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Wed. April 12
Meeting
THOMPSON --- The Friends of the Thompson Public Library's Annual Meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. The group's Annual Program will feature live musical entertainment by students of Marianapolis Preparatory School at 7  in the Library Meeting Room. Free. All welcome.
 
Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present “Waterbirds in Love: Photography by Carol Lowbeer” through April 28 at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. Free. 860-928-4948.
 
Art Exhibit
THOMPSON --- The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will present, in its Art @ the Library series, the 14th Annual Thompson Community Art Show Perspective through April 28. www.thompsonpubliclibrary.org
 
Thur. April 13
Senior Meeting
PUTNAM --- Putnam Senior Citizens will meet at 2 p.m. at the Putnam VFW.
 
Fri. April 14
Blood Drive
S. WOODSTOCK --- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodstock Fire Bungay Brigade on Rt. 171. 1-800-RED CROSS.
 
Eagle Program
CANTERBURY --- The Canterbury Historical Society will present Bill Reid of the Last Green Valley with a program about eagles in the area following the 7 p.m. business session at the Community Room at Town Hall.  Free. All welcome.  http://canterburyhistorical.org/?event=april-monthly-meeting-and-history-themed-program
 
Sat. April 15
BBQ
S. WOODSTOCK --- Putnam Lodge #46 (White building, blue roof near fairgrounds) will hold its spring BBQ from 4 to 6 p.m. Takeout only. $10. Benefits sponsorship of local Little League teams. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 
Church Supper
DANIELSON --- The  Westfield Church on Main Street will hold a Swedish Meatball Supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eat in or take out. $12 for adults and $8 for kids 10 and younger
 
Fishing Derby
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Rotary Club will holds its annual Noe Poulin Fishing Derby at Rotary Park. Registration is free and starts at 8 a.m. The derby runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Age groups are 5 and under, 6-9, 10-12 and 13-15. Prizes. Free.
 
Tues. April 18
Exercise Group
WOODSTOCK --- The Woodstock Senior Exercise Group will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. every Tuesday in the Woodstock Town Hall lower level meeting room. Free for all Woodstock senior citizens 60 and older. 860-974-1050.
 
Wyndham Program
DANIELSON --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present Every Day Earth Day Fair at 11 a.m. at QVCC. 860-963-2090.
 
Wed. April 19
Cooking Demo
N. GROSVENORDALE --- TEEG will host Cooking Matters, a presentation brought to us through Share our Strength’s “Cooking Matters” program, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the TEEG office. Meals created with items found in pantry. All welcome. Free. Childcare available. Register:  860-923-3458.
 
Fri. April 21
‘Buddy Holly’
PUTNAM --- The Bradley Playhouse on Front Street will present “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” at 7:30 p.m. April 21, 22, 28 and 29 and May 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. April 23, 30 and May 7. 860-928-7887.
 
Comedy Fund-raiser
WOODSTOCK --- The Woodstock Academy Freshmen Class is Hosting Dan Candell’s Comedy Hypnosis show at 7 p.m. at the academy’s auditorium.  For all ages. $10 at the door. 860- 928-6575 ext. 1143
 
Sat. April 22
Cordon Bleu Fund-raiser
POMFRET --- RFL Chicken Cordon Bleu Dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Pomfret Community School to benefit American Cancer Society. $20 for adults, $10 for children under 10, children 4 and under eat free (chicken tenders). 860-974-1202 or  860-974-2405.
 
Spring Fair
ASHFORD --- The Ashford Senior Center Spring Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 25 Tremko Lane. Lunch available for purchase. Spaces available 860-428-6502.
 
Wyndham Program
POMFRET --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present Salamander Search at 1 p.m. Lyon Preserve at the end of Wrights Crossing Road. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
Race/Walk
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camper Camper Scamper 5k race/walk and 1 mile kid run will begin with registration at 8 a.m. at the camp on Taft Pond Road. The race starts at 10. Register by April 1 to receive discount and free T-shirt. www.4hcampct.org.
 
Open House
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp Open House will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. April 22. From 1:30 to 2 p.m. April 22 an informational parent panel on the benefits of camp will be presented.  www.4hcampct.org.
 
Rabies Clinic
DANIELSON --- Pet Pals Northeast, a local animal welfare organization, is holding a low cost rabies clinic from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital, Rt. 12, Danielson/Plainfield town line.  No appointment necessary.  $12 cash per animal. All animals must be on a leash or in a secured carrier.  If available, bring prior proof of rabies vaccination. 860-317-1720.
 
Volunteer Day
WOODSTOCK --- The annual Nahaco Park Volunteer Day will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park on Crystal Pond Road. Please sign in at the Dining Hall near the lake. Lunch provided. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Sun. April 23
Acorn Adventure
HOLLAND, Mass. --- TLGV Ranger Marcy's Acorn Adventure Salamander Story Walk at Lake Siog will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Meet at the parking area on Pond Bridge Road. Snacks, Acorn stickers & fresh air, fun. Dress for the weather, and bring a friend. Free. All welcome.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 
Fri. April 28
Book Sale
WOODSTOCK --- The PAWS Cat and Kitten Shelter will hold a book sale from 3 to 6 p.m. April 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 29 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at 244 Rt. 171. Rain/snow/shine. 860-336-7129.
 
