the United Church of Christ grounds, sponsored by UCC and the Cornwall Child Center. Consume hamburgers and hot dogs grilled on the spot, fresh salads, beverages and ice cream, and join in games for children of all ages. Proceeds support the Stephen Frost Scholarship Fund at the Cornwall Child Center and a variety of UCC mission concerns. Further information call 860-672-6183.

The English Lady--Maureen Hasely-Jones Lectures at Washington's Gunn Memorial Library

05/28/2009 to 05/28/2009

Jct. Rte. 47/Wykeham Road, Washington, Phone: 860-868-7586.

On Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6:30PM Maureen Hasely-Jones, The English Lady will give a talk at Washington's Gunn Memorial Library on how to cultivate a globally friendly garden and maintain it without using harmful chemicals. Call for further information.

"True Foods Spa Afternoon" - Co-Hosting is The Litchfield Saltwater Grille and The Spa at Litchfiel Hills

05/28/2009 to 05/28/2009

26 Commons Dr., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4900.

On Thursday, starting at 4:30 p.m. For $45 per person (including tax and gratuity) guests will enjoy healthy food, relaxing spa treatments, and professional beauty consultations. This event will take place at The Litchfield Saltwater Grille Restaurant on the patio and in the fireside lounge. Guests will enjoy 3 ethnic grazing food stations, a Mediteranean Table, a Tapas Table, and a Dim Sum Table. Spa Treatments will include: chair massage, mini manicures, eyebrow waxing, paraffin dip, and PHYTO Hair Care Consultation's. For Reservations call Litchfield Saltwater Grille 860-567-4900 or The Spa at Litchfield Hills 860-567-8575.

Wisdom: The Divine Feminine--Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

05/29/2009 to 05/31/2009

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

The first of God's creation and God's endless delight is Wisdom,the Mother of all life.Through the Wisdom Literature of the Hebrew Scriptures,the Divine Feminine speaks to us.Her desire is to teach us Wisdom.This weekend retreat will help us know Wisdom as a guide to right-living,how to live in harmony with all creation,love with integrity, and act joyously. Presenter: Rabbi Rami Shapiro, award-winning author, poet, essayist, educator and congregational rabbi; Directs One River, a not-for-profit educational foundation. His books include, The Sacred Art of Loving- kindness, The Divine Feminine, and Ethics of the Sages. www.rabbirami.com Friday 7 pm - Sunday 1 pm Fees:$175 (shared room,hall bath),$190 (shared, bath in room),$190 (private,hall bath),$245 (private, bath in room),$145 (commuter)