Fun @ the Gunn Jr. Library - Summer Reading "A Stitch in Time Program" - Washington


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

On Friday, Hooray! It's time for Summer Reading! This summer's "A Stitch in Time" program begins with sign up. Kids can participate in our story, craft and family activities based on the daily life and times during the Civil War era. Call for more information or visit the website.

Cole Bros. Circus - Brass Mill Center - Waterbury

06/24/2011 to 06/26/2011

495 Union Street, Waterbury, CT 06706. Phone: 386-736-0071 .

On Friday and Saturday.  Cost $14 to $20.  All day event.  Quality Family entertainment since 1884, three generations of American have enjoyed the Cole Bros. Circus.  Visit the website or call or email for more information.

Downtown Rocks - Benefitting CityCenter Danbury at The Palace Danbury


165 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810.

On Friday, 6 p.m. Headliner performance by:  Bronze Radio Return @9:30 p.m. With supporting acts: Amanda Bloom & Jon Chapman, Pete Herger and Friends, Nicole Frechetter. Tickets: $17.50 pre-show; $20 at the Door. For tickets visit the website.

Hopkins Vineyard Hosts Garden Party


25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT 06777. Phone: 860-868-7954.

On Friday, June 24, 2011 from 7-9 PM Hopkins Vineyard has teamed up with floral experts Everything Botanical of Washington, CT to bring you an unforgettable evening of fun and education.  Discover how to incorporate the perfect plants with delicious wine and cheese pairings.  There will be an educational discussion on plants, floral designs, local Connecticut cheeses and Hopkins fine wines served.  Held at Hopkins Vineyard, the cost is $35 per person.  Advanced registration is required, seating is limited.

12th Annual Ice Cream Social - New Morning Store - Woodbury


New Moringing Store, 738 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

From 4 - 7 p.m. Join New Morning for our annual Ice Cream Social, a benefit for Safe Haven's free emergency shelter and services to victims of domestic violence in greater Woodbury. Your natural and organic ice cream sundae will taste twice as delicious knowing that 100% of your donation supports Safe Haven's good work. Bring the whole family! New Morning collects monetary contributions and donations of toiletries and consumable supplies the month ahead of the event. You can drop them at the store during regular store hours. The Ice Cream Social is an opportunity for people to donate personal care items and non-perishables, collected throughout June and delivered to Safe Haven after the event. New Morning matches and donates 100% of the cash proceeds to the shelter. Safe Haven can use your assistance all year round! Gift cards, new clothing and personal care products are always welcome. $5. Donation. For more information, please call 203-575-0388 or

Rachmaninoff: A Gift of Melody at Studio 59 Torrington


59 Barber St., Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 8 6 0 - 4 8 2 - 6 8 0 1 .

Rachmaninoff:  A Gift of Melody featuring Timothy Alexandre Wallace solo piano. Saturday - June 25  7:00pm - Potluck Supper
7:45 - Performance. Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (1873 - 1943) is widely considered one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last great representatives of Romanticism in Russian classical music. The piano is featured prominently in Rachmaninoff's compositional output. He made a point of using his own skills as a performer to explore fully the expressive possibilities of the instrument. Even in his earliest works he revealed a sure grasp of idiomatic piano writing and a striking gift for melody.TICKETS:  General:  $16.50 (tax included) Students: (12 and under)  Free (Must be accompanied by an adult) LIMITED SEATING RSVP: 8 6 0 - 4 8 2 - 6 8 0 1. Vist the website for more information.        

2011 Open Your Eyes Studio Tour at various towns

06/25/2011 to 06/26/2011

40 Main Street, Suite 1, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-618-0075.

On  Saturday,  10 - 5 p.m. & Sunday,  10 - 4 p.m.   Open Your Eyes and tour Artists' studios in Norfolk, Colebrook, Winsted, Riverton/Barkhamsted and New Harford.   Come into the spaces where they create, and see first hand how these artist approach their work. It's Free and easy.  Appropriate for all ages, and the settings are lovely. Sponsored by: The Northwest CT Arts Council.  For more information visit the website or call.

Early Waterpark Admission for Season Pass Holders at Lake Compounce - Bristol


822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010. Phone: 860-583-3300.

On Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Lake Compounce Early Waterpark Admission for Season Pass Holders. Splash Harbor Waterpark will open 1 hour early, at 11:00 A.M. for season pass holders only, on Saturday, June 25th.  You can grab your favorite chair by the water, cop a squat in the shade, or camp out near Harborside Pizza, and start your water fun early!  Season pass holders are instructed to see park employees located at both waterpark entrances, upon arrival, for details. Season passes are available at a reduced price of $69.99 for a limited time.  All tickets and season passes may be purchased by visiting

Project Troubador's 22nd Annual Grove Festival - Lakeville/Salisbury


Lake Wononscopmic, Lakeville, CT 06069.

On Sat. 5 to 10 p.m. Music, Theatre, and Dancing on the shores of Lake Wononscopmic, Lakeville, Ct.  Adults: $10, Children 12 and under $5. Bring a picnic, and your dancing shoes.

Music Mountain 2011--82nd Season--Music of the 1920s and 1930s--Falls Village


Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 6:30PM Music Mountain's concert series continues featuring South Shore Syncopaters, with Dancing and Long Island's Premiere Dance Orchestra specializing in the music of the 1920's and 1930's.  Call for reservations and further information  Group rates and pre-season ticket vouchers are available.