SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - WESTSIDE REGGAE FESTIVAL

08/09/2014

43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: (203) 837-9226.

As part of the Summer Concert Series, "The Third Annual Westside Reggae Festival" will feature Beres Hammond, Morgan Heritage, Barrington Levy, Anthem Band, Lupa, Nachy Bless, Johnny Osborne, Ky-Enie King and more at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For tickets, go to www.etix.com/ticket/online/homePageSearch.do?method=showPerformanceDetail&performance_id=1817691&search_source=etix. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

Flanders Nature Center - Summer Wildflower and Tree Program with Emma LoRusso

08/10/2014

596 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT Phone: (203) 263-3711 x12 .

Sunday, August 10 | 1 - 3 PM at the Sugar House. Emma Lorusso of the Goodwin Nature Center will lead a program concentrating on summer wildflowers and trees. Come and see what flowers bloom during the warm August days of summer. During this program, you will observe and identify wildflowers in bloom around the Van Vleck Nature Center. Emma will identify wildflowers and talk about their growing habits and folklore. Emma will also identify and talk about the trees that make up the forest at the nature center. This mid-summer walk is a great opportunity to see the amazing diversity of plants that constitute the center. This program will be held outdoors and will involve some walking. The Sugar House, located 1/4 mile up Church Hill Road   Preregistration is required., Cost $5 non-members . Members Free who register.

Mclaughlin Vineyards Griffen Anthony Trio

08/10/2014

14 Albert's Hill Rd., Sandy Hook, CT Phone: 203-426-1533.

1-4pm, Music & Wine Tasting, $15pp/$18@door Reservations CALL 203-426-1533

Kent Memorial Library Hosts Clare Boothe Luce in Love, War, and Nirvana Program

08/10/2014

32 North Main St., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-3761.

On Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2PM in the Kent School's Mattison Auditorium the Kent Memorial Library will offer a special conversation between Sylvia Jukes Morris and Christopher Buckley entitled Clare Boothe Luce in Love, War and Nirvana.  A clip of the grande dame in fine anecdotal fettle will be shown during the presentation.  Registration fee is $20 per person.  Both authors will be available to sign copies of their most recent books. 

Mattatuck Museum - Community Free Day: En Plein Air - Waterbury

08/10/2014

144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-753-0381 x 123.

1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Children ages 3-12 and teir caregivers are invited to step outside the Museum's gallery walls and go outside? Come draw and pain scenes of the beautiful  flowers, monuments and buildings around the Waterbury Green en plein air (out of doors) email:  sharris@mattatuckmuseum.org.

Lourdes in Litchfield - A Talent Show

08/10/2014

50 Montfort Rd., Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-1041.

A Talent Show will be held at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield, 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118  Litchfield, CT 06759 on Sunday, August 10th from 2:00 until 4:00 pm.   Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the beautiful grounds of the Shrine.  If interested in participating, forms are available after Sunday Mass and in the Grotto Café or e-mail: talent-show@charter.net.  Requests should be received by August 1st.

Ives Concert Park Ecuadorian Festival

08/10/2014

Driftway Road, Danbury, CT

Sunday, August 10 TIME TBA Tickets will be available at the gate ...

Music Mountain 85th Season Chamber Music Concert featuring St. Petersburg String Quartet--Falls Village

08/10/2014

Off Route 7, Falls Village, CT 06031. Phone: 860-824-7126.

On Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 3PM Music Mountain continues its Afternoon Chamber Music Concerts featuring the St. Petersburg String Quartet with Richardo Cavalcante de Oliveira on viola.  Check the website for further information.

FINE ARTS & FAMILY SERIES AT IVES CONCERT PARK - ECUADORIAN FESTIVAL

08/10/2014

43 lake ave. Extension, Danbury, CT 06811. Phone: (203) 837-9226.

The Ecuadorian Festival, a daylong family event, will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Ives Concert Park on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Tickets can be purchased at the gate. For more information, visit www.ivesconcertpark.com.

Gunn Memorial Library Offers WWI Film Series--Washington, CT

08/11/2014

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

WWI Film Series--Flyboys with Director Tony Bill--Monday, August 11, 1:00pm. We are pleased to welcome Director Tony Bill of Los Angeles, CA and Washington, CT for a screening  discussion of his film, Flyboys. Inspired by the true story of the legendary Lafayette Escadrille, this action-packed epic tells the tale of America's first fighter pilots. These courageous young men distinguish themselves in a manner that none before them had dared, becoming true heroes who experience triumph, tragedy, love and loss amid the chaos of  WWI. Rated PG-13 / 139 minutes. The exhibit "Over There: Washington and The Great War" will be open for viewing in the Gunn Museum before the event at the library in the Wykeham Room. GUNN MUSEUM. In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of WWI, this exhibit explores the lives of Washington residents during the war and the impact it had on our small town.