D.M. Hunt Library Hosts Annual Hunt Homegrown Plant Sale

05/16/2015 to 05/17/2015

63 Main St., Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7424.

D. M. Hunt Library will host its annual Hunt Homegrown Plant Sale May 16-17, 2015 from 9AM to 3PM.  A variety of vegetable plants, annuals, perennials and house plants will be available, all grown by local gardeners and CSAs.  Bake sale also. 

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Explore Redwing Pond


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

EXPLORE REDWING POND – Sat. May 16, 2015 at 2 pm. Join the Nature Center staff for a fun afternoon catching frogs and other inhabitants of Redwing Pond. We'll start with a brief talk on the vertebrates and invertebrates who inhabit the pond and learn how to identify them. Use our collection equipment to help us catch, observe and release these critters. FREE; please pre-register. FREE. Call us for more information.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Spring Migrants of the Nature Center


10 Deerfield Lane, Ansonia, CT 06401. Phone: 203-736-1053.

SPRING MIGRANTS OF THE NATURE CENTER – Sat. May 16, 2015 at 8 am. Join avid birder Kathy Gambacini for this early morning walk to find the birds living in or moving through our parklands to nest farther north. This is a prime time for birders. Bring your own binoculars or use ours. Dress for walking outdoors. We'll start with a quick introduction to birds. FREE, but please register in advance. FREE. Call us for more information.

Gunn Memorial Library Program: Washington Ambulance Presents CPR Training--Washington


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

Washington Ambulance Presents... CPR Training--- Saturday, May 16,2015 at 10:00am. Did you know that 80% of cardiac arrests happen in a private residence? If you learn CPR, chances are that the person you perform CPR on will be someone that you know and love. Washington Ambulance, in conjunction with National EMS Week, is offering a free two-hour class leading to CPR certification. Limited to 12 spaces. Please register early.

Litchfield Historical Society Holds Free Family Day


7 South St., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

Stop by the Litchfield Historical Society on Saturday, May 16 for the first free Family Day of the season! Admission to the Litchfield History Museum and the Tapping Reeve House & Law School are free from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. As part of family day, we will be hosting suffrage-themed tours, crafts, and games; starting at 1:00 p.m. Activities include button-making, suffrage-themed photo booth, voting activity, scavenger hunt, and games. Throughout the afternoon we will have the following scheduled events: 1:00 p.m.: Story time and game; 1:30 p.m.: Curator tour of the Colonial Revival exhibit Lure of the Litchfield Hills 2:30 p.m.: Story time and game 3:30 p.m.: Guided tour of the Tapping Reeve House & Law School. This event is free and open to the public.

Litchfield Farmers' Market Indoors


Route 202, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Saturdays. May 16, May 23, June 6. 10 am - 1 pm. The CT Grown Litchfield HIlls Farm-Fresh market is open for business at its indoor home at the Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT. Over 15 vendors participate offering seasonal field-fresh, cold-stored, hoop house and hydroponic fruits, vegetables and herbs; herb and vegetable plant starts; local eggs; pasture fed beef, bison and chicken; artisanal breads and chocolates; pies, cider doughnuts and baked goods; jams, jellies, chutney, pickles, sauces and hot sauce made from local ingredients; award winning goat and cow cheese; honey; maple syrup; balsamic vinegar, olive and grape seed oils; and goat milk soaps; local restaurants offer foods to go. Seasonal artists and guests have great offerings for yourself or special presents. Music, guest artists, a free cook and gardening book exchange and workshops are scheduled on most market days.

Greenwoods Glass Blowing Studio Hosts Music/Art Show--New Hartford


3 Robertsville Rd., Riverton, CT 06065. Phone: 860-738-9464.

A night of Great Live Music--Dancing--Art Show on May 16, 2015 from 4PM to 11PM.  Tickets $10 at the door.  To be held at the Historic Hurley Mill Building in New Hartford.  Music starts at 6PM.   Juried Art Show.

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden Hosts 6th Annual Fairy Festival--Bethlehem


9 Main St., Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: 860-266-7596.

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10AMto 5PM the Sixth Annual Fairy Festival will be held at the Bellamy-Ferriday House.  More than 20 activities and events, including dancing around the maypole, having tea with a fairy godmother and visiting Tinkerbell's house  Crafts, food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Tickets:  Family $25; adults $10; ages 6 through 16 $8; under 6 free. 

Flanders Nature Center Hosts Annual "Farm Day Celebration"--Woodbury


5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-3711 Ex. 10.

You and your family can capture the sights and sounds of a real New England farm when Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust holds its annual "Farm Day" on Saturday, May 16th at the Van Vleck Farm and Nature Sanctuary, 5 Church Hill Road in Woodbury. Being held that day from 10AM to 4PM this fun filled celebration will be packed with farm based activities that will build memories for families and kids alike. The cost for "Farm Day" is $5 per person and free for children aged two or under.

Marketing Workshop with Cheryl Bartley


9 Greenwoods Rd., New Hartford, CT

A marketing workshop by Cheryl Bartley will be on May 16th at 1 pm at the Greenwoods Firehouse located on rte. 219 over the bridge from the center of New Hartford first left on the corner. New Hartford Art League Members free $10.00 non- members. Please call me 860 489-4118 or Pam 860 489-3691 to register. Workshop will cover: Introduction to the basic elements of Licensing your Art and Designs. How to begin the process and understand the elements needed to turn your creative ideas into cash.Cheryl Bartley licenses her art images to manufacturers to place on products that are sold worldwide.