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Wed. May 30
Library Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Public Library will present “Genealogy Workshop” at 3:30 p.m.

Artist Show
POMFRET --- The Northeast CT Art Guild is having an Artist's show through May 31 at the Vanilla Bean Café. Art is available for purchase. Free. All welcome during restaurant hours.  www.NECTAG.ORG

Art Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon at Pomfret Center will present “Focus on Birds: Featuring David Stumpo & Nancy Barrett” through May 31 at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. 860-928-4948.

Thur. May 31
Library Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Public Library will present “Writing Workshop: Love and Heartbreak” at 7 p.m. at the Old Town House. Register at

Victorian Days
WILLIMANTIC --- Willimantic Victorian Days will be held May 31 through June 3. Music, history, tours.

Trivia Challenge
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Lions will sponsor a Trivia Challenge at 7 p.m. at the Crossings Restaurant. Benefits the Special Olympics.

Fri. June 1
Golf Tourney
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Rotary Club’s Ronald P. Coderre Golf Tournament will be held at Connecticut National Golf Club.

First Fridays
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association will present First Fridays --- African American Heritage from 6 to 9 p.m. around downtown Putnam.

Paddle for Cure
BROOKLYN --- The eighth annual Paddle for a Cure will be begin at 10 a.m. at Riverside Park. Benefits facility and technology needs at the Cancer Center at Day Kimball Hospital. For info and pledge forms go to .

Sat. June 2
Bull Hill Hike
WOODSTOCK --- The Last Green Valley’s Spring  Outdoors program and the Wyndham Land Trust will offer a free hike of the Bull Hill Forest Preserve from 10 a.m. to noon.  Bull Hill Road is located off Senexet Road. Drive respectfully & cautiously to the end of Bull Hill Rd, and park at the gate.

Library Celebration
N. WOODSTOCK --- The North WoodstockLibrary will celebrate 175 years from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It was built in 1843 and was used as a schoolhouse until 1950. Did you attend the school? Share your memories and bring your old class photos and help them put names to the faces in their photos. Refreshments.

Open House
POMFRET --- The  Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp Open House will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. June 2 and 3 at the camp on Taft Pond Road. From 1:30 to 2 p.m. June 2 an informational Parent Panel will be held.

Greek Festival
DANIELSON ---  The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Water Street will present a Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 2 and from noon to 6 p.m. on June 3. Free.

Yard Sale
DANIELSON --- The Westfield Church on Main Street will hold its annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. No early birds.

Library Celebration
N. WOODSTOCK --- The North Woodstock Library will celebrate 175 years from 11 am. To 3 p.m. at the library on Rt. 169. It is being held in collaboration with the Woodstock Historical Society and Elaine LaChapelle. There will be visual display from the buildings school days to the present as a library, old class photos, historical artifacts and share your memories and refreshments.

Fun Ride
HAMPTON --- The Quiet Corner Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association is holding its annual Goodwin/Natchaug Epic Fun Ride starting at 9 a.m. at Goodwin State Forest. Three loops offered. All welcome. Benefits  the purchase, build and installation of a new bridge within Goodwin State Forest.

Bottle Drive
KILLINGLY --- Pet Pals Northeast, a local animal welfare organization, will be collecting redeemable bottles and cans to help homeless and needy animals from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  at the Killingly Town Garage on Rt. 12. Dry cat food needed, Purina brands preferred. Cash donations always welcome.  860-317-1720.

Spring Program
EASTFORD --- The Last Green Valley will present a Nipmuck Trail Hike from 9 a.m. to noon at Barlow Mill Road and Boston Hollow Road. Hike limited to 20 people with limited parking at the trail head on Barlow Mill Road.  Rain cancels. Sign up: 860-774-3300.

Sun. June 3
CHEPACHET --- Music at the Meeting House will present "Springfest -- a Festival of German Music," at 2:30 p.m. at the Chepachet Meeting House, home to the Chepachet Baptist Church, on Rt. 44. All welcome. Free but a free will offering will be taken. Refreshments follow.

Mon. June 4
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 large meeting room on the lower. Minimum fee. Local seniors welcome. Please check the town website for current schedule or call 860-928-6595.

Art Exhibit
THOMPSON --- The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will present Art @ the Library’s exhibit “The Nature of Things” through June 28. The exhibit includes photography by Janet McDonald and poems by Karen Warinsky. The opening reception is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 4.

Tues. June 5
WOODSTOCK --- The Community Cultural Committee d/b/a The Three C’s is adding a second performance of “Nugget and Fang” at noon June 5 at the Center for the Arts at Woodstock Academy on Rt. 169. Tickets are $4 per person for groups of 10 or more, and $6 for individuals. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blood Drive
PUTNAM --- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the YMCA off Kennedy Drive. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Fri. June 8
History Program
CANTRBURY --- The Canterbury Historical Society will present Bruce Clouette with "Rochambeau's Army in Connecticut, 1780-1782" following the 7 p.m. business meeting at the Canterbury Town Hall. Free. All welcome. Refreshments follow.

Sat. June 9
Handbell Concert
PUTNAM --- The Congregational Church of Putnam on Main Street will present a Combined Handbell Concert: The Merrimack Ringers and the Shoreline Ringers, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. 860-928-4405.

CANTERBURY --- The Finnish American Heritage Society will present a traditional Finnish birch bark basketry group exhibit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the society on Rt. 169. Free. All welcome. Handicapped accessible.

Stand Down
DANIELSON --- The Quinebaug Valley Community College will host its third annual Veterans’ Stand Down from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s an annual event that serves veterans living in northeastern Connecticut. The Stand Down will also include a Fall Prevention Expo led by the Northeast District Department of Health. The expo includes free screenings for veterans. For more information call 860-932-4360.

Tues. June 12
Blood Drive
DANIELSON --- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 11:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at  Quinebaug Valley Community College. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Thur. June 14
Community Seminar
PUTNAM --- Green Valley Crossing church will be hosting a Suicide Awareness Seminar with Dr. Naomi Paget from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at GVC, 95 Front St.. This seminar is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about or has been impacted by suicide.  

Fri. June 15
Blood Drive
KILLINGLY --- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Killingly Public Library. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Sat. June 16
Rug Show
WOODSTOCK --- ATHA Quiet Corner HOOK-IN, hosted by the ATHA Quiet Corner Chapter (ATHA is the Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists. $15; $5 vendor shopping only. Preregister by June 1. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sun. June 17
Dad Breakfast
N. GROSVENORDALE --- The Knights of Columbus Council 2087 on Riverside Drive will hold a Father’s Day breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. $7. Benefits Boy Scouts Troop 66. 860-923-2967.

Thur. June 21
Sharks Rock
POMFRET – Pomfret Public Library kicks off summer reading with Sharks Rock, a shark-themed family Magic Show with Steve Royce at 1 p.m.

Sun. June 24
Golf Tourney
PUTNAM --- The Steve Bousquet Memorial Golf Tournament/Congregational Church of Putnam’s 17th Annual Golf Tournament at the Thompson Raceway Golf Course at 11:45 a.m. $125 pp. 860-315-3269.


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