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Wed. June 6
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. 

Fri. June 8
History Program
CANTERBURY --- 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.

'The Nerd'
PUTNAM -- The Bradley Playhouse will present “The Nerd” at 7:30 p.m. June 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 and at 2 p.m. June 10, 17 and 24. $20 and $16. 860-928-7887.

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.

Mon. June 11
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.

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.

 BROOKLYN --- The Eastern Connecticut Conservation District will offer a build-a-rain-barrel workshop at 6 p.m. at the UConn Windham County Extension Center on Wolf Den Road. The first 20 people to register will receive a free rain barrel kit, which will be assembled at the workshop. The barrels for this project are donated by the Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Preregister by calling: 860-319-8807.

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.

Rabies Clinic
DANIELSON --- Pet Pals Northeast, a local animal welfare organization, is holding a low cost rabies clinic from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital on Rt. 12, on the 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. 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.

Sat. June 23
Tag Sale
ASHFORD --- The St. Philip Church on Rt. 44 will hold a tag sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors needed. $20. 860-429-9212.

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.

Tues. June 26
World Beatles Day
POMFRET -  The Pomfret  Public Library will pay tribute to the Fab Four and World Beatles Day with music and a sock-topus craft from the Octopus’ Garden at 11 a.m.

Thur. June 28
Story Time
POMFRET – The Pomfret Public Library will present a Dance Party Story Time with music, crafts and dancing with the bubble machine at 10:30 a.m.

Mandala CD Art
POMFRET – The Pomfret Public Library will present Tweens and Teens can make a beautiful Mandala using a discarded CD and some nail polish & Sharpies at  12:30 p.m.

Prudence Crandall Film
POMFRET – The Pomfret Public Library will present a showing of the documentary film, Prudence Crandall: Voice of Conviction” at 7 p.m.  at Old Town House.  Sponsored by Friends of Pomfret Public Library.

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

Wed. July 18
Rug Exhibit
DUDLEY --- The Pearl K. McGown Northern Teachers’ Workshop rug exhibition will be held from noon to 7 p.m. at the Nichols College Auditorium. Free admission.

Fri. Aug. 3
First Fridays
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association will present First Fridays --- Greek-American Heritage from 6 to 9 p.m. around downtown Putnam.

Sat. Aug. 11
PUTNAM --- Day Kimball Healthcare’s annual Walk & Race for the NECT Cancer Fund will begin at 6:30 a.m. at the Black Dog Bar and Grille on Park Road. To register for the event visit or call the Day Kimball Healthcare Development Office at (860) 928-7141.

Sun. Aug. 12
Duck Race
PUTNAM --- The Arc QV Duck Race will be held today at Rotary Park.

Fri. Sept. 7
First Fridays
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association will present First Fridays --- Native American Heritage from 6 to 9 p.m. around downtown Putnam.

Sun. Sept. 16
Fund-raiser Race
DAYVILLE --- The 7th annual NOW Road Race and Walk will be held at Alexander's Lake. It is a fund-raiser for NOW. For registration and more information go to:

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