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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.
 
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 20
Seminar
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Commission on Aging will host a free seminar from 9 to 11 a.m. at S. Mary Church Hall. Putnam Police Sgt.Justin Lussier speak on how to avoid internet-telephone-door to door scams as well as identity theft. This event is open to seniors (ages 50-up) and their caretakers. Public welcome.
 
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.
 
Clean-up Day
PUTNAM --- The Nature Trail at Murphy Park will be the site of a cleanup in honor of Earth Day at 10 a.m. All are welcome at the entrance to the trail behind the old Armory on Wicker Street Putnam Nature Trail runs behind the elementary and middle schools along Little River and behind the football field. Sponsored by the Greater Putnam Interfaith Council with funding and support from The Last Green Valley and the Town of Putnam Recreation Department.  Food and refreshments will be served. The rain date is May 6.
 
Cleanup
DANIELSON --- The Quiet Corner Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association is holding its annual Earth Day Trail Work & Clean-up Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wauregan Reservoir Quinebaug State Park. All welcome, including kids. The Chapter will provide pizza and refreshments for volunteers. Park at the boat launch at 45 Shepard Hill Road, where QC NEMBA will have a tent set up for check-in. They will provide tools, trash bags and other supplies, but encourage you to bring work gloves and trash picker/naber.
 
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.  
 
Tues. April 25
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.
 
Thur. April 27
Trivia Fund-raiser
PUTNAM ---  The Putnam Lions Club will host a Trivia Night at 7 p.m. at the Crossings Restaurant. The charity of the night will be the Putnam Family Resource Center.
 
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.
 
Comedy Cabaret
PUTNAM --- The Putnam High School Drama Department will present “Clipper Corner Comedy Cabaret” at 7 p.m. April 28 and April 29 in the PHS Black Box Theatre. Presentations include: “10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse” (which answers the question “It’s the end of the world and hordes of rampaging zombies are about to kill you. What do you do?) and “13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview” (where each applicant's interview hilariously illustrates what NOT to do at a college interview.)  Students will also perform comedic musical numbers to tickle your funny bone. Students, $5; adults $7. Refreshments.
 
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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Drug Take-Back Day
PUTNAM --- Putnam PRIDE and the Putnam Police Department will hold a prescription drug take-back day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riverview Farmer’s Market on Kennedy Drive. Convenient drive through.
 
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.
 
Book/Tag Sale
POMFRET --- The Friends of Pomfret Public Library will hold a used book sale and tag sale from 7 a.m. to noon in Pomfret Community School Cafeteria. $5/bag sale from 11 a.m. to noon for books. 
 
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present a bird walk at 8 a.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. $5 for CAS members; $10 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Dinner Cabaret
PUTNAM --- The Putnam High School Music Association will present an Italian Dinner Cabaret from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Mary Church Hall. $10 for adults (age 10 and older) and $6 for senior citizens (60 and older) and children 3-9. 
 
Tag Sale Fund-raiser
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Regional Interact Club’s Relay For Life Team, will hold a tag sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Woodstock Avenue. The goal is to raise $1,000 for the American Cancer Society.
Checks to be made out to - American Cancer Society.
 
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present Nature Sketchbook Journaling from 9 a.m. to noon.  $10 for CAS members; $20 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948 to register and list of recommended supplies.
 
Beautify Putnam
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association will be holding its 9th Annual downtown cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon starting from the US Button Parking Lot on Kennedy Drive. Trash bags, gloves, water, snacks and lunch will be provided for all volunteers. Fun trophies awarded for “the most unusual thing found” and more. 
 
Sun. May 7
Photo Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present “Nature’s Canvas – photography by Nancy L. Barrett” through the end of July at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. Opening reception at 2 p.m. May 7. 860-928-4948.
 
Wed. May 10
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present a Full Moon Guided Walk at 7:30 p.m. at Trail Wood on Kenyon Road. Free for CAS members; $5 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Thur. May 11
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present a bird walk at 5 p.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. $5 for CAS members; $10 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present Trail Wood Bird Walks at 8 a.m. at Trail Wood on Kenyon Road. $3 for CAS members; $7 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
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.
 
 
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