Waterbury Symphony Orchestra Picnic & Pops: Hits of Eight Decades

07/09/2017 to 07/09/2017

43 Hollow Park Road, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-574-4283.

The WSO begins the season with Hits of 8 Decades, launching its celebration with the return of Picnic & Pops, in Woodbury's Hollow Park, Sunday, July 9 at 6pm. The program commemorates the Symphony's history in the community with timeless tunes that span decades and generations. Classic standards and beloved ballads provide the perfect musical backdrop for an evening under the stars with friends, family, and good cheer. General admission tickets begin $15, purchased in advance through the WSO website or office, and $20 purchased the day of the event.

Southbury Concert Series

07/10/2017

561 Main St. South, Southbury, CT Phone: (203) 262-0633.

6:30-8:30 pm. Join us for another great concert with the area's most popular band. "Gunsmoke" will again be gracing our Southbury stage giving us an evening of country music. They were named Country band of the Year by the New York Metro Country Music Association. RAIN OR SHINE: In case of rain the concert will be held inside the Senior Center/Parks and Recreation Building.

Ansonia Nature Center MONDAY NIGHT TRAIL RUN

07/10/2017

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

5:30-6:30 pm This is a call to all of the runners who want something that is out of the ordinary! Ranger Dan will lead you through our 156-acre network of trails, while you burn off the weekend's extra calories. We guarantee that this FREE program is the best way to start off your week. Please register.

Newtown Historical Society History Camp

07/10/2017 to 07/14/2017

Main Street, Newtown, CT Phone: 203-426-5937.

9 am - noon or 1 pm - 4 pm. This unique camp is designed for children ages 8, 9 & 10 and each session is limited to 12 campers to guarantee a rich, hands-on experience. Cost is $150 for members and $175 for non-members. Please contact Gordon Williams for further information or to register at 203-405-6392.

Keeler Tavern Museum Keeler Kids Session I

07/10/2017 to 07/14/2017

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

Colonial Ridgefield: It Takes a Village. 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (Extended Day available). Explore life in Colonial Ridgefield! Colonial Ridgefield was a bustling village with cobblers, bakers, and candlestick makers. Campers will learn about Ridgefield's colonial trades and construct storefronts from recyclable materials. For boys and girls entering grades 1 - 3. $250 ($225 with Family Membership, 10% sibling discount)

The Glebe House 17th Annual ART IN THE GARDEN

07/10/2017 to 07/14/2017

49 Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-2855.

Have fun gardening in our Colonial Children's Garden, plant crazy containers, design your own garden gloves, learn about herbal remedies and make a first aid kit, paint in the garden, and much more. (ages 6-10)

Derby Historical Society's Annual Silver Tea

07/10/2017

73 High Street, Derby, CT Phone: 203-735-1908.

Our 27th Annual Silver Tea will be held at the LaSala Banquet Hall in Derby from 2:00 to 4:30 pm. Sheryl Faye will be portraying Eleanor Roosevelt "The First Lady of the World" at this wonderful fundraising event. Tickets will be available online  and are $30 per person. There will also be an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for our many prizes. Refreshments of tea sandwiches, baked goods, punch, coffee and tea will be served. Invitations will be sent to those who are on the mailing list. More information will be posted on our website soon! 

Camp Aldrich 2017: Mixing Media with Erika Rohde

07/10/2017 to 07/14/2017

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

Entering grades 1 through 3. Join Museum educators and practicing artists for Camp Aldrich—full-day, week-long arts experiences for children. Campers explore the work on view as well as the Museum's three-acre campus, are inspired by The Aldrich's exhibitions, and learn to incorporate the world around them into their art. Each week culminates in a celebration for family and friends. Caregivers receive personalized daily emails from Camp staff with updates on what the group did during the day, what their child accomplished and learned, and what is planned for the children the following day. Build, create, and design during this week of material exploration with artist Erika Rohde. Back by popular demand, she will lead campers as they make mobiles, design large-scale paintings, and create with found objects, all inspired by the exhibitions on view and the Museum's Sculpture Garden. Students will unveil their masterpieces at an exhibition opening on Friday, July 14, at 5 pm.

Lake Compounce Pina Colada Day!

07/10/2017

186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-3300 (Offices open at 9am).

Enjoy half priced Pina Coladas all day at the Lake Compounce Watering Hole! Snap a selfie of you sipping a Pina Colada with Lake Compounce in the background! Offer available July 10th only. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount.

Brookfield Historical Society American American Military Forum - The Organization of Strategic Services (OSS) During WWII

07/10/2017

165 Whisconier Road , Brookfield, CT

7:30 pm. Robert Purssell of Brookfield, a retired engineer and research writer, will conduct a multi-media presentation on the WWII Organization of Strategic Services (OSS) Purssell will focus on the origins of the Organization and its use during the war to infiltrate their agents into enemy strongholds, organize resistance and interrupt and destroy vital enemy operations. He will also discuss the experience of former Brookfield resident John Breen who graduated from the first class of OSS agents and served the organization in Burma during the war. Finally Purssell will explain how the OSS eventually morphed into the current day Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)