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Wed. April 12
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.
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.
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
PUTNAM --- Putnam Senior Citizens will meet at 2 p.m. at the Putnam VFW.
Fri. April 14
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.
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
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
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
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.
DANIELSON --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present Every Day Earth Day Fair at 11 a.m. at QVCC. 860-963-2090.
Wed. April 19
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun. April 23
Fri. April 28
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.
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
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.
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
Tues. May 2
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.
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.
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
W. WOODSTOCK --- The West Woodstock Library will hold its annual book sale to benefit the library from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
WOODSTOCK --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present the Rocky Hill Refuge Dedication at 1 p.m. Light refreshments. 860-963-2090.
Fri. June 2
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
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
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
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.