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Wed. March 7
Art Exhibit
THOMPSON --- The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will present, as part of its Art @ the Library, “Ireland Through My Irish Eyes” photography by Alison Boutaugh through March 28.  860-923-9779.

Sat. March 10
Benefit Dinner
PUTNAM --- Putnam Ford Inc. will sponsor its 20th annual Spaghetti Dinner/Dance to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life at the K of C on Rt. 12, N. Grosvenordale. Cocktails at 6; dinner at 7. $25 donation. Limited seating 860-928-2731.

Comedy Fund-raiser
PUTNAM --- The Woodstock Academy Project Graduation will present Funny 4 Fund$.com at St. Mary’s Church. The doors open at 7 and the show starts at 8. Light snacks provided or bring your own. Beverages for sale. Drawings. $20. For tickets contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Culinary Delights
CANTERBURY --- The Finnish American Heritage Society will present Culinary Delights, A Food Demonstration and Tasting Event, at 1:30 p.m. at The Finnish Hall on Rt. 169. Free. All welcome. 860 546-6671.

Italian Dinner
PUTNAM --- The Cargill Council 64 Knights of Columbus on Providence Street will present a pasta, sausage and meatball dinner from 5:30 to 7 p. m. $10 tickets at Council Hall, Joseph’s Jewelers in Putnam and Danielson, or by calling (860) 928-4525.  Benefits the Council 64 Member’s Benefit Fund.

Sun. March 11
Church Program
E. WOODSTOCK --- The East Woodstock Congregational Church will present a program, “From Meeting House to Church: The Evolution of Early New England Religious Structures,” by Myron Stachiw at noon. The church is planning to restore the four original monumental Tuscan order columns. Donations welcome: EWCC-Column Restoration project, EWCC, P.O. Box 156, East Woodstock, CT 06244.

Mon. March 12
Exercise Group
WOODSTOCK --- The Woodstock Senior Exercise Group will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday in the Woodstock Town Hall lower level meeting room. Minimum fee. Local seniors welcome.  860-315-5175.

Fri. March 16
‘Tucker’ Fund-raiser
WOODSTOCK --- The Woodstock Academy, in association with Putnam Bank, will present the Marshall Tucker Band in concert March 16 at the Center for the Arts. Cold Train opens for Marshall Tucker Band at 7. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Benefits improvements to the Center. General admission, $35; Limited premium tickets for $100.

Irish Night
WOODSTOCK --- United Services 17th Annual Irish Night will be held at 6 p.m. at The Mansion at Bald Hill. $40 each or $350 for a table of 10 and available until March This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sat. March 17
Church Supper
DANIELSON --- The Westfield Church on Main Street will present a corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. $12 for adults; $8 for kids 10 and younger. Eat in or takeout.

Sun. March 18
Nature Program
BROOKLYN --- The Last Green Valley will present “Soaring Over the Last Green Valley: The Return of Bald Eagles” at 10:30 a.m. at the Brooklyn Community Center. Program by chief ranger Bill Reid. Free. All welcome.

Mon. March 19
Basketball Shoot-Out
PUTNAM --- The Ray Brousseau Putnam Rotary Club All Star Senior Basketball Shoot-out will be held at the Putnam High School gym. The women’s game will start at 5:30 p.m. and the men’s starts at 7. Door and shoot-out prizes. $3 for adults; $1 for students and seniors.

Tues. March 20
Nature Program
W. THOMPSON --- The Last Green Valley will present “Sprint Outdoors: A Special Vernal Equinox TLGV Hike” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the W. Thompson Dam. Meet in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parking lot. Hike is just more than 2 miles, round trip. Bring bag lunch and TLGV will pack in cider and cookies. RSVP: 860-774-3300.

Wed. March 21
Library Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Library Friends will present “Intro to Online Genealogy: Free Online Sources Part 2,” at 3 p.m. at the library. Free. 860-928-3475.

Nature Program
HOLLAND, Mass. --- The Last Green Valley will present “Notable and Notorious: Curious and Infamous Characters from The Last Green Valley” at 1 p.m. at the Holland Community Center on Brimfield Road. All welcome. 860-774-3300.

Sat. March 24
Food Drive
PUTNAM ---  There will be a food drive for local, needy people from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cargill Council 64 Knights of Columbus Hall on Providence Street. Please bring your nonperishable food items and tax-deductible monetary donations. Easter Bunny will be there. You can also mail your check to Interfaith Human Services of Putnam. P.O. Box 281, Putnam, CT 06260.

BROOKLYN --- The Federated Church of Christ on routes 6 and 169 will hold a Take Out Lasagna Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. or until it’s gone. $10.

Sun. March 25
Palm Sunday Concert
PUTNAM --- The Congregational Church of Putnam will host the Palm Sunday Ecumenical Concert at 3 p.m. Local church choirs will take part.

Nature Program
LEBANON --- The Last Green Valley will present “The Last Green Valley’s Acorn Adventure: Treasure Hunting on the Trails” from 1 to 3 p.m. at Camp Laurel on Clubhouse Road. Open to kids and their families. Visit for more info.

Mon. March 26
Film Series
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center, in partnership with the Town of Pomfret Green Team, will present “Merchants of Doubt” at 6:30 p.m. at the center on Day Road. Snow date: March 27. Free. 860-28-4948.

Wed. March 28
‘Freedom Train’
WOODSTOCK --- Harriet Tubman, and the inspiring story of the Underground Railroad, come to life when The Three C’s presents Theatreworks USA from New York  with their production of “Freedom Train” at 10 a.m. at the Center for the Arts at Woodstock Academy, Rt. 169. Tickets are $4 per person for groups of 10 or more, and $6 per person for under 10. For info email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sat. March 31
Nature Program
DANIELSON --- The Last Green Valley will present “Dark Sky in The Last Green Valley --- Light Pollution 101” from 1 to 3 p.m. at The Last Green Valley Office Conference Room on Main Street. Program appropriate for all ages 6 and older. 860-774-3300.

Sat. April 7
WOODSTOCK VALLEY --- Broadway Live Productions will present "The Conncert" April 7 and 8 at the Center for the Arts at The Woodstock Academy. Benefits Hale YMCA Youth and Family Center. Tickets: at the Hale YMCA in Putnam or online at

Empty Bowls
PUTNAM --- The Congregational Church of Putnam and Sawmill Pottery’s annual Empty Bowl fund-raiser will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Putnam High School’s cafeteria. $20.  860-928-4405.

Tues. April 10
Tech Fair
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Commission on Aging is hosting a technology fair on from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church Hall. Please bring your IPhone, Android or other communication device along with any questions you have about how to use its various functions. Staff from the Putnam Verizon store answering questions. We will also have a table with information on how to access free senior applications. Free. All welcome. Light refreshments.

Sat. April 14
Tag Sale
KILLINGLY --- A tag sale to benefit PAWS Cat Shelter will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Community Room at the Killingly Library, rain/snow/or shine.

Tag Sale
CANTERBURY --- The Canterbury Historical Society will host an Indoor Tag Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Canterbury Town Community Room on Rt. 14.

Sat. April 28
Volunteer Day
WOODSTOCK --- A volunteer cleanup day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Crystal Pond Park (formerly Nahaco Park)  Tools supplied. Please bring proper footwear, safety glasses and gloves.


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