Waterbury Garden Club Holiday Tea at Bunker Hill Congregational Church


274 Bunker Hill Ave., Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-574-3636 x 1111.

On Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Kymrie Zaslo, floral designer demonstration. Raffle, baked goods, gift baskets, plan sale, door prizes.

Cornwall Library - Author Talk John Tauranac will discuss his book The Empire State Building:


30 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT Phone: 860-672-6874.

Sunday, November 9* 3 pm. John Tauranac will discuss his book The Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark. First published in 1995, this re-issue is an elegant and surprising biography of a 65-year-old building that, no longer the tallest in the world, has endured as the symbol of New York City, the epitome of the skyscraper and the very icon of progress the world over. In a new epilogue to the Cornell edition, Tauranac highlights the continuing resonance and influence of the Empire State Building in the rapidly changing post-9/11 cityscape. Books will be available for signing and purchase.

Brookfield Historical Society : Veterans Concert, A Musical Salute to Veterans to Take Place Place at the Brookfield Library


182 Whisconier Rd., Rte. 25 , Brookfield, CT Phone: 203 775-3934 .

Billy Michael and his Band J and B Lite will perform at a free concert to honor local Brookfield and area veterans on Sunday afternoon, November 9, 2014 at 2:00 P.M.   The performance will be held in the community room of the Brookfield Public Library.  The event is part of the Community’s 11th annual Veteran’s program, “A Musical Salute to Veterans”, sponsored by the Brookfield Historical Society and the Brookfield Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10201.   Michael, who leads the group, will present a selection of popular music, which emerged during America’s military campaigns from the American Revolution, thru World War I and II and up to the present time. He will be joined by Sarah Fay and Serina Quinsland Moore, both of Brookfield who will provide female vocal accompaniment appearing as the Veteranettes. In addition, two decorated wartime area veterans will be honored for their military service. Following the performance complimentary refreshments will be served. Admission is free and the general public is invited to attend. For more information log onto ww.brookfieldcthistory.org  


Victorian Lady presents Show with Edwardian Accessories--New Hartford


Brodie Park, New Hartford, CT 06057. Phone: 860-379-3138.

Licia and Mason Beekley Community Library Bookfriends will present a Downton Abbey Tea with Kandie Carle, The Victorian Lady.  Carle has assembled a collection of authentic Victorian and Edwardian clothing and accessories dating from the mid-19th century to the turn of the 20 century.  Admission to the event is $20 for Bookfriends members, $30 for non-members.  Limited reservations are available.  Call to reserve. 

New Morning Market Move with the Spirit--Benefit for the Orphans and Widows in Malawi, Africa --Woodbury


129 Main St. North, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-263-4868.

On Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 2-3PM at New Morning Market come to MOVE with the Spirit.  This is a gratitude fitness class for the spiritually hungry.  Be prepared to stretch your body with proper alignment, strengthen your legs, back and core.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring a fitness mat.  Tickets: $15. 

Institute for American Indian Studies Holds Veterans Day Celebration--Washington , CT


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

On. Sunday, November 9th. noon to 2 p.m.  Each year IAIS honors a local Native American who has served in the United States Military. Join us in honoring Leon P. Brown (Paugussett) and remembering all veterans, Native and non-Native, who have served our country with courage and pride. Throughout history, Native Americans have served their country with the highest record of service per capita when compared to the general American population and to any other ethnic group. Following a traditional ceremony in our outdoor village, participants and visitors are invited to a light lunch. Donations welcome.

Minor Memorial Library - Author & Illusrator To Speak on Great Garlic"


23 South St, Roxbury, CT Phone: (860) 350-2181.

Roxbury residents, journalist and author George Feifer and author illustrator Billy Steers will speak about their new book, Great Garlic: A Complete Guide to Nature’s Spiciest Spice, at Minor Memorial Library, 23 South Street, Roxbury on Sunday, November 9 at 3 pm. The program is free and open to the public and is part of the library’s “Meet the Author and Illustrator” series that gives local authors an opportunity to meet and discuss their new books with their neighbors. Minor Memorial Library is handicapped-accessible. Refreshments will be served.

Contact: Silky Berger (860) 350-2181; sberger@biblio.org

Oxford Historical Societty - A History of Native Americans in Connecticut: Book Talk by Lucianne Lavin


St. Peters Hall, 421 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT Phone: 203-888-0230.

Sunday, Nov 9   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm at  St. Peters Hall, 421 Oxford Road. A History of Native Americans in Connecticut:  Book Talk by Lucianne Lavin.

Aldrich Museum Hosts Talk: Historica Fiction with Authors Rich and Kanon --Ridgefield


258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: 203-438-4519.

Talk: Historical Fiction with Authors Rich and KanonSunday, November 9 · 2 pm to 3 pm. Member · FREE--Non-member (with paid admission to museum) · FREE  Register Online. Join Nathaniel Rich, author of The Collector, a short story based loosely on the collecting life of Museum founder Larry Aldrich and commissioned for the Aldrich's 50th Anniversary; Joseph Kanon, author of Istanbul Passage; and other writers for a discussion about the historical fiction genre, its varied interpretation by authors, and the challenges and opportunities faced when writing work in this motif. After a brief reception at which the authors will sign their books, Rich will lead a registration-required writing workshop. This program is presented in partnership with Ridgefield Library and Books on the Common.

Mattatuck Museum -Cinema Fall: Veterans of Color, Courage, Adversity, Triumph


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

3 p.m.  Cinema Fall: Veterans of Color, Courage, Adversity, Triumph. Free for members. $5 non-members.