Ansonia Nature Center Program: Moonshine and Firefly Night Hike


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

Ansonia Nature Center Program:MOONSHINE AND FIREFLY NIGHT HIKE – Sat. July 12, 7:30 pm. Rangers Martin and Mike will follow the wooded paths in the park looking for glowworms in the leaf litter. Conclude with an explosion of beetles in the Lampyridae family, better known as lightning bugs and fireflies. FEE: $1.00 per person. Please register in advance. Wear shoes for hiking.

Ansonia Nature Center Program: Tips and Tricks to Reducing Your Carbon Footprint


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

Ansonia Nature Center Program:  TIPS AND TRICKS TO REDUCING YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT – Sat. July 12, 2 pm
Join the green team, Rangers Jess and Mike, to learn how you can reduce your carbon footprint. Did you know that a typical household throws away an estimated 474 pounds of food waste each year? Come and learn how to compost, how to construct an easy home composting system, what you can recycle and how, and alternative methods to help reduce your household waste. Please call to register for this FREE program.

Beardsley and Memorial Library - Program: From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Co. in the 1950’s


40 Munro Place, Barkhamsted, CT Phone: (860) 379-6043.

Remember when? Relive those amazing trips to town as The Friends of Beardsley & Memorial Library present From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Co. in the 1950’s at their annual meeting on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Library. Elizabeth Abbe, Director of Public Outreach at the Connecticut Historical Society, will take you on a trip back in time to Hartford’s destination department store where the customer was always right. Bring your memories along with your favorite purchases. There will be a display of G. Fox Co. treasures and time for you to share a favorite G. Fox Co. story. The program is free and open to the public.


White Flower Farm Lectures Series: Jazz Up Your Summer Garden--Litchfield


167 Litchfield Rd, Morris, CT 06763. Phone: 860-567-8789.

On Saturday July 12, 2014 White Flower Farm's lecture series concludes with Tom Bodnar:  Jazz Up Your Summer Garden--Think Bold, Think Big.  Talks begin at 10AM and are held in our lecture room at the top of the hill where parking is available.  All lectures have a $15 fee and advance registration is preferred.  Check the website for further information.

White Silo Farm & Winery Holds Jami Ray Drumming Circle--Sherman


32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT 06784. Phone: 860-355-0271.

On Saturday, July 12, 2014 the White Silo Farm & Winery will host a Jami Ray Drumming Circle on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 5-7PM.  Come and enjoy this energy event.  Call to register. 

H.O.R.S.E. - Seminar - Washington


43 Wilbur Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-1960.

H.O.R.S.E. Seminar- Saturday July 12, 2014. 10AM- 2PM/ Vet, farrier, dentist, training demonstrations. feed and hay suppliers to answer your questions. $10 per attendee.

12th Annual Gardening Fair - Gardening in Harmony with Nature - Bethel


67 Stony Hill Rd., Unconn Fairfield County Extension Center, Bethel, CT 06801. Phone: 03-207-3262.

The University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program of Fairfield County and the Connecticut Master Gardener Association will sponsor their 13th Annual Gardening Fair on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.  The theme this year is Gardening in Harmony with Nature. This free event requires no pre-registration and offers the public an opportunity to learn about sustainable gardening activities and practices. There will be presentations on designing with native plants, vegetable gardening, butterflies and pollinators and a pruning how-to. Information booths cover a variety of topics including beekeeping, wildflowers, annual/container gardening, composting, soil, vegetables, turf care, ferns, low-toxic gardening approaches as well as invasive plants and insects. There are also walks on the grounds that will showcase trees, perennials, wildflowers/native plants and the vegetable garden. Free refreshments, demonstrations, a free plant raffle, the sale of gently used gardening books and other garden related activities are planned for those who attend this eagerly awaited annual gardening event. The Fair will be held on the grounds of the Fairfield County Extension Center at 67 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06810. Call the Master Gardener office with questions at (203) 207-3262.  Additional information and updates will be available at this website.

Waterbury Symphony Orchestra 26th Anniversary Picnic & Pops


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

6 p.m. Guest Artist, Rob Zappulla, known for his skillful vocal style and rich baritone, brings his trumpet and joins the Waterbury Symphony in this big band style round-up of your favorite Sinatra tunes!   The gates open at 4 pm for picnicking and relaxing.  The concert begins at 6 pm.  Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the gate. Please note, children under 18 are free.  

Mattatuck Museum Hosts Commuity Free Day--Waterbury


144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT 06702. Phone: 203-753-0381 Ext. 130.

Mattatuck Museum will host Community Free Day on July 13, 2014 at 1PM.  Children (6-12) and adult companions are invited to explore "The Way We Worked" and learn about Waterbury as home to great inventors.  Visitors can then create their own tool using fine art materials and found objects. 

5th Annual Falls Village Car & Motorcycle Show


Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-5861.

10-3, Downtown Falls Village, CT. Antiques, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Race Cars, Motorcycles, Special Interest & More!
Food, Live Music, Trophies, & more; set in a quaint small New England town. $10 Registration, Spectators free! Benefit the Falls Village Vol. Fire Dept. For more information, call 860-824-5861 or visit The Falls Village Car Show on Facebook.