Scoville Memorial Library - Zoo on the Go


38 Main Street, Salisbury, CT Phone: 860-435-2838.

Saturday June 13, 3:00  - Zoo on the Go. Kick off Summer Reading at Scoville Memorial Library with The Zoo in Forest Park from Springfield, MA.  Meet and greet some wild and wacky animals including a silky chicken, an argentine tegu, and perhaps even a baby wallaby.  It's going to be a wild time!  

Mayflower Grace to Host Day of Design--Washington, CT


Route 47, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-9466.

On Saturday, June 13, 2015 a select group of the most renowned interior designers and industry gurus will discuss their inspirations, style secrets and design aesthetics at the Mayflower Grace for a Day of Design.  Reservation are required. 

American Clock & Watch Museum - White Night Bristol


100 Maple Street, Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-6070.

White Night Bristol is back!  American Clock & Watch Museum on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. Jazz music under the stars, bring your own appetizer and beverage of choice, live art, museum is open free of charge, scavenger hunt for families, Parkside Cafe serving complimentary coffee, drawing for an oil painting by local artist Kim Villanti, special drawing for locally made Italian red table wine.....and everyone dresses in white! Great fun celebrating Bristol's arts and culture!  Check the website for further information.

Scoville Memorial Library Saturday Book Club: We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo--Salisbury


38 Main St., Salisbury, CT 06068. Phone: 860-435-2838.

Saturday June 13, 3:00--Saturday Book Club, We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo. In Bulawayo's engaging novel, 10-year-old Darling describes her life in Zimbabwe during its so-called Lost Decade and then her life as a teenager in present-day America. Darling and her friends are resilient amidst chaos. In Zimbabwe she must cope with absentee parents, abusive adults, and murdering bands of self-appointed police in a country gone horribly wrong. In America she and her new family struggle while her new country fails to live up to her hopes. Ultimately what lingers is Bulawayo's poignant insights into how a person decides what to embrace and what to surrender when adapting to a new culture in a new land. Meets in History Room.

For the Love of Gardening Garden Tour--Redding


101 Marchant Rd., Redding, CT 06896. Phone: 203-938-2117.

On Saturday, June 13, 2015 Rain or Shine from 10AM to 4:30PM a Joyful Garden Tour of eight exceptional private gardens in Redding will be held.  Garden Tour Only $40.  Tour and Lunch $52.  Call or check the website to make reservations.

Pomperaug Valley Garden Club Holds Fine Art & Flowers Event--Woodbury

06/13/2015 to 06/14/2015

319 Main St. S, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-266-0110.

On June 13 an 14, 2015 from 10Am to 4PM the Pomperaug Valley Garden Club will hold Fine Art & Flowers. an event in which artwork is the inspiration for floral arrangements.  The event will be held at Fine Line Art Gallery, Woodbury.  A plant sale and art demonstrations will also be offered. 

90th Anniversary Guild Fair - Lutheran Home of Soutbury


990 Main St. North, Southbury, CT Phone: 203-264-9135 .

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday rain or shine.  Visitors will enjoy listening to live music as they browse thru  booths featuring crafts, baked goods, plants, holiday decorations, vintage linens, toys and boutique.  A silent auction and drawing will connect guests with an array of valuable items and gift certificates. Hot dogs, strawberry shortcake, sandwiches and ice cream will be served.

Keeler Tavern Museum Family Day--Ridgefield


132 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-5485.

On  Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM on the Keeler Museum Campus the Annual Family Day will be held. Fun for the whole family! Immerse yourself in history from Colonial days to the Gilded Age, with historic reenactors, period crafts, hands-on demonstrations, games, food, music, period dances, a cake contest, antique cars, pony-rides and petting zoo, face painting, and much more. As part of Family Day on Saturday, June 13, 2015 (details below), Keeler Tavern Museum invites all bakers to participate in a cake contest. Here's your chance to show off your baking skills! There's no fee to participate, but we do ask you to register so we know how many cakes to expect.  The family day is free and open to the public. Check the website for entry information.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Nature Games for Children


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

NATURE GAMES FOR CHILDREN – Sat. June 13, 2015 at 2 pm--"You Can't See Me!" Come join Ranger Jessica for an afternoon of hiding in the woods, chasing each other through the fields, and pretending we are the animals that live in Connecticut's forests, while learning about the wonderful wild world around us! We'll top it off with a wilderness scavenger hunt! FREE.

Danbury Railway Museum Hosts Steel & Wheels Car Show


White Street, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: 203-778-8337.

Danbury Railway Museum is pleased to be the host venue for the Steel & Wheels car show to benefit the Women's Center of Danbury. The fun will begin at 9:00am and end at 3:00pm on Saturday, June 13 (rain date: Sunday, June 14). General admission is $10 ages 5 and older (under 5, free) and includes admission to the museum, train rides, and the car show. Trains will begin
running hourly at 10:30 with the last train departing at 3:30; the museum itself will close at 5:00. The car show is expected to attract many classic and unusual cars with the first 100 entries receiving goodie bags and dash plaques.