Book/Bake Sale
BROOKLYN --- Our Lady of LaSalette Church will hold a book and bake sale from 5 to 8 p.m. April 28 and from 9 a.m. to noon April 29 in the church basement.
 
Sat. April 29
Bake Sale
DAYVILLE --- The fourth annual bake sale benefitting Cassie’s Kitten Kastle will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Petco. 
 
Concert
CANTERBURY --- Hannu Makipuro will celebrate Finland'’s Centenary with a concert, at 7 p.m. April 29 and at 3 p.m. April 30 at the Finnish Hall on N. Canterbury Road. April 29 tickets are $30 and include heavy hors d'oeuvres; April 30 tickets are  $15 and include light refreshments. 860-423-3854.
 
Healthy Kids Day
PUTNAM --- The Hale YMCA will hold its annual Healthy Kids Day from 3 to 6 p.m. All welcome. Many healthy free events. Rain or shine. For more info, email: erin, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Tues. May 2
Performance
WOODSTOCK --- The Three C’s of the Performing Arts for Kids will present “Biscuit, The Little Yellow Puppy” at 10 a.m. at the Hyde Cultural Center for grades pre-k through second. $4. www.thethreecs.org
 
Fri. May 5
Fun on Lawn
PUTNAM --- The Congregational Church of Putnam will present Fun on the Lawn: A Kids’ Fair from 5 to 8 p.m. during First Friday downtown. Free. 860-928-4405.
 
Book Sale
PUTNAM --- The Congregational Church of Putnam will present its annual Book Sale from 5 to 7 p.m. May 5 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 6. Benefits community charities. 860-928-4405.
 
Auction/Tag  Sale
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H 63rd annual Auction and Tag Sale will be held at 6 p.m. May 5 and 6. Donations sought through May 3. 860-974-3379.
 
Sat. May 6
Book Sale
W. WOODSTOCK --- The West Woodstock Library will hold its annual book sale to benefit the library from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
 
Market
CANTERBURY --- The Finnish American Heritage Society on N. Canterbury Rd will hold its annual Tori Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine. Vendors sought. 860-608-7877
 
Town Tag Sale
POMFRET  --- The 11th Annual Town Wide Tag Sale will be held starting at 7 a.m. Purchase a map for $1 at Pomfret Community School and the Christ Church to find the tag sales. From 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the Christ church's Colossal Rummage Sale will be held. Preview Sale and Early Bird Buy-in is $5 per person from 5 to 7 p.m. May 5. There will also be a multiple tag sale at the Pomfret Senior Center to benefit the Pomfret Food Pantry and Veterans Coffee House. 974-1583.
 
Fri. May 12
Golf Tournament
PUTNAM --- The Killingly-Brooklyn Rotary Club will hold a golf tournament at Connecticut National Golf Course. For more information call 860-428-7661.
 
Sat. May 13
Plant Sale
WOODSTOCK --- The Quiet Corner Garden Club will hold its annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Agricultural Exhibition Building on the Woodstock Fairgrounds. Fund-raiser for the scholarship program.
 
Church Supper
PUTNAM --- The Congregational Church of Putnam will present Polish Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. $12 for adults; $5 for kids 12 and younger. Benefits community charities. Takeout available. 860-928-4405.
 
Wyndham Program
THOMPSON --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present the Long Pond Bird Walk at 8 a.m. at Long Pond. Bring binoculars and alert senses. No dogs. 860-963-2090.
 
Thur. May 18
Wyndham Program
THOMPSON --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present the Bull Hill Bird Walk at 8 a.m. Bring binoculars and alert senses. No dogs. 860-963-2090.
 
Sun. May 21
Wyndham Program
WOODSTOCK --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present the Rocky Hill Refuge Dedication at 1 p.m. Light refreshments. 860-963-2090.
 
Fri. June 2
Golf Tournament
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Rotary Club Ronald P. Coderre Golf Tournament (fund-raiser) will be held at Connecticut National Golf Club. For details call 860-753-4506.
 
Sun. June 4
Wyndham Program
WOODSTOCK --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present Spalding/Rapoport CT Trails Day hike at 10 a.m. at Calkins Road. Leashed dogs welcome.  860-963-2090.
 
Tues. June 6
Performance
WOODSTOCK --- The Three C’s of the Performing Arts for Kids will present “Anne of Green Gables” at 10 a.m. at the Hyde Cultural Center for grades two through six. $4. www.thethreecs.org
 
Fri. June 9
‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’
PUTNAM --- The Bradley Playhouse on Front Street will present “Brighton Beach Memoirs ”at 7:30 p.m. June 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24 and at 2 p.m. June 11, 18 and 25. 860-928-7887.
 
Fri. June 16
Golf Tourney
PUTNAM --- The Arc Quinebaug Valley will hold its 30th annual Gardner Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament at CT National Golf Club. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Benefits the Arc Quinebaug Valley. 860-774-2827.
 
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