Litchfield Performing Arts Litchfield Jazz Camp Kids

07/10/2017 to 07/14/2017

240 Litchfield Turnpike, Washington, CT Phone: 860-361-6285.

9 am - 3:30 pm. Produced by Litchfield Performing Arts, Inc. at Washington Montessori School in New Preston, CT, Litchfield Jazz Camp Kids is a new 1-week music day camp for early learners and those with some musical experience. Children ages 8-11 are welcome to enroll. $400.

Flanders Nature Center Planning A Garden Of Native Plants


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

10 am. In the third of a four class gardening series that Flanders is holding, they are offering a program designed to help you with the planning of a garden using native plants whether it be the installation of a new native plant garden or the introduction of native plants in an existing garden. Recommended plant lists for different sites will be presented to help ensure a successful first year of your native plant garden. The program will be led by professional gardener Fabienne Audette, owner of Nibbling Brook Gardens. Fabienne received a Master of Science in Horticulture at Ohio State University and has had a lifelong passion and years of experience in gardening. Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members


07/11/2017 to 07/25/2017

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

Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15; Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26 ANC will be continuing family-friendly activities in our organic garden. Learn about growing a variety of fruits and vegetables. Dress appropriately; keep in mind you will get water and soil on your clothing. FREE, with the potential to take home fresh local produce!



20 Greenwoods Rd West, Norfolk, CT Phone: 866-666-6306.

8 pm. Graham Nash is coming to Infinity Hall Norfolk! What an incredible show this will be. Let's give him a warm Infinity Hall welcome as he joins us this July in Norfolk. With our intimate setting this is obviously a show of a lifetime. Grab your tickets now before they all sell out! Graham Nash VIP Packages Including Premium Seats, Meet & Greet, Soundcheck Access & More Available at

Gunn Library Sciencetellers-Tall Ships and Pirate Tales


5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT Phone: 860-868-2310 .

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. hoy! People don't just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to build a new ship before all hope is lost ... at sea! Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure and more. Do not miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist! Friday August 4, 2017

Newtown Book Sale


3 Trades Lane, Newtown, CT

9 am.  Reed Intermediate School. One of the largest and best organized book sales in New England. 90+ categories. 120,000 books, CDs, DVDs, LPs. Fiction alphabetized by author. Children's books organized by reading level.One of the largest and best organized book sales in New England. 90+ categories. 120,000 books, CDs, DVDs, LPs. Fiction alphabetized by author. Children's books organized by reading level.

Summer Birding Walks with Milan Bull at Deer Pond Farm

07/12/2017 to 07/26/2017

57 Wakeman Hill Road, Sherman, CT Phone: 860-799-4074x105.

July 12, 18, 21, 26 at 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.. Cost: Free for CAS Members; $5 for nonmembers. Milan Bull, The Connecticut Audubon Society's senior director of science and conservation, and Cathy Hagadorn, program director, will lead early-morning guided bird walks this summer at Deer Pond Farm in Sherman, Conn. This is a great opportunity to view Connecticut Audubon's new birding hotspot, recently received as a generous bequest from the estate of Kathryn D. Wriston. At this time, the Sanctuary can only be viewed by the public when accompanied by Audubon staff.

Litchfield Concerts on the Green


On the Green, Litchfield, CT

July 12 – Stache. The concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Bring a folding chair, sit back and relax for a quintessential New England evening. The concerts are free, no pets are allowed on the green, unless they are service dogs.

Ancient Target Practice

07/12/2017 to 07/12/2017

38 Curtis Road, PO Box 1260, Washington, CT 06793. Phone: 860-868-0518.

Ages 12 and up Native Americans hunted using the atlatl (spear-thrower) for thousands of years before the invention of the bow and arrow. Learn how hunters used this tool for survival before the better known bow and arrow technology arrived in Connecticut. Participants will throw spears at targets using an atlatl and try their skills with this ancient technology.
Included in the price of admission: $10 Adults; $8 Seniors; $6 Children; IAIS members free.

Oliver Wolcott Library Gonzo Girl: A Novel A Conversation with Cheryl Della Pietra


160 South St., Litchfield, CT

7-8 pm. This debut novel is raucous, page-turning, head-spinning, and side-splitting as it depicts a boss and mentor who is both devil and angel, and a young heroine who finds herself tested in the chaos that surrounds him. An intense story, Della Pietra's tale about writing, firearms, psychotropics, and the pros and cons of hot tubs will suck you in and take you on ride. Gonzo Girl is a ticket you want to buy." -Piper Kerman, author of Orange Is the New Black