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Wed. Jan. 9
Art Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present its winter art show and sale through Jan. 13 at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. 860-928-4948.

Art Exhibit
THOMPSON --- The Friends of the Thompson Library are sponsoring the Art @ the Library series at the Thompson Public Library with the exhibit “Pourtuitous” by Sarah Sabka through Jan. 31.

Fri. Jan. 11
Winter Weekend
POMFRET --- The Windham Tolland 4-H Camp Winter teen Weekend will run from 5:30 p.m. Jan. 11 through 9 a.m. Jan. 13 for teens 13-17.  $50. Preregister by Jan. 5: 860-974-3379.

History Program
CANTERBURY --- The Canterbury Historical Society will present historian Eric Lehman discussing his book about Tom Thumb following a brief business session at 7 p.m. at the community Room of the Town Hall. All welcome. Free.

Sat. Jan. 12
History Hike
PUTNAM --- The Last Green Valley and Putnam’s Boy Scout Troop 21 hosting Putnam history hike for the public from 10 a.m. to noon starting at the bandstand in Rotary Park. It covers 3.5 miles. Putnam Town Historian Bill Pearsall will be showing off the living history of Putnam that many people never notice nor appreciate. Participants will see and learn the history of, among other things, Cargill Falls, one of the first cotton mills in New England, the former Morse Mansion, the Rhodesville neighborhood, the spot where the former Putnam Technical High School once stood, the building that once held Putnam’s first hospital, historic Main Street, the site of a devastating fire in the 1960s, a memorial to the heroism of Putnam’s only Medal of Honor recipient and Putnam’s downtown before the 1955 flood washed it away. Free. All welcome. Registration not required. Rain date: Jan. 19. 860-928-7241.

Mon. Jan. 14
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. Jan. 15
Survival Program
DANIELSON --- The Danielson Veterans Coffeehouse and the Northeast District Department of Health will have Derek May and Linda Colangelo give a presentation, “Until Help Arrives,” at 9 a.m. at the QVCC Campus. Free. All welcome.

Thur. Jan. 17
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Monthly Bird Walk” at 1 p.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. $5 for CAS members; $10 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948.

Sat. Jan. 19
Benefit Concert
THOMPSON --- The Veterans Coffee House Benefit Concert will be held with cocktails starting at 6 p.m. at the Raceway Restaurant & Golf Club. The Real Wives of Windham County is hosting the event to raise money and awareness for the Veterans Coffee House in Danielson. The Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes & Crematory are the corporate gold sponsors. Cash bar and free light refreshments. $20 at: WINY, The Gilman Funeral Home, the Veterans Coffee House.

TLGV Program
DANIELSON --- The Last Green Valley’s Member Program Series, “Bald Eagles in The Last Green Valley” will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon at TLGV offices on Main Street. Snow date is 1 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Geared to adults. Two-part program. Chief Ranger Bill Reid. Ranger Bill will provide updated information on local eagles as well as information and results from the Jan. 12 Midwinter Eagle Survey, a Connecticut program for which The Last Green Valley helps coordinate volunteers. Following the presentation, participants are invited to drive to the Quinebaug Valley Trout Hatchery with Ranger Bill in hopes of seeing bald eagles. Free to TLGV members; $10 for non-members.

Open House
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the camp on Taft Pond Road. 860-974-3379.

Pastor’s Dinner
PUTNAM --- The Congregational church of Putnam, downtown, will present Pastor Tom’s Pasta Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Free. For info: 860-928-4405.

Chicken Parm Dinner
PUTNAM --- Boy Scout Troop 25 of Putnam will host a Chicken Parmesan Fund-raising Dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus in Putnam. Takeout available.  $10. At door or through FB

Sun. Jan. 20
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Trail Wood Reflections – Reception and Reading” from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. Free. 860-928-4948.

Mon. Jan. 21
Nature Film
POMFRET --- In partnership with the Pomfret Green Team, the Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “A Plastic Ocean” at 6:30 p.m. at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. Free. Snow date, Jan. 22. 860-928-4948.

DAYVILLE --- Dining for a Cause will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. at 99 Restaurant in Killingly Commons to benefit PAWS Cat Shelter.

Sat. Jan. 26
TLGV Adventure
WOODSTOCK --- The Last Green Valley’s Acorn Adventure: Eagle Eyes will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Roseland Park.  Children and their families are invited to join The Last Green Valley’s Chief Ranger Bill Reid and Ranger to experience bald eagles.  Bring binoculars or a spotting scope if you have them. Acorn Adventures are free, thanks to the sponsorship of Putnam Bank.
Bean Supper
E. WOODSTOCK --- The East Woodstock Congregational Church’s Ham & Bean Supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. with continuous seatings at the church.  $10 for adults; kids under 10 admitted free. Take out available. Benefits annual budget and heating needs. Entertainment. For tickets: 860-928-2731 or at the door.

Wee Walk Wander
WOODSTOCK --- The Wyndham Land Trust will present a WLT Wee Wander from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Rapoport/Spalding Preserve and scenic Taylor Brook. Take Joy Road to end of Calkins Rd. Snacks provided. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sun. Jan. 27
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present the new “Trail Wood Non-Fiction Book Club” at Trail Wood on Kenyon Road, from 2 to 5 p.m. Free for CAS members; $5 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948.

Sat. Feb. 2
February Freeze
POMFRET --- The PCS February Freeze 5k Run/Walk will start at 1 p.m. at the Pomfret School – Parsons Lodge. Snow date Feb. 3. $30 per person. Register at Proceeds to go Pomfret Community School 8th grade class trip to Washington D.C.


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