Spring Has Sprung - Free Family Event Kent


Kent Village Barn - Main Street, Kent, CT Phone: 917.576.7780.

On Sunday, May 19th Free Family Event - Spring has Sprung is a free outdoor community event for families on May 19th, from 11am – 2pm. Join us in the Kent Village Barns shopping area in front of the children's boutique Three Monkeys and Me. Children can partake in hooping mini-classes, mural painting, a photo booth, art projects, face painting and a drumming circle. Live acoustic music will be performed by Benny Mikula. Snacks will be provided by J.P. Gifford's. Everyone is invited to attend this FREE event. Spring has Sprung is co-sponsored by Kids Night Out  and Mommy Poppins CT. Kids Night Out produces kid-friendly, activity-filled produces kid-friendly, activity filled events while supporting local businesses and the communities which surround them. Participants: Bring the Hoopla, Mommy Poppins CT, Chirp, Julia Jane Kids photography, Three Monkeys and Me, Benny Mikula. J.P. Gifford's.

Lilac Walk & Tea at Bellamy Ferriday House and Garden


9 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT

On Sunday, May 19 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bethlehem's Bellamy Ferriday House and Garden is hosting a Lilac Walk and Tea party. Participants attending this event will learn the history, care and culture of lilacs with Bellamy- Ferriday Site Horticulturist, George McCleary. A tea in the historic garden will follow the program on lilacs. Admission for the event is $12 for adults and $10 for members of the Connecticut Landmarks Association, $5 children, and $25 for families.

Chorus Angelicus Spring Concert -- Torrington


Water Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: 860-496-8841.

On Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 4PM Chorus Angelicus & Gaudeamus, will offer a spring concert at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Torrington.  The concert will feature the Training and Junior Choir with guest Senior Choir.  Email for further information.

Institute For American Indian Studies - Artifact Identification Day


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

On Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Did your spring cleaning uncover mystery items that you think might have been made by Native Americans? Bring your local stone artifacts or American Indian cultural items to IAIS for identification by IAIS Director of Research and Collections, Dr. Lucianne Lavin, a specialist in Eastern Woodland material culture. Limit 12 items per person please.  Fee: Included in regular museum admission: $5 Adults; $4.50 Seniors; $3 Children; IAIS Members Free.

Keeler Tavern Museum Garden House - Devonshire Players Chamber Music Concert


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

On Sunday, 3 p.m. Visit the website for more iformation.

New Milford Public Llibrary Talk - Merwinsville Hotel History Where It Stands Now


Main Street, New Milford, CT Phone: 860.350.4443.

NEW MILFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY TALK AT THE NEW MILFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY 6:30 p.m. - Jeff Edelstein, Former Hotel President, along with current Hotel Board members will be presenting a talk on the history of the Hotel along with a discussion of where the restoration is headed.

New Morning Market - Live Jazz Nights In the Café! with Doug White


129 Main Street North , Woodbury, CT Phone: 203-263-4868.

6:00pm-9:00pm Composer, singer and tenor saxophonist featured throughout Europe and the East Coast with legendary singer Annie Ross, Doug White, founder of independent jazz label Juniper Records, has enjoyed international acclaim at the helm of his own trios and quartets since the early 70's. Offering a program that ranges from bop to ballads, catchy original material as well as great standards, blues and modern-style improvising, Doug has entertained at New York City's Supper Club, Jubilee, Bubble Lounge and Rainbow and Stars London's Pizza at the Park and Green Room along with private engagements in London, Paris, and Provence. He has performed at a number of European festivals as well. Doug recently received favorable reviews from the international and American media.The café will be open until 9:00pm: join Doug for an evening of jazz and New Morning for something delicious! FREE!

History Bites Lecture Series Continues at Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden--Bethlehem


21 Main Street, Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: 203-266-7596.

On Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Noon the History Bites Series continues featuring Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, Bethlehem  with speaker: Cindy Cormier, Education and Historic Sites Manager.  Lecture Site:  Bellamy Hall of First Church of Bethlehem.  The lunchtime lectures are free and open to the public.  Bring lunch.  Beverages and desserts are provided.  Reservations requested but not required. 

Flanders Nature Center - Full Moon Hike - Pot Luck


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

Full Moon Hike | Pot Luck Friday, May 24th | 7:30 PM | Sugar House. The full moon in May is known as the 'Flower Moon'. Please join us for a fun potluck dinner inside the cozy Sugar House, followed by a hike in the moonlight on the beautiful trails at Flanders. Please bring a small home-cooked dish that serves approximately 4-6 people, comfortable shoes, and a flashlight.  Cost: $10 plus a dish to share.

rans-Am Championship, Memorial Day weekend, Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25

05/24/2013 to 05/25/2013

60 White Hollow Rd., Lime Rock, CT 06039. Phone: 1.800.RACE.LRP . Fax: 860.435.5010.

The race series that Paul Newman made famous at Lime Rock Park – Trans-Am – is big-engined Mustangs, Camaros and Corvettes going head-to-head for 100 thrilling miles. Fun- and food-filled Midway will have new attractions for 2013, too! Free parking, free paddock access, kids 12 and under free. Call 860.435.5000 or go to limerock.com