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Wed. June 5
Photo Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Birds of Connecticut Photography Exhibit” through the end of July at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. 860-928-4948.

Fri. June 7
First Fridays
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association’s First Fridays will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. around downtown Putnam. This month’s theme is “American Music.”

Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Bird Walk/Breeding Bird Survey” at 7 a.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. $5 for CAS; $10 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948.

Appreciation Dinner
PUTNAM --- The Congregational Church of Putnam will hold a Complimentary Appreciation Dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Use the Livery Street Entrance. 860-315-3269.

Sat. June 8
Fund-raiser Festival
PUTNAM --- The 13th Annual Particle Accelerator Music Festival will be held from noon to 11 p.m. in Rotary Park. This free, family-friendly event features around 20 local bands as well as art demos, children’s activities and information from local nonprofit providers on mental health and depression resources. The festival raises awareness and funding for suicide and depression services for United Services, Inc.

Bottle Drive
KILLINGLY --- Pet Pals Northeast, a local animal welfare organization, will be collecting redeemable bottles and cans from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Killingly Town Garage on Rt. 12. Dry cat food urgently needed, Purina brands preferred. Cash donations always welcome. 860-317-1720.
Stand Down
DANIELSON --- Quinebaug Valley Community College, in partnership with the Danielson Veterans Coffeehouse, will host its annual Veterans’ Stand Down, an event designed to give former service members assistance with benefits information, on from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Danielson campus. There will be various discussions and resources available including a fall prevention exposition organized by the Northeast District Department of Health which will provide free health screenings for veterans on a first-come, first-served basis. 860-932-4114

Sun. June 9
Paddle for a Cure
PUTNAM --- The 9th Annual Paddle for a Cure, which benefits the Day Kimball Hospital Cancer Center, will begin at 10 a.m. at Riverside Park, Brooklyn. Paddle for a Cure is a kayaking event founded and organized by northeastern Connecticut native Lance Collins, an avid kayaker who has lost several family members to cancer. For info and to obtain a pledge form, call 860-928-7141.

Mon. June 10
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.

Wed. June 12
EASTFORD --- The Eastford Senior Citizens will host a program at the Killingly Historical and Genealogical Society building. It begins with a meal Deb’s Place on Main Street, Danielson, at 11:30, and the program follows at 12:45 at the historical society building (three steps --- no handicapped-access.) $8 per person. Caravan possible. All welcome. Info/reservation by June 8: 860-538-8868.

Thur. June 13
History Program
PUTNAM --- The Aspinock Historical Society will present “Putnam's Music History through the Ages” at 6:30 p.m. at the Joseph Pempek Conference Room in Putnam High School. All welcome.

Fri. June 14
‘The Savannah Sipping Society’
PUTNAM --- The Bradley Playhouse will present “The Savannah Sipping Society” through June 23.

History Program
CANTERBURY --- The Canterbury Historical Society will present  “Rudy Rzeznikiewicz Discussing Antique Architectural Materials” following the 7 p.m. business meeting at the Canterbury Town Hall Community Room. Free. All welcome.

Sat. June 15
Rug Exhibit
WOODSTOCK --- Quiet Corner Hook-In Rug exhibit will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Woodstock Fairgrounds. For info, registration: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Finnish Event
CANTERBURY --- Juhannus (midsummer) will be celebrated from 4 to 8 p.m. June 15 at the Canterbury Finn Hall. Free. All welcome. Music, food.

Solstice Fund-raiser
DANIELSON --- Logee’s Greenhouses will host its Sixth Annual Summer Solstice Celebration to benefit AccessCommunity Action Agency from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Food music.

Free Mammogram
PLAINFIELD --- Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Diagnostic Imaging Dept. and Rose Bove LaRose Cancer Center invite eligible women to a free Mammogram Screening Day from 7 a.m. to noon at the Day Kimball Healthcare Center in Plainfield. For info and eligibility requirements call 203- 814-2369.

Low-cost Rabies Clinic
DANIELSON --- Pet Pals Northeast is holding a low-cost rabies clinic from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital on Rt. 12. 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.

Spin-a-Thon Fund-raiser
PUTNAM --- The Hale YMCA’s “Road to Wellness” Spin-a-Thon fund-raiser will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The indoor team cycling event will help fund Hale programs, like LIVESTRONG, which has put more than 150 local survivors back on their road to wellness after battling cancer. Includes a silent auction and testimonials. 860-315-9622

Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Whip-poor-will Walks” at 8:45 p.m. at Robbins Preserve. Bring small flashlight or headlamp. $10 for CAS; $20 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948.

Sun. June 16
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present a Father’s Day Family Treasure Hunt from 1 to 4 p.m. at Trail Wood on Kenyon Road.  Fee per family: $10 for CAS; $20 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948.


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