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Wed. April 11
N. GROSVENORDALE --- The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will hold their annual meeting and election of officers at 6:30 p.m.  in the Library Conference Room. They will also welcome local author Joseph Lindley, who will make a presentation on the history of the "Swamp Yankee" at 7 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. Free. All welcome.

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.

Art Exhibit
N. GROSVENORDALE ---  The Friends of the Thompson Public Library’s Art @ the Library will present the 15th Annual Thompson Community Art Show “The World Around Us,” through April 27. A reception will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 4. 860-923-9779.

Thur. April 12
Library Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Public Library will present “EGGS-cellent Experiments” at 4:30. Register at 860-928-3451.

Fri. April 13
Blood Drive
DANIELSON --- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Water Street. 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Blood Drive
S. WOODSTOCK --- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Woodstock Fire Bungay Brigade, on Rt. 171. 1-800-RED-CROSS.

History Program
CANTERBURY --- The Canterbury Historical Society will present Michael Limberg with "Over There And Over Here:  Connecticut's Great War" following the 7 p.m. business meeting at the Community Room at the town Hall. Free. All welcome.

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.

N. GROSVENORDALE --- The Last Green Valley Spring Outdoors Program and the Wyndham Land Trust will offer a free hike to the trust’s Bull Hill property from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at 401 Ravenelle Road. 6 miles. Difficult. Leashed dogs welcome. Bring water, lunch or snack.  860 923-2920.

Spring Program
CHAPLIN --- The Last Green Valley will present “Wildflower Walk” from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Joshua’s Trust Hubbard Sanctuary/Agnes’ Pasture. No dogs or kids under 12. 2 miles. Register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. ”

Sun. April 15
Healing Service
PUTNAM --- A Christian Healing Service will be held at 2 p.m. at St. Philip’s Church on Grove Street. Prayer teams will be available. Service includes praise and worship music and a celebration of the Eucharist. 860-928-3510.

Mon. April 16
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. April 17
Gypsy Moth Program
WOODSTOCK --- The Thames River Basin Partnership will present a free presentation on gypsy moths from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The speaker is the experienced forester and educator, Tom Worthly  from the Ct. Cooperative Extension System. He’ll explain what works and what doesn’t and why. Co-sponsored by the Woodstock Conservation Commission and The New Roxbury Land Trust, Inc. Park behind the town hall and enter through the back door.

Wed. April 18
Library Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Public Library will present “Lionheart Puppets: Jack Tuesday” at 12:30. For ages 4-11. Sponsored by Friends of Pomfret public Library. 860-928-3451.

Thur. April 19
DANIELSON --- Quinebaug Valley Community College’s Visions in Leadership program will present Stephen M. Harney, a security expert, at 5:30 p.m. in the Robert Miller Auditorium. $50 per person in advance, includes dinner and silent auction. 860-932-4174.

Fri. April 20
‘Rock of Ages’
PUTNAM --- The Bradley Playhouse will present “Rock of Ages”  at 7:30 p.m. April 20, 21, 27, 28 and May 4 and 5 and at 2 p.m. April 22, 29 and May 6.  $24 for adults; $21 for seniors and students. Call 860-928-7887 or go to

Sat. April 21
Steak Supper
EASTFORD --- The Eastford Independent Fire Company No. 1 Inc. will hold an all-you-can-eat steak supper at 6:30 p.m. at the firehouse. $20. No tickets at the door. 860-974-0256.

4-H Race-Walk
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp Scamper 5k Race/Walk and 1-Mile Kid Run will be held at the camp on Taft Pond Road. Registration at 8 a.m. Kids’ race at 9:30 and adult race starts at 10 and walker start after runners.

Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Spring Cleaning – Trail Wood Work Day” at 9 a.m. at Trail Wood Sanctuary on Kenyon Road. Bring work gloves and rakes, etc. 860-928-4948.

Open House
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp Open House will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. April 21 and 22. From 1:30 to 2 p.m. April 21 a parent panel will be presented.

NOW ‘Taste’
DANIELSON --- Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. will hold its 7th Annual A Taste for NOW, A Taste for Life fund-raiser from 6 to 10 p.m. at Quinebaug Valley Community College. $60 per person Benefits NOW’s youth scholarships and wellness programs. or at Chase Graphics, Friendly Spirits, Putnam Bank and WINY Radio.

Low-cost Rabies  Clinic
DANIELSON --- Pet Pals Northeast, a local animal welfare organization, is holding a low cost rabies clinic from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital on Rt. 12 on the Danielson/Plainfield town line, $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.

Earth Day
PUTNAM --- Gpic's Annual Earth Day Project will be held at 10 a.m.  A clean out of the empty lot behind Dunkin’ Donuts (on the left) on Kennedy Drive, Putnam.  Funded in part by the Last Green Valley. 860-455-8144.

Sun. April 22
Salamander Walk
POMFRET --- A Spring Outdoors Salamander Story Walk led by LGV Ranger Marcy Dawley will be held from 1 to 2:30 at the Windham-Tolland County 4-H Outdoor Center on Taft Pond Road. Dress for weather. Free. All welcome (no dogs). 860-377-5652.

Mon. April 23
Jane Doe Forum
DANIELSON --- On Cue: Culture and Conversations at QV will present “Jane Doe No More: Sexual Assault Survivors Fighting for Change,” an exploration of the challenges faced by sexual assault survivors who speak up about their experiences at 6 p.m. at the Robert E. Miller Auditorium at QVCC. Seating is limited, so attendees are urged to arrive before the event, which is free and open to the public. Donations for Jane Doe No More, an organization that supports survivors of sexual abuse, will be accepted. Audience members should be aware of the potential for emotionally difficult content.

Wed. April 25
Library Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Public Library will present “Screenwriting 101 Workshops” at 2 p.m. Register at 860-928-3451.

Thur. April 26
Blood Drive
DAYVILLE --- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at United Services Inc. on Rt. 12. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Trivia Challenge
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Lions Club will present Trivia Challenge fund-raiser at 7 p.m. at the Crossings Restaurant downtown. Benefits DKH – Oncology.

Fri. April 27
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Virginia Rail Bird Walk” at 6 p.m. at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. $5 for CAS members; $10 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948.

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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