Orilla Del Mar Delights! Chef William Cosgrove of the Upper Crust Trattoria at the Silo Cooking School

04/26/2009 to 04/26/2009

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300. Fax: 860-350-5495.

Frolic at the Italian seashore as Chef Cosgrove puts his unique spin on this shrimply delicious seafood-inspired menu featuring: Crostini with Mousse di Tono, Calalmari alla Griglia Bruschetta, Pappardelle Roja con Baccala with Grilled Peppers and more. (Full participation) From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $80 per person or 2 for $150. Contact Silo Cooking School Director Chef Mary Kravec for more information.

Welcome Back Atka! Live Wolf Program

04/26/2009 to 04/26/2009

38 Curtis Road, Washington, 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Atka, an arctic gray wolf, along with his friends from the Wolf Conservation Center of New York, are back in their ongoing mission to promote wolf conservation, dispel common myths and educate adults and kids on the many wonders of wolves. Limited seating, purchase your tickets today!

Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 1:00 pm Fee: Advance tickets: $10 Adults / $6 Children OR Tickets at the door (if available): $12 Adults / $8 Children

3rd Annual Nutmeg State Half Marathon and 10k Race

04/26/2009 to 04/26/2009

Washington, 06794.

Half Marathon and 10 k Race starts at 8 a.m., Washington Primary School, Washington Depot, CT 06794. he Nutmeg State Half Marathon and 10k will return for its 3rd year in beautiful Washington, CT. The course is not only gorgeous, but fast! Only a few easy climbs. Many people have qualified for New York, Boston and other races at this event. Check out more details at www.endureitmultisports.com! See you there!

Inspired Art--A Design Workshop for Rug Hookers with Peg Irish

04/26/2009 to 04/26/2009

286 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield, 06804. Phone: 203-270-8293.

This special workshop being held on Sunday, April 26, 2009 from 10AM to 3PM at the Brookfield Craft Center has been arranged through the cooperative efforts of the BCCenter and the Newtown Hooked Rug Show. Peg Irish will assist in finding ways to interpret the Lady and the Unicorn, a unique rug hooking design. Bring your regular hooking tools, a piece of your favorite backing and 1 and 1/2 yards of a fabric you would like to use. Workshop Fee $95 includes lunch. $10 materials fee payable to instructor on class day. Registration is required. Call or email for further information and to register.

Maureen Haseley-Jones Lectures--The English Lady--Oliver Wolcott Library-Litchfield

04/28/2009 to 04/28/2009

South Street, Phone: 860-567-8030.

On Tuesday, April 28, 2009 from 7PM to 8PM join Maureen Haseley-Jones, the English Lady, for a discussion on reating a beautiful garden and then maintaining it organically. Registation is required. Call 860-567-8030

Pulitzer Prize Winners: Charles Van Doren discusses Mark Van Doren and Carl Van Doren at UConn Torrington

04/29/2009 to 04/29/2009

855 University Drive, Torrington, 06790. Phone: 860-626-6852.

Charles Van Doren will be discussing Pulitzer Prize winners, his father, Mark Van Doren and his uncle, Carl Van Doren with Davyne Verstandig. The evening is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project spring class, �Literary Prize Winners of Litchfield County�. 6:30pm � 9:00pm Free and open to the public.

History Bites Lecture Series--A Life Time Ago--Mattatuck Museum

04/30/2009 to 04/30/2009

144 West Main St., Waterbury, 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381.

On Thursday, April 30, 2009 at Noon History Bites Series-A Life Time Ago- continues with a lecture by Jeremy Joyell, author. Return to a simpler time as Mr. Joyell recounts his childhood memories of Waterbury in the 1950's. The lecture will be at the Mattatuck Museum. Free and open to the public. Suggested donation $2. Bring lunch. Beverage/dessert provided. Reservations suggested but not required.