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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.
 
Art Exhibit
THOMPSON --- The Friends of the Library will present Art @ the Library, Thompson Spring Student Art Showcase through May 30.  www.thompsonpubliclibrary.org.
 
Art Show
POMFRET --- The  Northeastern CT Art Guild is having an Art show at the Vanilla Bean through May 29.  Seventeen artists have works in oils, watercolors, pastels, pen and ink, collage, and in wood. 
 
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. 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.
 
Senior Meeting
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Senior Citizens will meet at 2 p.m. at the Putnam VFW.860-928-0688
 
'39 Steps'
POMFRET --- The Pomfret School Theater will present "The 39 Steps" at 7 p.m. May 11 and at 8 p.m. May 12 in the Hard Auditorium.
 
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.
 
History Program
CANTERBURY --- The Canterbury Historical Society will present Stephen Spignesi with “Grover Cleveland's Rubber Jaw and Other Unusual, Unexpected, Unbelievable but All-True Facts About America's Presidents” following the 7 p.m. business meeting at the Community Room at town hall. Free. All welcome. Refreshments.
 
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.
 
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present a Long Pond bird walk at 8 a.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. Carpool to Wyndham Land Trust Preserve in Thompson. $7 for CAS members; $12 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Mother’s Day Event
EASTFORD --- A Mother’s Day Story Time & Craft event will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Eastford Public Library for kids 3 and older. Register by May 6 at 860-974-0125.
 
Food Drive
PUTNAM --- Putnam Post Office Postmaster Don Deslauriers said the post office will be holding its annual food drive to support Daily Bread and TEEG. Place a bag of nonperishable food near the mail box or drop it off at the Putnam Post Office downtown. "There's always a need in the community."
 
Plant Sale
BROOKLYN --- The Federated Church of Christ at the intersection of routes 6 and 169, will hold a Mother’s Day Plant, Bake and Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to noon.
 
Arboretum Tour
WOODSTOCK --- The Palmer Arboretum on Rt. 169 will be part of the Last Green Valley’s Spring Outdoors program with a tour at 10:30 a.m. All welcome.
 
Senior Meeting
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Commission on Aging will present Dr. Joseph Botta speaking about medications and seniors from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Mary Church Hall on Providence Street. Free. Open to seniors, their caretakers, and the public. 
 
Sun. May 14
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present a Mother’s Day Bird Walk at 8 a.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. $5 for CAS members; $10 for nonmembers.  Mother’s free. 860-928-4948.
 
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present a Second Sunday Guided Walk at 2 p.m. at Trail Wood on Kenyon Road. Free for CAS members; $5 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Mon. May 15
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present 20 Warbler Day from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. $15 for CAS members; $30 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Tues. May 16
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.
 
Wed. May 17
Fun Run
THOMPSON --- The West Thompson Dam Fun Run will start May 17, and run on Wednesdays through Sept. 13. It will be held at the West Thompson Dam Entrance on Ravenelle Road. Start time is 6:15 p.m. Distance is 3.1 and 1.44 miles. The Fun Run or walk is free and is open to everyone. Free T-shirt once three events are completed. Details: mayer.robert @sbcglobal.net. This year’s events will be held in memory of Ryan French who died in January.
 
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present a bird watch for people with limited mobility at 8 a.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. $5 for CAS members; $10 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Thur. May 18
Chapeau Show
WOODSTOCK --- The Sassy Chapeau Hat Show will be held at 5:30 at the Mansion at Bald Hill on Plaine Hill Road. Hat show, food, entertainment. Benefits the Northeast Connecticut Women’s & Girls Fund, managed in partnership with the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut. $20. 860-315-3315. 
 
Fri. May 19
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present 90 Bird Day from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. Bring lunch, drinks and snack. $20 for CAS members; $35 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Sat. May 20
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present a bird banding demonstration at 9 a.m. at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. $5 for CAS members; $10 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Rabies Clinic
CANTERBURY --- Pet Pals Northeast, a local animal welfare organization, is holding a low cost rabies clinic from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Canterbury Fire Station on Rt. 14.  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. 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.
 
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present Spring Writing Workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. at Trail Wood on Kenyon Road. $10 for CAS members; $20 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Acorn Adventure
CENTRAL VILLAGE --- TLGV Ranger Marcy’s Acorn Adventure – Pond & Field Discoveries will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at QV State Hatchery on Trout Hatchery Rd. Tour the hatchery building, walk the trails to the family fishing pond. Bring your fishing pole, worms, and barbless hooks. Snacks, stickers and fresh air family fun.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
Mon. May 22
Library Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Library Friends will present “Creative Writing for Adults  with Christine Kalafus” at 7 p.m. at the library. Free. Register at pomfretlibrary.org.
 
Thur. May 25
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present Trail Wood Bird Walks at 8 a.m. at Trail Wood parking lot on Kenyon Road. $3 for CAS members; $7 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
Sat. May 27
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret will present Boston Hollow Bird Watch at 8 a.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. $7 for CAS members; $12 for nonmembers.  860-928-4948.
 
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